Place lower "rail" of trigger in handle core
Carefully spread handle core and insert trigger
Guide trigger switch wire through channel in handle core
Insert switch in cutout in handle core
Pull wires through guide until neatly seated in handle core
Handle Scale Left & Right
6-32 x 1/2" Machine Screw (2)
4-40 x 1-3/4" Hex Screw
4-40 Lock Nut
Place right handle scale over handle core
Secure with 6-32 x 1/2" machine screw
Slide 4-40 x 1-3/4" hex screw through hole at top of handle scale
Place left handle scale over handle core
Place 4-40 lock nut in hexagonal opening at top of handle scale and tighten
Pusher motor housing
M3x6 Flathead Hex Screw (2)
Place pusher motor in circular opening on bottom of housing
Mount with (2) M3x6 flathead hex screws. Place a dab of blue loctite on each screw
Tighten well but do not deform plastic
Route pusher motor wire neatly under tabs in wire channel
If necessary, use a small screwdriver or hex key to press wires under tabs
Be careful not to puncture or damage wire
10-32 x 3/8" Set Screw
6-32 x 1/2" Machine Screw
Place spinner on motor shaft aligning flat spot on shaft to flat side of opening in spinner
Insert set screw in opening on side of spinner
Be sure spinner is flush with end of motor shaft.
Slide 6-32 x 1/2" machine screw through spinner bushing
Secure to spinner
Place pusher on spinner ensuring spinner bushing rides in slot on pusher
Front & Rear Pusher Switches
Pusher Housing Cap
Place rear pusher switch (green wires) in opening at rear of housing
Slide wire through opening in pusher housing cap
Place cap on housing to hold rear switch in place
Do not secure with screws yet
Carefully lift front of the housing cap to expose switch socket in housing
Place front switch in socket while holding housing cap
Ensure rear switch stays in place
Secure housing cap with (2) 6-32 x 3/8" machine screws
Ensure no wires are pinched or damaged while securing cap.
Guide pusher motor wire (gray/gray) through right side channel in housing cap
Guide front pusher switch wire (red/black) through same right side channel
Left & Right Side Panels
6-32 x 3/8" Machine Screw (8)
Secure left side panel to pusher housing with (2) 6-32 x 3/8 machine screws
Secure handle assembly to left side panel with(2) 6-32 x 3/8 machine screws
Secure right side panel to tail assembly with (4) 6-32 x 3/8 machine screws
(Optional Step To Aide Full Blaster Assembly)
Secure tail assembly to nose assembly using (4) 6-32 x 3/8" machine screws
Place blaster assembly on blaster stand
Work smarter not harder
ESC cable (white, red, black)
12V Extension Cable (red, black w/mark)
Guide ESC wire (white, red, black) through left channel in pusher housing cap
Guide 12V extension wire (red, black) through same left channel
Leave roughly 3-4" of cable exposed at front of housing
6-32 x 3/8" Machine Screw (2)
Guide power switch wire (black/black) through opening in PCB mount
Hold PCB mount firmly and press power switch into place
Direction doesn't matter but the line is commonly oriented to the right.
Guide front pusher switch wire (grey, grey), rear pusher switch wire (green, green), and pusher motor wire (red, black) through right opening in PCB mount
Pull wires through top of PCB mount
Guide ESC cable (white, red, black) and 12V extension (red/black with mark) through left opening in PCB mount
Guide trigger switch wire (orange, orange) through opening in the bottom rear of PCB mount
Pull wire through top of PCB mount
While gently pulling all wires out top of PCB mount, place PCB mount in blaster assembly.
Slide PCB mount forward to meet the pusher housing
Ensure no wires are pinched or damaged.
Place stock attachment at rear of blaster assembly.
Secure with (2) 6-32 x 3/8" machine screws in bottom openings on both side panels
Guide power switch wire through left channel in pusher housing cap
DCP & CTR Boards
Attach ESC (white/red/black), trigger(orange,orange), front pusher switch(grey/grey) and rear pusher switch(green/green) to right side of DCP board
Ensure proper color orientation of ESC cable. Black wire should face the orange trigger wire next to it
See pictures for placement
Connect 12V extension (red/black w/mark) and pusher motor wire (red/black no mark) to left side of DCP board
Ensure proper color orientation of both wires. Red towards rear of the board.
THIS IS CRITICAL!! If misplaced or backwards damage can occur to blaster when powered on
Place rear of DCP board in lower channel at the rear of the PCB mount
Tilt front of DCP board into PCB mount ensuring now wires are pinched or damaged below.
Clean up them wires. Now's your chance.
While gently pulling towards the rear of the blaster, press pins of the control board into header on DCP board
Once all pins are seated, press gently forward to seat the board into the PCB mount
Board should loosely rest in PCB mount but not come out unless rearward pressure is applied.
Place control knob on rotary knob on control board
Press knob firmly down over knob below. It should fit snug not tight.
Be sure knob is fully seated
Place rear cap over PCB mount.
Ensure "legs" of rear cap slide between PCB mount and side panels and on either side of preset buttons
Slide rear cap into place ensuring the control knob guides through round opening in cap.
Secure rear cap with (2) 6-32 x 3/8" machine screws in the front of the cap and (2) 6-32 x 1/2" machines screws at the rear and into the stock attachment.
Insert handle guard in opening in bottom of underbelly
Ensure handle guard is completely seated in underbelly
Rest paddle in opening on inside of handle guard
Slide assembly over pusher motor
Ensure handle guard seats in slot on front of handle assembly
Ensure handle guard assembly is fully seated at underbelly and handle assembly
Secure at handle assembly with (2) 6-32 3/8" machine screws
Cap Mid (Battery Door)
Rear Rail Top
6-32 3/8" Machine Screw (2)
6-32 Thumb Screw (2)
Orient cap mid with notch at corner facing forward.
Place cap on blaster assembly ensuring no wires are pinched or damaged
Secure with 6-32 thumb screws (2)
Place top rail on cap mid with slanted end facing back
Secure with (2) 6-32 x 3/8" machine screws
You have completed your FDL-3 auto tail assembly.