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Stiff to insert and remove ?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by robinb, Jan 22, 2015.

  1. robinb

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    Found a solution to sticky battery insertion and removal.

    Get some silicon grease (make sure its the thick stuff) for diving, plumbing etc, do not confuse this with other grease, this stuff is virtually clear and plastic safe. (consistency of jelly).

    On each battery side, put a small amount in the grove and wipe off any excess (it only needs to be in the grove).
    Do both sides of battery.
    See the picture below.

    Smooth as silk to get battery in and out now.
     

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  3. robinb

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    With the silicon grease its a one handed operation to remove.
     
  4. msinger

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    True. But, grease can get messy :(
     
  5. robinb

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    Silicon less so than others and you only use a very little in the grove.
     
  6. flybynight

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    removing my battery borders on violent when it finally pops out and I'm afraid I'm shocking the unit, ill be glad to try this. thanx
     
  7. rotorwash

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    try some pledge furniture polish leave a film that makes the battery slide in and out easily. Just spray some on a rag and wipe the area
     
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    With battery inserted, loosen all 2mm screws, re-tighten all 2mm screws starting with screws closest to battery and work outwards. Battery will now slide in & out as it was meant to.
     
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    Oh man...
    The title is just so misleading...
     
  11. robinb

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    But you read it just to be sure :D
     
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    The answer is "Yes for best results, and not absolutely necessary and also unlikely"