- Mar 17, 2015
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Stock props with locks for redundancy WTF!!!
You do not understand the concept or you believe the new QR system affords better security?Stock props with locks for redundancy WTF!!!
Ahhhhh....gotcha!I am a person that believes in a redundant system is an efficient system.
This is only one reason why personally I am sticking with the original threaded props and prop locks.
Whilst in this instance it is probable a collision caused the fracture, the same thing could happen over time with stress cracks resulting ultimately in a total failure.
The original prop system while taking a few seconds longer to mount and unmount the props, affords two levels of security...... The self tightening threads and then the prop locks. Anyone who knows multirotor craft knows that redundancy is only a good thing!!
The scary pic.... (not my QR plate..... I don't use them)
Money!I agree with a lot that has been said here. However, my understanding is that DJI recommends the use of the new props... What is their reasoning for this? Is it that they believe it's safer?
I thought that too...Money!
The new props have a lifespan of around 200 flights so they are a consumable.
I believe that these questions should be answered by DJI directly. We deserve an explanation from DJI. I have not seen one yet, but that doesn't mean that there doesn't already exist one somewhere out there.
I would say that if we don't have an official explanation of why DJI is recommending these props over the originals with the prop locks, that we all demand one from them. Because anything less than an explanation from DJI leaves us wondering about the safety of the new props.
I'm still trying to figure out how the new props are more safe...
Are you talking about the original threaded props here? If so, how are they going to 'pop' off with prop locks in place?I opened a case with DJI. One of the techs said that the issue isn't necessarily that the screw on props screw off in flight, but rather, the scew on props can suddenly pop off in flight.
You guys are luck if your dealers have old props. I am a dealer and have not been able to get any since the start-mid of May, since then all props for inspire were switched over to quick release. Comeon Graupner make some awesome props!!