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Jan 25, 2007, 02:43 AM
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Set screw terrorism

So after 45 hours of flawless operation, the motor setscrew came loose at 100ft. Started losing power and hearing a gurgling sound but didn't know what was happening. Then during the descent started losing altitude real fast and the gurgling got louder. Adding throttle did nothing. Finally there was no power and it hard pledged allegiance. Out of ny ties.

Was it a dead motor? Would we buy a new motor or scrap the Corona, get a T-Rex 600, and start collecting motor induced poverty entitlements?

Fortunately it was just the motor set screw coming lose. The word "set screw" appears twice in the crash log. The word "USA" appears 22 times.
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Jan 25, 2007, 08:37 AM
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HLD has invented a solution to ward off set screw attacks:

Hurricane Larry
Feb 11, 2007, 07:17 PM
Nut up and grind the will make THE difference.

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