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Marco Polo Transmitter Saddlebag

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Jcarlson1701, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. Jcarlson1701

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    Hello All,

    I recently put a Marco Polo unit on layaway (through Ace Deals. Peter is great to work with and I highly recommend them) and am thinking about how I want to mount the transmitter once I receive it on my P3A.

    I looked through numerous posts here regarding the placement of it but I wanted to do something that looked a little more "polished". I found the following "saddlebag" at UAVbits and was wondering if anyone is using it and what your thoughts are...

    Marco Polo Saddlebag
     
  2. flpholt

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    it will work I don't have that one I have trackimo 2016-02-26 15.13.25.jpg
     
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    The only thing I would worry about it that tiny little activation button. The blurb says it's designed to have the miniature switch accessible but I have enough trouble with the thing sitting open in the frame.

    I've ended up using a small jeweler's screwdriver to push the button. I also have a pet collar Marco Polo tracker which I like better because it is in a nicer shell and has a button large enough to be triggered by somebody over four years old.
     
  4. Jcarlson1701

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    Looks similar in concept. Do you have any weight/balance issues mounted to the side?
     
  5. Jcarlson1701

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    Yeah, I always keep a set of jeweler's screwdrivers on hand and figured that's what I'd need to do...
     
  6. flpholt

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    not at all plus have another bracket on it for lights 2016-03-06 09.50.34.jpg
     
  7. Jcarlson1701

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    Awesome. Thanks!
     
  8. Jcarlson1701

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    Did you use any type of thread locker to install yours?


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    this is how I attached mine.
    a little Velcro and a[​IMG] couple of zip ties
     
  12. Jcarlson1701

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    That's what I was going to do at first but I wanted a more "integrated" look


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