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Heli-Log 3:22:2020

Posted 03-22-2020 at 07:15 AM by rcnut

[bMarch, and the build continues…[/b]


Sygnergy G696Z…


I installed the main blades and zero’d them. I moved through the programming finishing the swashplate menu. I finalized the wiring (took a little longer than I thought), and made up a power wire for the LiPo pack to run from the front to the back.

I started in with the canopy, making sure it would fit properly, and with my wiring placement. The front canopy pins were not out (spacing...
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Heli-Log 3:13:2020

Posted 03-13-2020 at 10:01 AM by rcnut
Updated 03-22-2020 at 06:35 AM by rcnut

February/March, and the build continues…


Sygnergy G696Z…

I installed the throttle and tail servo. Found an old spare linkage that would work for the throttle. I setup a new profile in my Jeti radio, bound it to the REX 7 EX receiver, and bound that to the Spartan VX1n controller. Set up a couple of screens (receiver type, transmitter, etc.), and then went to the swashplate menu. Pull out 3 round Futaba servo horns from my stash, over the many years flying, and...
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Heli-Log 3:2:2020

Posted 03-02-2020 at 11:16 AM by rcnut
Updated 03-03-2020 at 05:16 AM by rcnut

February/March, and the build continues…


Sygnergy G696Z…

While I was waiting for the “extra” parts to come in (Thursday & Friday), I disassembled the clutch stack for the third bearing block. I pulled out the main shaft and slid it into the 3 bearing. I tightened the bearing block screws in a zig-zag pattern, verifying the main shaft would stay aligned. Mounted the boom clamp, installed the tail transmission, and ESC/battery tray up front. As luck...
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Heli-Log 2:24:2020

Posted 02-24-2020 at 10:51 AM by rcnut

Feburary, and the new build continues…


Sygnergy G696Z…

The conversion kit was waiting for me when I arrived home from work Friday. Not bad though, 8 days to receive a package from Greece!...by USPS. The conversion kit arrived undamaged, and it was well packed. I brought the kit to my work shop and moved parts of the 696 assembly to the side…so I could inspect the contents of the conversion kit. The kit comes with 2 frame sides, 2 front and 2 rear frame...
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Heli-Log 2:20:20

Posted 02-20-2020 at 07:36 AM by rcnut

Feburary, and the start of a new project…

So package two of three has arrived! I ordered all new BK 7002 cyclic servos, with the BK 7006 tail servo. Package number two, is the newly released Synergy 696 heli…and it will be converted to gas! That’s right, a gas version 696G. Dennis had a small contest looking for a USA pilot that was willing to convert their 696 electric to a gas powered heli. I just so happen to win! However, I just started setting up my 696 for competition, and I...
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