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Bit the bullet and bought the best case. go professional case

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How does the GPC compare to a pelican 1400 in size?


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I'm not sure but the layout and space in the GPC is awesome. I'm not affiliated with them nor do I make anything from them but I will say this I don't think you can buy a better case and be any happier for your Mavic


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Buying a giant case for the Mavic seems to somewhat defeat the beauty of the tiny size of the drone. I'm all for protecting mine (once it gets here), but I'm going to look for something small to take advantage of the portability factor.
I knew a comment like this would appear in this thread but really, saying that this case is "giant" is an overstatement it's a nice convenient small rugged case.


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Looks real nice. But seems overkill for a drone meant to be put into a small bag. But if your traveling via trains, planes and busses alot. This makes sense.

Personally I would prefer a hard plastic case designed for the mavic folded up to fit perfectly inside. Then just put into any old bag. Just as protected without all the fuss.

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Love my GPC, only issue is it still smells strongly of glue. Does that fade?
 

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Love my GPC, only issue is it still smells strongly of glue. Does that fade?
Mine doesn't have a strong smell at all. I did see a YouTube video where the reviewer's case had the foam piece on the backside of the lid glued. Fortunately that piece isn't glued on mine which I'm happy about because it allows me to keep a few papers and my collapsible sunshade behind it.
 

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I have the GPC backpack on order! I like the closed cell foam as opposed to the open cell which will absorb moisture. GPC also uses 511 backpack which is a quality piece.
Got mine last week. The backpack holds everything the case does plus has extra zippered compartments for tablet, snacks, water, laptop maybe.

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Got mine last week. The backpack holds everything the case does plus has extra zippered compartments for tablet, snacks, water, laptop maybe.

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Got mine yesterday! It's a nice piece, even has a compartment for a water bladder!
 

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I was prepared to bite the bullet till I saw what they were tacking on for shipping. That put it over the top for me.
I too was all set to buy the Go Professional back pack until I saw the shipping charges to the UK :eek:

Now I'm :(

I could buy a plane ticket to USA for less than this:

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Holy cow! I purchased the case, and it's great, but .......wtf?
 

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Nice choice op, i have the pelican as i knew they were built like a brick shithouse, those cheap 40$ plastic ones will shatter on a good drop or at least crack. Good piece of mind is a solid case. Mine goes in my jeep with me, isnt big at all, bangs around and i never once worried about my mavic. Even holds my mini 4 in the lid. Everything i need in one spot. Airborne in a few minutes!
https://www.amazon.com/Pelican-DJI-Mavic-Drone-Case/dp/B01MZ1LDZB/ref=redir_mobile_desktop?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&ref_=yo_ii_img
 

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Nanuk or Pelican for me if im paying $100+ for a hard case.
 

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How does the GPC compare to a pelican 1400 in size?


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They are comparable. But Pelican is made in usa, Nanuk is made in Canada. Dont know about GPC.These two are most recognized here in US. And noone can make these cases more sturdy/top notch quality thab these two. They never fail. If you get thesetwo brands products, you know you will be using them for 50 years. If you are buying $1000 for a nice ****, you want that to be something of Gucci, Prada and/or other comparable brands. You wouldnt want Coach if they are same price :).
 

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Buying a giant case for the Mavic seems to somewhat defeat the beauty of the tiny size of the drone. I'm all for protecting mine (once it gets here), but I'm going to look for something small to take advantage of the portability factor.
Absolutely with you there. I don't really see the point in getting something so portable and then shoving it in a huge bulky case.
 

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Absolutely with you there. I don't really see the point in getting something so portable and then shoving it in a huge bulky case.
I understand if person travels alot the yeah makes sense. And these folks probably have smaller cases or bags.
 

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