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Professional New P3P with stress cracks already!

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by wheeliesteve, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. wheeliesteve

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    Anyone have any recommendations on some kind of plastic repair glue to fix stress cracks with? My 6 week old P3P already has stress cracks under one of the motors by one of the screw holes. It's very small hairline cracks but they're there. Never had a problems with it flying and no hard landings.
     

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  2. shade emry

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    my suggestion is have it coated with a very light layer of fiberglass :). not the cheap stuff either.
     
  3. noki49

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    Just out of curiosity, which motors are fitted to your P3, new or old?
     
  4. wheeliesteve

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    New.
     
  5. wheeliesteve

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    Well, after further inspection with a flashlight, found another crack on the top of the opposite arm.
     

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  6. ToastyPizza

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    Isn't it still under warranty?


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  7. wheeliesteve

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    Yes, it's only 6 weeks old. I sure hope warranty covers it. I've heard others say it doesn't cover the frame which is BS.
     
  8. RadRich

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    How are you calibrating the compass?

    - hold out at arms length and spin around in a 360, or
    - stand still and turn drone by hand...

    I noticed when I did the hand turn method, I tend to grasp the area near the flashing lights... and I heard a crunch.
    No cracks so far, but I'm curious if others had done this and not released that this may have caused the stress fractures in these areas.
     
  9. Mako79

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    Provided you haven't crashed, then the warranty should cover the frame. There is a known issue with p3's stress cracks. SEND IT BACK FOR WARRANTY!!!
     
  10. 762x51

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    +1
     
  11. shade emry

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    not pointing fingers but use a micrometer and compare the 2's plastic to the three...youll have your answear