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Temporary gimbal guard - Any ideas?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by caffeinated, Jun 4, 2015.

  1. caffeinated

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    So it's a little after midnight and first thing in the morning I am driving away for a long weekend.
    My wife 'remembers picking up that bit of plastic and moving it somewhere' but searching does not reveal where 'somewhere' might be...

    Any suggestions for a quick fix to try and keep the gimbal safe in transit until we find this mysterious 'somewhere'?
     
  2. msinger

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    You could always buy a 3rd party replacement -- like this one.
     
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  4. msinger

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    In the meantime, you could fill the section of your case where the Phantom sits with foam peanuts.

    [​IMG]
     
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    gimbalgaurd.jpg
    It ain't pretty but it might just do! :)
     
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    Looks like it will stay in place unlike the OEM version as well !
     
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    Over zealous cleaning wife, got one of those. "I didn't know what it was so I threw it out."
     
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    Naw... Mine's the semi-hoarder crafty type with stuff everywhere. It's only stuff that's NOT hers she doesn't like LOL.

    I found the OEM one! In the laundry with the detergents, 'cause that makes sense.

    My baby is all boxed up ready for the trip. I look after a sporting weekend with 2500 kids camping and playing 40 different kinds of sports. Cross fingers I should have some decent footage out of it!

    Leave in 6 hours... I'm off to bed.
     
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    LOL!!
     
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    I got this one - which I am really happy with - seen a few other forum users with the same one:
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/161715349212?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

     
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    #11 msinger, Jun 5, 2015
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