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Re: Part recommendation

Post by oxhey » Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:59 pm

Okay so im still a bit confused about how to mount the blade. This is what I have in sketchup.

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Re: Part recommendation

Post by Shakey » Tue Oct 18, 2016 10:22 pm

Get rid of the point nut that goes on top. Instead you have the thread sit in a bearing supporting the blade at that end. Drill some holes in the blade so the bolts that hold the adapter on go through it, tighten and loctite them.
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Re: Part recommendation

Post by oxhey » Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:33 am

Shakey wrote:Get rid of the point nut that goes on top. Instead you have the thread sit in a bearing supporting the blade at that end. Drill some holes in the blade so the bolts that hold the adapter on go through it, tighten and loctite them.
I knew the nut looked odd on the bot.

I found these bearings; http://www.hobbyking.co.uk/hobbyking/st ... rings.html

If they are correct, you wouldn't happen to have the dimensions of them as the page has nothing.
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Re: Part recommendation

Post by Roboteernat » Wed Oct 19, 2016 10:51 am

Those bearings are for the motor stator (inside shell) to run on the shaft, they will fit on the shaft on the motor, but you would need something that fits around the shaft of the threaded section. Usually 4mm or 5mm.

I would look at something like a MR104 BEARING FOR A 4MM shaft (something like http://simplybearings.co.uk/shop/p2766/ ... _info.html - also look at ebay for ones 99p) - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MR104-zz-4x10 ... xyeZNTWPjW

It depends on the shaft dimension of the threaded section

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also a flanged bearing will help hold the bearing in place too, use the flange against the motor section and pressed ionnto your framework. The flange will hold against the frame and stop it from flying out - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/W-FLANGE-MODE ... S32FBAeC0w

Note look for different sellers too.

BTW, just have a search for appropriate inner dimension, there are plenty of external dimensions available, i just took 10mm...
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Re: Part recommendation

Post by Rapidrory » Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:41 pm

The DYS motors need a 5mm bearing. I use the 5x8x2.5mm ones from here : http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/W-FLANGE-MODE ... hash=item0

The flange makes it easier to ensure it doesn't fall out.
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Re: Part recommendation

Post by oxhey » Wed Oct 19, 2016 8:46 pm

Rapidrory wrote:The DYS motors need a 5mm bearing. I use the 5x8x2.5mm ones from here : http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/W-FLANGE-MODE ... hash=item0

The flange makes it easier to ensure it doesn't fall out.

Thanks :)

Iv ordered a pack of switches and the motor. I most likely order the bearing by the end of the week.

Edit: also ordered the esc.
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Re: Part recommendation

Post by oxhey » Sun Oct 23, 2016 6:32 pm

First prototype done . It needs more room and the wires all need joining, which I will get to once the switch arrives.

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I will have a final question on the wiring, once everything is here.
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Re: Part recommendation

Post by Rapidrory » Sun Oct 23, 2016 9:29 pm

Those motor support bars will want to be thicker than that if it's gonna survive any decent hits; they're gonna be handling a lot of force!
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Re: Part recommendation

Post by oxhey » Sun Oct 23, 2016 10:13 pm

Rapidrory wrote:Those motor support bars will want to be thicker than that if it's gonna survive any decent hits; they're gonna be handling a lot of force!
Im aware of this. The first print I did, the bars broke when I put the motors in. This print (third) I made them thicker and the bars only broke a tiny bit, so im gona risk it and leave it at the thickness it is because there isnt much room.
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Re: Part recommendation

Post by Rapidrory » Sun Oct 23, 2016 10:27 pm

If you need some extra inspiration, this is a similar design which was very successful at the last AWS.

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Re: Part recommendation

Post by Shakey » Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:03 am

That was the first version, the support bars are about 3 times thicker now and it'll still sometimes ejects one on big hits! (I built that spinner)
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Re: Part recommendation

Post by oxhey » Tue Oct 25, 2016 6:32 pm

I think im going to try and assemble the wiring over the weekend.

I just wanted to check a few things, please correct me if im wrong.

1. The only soldering I need to do is joining the wires to the switch. The other wires can just be twisted together and then wrapped in electrical tape or something put over it (I forget the name of that something).

2. The motor has some connectors at the end of the wire. These are useless to me and will be cut off before being joined to the esc.

3. I dont know if I there will be enough cable to connect the switch to the NanoTwo and the plug. What cable can I use if I need to?
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Re: Part recommendation

Post by Shakey » Tue Oct 25, 2016 7:42 pm

1. You'll want to solder EVERY connection. The G forces and shock can easily undo twisted wires.

2. Those connectors normally match the ones on the brushless ESC.
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Re: Part recommendation

Post by oxhey » Tue Oct 25, 2016 8:28 pm

the esc is literally just wires with no connectors for the motor

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Re: Part recommendation

Post by Occashokka » Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:25 am

Is it the 10A hobbyking one with reverse by any chance?
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