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Prop Installation

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by UAV_AV80R, Nov 27, 2013.

  1. UAV_AV80R

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    Ok......right off the bat, without even getting in the air yet, and Im already having problems !!! :) None of my props will screw on to the appropriate motor shafts AND unless Im just getting too old, the advertised orientations do not match the literature.

    Instructions say that there are black dots on 2 of the shafts......Check and that they should install counter-clockwise, but the shafts with the black dots on them are marked clockwise !! WTF !!!
     

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  2. myquietwaters

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  3. Topeeka

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    It CAN seem backwards, but they should go on easily. Have you tried turning them the opposite direction and see what happens then?? There are orientation marks on both the props and the arms...so 'if at first you don't succeed, try the other direction!" Also, you know that two of the props turn CCW and the other two...diagonally....will turn CW.
     
  4. UAV_AV80R

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    Like an idiot, I just figured it out......that the arrows indicate the direction of the prop's rotation, not installation. Works like a champ !!!! Dee De Deeee !!!

    Thanks Guy's !
     
  5. myvrodrocks

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    Best way to install props? Fire up the motors and drop 'em on!
     
  6. Pull_Up

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    The props themselves have small symbols on showing direction to spin for lock and unlock. Although they are embossed and white on white so a bit difficult to see...
     
  7. rnrnrn

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    <lol> good one :D