Penguin r/c Graphite Paddles (spring style) Available..
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Our Penguin r/c PS1000 shift switches and paddles are now ready to ship. 

Currently the Kit version of the paddles is not quite ready as the directions are not yet complete. Due to this we will send Pre-Built paddles in it's place. This will be in effect until the directions are completed. Just order the Kit version and you will get an email asking if you wish to wait for the Kit or have the Pre-Built version sent to you. 

Our website which includes the ability to purchase via PayPal is - 

http://www.penguinrc.com/welcome_penguinrc_simulation.html 

The webpage isn't fully complete as we are working and updating - anything that shows a photo and a price can be ordered at this moment. If you would like further information about some of the products without prices you may be able to add them to your cart at 0$. 

As always if you have any questions you can post them here OR email us at [email protected] 


Notes On the Paddles Themselves: 

- Paddles offer an significant amount of adjustability to suit your desire in feel: 

1 - Spring Tension Design - Multiple spring rates are available to tune the feel of your paddles from Soft to Extra Hard (Medium is included) 

Soft Springs are 35% softer 
Medium Springs (standard) 
Hard Springs are 75% stronger 
Extra Hard Springs are 185% stronger 

2 - Pre-Loading Kit - Adjusts the initial release tension on the Paddle 

The preload kit allows you to preload the springs by about 25% giving a firmer initial release. 

3 - Throw - Adjustable from 7 to 14 degrees of throw 

- Specifications: 
1 - Made from US produced High grade structural Carbon fiber and G10 in a 3K weave Pattern (G10 is used in areas of mounting near electrical components due to non-conductivity) 

2 - Weight - Switch unit weighs 30g or 1oz including 10CM wiring and mounting screws. (does not include paddle weight) 

3 - Dimensions - 25mm Tall, 30mm Wide, and the lever length is 66.5mm from the rear of the switch to the front of the mounting arm. Total lever length varies depending upon which paddle style is chosen. 

4 - Mounting - Triangulated 16.5 x 17.5 mm mounting for maximum security. 

Paddles - All standard design paddles offer 10mm of adjustment per side and are produced out of M2.25 Graphite in 3K except for the Lever Style paddle which replaces the lever in the actual switch unit to achieve an extremely compact form factor. 

We will be offering switch adaptor plates for mounting a pair or quad switches to your wheel as well as a set of 10mm mounting to the PS1000's triangulated mounting adaptors for converting existing wheels that have this style mounting. More information and product will be added to the site in the coming weeks. 

Thank you and enjoy and ask questions if needed.. 

Thank you

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I have been using these for a while now and they are really nice! They are spring based so they have a different feel to the magnetic shifters you see these days and they do feel really good. They have lots of adjustability and I was able to tune them to my liking. Good for someone who wants a different kind of feel to the magnetic shifters and they are really solidly built and quite easy to put together if you are going for that option 

Brion is great to deal with and really helpful so that is always a plus. I would highly recommend them if you need some budget shifters for your project or you are looking for a strong spring feel on your shifters. 

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