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I want me an fc40

Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by jamwatn, Dec 26, 2014.

  1. jamwatn

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    Hi!
    I'm looking to get myself an fc40, but here in the UK they appear to have ran out, on Amazon, Maplin and where I found them cheapest, Tinydeal.
    On eBay there are literally two second hand at the prices of a brand new unit only a month or go!
    What's happened? Discontinued?
    I'm gutted!
    I hate to say it but also, is there equivalent copter, for the same money? For features and value,I haven't found anything!
    Thanks!
     
  2. Mandrake

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    Try the Walkera QR350 It has similar stuff. If I can get my Alien home build off the ground I'll sell you my FC40 ...LOL.
     
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    Just wait awhile a replacement will be out soon.
     
  4. jamwatn

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    I want fpv and filming, doesn't look like the x350 is designed for that.
     
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    Ok well that has crept up from 350 in a month!!
     
  7. PsychopathRC

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    It was £350?

    I was originally going to buy mine from a place called MarionvilleModels(.com) for £360. But they ran out of stock and told me there will be no more. I paid £370 on Ebay. No big deal for me, lol. Now it's going up though. If you REALLY want one, buy ASAP as I think the price will continue to rise!
     
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    I sold mine a few months ago and got £400 for it on ebay.

    Moved over to the P2V+
     
  9. Chrisxr2

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    Maplins told me they where getting stock in yesterday when I last asked, I would also ring and see which individual stores have stock as prices are only going up, I believe the camera company went bust.
     
  10. PsychopathRC

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    Exactly what I heard. Hey maybe I heard it from you! If you really want one and Maplins just aren't cutting it, check out that link of mine. I got mine from that seller.
     
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    No wonder!
     
  12. Chrisxr2

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    I got one in the Black Friday sales from the London cameta exchange for only 300 pounds, was a lucky boy indeed.
     
  13. jamwatn

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    AAh. I'm gutted. I was about to buy a £350 second hand one with 12month warranty from Maplin but I missed out by about 5 mins I swear! Now you can only get them for about £390 on ebay, with no warranty! Bidding is about £350+ pre-owned on ebay too.
    Really really gutted! Looks like I'm not going to get one! At one point I saw them selling for £309 on a website too!!
    Is there no way of making my own set up for similar money? All I want is FPV & GPS Return to home with a decent camera range and the FC40 just fits exactly what I want at a really good price!!