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When did you buy your Phantom?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by FlyingFish, Aug 31, 2013.

  1. FlyingFish

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    It is pretty troubling reading all these fly away posts. I am not sure what to think about it. There are so many factors involved. I bought my Phantom in July 2013 and I love to fly it. I have had zero issues, even with a complete tare down, paint job and rebuild. I didn't even re-calibrate after the rebuild and she is rock solid at hover.

    Let's see who has the oldest Phantom here. Did you have any issues?

    Purchased July 2013 - No issues to report currently.
     
  2. Audaciter

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    Purchased 03/11/2013 Three days later purchased Futaba T8J-A radio system.
     
  3. will27

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    Purchased July 2013, lost control and watched it crash in the woods 2 weeks later, still can't find it. Mine was due to orientation error. I couldn't tell which way it was facing after a strong wind blew it away from me. I've purchased 2 used ones since. I still think they are great. Now have a remote finder on them and my phone number in case an honest person finds one.
     
  4. toolman2a

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    Purchased january 2013 no problems at all.
     
  5. Firestat

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    Exactly 1 month ago at IRCHA. Had problems out of the box. The guys at the DJI tent fixed my broken compass and everything is cool since then. Couple of rollovers at landings, but no troubles since.
     
  6. NCHoytArcher

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    As a possible future phantom owner I'm looking forward to seeing how many people have had theirs for a while without problems.

    Subscribed.

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  7. FlyingFish

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    Another successful flight yesterday for me.

    So far nothing over 8 or 9 months old.

    When did you buy your Phantom?
     
  8. careysb

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    June 19th
    Lovin' it
     
  9. edunwody

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    June 1. No issues
    Added Zenmuse 2 weeks ago with upgrade board.
    Still no issues.

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  10. socman

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    I think I got mine in June.
    40-50 flights in, no issues.

    the only complaint I have is since I have purchased it, money seems to keep disappearing. =)

    Never flown any RC before this.....so easy to fly....
    in fact, I let pretty much anyone fly it (everyone in my family has had a turn). I even let a stranger fly it one time (I was flying and he came over and asked a ton of questions about it).