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All about propellers

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by xtyle86, Jun 2, 2014.

  1. xtyle86

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    Hello,

    I recently bought a phantom 2 and on the day one, I crashed it...well, it tipped to one side when landing.
    I didn't have my prop guards on so two of the four propellers were hitting the side of a side walk, unable to move (tries to spin but constantly hitting)..hopefully that makes sense!
    Anyways, it was like that for about 5 seconds and I turned it off.

    Afterwards, I brought the ship inside and turned it back on. As a bit of an overly obsessed person, I noticed few things about the props.
    - one of the props actually sits higher than the rest, can see it when you look at all of them at the eye level.
    - one of the props spins a bit unevenly. when you see it at the eye level, the end of the prop makes two lines due to wobbling effect. This is reduced when I rev it up. but still two lines.
    same thing was happening after I switched new props in. I haven't flown it since so, not sure if it has any impact...

    Now I'm wondering if this is normal. or perhaps it was due to that "crash", or perhaps I have a defected one, or maybe it doesn't matter (will find out the next time I fly it I guess..) Could you help me out?

    I maybe too obsessed. but just want to make sure my new aircraft is in a good condition :)
    Thank you!
     
  2. xtyle86

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    bump in hope that someone could help me out..
     
  3. Sanababit

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    You are to obssesed, lol, if the propellers dont make any noise when you turn them by hand or a motor is loose, then go out and enjoy, just becareful to practice first, dont get to cocky, jejej, and put those guards on for the time being

    Sana
     
  4. Gizmo3000

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    How does the video look?

    if things look ok, just keep on flying (not crashing) and enjoy

    If you're experiencing noticeable jello,. then I would definitely consider having a look at that one prop/motor, bring it to your local dealer/hobby shop if one is nearby that could take a look at it. wouldn't cost you too much money to swap out for new parts.