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Old Oct 02, 2012, 03:19 PM
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Old Oct 02, 2012, 05:22 PM
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I see the discussion on scale landing gear vs fullsize. And would like to add that the grass or concrete we fly off is fullscale..so the load from imperfections are much greater on our models.
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Old Oct 02, 2012, 11:05 PM
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I am looking for an electric retract that is 85 degrees. I can not find anything. Needs to be for up to 13 pound plane.
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 07:24 AM
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http://www.horizonhobby.com/products...cts-EFLG410#t6

What about these.

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Old Oct 03, 2012, 02:59 PM
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Thanks Mike... after spending half the night looking, I did see these and ordered just the retracts from HH for $67.00. I will get oleo struts from HK to go with them.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:36 PM
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Seems like most are just for planes up to 6.5 lbs or so and the only players in the market catering for bigger planes are the Lados and Eflite? (Lados too expensive for me and Eflite out of stock? )

Colin
Try WingSpan Models electric retracts.....made in USA also. Got them on a 60 Mustang and a P47
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 08:58 AM
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Does anyone know where to get the retract parts for ChangeSun retracts?

I need a metal worm gears and metal trunnions
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Old Oct 19, 2012, 10:44 AM
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Robarts giant Electric retracts are officially on the market; what other options are there for electric retracts for 25-30 pound planes?
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Old Oct 23, 2012, 12:54 AM
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Robarts giant Electric retracts are officially on the market; what other options are there for electric retracts for 25-30 pound planes?
See post #354 page 24
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Old Oct 23, 2012, 09:06 AM
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Are DSR-46 from EPF worth upgrading with the metal options? I have a trike set that came in a plane off Ebay and the nose unit needs new gears from the worm gear to the linkage arm. The control unit seems to need replacement also for the UP function on the nose output is not working. The nose retracts when i plug it into one of the main outputs so it is the controller.
Has any one done these upgrades and what parts would be the most beneficial to upgrade?
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Old Oct 23, 2012, 11:12 AM
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Thanks w1!

After checking it out, I think I will likely just end up coughing it up and getting the Robart Electrics designed for the TF giants; it comes with everything needed but the wheels and is nearly a drop-in fit.

When I have priced out other electrics or pneumatics, I have found that what appears to be significantly less expensive, is not really that much less expensive (usually within $50) than the Robarts.

When comparing the e-Robarts to comparable electrics, I would have to buy wheels and struts for other brands. With the comparable pneumatics, I would end up spending a good bit on an air tank, fittings and valves, lines, and a pump...
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Old Oct 23, 2012, 10:15 PM
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Does anyone know where to get the retract parts for ChangeSun retracts?

I need a metal worm gears and metal trunnions
Did you check here? http://www.pw-rc.com/index.php/cPath...000cbe2dabda35
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Old Oct 24, 2012, 10:24 AM
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It is overwhelming all the different retracts available for smaller park flyers.

I am looking for some scale looking electric tri-cycle retracts for my 70mm F-86 (just under 4 lbs.); what would you all recommend?
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It is overwhelming all the different retracts available for smaller park flyers.

I am looking for some scale looking electric tri-cycle retracts for my 70mm F-86 (just under 4 lbs.); what would you all recommend?
Hobby king has a lot of different options, all with nice looking scale struts!
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Old Oct 29, 2012, 12:56 AM
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So many choices for this 70mm size...

I am about to drop some serious retract money down on the new giant Robart electrics for my 1/5 scale P-47; has anyone got any experience with the giant electric Robarts yet?
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