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Feb 09, 2011, 12:39 AM
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I have just done some digging on a similar topic.

I am changing my dual level hexa into a co-axial hexa. here is what you need to know.

the co-axi arms from MK are listed as 10mm arms but I am quite sure they are 11 or 12 mm arms. Just looking at them they look bigger and they expect you to get 6 of their oversized motor wires through there... so there is no way the arms are the same size as the 10mm standard arms.

next the larger size will caus some bending in your octo or hexa centre plate... no big deal just expect it.

finally if you don't want to run your wires inside the arms and can't get the co-ax arms (like me I am in canada and Zoltan does not have them) just buy four spare hexa arms (same length approx) turn them on their sides and drill new holes.

If you use a standard mounting plate (your usual 4 bolt cross plate that comes with most motors) then mount the plate to the motors, mark the exterior holes on the frame arms and put two long bolts through.... there you have it you are co-axial.

Steve


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Originally Posted by wizprod
Not very hard... You just need the Okto2 centerplates, and 4 coaxial arms from the MK shop, and you are go.
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Feb 09, 2011, 02:33 AM
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XOAR props


I've been in contact with XOAR a couple of times now and they tell me that they have all dimensions, not just what shows on their website, of their wooden electric props (PJN) both in tractor and pusher.

They say that they are 30% lighter than the APC props with a faster acceleration, are more rigid and produce less vibration than APC. They are also manually balanced at factory.
The props can be bought as a Precision pair which I presume is a pair of props balanced equally against each other?

I have been informed that these dimensions are available:
13 x 4, 13 x 5, 13 x 6, 13 x 6.5; 11 x 4, 11 x 5, 11 x6, 11 x 7, 11 x 8; 10 x 4, 10 x5, 10x6, 10 x 7. All in CW and CCW.

Has anyone tested these props?
Hakan
Feb 09, 2011, 06:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Quad_Addict
received my MK v2.0 ME today along with my BL CTL
Fantastic ! how much for that and whre did you get it?
Feb 09, 2011, 09:34 AM
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Originally Posted by gc9n
Fantastic ! how much for that and whre did you get it?
well board came from another member, everything else new from ziggy mikrokopter.us
Feb 09, 2011, 11:36 AM
Drone operator & Photographer
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Originally Posted by tritan
I've been in contact with XOAR a couple of times now and they tell me that they have all dimensions, not just what shows on their website, of their wooden electric props (PJN) both in tractor and pusher.

They say that they are 30% lighter than the APC props with a faster acceleration, are more rigid and produce less vibration than APC. They are also manually balanced at factory.
The props can be bought as a Precision pair which I presume is a pair of props balanced equally against each other?

I have been informed that these dimensions are available:
13 x 4, 13 x 5, 13 x 6, 13 x 6.5; 11 x 4, 11 x 5, 11 x6, 11 x 7, 11 x 8; 10 x 4, 10 x5, 10x6, 10 x 7. All in CW and CCW.

Has anyone tested these props?
Hakan
What material are they made from ?
Feb 09, 2011, 12:17 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tritan
I've been in contact with XOAR a couple of times now and they tell me that they have all dimensions, not just what shows on their website, of their wooden electric props (PJN) both in tractor and pusher.

They say that they are 30% lighter than the APC props with a faster acceleration, are more rigid and produce less vibration than APC. They are also manually balanced at factory.
The props can be bought as a Precision pair which I presume is a pair of props balanced equally against each other?

I have been informed that these dimensions are available:
13 x 4, 13 x 5, 13 x 6, 13 x 6.5; 11 x 4, 11 x 5, 11 x6, 11 x 7, 11 x 8; 10 x 4, 10 x5, 10x6, 10 x 7. All in CW and CCW.

