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ched:
18 Oct 2019 11:25:16
Sounds good yama. Would love to see some images. 3d models sound cool too
yama:
18 Oct 2019 10:32:38
i might have to do a review. the 21mp camera is excellent at producing high quality 3d models for mapping.
ched:
10 Oct 2019 16:56:16
Show us some picys and maybe post a review in a thread?
yama:
09 Oct 2019 14:13:10
must admit this anafi is tiny and looks like a toy in a lunchbox but performs like a professional product.
yama:
09 Oct 2019 14:11:52
went ahead and bought one. about to find out if the 21mp camera improves photogrammetry surveys.
ched:
08 Oct 2019 17:14:17
Not tried a parrot anafi but I thought parrot were stopping 'drone' production?
yama:
07 Oct 2019 13:25:37
anyone tried a parrot anafi?
Gaza07:
26 Sep 2019 11:33:59
We know a song about that dont we  :D
Andy7:
26 Sep 2019 08:38:34
 :laugh:
Bad Raven:
26 Sep 2019 07:10:39
Adopts Australian accent "Black, that's not Black, its a dirty grey, THIS is Black........"   :D
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Printing 3d Forum

Prop adapter length?

Started by Royston, Saturday,June 22, 2013, 10:06:30

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Royston

Just got 3mm prop adapters from Giant Shark but the seem a bit short? Will they still be OK or will I need to order long ones from HK?
They had prop savers on but not very happy with these.
OK theyre upside down but you get the idea.
Regards
Roy

Biffa

Are you referring to the prop saver with the rubber band?

The height really isn';t an issue but I would be reluctant to use one on a multi rotor due to the flex in the rubber giving a little with the quick RPM changes. They are really meant to be used on planks to snap the band or let the prop rotate on landing rather than breaking.

Steve

teslahed

I used rubber band props savers once. They break in flight and your quad will crash.

Unless you actually mount the motor on your quad upside down like in the picture - in which case the thrust will be pushing the prop onto the motor instead of off it.
One circlip short of a quadcopter.
 1 lobe short of an antenna.

DarrellW

I use prop savers on my 3D profile foamies, they';re great but as said unless your motors are pointing down it has the potential for problems.
If the distance the shaft comes out of the motor looks excessive I cut the motor shaft down with a dremel making sure none of the dust gets into the motor, if the shaft is too long it is easier for it to get bent or broken with a crash landing.
I think..........I think I am........therefore I am.............I think!

Royston

Cheers guys
The prop savers were on original X525 when I bought it.
Will probably cut shaft down then.
Thanks again
Roy