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Securing the camera gimbal after flying?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by NJ-Phantom3Pro, Oct 7, 2016.

  1. NJ-Phantom3Pro

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    When done flying for the day, do you secure the camera gimbal before transporting your drone back home?


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  2. kcmusa

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    most of the time i do. Some times if i am moving a short distance in the car I do not.
    I always secure the camera when i put the bird in the case.
     
  3. Bob N

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    I always secure the gimbal before moving the bird from the launch/landing pad.

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  4. kennedye

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    Putting that [expletive] thing back on is one of the most difficult things about flying a Phantom. :p
     
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  5. mikekilroy1074

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    Never. I just set drone down in its box - the original egg carton one it shipped in 2 yrs ago. In center gimbal area I put wad of soft foam wrapping. It fully supports the camera, even on hi speed wild golf cart rides over rough terrain.

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  6. Gearbox

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    Install mine every time I'm done flying & camera lens cover also .
     
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    I always put mine on befire and after the flight. Even for a 2 min walk. Cheap price for protecting an expensive drone

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  10. Bob N

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    I use the same one as KennyJr. http://amzn.to/2dSc2Yz. Not sure why it comes as a set of two but whatever. When my bird arrived and I pulled it out of its crate...the dang gimbal lock was at the bottom of the box. It wasn't obvious to me how to put it on so I purchased one that was easy to use. I always lock the gimbal.