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My daughter loves my dji

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by ryanmanchester, Feb 11, 2016.

  1. ryanmanchester

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    So much she felt the need to grab it today, consequently dropping it .

    I can't see anything major, fine hairline crack (see pic) and the gimbal now has a slight wobble but think I've fixed that.

    Is this repair easy to do? [​IMG]

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  2. Wolfiesden

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    Short of buying replacement parts...find someone with a MIG welder and offer em a 6pack if he will take care of that crack for you. Course you are gonna have to dismantle the gimbal first.
     
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    Honestly, the bolts are opposite and this shock absorber doesn't have a lot of pressure on it, so I would just straighten the mount and then decide if you need to go farther. It should even work as is but you might want to put a wire tie through the shock to make sure it stays in place if you decide to leave it as is. It should work fine, do a quick fly around and make sure everything is working like you want it too.
     
  4. exit 4

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    Just gotta know. How high up was it when she dropped it? Hard to believe a little girl dropping it could cause THAT much damage?
     
  5. dirtybum

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    Not hard to believe it all these P3's are made incredibly cheap!I love them but those gimbals are almost like they was meant to break
     
  6. Wolfiesden

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    I have had 4 granddaughters living with us. They are older now (still have a 9 and 11y) but when they were little, trust me they could F up an anvil with a rubber mallet. Its just what kids do. Now its nice to have them around to open the child proof lids on the tylenol when your arthritis kicks up.
     
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    For sure, I can relate Wolfie!

    I would bend the plate back down and repair the crack with some JB Weld. It should be fine!
     
  8. oakmeadows

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    Buy a replacement part and then have your daughter adopted :)


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  9. Rick D Imagery

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    I second the JB Weld...that stuff is greatd
     
  10. RedHotPoker

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    Ouch. I'd Bet $$-Donuts it hurt you, much more than her... ;-)

    She needs RealFlight, real soon... Haha


    Just remember Little Justin, when he was only 3 years 9 months old...

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