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Ian Harrison 404/05/2019 17:35:24
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Hi all

Can anyone help me, please. I have an Action P44 Universal Twinlatch Switcher kit, brought a while ago and I have lost the build instructions, I printed off what is supposed to be P44 switcher instructions and it does not bear any relationship to my kit, My kit has two chips in it , the printed off instructions only show one chip, could this be a P44A instruction sheet - a possible upgraded kit? I have emailed Action in Wales, but of course being Bank Holiday there will be no reply until next week. Just trying to save time and want to get building.

Best regards Ian

Dave Milbourn04/05/2019 19:23:07
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Your kit was produced before we took over ACTion in 2007 i.e. a very long while ago. We didn't inherit the instructions for any earlier version than the current one - P44A - which has remained unchanged since then. There might be someone out there who has a set of instructions [try Stan Reffin on Mayhem] but Component Shop will be unable to help, as am I.

Dave M

Ian Harrison 404/05/2019 19:39:19
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Thanks Dave, That is a shock, my old age is catching up on me. If someone does have a set of very early instructions I would be extremely grateful. It would appear that I will have to get a new unit from Action when they have some stock available, Component Shop don't have any in stock either. Otherwise can anyone suggest another make of two channel switcher?



Dave Milbourn04/05/2019 23:05:49
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ACTion and Component Shop are one and the same. I have sent you a PM.

Dave M

Gambier Bay04/05/2019 23:29:32
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Hi Dave I should be able to help with this.


Gambier Bay04/05/2019 23:49:26
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Hi ian check your private messages.


Gambier Bay05/05/2019 12:29:28
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HI Ian good News will be in this evening.


Ian Harrison 406/05/2019 19:14:35
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I would like to thank everyone for the help and information that I have received, This website has got to be the best when requesting help and assistance on any modelling problem.

I have hopefully managed to get everything sorted out.

Thank you all again.


BRYAN ASTON23/08/2020 13:28:31
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Greetings all

another stupid question

Is there switch or relay than can
change the power supply from one battery to another whilst the boat is in the lake, should the boat start to to slow down?



Tim Cooper23/08/2020 14:41:42
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Would it be easier to wire the 2 batteries in parallel to give a longer running time?


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