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Zenmuse H3-2D anti-drop covers

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Help' started by charv, Feb 22, 2014.

  1. charv

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    I installed the gimbal as per the instructions on my Phantom2. After my first flight, which lasted about 15mins, I noticed the 4 small anti-drop covers and screws had all gone. The instructions say to finger tighten them, which is what i did.

    So, what are these for? I see many pictures online whith same gimbal installed without them.

    Am I safe to fly anyways?

    Thanks,
    Vince
     
  2. Tahoe Ed

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    They may have vibrated out if not tightened enough. Several guys are using small zip ties or dental floss to do the same thing, retaining the gimbal in place in a crash.
     
  3. charv

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    Thanks. So what is the actual purpose of these screws/covers? Is it so the gimbal's two pieces (separated by the cushions) do not separate in a crash?