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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by LeonW, Sep 10, 2016.

  1. LeonW

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    Hi everyone,

    Yet another new member, I've lurked for a while and found this forum very informative!

    I have a new phantom with around 30 flights (nice big field behind my house). I noticed the arm stickers on one arm (the left hand side as you look at the bird face on) are twisted, as though the arm itself must be twisting during flight? Please take a look and let me know your thoughts. Could the arm have a weakness which the motor twists under load?

    I've just changed out the stickers for new ones to test and rule out poorly fitted stickers. I'll let you know how this goes..

    Just seems strange to only happen on one arm...

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  2. Meta4

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    It's just cheap, thin stickers poorly fitted.
    Just try to twist the case for yourself and you'll see how stiff it is.
    It's designed to be rigid - and it is.
     
  3. LeonW

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    Hi Meta4, thanks for your reply. All thats got me thinking is they weren't twisted when I first umboxed the bird that's why I'm concerned.

    Sent from my SM-G935F using PhantomPilots mobile app
     
  4. dirkclod

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    Welcome to the forum LeonW
    I hope you will find our site helpful and look forward to any input , photo's/video's you might post .
    Don't be shy and ask anything if you can't find it by searching .
    This bunch here are the smartest you will find anywhere :)
     
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  5. LeonW

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    Thank you Dirkclod,

    This site has been very helpful. I do have a couple of videos; Really just my first flights with it, getting used to the camera controls on the fly:

     
  6. dirkclod

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    Is set to private Leon .
     
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    Nope, still private.
     
  9. LeonW

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    I really dont know why. Try these:







     
  10. dirkclod

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    Leon you had it set to private . Now the first one is viewable as so is the others .