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Old 02-27-2011, 10:34 AM   #1
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hi all
im looking for a 450 flybar lock for my hk450(mt i think).anyone know of a good place to get one..i dont wanna spend a tonn on something i rarely use...famous last words i know oh and while im here glass fiber blades would be nice..these cf ones are nice but i wanna smash em up and just go oh well..the weather is changing here and i have just been flying my hk for the first time since last october im currently using 315 align cf blades but have to wonder if an extra few ml will make much differnce in lift i still have a tonn of belt cp woodies and i recon the esky cnc grips should just drop on..but i do wonder

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Old 02-27-2011, 10:51 AM   #2
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This guy made one
http://www.helifreak.com/showthread.php?t=10715
but you have to remove the head button to use it (as you have to do with most items like this).

And thre is the one made and sold by Rick Lohr, don't know what postage to UK would be
http://www.helifreak.com/showthread....169282&page=19

Or the somewhat expensive (and complex) Flylock from Sonix
http://www.sportsmoto.co.uk/acatalog...ock_tools.html

Or e-bay, but doesn't seem to ship outside US
http://cgi.ebay.com/Flybar-Lock-Tool...-/140479722296

Not really a lot of help, I'm afraid Personally, if I felt the need, I'd make one
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Old 02-27-2011, 11:31 AM   #3
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the guy making one gets my cash just for the fact he made one..will contact him during this week,im way to lazy to make one and lack proper tools

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Old 02-27-2011, 12:24 PM   #4
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give rick an MP , quick delivery
http://rdlohr.com/products.pdf
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Old 02-27-2011, 02:25 PM   #5
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antony,
I made several .. for 450 and 500's flybar and a very easy..
just get a bit of aluminium bar from the hardware store.. I used 10mmx3mm bar ..
cut a piece about 120mm long. drilled three holes with about 3mm bit,
one in centre, and two at about 50mm out from centre. put a 40mm fine threaded bolt with 2 two nuts on it. You just adjust the nuts , one each side of the alum-bar, so that bar is tight and parallel. It helps if you file a curved slot in the ends of the bolts.. so that it can sit snug onto the fly-bar rod.....
it works a treat and cost next to nothing.. you only need a drill to make it !!

heres a photo of mine attached to a copter-x head.. hope the pics clear enough..

I did use some brass "stand-offs" on the ends of the bolts.. just because I had some and I needed to make the bolts a bit longer..

but you get the idea.. nothing fancy.. but it works fine..
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Old 02-27-2011, 05:34 PM   #6
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I just use my little level on the flybar,,,,, on my one remaining bird, that is.
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That's it Chris, hardly anything to it Now if you want to get fancier, and have another use for those small diameter taps you just bought, you could drill and tap the outer holes Then only one nut needed
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I just use my little level on the flybar,,,,, on my one remaining bird, that is.
Yeah Tom, rub it in
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Old 02-28-2011, 12:37 PM   #9
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antony,
I made several .. for 450 and 500's flybar and a very easy..
just get a bit of aluminium bar from the hardware store.. I used 10mmx3mm bar ..
cut a piece about 120mm long. drilled three holes with about 3mm bit,
one in centre, and two at about 50mm out from centre. put a 40mm fine threaded bolt with 2 two nuts on it. You just adjust the nuts , one each side of the alum-bar, so that bar is tight and parallel. It helps if you file a curved slot in the ends of the bolts.. so that it can sit snug onto the fly-bar rod.....
it works a treat and cost next to nothing.. you only need a drill to make it !!

heres a photo of mine attached to a copter-x head.. hope the pics clear enough..

I did use some brass "stand-offs" on the ends of the bolts.. just because I had some and I needed to make the bolts a bit longer..

but you get the idea.. nothing fancy.. but it works fine..
nice one mate.its so simple looking im guessing my diy skills could cope with that
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Old 02-28-2011, 08:50 PM   #10
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yes tom .. very good observation..
", you could drill and tap the outer holes Then only one nut needed "

It would then be even easier to adjust up tight.. just need a screwdriver to wind the bots down.. and snig the nut up hand tight.. might be even better if you could find a wing nut of a small diameter for the underside nut !!

I don't' use these anymore, as I am selling all of my 450's and have sold the 500
The 600's are so big you can easily fit a spirit level bubble on the swash with a bit of plasti-tac and this makes leveling very easy..
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Old 03-01-2011, 01:39 AM   #11
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Small nuts (including wing nuts down to M3), bolts, taps and dies available here
http://www.modelfixings.co.uk/index2.htm
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