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From: "oldtalorcraft" <oldtalorcraft@...>
Date: Thursday, May 6, 2004 5:04 AM
Subject: Re: I hate setting up pushrod on V-tail - problem with binding
--- In BugHLG@yahoogroups.com, "dimple_kwok" <henry.kwok@x> wrote: > I have built a couple of bugs and now gambler. They all share the same control system > which I am having major difficulties with. Does any one have good ways to setup one to > prevent binding? I read on charles river site that using control cabble may prevent binding. > Has any one had experience with this? Music wires are just too fiddly for me... > > Also how do you make the pushrod adjustable except the infamouse V- bend in the middle > which is a pain to get right? In gambler kit the dubro control system is suppled but > because the servos are arranged sideways it is really quite pointness. Any bright ideas? > > What about ball linkages? > > Thanks Your right , but I think its the nature of the beast when you build this small and lite. I think any thing more than the v bends just adds too much weight.I went to smaller wire for the pushrods(.020)and used very thin wire for my RX antenna.I had to though, because I went to a 1/8 boom.( These mods were recomended by Zhack)They worked well but it still took alot of fiddling to get it right! > D