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Re: Helicopters C

Post by CrayolaCrayon » March 6th, 2018, 4:22 am

Yeah; duco will not seep into the glue like CA does. I remember using a lot of Duco in Wright Stuff, Would be a good option to go with certain glues for certain parts from my experience (rotors <_<).
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Post by alylam » March 6th, 2018, 7:12 am

CrayolaCrayon wrote:Yeah; duco will not seep into the glue like CA does. I remember using a lot of Duco in Wright Stuff, Would be a good option to go with certain glues for certain parts from my experience (rotors <_<).
Yeah, for me I tend to use Duco to reinforce some of the joints on the rotors after tacking them together with a tiny dot of CA. Other than that it's good for other places where things need to be readjusted, pretty sure it would just pop off if you used it for towing. Even using CA for the towing has it popping up a bit.
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Post by vjindal » March 30th, 2018, 1:41 pm

https://youtu.be/nn-x44gB0oA

This is our helicopters journey this year.

Let me know if you have any questions!
2019:
Mousetrap
Wright Stuff
Sounds

MIT 2018:
Heli: 1st
Mousetrap: 6th

--- Helicopters --- https://youtu.be/nn-x44gB0oA
--- Robot Arm --- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmHcG-bar7w&t=76s
--- Wind Power --- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=603F7vPUbrg&t=34s

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Post by Blonded » March 30th, 2018, 6:42 pm

vjindal wrote:https://youtu.be/nn-x44gB0oA

This is our helicopters journey this year.

Let me know if you have any questions!

Very pleasant video to watch!
Will you be competing in SciOly next year again?

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Re: Helicopters C

Post by vjindal » March 31st, 2018, 7:50 am

Blonded wrote:
vjindal wrote:https://youtu.be/nn-x44gB0oA

This is our helicopters journey this year.

Let me know if you have any questions!

Very pleasant video to watch!
Will you be competing in SciOly next year again?
Yep! I'm a junior this year.

And thanks!
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--- Helicopters --- https://youtu.be/nn-x44gB0oA
--- Robot Arm --- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmHcG-bar7w&t=76s
--- Wind Power --- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=603F7vPUbrg&t=34s

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Post by PM2017 » March 31st, 2018, 6:05 pm

vjindal wrote:https://youtu.be/nn-x44gB0oA

This is our helicopters journey this year.

Let me know if you have any questions!
That's amazing. I'm so sorry about the way your season ended.
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Re: Helicopters C

Post by Ten086 » April 1st, 2018, 1:05 pm

vjindal wrote:https://youtu.be/nn-x44gB0oA

This is our helicopters journey this year.

Let me know if you have any questions!
Dang, that's really impressive!! How did you get such a significant jump from like 1:15 to over 3 minutes? :O Like what do you think was the most important factor for increasing your time so much?
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Re: Helicopters C

Post by bernard » April 1st, 2018, 1:07 pm

vjindal wrote:https://youtu.be/nn-x44gB0oA

This is our helicopters journey this year.

Let me know if you have any questions!
Beautiful work, thanks for sharing.
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Re: Helicopters C

Post by vjindal » April 1st, 2018, 2:19 pm

Ten086 wrote:
vjindal wrote:https://youtu.be/nn-x44gB0oA

This is our helicopters journey this year.

Let me know if you have any questions!
Dang, that's really impressive!! How did you get such a significant jump from like 1:15 to over 3 minutes? :O Like what do you think was the most important factor for increasing your time so much?
The most important factor was definitely weight. We went from over 5g with the double-stick body Chinook to about 3.4g with our first FF kit. Later we reached exactly 3.0g.
2019:
Mousetrap
Wright Stuff
Sounds

MIT 2018:
Heli: 1st
Mousetrap: 6th

--- Helicopters --- https://youtu.be/nn-x44gB0oA
--- Robot Arm --- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmHcG-bar7w&t=76s
--- Wind Power --- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=603F7vPUbrg&t=34s

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Re: Helicopters C

Post by Rêveur » April 9th, 2018, 2:46 pm

vjindal wrote:https://youtu.be/nn-x44gB0oA

This is our helicopters journey this year.

Let me know if you have any questions!
Very very impressive. Did you guys find any modifications to the FFM kit to be helpful, or were you able to get a 3 minute time without modding the original plans?

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