What do i need?

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Re: What do i need?

Postby Hal9000 » Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:20 am

+1 on the soldering iron.

After years of using the little wand style fixed temp irons I had some spare cash at the time Jaycar had a 40w variable temperature soldering station on sale, I bit the bullet and bought it. Never looked back. :D

Another useful tool I have is the butane torch/soldering iron. Great for heat shrink tubing and occasional on the road soldering jobs. Not to mention handy in the kitchen for the final touch on creame brûlée. :lol:

I also picked up a hot glue gun a couple of days ago in anticipation of my AXN arriving. Was most happy to find that I needed exactly this to fix my nieces laptop power plug. This one was a socket held in by (broken) plastic posts, not soldered to a PCB as they usually are. A liberal amount of hot glue has it firmly in place and niece is studying again!
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Re: What do i need?

Postby rogueqd » Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:33 pm

pldb64 wrote:Anybody else want to add anything?

FrSKY V8R7-SP (My favorite receiver, it has CPPM on the battery signal pin)
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/stor ... duct=16674

D2826-6 2200kv Replacement motor - Edit: This motor is on my Bixler, would look weird on an AXN.
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/stor ... duct=12919

4mm Heatshrink is the best size for XT60 plugs
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/stor ... 1mtr_.html

Last but certainly not least...
9x Solderless Programmer Board with LED Backlight Support (now only $35!!)
http://www.smartieparts.com/shop/index. ... cts_id=331
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