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Reply #16 - Jul 24th, 2018 at 8:05pm

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Ok Paul you got it, late fall I should have everything ready and I will send you the gearing and plans and stuff. I will get your mailing info when I am ready to send.
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Reply #15 - Jul 24th, 2018 at 6:47pm

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I am up for it Ray,
Can do this as a winter project.
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Paul
 
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Reply #14 - Jul 24th, 2018 at 4:38pm

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Hi Paul,

I would send you the gears needed for this as well as plans and pattern sheets, just want to see if it will be easy for someone besides me to build.

Cheers, Ray K.
 
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Reply #13 - Jul 24th, 2018 at 3:51pm

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Ray I would give it a go. Have to get the stuff to make the gears and info from you. May take me a bit to build but would be a fun project to do. My hand is doing better but still alot of trouble doing the finish work at this time. Thanks Ray.
Paul
 
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Reply #12 - Jul 23rd, 2018 at 6:19pm

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Hi Paul,

This one is pretty simple, as you see by the drawing I was going for keel and former construction, but I decided to redo this drawing and make it side frames and sub former construction, less balsa used, lighter construction, I will have the new sheet # 1 drawing done by tomorrow, this would be a good helicopter model to start with, mechanics are pretty simple and the co-axial gear box is not hard to build.

If you would like to try one, I will be looking for someone to try and build this as a test once I have all the drawings done.

Cheers, Ray K.
 
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Reply #11 - Jul 23rd, 2018 at 5:35pm

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Looks profsional Ray  Smiley
Like to try my hand at building one. What would you recommend for a first time buyer?
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Paul
 
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Reply #10 - Jul 23rd, 2018 at 4:55pm

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Here is sheet # 1 of plans completed, working on sheet # 2.

Cheers, Ray K.
 

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Reply #9 - Jul 20th, 2018 at 7:01pm

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Hi Paul,

I hunt around until I find a plastic gear that I think is close to what I need then I just machine these gears into what I want, I make the gears thinner, lighter by adding lighting holes, change the bore size, ect, once I get the gears to where I want them then I make a master silicone mold of the modified gears and now I can cast as many as I want.

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Reply #8 - Jul 20th, 2018 at 6:36pm

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Hi Ray,
When you make the plugs for the  gear molds, do you use metal ones or do youcarve the gears out. I always wanted to do this just have not had time to research it. Thanks for sharing skill and knowledge.
Paul

 
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Reply #7 - Jul 20th, 2018 at 6:10pm

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You and me both brother, the process of making gears is really not that hard, most important thing is getting the silicone mold right, you have to work it to get all the air bubbles out and get the silicone in all the nooks and crannys before it starts to set up, air bubbles ruin molds, casting them are easy, you just have to be fast on the pouring after mixing the stuff I use sets up in 3 minutes so time is critical.

Cheers, Ray K.
 
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Reply #6 - Jul 20th, 2018 at 5:17pm

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Ray,
You're ability to make those gears is fantastic!  I'm jealous of that skill!  I look forward to seeing this new power train at work!
Tom
 

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Reply #5 - Jul 20th, 2018 at 5:00pm

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Ok, I made modifications to the gear set and made the silicone mold to cast the 4 to 1 gear set, this new gear set came out to 3 grams, looks like I have all the mechanical components ready, all I need to do is build the model to put this stuff into and see if it works.

Cheers, Ray K.
 

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Reply #4 - Jul 17th, 2018 at 4:09pm

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Thanks Guy's, sorry for the blurry pictures, yes Tom it is a quarter.

Cheers, Ray K.
 
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Reply #3 - Jul 17th, 2018 at 1:15pm

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Ray,
This is looking very good...I'm still contemplating how to make contra rotating setup for my Schneider Trophy plane with the gears you sent me. 

Is that a quarter in your pictures?
Tom
 

If God is your Co-pilot...switch seats...
Your attitude will determine your altitude!- John Maxwell
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Reply #2 - Jul 17th, 2018 at 7:42am

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Good looking gear box. Look forward seeing the build of this.
Paul
 
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