Has anyone tested these props?
Hakan
Hi,
For anyone interested, Zinger props at:

http://www.zingerpropeller.com/index.htm

weigh 15 grams for the 10 x 4 inch. They have to be bought in quantities of six and are made of wood and have a lot of different sizes and reverse pitches. They may be balanced at the factory(probably are) but need to be checked, as I'm sure they all do.
Have fun...Tony
Feb 09, 2011, 01:04 PM
RTF copters maker
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tritan
I've been in contact with XOAR a couple of times now and they tell me that they have all dimensions, not just what shows on their website, of their wooden electric props (PJN) both in tractor and pusher.

They say that they are 30% lighter than the APC props with a faster acceleration, are more rigid and produce less vibration than APC. They are also manually balanced at factory.
The props can be bought as a Precision pair which I presume is a pair of props balanced equally against each other?

I have been informed that these dimensions are available:
13 x 4, 13 x 5, 13 x 6, 13 x 6.5; 11 x 4, 11 x 5, 11 x6, 11 x 7, 11 x 8; 10 x 4, 10 x5, 10x6, 10 x 7. All in CW and CCW.

Has anyone tested these props?
Hakan
They work very well !!!
Here are the 11" with 2836 motors..perfect fitting
Feb 09, 2011, 01:09 PM
RTF copters maker
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New foldable carbon Octocopter


Just received this afternoon from factory...
91cm wingspan and 1195g with camera mount
I will put 2836 motors with 11" propellers.
Cheers
Maximus
Feb 09, 2011, 04:20 PM
MK Addict
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Hello guys i am trying to start collecting pieces for a Hexacopter i wanna build.
The maximum weight for the camera i wanna use is 500gr

i am very interesting for the http://www.droidworx.com.au/ hexa frame, the electronics will be MK with GPS as my conclusions for the best board is there..
i wait for any other sugestions about FRAME.. is there any Distributor for the droidworx frame that can ship Greece Europe?
Feb 09, 2011, 04:54 PM
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Originally Posted by maximus-rc
Just received this afternoon from factory...
91cm wingspan and 1195g with camera mount
I will put 2836 motors with 11" propellers.
Cheers
Maximus
cool, where do you get those square carbon tubes?
Feb 09, 2011, 05:02 PM
RTF copters maker
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Originally Posted by wavess
cool, where do you get those square carbon tubes?
We make them
Feb 09, 2011, 05:03 PM
Registered User
Quote:
Originally Posted by tritan
I've been in contact with XOAR a couple of times now and they tell me that they have all dimensions, not just what shows on their website, of their wooden electric props (PJN) both in tractor and pusher.

They say that they are 30% lighter than the APC props with a faster acceleration, are more rigid and produce less vibration than APC. They are also manually balanced at factory.
The props can be bought as a Precision pair which I presume is a pair of props balanced equally against each other?

I have been informed that these dimensions are available:
13 x 4, 13 x 5, 13 x 6, 13 x 6.5; 11 x 4, 11 x 5, 11 x6, 11 x 7, 11 x 8; 10 x 4, 10 x5, 10x6, 10 x 7. All in CW and CCW.

Has anyone tested these props?
Hakan
Well , these are NOT Zinger props but XOAR so dont try to imply something else! I was interested in testing some of these props thats why I collected the information about them - still nobody that have tried them?
These do not need to be bought six at a time but one at a time is ok. Made of wood:

http://www.xoarintl.com/

Hakan
Feb 09, 2011, 05:06 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by maximus-rc
We make them
Do you also have Y6 for AXI2814/22 motors?
Feb 09, 2011, 05:07 PM
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Originally Posted by wizprod
What material are they made from ?
Wood
Feb 09, 2011, 07:27 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tritan
Well , these are NOT Zinger props but XOAR so dont try to imply something else! I was interested in testing some of these props thats why I collected the information about them - still nobody that have tried them?
These do not need to be bought six at a time but one at a time is ok. Made of wood:

http://www.xoarintl.com/

Hakan
Hi Hakan
Sorry, no implication intended...Tony


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