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BuildLog For Helicopter Collective 4A2 update

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Can not update link in last nights post, here is the new link.  

Collective Using PVC Conduit
Please see on YouTube the video of my latest invention
 


Thanks
JD
P.S. Please subscribe to my YouTube channel

Adding parts list below
HelicopterCollective-4A

This 1-inch version features the following parts:

***** From www.zoro.com *****
A - Conduit Outlet Body, PVC, E | CANTEX| Zoro #: G2674393| Mfr #: 5133153 | ($6.75)
https://www.zoro.com/cantex-conduit-...53/i/G2674393/
B - Weatherproof Box, 1Gang, 1 in Hub, PVC | CANTEX| Zoro #: G2159762| Mfr #: 5133365 | ($11.96)
https://www.zoro.com/cantex-weatherp...65/i/G2159762/
C - Weatherproof Cover, Horizontal, PVC | CANTEX| Zoro #: G2801775| Mfr #: 5133362 | ($3.62)
https://www.zoro.com/cantex-weatherp...62/i/G2801775/ ~23$

***** From HomeDepot *****
About 2 feet of 1-inch Gray PVC Conduit from HomeDepot(Cantex)
HomeDepotPartNo 1 in. x 10 ft. PVC Schedule 40 Conduit
Model # 67462 Internet #202295893 Store SKU #162973 Store SO SKU #184040

***** From www.digikey.com *****
Arduino Leonardo or Arduino Micro ~20$
Digi-Key Part Number 1050-1121-ND
Description ARDUINO LEONARDO WITHOUT HEADERS
Mfg Arduino MfgPartNo A000052
It needs to become a USB Human Interface Device Joystick
need to include library for "joystick" and easy configuration

Description POT SLIDE 10K OHM .5W 100MM
DigikeyPartNo PTB0143-2010BPB103-ND ~5$ 10K Slide Potentiometer
Mfg Bourns Inc. MfgPartNo PTB0143-2010BPB103

Description POT 10K OHM 1/5W PLASTIC LINEAR
DigikeyPartNo 987-1661-ND ~1 10K Rotary Pot for Throttle
Mfg TT Electronics/BI MfgPartNo P160KNP-0QC20B10K

Description SWITCH PUSH SPST-NO 15A 125V
DigikeyPartNo 451-1199-ND ~6$ Pushbutton for starter switch
Mfg Electroswitch MfgPartNo 7074C

Description KNOB CLR MATTE.50"DIA 6MM SHAFT
DigikeyPartNo 226-3013-ND ~8$ Knob for throttle pot
Mfg Kilo International MfgPartNo JD-50-3-7

Description SWITCH TOGGLE SPDT 5A 120V
DigikeyPartNo CKN1467-ND ~8$ Toggle switch for governor
Mfg C&K MfgPartNo 7105TCWZQE
*The SPDT-Mom-Off-Mom toggle switch for the governor might go with the deluxe kit 5C

***** Additional Material *****
22 or 24 gauge wire (not available at Home Depot)
Insulation for splices, tape or heatshrink
Terminal block was nice to have
Plywood
Chair
Bolt for pivot and fender-washer and wingnut and gasket material

***** Tools *****
Soldering Iron with solder of course
JigSaw/SabreSaw to cut plywood
Drill for drilling pivot hole
common drill bits plus
countersink for 1/4-20 screws
stepped drill for odd sized electronic shafts (like 15/32")

Good Luck And Enjoy
JD 
 

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