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Hoov330
 Post subject: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Sun Jan 02, 2011 11:00 pm 
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Does anyone have any idea were to find a linear actuator other than the ones from Ray Allen. I need one for Aileron trim I am installing. If there are any other applications let me know.

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Hoov330
 Post subject: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2011 2:49 pm 
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Dick,
Do you have one of these, if so did you purchase the pc board with it and how did you attach to Aileron

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Rich Brazell
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2011 5:26 pm 
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2 for the price of 1 Ray Allen, is indeed a good deal and they look to be much smaller ? The prices for the RAC servos have certainly gone up over the years (supply and demand). Nice write up on the Vans site.

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Hoov330
 Post subject: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Wed Jan 05, 2011 7:27 pm 
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Thank you everyone I ordered one up from frugelli today. They have a 3 week back order but when it comes in I will let you know how it does

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Rich Brazell
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 05, 2011 9:45 pm 
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A detailed write-up with pics of the install would be appreciated. [:D] I don't think a Thorp has one of these little buggers installed [?] I know there is a Scott that likes to keeps his $$$ close to his twins and would appreciate the info. ! [:p]


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Derek Fritschle
 Post subject: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 3:59 pm 
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Would anyone be willing to share which Firgelli linear actuator they are using for aileron trim?

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leewwalton
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 4:04 pm 
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Derek,
Looks like this one may do the trick.

http://store.firgelli.com/pq12-s-linear-actuato12.html

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Derek Fritschle
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 4:33 pm 
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Thanks for the speedy response Lee! Actuator is ordered.

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James Grahn
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:51 pm 
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Lee,
Did you use the 30:1 ratio?

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leewwalton
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2011 6:08 am 
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I haven't used it yet but I don't see any reason why the 30:1 wouldn't work just fine. I'm getting ready to order one so if you can hang I'm there I'll let you know for sure.

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Jeff Blanton
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:56 am 
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I just ordered one for my plane. Standard UPS shipping was $25.00. Make sure to pick First class mail for $9.50. I will try and do a build log when I get it. I will need all the suggestions I can get.

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Derek Fritschle
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 25, 2011 6:12 pm 
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Hey guys,
Finally received PQ12 linear actuator from Firgelli after a two and a half week wait (turns out some of their products are made to order) They are tiny little buggars! I chose the 63:1 ratio for mine and after testing it I wish I would have ordered the slower one. It takes less than 2 seconds to travel stop to stop.

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Rich Brazell
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 6:33 am 
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Sounds like it may be a tab bit too fast ? I know RAC makes a speed controller (adjustable) that you can install for their units, so if need be you might be able to install a similar type speed control unit for this servo ?

RB


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leewwalton
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 6:57 am 
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Derek, I'd just return it for the 30:1. Measure it so that you can continue working on the aileron though!

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Derek Fritschle
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:10 am 
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I think I wiLl return it. However, wouldn't the 30:1 be faster then 63:1?

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