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Old 05-16-2011, 02:02 PM
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Old 05-17-2011, 11:08 AM
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Default RE: Any experience with electric retracts?

Got a set on my TF Mustang 60 size ARF. Work great, no issues. Jerry.
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Jerry,
I read there are vibrations that damage these retracts when you use it on two stroke motors did you notice something like this?
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_10...m.htm#10480070

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Old 05-17-2011, 01:02 PM
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Default RE: Any experience with electric retracts?

We have them on 3 electrics here, a Bonanza, P47, and a Habu they work like a champ.
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I want to put them on a two stroke, that post made me rethink it.
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hmm,thanks for sharing. 
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Default RE: Any experience with electric retracts?

I haven't used the E-Flite retracts but i have used Lado's with outstanding results. i will never use pneumatic or mechanical retracts again unless I have no other choice. The electrics are the way to go in my opinion. The only ones I have had any trouble with came with a cheapo foamie from Nitro Planes. Those were worth exactly what I paid for them: very little.
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  I have them in a PZ p-47 ... Love them . no issuses with them at all   Up ;down all day .  I fly off a hard packed dirt strip , I just check them before I fly that day .  Currently dropping a pair into a H-9 P-47 , with a Saito 100 up front . A little mod was needed , but no big deal .
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My use of these retracts are on a Mustang 60 ARF running electric, not glow/gas. But, I have seen a couple of these 60 size birds running the electric retracts with DLE 20's in them. Jerry.

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