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losing gimbal screw

Discussion in 'Zenmuse H3-2D GoPro Gimbal' started by btorphoto, Feb 11, 2014.

  1. btorphoto

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    Any body else have this problem, I have flown it twice and have lost a
    T screw twice.
    Phantom2 zenmuse with gopro.
    Its one of the T screws thats flush on the body.
     
  2. tupes

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    You referring to the screw that holds the holds the 2 flat mount brackets together? If so, i have lost a complete set when i crashed mine. Was able to find a set of 6 for $40. Wish there was a cheaper alternative.
     
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  4. tupes

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    Yea $40 for those little screws is absolutely crazy. Might try and find something else to fit through the hole that will do the same purpose.
     
  5. btorphoto

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    Thanks for the info,
    If you do replace them, I was told to add some loctite...
     
  6. happydogs

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    well, I'm thinking, why not just put some zip ties in there somehow. if you do it right the plate is centered and won't drop.
     
  7. btorphoto

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    I was also advised to use zip ties, I ran a small wire through and twisted it.
    No probs since.
    will switch to zip.
     
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    Yes, Blue Loctite
     
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    A pretty common problem. Zip ties are the simple solution.


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  10. 3dmana1

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    With R/C helicopters we always use locktite.