Lumenier RB2205C-12 2400KV SKITZO Ceramic Bearing Motor
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Old Oct 20, 2003, 09:22 PM
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Ball in swash mod


What do I do with the plastic or rubber sleeve after I install the ball in swash? Do I get rid of it alltogether? Do I cut it down?
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Old Oct 20, 2003, 09:27 PM
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If you don't have the mast collar yet, recut it to length to keep the main gear in place vertically. If you have the collar then throw the tubing away.
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Old Oct 20, 2003, 09:29 PM
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Collar is the way to go huh? Can i source this locally or do I need to order one? Is there a wheel collor that would work or something? I noticed I have play in my mast, it goes up and down some....
Old Oct 20, 2003, 09:42 PM
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Wheel collars work for some, but the correct mast collar has a ridge machined on the bottom to interface with only the inner race of the upper ball bearing. Under $10.00 at most online shops.
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Old Oct 21, 2003, 02:21 AM
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wheel retainers they call it, mostly for cars?

get tapered ones.
3mm hollow and set screw sides
Old Oct 21, 2003, 09:05 AM
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I ordered one from Helihobby. I put everything back together and I don't have much control. I think maybe I didn't cut the sleeve down enough? Everything at the top seems a bit squished, but my main mast is still going up and down too with all the control movements...


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