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06-14-2009, 05:08 AM
Hi..im planning to construct a gyrobee for my college project im completely new to this..can anyone suggest how to start and where to buy the materials cheaply..i ve gyrobee documentation can i start constructing using that plans..pls help im a newbie..
06-14-2009, 09:42 AM
Well as I myself would tell you.
1. Do a lot of reading about the gyrobee. I started reading all the back threads that people before me had wrote as they were building. LOTS OF INFORMATION
2. always ask question if your not sure.....
3. Make sure the material you buy is 6061-6T it has a stamp on it, if not I would question it..
4. before you buy your motor ask questions again.. What size your weight.
get ready for a long haul of building. I would say find some one that has a 2 place and go flying first to make sure this is what you want to do...
some one will add more!
06-14-2009, 01:00 PM
thank you very much for replying..do you have complete step by step construction plans for gyrobee..
06-14-2009, 01:01 PM
thank you very much for replying..do you have complete step by step construction plans for gyrobee..it ll be very helpful to me
06-14-2009, 02:44 PM
do you have complete step by step construction plans for gyrobee..it ll be very helpful to me
Try this site.
06-14-2009, 03:04 PM
Here is a free site! On the plans you will not get a few thing you will have to buy them.
1. Flight controls
2. Rotor head
I have had good luck from the company
Or you can try aircraft spruce
06-14-2009, 05:43 PM
can anyone suggest how to start and where to buy the materials cheaply.
I'm not sure how cheap the parts will be after the shipping costs to India.
06-15-2009, 02:00 AM
is it cheap to buy rolling airframe kits or should i get raw materials and machine myself
06-15-2009, 03:29 AM
It is cheaper to buy the materials that you need and do the work yourself and it give you time to enjoy the work that goes into it. BUT (you have to be good using a drill press because of were the holes have to be drilled). It is not fun when you mess up a piece of alum that just cost you $75.00 bucks and now it is worth $2.50
If you want to buy the air frame look up Starbee for around 3,500.00 you can buy a frame that you done have to drill
06-15-2009, 11:48 AM
I have instructions for mounting a seat tank on a bee at my web site.
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