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Du-Bro Tru-Spin Prop Balancer

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by ryantrax, Jan 15, 2016.

  1. ryantrax

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    I use the same setup. Can't be beat. ;)
     
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    That is what I use. I ordered the correct 6mm rod for the phantom. Don't use rod that comes with the kit and the clear tube insert trick, since the clear insert is not perfectly centered.
    I found that the stock props are real close to balanced.
     
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    I've found the same, out of 8 props 3 were slightly out and 1 took a little extra sanding. The rest were perfect.

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    Yes, sold separately, check the 2nd link on my original post.

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    Does work great ..is what I use and is spot on :)
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    And I know cause I always double check.;)
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    I use Du-Bro 499 too with 6mm rod.

    I had earlier balanced on a glass top with 6 mm rod but that's not perfect. I was surprised how consistent balancing can be done with du-bro 499
     
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    I disagree on that one :) I check them against each other just to see . :p
     
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    Problem with the glass / rod is the glass has to be on a perfectly level surface.
     
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    Is there any other way with any of this bro :)
     
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    I start by filling the glass up, then after making sure it hold fluids properly I test it 2 more times to be sure.
    The ice is optional. :D

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    There's nothing better !!
     
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    I use the handle of a #1 Xacto knife. I balance it on the mouth of a Mason jar. My counter top is level in both directions.

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    Yep, the xacto handle works with a Du-Bro, too!;)
    I like the threaded rod from Phantom Prop Balancing Rod | Killer RC
     
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    We sorta use those here too Sky
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    DU-BRO makes a Quad copter kit. It includes the 6mm rod instead of the rod for plane props. On their website search 3396 and that kit will pop up. It costs $39.14 on their site. I searched everywhere and nobody carries that kit. They carry the 499 balancer and then you need to order the 6mm rod. Usually $23 (499) $15 (6mm rod). DU-BRO gets you for $5 shipping. Order direct it makes it simple.
     
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    They are sold separately on Amazon for $38.08 total ($23.98+$14.10) and free shipping. Got them in 2 days too, plus you get the standard balancing rod too.
     
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    If you feel balancing props is an absolutely necessary task, get a good balancer, du-bro is one of the good ones available.