3.5 turn sail servo

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3.5 turn sail servo

Joined: 09 Nov 2014, 13:58

14 Nov 2014, 17:08 #1

Thinking of using a 3.5 turn drum sail winch but it will need to turn less than this to suit my sheeting arrangement. So how do i do this ? is it with the transmitter, if so how and what make. Or what !!!
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Joined: 27 May 2014, 05:58

18 Nov 2014, 05:11 #2

Hi
Yes you can limit your winch on the 2.4ghz transmitters but dialing down the amount of movement, check out hobby kings web site.
How is your build going?

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Russell
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Joined: 06 Sep 2012, 08:19

20 Nov 2014, 16:08 #3

Not all transmitters can vary the end points of servos. e.g. Planet 5 can't. In this case you can use a servo stretcher which fits between the receiver and the servo and can decrease,or increase the throw of any servo.
I have one in my IOM to reduce the winch turns from about 7 to 3 They are inexpensive and small and lightweight.
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Joined: 09 Nov 2014, 13:58

21 Nov 2014, 14:21 #4

Thank you for your inputs and is a servo stretcher the same as a servo scaler ?
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Joined: 06 Sep 2012, 08:19

24 Nov 2014, 16:31 #5

Keith Hobbs wrote:Thank you for your inputs and is a servo stretcher the same as a servo scaler ?
Yes it is, it just depends on who makes it.
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Joined: 09 Nov 2014, 13:58

27 Nov 2014, 17:37 #6

As a cosmetic touch I would like to have a paint scheme using different colours above and below the waterline, so what is the best way to determine the water line any ideas.
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