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#1 Zippity

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Posted 07 June 2016 - 05:21 PM

I thought it was time to go through my collection of G12 and S16D armatures with a view to getting them balanced and prepped for a new life.

 

Gave them all a comm true and stack polish.

 

Noticed this on one of my PS G12 armatures.

 

Comm1.jpg

 

Comm2.jpg

 

The third comm segment is fine.

 

Should I persevere, or is it time to say bye bye to an old friend?






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Posted 07 June 2016 - 05:30 PM

Here's another arm  :(

 

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Posted 07 June 2016 - 05:57 PM

I guess this is my answer to when coms get too thin :D

 

I might try and run them just to see what happens but thats me ;)

https://www.youtube....h?v=-_kwXNVCaxY

 

 

 

If you have a mic handy could you measure them before you say your goodbyes ;)


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Posted 07 June 2016 - 09:26 PM

They're toast.


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Posted 08 June 2016 - 12:01 PM

I think YOU got your money's Worth out of those arms.......Zip !!

I let the smoke out of the wires long before the com looks like that .......

 

GAV 


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Posted 10 June 2016 - 01:08 PM

Put in a drag car and let it blow up in combat.  Better to die in battle than gather dust in the fishing anchor box.


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Posted 10 June 2016 - 03:35 PM

      :on_the_quiet2: "Naaah...  Don't worry, that'll "buff out"!  :laugh2: 


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Posted 07 July 2016 - 03:00 AM

Solder a Christmas ornament hook to the end of the shaft at the comm end at hang it (them) on your tree next December. :laugh2:


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Posted 08 July 2016 - 04:00 PM

I've actually run a few that were close to the second pic.I even qualified pretty well although I didnt dare race with it.


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Posted 08 July 2016 - 04:27 PM

Say goodbye.  But before you go, measure so you have an idea where you may be with others.  I'd say you'll find you're close to .180"


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