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Salt water effects on the phantom 3

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by oblivie, Feb 9, 2016.

  1. oblivie

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    Jus wondering if anyone had issues with their bird say flying at the beach often?..... Maybe rust ?


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  2. Auusie_P3S_pilot

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    I was thinking of this same question.
     
  3. oblivie

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    Bump


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  4. Matt Noel

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    That's almost the only place I've flown mine, since mid November. No problems. I keep it out of the ocean but otherwise nothing special.
     
  5. WetDog

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    Wipe it down with a damp cloth when you are finished. Avoid sand. Avoid trying to land it in the water. Do not use sunscreen on your drone.

    Do not taunt happy fun ball.
     
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    And handcatch!

    Remember... salt, water & sand are all your enemies.
     
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    Now you must know better than asking if RUST will be a problem... tell me your joking....
     
  8. Matt Noel

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    I normally takeoff and land on the beach. I don't have sand or salt problems. Seems an excessive concern, but then I don't roll the thing around in the sand either.
     
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    There are steel components; electronic circuit boards; the motor housings and all those steel screws that may or may not be stainless steel... Don't think he meant the plastic.... :)
     
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