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Dec 07, 2005, 03:46 PM
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Anyone building the RCM&E plan this month?


In the latest issue of RCM&E there is a pull out plan for a CD rom motor powered twin rotor design out of depron. Anyone building it yet?

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Dec 10, 2005, 04:19 PM
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Not I.

Forgive my ignorance, but what is RCM&E? Is that a UK magazine?
Dec 10, 2005, 04:25 PM
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Radio Control Models and Electronics. Is a UK mag that is available in the USA.
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Dec 26, 2005, 10:07 AM
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Jan 03, 2006, 04:02 PM
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There's a twin rotor depron gyro, complete with a full scale plan, which is what made me look in this forum . Gotta get some copies made of the plan, and I hope to be cutting depron next week or maybe even this weekend.
Jan 13, 2006, 03:51 PM
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Just picked up a copy of the mag (January issue BTW). I wonder if it would be suitable indoor. I haven't read the article completely or unfolded the plan yet, but it looks simple enough as it mostly all 3mm depron.

I couldn't believe my eyes when I looked at the close-up of the wheels used: bottle caps!
Jan 19, 2006, 07:18 PM
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Picked up the magazine today. Never built a gyro, but I have a box of 3mm Depron waiting for a project and this looks like an easy one for me to start with. Just have to order a cdrom kit to build, another speed control and a receiver. Just had to mention that, my wife reads my posts sometimes, so now she will be prepared when I get my stuff Bud
Jan 28, 2006, 06:26 PM
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Got the rest of the stuff today to start. Will begin on it tomorrow. Going to give my tandem heli build a break for awhile. It seems I go back and forth alot Bud
Jan 29, 2006, 06:45 PM
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Had to go shopping today with the wife . I at least got the plan spray glued to some poster board and cut out. Pic of it is not the greatest, but show's what it looks like. Bud
Feb 03, 2006, 04:38 PM
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Been going slow on this project, been some what busy lately. Did get the fuse and rotor's done. Only thing I changed, was added bearings to the rotors instead of using bushings.You get the angle of the rotors by overlapping them by the center hub.Bud
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Feb 04, 2006, 04:13 PM
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Bought a new toy to try out on this. Went to get a few props and thought I was going to get away cheap today. Bud
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Feb 12, 2006, 10:59 AM
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Have to put the rudder on, the electronics ( have to wind a motor for it), few odds and ends. Hopefully, weather and time permits, next weekend first flight.Bud
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Feb 14, 2006, 05:46 PM
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Ready for flight, hopefully this weekend, or sooner. All depends on the wind. 7 1/2 ounces including TP730 3cell.Bud
Feb 19, 2006, 05:54 PM
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Well, cold a windy outside , looks like I will have to wait for awhile to try her out.bud edit: still windy, 2/21, alot windy Hopefully I might give her a try anyhow if it dies down somewhat, better chance Sunday with me being off all day, can get wife out there to take some video.bud
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Feb 26, 2006, 10:15 AM
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First video.
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...54#post5098839


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