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Old Feb 23, 2010, 12:19 PM
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Time ago I mentioned prop balancer made from olfa blades.
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Old Feb 23, 2010, 12:51 PM
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Time ago I mentioned prop balancer made from olfa blades.

This is a very nice setup. Would it be possible to modify it to include the bell housing of the motor?
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Old Feb 23, 2010, 01:09 PM
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Time ago I mentioned prop balancer made from olfa blades.
What are you using for the shaft? I have a similar setup using foam blocks and 2 razor blades but never had a decent shaft so I used a drill bit.
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Old Feb 23, 2010, 01:16 PM
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If you look below blade, you will see a hole for bearing.
Just make some sketch, and I can make changes in no time.

@capt
Here I used shaft from HK prop balancer, but you can use CF rod or anything straight.
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If you look below blade, you will see a hole for bearing.
Just make some sketch, and I can make changes in no time.
Seems to me, that would be the way to go, that is, balancing the Blade with the motor bell housing attached.
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Old Feb 23, 2010, 01:34 PM
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Here's a short of my Tri, sorry about the bad quality.

15" Tri with HK401b's (0 min 47 sec)
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Here's a short of my Tri, sorry about the bad quality.

http://vimeo.com/9680420

Wow, That was an amazing smooth flight. What motors are you using?
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Old Feb 23, 2010, 01:40 PM
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Seems to me, that would be the way to go, that is, balancing the Blade with the motor bell housing attached.
I know what you mean, But here is little problem, if propeller is not in same position, it will be all unbalanced. Tomorrow I will show you pictures of new prop balancer. (Here is local time 20:37)
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http://www.rctimer.com/index.php?app=goods&spec_id=145
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Good Motor in my opinion.
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Interesting AP craft..

http://www.kitefilms.co.uk/

Its got 8 motors but do you think it works like a tricopter or Quad?
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A quad, no motor tilt servos. The Mikrokopter and UAVX can be set up this way too.
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Its got 8 motors but do you think it works like a tricopter or Quad?
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Of course, was just looking at the V like setup. Although the two rear motors could both be angled out so to yaw with motor differential...
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http://www.kitefilms.co.uk/

Its got 8 motors but do you think it works like a tricopter or Quad?
Oh no, Gary Mortimer will be here in a minute enthusing about that ugly thing. He seems to have bought one.
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Some one posted (from youtube) an Octocopter. To me, the more you put on the more the cost. The tricopter is a poor mans wonderful toy.
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