AP-427 radio set...


model  Radio Gear    [ click here for more Radio Gears ]
status  Runner
date entered  2/7/2012 1:54:56 PM
description  This is the radio as removed from my 46 inch long 'Fireboat'.

1982 Acoms AP-427 transmitter - with ARA-427 receiver and four AS-7 servos.

 
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keven64  2/19/2013 11:48:38 AM
Hello Alex,

I dug out the correct battery box for this - it took SOME finding as I have never used it !

The sticks are now converted to Mode 2 - and it has had a full makeover.

It looks ALMOST mint now... certainly as good as my old Futaba radio sets.

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Clarkey001  2/7/2013 12:16:14 AM
Hey Keven I'm looking for one of these, do you want to sell it? Cheers

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japper7  2/7/2012 8:53:04 PM
i have one of these

keven64  2/7/2012 7:39:03 PM
Note that there is no battery box and switch harnesss...

...lost over time because the radio has been used in boats with an ESC.

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keven64  2/7/2012 7:33:37 PM
Not MINT - but well-looked-after !

Back in 'the day', 30 years ago... those old 3-speeds never 'did it' for me - they were not fast enough !

Now that I am as slow as those can go - they are too expensive for what they are - toy trucks !

No - it will go into a different boat, unless someone buys it.
I have had offers...!

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Andersop  2/7/2012 6:21:59 PM
Mint Get it in an old 3 speed!!

keven64  2/7/2012 2:54:25 PM
...do you want it in your Bruiser ?
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sgt.barnes  2/7/2012 2:45:32 PM
Would look much nicer in my Bruiser ;P

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matman  2/7/2012 2:10:23 PM
WOW! nice bit of acoms history there .

 

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