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Prop removal tool

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by phantomi, Sep 4, 2014.

  1. phantomi

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    Why DJI includes this unnecessary tool with every phantom?
     
  2. rrmccabe

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    And why do you think its not necessary ?

    I usually need it to get my props loose after hours of running.
     
  3. phantomi

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    I always remove them by holding the motor with no problem. They are never so tight so to need the tool.
     
  4. rrmccabe

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    How often do you take them off? I removed one that had about 40 flights on it as it appeared to have a split starting and I tried it by grabbing the motor and it would not budge so had to use the tool.

    But my props never come off unless they need replaced.
     
  5. phantomi

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    That's it. I remove them after each flight because I store the bird in a case that don't accommodate the props. So will maintain it handy now that know may need it.
     
  6. rrmccabe

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    That probably makes a difference. I fly from our acreage and make many flights without removing them. Some of my flights are reaching 4 miles each too.

    So they probably get vibrated tight :D
     
  7. ProfessorStein

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    Us oldtimers, you know, have arthritis and stuff... so the tool, while probably not absolutely necessary, does make it a far more enjoyable experience. ;)
     
  8. phantomi

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    Maybe will need it as soon as get more batteries. :)
     
  9. phantomi

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    That's true. No one know that some day the bare hands won't suffice. ;)
     
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    Bump into something and you may discover the prop(s) get very tight. But then, it is best not to bump into anything. ;)
     
  11. John N Kronyak

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    Well than don't use it and throw it in the scrap metal bin.
     
  12. dirkclod

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    He did when he posted that back over a year ago :)
     
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    Why does Apple include stickers in every one of their boxes? Man... I hate free stuff. ;)
     
  14. LuvMyTJ

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    I use my wrench every time. If you don't throw it in the box and forget about it. ;)
    Speaking of stickers, DJI includes lots of colored stickers these days... used to be just red & blue.

    PS - way to bring back a thread from the dead! :D

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  15. Buckaye

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    Ha... I didn't notice how old the first post was.... holy cow...
     
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    We have another necromancer in the mist :p
     
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  17. dirkclod

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    Ya didn't get me this time Noodle with necromancer . I goggled it last time ya used it :)