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motors are exposed

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by scole, Mar 2, 2014.

  1. scole

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    I see the windings on the motors, shouldn't they be sealed. im afraid stuff will get in there. is this a problem or do you just blow them out and fly?
     
  2. Hawkeye 1

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    That's the way they are supposed to be...keep debris out of them and fly! Have fun.
     
  3. scole

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    what I was asking is what if you crash and dirt gets in there? are the motors toast or do you blow them out?
     
  4. gbshovel

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    The motors are serviceable.
     
  5. scole

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    how? do you replace them or take them apart and clean
     
  6. afbond03

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    I have been crashing mine into snow and dirt for the past 2 weeks and have seen no ill effects...new flyer. Anywho I do have a can of compressed air with me and so I blow the motor out if it does happen to have debris in it after the crash.
    Also, replacement motors I think are about $20 and if you know how to solder it is a pretty simple process.
    Also, if you own one of these...learn to solder.
     
  7. rilot

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    You can take them apart to clean.