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Repairs done! But...

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Stoo1701, Jun 3, 2016.

  1. Stoo1701

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    Hi gang, so, I've carried out some repairs since my crash Seen here ( First crash.. )

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    Mostly needed to remove top of shell, reset some clips etc as before I started one of the props was a bit closer (about 3mm) to the shell near the centre than the others. Seems the impact was mostly caught by a motor body..[​IMG]

    After resetting the case & a little bit of wrangling, it's mostly back together.. But when I place it upside down on a level surface, 3 of the motors are in contact and one is about 3 or 4mm in the air.. Looks like a bent she'll then..

    Thing is, it fly's great ! Gps/compass/esc's etc all working well, hovers steady and is responsive.. So how much should I worry? So many of you have similarly imperfect craft with no issues, or would you replace 1 (or all 4) motors and shell to be sure?
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  2. Reed L

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    I would leave it as is if it's flying fine :) My P3A shell has a few dings from a couple crashes and there's no need to buy new motors if they still work perfect... But I wasn't there, so it's your call because you know what happened first hand :)
     
  3. Ted4797

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    I don't think I would worry too much. However a new shell is only $60. Replacing the shell takes time. I can do it in an hour.
     
  4. HWCM

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    The blades will flex a little. There may be a chance that it could strike the body.