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Good flight then my 300 X went down

Old 10-31-2012, 01:43 AM
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Default Good flight then my 300 X went down

The flight after this video my motor blew up in flight. That would have made a good video. Lost power and dropped like a brick making a lot of noise. I was doing some tic tocs and I thought the main shaft broke. Took it apart and the bottom motor bearing is gone.


[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9NFjbgjlKs[/media]
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Old 10-31-2012, 05:18 PM
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Default Good flight then my 300 X went down

Buddy of mine just had similar incident. Motor started screaming (noise) and he started to land. About 2 feet up the motor locked up and it landed a little hard. Stripped main is all the damage. "Opportunity for upgrade".
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Old 10-31-2012, 05:51 PM
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I have a new motor coming from HH but also looking at Scorpions
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Old 10-31-2012, 07:15 PM
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Yea. I think he's going with a Scorpion.
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Old 12-18-2012, 05:59 AM
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I know it's been a while but...About how many flights did you have on your 300X before the motor let go? I haven't been keeping track of flights, but mine seems to be holding up so far. I actually did have a mainshaft fail on mine - it was a bit scary because I just spent the battery showing it off with some mild 3D for a few friends and as I was getting ready to set it down, the shaft let go about 4' up and about 10' from me just on the other side of the safety fence. Not a good feeling to lose directional control of a flying cuisinart that close to you......amazingly, nothing else, not even the main blades, was damaged since I got it down pretty level in the tall weeds.
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Old 12-18-2012, 01:23 PM
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I had around 50 flights when the motor went
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