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  • MaJ. Woody's Avatar
    02-24-2017, 05:23 PM
    That's it for now. Tomorrow I will start on the wing.
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    02-24-2017, 05:23 PM
    By the way, I set my throws to 15mm up and 16mm down per the instructions. Boy those JR servos are singing away in the neutral position. Are anyone...
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    02-24-2017, 05:17 PM
    Man that blue fuel tubing looks terrible! I wonder if I could slightly notch the ends of the clevis with my Dremel fine cut off wheel then use some...
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  • MaJ. Woody's Avatar
    02-24-2017, 05:09 PM
    The linkages are made up of the supplied hardware which includes a 3mm threaded rod, ball link and clevis. Two things that I did not like about this...
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  • MaJ. Woody's Avatar
    02-24-2017, 04:58 PM
    Drill pilot holes before screwing the servo covers in place. I used a drop of thick CA on each screw. The large diameter screws and plywood doublers...
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  • MaJ. Woody's Avatar
    02-24-2017, 04:54 PM
    I found it far easier to pass the servo wire through the grommet before installing the grommet in the upper skin.
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  • MaJ. Woody's Avatar
    02-24-2017, 04:51 PM
    Some trimming of the recessed ledge will be necessary to clear the aluminum brackets.
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  • MaJ. Woody's Avatar
    02-24-2017, 04:48 PM
    Drill a hole in the upper skin to pass your servo wire through. This will later receive a rubber grommet.
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    02-24-2017, 04:43 PM
    Next I glued in plywood doublers in the location of my servo mounting screws using thick CA, followed by thin CA and accelerator. Be sure to sand the...
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  • MaJ. Woody's Avatar
    02-24-2017, 04:34 PM
    Were you able to order the jet tech tanks just main and saddle or did you have to buy the wing tang also.? On their website it shows main and wing or...
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  • MaJ. Woody's Avatar
    02-24-2017, 04:31 PM
    I had to elongate the holes in the aluminum brackets so the holes in the servos would line up. Having done that, I now had to secure the servos to...
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  • MaJ. Woody's Avatar
    02-24-2017, 04:25 PM
    After enlarging the pre drilled holes on the composite covers, I secured the aluminum brackets to the covers using Loctite on the screws. Here you...
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  • MaJ. Woody's Avatar
    02-24-2017, 04:20 PM
    The servos are attached to the composite covers via aluminum brackets and machine screws (painted of course;)). These come pre drilled and tapped...
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    02-24-2017, 04:15 PM
    I am using the recommended JR 8411 servos and JR HD servo arms. After centering the servo and finding the the side of the servo arm that brought me...
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    02-24-2017, 04:10 PM
    Ok so back to building! Having painted all the linkages and the seams on the stab, I am ready to install the elevator servos and linkages. By the way...
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    02-24-2017, 03:56 PM
    Hi Scott. I kind of actually just started two nights ago! I have been enjoying my new snowmobile and managed to get 978 miles on it this season. The...
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  • MaJ. Woody's Avatar
    02-24-2017, 03:51 PM
    Yep its just how Jan has described it. One exception for this setup is that the T fitting is not required. The main tank has two vent nipples. Each...
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    02-14-2017, 02:55 PM
    Looks good Griz. Look out Perry!
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    02-08-2017, 03:57 PM
    I received my replacement "thunderbird" decals in the mail today. Looking forward to doing some building this weekend. The painting I did yesterday...
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    02-07-2017, 04:00 PM
    Next I gathered up all the linkages and other hardware that needed to be painted blue and sprayed those with my airbrush.
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    02-07-2017, 03:57 PM
    At this point I gathered up all the control linkages and screws used throughout the airframe that needed to be white in order to match the...
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    02-07-2017, 03:49 PM
    After sanding I was left with an unpainted section that was between the blue and white color breaks. I masked this off with fine line tape then paper...
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    02-07-2017, 03:46 PM
    Dividing my time between my other hobbies, I am only working on this jet about once a week. Being a paint in the mold airframe, there are seams where...
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    02-02-2017, 03:07 PM
    MaJ. Woody replied to a thread A busy year for jets in RC Jets
    I am generally not a Mig guy but this looks HOT.
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  • MaJ. Woody's Avatar
    02-01-2017, 04:27 PM
    Hi Scoeroo. Here are the dimensions you asked for the ID of the pipe end is 3 5/16" and the id of the bellmouth end is 5 7/16". The wall thickness...
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  • MaJ. Woody's Avatar
    02-01-2017, 03:09 AM
    Got it! Yes I will do that the next time I am down in the shop. May not be till Sunday.
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  • MaJ. Woody's Avatar
    02-01-2017, 03:07 AM
    Thanks Marty. That is the manual I downloaded and has the page covering the Ultra Flash.
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  • MaJ. Woody's Avatar
    01-31-2017, 03:33 PM
    I am not sure if you are asking me a question or telling me something:confused:
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    01-31-2017, 03:32 PM
    Melanie from CARF responded to my E-Mail in less than 8 hours (awesome considering the time zones). She has a new set of decals on the way and wanted...
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    01-29-2017, 04:12 PM
    I'm with you Bob on the pipe. Especially since the turbine is buried out of sight. The instruction do appear to be old since they reference...
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