camera tilt... missing screw, DYI repair?

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Dear Phantom Pilots,

Recently, I discovered a small soft plastic piece in my drone box.

I realized my tilt control wasn't working and saw where the piece was missing from, the left side of the camera ball.

I had not crashed the drone and don't remember loosing this screw or attachment, but obviously it fell off sometime or somewhere.

It appears there was a small screw that went thru this hole, and attaches to a gold color cog that tilts the camera up and down.

When I attempt to use the tilt feature, I hear the motor noise, but the camera does not move up or down.

The hole is roughly the size of a paperclip, but there must be some top to it that fits with the small soft plastic piece as a cover.

Does anyone know a DIY fix to repair this? Or, what the missing screw or piece looks like or can be re-ordered?

Thanks,
Justin

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I believe it is the thumb screw you are missing if i was at home i could take a picture of mine but im not ill try and get a picture tonight of it
 
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Guys, thanks for looking into this. If anyone can confirm this or send a photo of the screw or where to buy, that would be great.
 

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That is for the RPG Squid and he has just the stock gimbal .What ya need is one the size CityZen told ya I believe and looks like this .
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Very small and unless ya buy the whole servo plate you might can find one from a watch repair shop or somewhere the sell small hardware .
 

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This EXACT thing happened to me yesterday. Did you get yours fixed? I gotta search for one of those small screws. Any chance of seeing a picture with the screw and plastic tab in place? I found the little plastic piece in my case, not sure how it will re-attach.
 

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This EXACT thing happened to me yesterday. Did you get yours fixed? I gotta search for one of those small screws. Any chance of seeing a picture with the screw and plastic tab in place? I found the little plastic piece in my case, not sure how it will re-attach.
At the top of the page is some pictures bro but just took this one for ya .
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Sweet and thanks for the pix... So the plastic piece in the picture with a paper clip (I found mine in bottom of my case) it is not used I presume. Thought it might be a cover, but don't think so now.
 

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Sweet and thanks for the pix... So the plastic piece in the picture with a paper clip (I found mine in bottom of my case) it is not used I presume. Thought it might be a cover, but don't think so now.
That piece is the outside cover . Covers the screw .
 

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