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Which backpack/case.. please share opinion!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by MacMan3409, Sep 27, 2016.

  1. MacMan3409

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    I'm torn, I'm finally going to pull the trigger on a decent travel case for my P3P but want to stay around $100-$150. Been looking & reading reviews for a bit but wanted to hear from my fellow flyers to help me pick.
    Any input would be greatly appreciated, especially if you own one!
    Thank you in advance.

    My top 2:

    "Upgraded" brand for $80:
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    UPGRADED Water Resistant Backpack For DJI Phantom 4/ 3/ 2 Series/ Accessories Compatible| Professional Case/Travel Bag For Your Drone| Lykus Pro Video Equipment https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0191S8IGY/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_B5U6xb8FJ8KYJ

    Cons:
    Not sure it will fit my laptop & iPad(s).
    Appears to only have 2 battery slots

    Pros:
    $60 cheaper then the Polar Pro.
    Designed specifically for Phantom.
    Separate RC compartment, with a little spare room for more goodies.
    Water resistant, without wrapping it up with a rain sack(which I would probably loose)

    Or
    Polar Pro for $130:

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    PolarPro DroneTrekker DJI Phantom 4 Travel BackPack https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01G73Z2U6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_.QU6xbTWCA3Z3

    Cons:
    $60 more for a very similar pack.
    Not 100% sold on the moveable/adjustable liner pads. Seems great to add camera gear, lenses etc but is it REALLY made for the Phantom or just can be "customized" to appear so?
    Pros:
    Perfect padded slot for my MacBook Air(plus iPads, of course too)

    Please weigh in or say "neither because there's a way better option in my price range."

    Thanks again all


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  2. MacMan3409

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    Just Dead huh, not a single interest in at least linking a good review thread? I've seen the well put together list of options, including a very thorough list of accessories, add-on, replacements etc.

    I was hoping for personal experience reviews, with real life use by fellow phantom flyers. But if no real interest then I guess I'll just keep reading reviews from random strangers


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  3. regdawg

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    Between what you listed, I'd go with the trekker. Tons of videos out there with good reviews. After scoring reviews on all kinds of bags, I just purchased the Manfrotto D1. There's a seller on ebay right now that has it for $170/shipped. I know its a bit above your max, but its a recommendation for me. Tons of space and if you check out the reviews on it, you have the ability to place it in the backpack for a quick move from location to location...you'll see what I mean if you check out the videos. But again you can't go wrong with the trekker.
     
  4. MacMan3409

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    Thanks for the input regdawg!! I agree. It's just nice 2 get others' opinions sometimes


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  5. MacMan3409

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    Update:
    Purchased the LowePro brand DroneGuard backpack & love it!! Was pretty pricey at $240.00 but was fortunate to find a lightly used one on here for $150!!
    A bit large overall, as compared to a standard backpack, but really made to fit my Phantom & holds everything I need & more. Really great travel bag/case for my Phantom & I'm happy with my choice. Just wanted to share my opinion & update my post.


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  6. Neon Euc

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    Is it to late to get a refund? I got this one and it's brilliant as it's hard shell too [​IMG][​IMG]

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  7. PhantomAdam

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    I've been in the market for a new backpack for my P4myself. I'm thinking of the PolarPro Drone Trekker or the DroneCrates bag. I've seen a couple videos on the DroneCrates and tons more on the PolarPro. I'm leaning towards the PolarPro because it looks like it will hold more and I found a comparison that said the PolarPro was actually a little shallower than the DroneCrates.
     
  8. MacMan3409

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    Very happy with my DroneGuard by LowePro so far! Had it for almost a week & really love it, it's perfect. The "active zone" padding allows for great airflow along my back during longer hikes &/or hotter days. It's very durable & rigid which is functional for real life use, I can throw it in my trunk or setup on outdoors without any concerns of damage. Easy to clean too.
    https://www.amazon.com/DroneGuard-B...901&sr=8-1&keywords=lowepro+droneguard+bp+450
    Keep me posted on the Drone Trekker or DroneCrates, I would like to hear how it works out in actual use....
    Thanks


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