Do I put loctite on the screws that hold the blades on for the Blade 450X? - RC Groups
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Feb 02, 2013, 04:57 PM
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Do I put loctite on the screws that hold the blades on for the Blade 450X?


Do I put loctite on the screws that hold the blades on for the Blade 450X?
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Feb 02, 2013, 04:59 PM
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if they go into plastic or a nyloc nut -no
Feb 02, 2013, 05:06 PM
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It's a metal nut but it looks like it has some type of rubber or plastic on the inside.
Feb 02, 2013, 05:18 PM
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The plastic or rubber you see, is from it being a Nylon nut. So you don't need loctite.
Feb 02, 2013, 05:28 PM
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Is called NyLock. No Loctite needed
Feb 02, 2013, 05:44 PM
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The nylon needs to be in good condition, or it won't do much to hold the nut.
Feb 02, 2013, 05:51 PM
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Very true
Feb 02, 2013, 06:58 PM
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Checkmate! Lol....
Feb 10, 2013, 07:55 PM
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Thanks guys for all your help.
Feb 17, 2013, 02:58 AM
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I've heard the nylon wears after about 10 tightening & loosenings, so if you just threadlock the metal part of the nut you'll never lose it. The nylon nuts are great though for changing blades at the field, but usually if you ruin your blades there's probably other repairs needed too like a main shaft. Anyway I personally just threadlock mine on. But also the threadlocker probably isn't great for the nylon.


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