Lifting power of a Mavic Pro

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  1. fisherman

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    can anyone guestimate what this small drones lifting capabilities are? Thinking about sometimes using it to drop my bait past the breakers for fishing.
     
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    Carrying a line with slack so there's no resistance shouldn't be a problem but how are you going to release?
     
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  3. gavinski

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    A Twinkie.
     
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  4. Marczydlo

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    well, is not for dropping -you are close to be in trouble...
     
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  5. fisherman

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    @Rsxtacee I was thinking about mounting a downrigger release clip to the Mavic and when I think the right place to drop the bait is near, put some braking on the fishing reel spool to release the line in the clip.
     
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  6. fisherman

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    DJI should think about engineering that in as a feature to a future model. The ability to carry and release a small ordnance could be useful. You could then program one of the two buttons to ..."open bomb doors".

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  8. Pilgrim

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    Some people use Phantoms to get restricted stuff up to prison yard. :) I really doubt such feature will be ever approved.
    But the idea is brilliant!
     
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    You can do something like this:
     
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  10. fisherman

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    Thanks for the ideas and tips all, Keep em' coming. @tml4191 that looks like a thing to try out.
     
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    Not related to fishing, but I would like to hang/mount a Ricoh Theta S. ow can i hang it and not screw up the object avoidance?
     
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