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Mismatched props - problems ahead

Started Dec 14, 2012 0 Replies

Hi all.My pictures prolly don't look terribly scientific, but I'm sure you'll get the idea. Wanted to put different coloured props on my quad (x-config) for orientation. But props are coming from…Continue

Tags: selection, prop

Joining carbon fibre tubing (Tees or Cross-shaped ferrules?)

Started this discussion. Last reply by RoseJacobson Oct 15. 3 Replies

Hello all,Although I will soon start assembling a ready-made frame, I'm thinking it would be fun to start a project from scratch. Thinking about using carbon-fibre. Although I have found ferrules on…Continue

Tags: frame, quad, carbonfibre, ferrules

 

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Bruce Buchanan replied to Bruce Buchanan's discussion Joining carbon fibre tubing (Tees or Cross-shaped ferrules?)
"Eric, I would like to know as well. If it bonds ok, there would be more options (although slightly heavier). I went to that Dragon site, very interesting, but those connectors are huge (3/4" and 1"). I guess it is mainly for people…"
Mar 3
Eric Pinkel replied to Bruce Buchanan's discussion Joining carbon fibre tubing (Tees or Cross-shaped ferrules?)
"Dragon plate has many types of connectors. I am interested to know if its possible to bond CF tube to PVC."
Mar 1
Bruce Buchanan posted a discussion

Mismatched props - problems ahead

Hi all.My pictures prolly don't look terribly scientific, but I'm sure you'll get the idea. Wanted to put different coloured props on my quad (x-config) for orientation. But props are coming from different suppliers and there's a HUGE difference in flexibility. (See attached photos: the black prop is 1045 from Hobbycool #PQ1045SNC, the yellow is from HK # 017000063). I should have maybe taken a pic with no weight, but the black props flex about 2mm with a 293 gram weight (determined by kitchen…See More
Dec 14, 2012
Bruce Buchanan posted a discussion

Joining carbon fibre tubing (Tees or Cross-shaped ferrules?)

Hello all,Although I will soon start assembling a ready-made frame, I'm thinking it would be fun to start a project from scratch. Thinking about using carbon-fibre. Although I have found ferrules on the market for joining two pieces end to end, it would be nice to find "tees" and "crosses". Seems really odd that these are not commercialized. Does anybody know of a manufacturer?Might experiment with some PVC plumbing fittings like shown in the pic if I can shave down the weight  sufficiently.…See More
Nov 17, 2012

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semi-retired, living in Brasil, complete newbie
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mainly interested in the photography/video aspect (as opposed to aerobatics)
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