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Hmm... What to do?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by mickey78, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. mickey78

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    Hi all!

    First of all thanks, this forum is awesome! So I don't own a Phantom yet. I am very interested in buying one. For now, I did order a Blade nano QX which is a nano copter to introduce me to quads and also practice my driving skill. This should arrive next week. Then most likely I will be in love and will be wanting more; the Phantom.

    My question; here where I live (north Canada) we start having bad weather/winter around october. I am questioning myself, should I be buying one and have fun with it for a couple months before winter and then can't do anything all winter or should I wait for next year and maybe hope for a new model.

    I would aim towards a Vision+ and I see they came on the market december 2013, should we expect see new model around same date?

    Thanks
     
  2. Catalina36

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    Haven't heard anything about a new model coming out. Why not fly in the winter? I bet you could get some really nice shots especially right after a fresh snowfall.
     
  3. mickey78

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    We get some cold weather here that can usually go around -20 or -25 and sometimes -35. I read operating temps have to above freezing?
     
  4. Khudson7

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    One solution is...move! Oh wait, I live north of Montreal and have that same weather. **** it does get cold. But I did see some youtube videos from my area taken last winter, and it did not seem to stop them from flying. Only having mine since about April, I do not intend to let our winters stop me....there are some really nice postcard scenery here in the winter along with great winter sports that are begging to be filmed.
     
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    The 2+ wasn't released until April 2014 but no-one has any idea when an updated model may show. There are no rumours.
     
  7. Wedeliver

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    Last spring all we had to watch were those snow vîds iposted above and there were lots more snow videos then.
     
  8. HarryT

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    The video on this one is awfully shaky:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNSF4pCTlYk

    Is it a Phantom Vision, without a gimbal, I wonder?