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Posted by scottyp | Jul 25, 2015 @ 09:51 AM | 1,334 Views
Picked this basket case up here on RCG. I plan to get it running, then maybe add some polish/paint for fun. It's pretty rough, but complete. I plan to buy as few parts as possible, probably only new bearings, but we'll see. Issues that need addressing from worst to minor:

Bearings are basically stuck - I got them freed up but still need to replace them -
Carb is a brick - Got it freed up with a soak, some heat and some polishing, should be useable -
Cam is rough - soaked, scrubbed and ground the cam faces nice and clean -
Head screw holes in case are stripped - Drilled and tapped to M4, had to turn down the SHCS heads to fit in head -
Cam followers are a bit rough - polished up -
One Rocker is stuck - soaked and worked it free and cleaned up -
Choke pivot/spring is rusty - soaked and scrubbed, works fine, may not use -
Screws are rusty - replaced w/ new stainless SHC screws -
Carb o-ring is in 3 peices - bought new one -

But...everything is there

Piston/cylinder look nice
Valves look pretty good

...so I have that going for me.

I'll update as I go...
Posted by scottyp | Apr 15, 2015 @ 07:57 PM | 13,072 Views
- 130x with a few upgrades - flies smooth.
- Green mcpx - brushless w/ 120 tail & motor and asteroid tail blades - holds solid. Microheli frame, skids & swash, mcpx-bl head.
- Black/White mcpx - brushless shelf queen w/ Microheli frame, skids & swash - flies good.
- Blue nano - brushless - flies great, nice and light.
- Black nano w/ pink blades - mcpx main board - flies fine.
Posted by scottyp | Jul 21, 2013 @ 09:44 PM | 2,470 Views
1 Stock, 2 Brushless and a Rat, all w/ extended solid tail booms.
I had to make the rat- copter yellow so I could see it in the air.
Posted by scottyp | Mar 02, 2013 @ 03:45 PM | 2,279 Views
My sweet new 450 holding a couple of mcpx's.