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  • Gato Subdriver Servos.

    G/day hope I can get some help when I use the throttle in forward or reverse two of the servos operate as well any help would be appreciated.

  • #2
    Is there any 'mixing' between channels on your transmitter going on?

    David
    "... well, that takes care of Jorgenson's theory!"

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    • #3
      Thanks David I shall check my transmitter. Graham

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      • #4
        Originally posted by gra View Post
        Thanks David I shall check my transmitter. Graham
        Keep us informed on this, we'll do our best to talk you through this issue. One thought just hit me: is your transmitter in Helicopter or Airplane mode?

        David
        "... well, that takes care of Jorgenson's theory!"

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        • #5
          Hi David problem fixed transmitter was in Helicopter mode thanks for help.Can you give me some advise on the following.1 Can I use a 3s Lipo with the Gato or should I stay with a 2s Lipo.2 Can you give me an approximate weight for the Gato ballast. Thanks once again. Graham

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          • #6
            Originally posted by gra View Post
            Hi David problem fixed transmitter was in Helicopter mode thanks for help.Can you give me some advise on the following.1 Can I use a 3s Lipo with the Gato or should I stay with a 2s Lipo.2 Can you give me an approximate weight for the Gato ballast. Thanks once again. Graham
            See! Even a broken clock is right twice a day.

            Those motors are rated for 12-volts, so go with the three-cell battery. About 1.5 lbs of lead.
            "... well, that takes care of Jorgenson's theory!"

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            • #7
              David the membrane on top of the ballast tank is leaking air bubbles every 2 seconds or so also two of the screws in the internal bulkhead at the battery end are leaking air .Can you advise fix please.Have also replaced three of the four seals at push rod end lucky I had some spare seals. Graham.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by gra View Post
                David the membrane on top of the ballast tank is leaking air bubbles every 2 seconds or so also two of the screws in the internal bulkhead at the battery end are leaking air .Can you advise fix please.Have also replaced three of the four seals at push rod end lucky I had some spare seals. Graham.
                Are you applying a drop of oil to the rubber seal of the vent valve (membrane) during your pre-mission checks-operations? If that is not the problem, then move the two wheel-collars on the ballast servo pushrode aft about 1/16".

                back off the offending screws about 1/4", place a dab of RTV adhesive-gasket maker under the screw head and tighten back down .... NOT TOO TIGHT!

                David
                "... well, that takes care of Jorgenson's theory!"

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                • #9
                  Thanks David oil and RTV have solved problem. Graham

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                  • #10
                    David trying to setup ballast which is fun now another pushrod seal is leaking and will have to be replaced I have now had to replace all four seals have we a problem. I am particularly careful when installing push rods to seals very frustrating. Graham

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by gra View Post
                      David trying to setup ballast which is fun now another pushrod seal is leaking and will have to be replaced I have now had to replace all four seals have we a problem. I am particularly careful when installing push rods to seals very frustrating. Graham
                      Damn! Indeed, we have a problem. Send me your mailing address and I'll send you some more seals, Graham.

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                      "... well, that takes care of Jorgenson's theory!"

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                      • #12
                        Thanks David I have emailed my address. Graham

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by gra View Post
                          Thanks David I have emailed my address. Graham
                          Got it, Graham. Will get them out next week.

                          David
                          "... well, that takes care of Jorgenson's theory!"

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                          • #14
                            Hi David you were going to send me some pushrod seals I may need them thanks Graham.

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