Walkera 4F200 3 blade head
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Jun 30, 2012
, 09:01 AM
IHW Heli Division
United States, FL, Palm Coast
Joined Mar 2012
Repairing missing motor E-clip with steel wire.
Well i went ahead and rigged up my 4f200 so i can fly this weekend. The Motor "e clip" just came off in a crash. This new one made out of steel wire can't be all bad. It's held up for at least 20 flights or so anyway.
I'd still like to find out where i can get another e-clip. I'm sure the motor still has a few flights left in it. I just don't want to risk the shaft bearing popping out again. I doubt the hardware store or bolt & nut supply will have them this small and thin. I think upgrading the motor wouldn't be such a bad idea though. Still looking for an alternative. After trying the Turbo Ace 352, So far i think it's a good motor but is not outputting the performance of the stock motor while using the stock pinion. I have a 1T larger pinion on order as of this edit date. I will post this whole thing over in my build log later.
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The bearing poped out of the motor housing.
Fixed it using a piece of ?!?mm steel wire. (maybe 0.5mm approx)
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