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    04-06-2015, 03:28 PM
    Got 115 flights on my Hobby King Spitfire, she is holding up very well, such a nice flyer. I will be taking my Spitfire to a static display in the...
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    04-04-2015, 04:05 PM
    I'm using the Top Flite Spitfire ARF spinner on my 89" Hobby King Spitfire, I'm very happy with it, although it is slightly oversized, you can't tell.
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    03-30-2015, 06:52 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    :cool: If you need any tips on working with PC board I've cut a lot of it! Just let me know, looking forward to your progress and then some glamour...
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    03-29-2015, 03:11 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Added a few pieces to the hook pivot bearing. Two round pieces of PC board to help with stability, it makes the hook rock solid now. Remember that...
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    03-28-2015, 07:50 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Great Damo! On the actuator all I can do is offer my advice, you can use what you want obviously, but an air ram is overkill and not needed. An air...
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    03-27-2015, 06:05 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Damo, yes a standard servo or even a good mini servo will be fine. Using these drawings and my pictures I am sure you can build your own...
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    03-27-2015, 01:31 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Damo, Thanks! I'll post my drawings, that would be the easiest, just give me a bit to scan them.
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    03-27-2015, 04:21 AM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    I've already answered your question! I highly modified my servo mount, you would have to destroy the fuselage to remove the mounting plate. In any...
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    03-27-2015, 04:14 AM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Boy, that is a clean looking hornet! Looks like it can vary quite a bit, I'm going to paint mine like the Canadian one, looks nice and dirty!...
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    03-26-2015, 07:49 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Thanks! It works great, I'm glad I went through the trouble. Right now it just has some white primer on the side pieces, will paint it later. Now I...
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    03-26-2015, 03:23 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Yes she's got a hook! Started with a simple drawing and some double sided copper clad PC board, .040. The larger brass tube is soldered to...
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    03-26-2015, 09:38 AM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Thanks bri, that is the old Royal/Marutaka F4U-1D, only 61" wingspan! I actually made my own pilot, vacuum formed him and I then made a pattern...
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    03-26-2015, 06:23 AM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    bri6672, that looks really nice. That is something I can always change later, so I'll wait. Keep the pictures coming though, very good to see what...
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    03-25-2015, 09:18 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Some great mods there, on those bigger main wheels, I looked into that but that will raise the a s s of that bird even more! What mods are you...
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    03-25-2015, 08:11 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Thanks and your F-18 is looking great! I was planning on putting as much under the engine hatch as I could also, like how you got the UAT back there!...
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    03-25-2015, 02:12 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    I had to redo the airlines, especially the old yellow ones, they were so hard they actually cracked in some tight turn areas and would spin on the T...
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    03-25-2015, 11:09 AM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    When I installed the tank fittings I added some Hysol to areas of the tank that appeared to be potential leak areas. When I did the pressure check...
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    03-22-2015, 02:54 AM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Not all ply in the construction is the same, some of it including the landing gear mounts is real plywood that is up to the task.
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    03-21-2015, 09:18 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    She is finally here, very nice! The turbine mounts are very brittle poorly glued sandwich of 1/8" ply, I broke it out with my thumb and...
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    03-21-2015, 08:51 PM
    The picture has finally been released! I'm not sure who it is, but the police are going to digitally enhance it, some think it's an inside job.
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    03-19-2015, 06:45 AM
    I got scared when I saw the title to this thread, glad it's just an attitude problem! This is not something I need to see, I love Dreamworks and...
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