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Little Scratch

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Miguel Saldaña, May 2, 2016.

  1. Miguel Saldaña

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    Hello I wanna know if this little scratch is danger and if there any way to fix this scratch

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  2. Multicoptertec

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    Scratch where exactly? Hard to tell on that dirty bird.
     
  3. Miguel Saldaña

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    Here[​IMG]


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  4. SamNetwork

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    That looks like tape.
     
  5. Multicoptertec

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    Looks like there used to be tape over stress cracks. Airframe damage should not be trusted.
     
  6. Miguel Saldaña

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    Yes I put some tape on the scratch
     
  7. mikesmiley

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    If it's only a scratch, and not a crack, I would not worry about it.
     
  8. Multicoptertec

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    It looks like there are spider web fractures in the plastic. Hard to tell for sure from the photo.
     
  9. Miguel Saldaña

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    Sorry I explain wrong my phantom 3p have a little crack I wonder if i can apply some proxy glue
     
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    A little epoxy might be ok to cover it, if that all it is.
     
  11. Multicoptertec

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    The glue would only work near the surface. Hard to tell how deep those cracks are. Best to take the body apart and inspect with a strong light. Cracks like that will only get worse over time.
     
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    Do you have a photo without the tape over the scratch?
     
  13. Miguel Saldaña

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  14. Multicoptertec

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    Tough call there. It might stay like that, or get worse, so at the least, I would inspect after every flight.
     
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    Being that it's the top of the shell and that looks like the crack is from a minor crash, I wouldn't worry about it. But I would put the strong arm supports and the other safety equipment on the bottom regardless. I have a couple cracks from a crash in the top of mine and it doesn't affect anything :)
     
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    You should not live with the crack on shell as it will only grow as you put in more flying hours. Better fix it.
     
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    I would suggest replacing the top half of the aircraft shell. If you do not want to replace it yourself, take it to a local hobby shop. I would not recommend taking it to DJI, as it could be more expensive.