How to do up and undo safely?
|Phil B||18/07/2019 18:06:46|
87 forum posts
My xmodels whisper has a removable vtail with ball joint links from the elevators to their control rods. The ball links are difficult to fix and break apart without risk to the tail feathers. How do folks deal with these pesky things.?
|Peter Miller||18/07/2019 18:10:26|
10001 forum posts
There are special pliers for this job. I bought some on Ebay about ayear ago
|Peter Christy||18/07/2019 18:10:30|
|1479 forum posts|
Ball joint pliers! (a Google search will provide plenty of options!)
|RC Plane Flyer||18/07/2019 19:06:55|
|616 forum posts|
I find a little lubricant works or even rub with some wax from a candle or the likes
|Phil B||18/07/2019 20:07:40|
87 forum posts
Thank you. I will try wax and may order pliers. I don't think pliers open them do they? They just shut them. Opening is the main difficulty.
|john stones 1||18/07/2019 20:12:39|
10423 forum posts
Yep pliers open them, a must have tool.
|Tom Sharp 2||18/07/2019 22:12:38|
3424 forum posts
Ask any Heli man
|Richard Wills 2||18/07/2019 23:33:00|
170 forum posts
Heli ball link pliers is the only real way to get them off without damaging them. They should be dry, lube will just attract dirt and accelerate wear. If they are too tight and not free moving then sizing tools are available also.
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