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  1. Tony

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    Hello again folks....

    I've had my H for about 2 weeks now and had fun flying it. I've been piloting her very "gingerly" as I learn how it works and feels, and so far...no crashes or hard landings (knock on wood)! I mention this because I just noticed last night that there were what looked like a couple of Gimble mounts missing. I've attached an image to show you what I am seeing, but before contacting Yuneec I thought I would ask if one of you could verify that they are indeed missing pieces? I'm sure I know the answer, but just sanity checking with this group. So if anyone could flip their "H" over and confirm for me whether there is 2 or 4 of these "Posts" then I will know where to go from there.

    Many thanks!
     

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  2. Gyro108

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    That is normal, It comes with only 2 retainer pins in opposite corners.
     
  3. Tony

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    Hey Gyro108....thank you very much for the quick reply. I was wrong in my assumption...so glad that I asked here first!
     
  4. gregreh

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    Why is this? Ive noticed it on other gimbals too. Seems like you would want it on all 4 corners!?!
     
  5. Tony

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    Hey Gregreh....I think it's weird too! I wonder if it's to allow for more "play" during flight, and keeping the shot steady? It's the only thing I can think.
     
  6. Gyro108

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    From the couple of reports of crashes I've seen reported, 2 seems to be enough as it looks like they have made the top rail where it attaches to the H to be the expendable bit that saves the gimbal. Just guessing though.
     
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  7. Dragonflyerthom

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    These are just retainers for the rubber vibration dampeners . Two are good enough. Kinda like suspenders and a belt with more than two.lol
     
  8. Atomic08

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    Just got my repair plate in today..
    Part # YUNCG03P101..It is the part that holds the Camera and Gimbal to the Airframe
    It has the Bottom Mount Plate and 4 gimbal mount Dampers included
    No Instructions, but I will Call Yuneec when I get home...
    Price $4,95 plus shipping
     
  9. Tony

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    Thanks Atomic08...please let us know what they say. Super curious to know the full scoop!
     
  10. eric bee

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    two are normal...and i have flown my Gimbals 2 years without...its not really needed
     
  11. sdharris

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    They're just there to keep the camera attached if the rubber damper breaks or comes loose. 1 would risk the camera swinging, 2 holds it just right whereas 3 or 4 would perhaps inhibit the dampers from working and add unnecessary weight.
     
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  12. Buddy Collins

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    Probably better than Fishing Line...
     
  13. Atomic08

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    Tony..
    I received some instructions from Yuneec..
    I think they are vague and not explicit..
    It said to "remove the damper cover and the four dampers"....
    When I asked if they where two or four dampers to be replaced their reply was
    "There are four dampers for the mount set"
    I guess we will have to continue to rely on forum members who write in.
    When I have time, I'll have to call and speak to some one at Yuneec to be sure !
     
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  14. Gyro108

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    Yes four dampers but only 2 retainers.
     
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  15. prodia

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    A couple of zip ties were my solution. And, are a great replacement for those posts. Just make sure you do not compress the rubber dampeners The gimble shoe snap on plate reduces the travel on the post clips, but for a $600-700 replacement for a lost or damaged camera go ahead and secure it properly. Or, risk having the weight of the camera/gimble hanging from control wires.