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Old Sep 12, 2011, 03:43 PM
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Positive Shift Radio Recommendations Please

I just picked up a squadron of slopers from a local guy, all of which have positive shift/JR gear. I don't want to swap all receivers, and would rather just pick up a used JR or other positive shift radio. It doesn't need to be state of the art, but it needs to handle full house/crow without fiddling.

Any recommendations for a model # that won't break the bank?

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Dominic
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Old Sep 12, 2011, 05:01 PM
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I'd look for a used 8103. I saw a used 9303 go for only $100.00 recently (used JR radios DID perform better than my 401K, though).
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Old Sep 12, 2011, 05:01 PM
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JR or Airtronics both postive shift probably an old JR X347 would do the trick got most thing for glider settings of course you"ll have to find 1 or just get a use JR 9X
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Old Sep 12, 2011, 05:52 PM
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The Hitec Eclipse 7 can be programmed for both pos. and neg. shift.

The interface isn't the most user friendly, but it's a capable radio and can be picked up used for a good price. If you get one with the Spectra module you can dial in any frequency.
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Old Sep 12, 2011, 06:33 PM
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I've got a couple of Hitec Optic 6's that are shift selectable, PM for details if you're interested.

edit: Pictures and details and stuff here: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1448695

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Old Sep 12, 2011, 07:11 PM
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The Hitec Eclipse 7 can be programmed for both pos. and neg. shift.

The interface isn't the most user friendly, but it's a capable radio and can be picked up used for a good price. If you get one with the Spectra module you can dial in any frequency.
Thanks Glen. Used to have one and sold it because it couldn't/wouldn't easily handle crow. I think there are some work-arounds but as I recall they impaired the functionality.
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Old Sep 12, 2011, 07:13 PM
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I've got a couple of Hitec Optic 6's that are shift selectable, PM for details if you're interested.

edit: Pictures and details and stuff here: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1448695

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Thanks Dave - great deal on the Optics but can they work a full house wing with crow?
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Old Sep 12, 2011, 07:41 PM
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Get the Aurora 9 on 72mhz.
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Old Sep 12, 2011, 08:08 PM
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Thanks Dave - great deal on the Optics but can they work a full house wing with crow?
You can definitely do crow but you might not be able to get differential flaps without using manual mixes. You're welcome to give it a try if you want.

Sorry, I missed this part in the OP:
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It doesn't need to be state of the art, but it needs to handle full house/crow without fiddling.
These aren't the radios you're looking for.

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Old Sep 12, 2011, 08:12 PM
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a JR 9X will give you everything and then some but once again if you can find 1
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Old Sep 12, 2011, 10:05 PM
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Hey Dom, I have a neg. shift Electron 6 in good shape I can swap you for one of your pos. shift receivers if you want.
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