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P2 props on P3?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Toph, Mar 5, 2016.

  1. Toph

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    Any of you guys recycling your P2 props on your P3?
    They seem to fit fine. But wondering if anyone is aware of pros or cons?

    Thanks


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  2. msinger

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    The con is that they have metal hubs and could unwind mid-flight. Some people use them, but it's not recommended.
     
  3. Toph

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    But is there any more risk of that using them on the P3 than there was on the P2?


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  4. msinger

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    Yes. They are not designed to be used on the P3. They will not spin off when used on the P2.
     
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    Yes, the P3 has active braking which is why the P3 props have a composit hub; reduces the chance of a prop spinning off.
     
  6. Toph

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    Thanks for the input guys!


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    Hum, well crap, I was pretty sure there was a reason, just chopped up 3 props and broke one prop guard last night. Maybe a little Teflon tape on the threads or some Silly-Con tonight. Got 3 days off, I was really wanting to get a specific pict on Saturday. I hardly every take the props off anyway.
     
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    For the price of props. Is it worth the risk?
     
  9. RodPad

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    Yeah, I know, props are on order won't have them until Tuesday. If a dare and it fails, I will post here. If it works I won't post at all.
    :D