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03-06-2008 04:17 AM  10 years agoPost 1
miller12083

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I know this is a stupid question but i am new to helis i was wondering what is the best way to take off the balls and reinstall them back into the servo horns. I am switching servos and i dont want to screw anything up.

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03-06-2008 12:44 PM  10 years agoPost 2
skigolfmike

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Ball link pliers

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03-06-2008 01:30 PM  10 years agoPost 3
nappyroots2182

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if your talking about the metal ball a hex driver in the ball and i use needle nose pliers on the nut since they are not very tight. use CA or locktight on the nut when reinstalling

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03-06-2008 03:38 PM  10 years agoPost 4
tonyn

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ball link pliers $hit i just use my finger nails lol.. saves me a trip to my tool box but ball link pliers are the way to go.

Flying

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03-06-2008 03:50 PM  10 years agoPost 5
whirlydude

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There is no such thing as a stupid question when wanting to learn. If one does not ask questions one will not learn. Servo horns come in different shapes and sizes. Some are thicker than others. The thicker ones you can get by with just screwing and unscrewing the ball from the horn. On the thinner ones, it is best to use a screw that you can install a nut on the back to keep it from pulling out. When using a nut on the back it is best to put a little locktite on the end of the threaded bolt. If your using a regular screw without a nut make sure the screw goes all the way through. Be careful not to over tighten! If you strip the threads, then by all means install a threaded bolt with a nut on the back. As for tools, Eflite has a 5 piece driver set, which is pretty handy for micro helis. It includes, 2 phillip screw drivers, 1 regular flat screw driver, and 2 hex nut drivers. (the hex nut drivers are like allen wrench type) I hope this helps. Happy Flyin!

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