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12-31-2019 12:41 AM  29 days ago
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Grimracer

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Vario 1:6th "Big" Jet Ranger
Gang, I need some blade recommendations for my Vario jet ranger.... I will be flying this flybarless.

Thank you!

Grim
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12-31-2019 01:40 AM  29 days ago
doorman

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Blades..
If you are using the Vario benzin mechanics, I would use the Vario 800mm blades.
That's what I fly on mine after converting to fbl..

Stan
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12-31-2019 02:24 AM  29 days ago
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What mechanics are you using?Roy Mayoral
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12-31-2019 12:33 PM  29 days ago
Grimracer

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Vario Benzen.. petrol motor.

Champ.. let me look at those..

Thanks

Grim
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12-31-2019 04:15 PM  29 days ago
marc28

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Grim, the Vario 419 blades work best on the 1/6 JR East Coast scale helicopter Field Rep
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12-31-2019 09:57 PM  28 days ago
Grimracer

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Marc.. I have a set and will give them a go..

Thanks

Grim
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01-01-2020 10:24 PM  27 days ago
Grimracer

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thanks for the help so far..

I am going to change the tail gears.. they are 16t for a 5mm shaft.. I dont see them in the manual I have.. I do see 17T however...

Would 95/10 bevel gear set for M5 shaft fit?

Thanks in advance!

Grim
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01-02-2020 09:40 AM  27 days ago
modtron

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Grim,

The 16T gear you need is pt. no 95.
https://www.vario-helicopter.biz/us...oth::31108.html

The Spiral gear set 95/10 is for the Metal Tail box only.

modtron
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01-02-2020 01:00 PM  27 days ago
Grimracer

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Thank you.. I saw #95 in the manual but failed to find it on line. thank you for the link.

Most helpfull and thanks again!

Grim
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01-11-2020 01:22 AM  18 days ago
Grimracer

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Gang,

Just a start.. but here is what I have so far... not much.

Parts on order.. Replacing all the bevel gears. The guy that build this used RED locktite on EVERYTHING..LOL.. I got it apart..

https://michaelzaborowski.smugmug.com/VARIO-Bell-206/

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01-15-2020 06:51 PM  14 days ago
Grimracer

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I machined a spacer to set the swash on the heli. It totally makes sense to me know.. the 13mm spacing on this machine sets the anti rotation pin in the center of the anti rotation slot. I will have to post a pic.. so simple a cave man could do it. (Now I need to make sure I make them for some of my other setups)

Not much to report. I did buy some heat deflecting material for the muffler side of the fuse.. I will likely place a small amount between the muffler and the frame set as well..

Grim
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01-17-2020 03:46 PM  12 days ago
TaylorDrain

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Project is looking good! You are really going to enjoy this bird. I need to get mine going after I finish my current projects.

Taylor
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01-24-2020 10:34 PM  4 days ago
Grimracer

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Thanks Taylor...

Then to the gang.. what is the best way to determine the length of the servo arm for the tail?

Thanks in advance.

Grim
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01-25-2020 01:33 AM  4 days ago
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Mike,
Like almost any heli, the arm length for the tail servo should be what is needed to have the servo travel (set at 100%) be correct when moving from “hover” position to full anti-torque position.
The assumption is that the servo arm and tail pitch change bellcrank are at 90 degrees to the pitch change rod at hover position.

Sandy
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01-25-2020 01:45 AM  4 days ago
doorman

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Servo Arm
Use 17mm from center output shaft to outer hole of arm..
Then check to see if it gives you what Sandy said

Stan
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