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Old 11-25-2016, 09:44 AM
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Hi all,
It seems that Futaba, in their overwhelming intelligence, has discontinued the venerable (and trusty) Futaba R168DF 75Mhz receiver. I have used these receivers in virtually every surface car, ship, submarine I own. Very reliable and trustworthy. For a surface ship or car no big deal, I can use a 2.4Ghz. Subs, as we all know are a different breed. What the heck are we supposed to do now? Anybody got any ideas?

Any input is welcome....
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Old 11-25-2016, 11:37 AM
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75MHz is becoming a second hand product. There are some sites still selling recovers, but it is getting rare! eBay is your friend!
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Old 11-25-2016, 12:04 PM
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Buy 2.4s and have them retuned to 75
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That will not work. You can verify from this place http://www.radiosouthrc.com
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Old 11-26-2016, 02:54 PM
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Yeah, I didn't think that a 2.4 could be converted to a 75Mhz receiver...if it were that easy everybody would be doing it. Thanks for the info on the radio repair. Our only option may be to have 72 Mhz retuned to 75Mhz.
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Yes that will work.. 72MHz Candice be retuned to 75
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