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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by aggiesrwe03, Nov 15, 2014.

  1. aggiesrwe03

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    Made it to downtown Houston this morning to fly, power up the P2V+ and my motors are not working properly. The back two spin like normal, and the front two torch and vibrate and barely spin. Only adjustment I made was removing the prop guards before powering her up.

    https://vimeo.com/111925040
     
  2. dbfletcher

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    Did you make sure you put the original SHORTER motor screws back in and NOT the longer ones that where on the prop guards? The longer ones will extend in to the motor and has the possibility to destroy them.

    Doug Fletcher
     
  3. aggiesrwe03

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    Yes I did, is it possible some of the locktite got in to the motors and has caused problems?
     
  4. neilnasdaq1

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    hey i was looking through the forums, im from college station too! i still new to this hobby but its most likely because you screwed in the wrong screws when taking off the prop guards. check out this link:

    http://www.djiguys.com/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1353

    hope this helps!
     
  5. aggiesrwe03

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    Well ****... I put the short screws back when I took the guards off, but that sounds pretty much identical to what's going on. Yeah I'm in CS, where do you fly? I stay out in Burleson county so I avoid TAMU PD and easterwood. supposedly TAMU HATES the hobby so beware!!
     
  6. MapMaker53

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    If you're going to use prop guards now and then, best to use the snap-on adapters and not have to deal with the screws.
     
  7. aggiesrwe03

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    That may be, but they are within a 1/4 mile of an active airport, and students flying into Kyle field when the facility was closed have been charged with criminal trespass. They likely draw a line between people flying for research and people that don't.
     
  8. aggiesrwe03

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    I watched a few YouTube videos on some just before I bought the guards, should have made the investment
     
  9. neilnasdaq1

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    yea, i fly at the pebble creek park. but im extra careful b/c i see private planes all the time.
     
  10. aggiesrwe03

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    Well I planned on having a nice video for y'all of the post oak/galleria area of Houston, but it looks like I will be replacing motors instead... When I get flying again maybe we can try and get a BCS meet up and do some flying.
     
  11. neilnasdaq1

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    that would be fun! i would ask my friend to join us. we are still in high school at consol...