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Feb 15, 2017, 01:51 PM
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Frsky X8R Antenna Replacement


I have had some difficulty replacing the stock Frsky antennas on the X8R receivers. There is some yellowish-brown cement holding the snap-on ends of the antennas. I spoke with the distributor about how to remove the cement without damaging the board. They recommended denatured alcohol. This does not seem to work. I don't want to use heat either. Unless the cement is completely removed it's difficult to snap on the long replacement antennas. I want to route the long antennas away from internal noise on my larger aircraft. Any thoughts.
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Feb 15, 2017, 02:24 PM
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Carefully scrape the cement with a hobby knife.

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Feb 15, 2017, 03:35 PM
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Last edited by Oxford Circus; Jul 05, 2017 at 11:16 AM.
Feb 15, 2017, 04:36 PM
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Thanks all. I'll se what I have. Maybe others will have a specific thing they use.
Feb 21, 2017, 08:36 AM
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Xylene seems to be the best for removing the cement.


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