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How to free stuck self-tightening props

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by HenryKisor, May 20, 2014.

  1. HenryKisor

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    I have a new Phantom 1.1.1 and have flown it a couple of times. Naturally I flew it into a tree and into the ground, and the self-tightening propellers tightened themselves some more, to the point where I can't get them off by holding the motor in my left hand and twisting the prop with my right. (My hands aren't terribly strong.)

    I have thought I might wrap some electric tape around the motors and then hold the motor with a slip wrench while twisting the prop. But I worry that I'd bend the motor housing that way.

    Anyone have a better idea?

    Thanks to all.
     
  2. N017RW

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    Did you not receive a wrench for securing the shaft while removing the props?
     
  3. HenryKisor

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    Oh, never mind! As soon as I left that post I saw the video explaining how to install and remove the props (with that wrench). I have the wrench. I really need to reread everything. Dumb noob move. Sorry.