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Andy7:
19 Aug 2019 09:14:20
Good for you!  ~~
DarkButterfly:
18 Aug 2019 19:13:57
Had another negative encounter, it's been a few years since the last one, just an uneducated ******, going on about drones being illegal yada yada yada.    :-/
Still that didn't spoil my flying time, had an absolute blast  ~~
Gaza07:
07 Aug 2019 19:52:01
ooooh mrs jones  :D
hoverfly:
30 Jul 2019 15:26:34
D.B. you tightwad.. :cool:
atomiclama:
29 Jul 2019 20:14:10
DB that just means you have shed loads of props in the first place ;-)
DarkButterfly:
29 Jul 2019 18:53:33
Just had a thought, even with all the crashing I've done, I haven't bought any replacement props in over a year ~~
ched:
09 Jul 2019 19:45:42
May the sun shine and winds be light for BFU#8. Son't forget lots of vids for those of us unable to attend.  :D
Gaza07:
09 Jul 2019 18:10:30
Hope you all have a great day  :beer2:
Andy7:
09 Jul 2019 14:05:28
BFU#8 details locked in for this saturday - see the head of the forum thread for all details.
hoverfly:
05 Jul 2019 21:51:05
Good for genital warts as well......or so I'm told.. :hmm
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Self balancing washers

Started by rsmith21, Monday,September 23, 2013, 15:47:09

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Monday,September 23, 2013, 15:47:09 Last Edit: Monday,September 23, 2013, 15:50:35 by rsmith21
Well I gave it my best shot but I don';t have the skill required to make this work. Based on a product I saw for removing vibration on car wheels I tried to apply it to the hobby by building prop washers on the same idea as Centramatic

I used a 2p coin some 1mm ball bearings ( 30 ) and some copper tube, I turned the 2p on my lathe down to a better size and so that it would be concentric to the 5mm hole I drilled, heat treated the copper so it would bend easily, formed it round the 2p and cut it to exactly the right size, fed in the balls with some oil and soldered it all. Then turned it on the lathe again to remove the solder. despite my best it was still well out of true. Well it was worth a go, if anyone has access to a better workshop they may have better luck.





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