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Old 03-26-2007, 02:55 PM
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Default radio/controller/transmitter/wat ever u want to call it

my bro drove my car and turned wheel too hard and it broke.i cant controll anything now, not even the throttle. i know i need to replace it but do i also have to replace the receiver if i replace the controller.im assuming so but i just need to know.well i got to go turkey scoutin so i might reply a little late .







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Old 03-26-2007, 03:13 PM
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dude thats crazy, it happened to me to lol, but u can get a controler from redcat then put the frequency chip from old to new and ur good to go.
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Old 03-26-2007, 03:15 PM
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k thank you so much.i can fix all the stuff i need over spring break.do u know how much they cost?
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Old 03-26-2007, 03:16 PM
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luckily i know how to fix it now or id kill him.and right before this he almost ran it into a tree.theres no way im letting him drive it again.
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Old 03-26-2007, 03:18 PM
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lol howd u fix urs?
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Old 03-26-2007, 03:28 PM
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i didnt fix it. u just told me how to though
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Old 03-26-2007, 03:34 PM
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o i had to read ur post twice to realize wut i said lol sorry
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so is that not how u fix it or u read the last part wrong
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id just get a good controller set acoms lol its better than them redcat ones lol
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so i get a better controller and wat else do i need to run it?
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well its just all the radio gear then lol. when i swapped my controller i got better servo horns as well so it works well now.however the servo horns were not verry good at all(the stock).
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im confused
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How high can you fly an airplane with that broken transmiter? [&:] now thats confused <---------------------me [sm=lol.gif]
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Old 03-26-2007, 05:21 PM
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??????wat the heck.
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im confused
as well lol
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Default RE: radio/controller/transmitter/wat ever u want to call it

You basically have these components:

1. Transmitter (pistol grip controller)
2. Receiver (small box with antenna wire)
3. 2 Crystals - one for each the transmitter and the receiver
4. 2 Servos - one for the throttle/brake and one for the steering
6. Battery pack for the receiver

I recently snapped the wire off of my receiver box after soldering on a single piece of CAT-5 cable and will be likely ordering a whole new radio system so that I can get a better receiver, transmitter, and servos.

Depending upon what you broke, you can replace components individually, as in my case I could shop around and find a replacement 2 channel AM 27mhz receiver and use it as long as I removed the crystal from my stock one and installed it into the new one.

Hopefully that helps, here is a good upgrade for the entire system - http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...I=LXEDP1**&P=K

If you look under "Includes" you can see all of the components that you get.
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Old 03-27-2007, 06:49 AM
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cant i just do wat fiecatsp80 said. its not like i run it all the time. the redcat one worked fine for me.
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Yeah you can ... is it the transmitter or the receiver?
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Old 03-27-2007, 02:52 PM
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the transmitter. the little wheel got turned to the right too far.its broke
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I do believe if you open the controller/transmitter up, you can get the crystal out of it.

Hey, if you are interested I have a stock transmitter available ... I just purchased a Futaba 2PH transmitter, receiver, S3003 servo, and a JR Z650MG servo.
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Old 03-28-2007, 02:44 PM
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would that be the one that comes with a redcat racing tornado
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you dont need to open the transmitter up to get the crystal out, its in the front top of it, with a number like 27.125 on it, just pull that out and there is your crystal
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ok so i get new controller and switch crystals from old to new?
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thats it, you just have to make sure your new controller is the same mhz as your old one if you want to use the old crystals, like 27 or 75 mhz
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is the crystal the chip thing or under that.i might post a picture if i can.i mean chip as in the big green thing with metal electronic stuff on it.
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