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New Bearings & Blade Rotation

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by mikrob, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. mikrob

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    I just replaced my motor bearings with an upgrade kit. No wires were disconnected. The motors are all in the same location as before. The arrows on the blade match the arrows on the arms. However, when I start the motors the clockwise blades turn counter-clockwise; and the counter-clockwise blades turn clockwise. I'm confused. What could I have done wrong?
     
  2. mikrob

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    I think I figured it out. I think I put the shell on backwards. I'll reverse it & try again.
     
  3. Gizmo3000

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    Common mistake. fortunately it usually ends up with a Phantom being unable to take off at all.
     
  4. mikrob

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    Yep. Stupid mistake. Shifting the top shell 90 degrees solved the problem.
     
  5. martcerv

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    Thats a good reason to have those stickers on the front so it would make it very obvious if you mucked this up. Its easy to not notice the groves and having something there will help with orientation when flying los.