Seahorse Case for Phantom 3

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http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00153U9NE/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I ordered this case for my Phantom 3 Pro. Received it today and got it configured. All and all I'm happy with the fit and price.

I followed these instructions mostly


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The foam plucks out in smallish squares so you can layout and configure to your needs. I created a small spot on top for the extra battery that will be coming in a few weeks. For fit I removed the lower layer of foam and added some back under the remote. I'm considering trimming the top foam with a cutout the shape of the copter so that it isn't such a tight close. I want it snug but would prefer to put minimal amounts of stress on the phantom.
 
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Have the same case for my p2v+ but in international orange
 
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Pick and pluck falls apart in no time. It's not durable to say the least. I've had a lot of problems with it in the past, then saw a tip on a photography forum that said to spay the top surface with Plasti Dip aerosol rubber coating once you have the foam configured how you want it - and it works awesome. I would highly recommend it.
 
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Pick and pluck falls apart in no time. It's not durable to say the least. I've had a lot of problems with it in the past, then saw a tip on a photography forum that said to spay the top surface with Plasti Dip aerosol rubber coating once you have the foam configured how you want it - and it works awesome. I would highly recommend it.
Ordered some thanks for the tip!
 
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I just found out personally why on Amazon the "title" of the case has "Carry On" in it (not just because most airlines it fits as carry on, except US Airways /American Airlines). It barely withhekd to the multi-pressure levels of being checked under the plane. It has a "pressure release" hole under the right latch but I just landed from flying from TX to Cali and I almost cried when I saw the case come down the conveyer belt in baggage claim. The center was sucked in dead center on top almost 4 or 5 inches and appeared to have crushed my P3P, but after swallowing the tears and opening it up the P3P survived. Need to do an IMU calibration but did a 3 minute test flight to ensure everything else was in working condition (gimbal, motors, etc).

I have a Pelican case for my Parrot Bebop (first drone), and will be ordering a different case with a PEV for airplane traveling just in case I can't carry it on (the other recommended P3P cases weren't going to get to me in time for traveling so after reading reviews I thought the Seahorse would be okay being checked. Too close for my comfort! If not flying anywhere I definitely recommend.)
 
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All you have to do is put a small breather hole in a latch. Do you need it to be water tight? Use it as a flotation device? you just want to allow it to balance the internal pressure.. Guess what, your shampoo bottle did the same thing
 
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:) I wasn't saying that the case is defective as they never sold or advertised that it was capable of being checked on airlines rather than carry-on, but thought I'd share my experience flying with it as I couldn't find any reviews about actually checking it on an airline. :) My shampoo bottle isn't holding $1500 worth of equipment.

For those who don't want to keep it water tight, your suggestion is a good one (put a hole in one of the latches so as to handle the pressure). I personally bought it to keep it water right for when flying off the boat on the lake/river. I'm keeping the case for using while driving places and if I fly an airline where it will fit their carry on restrictions.
 
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Neat discussion. I think I'd prefer to keep the propellers on. Any issue with that? I do have a GoPro case for my Phantom 2 Vision. I can leave the props on, but have to be careful when I close the case. I've had a time or two where the props came out a bit bent. No harm done, but they took a while to flatten out.
 

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