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Mar 20, 2012, 03:36 PM
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Flyzone focke-wulf FW190 Retracts


I, like many have broken the retracts and need to replace them. Does anybody know where I can get information on how to swap them out? Thanks so much
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Mar 20, 2012, 04:31 PM
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Retract issues


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Orion Pax has fore sale the metal parts that replace the crappy plastic ones that come with the FW. Mine broke sitting on the floor just from the weight of the finished aircraft. Hobbu Lobby sent me the replacement gear no problem but I waited for the metal parts ($5.00) US. Before I repaired them. You do NOT want to attempt to remove the stock gear! The installation is very ROBUST! You will damage the wing badly from what I have seen from the whole set of replacement retracts that HL sent me.

There is a great thread already that shows you the problems and viedo on how to do it. Go back a couple of pages you will find it.

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Mar 20, 2012, 06:02 PM
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Awgh! There's a fix for it?! I'd have gotten this instead of the FMS one. Son of a.
Mar 20, 2012, 06:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Afraidtoregister
Awgh! There's a fix for it?! I'd have gotten this instead of the FMS one. Son of a.
To bad
Mar 20, 2012, 06:59 PM
Looking4Grass in AZ
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https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...&postcount=527

Found it. But the landing gear on the FMS one is good enough to use, FINALLY! It's not gonna slow down well though.
Mar 20, 2012, 08:19 PM
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I got my assembly out, little force, a few beers and a big ass pair of piliers. Didn't to tooooo bad of a job. Now I just have to wait for the replacements to come in...


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