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Old Sep 02, 2011, 02:47 AM
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Hi Juanlago,

Topspin applied the C gear one of the EPS power systems listed on this link, http://www.gwsus.com/english/product...eps28-bl15.htm probably you have to contact service@gws.com.tw if Caliber does not carry it. Better to add the 28mm heat sink to the motor for the best performance. GW/EHS-400 http://www.gwsus.com/english/product...eps28-bl15.htm or GWACS021 http://www.gwsus.com/english/product/other/gwacsxxx.htm But you have to work on the heat sink further for fitting the motor better.

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Old Sep 02, 2011, 02:17 PM
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Thanks to you twn Chen. I have the Caliber website and will look for the power system you suggest. I think maybe I can get the same system but I use the heatsink on the EPS-400C for my Estarter and I know what you are saying about the modification.

I will send a Email to the Caliber and ask if they have this power system or they can get one.

Thank you for your help.
Old Sep 04, 2011, 07:44 PM
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It's my pleasure.

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Old Nov 18, 2011, 06:09 AM
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electric retracts


can someone please help me with my p40
i would like to put electric retracts in my gws p40
but what size ??? and where would be the best place to buy them
Old Nov 18, 2011, 09:21 AM
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can someone please help me with my p40
i would like to put electric retracts in my gws p40
but what size ??? and where would be the best place to buy them
Look on hobby king's site and they have Changesun rotating retracts that are about the right size. I've been meaning to do the same to mine but its been backburnered for awhile.

Alan
Old Nov 18, 2011, 09:54 AM
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I got a pair from Ming over at Windrider.com.hk. these are the new version with metal trunions. I can post some pictures later. The work well with the axles from Eflight.
Old Nov 18, 2011, 11:06 AM
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retracts


thanks ill take a look at hk
Old Nov 18, 2011, 01:04 PM
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Ah, yes I used changesun... Rated to 2.5 kilos.
Old Jan 05, 2012, 03:30 AM
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i got a p40 3years ago for my birthday. only just managed to get it home (it was in sweden)
think it should be built in a few weeks. going to the aluminium look using foil tape. got one question though...... does it affect the signal for 2.4ghz when the airframe is cladded in this stuff?
Old Jan 05, 2012, 04:04 AM
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It might be affected by the aluminum foil tape. It's better to have a ground test and a range check to see how far that the Rx antenna(s) need to be kept away from the foil, and do not leave them at inside of fuselage, as the wave might not be able to penetrate the foil. Just my two cents.

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Old Jan 05, 2012, 09:14 AM
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totally agree. antennas need to be on the outside of foil.
Old Jan 08, 2012, 02:49 PM
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maybe il fly this 35mhz and trail the antenna. think 2.4ghz will struggle with a huge mass of aluminium in its way.
Old Jan 08, 2012, 08:36 PM
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i got a p40 3years ago for my birthday. only just managed to get it home (it was in sweden)
think it should be built in a few weeks. going to the aluminium look using foil tape. got one question though...... does it affect the signal for 2.4ghz when the airframe is cladded in this stuff?
It will add to the weight, why not go for aluminum colored paint? This bird is a great flyer, quite a little hotrod really. IMO keeping it as light ad possible would be beneficial.
Old Feb 11, 2012, 05:24 PM
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What does everyone use for a spinner? I tried a dubro one but the back plate was huge and the prop would not fit. Plus the spinner was out of balance right out of the package.

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Old Feb 11, 2012, 05:40 PM
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Tower has a light weight 3" spinner in red, black and yellow. The back plate is aluminium and not quite the right size. The back plate is an odball size, I had to do a lot of sanding to the prop ring to fit right. Not perfect, but it works. The du bro 3" spinner is massive and caused me a lot of torque issues, yes torque, not p-factor.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXEBE6&P=7
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