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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Joe paradise, Feb 2, 2016.

  1. Joe paradise

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    So I crashed my Phantom 3 advanced ....wasnt happy with customer service from previous site I purchased. Any suggestions on who has the best deals ..with insurance this time ...thanks..


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  2. msinger

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    Top Dealer is Camrise, NYC. Ask for Sam Cowan 212 333 3150. Camrise is also a DJI Repair center
     
  4. msinger

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    Out of all of the many dealers selling the exact same products... how are these guys the absolute top? Have you compared them all? (I'm just curious.)
     
  5. Pommo

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    You guys are lucky, in the UK, I can't find a single insurer that will insure a drone for accident damage, flyaways etc. The only insurance available is liability.


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  6. happydays

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    Your home contents might cover it.

    My neighbour lost his in a river and the home insurance paid out - but advised they would not cover a second loss.
     
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    Both the insurance programs posted in this thread do not cover fly aways. fly away (lost) coverage is not easy to come by.
     
  8. Pommo

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    Oh well, accident damage would be nice though!


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    Hmmm - Did I say "The" top dealer? I try to avoid philosophical discussions as opinions are - well, just that.
     
  10. Pommo

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    Tried my home insurance and various others as I was willing to change insurers to get cover and not one will cover drones. I can't understand why.


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  11. msinger

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    No worries. I just thought you knew more than you shared. Just throwing out random dealer contact information is not too helpful, but thanks for sharing your opinion.
     
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    I have to second keep checking Amazon. I bought my first P3A directly from DJI. I wanted a second one as well. I kept searching Amazon as I just really have had nothing but pleasant experiences buying from them. I kept searching and found an "open box - brand new" P3A for $551 shipped. I got it.

    Likewise I bought a Snake River ND16/CP filter from Amazon and it was fulfilled/shipped through Camrise and it shipped immediately and am extremely happy with the product.

    Each to themselves but if the price is fairly close I prefer Amazon just because of their stellar customer service.
     
  13. goinup

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    Camrise is not a "random" dealer. I purchased my P3A and P3P from them. Their customer service is steller.
     
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    I bought my pro from Drones Made Easy rather than DJI because I had heard about long delays in getting warranty work done. About a week and a half after getting my drone I noticed the infamous cracks under the motors. To make a long story short in less than a week I had a new drone delivered at no charge to me. Just something you might keep in mind.
     
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    Just to add my opinion about "Camrise" since its being discuss. I bought a P3P from them and it seemed like it had been repackaged. There were very minor marks on the bird..
    So minor that it made me questions whether I was just tripping...
    The charger was dusty and the stickers on the motors were all off.
    I didn't think anything of it till I saw their reviews on amazon.. Tons of positive ones... however the only negative reviews they have all involved complaints about reviewing a "used" or "repackaged" Phantom 3.

    With that said since goinup posted their number I am going to call them and might give them a 2nd chance.
    Figured this info was useful.
     
  16. msinger

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    The Phantom box is sealed with a clear, round sticker on the front of the lid. If that sticker is not there and/or was reapplied, then the Phantom is either used or was at least opened.
     
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    Agreed.. I'm guessing reapplied...
    Either way it's not worth the risk.. expensive.. flying objects etc.

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