Well, I kept my Mavic Zoom, after ending the eBay listing with a few hours to go. I couldn’t bring myself to part with it, even though I needed the money. Bought my new hearing aids on a credit card, along with a programmer. Now I’m a DIY audiologist!
Anyway, regardless of that, it occurred to me that we often want to do water samples from around our disgusting fish farms so why not use it for some heavy lifting. Question 1. How much weight has anyone lifted with a Mavic 2? Question 2, any ideas about making a water sampling rig that will dip in then shut and capture maybe 100ml water?
I did try flying with a long stick dangling a thin rope to get a larger rope over the house roof once, but it all went tits up when it started a rythmic oscillation and I nearly lost the lot. I figure a thin dyneema string with a small container should be fine.
Obviously, I’ll do it in baby steps over the field before I venture over water.