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Old 11-17-2005, 12:04 PM
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Hey guys, this one is nothing like the models that have been posted so far, but with limited income I think it'll turn out fine. This is just the beginning. These are kyosho nexus 30 mechanics (hush I said limited income) with a 46 engine. As you can see I have already acomplished quite a bit. This body I found on ebay NIB for any 30 size heli for $50 including shipping. That guy is selling another one Item number: 6012792114. I have to do my own would work, and I would like to make a hughes 500 MD with rocket pods and nose gear.
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Old 11-17-2005, 01:47 PM
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You might want to try using the Thunder Tiger MD500 accessories-heres my finished .60 Raptor
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Old 11-17-2005, 05:51 PM
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That heli is awesome. I don't know if the accessories will be way off scale though. I guess it can be that much different.
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Old 11-17-2005, 06:03 PM
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try this-go to Ebay and search,"Little Bird Helicopter"-its a 1/6 th scale toy chopper made to go with 12" tall Ultimate Soldier action figures. The helicopter itself is 2 & 1/2 ft long and a foot tall.It has rocket pods and a lotta cool accessories.It may be just the size you need
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Old 09-19-2006, 11:48 PM
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Was your little bird a converted little bird or is it the thunder tiger fuselage?
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Old 09-20-2006, 11:19 AM
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Default RE: A Poor mans Scale Heli

Thats a 60 size, the little birds are converted to 28 and 30 sized from the old small frame mechanics like the original shuttles.

Roy have you seen my new scaler?
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Old 09-20-2006, 01:00 PM
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Beautiful job.Andy-Heres my finished Hirobo Tow Cobra
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Old 09-23-2006, 04:19 PM
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HEY ANDY-didnt know you flew near a nuclear power plant-does your heli GLOW???
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Old 09-23-2006, 04:59 PM
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LOL its not a nuke, just a generating station.

There's an overhead view in my gallery on RR, for some reason I cant find the file on my laptop
http://www.runryder.com/helicopter/gallery/16747/
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Old 09-24-2006, 05:03 PM
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Nice pics,nice aircraft,cute kid-YOU DA MAN!
Whats up with the Kavan kit,you like retro stuff?
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Old 09-25-2006, 01:20 PM
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Yea I have a soft spot for old scale choppers and Jet Rangers so that meets both criteria.
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Old 09-25-2006, 06:19 PM
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looking forward to seeing it when its finished
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SUPER Nice job you did, your hired

I too am into "low budget", si I just keep my eyes open for good deals and you got a great deal.

Best Wishes, can't wait to see it all finished.
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You think you're poor!
This is what I've got to work with. PiccoZ hardware and controls and a 1:72 Italeri static kit. I'll keep you posted on the progress. The fit looks like it is right on and now we'll have to get the lift.
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Old 03-03-2007, 08:25 PM
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Default RE: A Poor mans Scale Heli

i have one of those little bird fuses here sitting by itself and looking forlorn for a heli, in rough shape since i have ignored it for so long, if anyone interested in giving a loving and caring home please let me know. ken
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Did you get the lift? Those little things don't like weight. Where did you get the uh1f huey? I tred the RAH Comanche, it won't fly. Looking into vacuum forming. Alot of sites showing how to do it with household items.
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Old 03-11-2007, 12:46 AM
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Here's a pic of my helicopter.



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Old 04-20-2007, 07:25 AM
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well heres my little bird , has jr ergo 30 mech that i converted to 50 ,a tt md530 fuse ,and an old action man that i made all new kit and uniform for , has scale exhaust and lights ,also .this was also done very much on the cheap ,as i bought 3 ergo 30s in aus for $400 ,the fuse was the most exspensive , and the only new parts on the heli are the main blades and a gy 401


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Those are all great!

I am just learning to fly on a Raptor 50 Titan. I
am not real interested in 3d, but once I learn
forward flight and can fly around I think a scale
project would be fun!

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