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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by tdashhoot, May 23, 2016.

  1. tdashhoot

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    How often should you switch out the propellers? Or just keep them on until you feel like some new air choppers?
     
  2. Phantomix

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    once you see cracks or damages, or after a crash
     
  3. Blue Bird

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    200 flights is a good number to start off with unless they have been in contact with something or have fatigue, cracks etc..
     
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    I like to chop weeds with mine. And bugs.

    I change mine once cleaning them doesn't make em shine anymore. No real time to replace em until chipped, pitted or no longer tighten anymore.
     
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  5. Blue Bird

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    You and a whole lot of others!:eek:
     
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    One good rule of thumb is to replace all four at the same time, even though only one or two look worn or damaged (after a wall crash, leaf chopping, bug strike, taking off from from dusty roads etc).

    //Tom
     
  7. Wolverine750

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    They get oddly dirty sometimes in flight. Like, wtf is going on up there?


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  8. Mimoid

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    You'ge got four high speed bug blenders on top of the Phantom...

    //Tom
     
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    That is likely bug guts. Little black marks on the props.. Lol RIP beetle


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    Is once a year to often?
     
  11. tdashhoot

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    Nice thanks everyone
     
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