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What do you do after a crash to your reciever?

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Old 06-01-2003, 09:31 PM
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Default What do you do after a crash to your reciever?

I know most of us have had a crash in our lifetime.
What do most if you do with the equipment after a crash.

Engines and servos I think you know if they are god or not.
but radios are a bit scary...

1)Do you trash the battery and receiver?
2) Send the receiver in for service?
3) Get a new receiver?
I have noticed a lot of guys sell the receiver and buy new one after a crash.

Kinda seems to me unless you have a very expensive receiver its better too just get a new replacement. Cheaper I mean
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Old 06-02-2003, 09:34 AM
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Default What do you do after a crash to your reciever?

Check it and see if it still works. Then do a range check. After this, Place it on a dremel vibrating saw ( while on and connected to a servo) to make sure there are no vibration problems caused by the crash. Then install in an old plane and fly ( before putting in your new pride and joy) If all of this checks Ok, then you will not have any problems flying it!
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Old 06-02-2003, 10:02 AM
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Default What do you do after a crash to your reciever?

I always replace the crystal (they're scarily fragile) and then range check everything, preferably with the motor running. If it's o.k. I carry on using it.

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Old 06-02-2003, 01:17 PM
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As stated, I test it well, then continue to use it. If you protect it in the plane, it will more than likely be fine.
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