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Old 04-12-2012, 02:52 PM
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Servo Extension Wire/Plug Sets

Hi all, I need some servo extenders and would like some advice please. I have a Spektrum DX8 radio system. The plane I am building calls for 6 of the 12" servo extensions with male and female plugs on each end, obviously. I might be able to replace 4 of these with 2 of the 24" ones. There are obviously lots of different plug types. Is there a plug type for Spektrum radios? Where would I buy these? Thanks for your help.
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Old 04-12-2012, 03:14 PM
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JR/Spektrum stuff will work with most standard connectors, Futaba is when you have to watch cuz they use an index tab that needs shaved if you're not using Futaba extensions.
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Old 04-13-2012, 12:36 AM
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Great thanks for sorting that out. Where can I buy them?
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Old 04-13-2012, 07:29 AM
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You might try http://www.planeaddicts.com
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Old 04-13-2012, 09:18 AM
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Best bet is to buy extensions that are "universal". They have the JR style female (servo plug is female, you go by the contacts, not the housing) and a male end with a Futaba sleeve. MPI is a good source.
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Old 04-13-2012, 09:31 AM
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www.radicalrc.com has what you need.
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Old 04-13-2012, 09:39 AM
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Airwild pilot shop has ratcheting crimpers and bulk wire sets for your own custom extensions
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Old 04-13-2012, 09:57 AM
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We have really good prices on 20 AWG extensions and 22 AWG alike @ www.taildraggerrc.com
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Old 04-14-2012, 12:59 AM
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Thanks to all for the advice. I will get some extensions soon.
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