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Apr 05, 2004, 11:59 PM
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ball in swash mod ?


Where would be a good place to get a ball in swash mod for a aerohawk?
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Apr 06, 2004, 08:11 AM
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Lynxman's Avatar
I made my own. I found a regular ball-link and driller the hole in the ball to 3mm. Then I enlarged the hole in the swashplate so that the ball could rotate in there with the shaft going through it. then I glued a little plastic washer to the underside of the ball inside the swashplate to hold it in. I used medium CA and a piece of thin piano wire to apply just a tiny amount of CA on the washer to avoid getting it on the ball. Works great!
Apr 07, 2004, 03:07 PM
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I think that I would rather just buy one or the swash with the ball already installed. Just need to know where to get one besides helihobby.com from what people say they are crooks.
Apr 07, 2004, 03:11 PM
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The Hummingbird swash fits the 'Hawk quite nicely and you can get those from just about any hobby store
Apr 07, 2004, 05:33 PM
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Thanks. I will try to find one.
Apr 07, 2004, 08:34 PM
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Buster7467,
If Hummingbird swashplate fits aerohawk then you can buy Cupid Swashplate (Ball mod Installed) for $10.99 from: http://www.greathobbies.com/frame_index.html
Just a search for Cupid Swashplate on this site.
Hope this help.
Apr 07, 2004, 10:14 PM
Razy Crandom Guy
If the Hummingbird swash is a direct fit for the Aerohawk, Dennis over at www.deeteeenterprises.com carries swashes with balls pre-installed. I have ordered from Dennis and his service is absolutely AMAZING.


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