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Jan 11, 2003, 10:42 PM
skunkybeast
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12V Starter?


Why should I go out and buy a 12v starter,battery, and extension for my
rapter 30 w/ a tt36, when Ive got a 18V cordless drill with a 6mm socket on
an extension ?
Is there really a difference?

thanx, chris


Jan 12, 2003, 03:12 AM
No Kraut, just me
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Re: 12V Starter?


Because you are going to tear the ass out of your chopper?
Your choice
Al :-)


"skunkybeast" <chriscyr@adelphia.net> wrote in message
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> Why should I go out and buy a 12v starter,battery, and extension for my
> rapter 30 w/ a tt36, when Ive got a 18V cordless drill with a 6mm socket

on
> an extension ?
> Is there really a difference?
>
> thanx, chris
>
>



Jan 12, 2003, 04:32 AM
Philip Martin
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"No Kraut, just me" <hheck@optusnet.com.au> wrote in message
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> Because you are going to tear the ass out of your chopper?
> Your choice
> Al :-)
>

Why?

I wouldnt mind betting that the 12v starter has a damm sight more torque
than the battery drill (which may also have speed control). The only
advantage in the 12v motor may be the use of a one way starter shaft, but
then there are a load of peeps that don't use them either!.

Phil Martin.



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Jan 12, 2003, 05:42 AM
Josh Haigh
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Re: 12V Starter?


Its easy to stop a 12v motor from starting but you try and stop an 18v
drill starting and then figure out what it will do to a hydro locked
engine.

Josh


>>

>Why?
>
>I wouldnt mind betting that the 12v starter has a damm sight more torque
>than the battery drill (which may also have speed control). The only
>advantage in the 12v motor may be the use of a one way starter shaft, but
>then there are a load of peeps that don't use them either!.
>
>Phil Martin.


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Jan 12, 2003, 05:53 AM
Dooley
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Re: 12V Starter?


If his drill has torque settings then this would not be a problem.

Dooley

"Josh Haigh" <josh@theNOSPAMhaigh.demon.co.uk> wrote in message
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>
> Its easy to stop a 12v motor from starting but you try and stop an 18v
> drill starting and then figure out what it will do to a hydro locked
> engine.
>
> Josh
>
>
> >>

> >Why?
> >
> >I wouldnt mind betting that the 12v starter has a damm sight more torque
> >than the battery drill (which may also have speed control). The only
> >advantage in the 12v motor may be the use of a one way starter shaft, but
> >then there are a load of peeps that don't use them either!.
> >
> >Phil Martin.

>
> --
> Josh Haigh Member of the Calderdale Model Aircraft Club
> http://www.thehaigh.demon.co.uk (updated 02/02/2002)



Jan 12, 2003, 06:32 PM
Carl Farrington
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Re: 12V Starter?


You're in a bloody expensive hobby. a 12v gel cell doesn't cost much,
neither does the starter & shaft. In the grand scheme of things, they're
going to be with you for rather a long time, and so the value is good.

"Dooley" <mr.black@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
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> If his drill has torque settings then this would not be a problem.
>
> Dooley
>
> "Josh Haigh" <josh@theNOSPAMhaigh.demon.co.uk> wrote in message
> news:5kezTsCBOUI+EwFd@thehaigh.demon.co.uk...
> >
> > Its easy to stop a 12v motor from starting but you try and stop an 18v
> > drill starting and then figure out what it will do to a hydro locked
> > engine.
> >
> > Josh
> >
> >
> > >>
> > >Why?
> > >
> > >I wouldnt mind betting that the 12v starter has a damm sight more

torque
> > >than the battery drill (which may also have speed control). The only
> > >advantage in the 12v motor may be the use of a one way starter shaft,

but
> > >then there are a load of peeps that don't use them either!.
> > >
> > >Phil Martin.

> >
> > --
> > Josh Haigh Member of the Calderdale Model Aircraft Club
> > http://www.thehaigh.demon.co.uk (updated 02/02/2002)

>
>



Jan 12, 2003, 07:12 PM
Steve S.
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Re: 12V Starter?


My Craftsman 600 RPM drill doesn't spin fast enough to start my Rappy
..36 engine.

Steve

skunkybeast wrote:
> Why should I go out and buy a 12v starter,battery, and extension for my
> rapter 30 w/ a tt36, when Ive got a 18V cordless drill with a 6mm socket on
> an extension ?
> Is there really a difference?
>
> thanx, chris
>
>


Jan 14, 2003, 06:02 AM
Beav
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Re: 12V Starter?


"skunkybeast" <chriscyr@adelphia.net> wrote in message
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> thanks all,
>
> anyone know of a good starter cheap?


There's no such beast. Get a cheap one and you'll get another in a very
short time. Get a good one (Sullivan) and it'll serve you well for the next
20 years. My own Sullivan is at least 15 years old and probably longer. It
starts EVERY heli I've ever had and most other people's at the field when
their crappy starters won't even LOOK at their motors.

The difference in price between a cheap thing and a Sullivan isn't that much
either, so it's definitely false economy to get cheap in this instance.


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Jan 14, 2003, 07:52 AM
No Kraut, just me
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Re: 12V Starter?


Yep
Get a Sullivan Dynatron
Al :-)



"Beav" <beavis.original@ntloxoworld.com> wrote in message
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>
> "skunkybeast" <chriscyr@adelphia.net> wrote in message
> news:55HU9.82795$VA5.12331073@news1.news.adelphia. net...
> > thanks all,
> >
> > anyone know of a good starter cheap?

>
> There's no such beast. Get a cheap one and you'll get another in a very
> short time. Get a good one (Sullivan) and it'll serve you well for the

next
> 20 years. My own Sullivan is at least 15 years old and probably longer. It
> starts EVERY heli I've ever had and most other people's at the field when
> their crappy starters won't even LOOK at their motors.
>
> The difference in price between a cheap thing and a Sullivan isn't that

much
> either, so it's definitely false economy to get cheap in this instance.
>
>
> --
> Beav
>
>
> Please note my E-mail address is "beavis dot original at ntlworld dot com"
> (with the obvious changes)
>
> Beavisland now lives at
> www.beavisoriginal.co.uk
>
>





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