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Do the labels on the motors make them unbalanced ?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Audaciter, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. Audaciter

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    Hey guys,
    I was just wondering if the labels on the motors throws the balance off.
    The other day, I installed Graupner E_Props, and removed the labels from the motors.

    What a big difference it made ! I couldn't believe how smooth and quiet the Phantom was afterwards.
    I should have done one thing at a time, to test, but it made sense that a label that doesn't encompass the entire circumference
    would effect balance.

    Eventually, I would like to set up a motor testing station with a laser pointer to balance them properly .
    Any input on setups you guys use would be appreciated.
     
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  3. Gizmo3000

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    well, I imagine that the graupners made 99.9% of the difference.

    But yes,. since the sticker only encompasses a portion of the motor, it has a minute influence on the motor balance.
    tho so little it probably doesn't really make a visibly discernible difference..
    ..but i can't hurt!! so may as well remove 'em! (I did) :lol: