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Stop the torture!

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Alex_, Jul 20, 2015.

  1. Alex_

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    I ordered a P3A which will be my 40th B-day present from the wife and kids. The kids think my wife is surprising me. My mom sent me the GPC LE Backpack. It's all sitting in the closet and although I finally convinced the wife to talk to the kids about giving it to me early, my daughter got upset and didn't want to ruin the surprise.

    I've got the 64GB SD Card, the ND Filters from Dataway (thanks!), the short Lightning cable all waiting on a shelf. Ordered insurance from Nearly (Which has a 15 day waiting period, so that's actually good).

    It's been here for 5 days, and I still have 10 to go... it's killing me. Reading all of your posts at least keeps me entertained while I wait. I've RTFM at least 2-3 times, I've read every pre-flight list, etc.
     
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  2. Jbundy63

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    That's so funny Just like a kid LOL
     
  3. Flyboy

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    That's a funny story from a 40 yr old man!! Enjoy when you finally get it!!:D
     
  4. bobmyers

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    Who insures them? do you have a link or contact. Happy Birthday:):)
     
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    Such a funny situation :D

    Be patient, it's worth it!
     
  6. Alex_

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    I told my wife that I may be 40 but I want a toy for my Birthday! I will always be a kid.
     
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    Hey there. Just make sure the mod value on the compass is correct...1400-1600 before EVERY flight. I don't want to read it just flew off from you ;)
     
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  8. ImJim

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    Where can I check that?
     
  9. Alex_

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    Neary Aerial offers Damage Insurance. It's a new company so there's probably risk that he goes out of business, but he seems like a good guy and he works with a trusted repair shop so I figured I rather fly with some peace of mind.

    I went with the Gold level package which waives the $75 deductible, the $50 diagnostic fee, and shipping both ways. $189 for a year for the P3A. And if I don't crash year 2 is 50% off.
     
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    Thanks-- will check it out-- does it cover an un-located landing or flyway.
     
  11. Alex_

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    No, you have to have the Drone so doesn't cover theft of fly aways. Debating getting a Trackimo so I can always find the thing.
     
  12. jcknows0

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    You can plan some good shoots I'm sure where you are, start scoping out flight sights on google maps.