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03-26-2017 06:44 PM  19 months agoPost 1
Richardmid1

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Does Mikado offer a metal boom clamp? If not what is the boom diameter on the 550sx?

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03-26-2017 06:53 PM  19 months agoPost 2
co_rotorhead

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550 SX boom diameter is 22mm.

I don't think they make a metal clamp though.

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03-26-2017 06:56 PM  19 months agoPost 3
cudaboy_71

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I had a black and a silver one for my 600 from quick UK. It looked nicer than stock if you weren't running the horizontal stabilizer.

Edit: but, I guess that's 25mm. Sorry

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03-27-2017 08:22 AM  19 months agoPost 4
Richardmid1

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Thanks guys. Aligns is 21.5mm and I have various half round files!

The Logo would definitely benefit from a more solid clamp. The boom supports are solid at the frame and they've gone to the trouble of using ball joints to keep the supports straight but it's just let down by the flex in the boom clamp!

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03-27-2017 08:27 AM  19 months agoPost 5
Richardmid1

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Ah I've just found out Synergy n5 boom is 22mm also!

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03-29-2017 10:41 AM  19 months agoPost 6
Richardmid1

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So I found a Lynx Align upgrade boom clamp in my box of bits which is 21.5mm but as it is a one piece clamp you can easily open it up to 22mm with your fingers. I then got Trex 550 boom supports which are the same length and bolted them on (Align logo facing inwards! ).

Anyway im now running 2400-2500 rpm (15T pinion @ 100% flat throttle instead of the measly governed 2100rpm with the stock pinion) without lowering the tail gain!

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