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  1. Chopstix Kid

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    I received the Manfrotto D1 today for my P4. The online video reviews of the pack are pretty spot-on. The only two things that really stand out as negatives are that the controller fits a little awkward and in my opinion it needs a little more padding at the bottom for when the bird is fully enclosed. But other than that it holds everything I need plus more... complete P4 payload, laptop, tablet, and hydration. The required 'photo or it never happened'....

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  2. msinger

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    And, it came with a free gun? A steal! :D
     
  3. Stokes

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    I got this pack a couple of weeks ago for my P4 and love it. I would agree about the controller section needing to be a bit bigger, otherwise it's a great pack. I love the quick release option where you can put the bird as shown in your pic as well.


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  4. Phantomix

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    let me guess... are you from Texas?
     
  5. drone50

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    I'm not a fan of this. That back and props look very exposed. I could totally see me banging it on something walking on accident or it being put down to hard. Props and arm are going to take the brunt of that force. A majority of the cases are full enclosure and for good reason.


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  6. msinger

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    It fits inside too:

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  7. drone50

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    Oh okay. That's much better. What does the pack cost?


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  8. msinger

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  9. Stokes

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    I would suggest buying a set of rubber or silicon motor covers for $5-$7 on Amazon so it doesn't tear the inside over time.


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  10. drone50

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    Wonder if we see a bunch more options soon now that it's been out longer. Seems like companies have a lag time to produce new cases for models that change size.


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  11. msinger

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    You can find more Phantom 4 backpacks here.
     
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  12. Chopstix Kid

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    Ahahaha. Michigan.
     
  13. Chopstix Kid

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    I paid $185 shipped from a verified authorized dealer on eBay.
     
  14. Chopstix Kid

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    I've been looking at those. I've also been looking at what is likely the same products from some of my industrial suppliers... I can get about a hundred of them for $37 so I'm thinking of just doing that and giving away the rest.
     
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  15. Chopstix Kid

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    My only hesitation with this pack is that it's designed for the Phantom 3. I almost wanted to wait and see if they were going to come out with a P4 version but I found it at a reasonable price so I grabbed it.
     
  16. Chopstix Kid

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    I work in the Firearms industry so it's easy to recycle photos that I take. I wish it came with this gun for free. I could buy 3 P4s for the cost of the carbine in that picture.
     
  17. ftttu

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    You've got some type of CETME going on there but will it work for my Sig MPX carbine?
     
  18. Chopstix Kid

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    It's an HK93 to HK33K conversion. The MPX sems to be proving itself as a solid gun.
     
  19. ftttu

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    OT-Nice! When I retired from LE, I wanted everything in 9mm so I sold my Glock 23 gen 4 and Ruger SR-556 I used on duty. I went to an HK VP9, a Canik TP9SA, a Glock 43 and the Sig MPX 9mm carbine. I already sold the HK and the Canik seems to only do bedside duty with the Glock getting all the attention. I have others not mentioned but the Glock is the star at the moment.

    Backpack---I'm very squeamish about keeping my bird in out-of-the-box new condition so does this backpack allow any pressure to be put on the motors when closed and /or with a little pressure applied?

    I've only thought about hard cases and not a soft backpack because I want good protection. I want something more compact than one of those cases that stows the bird with the blades attached. I also want something similar to the size of the original styrofoam shipping container but sturdier and at least water resistant.
     
  20. Bruce Weber

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    Moderators, please ensure these threads stay on topic. This is not a firearms forum. Thanks.
     
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