Wanted Adapter/case for Communications Specialist RC-SP, RC-MP, or RC-HP transmitters?

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  1. Aug 10, 2018 at 8:22 PM #1

    rfjustin

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    Does anyone make an adapter or robust case that can safely hold a Communications Specialist RC-SP, RC-MP, or RC-HP transmitter? These antennae snap off rather easily, but if someone made a 3d printed case to keep them safe, that would be ideal.

    The Communications Specialist AT-2B transmitters were kept safe by the black plastic cases, the RC-HP's and such are less resilient.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Aug 10, 2018 at 11:38 PM #2

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    This- the current one sucks! I’m taping everything down with electrical tape, but it’s a bad stopgap. I also put it in a tracker pouch, but again, only partial solution.
     
  3. Aug 11, 2018 at 12:14 AM #3

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    Have you guys thought of mounting it in a segment of 29mm tubing with foam packing it in place? Epoxy a Kevlar loop to it and tape the ends.

    Or better yet buy a LL Electronics XLF transmitter.
     
  4. Aug 12, 2018 at 11:46 AM #4

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    That's a good idea Justin.
    I had my Marshal Scout [similar in shape] inside a rocket that came in ballistic today.
    It was in a printed nylon shroud [case with no lid] protects the antenna connection.
    It was shattered when I removed tape holding to cord, BUT the tracker was in perfect condition. I have NO doubts it would have been destroyed if not in the case.
    I think nylon is the secret sauce for this use. Most plastic used in printing would not handle the shock.
     
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  5. Aug 14, 2018 at 10:30 PM #5

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    I think we may have a solution coming soon. :)
     
  6. Aug 14, 2018 at 11:10 PM #6

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    I can’t wait to see your end product.
     

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