| > Heh. I just had a mini-argument this morning with a guy selling
| > one on Ebay. I suggested he note in the listing that the unit
| > isn't legal in the US, and he snapped back that it's the buyer's
| > responsibility to comply with regs.
In short, being honest might cost him money, so he's not interested.
| > If I do sell it there, I'll make it *very*
| > it isn't legal here. Unless the ban applies in Europe and Asia as well,
| > though, I don't see why I can't list it with that caveat.
Europe and Asia use different bands, so it'll be illegal there too.
The radio might be useful for parts of some sort -- the gimbals and
case might be useful -- but it's basically useless. On the bright
side, the batteries are likely shot, so that greatly reduces the
chance that anybody will actually try to use it.
| > As for the plane, am I correct in assuming that there are people who
| > collect older models?
Sure. But they generally want older _special_
| > I'm not looking to get much for it, just get it to
| > someone who actually wants it. I'll take $35 plus actual shipping cost,
That price might be reasonable, especially with two motors.
| A related question: will the installed Futuba servos work with
| newer, legal Futuba receivers? I'm leaning towards selling just the
| plane, as-is.
Yes, but they probably have the old plugs which will require replacing
with new plugs. Not really difficult, but it requires some time and
soldering. And considering that new servos are only like $9 each and
the plugs are like $2.50 each, it's not really worth it to re-use
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