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lower shaft slipping on gear
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seaturtle
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February 9, 2012 - 3:09 am

the lower rotor shaft is slipping in its gear.i can hold the gear and still turn the lower props.wont fly due to, i assume lower rotor spinning to slow.you think a drop of super glue would do it?or do i need a new gear?there is no knurled end on the shaft at the gear like there is on the upper(center)shaft.is this normal?

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seaturtle
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February 9, 2012 - 3:32 am

sorry.the end is knurled.but just barely.

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CPD
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February 9, 2012 - 4:33 am

Well, it's not supposed to happen. There's a few ways you could fix this-an easy way, a more correct way, but still permanant, and the correct way. The easy way is to crimp the end with a pair of needle nose pliers, the more correct, but also permanant way would be to disassemble it, and glue on the gear, and the 100% correct way would be to put a new gear and/or shaft in.

 

If the heli's at the end of the lifespan, then A or B are decent options, but C's the one that anybody would actually recomend.

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