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Old 06-29-2003, 12:48 AM
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I have noticed in the Hanger 9 manual for the 1/3 scale Cap 232 that they mount the throttle servo on the engine box within a few inches of the engine with a metal pushrod and clevis. I thought that the servo should be at less 12 in. away with a non metallic pushrod. Are you able to do this on an engine with a magneto type ignition system and not on one with electronic ignition? I am going to use a ZDZ 80 single in mine. Any suggestions or comments would be appreciated.
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Old 06-29-2003, 11:28 AM
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Default Throttle Servo Location And Pushrod On Gas Model

As a rule, you should keep your ignition components 12 or more inches from your receiver electronics. I have seen installations where the servo is on the engine box as well. I would recommend that you either twist the leads or install chokes.
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Old 06-30-2003, 07:01 PM
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Default Throttle Servo Location And Pushrod On Gas Model

If you mount the servo on the engine box use a fiberoptic servo extension. If not mount the servo in the fuselage and run a nonmetallic pushrod to the throttle.
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