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Loose Allen Bolts

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Hughie, Dec 29, 2014.

  1. Hughie

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    Now I dont want to start a wave of people stripping their motor threads, but just saying...

    I fitted an IOSD mini to my P2 this week and when I fastened the arm bolts and screws to the lid, I decided (for some reason) to nip up the motor bolts too. I was surprised to see that there was a good 1/8 of a turn available on each one. That is a bit odd since they are probably locktited.

    P2 is a month old and done about 15 trips.
     
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    Part of the periodic maintenance recommended is to check bolt tightness, especially around the motors.
    I check them every 5 flights or so.
     
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    Yep, its been mentioned before. It would take looong for them to loosen enough to cause problems, but two minutes of checking them is worth it considering what could go wrong. I go over all of the screws every 5-10 flights.
    I think someone here wrote about losing a motor screw without crashing or anything, and I have noticed that some screws have little to no loctite on them.
     
  4. Hughie

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    I have not come across any DJI periodic maintenance document for P2. Did I miss it ?
    Could you post a link ?
    Thanks.
     
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    Sorry.. I thought it was in the DJI manual. It's not, but should be.
    I found it in this Summary Guide which is often recommended here.

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/mv8d1hohc3mceym/DJI Phantom Vision Summary Guide.pdf?dl=0

    Page 45, but the whole document is a gold mine of useful info.
     
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    You're welcome.