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Shorten propellers

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Steely, Mar 7, 2014.

  1. Steely

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  2. bobomet

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    Any modification to the shape of the prop (which is what you'd be doing) obviously causes a change in the flow of air produced by the prop.
    That will almost always cause instability - and almost predictably, a total loss of control of the bird.
    Wait for the new props, and increase your space from objects while flying until you get really proficient at handling your bird ....
     
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    YES ,it will affect it , that being said if you try it , please film it so we can see your results . :twisted:
     
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    I think that "asking for trouble" may be too mild an assessment. I think trouble would be pretty much guaranteed and I would be stalking the delivery person rather than trying to fly. My sympathies that you can't fly until spare rotors arrive.
     
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    Thanks for the responses. I'll keep her grounded till the new propellers arrive.
     
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    Although I'm not for flying with a broken prop but I was in a situation where I had to. The tip broke and I creatively got some scotch tape, folded over and wrapped around the end of the prop. It flew perfectly. I flew it that way for a few days until my extra blades came in the mail. I only say do it if you have to.
     
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    That might be an idea. I'll have to see what these guys are willing to pay for the video to see if it's worth trying. Thanks.