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Vario UH-1 B Build

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Tue Oct 08, 2013 11:27 am

Coming soon...
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Re: Vario UH-1 B Build

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Tue Oct 08, 2013 2:12 pm

The following items were ordered...
this is to get a model without electricals and electronics. The model will be at the point where it can be assembled and painted.
Part Nr Description
2040 Fuselage Kit Bell 204 UH-1B http://www.vario-helicopter.biz/za/prod ... _id=100874
702/80 Semi Scale rotorhead SKS
1002/82 Electric mechanicals excl. motor
1059 40 Degree angle gearbox
35/45 Rotor Shaft 12mm x 255mm
68/50 Swashplate driver 12mm
70/156-2 Pushrod 3.0 x 156mm
419 Scale Rotor Blades 1810mm
240/5 Fitting Set Bell UH-1B

Thereafter a scale cockpit was ordered
http://www.skyhunterhobbys.com/Huey-800 ... UH800G.htm
The cockpit will have operational controls (collective control, Cyclic control, Rudder control as well as weapons sighting) and will be illuminated for night flight.

All fittings inside the cockpit will be scale

The Weapons build will be continued here (the controls and starboard gun set)
Actual guns are found at Monkeydepot.com and I am still considering wheter to modify the M60s as they did
ACL0222-2T.jpg
or go OB and put on the .50 cals
ZY0050-2T.jpg
There is a hell of a lot of custom parts that will be fitted to the bird

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Re: Vario UH-1 B Build

Unread post by Notna123 » Wed Oct 09, 2013 5:05 pm

Hi Wonko

Can't wait to see this build starting. With the gun setup you have produced thus far one can only but imagine what your final product will look like.

Should you require micro/mini servos for the movement on the controls just shout. I have a bag full of 9g Hobby King servos still sealed that I more than likely will not use in the near future. They were bought for the same purpose but I do not have the expertise yet to tackle a project with that detail as this is my first build.

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Re: Vario UH-1 B Build

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:53 pm

Hi Anton...will take you up on that...thanx
My broek bewe vir die bou :shock:
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Re: Vario UH-1 B Build

Unread post by Notna123 » Thu Oct 10, 2013 7:29 am

Hi Wonko

The build will be a walk in the park with your vast knowledge and experience. Jou broek gaan bewe met die maiden.

Good luck with the build and keep us posted.

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Re: Vario UH-1 B Build

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:58 am

Notna123 wrote:Hi Wonko

The build will be a walk in the park with your vast knowledge and experience. Jou broek gaan bewe met die maiden.

Good luck with the build and keep us posted.

Cheers

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Hierdie sal my eerste heli wees met CCW rotor so ja ek moet biki huiswerk doen oor die setup
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Re: Vario UH-1 B Build

Unread post by Notna123 » Thu Oct 10, 2013 10:08 am

Sterkte Pel

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Re: Vario UH-1 B Build

Unread post by Notna123 » Thu Oct 10, 2013 10:53 am

Hi Wonko

CCW Rotor is apparently made easier with this little unit. You can adjust spool up and spool down speeds, Rotational direction and so forth.

http://www.robbe.de/programmer-v2.html

http://www.robbe.de/roxxy-bl-control-918.html

Nico @ Vario-Helicopter in Boksburg sells these units with their motor sets as a kit.

I don't now if this is what you need maybe it can help you.

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Re: Vario UH-1 B Build

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Thu Oct 10, 2013 2:48 pm

Anton

Saw those and Nico showed them to me. My concern is the 4 servo operation and the swash movement

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Re: Vario UH-1 B Build

Unread post by Notna123 » Fri Oct 11, 2013 2:58 pm

With you on that, but nothing like a fresh challenge.

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Re: Vario UH-1 B Build

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:43 pm

Van my goodies deur Customs.... =D> =D>
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Re: Vario UH-1 B Build

Unread post by Scale-Freak » Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:22 pm

And I have to wait till November.... :( :( :(

Can't wait to see her bud...
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Re: Vario UH-1 B Build

Unread post by Notna123 » Wed Oct 16, 2013 11:24 am

Can't wait to see the pictures once you have unpacked it.

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Re: Vario UH-1 B Build

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:52 pm

Hi Anton

I'm as giddy as a school boy .... Almost R40K spent and nothing to show yet....keen to get my grubby paws on......anything 8)
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Re: Vario UH-1 B Build

Unread post by Notna123 » Wed Oct 16, 2013 1:28 pm

Hahaha

No that feeling.

It will definitely be worth the wait. I think being able to say you are doing a Vario-Helicopter build must be a dream for any Scale enthusiast.

One thing that is true is that I envy you. I wish it was me starting a Vario build. My next build will most definitely be a Vario Large Scale. My dream will be to own either an EC120 or an EC135 turbine.

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