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Discussion in 'Zenmuse H3-3D/H4-3D GoPro Gimbal' started by timeconsumer, Jan 13, 2015.

  1. timeconsumer

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    Had a rough landing (crash) and broke the shell of the phantom (easy fix), but unfortunately also damaged the H3-3D. It still operates, but it is bent on the horizontal axis. There's a new one in the mail but I'm still going to attempt to fix this one. Has anyone had any success with repairs on their H3-3D?
     
  2. QYV

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    there's a guy around here with the handle "hunch" who buys used H3-3D's in the classifieds forum, repairs and re-sells them. he's the only person I can think of specifically.

    honestly it may be easier for you to just sell your used one on Ebay... even broken ones in good condition with peripherals (mounting bracket, rubber dampers, etc) are getting a decent amount of money, over $100 in most cases.

    just a thought
     
  3. timeconsumer

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    Yeah, I figured I'll give it a shot at repairs. If it works I'll keep it as a backup, if not I'll sell it for parts. It's too bad you can't buy spare parts for them. That's one of my favorite things about the Phantom, replacement parts are cheap and readily available. I'm pretty sure I've spent more time fixing it than I have flying it.
     
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    Hi, not sure if this is what got bent in your gimbal, but according to my local dealer who I brought mine into, my vertical arm that affected the horizontal axis was bent. The guys on the link, http://intelligent-fo.com/?p=698, was able to fix theirs.

    I emailed them to confirm what exactly is needed to be bent back into place, and they confirmed that this piece (http://intelligent-fo.com/wp-content/up ... 000863.jpg) - the cylindrical portion of the arm, needs to be bent back into alignment. I'm hoping to try this soon but haven't had the time to do so yet.