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Spare motors for Vision +

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by DBSAM, May 1, 2014.

  1. DBSAM

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    What vendor would you recommend for a complete set of spare motors?
     
  2. myvrodrocks

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    I ordered some about 5 minutes ago from Dave's Discount Motors.
     
  4. ResevorDG

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    Here in the USA Atlanta Hobby has good prices and fast shipping.
     
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    The Vision and Vision + have the same motors?
     
  7. ResevorDG

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    Yes, they are exactly the same.
    Keep in mind there are two different motors on the Phantom, counter clock wise and clock wise (CWW and CW)
     
  8. jalpert

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    Now for the newbs, why do we need spares? Aren't these things supposed to last forever?
     
  9. Mori55

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    My F450 motors are a couple of yrs old.
     
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    How common is it that these motors go bad?
     
  11. Mori55

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    I wouldnt worry it about unless you crashed it or something.
     
  12. ResevorDG

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    From what I can tell the motors don't really wear out.
    The bearings in the motors do wear out.

    When that happens you can either replace the motor, or replace the bearings. As I understand it, there are better bearings on the market that are more efficient, and last longer.

    When a bearing goes bad it is obvious, and loud. (So I am told)
     
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    Aerial Media Pros.
     
  14. Mori55

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    If a bearing goes bad it's probally cheaper to replace the motor.