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Old 01-05-2007, 06:48 PM   #1
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I am having trouble getting my spektrum antennae to make it to where the stock antennae tube mount is.. I want it to be vertical, as the spektrum manual calls for this. How did you guys do it?

My car is a TB-02, but I'm sure it is similar on all 1/10 road cars..

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Are you running the pro reciever? Im just running the antenna without even trying to run it to the antenna mount of tubing. Just try to make it straight so it stands up straigh on its own. The range is so great, you could even buddle up the antenna. (correct me someone if im wrong.) Sorry but i dont have any pics of my car. I run the RDX. I hope this helps, and maybe somone else could post a pic of theirs to give you a better understanding.

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I ran into the same problem as you did, so I just made a antenna mount right on the receiver. I use a plastic round spacer that the tube could fit into and glued the spacer on the receiver over the antenna hole. Then I made the antenna hole in the case larger so that the tube could slide more into the case.
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I used to run the antenna under the servo and never had any problems. Now I just wrap the wire up in a coil (pig tail) and tuck it away.
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Got a pic stiltskin? hehe
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Old 01-05-2007, 09:08 PM   #6
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Kinda hard to see. I'm not a wiz with the camera.
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you are a wiz with the wiring though... looks amazing dude! (though i am still searching for your antennae right now)
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I have glued a short piece of antenna tube to the top deck of my FK05. It's the green tube in the pic. I can route it away from everything else and it is streched out lone enough to give good distance outside.
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I took an exacto knife to my antenna tube. Made a 1/4" incision on one side of the tube. Then I took needle nose pliers, opened and flattened it. Then I superglued it to a bigger piece of lexan which can easily be servo taped to the side of the receiver.
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I just run my antenna straight up out of the reciever. Doesnt really move much.
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I don't bother with an antenna tube. I just let it stick up from the receiver on my micro Rx. On my regular Pro RX I cut the antenna to 3.6" and I let it just stick up too.
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A little bit of extra lexan, little servo tape, heat the lexan to bend, (so it can bend lower if need be to fit under a body or top plate) and coil the antennae around the lexan. Little tape to keep it in place.

I switch recievers around between a few cars, so this also keeps it simple for moving it around.
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I mounted my receiver on top of my servo and ran the antenna down the side of the servo then up the antenna tube and bent the tube so it doesn't even extend out side the body
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Yes, there's from manual, but could somebody explain to me if it means since from the board then from the cover, please.
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