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Cracks on rear arms near battery compartment

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by pwsl100, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. pwsl100

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    I noticed a couple of small stress cracks near rear motors on the arms of my p3a and was checking further when I found two larger cracks on the rear arms near the battery compartment. These appear to be larger than the typical stress cracks found near the motor mounts. Has anyone else seen cracks near the battery compartment?
     
  2. msinger

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    Got a photo?
     
  3. flpholt

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    ill bet 50 those aren't cracks
     
  4. msinger

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    I was thinking the same thing. A photo will definitely confirm it.
     
  5. pwsl100

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    After looking more closely, I stand corrected, they are joints in the lower shell near where the battery compartment and arms meet. Don't I feel like an a.s
     
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    No worries. Many other people have posted here about the same thing.
     
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    yep need to take bets on this no drone fund
     
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    Crackanoia?
     
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    From what I read on this forum and youtube posts it appears quite a few P3 and P4 owners have the misfortune to have purchased a to fragile shell. My girlfriend has a knack damaging micro usb connectors by slightly leveraging them on extraction. So a thought occurs, the battery compartment is snug and may have the same intolerance for leverage. I caught myself the other day doing the little wigel while removing my Battery.
     
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    Funny, I was thinking the same thing yesterday examining mine. Closer inspection they are mirrored, both sides so realised the chances of identical cracks both sides were near impossible.

    Crackanoia is about right!
     
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