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Props Vs. Flights

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by FASTFJR, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. FASTFJR

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    Maybe I'm the odd man out or just lucky. With Phantom 1 I had no crashes and my props lasted for months. On Phantom 2 I'm on flight #62 (using 3 batteries) and I'm still on my original set of props. Are they in perfect shape? No, a few very minor dings from bugs but that has not effected flying. I keep reading about people who are burning thru sets of props.....I don't get it. Either I'm a really good pilot or dam lucky. :lol: And yes I do have (4) brand new extra sets.......just in case
     
  2. seabee

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    Same here, lots of flights on same props just bug residue on the props and upper shell. I take off and land from the corner of a wood table about 3' off the ground.
     
  3. WPSPETE

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    I broke one on my first flight. Tried to land on the case lol. That remains the only damage from 17 flights now. I purchased spares after that inceident. I thought I would bust more, but I hand catch most of the time. Especially when I take off in sand or gravel. Props do have bug guts on them.
     
  4. fenris

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    I'm still on the first set of 4 props that came with the phantom. 3 months and probably 75+ flights and they're still performing fine. No crashes or wonky behavior. They ARE covered in bug blood though.