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Is this a damage?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by t2adze, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. t2adze

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    Just noticed that one of the props has this black line on it. No crash no nothing. Everything was always perfect. Maybe flying in cold weather.
    Is this considered a damage?
    Stress mark?
     

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  2. RoyVa

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    Flex. It with your fingers and see if it is solid. If it opens up any discard it.
     
  3. RedHotPoker

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    Or try wiping it off with some isopropanol, rubbing alcohol.

    Hopefully it's nothing, but a set of two props is like $8.00.
    So I would be scrubbing hard... Ha

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  4. happydays

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    Bug smear.
     
  5. Cacc

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    That looks like just the blood of a bug you got there. Wipe it off and get back in the air!
     
  6. Tallyrver

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    I had some bad jello once on my phantom,turned out to be remnants of a large bug. I cleaned the props and no more jello.


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  7. t2adze

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    This looks like a stress mark. Same thing on the other side of the phantom. Should i dump it?
     
  8. Rumbaar

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    Props are cheap, drone not so much. I'd er on the side of caution.
     
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    Bin it chief

    Not worth the risk

    I use old props to practice dyeing them masking patterns n stuff
     
  10. [P3A] dilbert.crew

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    I think it doesn't too damage to flight.
    But It causes vibration during flight.
     
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