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« on: February 09, 2018, 04:35:07 PM »
hi everyone i just have a question about the cowling body parts is there a reason why someone has not scanned the canopy and put an stl to finish this project i have done a lot of printing over the years made a ciclop 3d scanner cheap from thingiverse why on earth cant some one scan it and put us out of our misery it seems a shame to build an inspire for next to nothing and then spend as much money as the entire build on a canopy, its not that hard to scan the parts if i had them i would have done it long ago when this was released on line. i think this issue is a big one as it's halve the drone makeup don't get me wrong i think the work you guys and girls have done is awesome i have built six different versions of mavic pro although it's nothing like the real one in structure i worked at British aerospace for 10 years i have 32 btek,s in electronic and mechanical engineering and a masters degree from London university now retired also from Yorkshire (Propper Northener) it seems this is one of the few projects that is incomplete forcing you to buy  unnecessary expensive parts the irony is your buying parts from the same people who charge about 6000 quid for the new inspire doesn't make any sense to me but thats just my opinion. consider this with careful shopping you can build this for 150 (without the canopy)with stl files 150 no extra cost that would be truly amazing considering what the the dji corporation millionaires wont profit from it and keep it a truly d.i.y drone with regards Andy

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Re: inspire body
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2018, 01:21:18 AM »
Hello Wonka07,
Welcome to the forum. Some of your insights make a lot of sense. Since this is a free source, anybody can put their designed stuff at the reach of others without charge. Steven did a great work by designing and share for free the inspire and the Mavic while other guys have uploaded other iterations and ideas for free. Few days ago, there were stl. files for the canvas of the inspire available in this site; however, the designer wanted to charge an small amount of money which was against the philosophy of the site. From the very beginning this forum hasn't charged anything for files. 

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Re: inspire body
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2018, 03:11:47 AM »
thanks for the reply i attempted to upload the front canopy and the middle top but the files are too big to post i will try to compress them in winrar or 7zip this is due to restrictive file size for posting files one of them is 9 meg.still need base part and the two struts come on dudes how many of you had to go to the pain of buying the parts to finish your builds is it really too much to ask that just one of you could help the entire community of hobbyists and flying addicts by scanning a few parts considering that the good people of this website gave you all a free dji inspire and the means to build one like i said in my last post my hat is off to the admin of this site i know how difficult 3d cad is or any 3d object manipulation software they all have steep learning curves, some take years to master i had five record labels in London did a lot of graphic artwork for album covers sometimes it was like pulling teeth getting things just right...so i am asking all of you to help everyone else and like most people in the diy community's would agree this is not about profit (like my record labels) its about advancing technology and making it available to everyone not just the ones that can afford it i mean really? 6000 quid for a drone that's airborne for just 20 mins lol the mavic pro just has clever tech custom made (new sensor tech) main boards and there own battery tech also lots of bits of metal adding weight.my inspire build has glass and plastic bearings 4in1 esc's small things make a big difference accumulative weight and all that better battery's will be the next big leap to advance drones all modern gadgets rely on there power source tesla would agree that it woefully behind all other forms of technology which has to change just like the inspire canopy drama...regards Andy