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02-21-2013 04:37 AM  5 years agoPost 1
Razmo

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Hey Guys,

I'm looking to swap out my gimble springs for a softer feel. I've loosened the tension screws as far as they will go, but still much too stiff. If I could only have the spring tension of my Futaba 9CHP.. what a difference.

Anyhow, if any knows of a softer spring kit or someone who may be capable of swaping out the stiff springs for a softer set, I'm all ears..

Thanks,
Raz

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02-21-2013 04:40 PM  5 years agoPost 2
teamdavey2001

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Century Spring Corp. part #461 is what you want.

Yes the ones it comes with are useless if you want fine control.

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02-21-2013 04:49 PM  5 years agoPost 3
Razmo

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Hey Davey!

This is such great news.. I've been battling this issue for longer than I can recall.

I've noticed Century forces a minimum $40. You wouldn't happen to have an extra set laying around you would want to sell me, would you?

Thanks,
Raz

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02-21-2013 05:05 PM  5 years agoPost 4
sharam

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Try here:

http://www.radiosouthrc.com/thumbnail.asp?cid=154

Scroll down a bit for heavy duty transmitter stick.

I use these in my radios!

Edit: Oops sorry. Just noticed you want to go the other way!

Verba volant, scripta manet

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02-22-2013 01:13 AM  5 years agoPost 5
teamdavey2001

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Raz,

Sorry I have not got any spares - I bought some other stuff and two sets - one for me and one for a friend.

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02-22-2013 02:09 AM  5 years agoPost 6
Razmo

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Thanks Davey! I appreciate the help..

Sharam, the Radio South Springs sounds to be stronger springs. I'm looking for a softer feel than stock. Thinking the Century Spring may be the way to go here.. Just wish they sold them in pairs or something..

Raz

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02-22-2013 02:25 AM  5 years agoPost 7
Razmo

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I went ahead and placed an order. They forced me to purchase 28 springs.. If any one needs any, you know where to find me..

Thanks Guys!
Raz

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