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Old 01-18-2004, 01:32 AM   #1
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Does anybody know where I might be able to buy Kr brush hoods? I received my spring post tool in the mail the other day, and removing the brush hoods from my KR found the inside of one coated with solder, which I can't remove. This explains why this brush was wearing faster than the other, and getting so hot the shunt came unsoldered.

As the motor is still fairly new, if I could get some brush hoods cheaply, it would work out pretty well. An email adress for reedy would be great too.

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I can't help you out with anything other than to say you can reach Reedy though this Email: [email protected] or this webpage: http://www.rc10.com/feedbackresult/forms/help_form.htm
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You can't remove the solder? Have you tried a solder sucker?
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Heat the hood up from the outside and wipe the inside with a rag. It will come right off. Please dont burn your self.

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Thanks for the adress, I've sent an email.

Yeah, I have a solder sucker, and I've tried wiping it, but it's difficult to get inside the hoods.

I did file most of it off, then use 1000 grit sandpaper to smooth it out, and clean everything up with lysol tile cleaner, and it looks decent.
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