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Old 09-29-2019, 10:03 PM
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Here's a video with a 70. Does not appear to fly heavy or be overpowered(if there is such a thing):
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Old 09-29-2019, 10:11 PM
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This guy documented every one of his flights with the 85 in it. IMO his landing ability is not the strongest and his approaches are high, but he still manages to grease a few landings in this video. The Rebel appears to give plenty of warning of an impending stall and slows down nicely. I like that:
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Old 09-30-2019, 06:42 AM
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Hi Bob, Couple of questions. Where did you have your pipe made and would 36.3mm long by 16.0mm wide servos fit
with a little fiddling? Thanks
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Old 09-30-2019, 07:51 AM
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Originally Posted by WHMC View Post
Hi Bob, Couple of questions. Where did you have your pipe made and would 36.3mm long by 16.0mm wide servos fit
with a little fiddling? Thanks
Wayne, JetTech is making the pipe, Should have it later this week. Servos with those dimension will fit in the Flap, Ail, Rudder, NWS position, with a little work. The stabs are restricted to a 15 x 35 mm servo.
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:20 AM
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Thanks Bob, what servos are you going to use?
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Old 09-30-2019, 11:54 AM
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Originally Posted by WHMC View Post
Thanks Bob, what servos are you going to use?
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Old 10-03-2019, 09:07 PM
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To anyone that has finished one of these out, how much weight in batteries was needed up front to balance? I'll be running a Spektrum Powersafe system in mine, so dual batteries, and I have another similar size jet with the same number of HV servos and it only burns 200-250 mah per flight, so I didn't want to over-do the batteries in terms of weight and am doing dual 1350 2s lipos. Total battery weight including ECU battery will be about 1 pound. Is it going to be enough?
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Old 10-04-2019, 04:18 AM
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The pipe I had made has shipped I should have it Monday Time to get more work done will be the issue as we have a jet event next week that I am running
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Old 10-04-2019, 04:40 AM
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Hello all, and donít forget where to buy a Kevlar tank in normal and ultralight version.

Best regards from Spain.
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Old 10-04-2019, 07:30 AM
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I'm not new to rcuniverse, but I'm new to rc jets(kinda, did a lot of EDF stuff back in the Hoffman magnetics days). I hope this thread starts popping once the next shipment starts delivering. Am I the only one that thinks the Rebel is pretty much the best looking sport jet currently flying? And aren't sport jets the latest IN thing?
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Old 10-04-2019, 08:41 AM
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Carlos you make great products!
However I think A Dubro 40 oz tank is perfect and had I not ordered the ARF Plus thats what I would use.
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Old 10-07-2019, 06:38 AM
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Old 10-07-2019, 07:22 PM
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Perfect timin for the pics. Thanks! Nice to see the ECU battery not having to be shoved up front. That means there should be some flexibility with equipment/motor choice. My CRX85b(SW80b) only weighs 2 ounces more than that K45.
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Old 10-07-2019, 11:42 PM
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Love to see a video of that with 45 power.
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Old 10-08-2019, 12:39 AM
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Originally Posted by raydar View Post
Love to see a video of that with 45 power.
Watch the ones with a 70 or 85 and just imagine it being slower and having a longer take-off rollout
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In seriousness, it seems to fly fine with a 45N turbine, but definitely not my cup o tea:

I've never flown a jet for the sake of having a flying jet. It has to be fast and/or overpowered or I'm not interested. A 10lb plane with a 14- 15lb take off weight does not seem like a jet made for a 45N turbine.

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Old 10-09-2019, 09:28 AM
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Thanks for the video, had seen it before but never realized that was a k45 in it. The Rebel fly's nice and light with a k45g2 so can see that a k70 would be similar but with oomph. Bob's x45 as will be a lb or two lighter with correct equipment choices as long as Carf has not added a lot of fat to the build so should be a smidge better than k45g2 performance.

Of course I understand your point of view on how a jet should be, I have a x45 and a k70 at hand so if x45 got dull, k70 would power it very well. Keeping the landing gear in would be my first priority though and that means build light to start with.

Anyway not about to jump on this jet for another season at least, but it does look interesting and hope to see Bob's success soon.
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Old 10-09-2019, 06:31 PM
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Keeping gear in seems to be a grass field issue, or other issues( ). I fly exclusively off paved runways, and would like to think I know how to land, so beefy gear not a priority for me. Speed and power, however, is.
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Old 10-09-2019, 09:13 PM
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CARF landing gear mounts are a world of difference to the previous manufacturers soft cheese....
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The gear mounts are very robust on my Hot.
If the X45 is to mundane i can change out to a 70.
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Old 10-16-2019, 08:47 PM
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Has anyone been in contact with Ray, Andy, or anyone at Comp-ARF about the status of the incoming shipment? I have tried Ray three times and the 'contact us' option on the webpage with no luck. Just wondering if the container left when it was supposed to.
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Exactly. Is yours done yet?
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Old 10-17-2019, 06:44 AM
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Ray finally responded. Container shipped 2 weeks ago and should be to them in 2-3 weeks.
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Alright, had to order a medley of servos because it was hard to find a sufficient number of Savox 1260s in stock for the whole jet.
4ea 1260 for ailerons and elevators
3ea 1250 for flaps and steering
and a JR 3911(200oz/in) for rudder.
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