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What do you carry in your everyday case/backpack?

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  1. Jeff48920

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    This question really addresses what you carry in your everyday case not your "checked baggage" case, unless it is also your everyday case.
    First identify what you have for everyday use then list what you pack in the case.

    I'll start.

    Everyday backpack: OEM DJI hardshell Backpack

    1. P3P
    2. RC controller with neck strap
    3. iPad mini 2
    4. Cambond .3m cable (2 cables)
    5. Full prop set (2 sets)
    6. 100 W charger
    7. Full set of Rainbowers filters in a PolarPro zipper case.
    8. Prop balancer rod
    9. 1 meter Cambond charging cable for iPad
    10. Wall charger for iPad
    11. Foldable copper range extender
    12. LensPen filter and lens brush and cleaner
    13. MyCharge portable charger and recharging cable
    14. Small zip ties (4)
    15. Bubble level for IMU calibrations
    16. Spare Anti drop pins (4)
    17. Spare foam feet (4)
    18. Spare gimbal dampers (4)
    19. Spare counterweights for Rainbowers filters
    20. Prop wrench
    22. Small Phillips screwdriver
    23. Small torx drivers for motors and arms
    24. Micro-SD to SD adapter
    25. Spare Micro SD cards
    26. Car charger for P3 batteries
    27. Battery shape storage case for all the small bits.
     
  2. RedHotPoker

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    I only pack the basic essentials, as it resides on my back, as I rYde.
    Phantom 3 Pro
    RC and neck strap
    iPad Air 2 Cellular
    Battery x 4 fully charged
    100W Charger only if indoors, not outdoors. Unless at flying field. ;-)
    Two sets of four props, extras.
    Small basic tools.
    Extra sd card

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  3. J&L

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    Where do you put your iPad mini in the oem case?
     
  4. Jeff48920

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    A little bit of customization with an exacto knife and it fits awesome.

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  5. Helijoc

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    I was going to do that for mine. I am a little worried I may have jacked up my compass by packing my tab 4 too close on the side area. Magnet from the speaker.
     
  6. RedHotPoker

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    The easiest place for iPad storage/transport, involves no cutting.
    Just pull out the foam in the lid/back, and place it inside there.
    Protected from everything, but the cold... ;-)
    I put mine in a thin plastic cover, before placing it inside the lid.


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  7. Sfgiants24

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    Holy crap that's more than my wife packs for a weekend trip!

    If i were going on a trip somewhere I might take a few more things, but if I'm flying nearby, besides the drone and rc, i'll take 2 sets of props, 3 batteries, iPad mini4 and cord, trackimo,lens filters, and thats it.
     
  8. With The Birds

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    Some of above plus sun shade for ipad.... And i do it like poker re the ipad in behind the top foam. If you put the internal straps over the top foam before you close it its easier to open.
     
  9. RedHotPoker

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    I never tried that. You Are using the @dji hardshell backpack?

    Yeah, & I suppose, the batteries don't really need to be strapped down, since the lid has those three cutouts, above where they stand.
    Do you place the iPad under or over the strap, & what about the buckle closure? Yeah, Screen side down on the foam then...

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  10. With The Birds

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    It works good for me Mate.... DJI case. Clasp closes over ipad 2 and sunshade. Only other thing i did was wrap the foam edge in electrical tape to stop the zipper pulling chunks out of it. Makes it quick and easy to deply.
     
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    If you'd be so kind, please post a pic?
    (Deploy?)

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  12. With The Birds

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    Will do (pic). Deploy = get him out of the bag and in the sky.....
     
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  14. Jeff48920

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    That's actually a really good idea.
     
  15. RedHotPoker

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    Yeah I think I know what deploy means, just saying you spelled it deply, yes? Capiche... Hahaha
    When/if you correct it, I was going to delete that bit. Ok moving up...
    Shakes head vigorously... ;-)

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  16. With The Birds

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    Should have just told me i had a tupo... All good....

    The tape works really well esp with the straps over the foam bit.

    I dont carry chargers or anything i wont be likely to use either.
     
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    • Drone + battery
    • RC
    • Cable
    • Props
    • Spare Props
    • Batteries x 3
    • Gimble Guard
    • Nexus 7
    • Sony Xperia Z (optional extra device)
    • Cable
    • Anemometer
    • Cleaning Cloth
    • USB Micro SD adapter/SD MicroSD adapter.
     
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    I use a Drone Crates soft backpack. So I just listed what is in there on a typical day I'm out and about. Sometimes it's even more than listed. I do some ultralight backpacking and some of the things listed here are very light. I could use this as an overnight pack and add a bivy shelter if needed. :) Lol However these are the things that I carried today in the pack.

    1. Phantom 3 Pro w/controller
    2. Three Batteries
    3. ND filter
    4. 1x8 props
    5. Lanyard
    6. 1x3 phone tablet Chargers
    7. Dji Charger
    8. Lg G4
    9. Samsung 10.5 S tablet
    10. Extender for DJI controller
    11. Zeiss lens cleaning kit
    12. DJI anti drop kit
    13. Compressible Down Jacket
    14. Hiking Maps of the surrounding areas
    15. Compass
    16. NRS pilots knife
    17. Modified Black Diamond Headlamp (Attached to my cross strap on bag)
    18. Small LED flashlight.
    19. Water bottle
    20. Bluetooth Earbuds
    22. First Aid kit
    23. Power brick charger

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  19. RedHotPoker

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    Eh, yeah, so what's a Tupo? A typo perhaps. ;-) hehe he said in jest...

    Bud, I can't see where the foam was taped, to avoid the zipper?
    Please place the strap down, so I/we can see where the tape is placed. Thanks again.
    Yes, it seems like a wise placement of the 'web belt'...
    Good thinking. Thanks for sharing your idea. ;-)

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  20. With The Birds

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    No cutting just electrical tape... Stayed on really well too... Suprisingly.

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