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Hole for H3-3D

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by mrand, May 9, 2014.

  1. mrand

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    I have the Phantom 2 and I also have a hole under my H3-2D gimble. I assume I won't have to drill anything out in order to install the H3-3D gimble? The hole doesn't look big enough for the metal part to fit into though. I just want to know what I'm getting into if I have the new gimble.

    Thanks.
     
  2. mrand

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    Anybody?
     
  3. wkf94025

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    Three options:
    1) Buy the new adapter that shims the H3-3D down away from the shell, and includes longer legs to keep camera off the floor. Not sure if this part is shipping yet. If not, probably very soon.
    2) Dremel a sufficient hole in your shell, similar to the hole in the new P2. Search this forum for many instructions/photos/videos on this.
    3) Try my cheap quick hack that avoids Dremel and new part, if you have the longer screws that come with the prop guards: use those plus 4 rubber faucet washers to shim the H3-3D base plate away from the shell. I still have enough ground clearance (barely) though I always hand launch and hand land, so ground clearance not a high priority for me.

    Kelly
     
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  5. mrand

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    Appreciate the response. I will check these options out. Much appreciated.
     
  6. madsonp

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    You're better off enlarging to hole, if you use spacers it puts your camera that much closer to the ground and it's already to close as it is.
     
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