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Tethered prop guards

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by michaeljp, Apr 21, 2014.

  1. michaeljp

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    Ive noticed in some photos, people are linked their prop guards with string or zip ties. Whats the purpose of this?
     
  2. dkr77573

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    To prevent something narrow from getting between the guards and allowing the props to hit it.
     
  3. michaeljp

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    Ah, got ya mate, Thanks
     
  4. rodemic

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    Be careful if you do use string to connect the prop guards. The knot I used came loose (user error) and got caught in the propellor, causing a crash and a broken gimbal.
     
  5. fjc146

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    I replaced the string with carbon fiber rods...
     
  6. FRS

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    Can you please post a picture of this?
     
  7. KG4MXV

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    What I have found to work the best is larger fishing tackle swivels that have a clip on one end.
    and use a large mono filament fishing line.
    That way I don't have to tie knots and the clear line looks better.
     
  8. FRS

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    would like a picture for that one too lol.
     
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