Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

Sign up for a weekly email of the latest drone news & information

Advanced Controller - stripped screws ???

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by deathcharge, Nov 12, 2015.

  1. deathcharge

    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2014
    Messages:
    24
    Likes Received:
    7
    Hi guys. Well I just installed the sma jacks inside my controller only to find all 4 screws holding the controller together either have cracked and ready to break and the other 2 are fully cracked and in pieces.

    Any suggestions here?

    My only thought is longer screws; anyone know their size?

    Such a cheap poor design choice by DJI
     
  2. bobmyers

    Joined:
    May 10, 2015
    Messages:
    3,611
    Likes Received:
    867
    Location:
    San Antonio, TX
    Yes, I have seen this problem in a couple of other posts-- you probably need to do some plastic repair on those holes before you try to put the screws back and then pre- the screws into the repaired holes before putting the halves back together. To keep from binding in the plastic and breaking again, lubricate the screw with a tad of silicon lub before screwing it back.
     
  3. BarryM

    Joined:
    May 1, 2015
    Messages:
    114
    Likes Received:
    21
    Location:
    Sydney Australia.
    Fixed mine with a dob of hot glue...wait till it cools before re-installing screws.
     
    bobmyers likes this.
Loading...
Similar Threads - Controller stripped screws Forum Date
Phantom 4 Pro Controller GL300F Classifieds Yesterday at 10:58 PM
Flight controller remote controller? Phantom 4 Pro Discussion Yesterday at 3:04 AM
P4P+ controllers compatibility, iOS poor Phantom 4 Pro Help Wednesday at 10:09 PM
P4 Controller Auto Hold Phantom 4 Discussion Wednesday at 4:49 PM
Which glue/tape to use for rubber pads on back of radio controller? Pro/Adv Discussion Tuesday at 4:28 PM