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UAV Bits Strong Arms and Carbon Fiber Camera Guard Saves the Day

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Fan-tom, Sep 14, 2015.

  1. Fan-tom

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    I did a little tree trimming with my P3 and took a 70 foot tumble into a pile of large rocks. You can see by the photo the Strong Arm edge sheered right off but protected the shell. My carbon fiber camera guard also took a hit, did not break and protected the camera. No damage at all. Worth every penny I paid for them.
     

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  2. bobmyers

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    Yep-- saved the bacon-- be nice if DJI picked up on some of these mods and incorporated them into the later manufacturing runs.
     
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  3. Mike Mauk

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    I have not seen the Strong Arm edge humm need to check that out I do have the carbon fiber gimbal guard
     
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    Nice to see the Strong Arm protect the shell in more ways than one! I have the Strong Arms, Camera Guard and also replaced the plastic camera support with a carbon fiber one from UAVbits. Accidents happen and glad the product did it's job!
     
  5. bobmyers

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    REQUIRED UPGRADES: Camera Guard; Arm Guards, Gimbal Guards-- these three items can save their cost, 5 times over when you start talking about Camera, Gimbal and Motor :D replacements:)
     
  6. Mike Mauk

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    thanks for the thread and the information.. I just ordered the strong arms.
     
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    Weight = flight times.

    DJI is in the business of making the longest flying quad. This is why -everything- on it is fragile. This is why their 3 axis gimbal is so freakishily light compared to other 3 axis gimbals.

    The rest is up to you. If you want to strengthen this, modify that, it's up to you to pick your battles.
     
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