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  1. Tom Kriplean

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    Just FYI...

    I noticed after my last flight (Phantom 4) that one of the prop connectors on top of motor had some play.

    I wouldn't call it "loose", but I could feel it more ever so slightly when holding motor with one hand and applying slight turning force with other hand on the connector (without prop installed).

    I found the little screws that hold connector on use 1.5M allen wrench and I tightened the screws a little. Play is now gone.

    Just to save somebody else the research for tool required and also to maybe save somebody's P4 from falling out of the sky...
     
  2. RémyHeli

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    Not sure if factory missed adding "Loctite" but you might want apply a little if happen again. In the meantime see good practice from heli world (in my case all ok so just added this optical check;
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  3. alokbhargava

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    Are you sure locktite is good for the parts?
     
  4. danikas

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    When ordering replacement prop connectors sets they do come with the screws and they have blue lock tight on them so I presume inserting a bit on the screws won't hurt at all.


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  5. stefan350

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    Unlike my P3P, the P4 does have some play with prop installed. I wonder if it's normal.


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  6. danikas

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    Yep agreed mine to.
     
  7. RémyHeli

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    Play forward/reverse is normal until little. When you put props just think grey = clockwise, black = counterwise so you follow mechanic pattern (and opposite for removing).

    Kudos to DJI for such great design.
    Also stock props are generally well balanced, I can tell you that's not an abvious topic (as helicopter pilot class 700 I balance i.e. each blade both static and dynamic). For P4 all stock blades were just ready to go. Agree not the same but still got impressed.

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    #7 RémyHeli, Jun 29, 2016
    Last edited: Jun 29, 2016