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Hiking with the Phantom

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by gavinski, Aug 4, 2014.

  1. gavinski

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    It was a gorgeous weekend here in the Pacific northwest, so I headed up to the mountains for a hike. I also took my Phantom, which I simply strap to my day-pack, and put all the gear inside.

    I must have passed about two dozen groups on the trail, and at least half of them asked - "what's that on your backpack?". When I explained, they ALL responded with "that's so cool" or something similar. One guy was so intrigued he asked me to stop so he could take a photo of the Phantom. It was nice to have so many positive responses to the Phantom.

    Here's a photo of the setup, and a screen capture from the video.
     

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  2. Wedeliver

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    Just don't forget your memory card!! and what you are doing is the future of hiking.
     
  3. gavinski

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    Funny you should say that. When I started up the Phantom and turned on the GoPro, I saw a "NO SD Card" error message. "Nooooo!!!". It was actually there - all I had to do was pull out the card and re-insert it. But for a moment there....
     
  4. Zeeener

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    The "NO SD Card" error generally only pops up for 3-5 seconds for me and the goes away and all is fine.

    I have a slim Dakine Mt biking bag that I strap my phantom too and go hiking. So light and easy to quickly pull it off and spin on some props, your in the air within minutes.

    http://instagram.com/p/rU_zatyZ1o/?modal=true
     
  5. Wedeliver

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    that is one nice photo. just remember when you go for that walk about, memory cards!
     
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