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Dang, lost the RC power port plug.

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by timmer, Jul 10, 2015.

  1. timmer

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    Pulled out the RC yesterday and noticed the power port cover-plug was missing. It came off this weekend but I thought it was secure enough for the few flights I did afterwards.

    Well, after racking my brain yesterday I thought I'd try some earplugs that expand.

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    So off to Walgreen's I went and found the above. It works OK with a little trimming but its not very secure.

    Anyone have this happen? If so, what was your fix?
     
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  2. robsquad

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    Pop in to a local garage, a bung off the end of a power steering union should do the trick
     
  3. timmer

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    I'm afraid my mechanic would not know what a bung off the end of a power steering union was!

    But I'll ask, as he's right down the street.
     
  4. Chuck Young

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    https://www.instamorph.com/

    I discovered this stuff a couple years ago and always have some on hand to do projects. It would be perfect! Amazon prime all the way.
     
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    I wouldn't worry about the connector being exposed. To me that plug cover is a hassle anyway, I'd leave it open and accessible. I can't imagine anything happening to the charge port if you left it open and exposed, assuming you don't let a baby play with it, or you give a dog access to it, etc. Laptops all have a similar charge port that's left open, rarely would it be a problem.
     
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    I agree 100%, that plug is more for looks than function. You are not going to fly in the rain, or set you controller in the sand. Baring a baby or dog drooling into it there won't be a problem, just think of all the phones and laptops without a cover on the charging port, it is rarely an issue.
     
  7. Greg Flies

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    Dude that's genius! I lost mine the other day and can't find a replacement anywhere! Thanks to you this is gonna be my fix! Cheers,

    Greg
     
  8. Dubbin1

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    Mine was missing out of the box, DJI sent a replacement. If they can send me a replacement I would guess you could purchase one directly form them.