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Old Dec 30, 2008, 04:09 AM
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fokker DR1 ROTARY ENGINE

Hi There Just Finished A Dummy 9 Cylinder Rotary Engine For My Scratchbuilt 1/9 Scale Electric Fokker Dr1 Using A Short Pice Of Cardstock Rolled For A Tight Slideing Fit On Tower Pro Bell Outrunner 9mm Balsa Dowell Cylinders With Fishing Line Cooling Fins And It Spins With Motor Like The Real One.
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Old Dec 30, 2008, 10:10 AM
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Very nice effort ! Just as w/ the real rotarys, the inertia from the rotating mass might be a challenge to keep together. I think the largest possible prop w/ the lowest KV motor might help.
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Old Dec 30, 2008, 11:50 AM
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Looks neat, I am curious how hard it was to keep the motor bell balanced.
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Old Dec 30, 2008, 12:06 PM
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Video requested! Looks great.
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Old Dec 30, 2008, 01:53 PM
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the motor is only 750kv and a 10x4.7 prop no probs at all
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