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New Backpack Phantom Carry Case

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Boozshey, Mar 20, 2014.

  1. Boozshey

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    Picked up a sweet tactical backpack from eBay and a seller on here Ksc for $100

    He provided me with uncut foam so that I could do it myself and configure with what I had. It turned out great!!!

    Here is his current eBay auction... Not sure if he has it for sale on here...
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/DJI-Phantom-Tra ... 43c75685ec

    Anyways, here is how mine turned out.

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  2. UFOwithaGoPro

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  3. CharSiuFan

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    Thats cool! I'm guessing the still filled area at the top is for the batteries?

    What is the device in the bottom left hand corner? Silver with a red border
     
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    That, my friend, is an ImmersionRC 5.8 receiver.
     
  5. Boozshey

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    Yup, Exactly what it is. Duo5800 V2...

    I have a lot of space left, haven't decided if I want to put the batteries there yet or not. I might want goggles one day and would want room for them.
     
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    Nice set up.
    JJ
     
  7. TechJunkieRC

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    Great looking setup!
     
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    Here is my super cheap setup. Just used the cardboard insert that came with the original box (with a few mods). So far it's worked very well.
     

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    Now this is a cool idea. Since I'm not a pro photog, I'm not into spending north of $160 for a case. I just want to be able to take my Phantom wherever we go on vacation and not worry about it getting beat up. I've been experimenting with an old Rubbermaid trunk I used to use when I was still working. Found an old backpack sleeping pad in my shed and started cutting it up to fit the box. So far, so good, but it looks butt-ugly... Works though. :oops:

    But this looks even better! Let me finish my coffee here - and head out to my shop and rethink this project.

    Thanks CJ. :D
     
  10. CJ31

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    No problem! Hope it works out for you. So far it's held up fine and I think it protects it ok. Not sure about over time but we will see. I told my local supplier not to throw any inserts away in case I need to replace it :lol:

    I've attached a slightly updated pic after I added my FPV last week. Only change is that I had to rotate the battery to accommodate my antenna that currently comes out the back. I just keep my monitor in the box it came in and put it in the top of the bag (it mounts on my controller in about 10 seconds with 1 screw so I don't mind having it separate). I also added some foam wrap at the top and bottom for extra cushion.
     

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    Would you tell me how big is that backpack?.. liters? and maybe brand/model? thanks in advance.
     
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    I just got this a week ago and boy does it make it a lot easier to toss if the car and go. I just need something simple and safe to hold it. This is perfect and I wasn't going to spend 30% of phantom cost for carry bag/box.

    http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=73614

    48.95 with13 shipping and got it in 2 days, let the web page sit untouched for 5 minutes and a popup box will offer it for 44.95

    liked it so much I am expecting the second one today for my basic p2v1
     
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    indeed, have been thinking of those backpacks too.. if I just stayed in my city, and just walked, drived or cycled I would!... but when traveling.. I need something better.. it should be big enough to get into flights as carry-on, and sturdy if not!.. cause if I have to send it as baggage, oh man!.. :( and I wouldn't mind If I could put my 15" retina macbook pro. :p
     
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    it should be no problem carry on size. if using for checked baggage place it it inside a slightly bigger suitcase. its very square ish and would fit inside a nicely
     
  15. Beni

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    thanks will check it out at a store when I visit another city that has a rc.hobby store, they may have ;) thanks for the tips :)