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Old 05-24-2016, 02:56 PM
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Today I was installing an LED light to turn on with the switch and let me know the aircraft is live. Channel 5 was my only vacant channel so I tested it for voltage by plugging in a servo wire. Power was good but getting the servo connector out from the receiver was not too easy. The servo connector was in a gang of 7 connections. Giving it some thought, I made this handy servo connector extractor. The 2 pinch legs are tapered. The bottom leg is angled back to catch the small tab at the bottom of the connector. The top leg just presses down to hold the connector. A slight pull eases the connector from the receiver. This works with Futaba connectors. Not sure about the other systems out there. Hope this helps.
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Old 05-25-2016, 10:11 AM
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Thanks for sharing ET!
Old 05-30-2016, 11:39 AM
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Damn good idea. Beats thin-nose pliers. Think I'll make one up before I forget.
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Super idea, on my to do list
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Good to know this is helping some.
Old 05-31-2016, 02:25 PM
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I converted a pair of the wife's ole tweezer's.
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Originally Posted by acerc View Post
I converted a pair of the wife's ole tweezer's.
So how is she going to pluck her eyebrows?
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"BUMP"

I finally remembered to make myself two, one is 3" long the other is 5" long.

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