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Old Oct 11, 2011, 03:11 PM
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Mounting wheels to servoless retracs

I bought a pair of HobbyKing servoless retracs. I guess I am supposed to bend the last inch of the strut or so to form an axel for the wheels?
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Old Oct 11, 2011, 05:59 PM
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Not ideal, if you are going to do this then very carefully, a pair of axles would be better.
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Old Oct 11, 2011, 06:24 PM
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+1 you need axles.
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 09:43 AM
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Where do I get the axels?
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 11:31 AM
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Horizon, Tower many others.

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Old Oct 13, 2011, 12:55 PM
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So HK sells the retracts but not the axles?
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 01:12 PM
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I have no idea I don't shop there.
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 05:49 PM
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i have no idea i don't shop there.
ok.. Good answer by the way.
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 06:13 PM
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Try searching Oleo. It depends what sort of axles you want. Whats the wire diameter of the retracts and what size wheels?

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Old Oct 17, 2011, 03:14 PM
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I think the gear wire must be about 3 mm. On their website I can't find axles that fit over round gear wire. The only ones I see seem to be designed to fit through flat gear legs.
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