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Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by bobby2001, Mar 25, 2016.

  1. bobby2001

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    There is a small crack under the motor and I really don't want to send it back nor do I want to replace it so I put some super glue on it and you wouldn't think it's there anymore. Is this ok?


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  2. Mark The Droner

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    What's done is done, but many have said something called plast-aid is the way to go
     
  3. msinger

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    Please post a photo so we can see what you're describing.
     
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    So small can't get a picture


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  5. bobby2001

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    So would super glue be ok?


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  6. msinger

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    I'd try something like J-B Weld before super glue.
     
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  7. bobby2001

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    Ok thanks


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    My past experience with J-B Weld has been that what you are applying it to must be scuffed up a little.

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    10 flights and 40 minutes on the air and my Standard have a crack in one of the arms
     

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    And this is my fix
     

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    MSinger, have you tried the plast-aid? That stuff is awesome. You can mix it to any consistency you want, pour-able or puddy. And it sets up quickly, hard as a rock. And from the fumes, I'd guess it welds into the patch.
     
  12. bobby2001

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    I just bought some quick apoxy for plastic and it was a marker then some glue and it hardened in like 1 minute and it's very sturdy


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    I haven't. None of my Phantoms have cracked (luckily). I see people mention both of those products when attempting their own shell repairs.
     
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    I've been lucky, too. No stress fractures YET. I bought it for my tool kit and have used it on several non-drone applications. You can even add acrylic color to it, if needed.
    Come to think of it, i did use it to patch a broken prop guard, just for giggles. i stress tested it by hand, it broke elsewhere, not on the patch.
     
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    Wow!
     
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    What is the name of the product used???
    Thanks.
     
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    I have the same exact issue and i have only flown 3x not even 20 min total flight time. Not sure if warranty covers it but it will probably take forever to get it back if i have to send it to dji. I am still finding a way to stop further cracking.This sad. Id hope they have used a better material. I have these cracks on both sides by the battery compartment. Any suggestions? [​IMG][​IMG]


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  18. Mark The Droner

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    Up to you but many have reported that plastaid works very well.