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Motor broke out of body

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by brorex, Oct 5, 2014.

  1. brorex

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    Has anyone seen this? Happened while about 3' off the ground thankfully
     

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  2. PhantomPhreak

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    What happened to the screws?
     
  3. Geoelectro

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    Re: Motor broke out of body

    Did you use any thread lock? It damages the plastic.

    Geo
     
  4. captej26

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    Re: Motor broke out of body

    or they were "over tightened"
     
  5. paulajayne

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    Re: Motor broke out of body

    No need for new shell - get a disk of aluminium the diameter of the motor housing mount (underneath) and mark and drill the location screw positions.

    Super glue the bits back into place. this will place the motor at the same height it came from and either refit the same screws or if required fit some slightly longer ones. Just ensure that they are not too long and damage the motor coils.

    HTH

    Paula
     
  6. Happyflyer

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    Re: Motor broke out of body

    But, wouldn't that fix weight be about as much as having a prop out of balance? If it would work it sure would be better than the "guts" transplant.
     
  7. paulajayne

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    Re: Motor broke out of body

    Prop out of balance is different as that would induce vibration related to prop speed.

    All that would do is add a few grams to one side, the quad would compensate in GPS mode for it.
    Could always make two and add the second to the opposing motor mount.
    Make four and do them all would add about 15 grams dependant upon material and thickness. 2mm plate should be fine.

    Paula