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Help me to decide

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by t2adze, Jul 20, 2016.

  1. t2adze

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    I have a brand new P3 Advanced + 2 batteries and hardshell backpack, with sunshade and other useful accesories.

    I bought it over the internet, and if something happens to it i have to send it to Germany. Which is far away from my country and costs a lot to send it there and get it back(taxing) repaired in case something happens.

    So i discovered there is this company in my city which sells Phantoms with 1 year warranty.
    They sell P3A for 960$ and P4 for $1500.

    So i have two options

    1) Sell my P3A with Everything for around 900$. Add another 600$ and get P4 from them.

    2) Sell my P3A with one battery only (leave another one and backpack for me) for around 850$, (because ordering it from overseas will cost over 950$ to my country), and add another 100$ and buy new P3A from them.

    Early or lately one day i am anyway plannong to move to P4.

    I know decision is up to me to decide. But i would appreciate to hear fellow forum pilot thoughts as well :)

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  2. Numone

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    Where is your country? And why are you already planning to upgrade to a P4? Seems like you're worried about an issue that probably won't occur. What happens if the P4 fails; won't you have the same issue?
     
  3. dirtybum

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    Keep flying that one while you save up for your second Phantom of your choice. When you worry about crashing things before it even happens you're just " borrowing trouble" as the expression goes
     
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  4. Numone

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    Exactly... I've had 155 flights on our P3 and it's fantastic. Just go enjoy your a/c....
     
  5. MPPilot

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    If you are already planning to move to a P4 then I would say do it now if you have the extra cash. That's my two pfennigs.
     
  6. t2adze

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    Country is Georgia.
    Why i think something can happej again is cause. Once i had ESC error. Had to send it to Germany and they replaced the drone for free but All this cost me 170$.

    Recently the RC failed and they are sending me the extra one for free. So i just thibk having a company in my city responsible for the problem can b way better?

    Maybe P4 is not an option yet cause i am low on budget now.

    But what about the 2nd option? Makes sense right?

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  7. fastsmiles

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    Wait for the P5. In the mean time, save your money and enjoy the P3.
     
  8. t2adze

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    P5 is far far away.

    P4 is not an option yet.

    But what about getting p3a with a warranty from local company?

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  9. happydays

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    It's a manufacturer's warranty not a dealer one. A dealer should treat you exactly the same way that he would if you had bought the unit from him. Providing your seller in Georgia is a DJI retailer then you can use him for any manufacturing defects.