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Nov 16, 2010, 08:57 PM
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Swift in a Century 50 size Jet Ranger


Winter has come to northern Canada and a new winter project is on the bench.

I'm using a Swift NX with the following changed parts
CNE632the boom from a 620se
CNE631 Swift Belt from the 620se
CNMG509 9 tooth pinion
CNE274 650/800 motor
CNE485 HV85A ESC Electron 85/100A Brushless Speed Control
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Nov 16, 2010, 09:03 PM
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Swift


This is a training model used by the Canadian Forces
Last edited by rotorsport; Nov 17, 2010 at 03:03 PM. Reason: added pictures
Nov 16, 2010, 10:17 PM
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Very cool! Got one of these brewing myself . I'm sure Sidney will love seeing this build.

I am kind of curious, can I get a measurement from the floor to the top of the cowling around the main shaft? Trying to get a size comparison between the .50 size and the .30 size
Nov 16, 2010, 11:17 PM
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Height


10 inches or 25.4 cm
Nov 16, 2010, 11:35 PM
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rotorsport,
I've watching your build at RR also. Will you be turning the t/r to the left side like the full size one? Can you show detail how you raise the "stand or mount", more interest of the dimensions.
Nov 17, 2010, 01:41 AM
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Templates


Iím making templates now for the flooring and batteries and cabin mounts. Iím using balsa wood and when I get it right I will transfer over to aircraft plywood.

I plan on using two batteries in series for an 8cell power supply.

I will transfer all the templates over to a work doc as drawings

Charles
Nov 17, 2010, 01:45 AM
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tail rotor


Not sure yet the century fuse has it on the right side so for this model I may leave it there

I have switched the rotor side before on another scale ship and it's not hard to do but on this fuse I would have to do a bit of glass work on the tail.

Maybe someone else can give their experience if the have changed the tail rotor side.

Chalres
Nov 17, 2010, 06:08 AM
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I was considering switching mine...but I'm thinking of leaving it as-is. Seems like a lot of work I'm not ready to do. As you are painting yours also, that could be a future mod for it should you want to...paint should be easy to match
Nov 18, 2010, 10:43 PM
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Balsa wood templates


I'm using two 4 cell for an 8 cell power supply so I'm building battery holders on either side.
Nov 18, 2010, 11:27 PM
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8S 5000? That'll be some nice long flight time I'm thinking . I see you have the same Dremel I do
Nov 19, 2010, 12:00 AM
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Dremel


best money I spent on that one it's just so handy
Nov 23, 2010, 07:09 PM
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Wood Work


Just setting up the alignment to hold the helicopter at the proper angle.

Charles
Nov 23, 2010, 08:01 PM
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I like that color you will be useing
Nov 23, 2010, 09:22 PM
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colour


The dark is really a very dark Green


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