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Taranis

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #450 on: August 16, 2019, 12:59:41 PM »

2 FrySky 8 channel EU LBT receivers from T9 hobbies Bradford
6 pairs of servo side mounting brackets and a JP 540 motor mounting bracket from Wheelspin


Stuff from HK
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #451 on: August 16, 2019, 07:06:37 PM »

Hi Andy,


Just placed an order for a pair of Victors 28mm Jets with intake grill, based on your recommendation😀
Not quite sure what Iím going to fit them to yet!


Charlie


Thanks. Just checked his website, but all jet drives are showing out of stock :((

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #452 on: August 16, 2019, 07:08:28 PM »

Wow I didnít know he put them on sale yet
How much are they complete ?
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #453 on: August 16, 2019, 08:04:14 PM »

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #454 on: August 16, 2019, 08:32:35 PM »


Martin


Haven't you done that before?  8)
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #455 on: August 17, 2019, 02:39:25 AM »


Sort of.... bought a couple of boats but camera was too heavy.... 'I did need a bigger boat!'   ok2
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #456 on: August 19, 2019, 02:08:28 PM »

Having played around with 3d printing and found that the fine detail was lacking in the normal filament based printer I decided to try one of the lower priced resin based ones. So went to Amazon and bought an Anycubic Photon S printer. Arrived yesterday afternoon  on Next day delivery and so I am busy checking it out and doing test printing. It needs a bit of a different approach to setup and is much more messy as it uses a liquid resin needing care with handling. So far I am pleased with the results as the surface finish is so much better. I will need to get a UV lamp for post printing processing to make sure the resin has fully hardened.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #457 on: August 25, 2019, 07:53:48 PM »

A complete set of spares to repair my DF65. An RX, a rudder servo and a sail servo. Not sure what I blew up trying to bind to another TX but smoke told me all not well.
Moral of the story, inexperience usually costs but why me?
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #458 on: August 26, 2019, 08:12:55 AM »

I have had three rudder servos let
the smoke escape on mine over the
past few years. Seems to be the Achilles
Heel on the DF65.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #459 on: August 26, 2019, 09:08:34 AM »

A common reason for short lifespan on these is incorrectly set stops so the servo is still trying to pull when the line or lines are tight
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #460 on: August 26, 2019, 10:03:30 AM »

A common reason for short lifespan on these is incorrectly set stops so the servo is still trying to pull when the line or lines are tight


Nope, it was just silly old me not researching enough to miss the pitfall. {-)
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #461 on: August 26, 2019, 10:21:11 AM »

No problem with the sail winch in three years if weekly sailing all year round.
Winch and rudder ends tops set on DX6i with
rudder on self Centre and stops at 25 degs to
minimise drag.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #462 on: August 26, 2019, 10:50:00 AM »

No problem with the sail winch in three years if weekly sailing all year round.
Winch and rudder ends tops set on DX6i with
rudder on self Centre and stops at 25 degs to
minimise drag.
Ned


Yer wat? please understand that monkeys and atom bombs have much more compatibility than me with Rx's/Tx's at the moment.
I just blew it up trying to go modern.  {-)
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #463 on: August 26, 2019, 12:33:34 PM »

Wanted something different so got a Proboat River Jet hopefully try it out Wednesday.
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