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Shell tweaked a little

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by MoreGone, Jul 14, 2015.

  1. MoreGone

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    Hello,

    So I had a crash the other day. For the most part I got off lucky. No props broke and most importantly the gimbal and camera were not damaged.

    I did notice some bending on the back right arm towards the motor and can see that the prop gets a little closer to the body. I also discovered there is a crack around one of the shell screws

    Currently the Shells are not available for purchase and from what I have read it is a sincere PITA to swap though the price of the shell is very reasonable.

    I have taken in on some flights without issue and just wonder if there is anything I can do to repair the shell

    DJI bent Arm.jpg Bent Arm, prop close to body
    DJI normal arm.jpg Normal arm for comparison
    DJI broken mount.jpg Crack in the top right hole in the shell
     

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  2. FredSheldon

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    Install some tie wraps and see if that doesn't straighten the arm out a bit. As well as protect you from cracking around the screws. IMG_20150707_184006978_HDR.jpg
     
  3. MoreGone

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    Thanks, I will give that a try. Actually crossed my mind