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Professional stress cracks in rear two arms - warranty question about epoxy

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by rmfa, Oct 21, 2015.

  1. rmfa

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    I had stress fractures in two of my rear arms. I used epoxy to seal up the tiny cracks and have not had any more cracking. Sunday, after 210 successful flights with no issues otherwise the P3 dropped out of the sky from about 200ft. Its like the thing lost power. The flight was only 1 minute long. You can see it here:

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    I need to send this back to DJI but I'm worried about the epoxy. What do you guys think? I think I can use my dremmel to get view of the screw heads but I don't think I can get it all out.
     
  2. LuvMyTJ

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    I do not know this first hand but some here said the DJI repair preformed for them was in fact epoxy. Besides, the epoxy wouldn't cause the issue you described so why should it matter?
     
  3. rmfa

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    Thanks, anyone else?
     
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    I think if you put anything additional on to the aircraft the manufacture will try and blame it for any repairs. Oh the epoxy weakened the surrounding area, Oh it made it unbalanced, Oh what is he hiding under there and so on. By doing what you have done, I fear any warantee has gone west...