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  • @Rob, any pics would be useful.

    Thanks.

  • @Bobarry

    The holes are so you can stick a rod through the hub and really crank it down tight.  I use a really small hex key and it works great.  I had props flying off until I figured that  one out :)

  • @Bo
    I suggest posting to a forum, you will receive more help.
    The hubs have to be on tight. I check and double check but they work. I have never had one come off.
    Also I agree with Jeff. Quads have the potential for serious injury. I took baby steps when I started learning and I'm still learning.
    Check your setup again. You'll get in the air, safely.
    Randy
  • Some of these posts make me very nervous that some people are putting powerful Quads/Hexs in the air with little or no flying skills/experience. I have been using the APM boards for a while now and also fly 3D helis daily. Just my opinion. You should at least master a simulator program before ever flying anything unless you are in the middle of a large field and are prepared to crash . Please realize that an injury from a "Drone" gets public attention and can put a strain on the hobby. Commercial pilots learn to fly countless hours before they engage the autopilot on an aircraft. I do not mean to be out of line but this would be considered by many as basic common sense. Be safe
  • Help! I put blades on my Turnigy motors, tightened down the cute hubs, revved up to see what happens & one of the hubs flew off!

    What can I do?

    The hubs have 2 holes on them but it is clear thru them, so set screws aren't in order.

    Fortunately I still have setup problems, because full throttle didn't get me off the floor.

    Any help appreciated

  • Thanks Randy, I'm new to this and didnt know about that forum. I think it was a casual comment, not in that area. Lots of reading going on and my Arduflyer is almost ready for something (hopefully takeoff). I have 0 experience in RC, just a computer nut having fun.

  • Did you look at the buy, sell trade forum?

    Randy
  • I'm already anticipating my first quadcopter crash. I saw someone wanting to sell their Arduflyer 2.5 & ublox GPS for a reasonable price and can't find the note anywhere.

    Help?!

    Bo Barry

  • Forum search,  http://www.diydrones.com/forum# looking for "hexacopter", no results.  Something is rotten in Denmark.

  • search is not working for me either. A simple search on the word "firmware" yields 'no results'.

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