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Feb 05, 2013, 10:56 AM
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I do I just need to know the size I may have them already.and Eric you have done outstanding work on this
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Feb 05, 2013, 02:32 PM
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I do I just need to know the size I may have them already.and Eric you have done outstanding work on this
The ones currently on the model are 25mm long, 3mm thread. There will be a few more as well. At least on the locking plates, as well as for the FC mount plate etc.
Feb 05, 2013, 03:24 PM
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OK, I think were going to have to shorten the center section height some. As it is, it going to be hard to tie it together where it wont be flimsy, without adding a bunch of unnecessary weight. There is PLENTY of room there to shorten it quite a bit.
Feb 05, 2013, 03:43 PM
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OK, I think were going to have to shorten the center section height some. As it is, it going to be hard to tie it together where it wont be flimsy, without adding a bunch of unnecessary weight. There is PLENTY of room there to shorten it quite a bit.
That is definitely fine with me. I was even going to suggest that we shrink the whole thing down by about 20% or so if possible but I didn't want to push my luck. Plus I have a hard time envisioning how all of the battery and flight controller will sit inside and how much volume it will consume.

I imagine that we will put some standoffs and a then the FC right smack in the CoG, and then maybe a battery above and a battery below.

I just got two of these in from hobbyking:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=17272

They might be too big though.

Thanks,

Matt
Feb 05, 2013, 03:46 PM
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McMaster Carr has them I can order some if you want Matt
Feb 05, 2013, 04:18 PM
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That is definitely fine with me. I was even going to suggest that we shrink the whole thing down by about 20% or so if possible but I didn't want to push my luck. Plus I have a hard time envisioning how all of the battery and flight controller will sit inside and how much volume it will consume.

I imagine that we will put some standoffs and a then the FC right smack in the CoG, and then maybe a battery above and a battery below.

I just got two of these in from hobbyking:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=17272


They might be too big though.

Thanks,

Matt

I will shrink it down a bit. It needs it. Its a tad big as it is!!!
Feb 05, 2013, 04:27 PM
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I will shrink it down a bit. It needs it. Its a tad big as it is!!!
Perfect. And if you want to "spec" out any particular batteries (due to sizing constraints), that's fine. The literature on these Park250's say they need a 2 cell; if the ones I bought are too big, I can order something smaller.

Thanks again,

Matt
Feb 05, 2013, 05:19 PM
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Oh man--this is so rad. GREAT WORK ERIC!!

Does anyone know of a good source for the needed hardware (like the spacers)?
If you need a local source for standoffs you could check out Fry's in Renton. I have picked up nylon and aluminum hardware there before.

Tim
Feb 05, 2013, 05:23 PM
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If you need a local source for standoffs you could check out Fry's in Renton. I have picked up nylon and aluminum hardware there before.

Tim
Thanks Tim!
Feb 05, 2013, 09:03 PM
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Almost there!!!

A little smaller, about 400mm now.

Feb 05, 2013, 09:24 PM
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Almost there!!!

A little smaller, about 400mm now.

Wooooooo Hoooooooo!!!!!!!!!! That looks so cool!
Feb 05, 2013, 09:27 PM
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Feb 05, 2013, 09:29 PM
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Man oh man I just fell in love
Feb 05, 2013, 09:32 PM
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Matt I was able to get some carbon fiber today
Feb 05, 2013, 09:34 PM
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Matt I was able to get some carbon fiber today
Nice!

Shoot me a PM and let me know what the damage is .


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