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Time for a replacement but which one ?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by morph000, Feb 1, 2015.

  1. morph000

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    After the sad demise of my V2+ I'm in the market for a replacement !
    Either another v2+ OR the v2+ v3 with all the potential ESC/wiring issues or maybe a Walkera 350 or similar.
    BTW - holy !#%^^ - that Walkera can ascend F-A-R faster than the v2+ :shock: 15m/s ??

    Personally I'm steering towards a V2+ v3 but get the seller (also warranty agent) to mod the ESC cable runs 1st

    So...what do you experts reckon ?
     
  2. paulajayne

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    If I replaced mine I would look at a V2 with gimbal and 4k GoPro or the Inspire.
     
  3. Narrator

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    Mine is on its way back to China, and they say it'll take 2 months.

    So maybe my next one will have some built-in compensation if an ESC causes problems. And you can't get that with a quad.
     
  4. Happyflyer

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    Well, if you continue to fly over salt water, buy the cheapest one you can find. If you need one for quality photo or video, there is nothing wrong with the P2V+.
     
  5. locoworks

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    maybe get a floating waterproof quad copter then?????
     
  6. morph000

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    Orstralia is our norf island !
    Heh..saw that video of the Mariner Quad... Pity it wasn't more of a high-end product.

    Flying over the sea ? Yep. Always will.
    If one isn't prepared to live and take risks, what's the point of even getting out of bed !? :mrgreen:
    Sometimes life bites ya on the ***, but most of the time you just go "yeee haaaaa".
    Just missed out on a used (barely used with no damage) V3 with 4 batteries for $1k on eBay.
    He realised his wrong price and changed it before I could bid.Dammit.
     
  7. unclebob

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    I will get the vision minus. Cheaper just in case you lose it again. You can don't really need the gimbal to play around.