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05-11-2005, 11:00 AM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

Sorry, been busy.... I got it all setup and working.... I'll get some pictures posted this week sometimg.
04-28-2005, 05:14 PM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

This is the part you want

http://www4.mailordercentral.com/heliproz/prodinfo.asp?number=102395
04-28-2005, 01:47 PM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

The Blades I am using now are Raptor 30 Tail rotor blades with 3/8!QUOT! Trimmed off the TE of the blade. The Grips are sanded down to the thickness of the blade. Then the root is cut just on the...
04-28-2005, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

the 2808and 2812 series are .125 shafts.
04-28-2005, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

No, the bearin chase supports the collar. These collars are included in the parts when you purchase the Hacker Motor. It's to replace the e-clip when you reverse mount the motor. The E-clips pull off...
04-28-2005, 09:52 AM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

04-27-2005, 11:43 PM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

Thats it! It took me 20 minutes to make this one. and a HECK OF A LOT cheaper than the HL plastic set. Time for bed now... Tomarrow we'll mount the blades and setup the system on the plane.
04-27-2005, 11:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,135
Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

Another shot. You can see the coller on the back of the motor in this one. This is needed to keep the shaft from pulling out of the end bell under the MASSIVE POWER!

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04-27-2005, 11:38 PM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

Apply some white lithium greese to the control pushrod and slide it through the motor. Snap the ball ends onto the Pitch arms...

http://www.3dfoamy.com/images/Hosting/DSCF0029.JPG
04-27-2005, 11:35 PM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

I used 1/16" SS rod for the pushrod. to 1/16" wheel collers on the end and a control horn. You NEED to get a bearing and drill out the inside of the control horn to match the bearing. Place a 1/16"...
04-27-2005, 11:32 PM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

Apply some white lithium greese to the inside of the blade holders. NOTE: These are BALL BEARING HOLDERS!!!! Not the cheapy stuff you see on the "Production" VPP stuff coming out.

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04-27-2005, 11:30 PM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

Slide the Tail rotor set onto the shaft. It's a perfect fit for the 3mm shaft and no machining will be needed. Tighten the set screw on the shaft.

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04-27-2005, 11:25 PM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

Slide the can and stator/endbell back together. You'll want to allow a 3/16" piece of the shaft to protrude from the rear of the can, and the remainder out the front. (3/16" not seen in this picture)...
04-27-2005, 11:23 PM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

Lightly tap the new Hollow shaft into the Can.

http://www.3dfoamy.com/images/Hosting/DSCF0018.JPG
04-27-2005, 11:22 PM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

Use a Dremel tool or a hacksaw to cut off the 3mm hollow shaft at the mark. Bevel the end slightly with some sand paper to allow pressing back onto the bell.

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04-27-2005, 11:20 PM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

To remove the shaft from the can, tap it out lightly with an awl or wood dowel. Mark the 3mm Tube to the same length as the original shaft.

http://www.3dfoamy.com/images/Hosting/DSCF0016.JPG
04-27-2005, 11:18 PM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

After the E-clip is removed, the motor can and shaft can be slid from the Stator and endbell. A small amount of force will be needed to overcome the magnetic pull between the parts.

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04-27-2005, 11:16 PM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

Start with the Hacker. remove the set screw on the fron of the motor can. The can is pressed onto the shaft, so do not try to pull the can off the shaft just yet. remove the E-clip off the back of...
04-27-2005, 11:11 PM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

SS 3mm Hollow Shaft
http://www.3dfoamy.com/images/DSCF0015.JPG
04-27-2005, 11:10 PM
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Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

Tail Rotor Set
http://www.3dfoamy.com/images/DSCF0010.JPG
04-27-2005, 12:48 PM
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Views: 19,135
Posted By Levi_Jordan

RE: BUILDING your own VPP Setup

The above setup is what I am building now for this thread. The Hacker A20-34s motor is intended to be used on 2 cells and a 8x4 prop. However..... 3 Cells and a 8x4HD prop REALLY SINGS! and the motor...
04-27-2005, 12:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,135
Posted By Levi_Jordan

BUILDING your own VPP Setup

Building your own VPP setup is actually much easier than you can imagine. You'll need to order some parts. The places, parts and Prices that I got mine are linked below: I Called Heli Proz and they...
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