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I'm new to this, and I crashed my p3 standard. Any tips on how to repair this?

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Andrewkel, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. Andrewkel

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    It looks like the top and bottom plastic pieces separated, and I'm not sure how to get the piece of plastic holding it together to become unstuck
     

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    I did that too first day you have to unscrew shell then use plastic thin piece to pop it open then put back together or just leave it what I did
     
  3. msinger

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    While it's not necessarily easy to do, it'll be easiest to slide that tab back under if you remove the top of your shell. Perhaps opening just that side of the shell would be sufficient too. If you need instructions on opening the shell, I have some good videos linked here.
     
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    Is that all that is broke?
     
  5. Andrewkel

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    Unfortunately no, the plastic piece holding the top of the camera or whatever snapped at one point. From my understanding I need to order a replacement and try to replace it. I tried super glueing it but the glue fell apart after the test flight to make sure everything was still working after the initial crash. Other than that I already fixed the rubber pieces and the plastic no drop things. The camera and gimbal is fine I think. It's just the plastic that snapped and the body that came apart a bit.
     

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    Ouch!, I bet somebody will give you some repair tips on that one.
    So while your not flying, you got some more reading to do, just kidding.
    But, look into IMU, after crashes.
    I thought this was a good post.

    IMU Calibration | DJI Phantom Drone Forum

    Rod
     
  7. Mark The Droner

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    Welcome to the site!
     
  8. RodPad

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    I found the one I was looking for, similar repair, what else are you going to do at work, search the forums.
     
  9. Zuzua

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    Purchase "plasti aid " it's great to repair broken p3 plastic parts or any plastic parts for that matter.
    Can find it on Amazon


    Sent from my iPhone using PhantomPilots mobile app
     
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    Thanks for the reply, is the grey actually plastic?
    I have never really paid attention.
    I don't really have much money anyway.
    ;)
     
  11. Zuzua

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    Hey bud, do you know if the part he broke on his standard is the same part add the one in p3p? I can send him one if it's the same?
     
  12. Squirrel!

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    It's the same. Mighty neighborly of you to do that for a stranger. Thankyou!

    Or the OP can try this:

    https://www.amazon.com/Loctite-Plastic-0-85-Fluid-Syringe-1363118/dp/B0044FBB8C

    I used it to repair the ear on my gimbal after a crash 3-4 months ago.

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  13. Squirrel!

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    Oh yeah...I have put 80+ miles on the bird since the repair. It's permanent. :cool:
     
  14. RodPad

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    Geese, I hope the OP comes back to see all the work we did.
     
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    JB plastic weld works awesome too, any auto parts store and wallyworld