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My review of eBay hardshell backpack for P3S

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Jesse_M, Dec 3, 2015.

  1. Jesse_M

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    Hi everyone. I wanted to share a review of this cheap backpack from eBay. So far it is fantastic! I wanted to share how I modified it.
    Here is the link:
    New Hard Shoulder Carrying Case Box Backpack For DJI Phantom 3 Pro Advanced

    I modified two things, one was for a gimbal guard and the other is the spot for the RC.
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    I cut the bottom out then used some soft pick/pluck foam for the bottom.

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    Trim this triangular area out.

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    Lastly I had to trim these square pieces out since I installed a gimbal guard.
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    For $50 you can't beat it with just a little trimming.
     

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    Reserved for follow up opinions.
     
  3. Les Hall

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    I looked at it, but the color.....
     
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    Thus far what are your thoughts?

    Is everything snug/tight when it's all zipped up?

    How does it hang/sit when you're wearing it? Would it be comfortable for a day hike?
     
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  6. Jesse_M

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    I'm a budget flyer! Too many other hobbies that consume my $$. Yeah the color is ugly but the black ones I saw were another $30 or so.

    @BigAl07 yeah everything thing seems real tight and protected. I haven't worn it any distance but I think any backpack gets tiring after multiple hours. I'll try to test the comfort of it this weekend.
     
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    I think you'd be better off with that color over black. If you happened to leave the black one in direct sunlight for very long it would heat up quicker than the "caramel" color you have.

    Looking forward to hearing more.
     
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    True and no one would steal it!!! lol :D
     
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    Not trying to nitpik,
    but the key tag and drone emblem is an easy target for a thief.
    I try not to advertise what's in the box.
     
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    I agree, I'm actually planning on putting something else in place of that. But tbh I fly in the middle of nowhere, Colorado...;)
     
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    With that color you can just put "Caution Organ Donor" sign on it

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