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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by crazyrider, Jul 18, 2016.

  1. crazyrider

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    Hello Guys,

    Its been a week since I took delivery of my Phantom advanced and loving every bit, although it is nerve-wracking when its high up in the sky. Intended to buy a standard but got a sweet 25% off on Amazon, so ended up with the advanced instead. Thanks to this forum, I placed an order for a backpack and next on my list is a car charger and possibly, a warranty.
    Will be lurking around here when I am not flying!

    Thanks!
     
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  2. TriadAerial

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    Welcome to the club! I got my P3P not long ago and I was terrified at only 50 feet off the ground. Now I cruise up to 400 feet and don't even break a sweat. Once you see how well these things handle and you have GPS lock it almost flies itself.


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  3. crazyrider

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    Thank you!
    First 3 days, all I did was hover at 4 feet and just stare at the **** thing. This weekend, I went to an open area and flew it to 400 feet without any sweat.
    Off topic question, do you guys use propeller guards? I searched and found mixed responses.
     
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    where are you located in the bay area?


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  5. dirkclod

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    Welcome to the forum crazyrider .
    I hope you will find our site helpful and look forward to any input , photo's/video's you might post .
    Don't be shy and ask anything if you can't find it by searching .
    This bunch here are the smartest you will find anywhere :)
     
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    Thanks Dirk! Spending more time at the mavic forum lately since I received my mavic yesterday :)
     
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    Am glad it arrived and just am waiting for mine . I'm spending so much time in both forums I'm dizzy :eek:
     
  9. crazyrider

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    I hope you will be dizzy flying the mavic, soon! you have a quite a nice collection.
     
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    Thanks :) Getting dizzy from just trying to keep up in both . You know ;)
    Flying makes me slow down ;)
     
  11. crazyrider

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    In the future, you will be able to train your drone to fly another drone. that will take care of your dizziness ;)
     
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