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Old 08-13-2012, 05:34 PM   #16
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My CEILING FAN just fell on the couch, HELP!


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why do i need a whole new fan? can't it just be re-wired? assuming i will have to hire an electrician to come over to do it .
but why does the screw come untightened. I know for certain that screw was very tightened and for over a year no problems..

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here's the damage. I am not DIY savvy by any means, but does anyone think I (novice) can reconnect this thing?









ps, sorry about the cobwebs. help!
mine did the same exact thing it was a hunter Newburgh fan and has been up there for over a year hung by a professional and never wobbled or caused a problem until it fell and hit me
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I've never been a fan of those set screws. Seems most newer fans attach the downrod much more securely. A couple drops of loctite on those set screws would be good insurance, I think.
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I've never been a fan of those set screws..
neither was the fan.
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Old 08-13-2012, 11:21 PM   #21
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I've never been a fan of those set screws. Seems most newer fans attach the downrod much more securely. A couple drops of loctite on those set screws would be good insurance, I think.
I am not too crazy with screws as well I never understand why not just make a pin that go thru the pipe then the sucker will never come off instead of useing the locktie it may work it way loose over the time but I never like the combo head ( which that use the phillps and flat blade ) at all just use the standard nut and lock it good with a wrench it much stronger than just a combo head.

I have ran into one good ceiling fan that have three setscrews that sucker can not come apart very easy without destory the pipe.

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