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taking it up to the lake, any suggestions from boat launch

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by PhantomDude69, Aug 18, 2014.

  1. PhantomDude69

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    headed up to lake george and want to get some cool cliff diving shots. Any advice for keeping it out of the water? anyone with good flotation advice for incase/when it goes in? thinking about putting on some sort of fishing float underneath.
     
  2. Morgon

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    Re: taking it up to the lake, any suggestions from boat laun

    Was kind of curious what I could get away with as far as floatation. For instance, re-using the foam inserts that are packaged with the batteries. Is that even remotely enough to keep it from dropping like a rock?
     
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    Re: taking it up to the lake, any suggestions from boat laun



    http://youtu.be/A4yDcOgcqzs

    works like a charm have one on both my vision and the vision +




    Here is some lake fun best lighting is cloudy for the phantom bright sun makes for over bright video

    http://youtu.be/eMpeyB97U74?list=UUiCKT ... ATNSFv2PJA
     

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    Re: taking it up to the lake, any suggestions from boat laun

    Set the home position on shore in case you have a RTH it won't be looking for a boat that's not there.
     
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    Re: taking it up to the lake, any suggestions from boat laun

    Great idea. 100 feet would help. Attach another getterback to the first one and you would have 200 feet. Hopefully it is a very strong weight fish line.
     
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    Re: taking it up to the lake, any suggestions from boat laun

    http://www.getterback.com/
    This will allow you to give your phantom a proper burial in the event it drowns...
     
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    Re: taking it up to the lake, any suggestions from boat laun

    Has anyone actually tried a floatation device and not just a recovery device...
    i.e.. attaching some pool noodles to the struts so it could theoretically take off and land on the water?
    Could you get them small enough to still float but not affect the flight?
     
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