Blade Flyer

Remotely Controlled Model - Page 2

Soldered solder-sucking wire to the 0.100" spaced connector leads to improve contact with the 0.065" wide brass slip rings. Added two leads to provide the means of disconnecting one servo reverser lead.

To rout/grind groves for the screw heads used to secure the blade on the tube, I had to disassemble the blades. I took advantage of that by adding sewing machine oil to the blade hinge tubes and the blade axle during assembly. Note the telephone connector on the right. It is used for testing and for keeping the swivel connector from accidentally being pressed into the tube.

Dionysus Design (clint.lazzari at "The signal wire is the yellow one and this would be the best one to cut if you can only cut one, and the ground (brown wire) should always make the first connection and break the connection last." Electrical tape breaks the orange-yellow lead of the servo reverser when the normal circuit is made.

The solder sucker wire was easily bent by accident, and had to be constantly straightened, which gradually frayed the ends, so I soldered the ends (not shown).

Having five leads on one connector and three on the other interfered with the mechanics, so I had to split the double connector, and glue each to a regular connector. This still interfered with the mechanics, so I shimmed the servo. That provided enough room for the orange/white lead to contact the blade axle, and the constant connection (green wire) to contact the blade axle.

Contact: Bill Holmes via email or 661-305-9465

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