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Cleaning/Maitenance

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Bull94, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. Bull94

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    What does everyone use for cleaning their P3A and props? Also what other kind of maitenance should I be performing?


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  2. Dirty Bird

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    Every so often I wipe my Phantoms, props, & especially the controllers with a microfiber cloth dampened with Formula 409. You can substitute any similar cleaner that is plastic safe. Being white all of these items become dirty from airborne dust & handling. The occasional cleaning keeps them tidy & looking sharp.

     
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    Great advice from a Dirty Bird :D
     
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  4. Bull94

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    What about carbon fiber props?


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  5. MedinaTaylor

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    I take the lens filter off and clean the camera every now and then.
     
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    Carbon fiber blades are black so while they get just as dirty they don't show the dirt like white does. You can still wipe them down with Formula 409 or a similar cleaner to keep them clean.

     
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    Oh, I had never cleaned them, they still look good. I will use 409 today :) thanks for reminding.
     
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    The magic erasers work the best for me, as it doesn't get that dirty anyway, you don't even have to wet them, also cleans the props of bug guts, although if not careful The props will cut them
     
  9. 4wd

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    Formula 409 is unknown outside USA, I think a comparable UK/EU product is CIF or Cilit Bang or whatever it's called this week. Any spray designed for cleaning greasy surface in the kitchen is probably suitable.
    I have never cleaned mine, I kind of like the well used grungey look :cool:
    I do think after a few months it doesn't really get any worse.

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