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alternative undercarriage Sabre 64mm FMS?

ideas for fitting fixed or retract u/c

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Den Moran18/10/2019 09:49:44
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Hi, everyone.I've recently gained access to a tarmac strip (quiet road!), and was thinking about fitting undercarriage to my 64mm Sabre. Does anyone have any ideas about fixed or retracts, and any alternative sets that may fit the 64mm FMS Sabre, please? Thank you, Den, Cymru.

Engine Doctor18/10/2019 10:47:48
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You lucky person I'm envious ! have you looked at the electric retracts avaialble . They are pretty robust and not very expensive . They also do a steerable front retract .

Den Moran19/10/2019 06:22:31
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Thanks, they are all too heavy, unfortunately. I'm tending towards a fixedu/c - may even use cable tie loops, a la Glue'ngo Mig 27 on Youtube! This system works well on those, although the Sabre is a bit heavier, I think.

cymaz19/10/2019 08:08:01
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This website has a retract recommendation

Denis Watkins19/10/2019 10:50:23
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Make up from thin piano wire Den, on thin ply mounts, it can be done

The model weighs around 1lb

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Den Moran23/10/2019 05:07:06
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Thanks,everyone!

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