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Stripped teeth

Last night we didn’t do too much, I flew my Genius helicopter a few times, no damage, nothing spectacular, not even worth mentioning here. I made a few heads from my plasticine. A few rather dull ones and this one which was my first and caught my imagination the most.

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Tonight I took the broken servo off the helicopter.  I did this, not because the new one had arrived, but because I have ordered just the cogs for the servo.

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I got it apart, the teeth that have indeed stripped are on the largest cog, which travels the slowest and thus sees the largest torques.

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Those cogs are at most 5mm in diameter..