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Homemade Phantom Case

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by jmabile, Jun 26, 2013.

  1. jmabile

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    Anyone know where I can get a block of foam? I need to re-do my homemade case, and I'm looking for a solid block that I can cut with an electric knife. I've tried Home Depot, Lowes, shipping stores and numerous fabric stores.
     
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    Re: Homemade Phantom Case w/Prop Guards

    Anyone know the new case size for the DJI Phantom with Prop Guards? I was able to set up a case (from a case from work) for my Phantom without the guards but since I've added them it doesn't fit. Just curious if anyone has put something together yet.
     
  4. Roadkilt

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    I made a case from a 36cm x 58cm plastic lidded tub from Walmart ($14). 5 cm block of foam from Lee Valley Hardware cut to fit the inside ($6). Very easy to cut and shape, it has a more rigid piece on the top above a softer white foam. Cutouts for the transmitter, float equipped Phantom with Gopro hanging on it, 5 batteries, spare AAs, spare GoPro batts, some tools and I keep a set of the LED codes etc under it all. Nice and clean to carry one handed, everything except the charger and spare parts. Not bad for $20!
     

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    :D :D Awesome. Saved me some useless tinkering, I'll just follow your lead. Thanks Bro.
     
  6. Shrimpfarmer

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    I love your homemade case. Thanks for the pics and I too will follow your lead.

    Shrimpy ;)
     
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    You can get just about any type of foam at a crafts store like Michaels. Great idea to have see thru and be cheap! Nicely done!
     
  8. baker745

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    Very nice. Gonna go get the supplies for one tonight. My wife was walking by when I was looking at the pics and she even thought it was cool.
     
  9. baker745

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    I am having a real hard time finding a tote like that to fit the Phantom with prop-guards. I may have to take the prop guards off if I want an inexpensive case. :shock:
     
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