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Discussion in 'Modding Worklogs' started by mad_mic3, Aug 29, 2015.

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    Turtle Head

    Hi Everyone

    Kev sent the WD Hdd up last week:thumbup:

    Got a little bit more done this week

    Refer to last pic for this item;)


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    Redesigned & made the Cockpit hatch cover, the cover flips forward


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    Inside of the hatch


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    Already marked out for the Perspex cuttouts


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    Corners will sit flush for a clean look


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    2 Large missiles per side, need to redesign the mounting brackets for them;)


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    Next update end of next week:thumbup:

    Thanx's for looking:)

    mad_mic3:)
     
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    Now that's really starting to take shape Mic! I reckon when you're done there are not many OCAU brotatoes who won't want it.

    Baz.
     
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    Coming along nicely Mic. :thumbup:
     
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    Loving the updates. :thumbup:
     
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    Mike you are a craftsman :thumbup: :cool:
     
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    Thanx's Baz, Ken, Ma & BD:)
     
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    Sorry Ladies & Gents:o

    No update this week, Hell's needed some jobs around the house done this week:eek:

    Have a Happy easter:thumbup:

    mad_mic3;)
     
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    Feeling a bit "Wired"

    Hi Everyone

    The wiring is all but done, will add the finishing touches once it’s all sitting in the Helicopter main frame

    The tools, as per last pic;)


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    The original wire set, just a tad long for this project


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    Old meets new made up set, the original set will be sent as spares for the new owner;)


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    AIO cooler pump wire shortened, left of pic shows how much was shortened
    right of pic shows sleeving of the fan wire


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    New cables all plugged in place:)

    If anyone has some "Female Molex Pins", say 12 or so, I can make a custom molex cable to run the fans when it all goes together
    pm me or post here:thumbup:


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    left of pic, I put a red 24pin socket on to indicate that it is the M/B Socket side,
    I also marked the socket "M/B"

    right of pic,Once I make the HDD mounting bracket ill adjust the Sata power cable if need be


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    The pwr switch setup, this will be mounted in the Cockpit


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    Thanx's for looking

    mad_mic3:)
     
  10. Zenator

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    Looking good mic you have that supper compact. :)
     
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    with a different graphics card cooler it could be made more compact;)
     
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    Benching

    Hi Everyone

    Time to test all the hardware setup for this project out

    The Samsung ssd was formatted with W7 Home premium serial,
    Thankyou to member "426" for supplying that:thumbup:

    @ this stage the 1TB WD spin drive was not connected, the pwr cable was used to pwr the dvd drive to facilitate with the format


    Windows SP1 installed, Nvidia 364.72 64bit driver installed

    Some web links for online validation

    Fire strike score web link
    http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/11651457

    Cloud Gate web link
    http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/11651496

    Sky Diver web link
    http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/11651564

    Ice Storm web link
    http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/11651600

    Ice Score Extreme web link
    http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/11651636

    3DMARK 11 web link
    http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/11173672

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    Looking at the results while benching, temps & power levels are all stable:thumbup:

    Hopefully that covers most types of results

    Thanx's for looking

    mad_mic3;)
     
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    Rotors Away

    Hi Everyone

    Ocau member “Jonbanez” came over to lend a helping hand
    Much appreciated Jon:thumbup:

    Not a great deal of pics with this update:o

    After drawing a template for the Blades, Jon started cutting them out
    while I started machining a Boss/ Bearing mount


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    Finished it up today, the Boss will be glued/ resined into the top of the roof section


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    The centre locking cap tension is adjustable with nylon washer


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    Jon done a Excellent job with the blades:thumbup:


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    Old blades in comparison with the new set, its much more in prospective size wise now
    the old set will be repurposed down the track on another project


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    Enjoy the rest of the long weekend:thumbup:

    Thanx's for looking

    mad_mic3:)
     
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    Really starting to take shape. :thumbup:
     
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    Yep Ma:) , tail rotor up next
     
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    Shaping up nicely :cool:
     
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    Thanx's BD:)

    Got the tail rotor done today,
    F""king phone wont let me get the pics offa:(
     
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    Those blades look the business man :thumbup:
     
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    Thanx's slacker:)
     
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    Rear Rotor

    Hi Everyone

    After hours of F”””””g around, got most of the pics from my phone

    Lets start with some old hole saw cut outs;)
    pre scribed/ marked out @ 90 deg


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    Time to make the centre bearing/ rotor mount


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    Doing a trial fit before turning the other side to size


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    Component parts ready for the next step


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    Rotor mount mounting point, a 4mm allen key bolt with do


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    Mounting arm bolted on


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    Do some measuring on the setup, than machine the mounting arm to size


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    making the crush mounts, this will aid the strength somewhat


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    Showing how it all fits together, time to drill a mounting hole


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    Bottom view


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    Top side view bolted in place


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    The rotors just need the edges rounded & their ready for paint


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    Thanx's for looking & commenting

    mad_mic3;)
     

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