Stress Cracks efficient solution to prevent damage

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hey guys thought i'd share what i did for my P3P to avoid Future stress cracks..
already have flown around 25 flights, checked for stress cracks nothing so far,
what i did first is:
  • Removed all screws from all 4 arms in parallel way, then tightened them gently not forcing them on the chassis.
  • Used gorilla tape on all 4 arms on the 2 screws behind the motor set to add more resistance to stress.
  • Balanced my props
so after i'm done, flown it some time & all went well so far, hope this help u guys prevent such an issue, the drone is acting normally and the tape just looks bit ugly but for the sake of protection i did it.
NB: i don't recommend the Glue on such a frame it will cause some damage with time for the plastique and actually make it worst.
Thanks :)

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Good idea thanks
 
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Gorilla tape in UK = good ole Gaffer tape! A DIY'ers friend.
 
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White colour tape may look better?
they might look better, but under sun heat and long flights they tend to loosen up or curve a bit, had that in mind and u don't want that tape to get in your props way while in flight this will cause direct crash if not so maybe something not that better.
 
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Has anyone removed a motor to see if there is any vibration dampener under the motor?
 
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I have been using zip ties since the p2v+. Now with my P3A....Been a great piece of mind for me and never had a problem with cracks. A friend had a small crash and his arms busted separated, I accidentally flew into a 3 foot tree trunk, my wife into a cemetery headstone, other than a busted blade, no other damage was sustained...

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