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Carbon boom repair

Discussion in 'Inspire 1 Discussion' started by Ruud, Aug 21, 2015.

  1. Ruud

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    Hi, I am a new owner of an Inspire 1. Within a week I have crashed my Inspire despite being very carefull. The carbon boom was broken. A new boom including labour is about € 300 in the Netherlands. So I inquired with several shops which do repair carbon. The price range went from 40 till 180 euro. I brought my drone to Van den Bergh ( surf shop and carbon specialist for bike frames, surf boards) in Zandvoort (Hoorn) for repairing the boom. They did a great job for only € 45,00. There are many shops which repair carbon stuff like bike frames or surf board. See the pics for yourselfs. And it flies like a dream, again!
     

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  2. Red Baron

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    Good job. I have just completed the exact same repair with a carbon fibre kit inc epoxy resin for £25 off Amazon UK.

    Repair is neat and very strong and was done over two wet evenings as each application has to cure for 24 hours.

    Kit comes with a metre of carbon fibre so plenty more available if needed in future...hopefully not though

    My mishap came after upgrade to firmware and I lost app connection on my hudl. Sticking to iPhone and iPad now which is rock solid. Steve
     
  3. gruvpix

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    Beginning to wish I would have done this instead of sending to dji. It has now been 8 weeks and they refuse to provide an update.
    Without a doubt the worst customer service from any company I have ever experienced in all my years.
     
  4. Ruud

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    My repair has taken 7 days.