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Which drone repair shops have you used?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by msinger, Sep 19, 2016.

  1. msinger

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    I need your help to compile a list of recommended drone repair shops that repair Phantoms. Have you used a shop that's not already on my list of repair shops? If so, please post the shop name, location, and website link below.

    Note: I'm looking for shops you feel good about recommending -- and, not shops that should be avoided. We'll save any horror stories for another thread ;)
     
  2. DroneTone

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    HeliDirect in Malden, MA. Nice guys, easy to chat with and knowledgable. I've used them twice to replace main boards on two Phantom 3 Pros. One time cost $275 the other $350. They claimed the difference was due to one being a W223 model and the other a W223B model. On the first one they also filled the motor mount arm areas with epoxy to prevent stress cracks, free of charge.
     
  3. Great Pumpkin

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    Dronefly in Thousand Oaks, CA, fixed my P2V over the counter twice following crashes, quickly and effectively. I don't know anything about Dronefly's mail-in repair service. Someone else on this forum had strong words against ever buying anything from Dronefly, but I bought both of mine from them and was quite satisfied with how they helped me be sure everything was calibrated and ready to fly before I walked out the door.
     
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    I had strong words about using Dronefly for repairs. They fixed my P1 and my P2V+ and did a good job, but I wanted other work done and included a note for them to call me. They never contacted me, they just fixed it sent it back. And charged my card without authorization; they had the number from the P1 repair.

    This didn't sit well with me and I started going to Hani at UAV Repairshop after that.
     
  5. Big Gus

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    DO NOT go to cloud city drones in Warwick Ri. They over charge and replace parts that are not damaged. I sent my P4 in after a hard landing. I replaced the landing gear and it worked fine no problems with calibrating. They said the gear was crushed and replaced it. The camera was damaged also I could see that but to what extent I don't know. When they sent it back I had them send ( the damaged parts) with it.the camera is still good just the mounting plate was bad and nothing wrong with the landing gear, I put it back on and still on today. They did admit to the landing gear and overcharging me on tax and refunded $40 I think. I think that will rip you off any way they can WILL NOT use again!!!!


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  6. msinger

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    Big Gus, we're talking about repair shops you would recommend ;)

    If you know of any good shops, please feel free to share.