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Why the extra gimbal mounts?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by WetDog, Nov 10, 2015.

  1. WetDog

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    Why does the P3 come with four extra rubber gimbal mounts? Do they go bad quickly>\?

    And why are there only to retaining pins on the gimbal mount? Seems odd but there must be a reason.
     
  2. WetDog

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    And to answer my own question, a minute more research would show that you only need two retainers. Still not sure why they package extras...
     
  3. barefootbeachcombing

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    The extras are in case you need such as after a crash.

    There are only two anti-drop pins installed (diagonally) on the gimbal mount. That's all that is needed.
     
  4. WetDog

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    OK, if that's the case, DJI should have packaged the kit with a half dozen propellers instead of the extra two.....
     
  5. bobmyers

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    because if you have to remove the gimbal/ camera-- you will need the extra pins-- because you will probably damage the originals trying to get them out.