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Old Feb 10, 2006, 09:49 AM
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retract- steerable nose retract for 3lb plane

I am looking for a steerable front retract for plane that is about 3 lbs. Please PM me if you have something that would work. Thanks! joe
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Old Feb 10, 2006, 12:01 PM
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Joe, Look in the "other " Misc column--(not sure why we have two) there's a complete set for $10 shipped--not sure of capacity but if wire diameter is at least 1/8 dia, they should do 3 lbs


My error---they've been there for days w/ no activity & are just spoken for
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Old Feb 10, 2006, 02:03 PM
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I use a Robart Micro Nosegear in my 4lb P-38. It's pushing it a little but we have a nice paved runway.
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXES10&P=0
Good luck!

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Old Feb 10, 2006, 08:07 PM
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Thanks guys!

Staggerwing- I saw that post - though I can't find it again. I tried to find more info on them but could not so I did not act on the sale. For the asking price I probably should have. Thanks.

Brian, If the Micro works for your heavier plane I might just try it. The link you sent is for a tail gear. I did a search for the steerable gear but nothing came up. Would you happen to have a link available? Wanna sell the phasor 15/3 you just picked up with the lot of motors? Thanks, Joe
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Old Feb 10, 2006, 09:25 PM
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I think that's a typo on Towers part. The picture is of the steerable nosewheel unit and it's listed under "nosewheels". Plus the steerable nosewheel part # is 124. So I think they messed up. Here's the same unit at Robart.com (scroll down)
http://www.robart.com/retracts/12A.aspx

The tail units they offer look completely different -
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...p?&C=QEG&V=ROB

I've ordered them many times from Tower, so I would just call to make sure, or order from a different Robart dealer. It's not like they're hard to find
Good luck!

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Old Feb 17, 2006, 12:12 AM
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Hey Joe,

I just posted this, then saw your ad while lookin around, i might just have what you need

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...34#post5054044

Thanks,
David
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Old Feb 17, 2006, 01:28 PM
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David, Thanks. Looks like I missed it.

Still looking...
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Old Feb 17, 2006, 01:33 PM
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David, Thanks. Looks like I missed it.

Still looking...
You can have first dibbs on it if ya need it. I just had an extra valve I thought I'd trade for it. LMK

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Old Feb 17, 2006, 07:40 PM
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Joe,

pmmed ya
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