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Re: Couplings

Postby Crazysniper on Fri Jan 02, 2015 3:01 am

Having a problem with vibration on my pt boat using brass and plastic couplings . Came across these on me travels ...
Opinions please

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HOBBYS-HIGH-QUALITY-SPRING-STEEL-COUPLING-2mm-2mm-FOR-MODEL-BOATS-/251742724144?pt=UK_ToysGames_RadioControlled_JN&hash=item3a9d092030
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Re: Couplings

Postby brianc on Fri Jan 02, 2015 2:47 pm

The usual Dyco style couplings you get nowadays are total pants!
These will be a huge improvement, but ones with a rubber insert would be even better fvjfo
http://marksmodelbits.com/

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/budget-boat-coupling-most-sizes-/321614977989?pt=UK_ToysGames_RadioControlled_JN&hash=item4ae1bf1bc5

I make my own using the Dyco brass end pieces and silicone tube to suit, totally silent fvjfo

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Re: Couplings

Postby Crazysniper on Sun Jan 04, 2015 1:21 am

Thank again for the quick info is that the hms arun in the photo saw it at the club a few months ago wasnt till i saw this pic and remembered you pointed this out to me then regarding the tubing that jogged my memory . Well hopefully andy from models by design sends the hull in the next few weeks then i can get down to. Some proper building
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