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Are these Props ok?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by DannyBhoy, Sep 22, 2016.

  1. DannyBhoy

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    Hi Guys...just purchased an extra set of props for my phantom 3 advanced. They are probably ok..but just wanted to check with this forum....before using them.They are both 9450...the new ones have a different look and feel to them...and not just because they are new...also at the screw in part..the new ones look as though you could take the silver and black parts out..whereas my original ones are molded in one piece. Maybe i'm over worrying..just want to get this forums thoughts before i use them...photos attached...top ones are the new ones..bottom are the originals..bought at a legal dji store.[​IMG][​IMG]

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    The P3s switched to a composite hub (P2 prop hubs are metal) to increase friction with the motor shaft to reduce the possibility of prop loss due to the addition of motor braking.
    It is not recommended to use metal hub props on a P3.
     
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  3. msinger

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    Got a shot that shows the inside of the hubs?
     
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  4. DannyBhoy

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    [​IMG]

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  5. msinger

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    Thanks!

    As N017RW noted above -- they will technically work, but they were not designed to be used with the P3. Your Phantom will crash if any of the props spin off mid-flight.
     
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    Hi all,
    I recently posted a get-around for using metal-hub 9450 props on a P3, which has worked for me for quite a while with absolutely no problems. It's up to to other individuals as to whether they wish to try it. It can be found here:- Are these props compatible with the P3?
     
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  7. DannyBhoy

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    Cheers...good advice..appreciate all the input from you guys...got a refund from amazon..I'm returning them tomorrow.

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  8. msinger

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    FYI, I have a complete list of OEM DJI props that are okay to use here.
     
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  9. DannyBhoy

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    Wow..thanks...appreciate the effort to help me...i will make sure i get them from one of these guys ..probably from Amazon...they done an immediate refund....small money..but i liked their style..no messing around.

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