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what will happen if i put unbalanced props on my phantom?

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by icarusgopro, Jan 13, 2014.

  1. icarusgopro

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    as it says in the title
     
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    Re: what will happen if i put unbalanced props on my phantom

    Varying degrees of wobble, drift and other minor aerodynamic instability. It can also take a toll on your motors, depending on how badly unbalanced they are.
     
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    Re: what will happen if i put unbalanced props on my phantom

    ok because i got new rotors and they said that they were balanced. but when i tried flying with them it was like the phantom was blacked out drunk. very minimal amount of control, nerve racking
     
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    Re: what will happen if i put unbalanced props on my phantom

    Even props that claim to be pre-balanced should be checked. However, that might not be the only factor at play here. What props did you have on before, and what are you using now? Changes in prop size, pitch, etc can also affect the previous stability and may require changes to the gains settings.
     
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    Re: what will happen if i put unbalanced props on my phantom

    i had regular white plastic 9443 on it which worked great, but i broke one and bought carbon fiber 9443. and well it didnt work out too well
     
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    Re: what will happen if i put unbalanced props on my phantom

    Even moving from standard props to carbon fiber in the same size can change handling characteristics, but I'd still start with balancing your new blades...unless you paid $30/pair or more the odds that they're truly pre-balanced is pretty low.
     
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    I dont recommend cf props stick to stock