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Motor Mount Breaks!

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by snerd, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. snerd

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    On my P3P! One month after warranty, of course. Couldn't have been any luckier, though, it fell off during liftoff lol!! Just tipped over and spun until I CSC'd it. It was an early model with the shell cracking problem. Oh well, I have a backup P3P, and just got my Typhoon H in last week.
     
  2. MasterBlaster

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    Do you have a pic? Glad you have a back up :)


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  3. Not A Speck Of Cereal

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    I have an older generation P3P that probably has the old shell. Is there anything I can do to prevent this from happening?

    Chris
     
  4. Reed L

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    I would still call them and see if you can get a new shell for free :)
     
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  5. Reed L

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    The strong arms really make a difference. Strong Arm Reinforcement Plates
     
  6. kenjancef

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    A backup P3P??? I could barely afford the only one I have!!! lol... :)
     
  7. snerd

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    60 years of various hard work has its rewards. :cool:
     
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  8. snerd

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    Yeah, I've heard good reviews of the Strong Arms. I just used zip-ties on all 4 arms towards the ends. Doesn't seem to have worked! :D
     
  9. mikesmiley

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    What he said.

    It's a known flaw in the earlier models, and I bet they might just replace it for you.
     
  10. snerd

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    Yeah, I'll give them a call tomorrow and check. It's a year-old last month, so I don't expect anything.
     
  11. kenjancef

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    I hear that... Definitely deserve it.

    I guess if I didn't have 3 other scratch-built quads I'd probably have a backup too... :)

    And since my P2 isn't selling, I guess I now have a P2 backup... Lol... ☺
     
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  12. snerd

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    Here are some pics of the plastic mount cracking off............................


    IMG_1798.JPG IMG_1799.JPG IMG_1800.JPG IMG_1801.JPG
     
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    I would ask for a courtesy repair..afterall this is a known manufacturing defect DJI can say no we wont cover it BUT if they said yeah sure send it in then you know they are a reputable company that truly cares about keeping their customer base...TEST THEM
     
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