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    control throws

    Whats the best way to measure control throws in degrees? Just a plane old protractor or do they make something better or easier?
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    RE: control throws

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    RE: control throws

    Even cheaper... I mean less cost... is this one:

    http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXK260&P=ML

    I just don't know if it does it in degrees or not.

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    RE: control throws

    That one works well... but it doesn't allow for setting up higher 3d throws....
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    RE: control throws

    Heres one that is simple and measures in degrees
    http://www.centralhobbies.com/Tools/tool1.html#THROW
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    RE: control throws

    I use a simple tool that has been around for many years. It's called a Ruler.
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    RE: control throws

    but then you have to use that pesky trigonometry to figure out the degrees.....[:-]
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