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JD-Slow-Thumbs
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Posted: Mar. 11 2018,23:01

Please see on YouTube the video of my latest invention
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgyD65dqaVc
Thanks
JD
P.S. Please subscribe to my YouTube channel

Attaching Part List Below
Collective BuildLog 4A2


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Posted: Mar. 14 2018,03:15

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-....2674393

B - Weatherproof Box, 1Gang, 1 in Hub, PVC | CANTEX| Zoro #: G2159762| Mfr #: 5133365 | ($11.96)
https://www.zoro.com/cantex-....2159762

C - Weatherproof Cover, Horizontal, PVC | CANTEX| Zoro #: G2801775| Mfr #: 5133362 | ($3.62)
https://www.zoro.com/cantex-....2801775 ~23$

***** 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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