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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by P3FUN, Feb 13, 2016.

  1. P3FUN

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    I just ordered a P3A online and should hopefully be getting it next week. I was planning on buying an extra battery and some lens filters for the camera. I was wondering what is a good case to get without breaking the bank? Do they sell cases where you can leave the props on the P3A while its in the case? I was also looking at getting a set of carbon fiber props to use, is there any advantage from using those over the stock props? If they don't make a case where the props can be left on, was just wondering if its bad for the props to keep taken them off and putting them back on? Thanks!
     
  2. rogerneeb

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    Snagged a DJI hardshell backpack on eBay for about $60
     
  3. msinger

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    P3FUN, you can find a list of commonly used cases and other accessories at PhantomHelp.com.

    It would be best to stick with DJI props. Many 3rd party props do not perform well and/or could cause your Phantom to crash. While you can leave your props on in some case, it's a good idea to remove and fully inspect them for damage prior to each flight.
     
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    Nanuk 950 Case
     
  5. Phantomix

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    it is not bad for them at all. you twist them on and off and it is like opening the cap on a bottle. (bad analogy, but you get the point!)

    that shows you how to do it
    hope this helped!
     
  6. P3FUN

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    Thanks for all the replies. I'll check out the phantomhelp.com link and see what it shows there. Thanks for posting the video with the props, I was just worried about the threads having issues with taking the props on and off repeatedly.
     
  7. Oso

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    I use a Drone Crates case. I thought I wanted one which allowed the props to stay on, so that's what I got. Once it arrived, I realized that I didn't like how much the props get bent down when the lid is closed. Now I never leave the props on and wish I had a smaller case.