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Remote antenna pin

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by lazboy, Feb 8, 2016.

  1. lazboy

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    I am new to this forum but have searched and did not find this.

    My antenna on the remote that swivels came off today. It has a plastic pin that goes through it about the size of a paper clip. I imagine it broke because it serves as a "shear pin" but not sure.

    Anyway, this pin is small and I can easily replace it with a paper clip. Is that a mistake
     
  2. Tony Cowan

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    I'm not sure if a pin is actually in there. I broke mine a couple weeks ago and saw what you are talking about. A very small hole. I think a paper clip is too big to be honest. It may be glue holding the thing on. I'm not sure. I ended up just getting rid of my remote to s fellow pilot here. And got another. Wish I could help because I know exactly what you are talking about. I saw it but can't imagine a pin fitting in there.


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  3. lazboy

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    Actually, a paper clip fits it very well. My worry is that it might cause interference? and that it might need to break hence small plastic pin. I broke the darn thing trying to fit it into a new case. That won't happen again
     
  4. sdccroses4

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    It's just a stop to keep from over swiveling your antenna cracked mine open today not much to it but broke mine also so used a platic toothpick fits right in and you can cut it to length not a big issue at all, as far as paper clip I have no idea but I bet it wouldn't hurt a thing