Feb 23, 2010, 12:19 PM
Have a nice day! Kristjan
kristjane's Avatar
Time ago I mentioned prop balancer made from olfa blades.
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Feb 23, 2010, 12:51 PM
Registered User
rimshotcopter's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by kristjane View Post
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?
Feb 23, 2010, 01:09 PM
Registered User
capt's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by kristjane View Post
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.
Feb 23, 2010, 01:16 PM
Have a nice day! Kristjan
kristjane's Avatar
@reverendrichie
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.
Feb 23, 2010, 01:30 PM
Registered User
rimshotcopter's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by kristjane View Post
@reverendrichie
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.
Feb 23, 2010, 01:34 PM
Registered User
capt's Avatar
Here's a short of my Tri, sorry about the bad quality.

15" Tri with HK401b's (0 min 47 sec)
Feb 23, 2010, 01:36 PM
Registered User
rimshotcopter's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by capt View Post
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?
Feb 23, 2010, 01:40 PM
Have a nice day! Kristjan
kristjane's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by reverendrichie View Post
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)
Feb 23, 2010, 01:49 PM
Registered User
capt's Avatar
Quote:
What motors are you using?
http://www.rctimer.com/index.php?app=goods&spec_id=145
Feb 23, 2010, 02:00 PM
Registered User
rimshotcopter's Avatar

Good Motor in my opinion.
Feb 23, 2010, 02:18 PM
Registered User
DENHAMDULAKE's Avatar

Interesting AP craft..


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

Its got 8 motors but do you think it works like a tricopter or Quad?
Feb 23, 2010, 02:21 PM
Tri-Quad-Hexa-Octo-copters!!
A quad, no motor tilt servos. The Mikrokopter and UAVX can be set up this way too.
Cheers,
Jim
Quadrocopter and Tricopter Mega Link Index
Quote:
Originally Posted by DENHAMDULAKE View Post
http://www.kitefilms.co.uk/
Its got 8 motors but do you think it works like a tricopter or Quad?
Feb 23, 2010, 02:33 PM
Registered User
DENHAMDULAKE's Avatar
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...
Feb 23, 2010, 02:43 PM
Worn-out the seat of my pants
Lomcevac's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by DENHAMDULAKE View Post
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.
Feb 23, 2010, 03:22 PM
Registered User
quailbird's Avatar
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.


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Discussion Yet another tricopter build. !!Updated parts list!! SebastianJ Multirotor Drone Talk 2669 Dec 30, 2011 05:48 PM
Discussion What to do? Failed tricopter build! Razor_Racer Coaxial Helicopters 9 Mar 07, 2011 09:20 AM
Discussion Tricopter Build Razor_Racer Coaxial Helicopters 21 Feb 20, 2010 08:24 PM
Build Log Tricopter build SebastianJ VTOLs 1 Dec 22, 2008 04:34 PM
Discussion Trying to build a mechanically actuated tricopter, Help! stefalo Coaxial Helicopters 3 Jan 09, 2008 04:10 PM