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It is spinning around because one of the rotors is not spinning at full speed. This happens when you bump a spinning rotor against something. Determine which one it is by observation or logic (i.e, the one that turns clockwise will produce counterclockwise torque, which is to be balanced by the other rotor spinning counter clockwise. So the counter clockwise spinning rotor is slow) Tighten the screw that holds that rotor that is spinning more slowly. Use the screwdriver that came with the spare parts.

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    fatpashtun May 24, 2012

    It is spinning around because one of the rotors is not spinning at full speed. This happens when you bump a spinning rotor against something. Determine which one it is by observation or logic (i.e, the one that turns clockwise will produce counterclockwise torque, which is to be balanced by the other rotor spinning counter clockwise. So the counter clockwise spinning rotor is slow) Tighten the screw that holds that rotor that is spinning more slowly. Use the screwdriver that came with the spare parts.

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    Juniur Espinoza Dec 29, 2013

    The small metal piece that goes from the bottom propeller to the top seems to not catch. I wonder if that's what is causing the issue. Not sure how to tighten that. I don't see any screws in that section. Could it be broken?

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Hi,
Check the pinion gear of the motor, one of the motor might be slipping its gear and thus the propeller spins unequal to the other.
Hope that helps!

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