|Jan 11, 2002, 06:41 PM|
Joined Jan 2002
How to Repair an astro 40
Has anyone got any experience disassebling the older style astro motor. This one was made back in '83 and is the pin style assembly,(Roll pins hold on the end bells)?
My question is how to best remove the pins? I believe the armature was overcurrented, and the motor now has a dead spot, that it always where it comes to a stop, and then will not start again till moved by an external bump.
I guess I should have had a fuse in the output circuit from the esc?? Any help from those that have experinced a similar problem would be appreciated. Maybe its best to just toss the motor? I believe the armature is around $40, so I'd like to save it if I can.
|Jan 11, 2002, 10:19 PM|
If you don't get any feedback on your older Astro and don't have enough confidence in your abilities to deal with your fix, I'd give Kirk at New Creations a holler. I understand that he can rework Astros for a decent price and his service is great as long as you do it over the phone. This is also one of our primary clearing houses for Eflight equipment and knowledge.
Good luck and welcome to Ezone!
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Mounting an Astro 40 in a Strikemaster||byrocat||Sport Planes||2||Dec 31, 2003 04:09 PM|
|How do I time an Astro 05 to run backwards?||Dan Carson||Electric Plane Talk||3||Feb 26, 2002 06:52 PM|
|How to open an Astro 010?||rparigoris||Power Systems||7||Dec 04, 2001 10:30 AM|
|How many cells can an Astro 210 handle?||Martin Irvine||Electric Plane Talk||1||Sep 23, 2001 12:47 PM|
|Still need info on how to retime a motor with an Astro Super Whattmeter||Joe Elston||Electric Plane Talk||8||May 20, 2001 12:42 AM|