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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Omniround, Feb 26, 2016.

  1. Omniround

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    I am in the process of buying a Phantom and shopping around. Found a couple deals but don't know if they are as good as I can do. I am a long time photographer and started to get into helis awhile back ended when my heli got lost...no, not while flying, while moving :)

    Consider the Pro as I hate to buy old technology.

    Thanks in advance for this forum!

    Lew
     
  2. GreggC

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    Your best bet is the P3P straight from the DJI website...$999, its a steal.
    Im in Rio rancho NM, hit me up if you need any help.
     
  3. Omniround

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    Hello.....I just pulled the trigger...

    First I went through Be Frugal for 2% back, then bought the p3p, case, 32gb card, $10 GC, cleaning kit, for $999. They have a $15 off $500, but by adding a $2 filler item it brought the price to $1001 then I got $20 off with the promo code. So that comes to about $50 off the $999 and the case, card, and clng kit free....thought it was a good deal :)

    BTW, I am in RR, 528 and Southern...do you have a suggested or preferred "safe" launching spot in this area? It is one thing to crash it, it is another thing to take out someone :)

    Thanks!
     
  4. GreggC

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    I am at 528 and Obregon, I fly from my front yard, typically going north for distance or east over the river.
     
  5. Omniround

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    Maybe you were the one who wrote something about launching from their driveway. Moved here from MN where I had 20 acres in the middle of a section with no one else living in it....from that to being in a residential area. I have seen small drones in the area.
     
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    You have a ton of options in RR.. NM is great for flying. So many open areas.
     
  7. Omniround

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    Thanks Mojo.... There is a lot of natural beauty in the state to capture. I also have a business purpose as I do real estate photography. Getting more and more demands to provide aerial photography. I hope to mix some business and pleasure.