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Not so upset about P4

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Magdalena1234, Mar 22, 2016.

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  1. Magdalena1234

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    Bought my P3 about 2 months before introduction of P4 and was pretty upset about not waiting however after reading gizmodo review not so much. While he gives it an excellent review he also points out its shortcomings like the inability to avoid small tree branches which would account for 90% of obstacles in my case. May be better to wait for next model or two .
     
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    Why would you insist on flying near obstructing trees in the first place? If you know they are there, fly out in the open areas more, or above the tree tops.
    Drones aren't squirrels. Haha
    But they sure seem to attract the nuts. ;-)

    RedHotPoker
     
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    I know that was directed at me RHP!
     
  4. RedHotPoker

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    Have you climbed a tree to retrieve your favorite drone? Do tell. Hahaha
    No, not pointing any fingers at all, just making an observation. ;-)

    Read the P4 section, and see the new batch... Hahaha
    The manual was published for people to learn, but not sure what they mostly use it for.

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  5. Magdalena1234

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    Always fly hi above trees but still have to get up and down through canopy
     
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    Duct tape can't fix stupid but it sure can muffle the sound!
     
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    Duct Tape, can fix anything, but condoms... Hahaha

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    I watch Treehouse Masters, so I empathize... ;-)
    For a $1000 drone, I could find a clearing...
    For $50 a good axe can be had. Hahaha

    RedHotPoker
     
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    I can relate to the OP (who seems to be a target in the rest of the posts). We have many a winding small river through the CT valley that feeds the Connecticut river and are very scenic.. Yes, there are some very wide open areas to come down lower in altitude and to maneuver around.. Makes for some great footage but has to be with obvious care. A frontal avoidance for small obstacles (as well as buildings) would be nice.
     
  10. Magdalena1234

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    Thank you..lol
     
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    We have a dedicated thread for comparing the P3 to the P4. All other threads get closed.
     
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