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Old 01-06-2012, 06:17 AM   #1
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Cool DROOP SCREW CARBON FIBER WEAR

something that is annoying me is how the carbon fiber will wear away at the droop screw area, has anybody been able to repair that loss of cf or have they glued some type of harder material there to prevent it?

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Old 01-06-2012, 06:27 AM   #2
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this is a easy solution get the spec-r droop protectors they are great i have only just started using these they are cheap to

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Some people get stanley knife blades and sand down the sharp bit and glue it to the chassis.
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thats a good idea as well. and probably a lot cheaper
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RAZOR BLADE......i like that.....good idea guys

dremel drill here i come
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RAZOR BLADE......i like that.....good idea guys

dremel drill here i come
I went to my hobby store and bought a very thin price of brass. Cut to fit and glued it.
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3Racing makes a set for the Sakura Zero chassis' as well that are dirt cheap.
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been using the thin brass from the hooby shop for years! Just ca it t to the chassis and your done. You don't have to cut yourself doing it either..
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RAZOR BLADE......i like that.....good idea guys

dremel drill here i come
I went to my hobby store and bought a very thin price of brass. Cut to fit and glued it.
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Old 01-06-2012, 12:28 PM   #10
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Do it the cheap way - cut up an empty soda (soft drink) tin and use a scrap of that super-glued to the chassis. HTH
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If u look on the under side of the droop screw u will see that the screw is not a nice smooth flat surface, what i do is grind the screw flat that way it will not dig into the chassis, cheap and it works a treat.

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This thread is pure gold. Thanks
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Old 01-06-2012, 11:16 PM   #13
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you could also cut up a feeler gauge, we used to do that with the tbar pan cars.
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