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Self Tightening Propellor Stripped

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by EliWeber, Feb 26, 2014.

  1. EliWeber

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    I got a little too excited landing in wind the other day and had my PV2 tip over. One of the propellors is completely stripped and I can't get it off even when using the wrench with it. I can spin it, but it won't move up at all. I need a way to get the propellor off and I'm hesitant to do anything with the motor so close. Any ideas?
     
  2. gbshovel

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    :eek:

    try to get a helper to use the wrench on the motor holding it still then you with a screw driver pry up (on the prop) from between the prop and motor while turning it.
     
  3. pault

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    The other alternative if all else fails is to try a small set of pullers. Your local bike shop might lend you a pair.
     
  4. FSJ Guy

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    You're turning it the correct way, right? :- p

    If it's really stripped, it should be reasonably easy to pull off.

    Pullers might work, too.

    Worst case scenario, you buy a new motor. But I bet it'll pull off with enough force.
     
  5. El Rey

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    This is no help at the moment, but it's why I have prop guards.

    Worth thinking about in future.
     
  6. ericdes

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    I never landed the Phantom on the ground, always caught it.
    Once you try it, you will never land it again.

    Of course be cautious like everything esle, but it's quite easy.