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Dec 14, 2008, 09:14 PM
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Can't replace prop shaft...


Not sure what to do here... I tried to 'unscrew' this chrome part in the video with no luck... what do I do? Thanks a million...
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Dec 14, 2008, 09:16 PM
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1f6Gwu0PReE
Dec 14, 2008, 09:28 PM
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Is the grubscrew stuck or stripped?

If it is stuck you can heat the piece up and that sometimes helps. If its stripped you can try a new wrench or cut your old one down as it can become rounded.

If that fails you can try and glue the wrench to the grub but I have not had luck with this, others have. You can buy one of those stripped screw removers. Or just simply drill out the grubscrew.
Dec 14, 2008, 09:35 PM
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where is that at?
Dec 14, 2008, 09:43 PM
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There are two types of adapter Setscrew(grub) types and collet types. Setscrews use a screw to bite into the shaft while collets use a compression on the shaft.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXMSF1&P=ML

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXMSF1&P=ML

What do you have?

Collets can get stuck but simply prying on the outer retainer breaks it lose.
Dec 14, 2008, 09:45 PM
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Is it bent or something? That looks like an outrunner from a T-28, I think you'll need a APC prop. Please give more detail as to why your wanting to remove it?
Dec 14, 2008, 09:48 PM
Doing it in the Lateral Axis
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Originally Posted by Kevinfred
Not sure what to do here... I tried to 'unscrew' this chrome part in the video with no luck... what do I do? Thanks a million...
yea..why do you want to remove it?
Dec 14, 2008, 09:49 PM
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oops... spaced that... the prop shaft is bent on this J3 Brushless Cub from Parkzone...
Dec 14, 2008, 09:59 PM
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Theres a small set screw for that type of prop adapter,use an allen wrench to loosen the screw then the prop adaper will come off. The screw will be behind the threads and disc area of the adapter.. you can see it in the video at about 6 second mark. Its a solid adapter without cone.. heres what it looks like removed Adapter removed .
Dec 14, 2008, 10:04 PM
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Here ya go Kevin,Motor shaft: 370 Outrunner
http://www.parkzone.com/Products/Def...ProdID=PKZ4518

[PKZ4518]
Retail: $3.79
Available For*: $2.99

Take the motor off the plane, look on the backside of the motor, rear part of the shaft there's a "C" clip you take loose and the whole shaft will slide out.
Dec 14, 2008, 10:16 PM
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Here's replacement adapter and spinner:
Prop Adapter & Spinner Set: J-3 BL
http://www.parkzone.com/Products/Def...ProdID=PKZ1013

[PKZ1013]

Available For*: $5.99
Dec 14, 2008, 10:18 PM
Doing it in the Lateral Axis
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Thats the nice thing about these PZ planes..readily available parts
Dec 14, 2008, 10:33 PM
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Yea, $9 and whatever for shipping, you'll be back in business. Check your local hobby shop, they may even stock PZ gear.
Dec 15, 2008, 05:47 AM
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thanks sooo much! Don't laugh but what's the diff. between these parts and the prop shaft that I ordered?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ParkZone-Prop-Sh...QQcmdZViewItem
Dec 15, 2008, 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Kevinfred
thanks sooo much! Don't laugh but what's the diff. between these parts and the prop shaft that I ordered?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ParkZone-Prop-Sh...QQcmdZViewItem
That looks to be the replacement shaft for the geared, brushed motor version. Yours is the brushless version.


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