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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by PilotHarry, Sep 22, 2015.

  1. PilotHarry

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    I once lost a small FPV quadcopter in a semi urban area after losing control, never to see it again.

    Being new to phantom, I was wondering if people have a sticker or note that has your phone number somewhere on the quad.

    Of course, this is in case (God forbid) there is a critical failure that prevents you from accessing GPS.

    Anyone?
     
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    Cheaper.... Brother label maker.. If Found Call For A Reward - Phone #
     
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    i have a buddy with a vinyl cutter, been meaning to get my number done
    i usually fly with a gps attached to the battery lol
     
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    I would add "Not functional without authorized remote" just to discourage someone selling it or buying a remote.
    DJI should make some add some kind of ID making a lost Phantom dead forever.
     
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    Brother label maker worked for me. My quad is plastered with contact in. Oh yeah, don't forget the SD card as they can pop out in a crash. I also add my contact data to it in the form of a tiny text file on it.
     
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    I used a sharpie. Yeah, looks like heck, especially with my terrible handwriting, but hopefully no one will ever see it! Definitely going to use a label maker when I finally get my P3!
     
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    But then after this effort we are going through to mark our birds, we've gotta hope that in the sad case that we lose them, someone trustworthy will actually return it to us...
     
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    ...and a downside would be that if you really screwed up and hurt someone or lost it on top of a skyscraper you'd be potentially prosecuted since your name and number are displayed.
     
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    Thats ominous! Haha anonymity for the win
     
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    True. "Reward if found"?
     
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    Definitely.
    But..no amount mentioned.....makes it "negotiable"
    Why offer $100 or more if they'll take $25 ?
    What if your quad is a worthless pile or plastic?
    Plus once they call you, you have THEIR phone number.
     
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    I plan to use a sticker and a qr code too.
     
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    ImageUploadedByPhantomPilots - DJI Phantom Forum1443037915.632011.jpg
    I print these myself on Avery 5660 Clear Laser Labels. About 8 cents. This one has been on my P3P for over 80 flights already.
     
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    It's not cool to be a coward. If you do it, own up to it. Such is life.
     
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    Not a bad idea...
     
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    bought it on ebay about a year ago.

    i hope i never have to use them :) 2015-09-23 19.40.59.jpg
     
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  20. chapsrlz

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    yes!
    but you should be responsible for your actions ;-)
     
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