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Someone just gave me a crashed Phantom II

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Discussion' started by pmacafee, Feb 25, 2015.

  1. pmacafee

    Dec 29, 2014
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    So I have a relatively new Phantom 1 from Christmas and someone just gave me a found crashed Phantom II . It looks like an early model. One arm and the battery took the brunt of the crash, one motor actually cracked inside , one arm bent with one esc board broken and also one ribbon cable has just a ragged end. The battery end cover is broken and I can't figure out the underlying electronics. Should I throw this in the trash or can I use some of the parts on my Phantom 1? BTW he tried for some time to find the owner, it just fell on his street.
  2. IflyinWY

    Sep 12, 2014
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    Where the deer and the antelope play

    Congrats on your P1. I've got the FC40. They are awesome flying machines. The way I understand it, the FC40 is a P1 with a camera included in the box.

    Sounds like you've got good luck.

    I wouldn't throw any of it away. Well, maybe the totally busted parts could be tossed. Great find.
    Are you considering repairing your new bird? I don't think I would go buy a P2, but if someone left one at my house, I would probably become a fan.

    There's plenty of info/videos which will help you understand the guts of the P2. Look around, can't be too hard to find.
    I know nothing about them.

    I'm pleased to see that you included the part about trying to find the owner.

    How are you enjoying your P1?

    FYI: I think it's cool when folks include their "general" location. It gives us some insight to their posts.