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Crazy question: Is your drone dirty?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Jason Porembski, Jun 26, 2016.

  1. Jason Porembski

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    I've been flying since March and have quite a number of hours in the air. I've recently noticed that the bird and especially the props are not as white as they were in the past.

    This happen to you?

    I was going to use Windex wipes or baby wipes to clean up the non-electronics.


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  2. captainmilehigh

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    A clean bird is a happy bird. Plus, cleaning it up will give you a chance to look for problems, like little cracks on the shell, or dings on the props.


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    yep hit a lot of bugs
     
  4. Jason Porembski

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    Ha never thought of bugs. I never really expected the bird to get too dirty except from take offs from dusty areas.


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  5. JWarren

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    A good cleaning is part of the end of every flight
     
  6. Jason Porembski

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    What do you normally clean it with?


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  7. dirkclod

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    I use baby wipes with Aloe after every flight . Keeps it nice and slick ;)
     
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  8. Jason Porembski

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    Haha. The Aloe helps it from cracking right?


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    Hey it keeps it slick so the bugs don't stick so bad and we have bugs . Big en's :)
     
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    Lemon pledge works wonders

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  11. Jason Porembski

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    I have been using 303 Aerospace protectant. I use on all my plastic or composite outdoor gear (kayaks) and on my car. Designed to protect from UV rays.
     
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    Armor All cleaning wipes then their protectant wipes