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Old 02-24-2008, 11:04 AM
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I was into R/C back in the late 60's, mostly sport flying and some pattern. Now that I'm retired and have the time, I'm considering getting back into building and flying again. My last radio was a Kraft Series 70 Single-Stick, with the rudder controlled by a self-centering knob on top of the aileron/elevator stick. Throttle was operated by a slide control on the right side of the transmitter case. This configuration did much to improve my flying and felt very natural. Is this configuration ancient history, or does someone still offer it?

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Old 02-24-2008, 11:47 AM
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Greg;
No one offers single stick anymore...that is pretty much about it..

The reasonably new ones bring a pretty high price on the *bay....since there are some who really like to fly this mode.

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

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Old 02-24-2008, 11:57 AM
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Greg,

I was in the same situation that you are in with single stick radios. I am left handed and I used to fly a Kraft 7C single stick with a tray.

I came across a single stick gimble from Marv Jensen of Jensen Jet Models. I converted a futaba 6-channel 6EXAP to single stick.
I had to change the mode of the transmitter to mode 3 to get the throttle on the right gimble and I replaced the left gimble with the 3 axis single stick gimble. It works great and I am very comfortable flying again.

Marv Jensen also builds ss Transmitters.

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Old 02-24-2008, 05:21 PM
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http://www.jensenjetmodels.com/id30.htm
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Old 02-26-2008, 09:08 AM
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Default RE: No single-stick radios?

The other option is to purchase a used Ace or Kraft SS radio and use as is (if AMA Gold stickered) or gut it and install a modern radio's guts. I have an old Kraft Series 79 SS.
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Old 03-01-2008, 11:54 PM
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I have 2 of these radios if you would like to purchase one let me know. Capt Winters
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Old 03-03-2008, 07:47 PM
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Another vote for Jensen Jet Models - they make great stuff and Marv's a swell guy to deal with!

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Hello there if you are interested in a SS I have about 6 or so Email me with your contact info and we can talk, Thanks Mike
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I have a 7 channel Kraft series 80
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