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Old 08-29-2006, 12:01 PM
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I have a Futaba FP-T8uaf that has the LCD display going bad. Can the LCD be replaced in this model? The radio is otherwise perfect.
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Old 01-12-2007, 07:23 PM
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Default RE: Futaba 8U repair question

Contact Radio South. They may be able to help you. The owner, Tony, is a great guy.
Here's the site:
http://www.radiosouthrc.com/
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Old 01-13-2007, 12:17 PM
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Old 05-22-2007, 05:32 PM
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Bob,

Please post your findings from Radio South as I am interested in their comments on this.

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Old 05-23-2007, 12:15 PM
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Default RE: Futaba 8U repair question

You can send it to Hobby Services in Illinois:
http://www.futaba-rc.com/service.html
Or, Dumond RC in Texas:
http://www.dumondrc.com
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Old 05-24-2007, 04:55 PM
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Default RE: Futaba 8U repair question

Hobby Services (Futaba) doesn't support this radio any longer. They will just tell you to go to Radio South or other. Dumond also has a posting on his site that he is currently not accepting any work due to health problems. He hopes to return in the future.(dated March 2007)
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Old 05-25-2007, 11:52 AM
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Default RE: Futaba 8U repair question

I know the 8U is old, but it's not on Futaba's list of "non-serviceable items"
http://www.futaba-rc.com/no-service.html
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Old 05-27-2007, 10:41 PM
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Default RE: Futaba 8U repair question

You're right Carrell, I thought I saw it there before. I still recommend a phone call before shipping to make sure.

Edit note: He's probably done something by now. He made the post in January and hasn't logged on since any of our replies.
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