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Old 04-21-2009, 04:21 PM
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Default Throw meter in percents

I have been told that there are plans for making a throw meter in percents here on RCU, but I haven't had any luck finding it. Has anyone seen one?

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Old 04-21-2009, 08:11 PM
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I make up my own but in degrees, I think that's what you mean. I always make up lefts and rights. At the field I loan them out and after someone uses them once they just have to have some, I get ten beans apiece for them or will trade for a new OS type F plug. Very easy to make, I have posted photos over the years here on RCU.
Old 04-21-2009, 08:18 PM
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Hey what an idea, make me one that translates to JR radios % of travel!
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Get a FUTABA!!! How many percents of throw do you have in that elevator anyway??
Old 04-21-2009, 09:31 PM
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Hey Gray Beard - - all of 'em!
Old 04-22-2009, 11:24 AM
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Hey Gray Beard - - all of 'em!
Thems a lot more percents then I can handle!!! Joking aside, Central Hobbies sells a couple of different degree meters, the clip on type is the one you see most the time and they are very good meters, I have tried to make some like the units they sell, mine work but are ugly, friends don't let friends use ugly meters!! Can't help myself!! The $25.00 price is a bit much for me. The ones I make just sit on the stab or wing and the pointer rides on the control surface. They work very well too. I think Central sets up there planes throws at 12 and 18 degrees, I set up my own planes at 8 and 10. When I set up my throws I set my linkage to get as close to 100% servo movement as I can, sometimes a little more, sometimes a little less. How was that Mike?? You can see from my set up I'm a chicken!!!!
Old 04-22-2009, 06:42 PM
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That don't make you no chicken.
Just cause you set up for more throw doesn't mean you have to use it.
That's why it's called digital proportional!
That's also why JR rules - cause it says "Propo" right on it!
Fubar don't say that on it so it must not be, right?

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