Receiver and Controller

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Receiver and Controller

dagide91
Joined: 11 May 2017, 16:19

11 May 2017, 16:21 #1

Hi all,
I'm building my first RC sailboat model (RS75); I'm stuck trying to find a suitable receiver + controller...
I found this: https://www.banggood.com/FlySky-FS-i6-2 ... rehouse=EU but I don't know if it's ok for a boat. What do you think?

Where can I find suitable and cheap radio hardware (possibly shipping from europe)?
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racingSparrow
Site Admin
Joined: 06 Sep 2012, 03:27

11 May 2017, 19:34 #2

There are loads of options available. You only need 2 channels.

here's a really cheap sets:
https://hobbyking.com/en_us/radios-rece ... rder=price

I've flown gliders and it's good to have a really accurate expensive transmitter but the sail boats it's not as important in my opinion.

I've bought lots of servos from hobby king in the past. great website.

Bryn.
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dagide91
Joined: 11 May 2017, 16:19

12 May 2017, 08:01 #3

racingSparrow wrote:There are loads of options available. You only need 2 channels.

here's a really cheap sets:
<a class="vglnk" href="https://hobbyking.com/en_us/radios-rece ... rder=price" rel="nofollow"><span>https</span><span>://</span><span>hobbyking</span><span>.</span><span>com</span><span>/</span><span>en</span><span>_</span><span>us</span><span>/</span><span>radios</span><span>-</span><span>receivers</span><span>-</span><span>1</span><span>/</span><span>complete</span><span>-</span><span>systems</span><span>.</span><span>html</span><span>?___</span><span>store</span><span>=</span><span>en</span><span>_</span><span>us</span><span>&</span><span>dir</span><span>=</span><span>asc</span><span>&</span><span>order</span><span>=</span><span>price</span></a>

I've flown gliders and it's good to have a really accurate expensive transmitter but the sail boats it's not as important in my opinion.

I've bought lots of servos from hobby king in the past. great website.

Bryn.
Really awesome website, I've found there all I need. Thank you Bryan
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dagide91
Joined: 11 May 2017, 16:19

18 May 2017, 14:21 #4

I also can't find the rudder pin plate.. The most look-like thing I found on hobbyking is this: https://hobbyking.com/en_us/water-rudde ... loats.html

Can you please help me again?
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exrhodie
Joined: 28 Oct 2012, 11:48

19 May 2017, 11:24 #5

Hi, I don't know where you live as there is no indication, but if you are in Britain you cannot go wrong with Cornwall model boats. http://www.cornwallmodelboats.co.uk/cgi ... 1_21MA3064

Their selection is fantastic and they are very helpful and their delivery service is really good. This is the type of rudder that I used on my 750. Best wishes and good luck.
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dagide91
Joined: 11 May 2017, 16:19

20 May 2017, 09:46 #6

exrhodie wrote:Hi, I don't know where you live as there is no indication, but if you are in Britain you cannot go wrong with Cornwall model boats. http://www.cornwallmodelboats.co.uk/cgi ... 1_21MA3064

Their selection is fantastic and they are very helpful and their delivery service is really good. This is the type of rudder that I used on my 750. Best wishes and good luck.
Great, I found the same model on ebay with shipping to Italy; my main problem is that I can't find things correctly because I can't find the right name in English.

Thank you to both of you, my boat will sail soon :)
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dagide91
Joined: 11 May 2017, 16:19

29 Jun 2017, 09:36 #7

Just an update, thanks to your help my RS (and also my Mini65.0 experiment) is taking shape!



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