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8U Stick Tension

Old 01-13-2003, 01:24 PM
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Default 8U Stick Tension

I am really unhappy with the limp sticks on my 8Us. When I sent one of them back to Hobby Services for a checkup, I had them put in the "heavy duty" springs, but I dont feel much difference. Has anybody succeeded in getting a really stiff feel for this tx? I would like it to feel like my old 6NFK Futabas.
Old 01-13-2003, 03:16 PM
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seems like i read in manual that they are adjustable....any1 know for sure? am at work now....
Old 01-13-2003, 10:59 PM
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Default 8U Stick Tension

Yes they are adjustable in the back of the transmitter. There is three screws you can use to increase or decrease the tension with. I still could not get the tension tight enough so I bought some stiffer springs from Radio South. They sell for $1.75 each. These springs are stronger then the stronger ones from futaba. They are a little fiddley to install. Radio South will also install them for you.
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I have been very happy with mine.
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Ditto on the Stiffer springs from Radio South. I put a set in my Futaba and they are super. But I think they cost more than $1.75 anyway they are worth it. Pete

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