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Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by DetroitKP, Aug 7, 2016.

  1. DetroitKP

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    New to my P3A. Two of the white rubber shock absorbers have clear plastic top and bottom. Two of them don't have it (but I noticed two replacements are in accessory bag). Pic below (not my bird) kind of shows what I'm talking about. Should they be on all four absorbers?

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  3. DetroitKP

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    Oops, I added to my two other absorbers in the meantime. Seems more secure. Anyway, think I should remove?
     
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    Could cause some camera jitters- designed for only two-- one on opposite corners-- if you start seeing jello or jitters-- take two off.
     
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    And there is a removal method that doesn't require cutting the clip off if you choose to remove two of them.

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    And this method is what ?
     
  7. mdowney58

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    Press the disc further onto the shaft of the pin and leave it sit for a few minutes. Then pull it off very fast. Since it was slightly flexed open, it will pull over the tip. It took me a few trys, but it does work!

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    Only two. The purpose of these anti-drop pins (as well as the fact that only two are needed/recommended) is described in the manual.
     
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    Thanks for the clarification.
     
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