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Thoughts on prop balance

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by AirApparent, Jun 24, 2015.

  1. AirApparent

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    Any suggestions for a good prop balancer? Is it necessary? Best way to balance sand or add tape to underside?
     
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  3. AirApparent

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    Great. On the underside or topside? I would think underneath, but just curious. Thanks
     
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    I use that dubro and do a bit of sanding on the heavy side underneath... my P3 props came in with almost all of them in balance... only had to sand a bit off one of them.
     
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    Underside.
     
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    Little bit of packing tape underneath. Doesn't take much.
     
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    Part Question answered is it necessary? I assume only when you are getting vibrations; maybe reasons some are getting jerky video?
     
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    If you are getting jello or can visibly see any vibrations.

    I used a 2 sided rod with opposing threads on, place this on a quality whisky glass and role it.
    Very effective.
    A little material removed using my dremel on underside of blade.
     
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    I use the Du Bro. Have found that most all of my DJI props are very close to perfect out of the bag.
     
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    7 of my 8 P2V+ props were out of balance when new, I used a threaded rod and some tape to fix.
     
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    I have a dubro. Unfortunately, the rod it comes with doesn't fit the P3 props so I added duck tape to the end of the it. I'm not sure if it's precise enough? Anyone knows where I can purchase the actual p3 rod for balancing?