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10-09-2020, 08:26 AM
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Posted By jangodog

I was lucky i had two extra retracts that also...

I was lucky i had two extra retracts that also stopped working some time ago. Took them apart and reused the little switches from their faulty pcb’s. Holy Jesus they are tiny and very difficult to...
10-08-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By jangodog

So learned my GT Power tester works after all....

So learned my GT Power tester works after all. Just the retract was toasted:)
10-08-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By jangodog

Great tip there;) By the way i found out the...

Great tip there;) By the way i found out the issues on the retracts. The previous owner had a short circuit on his Viper hence the not working issue.
Great i learned that before putting them in my...
10-08-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By jangodog

Me too. Both on a 3S with esc and a battery pack...

Me too. Both on a 3S with esc and a battery pack 4x1,5V AA tray from my old dx6.
10-07-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By jangodog

Yes, it works fine with regular servos. I think i...

Yes, it works fine with regular servos. I think i might have connected the retracts wrong first
time around. Horizontal instead of vertical at the connect pins on the tester. Hope they will
work...
10-07-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By jangodog

Well i didn't. Must be the retracts from the...

Well i didn't. Must be the retracts from the Viper that are dead. Maybe when i swap them with the faulty ones on the Viper they will come "alive"

Thank's for your inputs.
10-07-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By jangodog

Maybe it's because the retract comes from Eflite...

Maybe it's because the retract comes from Eflite Viper that runs 6S lipo that they don't work?
10-07-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By jangodog

Hmmm, i'll try a bigger lipo then. Thank's

Hmmm, i'll try a bigger lipo then.

Thank's
10-07-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By jangodog

Don't know much about power setup with esc vs...

Don't know much about power setup with esc vs servos and stuff. I have an old eflite 30amp esc i'll try to make work with my temporary "retract" setup. I use a 1800mah 3S lipo aswell
and i can bind...
10-07-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By jangodog

Not sure i connected them properly first time...

Not sure i connected them properly first time around. But they still doesn't work so maybe i short circuit them and
now they don't work`? I'll try setting up a "power system" on the bench with esc,...
10-07-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By jangodog

servo tester with retracts

Why can i not test retracts on my GT servo tester?One retract got burning hot the other worked a little?
Hope i didn't fry anything. Regular servos works fine.
10-05-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By jangodog

I see your point on better landings /flare/CG. I...

I see your point on better landings /flare/CG. I got trailing link on all three gears now and will try flying later this month. Thank’s to all of you
For your inputs.
10-04-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By jangodog

i already have a trailing front gear on my Viper....

i already have a trailing front gear on my Viper. I flew and that bend too. Now i put the
5mm pin in the trunion instead and will fly later this mont. True i can get other brands
then Eflite and...
10-02-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By jangodog

Eflite Viper nose gear

Hi. i want a more sturdy front retract then the one in my Viper with a thicker pin at least 4-5mm. Can't find any info on this one for 80mm edf's? ...
09-30-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By jangodog

Yes, unfortunately retracts are in short supply....

Yes, unfortunately retracts are in short supply. Think i'll go with the originals mains and drill them out.
Thank's my friend from "Down under" ;)
09-30-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By jangodog

ahh, now i see why you ask about drilling without...

ahh, now i see why you ask about drilling without taking it apart. Plastic trunions are
easier to drill out. Didn’t know they came in plastic too. Nice pics, thank you. True the
retracts are...
09-29-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By jangodog

Sorry but i'm a little confused. You say your...

Sorry but i'm a little confused. You say your trunion are plastic? Could you post a pic, please?
09-29-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By jangodog

Yeah, those freakin retracts!!! The ones on my...

Yeah, those freakin retracts!!! The ones on my Viper really sucks!
09-29-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By jangodog

Maybe the mains could be drilled without...

Maybe the mains could be drilled without disassemble but nose gear has this lock ring/
washer so it had to come apart.
09-28-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By jangodog

Well for the thicker pins at 5 mm to fit the gear...

Well for the thicker pins at 5 mm to fit the gear i had to drill the hole bigger. And the top end of the nose gear i had to make a new washer to keep the pin in place.
Don't think that would be...
09-27-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By jangodog

Your right. Finding the switches is nearly...

Your right. Finding the switches is nearly impossible so maybe i'll order the ones from your link.

Thank's
09-27-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By jangodog

I managed to assemble the nose wheel correct but...

I managed to assemble the nose wheel correct but the mains lacks the switches. Don’t know where to get new boards. The “trunions” are the retract casing, right?
09-26-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By jangodog

Viper retracts

Anyone tried replaceing these little tiny "switches"
inside a retract servoless thingy? I lost two when i pulled them apart
to install a thicker strut/pin
for the landing gear as well.
09-02-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,571
Posted By jangodog

Sorry for late response. But did purchase the...

Sorry for late response. But did purchase the cable link aswell.
Thank's
09-01-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By jangodog

Great my friend. Finally someone took the time to...

Great my friend. Finally someone took the time to help me on this bec issue:)
I won't connect an extra battery though to the bec just the main lipo.

Thank's.
09-01-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By jangodog

castle bec in Viper

Castle bec in ViperAug 26, 2020, 06:07 AM
Hello. How do i install the Castle bec 10amp in the Eflite Viper? Under the belly beside the esc and do i need any accessories?
07-04-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,571
Posted By jangodog

castle bec

Hi. Do i need the Castle link usb cable when installing 10 amp bec in my Viper? Or can i do from my TX?
Forum: Foamies
04-03-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,789
Posted By jangodog

I am. Not the Timber X though:)

I am. Not the Timber X though:)
Forum: Foamies
04-03-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,789
Posted By jangodog

Hi. Sorry for my abcence but i ended up buying...

Hi. Sorry for my abcence but i ended up buying the
hardware kit for my turbo timber. Thank’s for your
replies.
11-12-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,191
Posted By jangodog

I actuelley found the original prop for the...

I actuelley found the original prop for the regular
timber and it gives my turbo timber a little more speed/draft. Thank’s for reply.
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