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by obstinate
September 4th, 2010, 8:04 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Rubber
Replies: 323
Views: 33442

Re: Rubber

Oh, what i was saying was that mine landed with a significant number of winds left....

also, is there a proper way to tie the knot in the rubber?
by obstinate
September 3rd, 2010, 11:28 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Rubber
Replies: 323
Views: 33442

Re: Rubber

How many winds, realistically, should our models be landing with?
I read that most wright stuff models use up all their winds before touching the ground...
is this realistic for helicopters?
by obstinate
September 1st, 2010, 10:59 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Rubber
Replies: 323
Views: 33442

Re: Rubber

i found that my rubber often bunches up in certain areas and causes the whole helicopter to just stop, even when there are still many winds left. is this a common problem? are there specific ways to prevent this?.... it may be important to note that i have not been able to get my hands on the compet...
by obstinate
August 30th, 2010, 6:34 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Rotors
Replies: 280
Views: 40196

Re: Rotors

i saw that many helicopters had the two rotors closer together, including the parlor copter kit.
is this a better design than spacing them out?

i built some both ways, and the ones with the rotors further apart seemed less wobbly. that may just have
been due to craftsmanship issues though...
by obstinate
August 29th, 2010, 10:24 am
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Rotors
Replies: 280
Views: 40196

Re: Rotors

my rotors definitely aren't balanced perfectly, but i don't know how to go about fixing this. Do i add weight to the other side? also, i bent my own thrust bearing out of .015 music wire. not only does it bend a little when the rubber is attached but also, i couldn't get the top part (the side that ...
by obstinate
August 28th, 2010, 8:57 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Rotors
Replies: 280
Views: 40196

Re: Rotors

My helicopter seems a bit wobbly, and i'm not quite sure what is causing this.
i'm guessing its because my rotors aren't exactly in a straight line, but i also noticed
that my thrust bearing bends when the rubber is attached...

is there any way to fix the problem?
thanks
by obstinate
August 26th, 2010, 10:19 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Rubber
Replies: 323
Views: 33442

Re: Rubber

sorry...kind of new to this event.
how many times can we expect to wind the rubber?

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