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Apr 12, 2012, 03:06 AM
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Carbon Fiber Upper Frames for V400D02


This is a much needed upgrade for this delicate beginners cp heli. I got the sheet of 2mm think carbon fiber from rcfoam.com. I did this project over 3 days, but total time spent measuring, drilling, cutting, and fileing was only about one hour.

Link to cf sheet
http://www.rcfoam.com/product_info.p...f817010d2c8568

Link to cutting tool bit
http://www.wowhobbies.com/utp-u33di5...ttingdisk.aspx

:ALWAYS WEAR A PROTECTIVE MASK WHEN WORKING WITH CARBON FIBER:
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Apr 12, 2012, 05:40 PM
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I found that v450 allen head screws are a bit longer and allen head l but ur already done. Looking good , but i hope for my bro to cut some for me ,


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Originally Posted by kdean
This is a much needed upgrade for this delicate beginners cp heli. I got the sheet of 2mm think carbon fiber from rcfoam.com. I did this project over 3 days, but total time spent measuring, drilling, cutting, and fileing was only about one hour.

:ALWAYS WEAR A PROTECTIVE MASK WHEN WORKING WITH CARBON FIBER:
Apr 12, 2012, 07:03 PM
BahamaHeli
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Originally Posted by Heli Biggie
I found that v450 allen head screws are a bit longer and allen head l but ur already done. Looking good , but i hope for my bro to cut some for me ,

Good find Biggie,

I hate the tiny phillips screw heads, that if you dont have the right size driver tip, they get eaten away to easily.

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