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Looking for Phantom Landing Gear Mod

Discussion in 'Classifieds' started by ricklohre, Jul 11, 2013.

  1. ricklohre

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    Looking for a Shapeways Landing Gear Mod by Simensays.
    https://www.shapeways.com/model/1066547 ... Box-search

    Either v2 or v3. I am trying to order one through shapeways and it says ships August...ugh! Thought I'd check here first.

    Anyone not using/wanting theirs that they might sell?

    I'm in USA - KY.
    Let me know.

    Cheers,
    Rick
     
  2. howardmaryon

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    Hi Rick, short answer. Yes good idea, use carbon fiber tube and fix the compass mount with a screw. Legs will snap on hard landings so cut spares and carty them if away from home. I cut my legs to 20cm or 8 inches. Gives good ground clearance for gimbal. Recalibrate your compass often in cas the leg is roraring in the socket or fix it in place with a screw, like the compass plate. The position of the compass plate is very important. Good luck with it, I like my set.
     
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  4. HiDroneFlyer

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    http://www.shapeways.com/model/1045215/slim-landing-gear-upgrade-kit.html?li=productBox-search

    I just installed this one in my Phantom just today. I finally got the clearance I need for my new Arris cm2000 gimbal. Tired of my stock legs just "flopping" face first to the floor no matter how gentle I put it down.

    Just remember that you need to provide your own "legs" but going on eBay you'll find plenty of options. I bought a set of 5 CF tubes that can cut into 3-4 pieces each tube.

    Happy flying!
     
  5. gardenroute

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    This is the my setup for the custom folding landing gear (SimenSays) with Zenmuse gimbal ...
    Read more here

    [​IMG]
     
  6. ricklohre

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    A $3000+ gimbal on the Phantom?
    Cool but really?
     
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    Yeah, basically you hit it, it probably will be the total value of investments
     
  9. ricklohre

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    Sorry, thought you had put the Z-15 on there...it's the H3-2D...gotcha.
    Sweet looking. Have been impressed with SimenSayz stuff. Just got my static mounts for carbon rods.
     
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    Almost the same thing - a little bit harder.
     
  12. d4ddyo

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    How is the safeway landing gear working now for you? durable enough? How is it during video when you fly.... with the gimbal full down?
     
  13. gardenroute

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    My Simensays design gear is perfectly functional, passed 7.500 km long trip through the countries of Southern Africa (South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia). A folding landing gear is very handy if I can not I just use my Duratool plastic case.
    I use settings 1080p/48fps, Medium, in this setting and the camera tilted vertically down the gear legs are not even visible.
    Take a look at the video here from Africa.