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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Hey Yo Mick, May 20, 2014.

  1. Hey Yo Mick

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    I would like to upgrade my rotors on my DJI phantom 2. Any suggestions?
     
  2. xgeek

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    Why do you want to do that?. The stock props work better than any 3rd party props.
     
  3. Phantom_Menace66

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    There's a lot of negative discussion about Carbon Fibre props, but I use ARRIS 9443 (NON self tightening) so you'll need prop nuts & thread lock like Loctite 242/243 (DON'T use red threadlock or you'll need an oxy torch to undo them). I buy them through Helipal.com
    ** Worth noting that CF props are rarely balanced out of the box so you may need to balance them...

    ** Yes, yes I know people will say they make little difference, but they weigh 8g each compared to 12g OEM props. That could potentially give you a whole extra minute flying time! I think they're smoother & more responsive also. (Just my opinion)
     
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