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the 1.0.2 app pop up says dont fly without the lock due to the props might get loose and fly out during flight, they should be out next week.

i have flown a couple time and hand tightening seems ok. will u guys risk flying the i1?

the weather here in hk is so freaking nice i wanna fly!
 
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the 1.0.2 app pop up says dont fly without the lock due to the props might get loose and fly out during flight, they should be out next week.

i have flown a couple time and hand tightening seems ok. will u guys risk flying the i1?

the weather here in hk is so freaking nice i wanna fly!
Hand tighten and some plumbers tape. Im flying
 
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the 1.0.2 app pop up says dont fly without the lock due to the props might get loose and fly out during flight, they should be out next week.

i have flown a couple time and hand tightening seems ok. will u guys risk flying the i1?

the weather here in hk is so freaking nice i wanna fly!
 
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the 1.0.2 app pop up says dont fly without the lock due to the props might get loose and fly out during flight, they should be out next week.

i have flown a couple time and hand tightening seems ok. will u guys risk flying the i1?

the weather here in hk is so freaking nice i wanna fly!
No kidding. I'm in Discovery Bay and want to take it out for a spin but nervous as hell right now.

Can anyone provide a picture of what an actual propeller lock looks like. Is this some kind of actual locking mechanism or something else?
 
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the 1.0.2 app pop up says dont fly without the lock due to the props might get loose and fly out during flight, they should be out next week.

i have flown a couple time and hand tightening seems ok. will u guys risk flying the i1?

the weather here in hk is so freaking nice i wanna fly!
Pardon the stupid question, but aren't the props self-tightening, as with the Phantom?
 
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The ability of the strong motors to decelerate very quickly apparently can loosen your props if they're not tightened enough in the first place.
 
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No kidding. I'm in Discovery Bay and want to take it out for a spin but nervous as hell right now.

Can anyone provide a picture of what an actual propeller lock looks like. Is this some kind of actual locking mechanism or something else?

Are you in Discovery Bay California? I live here also and would like to meet you..

Jack
 
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The prop locks are actually a very simple design but I'm not sure how hard it is to be constantly taking them on and off as personally I break my Inspire down after every flight and pack it into it's case for same keeping. Ill try to find a pic. I saw one earlier
 
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The prop locks are actually a very simple design but I'm not sure how hard it is to be constantly taking them on and off as personally I break my Inspire down after every flight and pack it into it's case for same keeping. Ill try to find a pic. I saw one earlier
 
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