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Hex screws on the Phantom

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by Kakou67, Apr 30, 2013.

  1. Kakou67

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    Hi all,

    Just a question : are the hex screws in inches or metric ?

    I got some tight and my allen key seem a bit loose in the screws.
     
  2. tanasit

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    Double posts, see your answers in the other location you posted.
     
  3. Capodrone

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    They are horrible I swapped them all out for 2.5x6 and 3x8 screws from my local hobby store.
    Used a drop of loctitie blue on each one. Oem screws are garbage!
     
  4. Audaciter

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    I hope you don't end up regretting that decision to use lock tight. The Phantom's plastic doesn't like it at all.
     
  5. FangsCPO

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    I'm looking at swapping mine out for a better quality screw, thanks for the info. I was hoping to also replace my bearings. My only problem is one of my screws is stripped. I have a remover but I'm afraid to damage something that is flying perfectly right now. Decisions, Decisions. LOL!!!
     
  6. patc221

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    Has anyone tried fingernail polish on screws. Kind of a poor mans lock tite.
     
  7. DomKane

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    I almost killed mine with a hex, but went out and bought a new torq set and the T9 worked perfectly.
     
  8. Audaciter

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    It amazes me just how resourceful people can be. I would never have guessed.

    You are just using it for lock tite........ right..... :shock:
     
  9. patc221

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    Yes I'm using it for locktite. Works on scope mounts screws on rifles
     
  10. DomKane

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    Yeah nail varnish will work... I remember my university engineering lecturer being really excited when he found out it was the same chemical compound as loctite! :D
     
  11. patc221

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    Dom,

    I didn't know that it was the same chemicals. I quess it eats plastic like locktite. I havent tried it. MY BAD
     
  12. DomKane

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    Ah yeah that's a good point I did read somewhere that loctite will eat the plastic.. Might be worth trying a test area first?