Spark blades

Discussion in 'General Discussions' started by HD-FLHT, May 7, 2018.

  1. HD-FLHT

    HD-FLHT Active Member

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    Has anyone ever tried these carbon fiber or any other carbon fiber blades? If so, how are They? What do you use for replacement blades, or just use authentic DJI? Screenshot_20180507-174403.jpg
     
  2. Mike Brown

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    A quick scan of forums would suggest the overwhelming majority of pilots would stick to the original blades. I have and I am not likely to change them to another type.
     
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  3. suprPHREAK

    suprPHREAK Well-Known Member

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    I don't feel like the gains, if any, from carbon props would be worth the price. Stock props are already quite cheap, I see no reason to go aftermarket.
     
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  4. antiokus

    antiokus New Member

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    Original props are too fragile, each small touch and props are cut and you have to change it
     
  5. DameEdnaBrown

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    I tried carbon fibre blades for the first time ever got a low signal problem. It was the CF blades upsetting the Wi-Fi. Went straight back to DJI props no problem at all
     
  6. MannyCAM2001

    MannyCAM2001 Well-Known Member

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    The propulsion system is perhaps the most important factor on any ariel platform, I agree with the others. Keep the originals. Too important, liability too great, cost factor, not even a concern. Just waiting for DJI to release a stealthier low noise version.
    We can only hope.
     
  7. caspian

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    the only time I have damaged one so far is when I drove mine into a chain link wire fence.
     
  8. MannyCAM2001

    MannyCAM2001 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, in my experiences so far,...Has not been something to skimp on, or be overly concerned about. If it is, I would most likely start using prop guards.
     
  9. Nik

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  10. suprPHREAK

    suprPHREAK Well-Known Member

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    That is something many overlook. Carbon blocks radio waves. Doesn't matter if it is wifi or other.

    Back when I built my own planes and multicopters, while it was awesome for lightness and stiffness to use CF parts, you had to plan the positioning of your antennas, use diversity receivers, to ensure you always got signal.
     
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