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My Phantom 2's

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by p fandango, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. p fandango

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    just thought i'd share pictures of my Phantom 2's. I've had the normal one for well over a year now & slowly been gaining weight with the extra's. I always wanted another just to mess with & not bother with the camera/gimbal, so when a cheap secondhand one came up recently I snapped it up, I've even removed the legs off it to get it as light as possible. It has got a GoPro mount stuck underneath for my Session. I'm hoping Project Light Weight will be able to break 60mph, just waiting on a Flytrex lead so confirm the speed

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    not having FPV has led to a few close calls already lol

     
  2. peterepeat69

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    Awesome but Dangerous flying


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  3. p fandango

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    completely agree, i wouldn't dream of even using it around anyone other than myself & people i know with common sense & knowledge (other chap is a fellow P2 owner/flier). Shows how much space it needs to slow down from a speed run
     
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    I've been flying for 8 months with no fpv... it's hard isn't it! :D Have been in some heart-pumping situations.
     
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  5. p fandango

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    i don't even recall flying my other one without FPV, but yeh going back to flying by sight isn't easy. I normally fly with a group of us, so i've been using them to check on my position (& i'm normally miles away from where i think i am lol)
     
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    I just started flying my p2 with no fpv, and only 2 weeks in i clipped the very top of a tree and sent it tumbling down. It survived but I trashed 2 rotor blades, my zenmuse gimbal, and a landing gear (plus some shell scars) flying Los will definitely take some getting used to
     
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  7. p fandango

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    hope the damage isn't too serious. Light Weight isn't intended for filming so not bothered about FPV, its just for close flying & a bit of speed
     
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    Well you're finding the ugly truth about RC flight that there's no depth perception whether or not you have FPV or flying VLOS at a distance.
     
  9. p fandango

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    although i like the look of the carbon legs my retracts turned up yesterday, i'm going to use aftermarket taller legs. Hopefully get round to fitting them tonight & see how well they work

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