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Two Anti Drop Pins

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by snowghost, Jun 25, 2015.

  1. snowghost

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    Is there a sound reason for only two to be installed, instead of all 4 points? P2 is that way too.
     
  2. msinger

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    You might see some jello with all four installed. If not though, it does not hurt to install the other two. It'll be a pain to remove them if you find you need to take them back out though :)

    Instead of installing the other two pins, I loosely attached plastic zip ties. That way, the gimbal won't go far if I'm in a serious crash and the pins break.
     
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    Thanks, I will leave well enough alone. My gimbal doesn't give me any jello as is, and the horizon is spot on too.
     
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    I have a tie wrap very loose in the 2 non pinned holes
     
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    Just like mine :)
     
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    Seems we all had the same idea... I did a ziptie as well in the open holes, very loose but in case it goes down. :)
     
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    Why not ziptie all 4? Seems better than the plastic no?
     
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    This fix has been around for some time, and is a good idea. I have zip ties on my P2 and now my P3, safety first! (not to mention the $$$ if it separates) I also added a gimbal saver to the back of the motor housing to prevent it from separating (I hope)
     
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    Well the pins are in place already. But i guess you could but that may cause more vibration ????
     
  11. robert velez

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    I think the 2 that are in now are holding the gimbal plate to a certain height, but that's my guess looking at it.
     
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    Gimbal lock and saver, no pins and four ties.....