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#1 ogt Jul 13, 2012 06:49 PM

cut half of one receiver antenna
 
Hi

Accidentally cut 1 of the antennas of the receiver in half (not sure how).
It is a Futaba RS617FS receiver.
I went to try the quad and it lift off and about 40cm from the air, it does a yaw move to the right and then accelerates like hell. :eek: .
It's hard to buy parts in Costa Rica, so I wonder if you know of a DIY method to replace these coax antennas?
Any suggestion on where to buy them if there is no DIY fix method?

I just built this quad, it works perfect, not like the old one and this happened. So sad. :P

Thanks.

#2 Adidas4275 Jul 13, 2012 07:21 PM

no spare Rx on another rig you can steal?

#3 ogt Jul 14, 2012 02:27 AM

I'm faily new with RC. Not this kind of spare parts yet.
I see that a DIY antenna will not be easy.
So I found this ones on ebay:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=150711516193

And bought a bunch of them just in case.


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