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smh... Stripped a nut on motor

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Predator, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. Predator

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    Ok i was about to upgrade my backup inspire with the 1345T's and i forgot about the lock tite i added as extra safety... So now i have 1 stripped screw any tip on how i can get this thing out? I tried a bigger size allen key and still wont budge. And no i am not drilling in the motor...
     
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    Which loctite did you use?
     
  3. hoodlum1

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    Try a small pair of locking pliers where you can set the grip. Vice grip locking pliers
     
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  4. hoodlum1

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    Or solder the alien key on see if it will turn
     
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    About a year ago I mentioned blue loctite things got hostile towards me on the forum.
    Now I use plumbers tape.
     
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    Blue loctite yes! I finally got it i used a mini hammer and punched "gently" in a bigger size torx and finally got it.

    Thx for the replies guys
     
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    Wasnt sure if it was a wise move to knock on the motor but ill see when i go out
     
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    Only a drop of loctite per screw. Less is more. Vacuum and use compressed air on your motors as well. You don't want blue loctite debris in there.
     
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    Thx man but might be too late... I only used a drop but might be a tiny bit ill see with a flashlight. Or what else can i do just let it hover and see if it burns off?
     
  11. unyks

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    The best thing you can do (if the surrounding area allows it) is to heat up the screw with a soldering iron and let it cool down. Always worked for me very well.

    Had the same problem on the weekend with 8 motors from my Okto, all motors had a way too much loctite :-(

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    Try to clean it out the best you can with your home vacuum cleaner hose and compressed air
     
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    Perfect thx will go buy a compressed air can today.