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Propeller blades

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Fatcat1, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. Fatcat1

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    Has anyone used these before would like some other P3P owners to tell me if they use these are not[​IMG]


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    Did you buy them used?
     
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    Personally I would not recommend those. Tri/quad blades are less efficient than the stock twin-bladed props. You will likely experience significantly reduced flight times and who knows what in terms of reliability & performance.

     
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    Do a search for them, they have been theorized, reviewed, and tested...the results will surprise you!


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    They look cool. Review them please.
     
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    They're rubbish and thinking that you can just grab any old aftermarket tat that looks cool and do a better job than DJI's propulsion engineers is pretty silly.
    The motors, ESCs and props are a finely matched combination.
     
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    Generally speaking, more blades equals higher thrust but more drag and less efficiency. Substituting a three bladed prop on the existing motors could overheat them. If you choose a motor designed to match a three bladed prop, they may work OK.
    I have considered using three bladed props on an F550 frame where I have motors which can handle a larger prop but am limited by the distance between motors.
    There are some quads which have made efficient use of small three bladed props such as the Parrot Bebop 2 with 25 minute flight time.