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Professional Can anyone recommend these WOODEN props? Xoar

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by tml4191, Aug 22, 2016.

  1. tml4191

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  2. With The Birds

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    Nothing wrong with well made wooden props. I like wooden rotor blades on some helis...

    I would be worried about the nounting nuts backing out with the active breaking on a phantom. I wouldnt fly them for that reason.

    I doubt they would be quieter to any appreciable extent.
     
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    THanks for the replies! I think I'm going to keep the stock ones for now. Content with what I got.
     
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    plus if it isn't coated, the wood could expand leading to cracks, esp if you get a slight bump into one of the props... I wouldn't risk it
     
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    DJI has probably expended hundreds of hours of engineering/design/testing on their stock props. The wooden ones look great, but why tempt fate?
     
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    Not sure that DJI have done so much research............:)
     
  7. gklugie

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    Surely you would not think that DJI just slapped on some props off the shelf and put them on a million drones, and warranted them ..... do you?
     
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    I have been using wooden props very successfully on my P3A.
     
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    How tight do you go with the nut and washer on each prop?
     
  10. Paul Schulze

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    I keep a wrench in my kit and tighten them fairly tightly at the beginning of every session. I think they fly well. If you go with them, make sure they are balanced as I received one or two that had to be hub-weighted or replaced. Xoar has bent backwards to be accommodating.

    Hub-weighting is easily done with a piece of steel wire and a sized drill using a Dremel tool.
     
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