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balance self tightening blades

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by sprung, Dec 28, 2013.

  1. sprung

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    are the silver and black caps on the self tightening blades removable?
     
  2. havasuphoto

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    No.
    Also, the self-tightening props only work on the Phantom ver. 1.1.1, and the Phantom 2 and vision. If you have an older Phantom-all silver nuts-you're outta luck, you can't use these self-tightening props.
     
  3. reALIGNed

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    I saw a video of a guy that balanced his self tightening props. I'll go look for it and post back.
     
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    I have a 1.2 and the self-tightening props work on my stock motors (CW+CCW threaded). I think it's just the original 1.1 (not 1.1.1) Phantoms that don't have the cross-threaded motors/nuts.
     
  6. sprung

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    thanks, the video helped
     
  7. havasuphoto

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    You may be right. IF you have 2 silver nuts and 2 black nuts, then you have the cross-threaded or reverse thread engines-and could use the self-tightening props. IF, all 4 of your prop nuts are silver, OR, all 4 of your prop nuts tighten when turned to the right-you can't use them.
     
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    Right, that's always the best way to tell for sure.