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P3 advance won't hover in place after crash

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by t12griffin, May 7, 2016.

  1. t12griffin

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    After a crash which broke camera mount , it will not hover in place like before. I calibrated IMU and compass. I did have a motor that was tilted a bit. the blade would rub on the body, but was able to bring it back into position with a 2 washers on one side of the mount. Is there anything else I can look at or might I have to live with this as a result of the crash.
     
  2. Meta4

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    If the motor mount is causing a problem, it's fairly simple to transplant everything into a new shell.
     
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    If it's just the one motor that has a problem them go get some shim stock and add or take away until it hovers again. you may need to add a bit to each screw. Then position it where you know the motor is and then take off, hover, & watch which way it floats off. Then add or take off the shims where needed. It would be nice to find some small U shims, maybe at an autoparts store or at most hobby stores you can buy 8" x 12" sheets and make your own - Lot's of choices here but it wouldn't keep the whole link open - McMaster-Carr
     
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  4. t12griffin

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    Thanks for the advice. FYI , I used plastic washers from the hardware store.