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Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 12-17-2015, 11:28 AM
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Posted By JAS
Having about 200 flights on the V4 between the...

Having about 200 flights on the V4 between the Mystery and the Epic Bipe, I was really impressed with the prototype Brenner sent me. First thing I noticed right away was the lighter weight of the...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 11-17-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 972
Posted By JAS
If you talked to Tim then you have the most up to...

If you talked to Tim then you have the most up to date info. Next batch of info will probably be on FB or IG when Andrew is ready to share more. My best guess is a monoplane with plug-in wings and...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 11-01-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
Elevator pushrods I checked and its 12/13mm...

Elevator pushrods

I checked and its 12/13mm to the end of the inside of the swivel link.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2128722

With the link and clevis in place I...
Forum: RC Jets 08-29-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By JAS
Thunderbirds T-38 fin number font?

Anyone know what font is used for the big number on the Thunderbirds T-38 fin? Thanks
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 06-02-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
My cowl ring was 1/32" short on the sides. Here's...

My cowl ring was 1/32" short on the sides. Here's what i did to fix this.

I marked where the ring was short so I knew where to add wood to....
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 06-02-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
Rudder Pull-Pull

Sorry I've been gone from this project for so long.

Here's is my process for hooking up the pull-pull.

Gather the parts.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2100033
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Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-27-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By JAS
Contra Prop Balancing???

I have yet to do this but I want to shape the tips on my blades. I haven't done it because I'm not sure how to balance the rear blade with the large opening. How have you done it and if you have...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 03-02-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
Mark, Glad to hear that the linkages worked out...

Mark,
Glad to hear that the linkages worked out for you. I don't know how the CA will hold up under fuel, so you might want to use JB Weld instead (assuming your Classic is glow powered).

Ramp,...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-28-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
*** The mount that I mocked up a couple of posts...

*** The mount that I mocked up a couple of posts ago is the stock, Tower mount. The mount that I am using is basically the same, but has carbon plates instead of the fiberglass plates. Thanks Tim.
...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-28-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
Motor install using the front mount method. This...

Motor install using the front mount method. This requires the wood motor mount box (http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXEHJW&P=7), which has to be purchased separately. I can see both...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-27-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
Since the weather this weekend isn't supposed to...

Since the weather this weekend isn't supposed to be good, I'll hopefully finish this up and be ready to test fly next week (before FL Jets).

I'll be removing all the lightning/air holes this way....
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-27-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
*** THIS IS SOMETHING I DO NOT RECOMMEND DOING AS...

*** THIS IS SOMETHING I DO NOT RECOMMEND DOING AS IT WILL VOID ANY WARRANTY!!!!!

The first thing that jumped out at me when I looked at the fuselage was the broken top cap to the rudder. The...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-27-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
Now I aligned the servo arms (radio on). Using...

Now I aligned the servo arms (radio on). Using the plastic jig I lined up the aileron servo arms.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2077012

Then trimmed off the extra...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-27-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
Control horns are pretty straight forward. Same...

Control horns are pretty straight forward. Same as the instruction manual.

Since I was using the inner most holes I removed the outer holes. I think this actually saved a gram as well....
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-27-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
Next I marked the holes for the servo screws....

Next I marked the holes for the servo screws. Again using the #55/.052 drill bit.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2076986

And there's always one that's off. Thankfully...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-27-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
Aileron servos. This took a little bit more work,...

Aileron servos. This took a little bit more work, but nothing major.

First thing I did was reverse the covers. This allows for a shorter pushrod....
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-27-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
Elevator servo install. I had one corner...

Elevator servo install.

I had one corner that was a bit tight. A quick swipe with the file and it was fixed.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2076963

Once in, I...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-27-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
I checked my motor and the included adapter lines...

I checked my motor and the included adapter lines up. I didn't try and screw it on as I'm going with the other mounting system instead.
...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-17-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
I was noticing all the cut-outs in the fuselage...

I was noticing all the cut-outs in the fuselage this morning for different switches and external safety plugs.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2074065

As well as...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-17-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
Rudder servo mounting ...

Rudder servo mounting

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2074058

Measure the servo to know where to position the rail....
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-17-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
Landing gear and tail wheel ...

Landing gear and tail wheel

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2074052

I had to open the corners a little for the gear to slide in perfectly and line up the bolt holes....
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-17-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
Instead of having 6 wires running to the rear of...

Instead of having 6 wires running to the rear of the plane, this uses a common red and black wire so there are only 4 wires. It's a bit lighter than 2 standard extensions.
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-17-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
Sorry just pics for now. Revolver I just finished...

Sorry just pics for now. Revolver I just finished for a friend. Test flight went well, couple clicks of aileron was all that was needed....
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-12-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,810
Views: 392,061
Posted By JAS
The motor is from the 2006/7 season. It was in...

The motor is from the 2006/7 season. It was in one of my '07 Worlds planes for sure though. I've got it set per how I set it normally with the 6.7 gearbox on. And after trying my old Comp-99 (same...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-12-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,022
Posted By JAS
Almost all of my parts are here. From Tower:...

Almost all of my parts are here.

From Tower: Futaba servos, RX, switch and extensions, Du-Bro swivel links, 2.5" GP Spinner
From Shulman Aviation: 1.2m Quad extension...
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