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My latest build! P2v w/ Rotorpixel! Pics!

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Mods' started by J Dot, Apr 16, 2016.

  1. J Dot

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    Hello,
    Jerry here, with my latest build!

    The story:
    A great friend here, sent me a RotorPixel, gimbal that had been damaged, his bird experienced motor failure, that forced his bird to the ground from 250' up, destroyed bird and gimbal! We rebuilt his bird ( completely ), and it turned out GREAT! ( like a brand new craft ( spare no expense )) But in turn, he gave me this gimbal for helping him breathe new life into his phantom vision, and getting her airborne again! ( although, I asked for nothing , I was doing nothing more than helping a friend out, as should anyone ) but he twisted my arm, so here is what I got, and what I did!

    Ok,
    The untouched gimbal ( only removed from bird:
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    ( was damaged and muddy )

    Here are a couple other pics I took ( for plug placement after rebuild )
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    Ok,
    From there, I disassembled it completely, finding only 2 BROKEN parts ( 1x brushless motor, and 1x vertical mount ) cost me $80 for the parts shipped!

    Gimbal BROKEN PARTS:
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    Disassembled Gimbal: ( wow a lot of parts )
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    So after a few hours of Cleaning, oiling, assembling, balancing, zip-tying, ect.
    Here is the end result, Do you like?
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    Decided on a Black/White theme, which most know, is TOTALLY out of character for me, but I like it! My wife says put a big STAR on top, it would look like a police vehicle! I said then I'd have to put red/blue flashing LED's on it too! I'll throw a pass on that play! I kinda like it as is!

    Take care, Fly safe!
    J Dot
    :cool:
    Special thanks to Mr.Lucas, Mia, and Conner! A+
     
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  2. J Dot

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    Well,
    I thought it was cool!
    I feel like I'm in a ghost town around here!
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    Where is everyone?
    What happened to this place?
    Hello?
    Anyone?


    Would say " Take care, Fly safe! " but don't think anyone will hear me! So Be It!

    J Dot
    :(
    Bummer!
     
  3. crash1sttime

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    It's Sunday were all hung over or eating Sunday lunch pal, nice job on the rebuild though, if your ever selling it let me know. As for the cables I wanted I've had to put a hold on it as I've spent to much money on my holiday this month to get them.


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  4. J Dot

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    A+,
    ( I must have not gotten that memo? )
    Lol, no problem, take care, and have a WONDERFUL Sunday!


    J Dot
     
  5. Mark The Droner

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    Yeah it seems weekends are quiet on this site. Everybody prefers to post during work haha.

    Great post! Thanks