Remote controlled helicopters are the most difficult to operate among all the remote controlled vehicles and air crafts. They are also the most expensive to buy. Because of this, you have to try your best not to cause any damage to your RC chopper. But of course, crashes and damages are unavoidable no matter how careful or good a flyer you are.
All people who are into this hobby will experience or have experienced at least one problem with their RC choppers. In cases like these, you have to be prepared for different types of problems related to your RC chopper to prevent further damage.
Here are some RC helicopter repair tips that you should know.
First, you have to have all the basic RC helicopter repair tools that you will need in case of damage or trouble. Some of the tools that should be included in your tool kit are adhesives, hardware, hand tools, power tools, grease, zip ties, braid kits, Velcro, and setup tools, to list down a few. It is important to keep them in one tool kit and take it whenever you go somewhere to fly your remote controlled helicopter. You can buy these from hobby shops that's ell RC helicopters or online. Some of them are miniature versions of the real tools.
Another important RC helicopter repair tips is to lubricate all the moving parts. Parts that are not properly lubricated cause a rough and unstable flight and it can also damage the blade. Make sure that you lightly lubricate the parts for a smooth and trouble-free flight.
A broken blade is another common problem with the RC chopper. This usually happens after a crash or when the RC chopper is not stored properly. It is not advisable to try to glue the blade together because this can cause the helicopter to vibrate, which is not good. The blade should be smooth for your helicopter to fly smoothly. This can be solved by replacing the broken blade with a new one. Just unscrew the old blade and place the new one. Tighten the bolt that will hold the blade. Make sure that it is not too tight or the new blade will crack.
There are many problems that you will experience once you start with this hobby. Make sure that you do your research on RC helicopter repair tips before repairing the damage. If you are not sure about what to do, take the RC chopper to an expert.