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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by andersonpaac, Jul 16, 2014.

  1. andersonpaac

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    I was opening the shell and only two of the Philips size 1 screws of the 4( 1 for each arm) (next to the motor) opened up. The others don't seem to un-screw. I think I might have scratched the head. All options to remove the screw involve drrilling which I obviously don't want to do. Any tips or hints as to how I can deal with this?

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  2. happydays

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    Put an elastic band on top of the screw and try again. Press hard into the screwdriver. Worth a go.
     
  3. Werz

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    That sounds like it might work. I found that I had to press down hard on those screws to start them turning out without stripping the screw heads.
     
  4. M.Tigelaar

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    Same problem, I have drilled one :|
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    Dremel was my friend with one of these. By the way, where can I find replacement screws for these little guys? Checked around at a few hobby shops and nobody seems to have any. Are they included in DJI's screw replacement pack?
     
  6. andersonpaac

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    I think the really tiny ones aren't included in the replacement pack. I believe it's size 0 Philips screw. As long as you get that you're fine
     
  7. andersonpaac

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    Do you have any suggestions on how to drill it out? Is it safe.
     
  8. M.Tigelaar

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    I drilled the head of the screw, then I take the top off and removed the last piece of thread. :cool:
     
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    Thanks, will check it out