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New Solution for floppy Windsurfers ... ?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Avocet, Jun 25, 2016.

  1. Avocet

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    I recently picked a pair of the copper BTG Windsurfer style of antenna range extenders. One of the continual complaints was that they were a bit on the heavy side causing the stock antennae that they attached to slop and flop around on the RC.

    I'm posting a pic of a working prototype that I put together with a small piece of velcro, a modified popsicle stick and some white model paint. This as I've said is just a prototype. Once my Replicator 2 v2. 3D printer arrives later this summer, I will prototype again using that. Comments welcome.

    [file]WindSurer Mod|none|Working Prototype ... [/file]
     
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  2. flyNfrank

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    Go fly some distance and get yourself a little adrenalin rush and have fun.
     
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  3. ROD PAINTER

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    I put a set of skyreat windsurfer panels on p3p. They are two separate panels that goes on each antennae. They did flop around. Solution was a piece of scotch tape across the top of panels. Have not moved and antennas are kept parallel since installed.


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    I've bought these myself after contemplating the folding clamshell ones and found this exact same problem not the end of the world but if there was a solution to curing the flop then I'd be interested, other than than that for £5.99 I'm well impressed, the picture shows something I came across a few weeks back that looks like it'll work, don't know how happy DJI would be with someone copying their logo but hey how!


    Keep us posted
     
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  5. henick

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    I have a Google sketch up design I made for this reason I will upload it when I get to work Monday .. I had to file the holes out a little but you can make it a little better before printing it again
     
  6. Avocet

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    Still looking for that Sketchup file. Do you have it?

    Thanks ..