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Storage Box For Q500 4k with blades on?

Discussion in 'Q500 4K Discussion' started by Drone Boy, Jan 4, 2016.

  1. Drone Boy

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    Hello
    Does anyone leave the quadcopter with the blades on it in a box or container. I have been getting this darn thing out to fly it several times a day and I would like to know if someone knows a good box or container to use just to put the bird in with the blades on so I don't have to keep taking off the blades all the time. I was thinking about some kind of rubbermaid container to put the bird in and then put it on the shelf away from the kids. Just curious to see if anyone else uses anything like this. Thanks in advance for any input that might come my way. P.S. I have young kids and I just want to have it put away so that something doesn't get thrown at it or damaged with kids being kids. I know I can stop being lazy and just disassemble the bird all the time.
     
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  3. Drone Boy

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    Hello Wingshooter
    Thank you so much for the tip/advice. I will be heading to Home Depot tonight after the kids basketball practice is over. Thanks a million.
     
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    There is another box out there , i believe it was for the inspire but not sure. anyway ..it fits the Q with the props and it sits in the box at a 45 degree angle so its smaller than most ...im still lookin for that one...very nice ...husky box for me is just too big !!!
     
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    The Husky is a pretty big box but I like it better than the Factory Box I got. When I pull up somewhere and decide to fly I hate having to attach the blades then taking them back off again.
     
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    If money is no object check out the Q500 box made by Minuteman Cases. It's crazy expensive, but it really is a great box.
     
  7. Drone Boy

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    Hello Wingshooter
    I got the case from Home Depot and I am currently trying to shave away the foam so that the lid will shut with the props on it. Thanks for the great ideas and advice. I will post a picture when I am done.
     
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  8. Drone Boy

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    Ranger Rick
    I checked out the case that you suggested, you are right that is way to much. I think this Home Depot case should work just fine. 400 for a case is way to much. I wonder why Yuneec didn't make their cases to fit with the props on? Anyways it's a great bird!!!
     
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    Yea the foam was a little bit of time. In the very end once I almost had it shaved, I took a Dremel with a sanding drum attached to finish it off smooth. Just a tip. The box is kinda of big but I like the extra space plus I can leave my props on all the time.
     
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  10. Drone Boy

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    I got it all done and it is very nice. The foam took actually longer than I anticipated. I really appreciate your tip and suggestions. Here is a picture of my finished project.
     

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  11. Wingshooter

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    Good Job. I really like mine. Now I am trying to figure out what else I can carry in it. I thought about throwing in a couple of hand towels. I am gonna look at the Hobby Lobby for some styrofoam that I can use to fill in on the sides and put my Non Stock Charger in that Husky Box.
     
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    Great idea, there is a lot of room on each side of the block of foam. Thanks a million
     
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    I have military surplus aluminum containers that probably will work (I'll try an post a picture) and they are so durable, you could ship it to Afghanistan and it would get there safe. The containers are made by Zero Haliburton and were used for shipping night vision equipment to war zones.
     
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    There is a 2nd discussion on the inserts for the Husky $49 storage box (Case for q500 | Page 2 | Yuneec Drone Forum ). Using rubber foam instead of Styrofoam! Too bad we can’t link the two conversations
    Or maybe I just did -
     
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