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My stupid *** flew into a tree. Broken rear left arm. Need advice :)

Pilot Olav

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Problem? Broken rear left arm. See link to pictures down belowe.

Was unit in a crash? Most definitly.

What have you tried so far? Not much, didn't want to try to much before I listened in on with some of the pros.

What device are you using ( iphone , ipad, Samsung , etc)? iPhone.

What firmware are you running ( aircraft, remote controller)? Do not know, and don't think it is relevant for the problem.

What Go app version are you using? Do not remember.

Any modification? Nope

Did you change anything or install any apps? Nope

Do you have a video or pictures of the problem?
Mavic pro. Broken rear left arm.

Dear fellow pilots,

If you look at that pictures, what would you do?
I've considered trying to fix it with some epoxy glue or something of that sort, since I think the motor is still functioning. Another solution I've considered is buying a whole new rear left arm (costs around 60 euros to order here in Norway, so I would like to avoid that).
Is there any other solution anyone could suggest?

Kindest regards,
Olav : )
 

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Problem? Broken rear left arm. See link to pictures down belowe.

Was unit in a crash? Most definitly.

What have you tried so far? Not much, didn't want to try to much before I listened in on with some of the pros.

What device are you using ( iphone , ipad, Samsung , etc)? iPhone.

What firmware are you running ( aircraft, remote controller)? Do not know, and don't think it is relevant for the problem.

What Go app version are you using? Do not remember.

Any modification? Nope

Did you change anything or install any apps? Nope

Do you have a video or pictures of the problem?
Mavic pro. Broken rear left arm.

Dear fellow pilots,

If you look at that pictures, what would you do?
I've considered trying to fix it with some epoxy glue or something of that sort, since I think the motor is still functioning. Another solution I've considered is buying a whole new rear left arm (costs around 60 euros to order here in Norway, so I would like to avoid that).
Is there any other solution anyone could suggest?

Kindest regards,
Olav : )
Do you really want to take the risk that the glued joint might fail while airborne???? Replace the arm!
 
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Even if you glued it and it stayed fixed, the break looks rough and you night not get the exact motor orientation back which could potentially destabilise the drone in flight.

Frankly, if all this crash (the nature of which you're staying very quiet about :rolleyes: ) costs you is a €60 repair on an €800 drone, well you didn't do too bad did you. Just pay up :)
 
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