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Oct 27, 2011, 09:04 PM
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Looks great


Nice! Is that a 620 or a swift with a stretched tail to fit the 50 size?

Looks great
Charles
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Oct 27, 2011, 09:26 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rotorsport
Nice! Is that a 620 or a swift with a stretched tail to fit the 50 size?

Looks great
Charles
Hello,
It's a swift with a 620 conversion kit, it includes boom tail case, belt and pulley. It flies much better with this kit, much more estable.
The fuselage is a 50 size.
Latinflyer.
Oct 28, 2011, 11:24 AM
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great


I have the same conversion on the work bench so this winter I want to put it in a 50 size jet-ranger.

Charles

some pictures of the work I started until I ordered the scale platform so just waiting on the mail delivery



http://rc.runryder.com/helicopter/gallery/1313/
Nov 06, 2011, 08:20 PM
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Have you recieved the scale platform yet?
Nov 07, 2011, 01:13 PM
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Yes I got them two days ago


What measurements are you looking for?

Charles
Dec 26, 2011, 10:38 AM
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Aeropoxy Glue gun


Aeropoxy Glue gun comes with two tips as in the attachec pictures one white and loolks like a larger mixing tip and a smaller green on I think for smaller valume.

Please correct me if Im wrong

Question one I use a tip can I leave it on the gun and reuse it again or will the glue harden?
Dec 26, 2011, 04:00 PM
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Century Mount


Using this mount in a Huey with the Swift as well
Dec 26, 2011, 04:13 PM
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I just bought that mount myself but haven't installed it yet (stretched Swift 16 in the 50 size Funkey Airwolf). What made you decide to mount it with wood to the bottom of the fuselage? Is that balsa or ply?
Dec 26, 2011, 04:27 PM
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mounting


I was trying to build formers and so I was going with internal rails

The platform mounting holes do not line up exactly with the landing gear mounting holes

The wood is just a soft wood for building purposes, but I think I will us fur for the final mounting
Dec 29, 2011, 12:13 PM
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Pilot


I think I found a scale cockpit online but the pilot I have is too big looks like I need a pilot about 1/7 scale
Dec 29, 2011, 12:28 PM
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Scale chart


Online scale chart


http://vaillyaviation.com/images/How...ot%20_web_.pdf
Jan 01, 2012, 11:50 AM
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Stand offs mounted


Stand offs mounted and main shaft and rotorhead are close

I need to install magnets and alignment pins can anyone give some guidance in this building from scratch
Last edited by rotorsport; Jan 01, 2012 at 12:36 PM.
Jan 07, 2012, 04:17 PM
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Slow Progress


Looks like I will be using wooden dowel as guide pins Iím also considering using piano wire just doing some testing.

Charles
Jan 07, 2012, 09:49 PM
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Hello Again,
I used wooden rails on the bottom of the scale mount. It work out good for me,
stable and solid. The problem with the swift is the frame its too shallow. But you can make it work. I also opt for a seal front instead of magnet like the beginning.
After the crash on the maiden I change my mind to make everything rock solid.
I can take some pics if you need it.

Latinflyer.
Jan 08, 2012, 01:41 AM
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Pictures


Pictures would be great

Charles

charlestye@hotmail.com


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