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My lightest outdoor "DC series"

Old 08-27-2022, 01:16 AM
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After getting some micro light bits & pieces, motor, servos, speedy and RX I started on my latest, hoping the lightest for my fleet, target=100grams or near.

New frame cut out.

30grams so far, all up.
Old 08-28-2022, 01:06 AM
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Pretty good so far at 38 grams almost fully braced. For this one I might have to design and make my own very light prop from laminate depron or balsa. I'll have a go.

This one feel really light.
Old 08-29-2022, 01:43 AM
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My first atempt to scratch build balsa prop is in progress, no idea if it will work but I have a go.

9.5inch by aprx. 2.5 CF reinforced balsa prop in making.
Old 08-29-2022, 05:03 PM
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Rather pleased with the result.

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Perfectly balanced after few coats of laminate seal, modified the tiny motor with the new extended shaft to properly secure the prop. Still waiting for the micro speedy to test run it.
In the meantime I might make another prop or two, with slight more pitch as this one is probably bellow 2. Can't buy them like that, LOL.

New power source for my 100 grammer.
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It's got a new name, "DC- B&W".

Coming along.
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Nearing its completion.

So far the lightest in my RC fleet.
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Fully complete, couple of flights in the log book but not happy with the motor, '1700kv' is too fast, tried even 1S, no good. Fishing for lower kv or the coaxial, an ideal for this model. It all takes time.
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So far flew it on all these props, the best so far is the one in the front, TP10x4.7, dramaticaly reduced in pitch as seen on pic. Next job will be making another balsa one at 11 inch in similar shape.

Flew them all.

Battling the light breeze.

~400+ hours of love in these.
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Now fitted with Ail.brakes.

Under birdie's watch!
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Another dead calm morning fun.


Low-slow and close.
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Never had as much fun as flying these creations, no need for clubs, no politics or regulations, no noise, just flying fun with skills improvement as a result.

Currently designing another one to add on.



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Morning floating with "Purple Swallow".
(Morning floating)
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Never ending joy flying this beaut on early calm mornings.

Backyard fun.
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Perfect dead calm February morning for my micro light fleet.




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Since the last post I have created few more delicate micro lights, such as "Worzel Midi", "Koso-Tvor- Rhombus-Creation" and so far the lightest beaut at 114g. AUW "Golden Winglet", each magic performers for whichever, indoor or outdoor enjoyment.

Worzel in KE mode.

Outdoor fun.

Koso Tvor in action.

Fun in the bowl.

24Kt. Golden Winglet.

Magnificent performer.
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My latest Dualsky Coax powered Indoor "Subcento", handles pretty nice outdoors even in light drizzle.
(13th. Jan. Subcento in light rain with few puffs of brezee)
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Wow, you really have this type of build DOWN !!!

Great looking and obviously fun to fly.

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