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Apr 23, 2013, 04:35 AM
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Goodluckbuy cheap gimbals


Well, it seems like Goodluckbuy has a whole bunch of very cheap gimbals right now. Question is, are they any good?

Here's one, not sure how the back motor is mounted on it though. http://www.goodluckbuy.com/fpv-two-a...tography-.html

Here's another with motors included, I wish they had a shot of the other side so I can see if the other side of the camera plate is supported by bearings or not.

http://www.goodluckbuy.com/fpv-brush...tography-.html
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Apr 24, 2013, 02:33 AM
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would like to know as well. Any one has any experience with these gimbals from glb?
Apr 24, 2013, 02:37 AM
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I'll buy one of them either today or tomorrow.

I'm thinking of this one: http://www.goodluckbuy.com/gopro-3-b...a-ptz-kit.html

Roughly the same price, not sure how rigid the gimbal is. But at this price I can afford to experiment a bit.
Apr 24, 2013, 02:48 AM
Albuquerque USA
They don't have any of these gimbal in stock not another 2-3weeks for the gopro you rather get the one from RCTimer few people have it And some video already up
Apr 24, 2013, 02:48 AM
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Actually, I just thought of something...

One of these is available in kit form, the other only comes complete with motors. So I'll simply buy both for 150 USD total and simply move the motors and controller between the two so I can test both and see which one is better.

EDIT: And done!

96382 FPV Brushless Camera Gimbal with 2 Gimbal Brushless Motor Two Axis Carbon Fiber Camera PTZ Kit for Aerial Photography 1 $96.72 908 $96.72
96533 FPV Two Axis Carbon Fiber Brushless Camera Gimbal PTZ Kit for Gopro 3 Aerial Photography 1 $52.46 492 $52.46
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Apr 24, 2013, 03:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Askyvision
They don't have any of these gimbal in stock not another 2-3weeks for the gopro you rather get the one from RCTimer few people have it And some video already up
I'm not too keen on that one though. Mostly because you can not adjust the balance of both axis. I'm alright with waiting for these, I'm not going to film stuff until June or so.
Apr 24, 2013, 03:11 AM
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It seems to me like lots of companies are selling the brushless gimbals but no buyers have yet started posting decent videos. All the companies have demo videos but Im not yet seeing much in the way of user vdeos
Apr 24, 2013, 03:15 AM
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Well, it's a brand new type of gimbal, I think the YUN-I gimbals got to customers less than 2 weeks ago and even that little beta test has been plagued with problems and bad customer service. 150 usd isn't a lot of money and these look very similar to other far more expensive gimbals with the same iPower motors. So we'll see how it goes.
Apr 25, 2013, 05:21 AM
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Ive brought this setup from another supplier including brushless gimbal for $183....going to mount it on my X8, will see how the 'quality' is....its my 1st brushless gimbal

http://www.goodluckbuy.com/fpv-brush...tography-.html
Apr 25, 2013, 06:35 AM
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I ordered the same one from goodluckbuy on the 23rd. It says order 'processed' but that's it.

I hope I don't need to much 'good luck' to buy from goodluckbuy -
Apr 25, 2013, 06:37 AM
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I just hope I dont have to wait two million years for these. I.e. I hope theyre in stock or in stock soon. I really dont like the lack of stock levels on the website.
Apr 25, 2013, 06:52 AM
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goodluckbuy puts a 'out of stock' banner in the product image.

Check this: http://www.goodluckbuy.com/hobbies-a...nt-page-2.html

So this product should now be on stock.........
Apr 25, 2013, 06:57 AM
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Alright, the items I ordered were not marked with that.
Apr 25, 2013, 12:18 PM
Albuquerque USA
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Originally Posted by Michel72
goodluckbuy puts a 'out of stock' banner in the product image.

Check this: http://www.goodluckbuy.com/hobbies-a...nt-page-2.html

So this product should now be on stock.........
Nah they just do that on a couple of the item so it look ligit but behind it is another story. It the way asian do business. Im asian so i can say that lol. It like train ticket even though only 50seat on the train they will sell 70ticket and who ever come last you either stand for 4hrs commute or lay on the walk path. been there

so good luck. and yes you do need "good luck" when you buy
Apr 25, 2013, 12:24 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Michel72
goodluckbuy puts a 'out of stock' banner in the product image.

Check this: http://www.goodluckbuy.com/hobbies-a...nt-page-2.html

So this product should now be on stock.........
Glb is a taobao reseller without any local stock.
You buy, they order from taobao, collect all orders then ship them to you.


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