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Oct 04, 2012, 06:11 PM
"Auntie Samantha"
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How much weight are these rated for?
Up to 15lbs.
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Oct 04, 2012, 10:12 PM
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Rotating?
Oct 06, 2012, 10:21 AM
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Thanks for that link Kurt. I've been using 5mm motor drive shafts for my strut pins, but if these are as tempered they might just be a cheaper alternative?
Hey Kurt and Gary...I have the 1400mm Corsair. I sheared off the small perpendicular shaft that causes the shaft to rotate. I am such a cheapskate, I dont want to lay out $50+ for a new set of retracts, so am looking for a way to remake/replace the strut shaft. Any suggestions?

P.S. I hope FMS is monitoring this and sees many of us REALLY want the rotating versions for our Corsairs!
Thanks in advance,
Alan
Oct 10, 2012, 04:36 PM
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where is the best place to order fms products and where online could I find these retracts when they go on sale?
Oct 29, 2012, 05:21 PM
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No word on release yet Gary?
Oct 29, 2012, 06:53 PM
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No word on release yet Gary?
Yeh what's the latest. Send me pair or 3 actually. I'll put them in the T28 as my 514's have been acting up.
Oct 30, 2012, 11:24 AM
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No word on release yet Gary?
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Yeh what's the latest. Send me pair or 3 actually. I'll put them in the T28 as my 514's have been acting up.
I haven't heard anything back yet? I am hoping they have taken my suggestion on making the mounting flanges suitable for drop-in replacements for the PZ-V2 and 514s into consideration. Hopefully that is what might be taking so long?

Gary
Oct 30, 2012, 10:40 PM
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Rotating?
???
Oct 31, 2012, 04:36 PM
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Is there another source in th US for the 514 size retracts ? I placed a HK order last week and forgot to order a couple. I think I have one that needs replaced... Would like to find one in the US..
Oct 31, 2012, 04:46 PM
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Looking at PW-RC for retracts with metal trunions and am confused. Seems like these 2 have the same specs but Phils is a 3mm shaft and HK is 5mm.

I need the 5 mm. When I look around at Phils website I can find the 5mm shaft retract but its much larger retract than the 514's ?????

http://www.pw-rc.com/product_info.ph...6d774af2764caa

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=14838
Oct 31, 2012, 07:26 PM
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Oct 31, 2012, 07:32 PM
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???
Not sure, but I think he is asking about a 90 rotating version for the Corsair?

Gary
Oct 31, 2012, 07:41 PM
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Looking at PW-RC for retracts with metal trunions and am confused. Seems like these 2 have the same specs but Phils is a 3mm shaft and HK is 5mm.

I need the 5 mm. When I look around at Phils website I can find the 5mm shaft retract but its much larger retract than the 514's ?????

http://www.pw-rc.com/product_info.ph...6d774af2764caa

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=14838
I hate to say it, but Phillip's listing for the PZ's is a bit confusing? His "Large" IS the 514s, the "Regular" is the 312s. But, one advantage he offers is his comes with the metal trunnions whereas I'm not sure about the HK 514s?

He also has the larger PZ-V2s as well.

Gary
Oct 31, 2012, 07:57 PM
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Not sure, but I think he is asking about a 90 rotating version for the Corsair?

Gary
Think he was Q: himself, lol! same poster same quoter.
Oct 31, 2012, 08:16 PM
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Think he was Q: himself, lol! same poster same quoter.
Yes I was quoting my self. same question same no answer.

90 degrees ok 95 better 100 even better especially for grass fields

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