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Propeller Case - Anyone make or Print one?

Discussion in 'Inspire 1 Discussion' started by Cole Slaw, Jun 26, 2015.

  1. Cole Slaw

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    Hey folks searched around on google and the forums but couldn't find anything. I use the standard DJI case and used to carry around all my propellers. However I think they got a little warped and now I get a little jello effect in my camera. Regardless I am looking for a case to hold one set of the propellers that would fit in the slot they already sit in. Anyone make/sell something like this?
     
  2. Canuck32

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    I use a tupperware case. They have one that is for sub sandwiches that works perfect.
     
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  3. Cole Slaw

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    Do you have a link to it by any chance I don't want to buy the wrong one
     
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    I don't see a model number or name but it has a green lid and is 14" L x 4" w x 4h. Its perfect for about 8 props.
     
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    Build plates on most 3d printers are not big enough:(
     
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    I have a 3d printer !!! But not big enougg lol it only 200x200mm
     
  7. Simon Arvestrand

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    If you print in ABS then you can print parts and join the together

    /edit

    Forgot one small detail.

    You use acetone to join the parts.

    Sent from my S5
     
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  9. Cole Slaw

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    And that fits in the case? If it does I will probably go pick this up today!
     
  10. Jeroen van Craaikamp

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    I just bought a flightcase with 2 plastic tubes, each carrying 1 set of props:

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    I've been looking at these cases, can I ask where you bought it from? If I've read this right they only supply to UK/Europe?
     
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  12. Jeroen van Craaikamp

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    I got the case from Martin Spencer. https://www.facebook.com/MRaXessories, He charges approx. 500 Euro/Dollar for it. It is indeed a smart design, clearly made by someone who is a drone user himself. Martin ships to UK/Europe only. In Europe we cannot buy tradecraft or goprofessional cases, besides the prop-cases these cases are similar to those of martin. You could also take a "pmma transparant acryl" tube (with caps on both ends) and fit it in/on a kit case. Alternatively, you can make cuts in the casing foam and push the propellers in the cuts (this would prevent the props from touching eacht other as well).
     
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    Many thanks for coming back to me plus all the above info is very interesting & much appreciated;)

    I've now got something to follow up & look into. I'll let you know how I get on.

    Thanks again;)
     
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  14. Jeroen van Craaikamp

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    BTW: There are cases for Inspires in "Landing Mode" and "Travel Mode". Both types of cases are too big to be taken as hand-luggage in most airlines. In some of the "Landing Mode" cases (incl. the one of Martin), you can leave the camera mounted on the drone. The landing mode cases are a bit bulkier than travel mode cases, so make sure it has wheels. If you use the case to transport the drone from one flight to another, i find the landing mode case to be more suitable (les than 2 minutes set-up time until take-off). Please note that you cannot leave batteries in the case when traveling with the case on an airplane (you can bring max. 2 TB48's plus -as many as you want- TB47 batteries in hand-luggage if the airline uses the FAA guidelines).
     
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    Thanks for the heads up, yep been looking into it & I have noticed that the "landing mode" cases are much bulkier, I might have problems getting that case in to boot of my car so I may have to apt for the "travel mode" case, stock case fits lovely in the car;). Only got a two seater car.....

    I've also been doing my research on taking it on holiday but I have opted out that I will take my P2V which is much smaller & will be able to take it on as "carry on" with my B&W type 61 case.
     
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    I made this, fits on the original case.The props can be put there easily but dont have much space to move around, so thats a nifty solution. I'm making an improved design to be printed, but this one works well.
    I'm actually opening up a shop on Etsy today for this kind of stuff, so If anyone is interested on any of my custom gear you can message me and we'll set something up.

    [​IMG]

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    That's so cool;) I'm playing around at the mo with some tubing for the props but not got the right size yet.
     
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    Solid, nice upgrades. Just a word of advice, i would suggest you don't travel with a battery in the Inspire. Looks good though.
     
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    Can I ask why about the battery? Just curious..
     
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