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  • HarryC's Avatar
    05-27-2016, 01:54 AM
    HarryC replied to a thread Wren 54 mkIII in RC Jets
    You might want to use a bit bigger tank, around 65 - 70 oz to get a reasonable flight time. The Shokjet doesn't look like it drops like a brick if...
    21 replies | 602 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    05-26-2016, 03:28 AM
    HarryC replied to a thread Wren 54 mkIII in RC Jets
    I smeared high temp silicone sealant on the mount and then bolted it all up tight, that engine has always stayed in place. When an older engine...
    21 replies | 602 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    05-20-2016, 11:36 PM
    HarryC replied to a thread Jetcat minimum voltage in RC Jets
    http://www.jetimodel.com/en/katalog/Accessories/LiIon-Accu/@produkt/Power-Ion-RB-5200/
    17 replies | 604 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    05-20-2016, 01:29 PM
    HarryC replied to a thread Jetcat minimum voltage in RC Jets
    You must be thinking of old technology. The Li-Ions I use are rated at 40A continuous, 80A burst, near 2C fast charge, and weigh less than the...
    17 replies | 604 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    05-19-2016, 03:31 PM
    They are, as wren power systems, their web server got corrupted today and they are waiting for tech people to sort it. However the kingtech will be...
    7 replies | 1065 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    05-19-2016, 10:48 AM
    Jan, I disagree, if using trailing links has caused an error in the calculations, it is operator error! You need to determine the cg location w.r.t....
    243 replies | 21324 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    05-19-2016, 05:02 AM
    HarryC replied to a thread Jetcat minimum voltage in RC Jets
    Thanks Dave. I am using Jeti Power Ions which actually start at the same 8.4V as a lipo but their nominal voltage is 7.2 rather than the 7.4 of a...
    17 replies | 604 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    05-19-2016, 04:27 AM
    HarryC started a thread Jetcat minimum voltage in RC Jets
    I have a JC 160sx kero start. Does anyone know what minimum voltage the JC ECU will allow before it either refuses to start, or may stop when...
    17 replies | 604 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    05-19-2016, 02:04 AM
    It's not an engine I have any experience of, I expect it will be ok, what you need to check is its weight compared to the Wren 80 which is the size...
    7 replies | 1065 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    05-18-2016, 08:55 AM
    I think we need to keep a bit of perspective. Without the Xicoy machine, (or your own version of it with scales and a calculator) what did you do? ...
    243 replies | 21324 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    05-18-2016, 01:51 AM
    Dan, that's actually a different model. Steve no doubt means the 1/8th high-scale model that is on Grumania's website. What you have got is the...
    7 replies | 1065 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    05-16-2016, 03:20 AM
    HarryC replied to a thread Jeti-duplex-ds-16-2.4-ghz in RC Jets
    Craig, it's not impossible but it would be an unusual model that required a widget per channel, there is normally some doubling up e.g. 2 aileron...
    2745 replies | 161691 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    05-13-2016, 05:59 AM
    This site linked to below lists the differences, though iirc the 24s also now will include LUA scripting which means those who want to write computer...
    18 replies | 1451 view(s)
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    05-12-2016, 10:23 AM
    http://zapata-racing.com/fr/
    3 replies | 525 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    05-11-2016, 09:02 AM
    Has anyone used an i-Gyro 1e in HH mode for ailerons, during take off? I have a 1e gyro on the ailerons on one of my jets, working very nicely in...
    0 replies | 198 view(s)
  • SJN's Avatar
    05-02-2016, 12:11 PM
    SJN replied to a thread NGH 30cc 4 stroke in Gas Engines
    No, it is not far from factory settings. Had to lean it a little on both needles. Decided to see how well lubed it is on the inside, and it all...
    34 replies | 3384 view(s)
  • SJN's Avatar
    05-01-2016, 10:14 AM
    SJN replied to a thread NGH 30cc 4 stroke in Gas Engines
    Had time to take it to the field today. Very pleased with the engine. It ran so well, that I decided to break it in by flight :-) So on the...
    34 replies | 3384 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    04-29-2016, 04:43 AM
    HarryC replied to a thread Me 262 starter motor in RC Jets
    That's an excellent piece of work John, and lots of interesting history. I love the idea of pull-starting a jet engine. Something to look for next...
    28 replies | 1163 view(s)
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