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Damaged Prop Thread?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by t2adze, Sep 11, 2016.

  1. t2adze

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    Hey All

    I wanna ask if anyone of you has a photo of a damaged prop thread photo?
    Cause my prop threads have got some slight paint coating on them, probably from a bit of over tightening it sometimes. So i wanna now how do prop threads look like, to know dump this prop or not?

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  2. RedHotPoker

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    If they tighten down firm, you should be ok. I would really only worry if they didn't tighten to a firm stop, and just kept spinning. Eh?
    Of if they were unscrewed too easily. As long as they seat tight, "Go" fly and have fun... ;-)

    Don't over tighten them either. Ha

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  3. msinger

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    Compare them to brand new props. If they don't look the same, then it's probably time to dump them.
     
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    I threw a prop away. I don't remember exactly why, it just felt different than the others when tightening up. I wouldn't expect them to last forever- they're just plastic.
     
  5. alokbhargava

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    Props are not expensive, if you have a doubt about their condition, you can go ahead and buy new. Why do you take risk?

    In my opinion, props last very long if you take care of them.


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  6. t2adze

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    Thanks for your advice.

    But the problem is it usually happens with my grey props. And i have to dump them all the time.
    The color coating gets off on the thread and i cant figure out is it a damage or not.

    Here are the photos of my two props. Both grey.

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  7. t2adze

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    took a brand new grey props the other day. Had two flights. And one of them has already this grey trails (as seen on the pic). I definitely didn't over tighten them. So I guess, the back grey prop motor does this to my props.
    Other then that, the prop self tightens on it without any issue. What would you suggest to do?

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  10. DAVEJF

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    They look fine to me t2adze. It's no problem for a bit of paint to show on them.As others are saying, if they screw on ok and there are no cracks on the blades/hub then it should be good to carry on using them.


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