Quad Fan Hovercraft Update 3rd April 2015


I thought I might just try twin fan RC control to steer the hovercraft. I re-used the toothbrush motors which was probably a bad idea as I had cooked them before, but they seemed to work more or less OK although still under powered for what I wanted.

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Main components
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Swimming float
4 motors from eBay possibly Hubsan replacements
4 propellers from eBay for Hubsans
3.7v LiPos

2 motors from cheap vibrating toothbrushes
2 rotor blades from bargain store helicopter toys

RC transmitter & receiver from a 'Lego' clone toy car

Main Tools
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Hot Glue Gun
Craft knife
Soldering iron

Filmed using
FujiFilm FinePix S4800

Edited using
Serif MoviePlus Starter Edition

Related playlists
Quad Fan Hovercraft playlist http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=...
Hovercraft playlist http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=...
Radio Control Remote Control playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...

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Generally my projects are for my grandchildren to enjoy. OK, I enjoy them too. If anybody else likes them, that is a bonus. I like to keep my work as simple and basic as possible so that it can be copied easily and improved by anybody who wants to try themselves. I recycle or repurpose items rather than buy new and when I do buy I like to keep it cheap.
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Tags : quad, fan, hovercraft, update, 3rd, april, 2015,

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