Spark Props

Discussion in 'Spark Discussions' started by Richard Skaggs, May 17, 2018 at 4:02 PM.

  1. Richard Skaggs

    Richard Skaggs New Member

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    Should I open the Props or let them open when the motors start?
     
  2. msinger

    msinger Well-Known Member
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    I always manually open mine, but they will open on their own when the motors start up.
     
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    I open mine manually some new props are very stiff an may cause a problem
     
  5. Koala Tails

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    Open manually and inspect for damage at the same time
     
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  6. john doe

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    open manually, only takes a few extra seconds. There's a slow-motion video showing the Mavic startup both folded and unfolded and the Mavic shakes noticeably with the folded props. The added wear and tear probably isn't significant, but at least you can check your props while unfolding them.
     
  7. TomaGo

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    Open it before to start. It is not a good idea to keep it closed because of vibrations :



    There is a thread here : Starting with closed props
     
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    Rafa7 Well-Known Member

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    This video also shows what happens to the Spark, good video. Thanks
     
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  9. Gmike Ramirez

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    I don't opened em, i test run them for a few seconds and the check