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Forum: RC Jets 09-24-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,404
Posted By Vettster
closer to apples vrs apples... I recently asked...

closer to apples vrs apples... I recently asked Gaspar what is the smallest pipe size I can run with a Merlin 100xbl.. He said it has to do with the size of the intakes. In my case the intakes are...
Forum: RC Jets 09-09-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,707
Posted By Vettster
WOW! Tzu Chun-Lin is really hauling the mail!!!

WOW! Tzu Chun-Lin is really hauling the mail!!!
Forum: RC Jets 06-25-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 15,541
Posted By Vettster
Brother......... You get what you pay for. I...

Brother......... You get what you pay for. I had to laugh when the shipping cost was $6.45 LOL
Forum: RC Jets 06-11-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 323,008
Posted By Vettster
Contact DreamWorks or Altecare.com Ps.....

Contact DreamWorks or Altecare.com

Ps.. thanks woketman!
Forum: RC Jets 06-08-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 323,008
Posted By Vettster
Got tired of looking at the 60's style paint...

Got tired of looking at the 60's style paint scheme on the sprint. I went with a Kenny Roberts 78 world championship paint scheme.
More decals to be added.. The bottom is all black.
Painted with...
Forum: Seaplanes 06-08-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,489
Posted By Vettster
Thanks! I already have an account with...

Thanks! I already have an account with Photobucket, but again its too much work. Just easier for people to view the build at RCGroups. Its extremely easy to upload photos there and even has a view...
Forum: RC Jets 06-03-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By Vettster
Post Same goes for me! :)

Same goes for me! :)
Forum: RC Jets 05-30-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By Vettster
Too Funny! Flap-a-Doors LOL Good advice...

Too Funny! Flap-a-Doors LOL

Good advice with the separate air system. I'm going to set mine up like that.

Cheers!
Forum: RC Jets 05-27-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,910
Posted By Vettster
Heavy Solar Flares hitting the earth that...

Heavy Solar Flares hitting the earth that weekend!!
+Saturated airwaves
+we fly much further away
= loss of signal
Forum: RC Jets 05-27-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By Vettster
I had servos for my gear doors on my Avonds...

I had servos for my gear doors on my Avonds F-104. Big mistake! as mentioned very finicky to setup. Then there's the question if when the plane is flying..is the fuse pressurised and the servos...
Forum: RC Jets 05-20-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,511
Posted By Vettster
extinguisher at the pilot station?... Yes Please!...

extinguisher at the pilot station?... Yes Please! Add a tripping hazard that you can fall over while watching your jet taxi off the runway towards the pits, then trip and hit full throttle launching...
Forum: RC Jets 05-19-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By Vettster
I fear the backlash from the FAA will be much...

I fear the backlash from the FAA will be much worse in the near future.
Forum: Seaplanes 05-02-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,489
Posted By Vettster
I have a wing!! After a FIVE WEEK WAIT for my...

I have a wing!! After a FIVE WEEK WAIT for my laser cut parts!! I won't be using that guy again.:mad:

Man! This new forum really sucks! They have actually gone backwards 10 years with the...
Forum: RC Jets 04-20-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,329
Posted By Vettster
Its not really dead at all.. it just needs more...

Its not really dead at all.. it just needs more people to post build threads and real jet models. Not the foamies and bobcat look a likes lol
Ive watched it grow in the past couple years, but it...
Forum: RC Jets 04-20-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,329
Posted By Vettster
RCGroups is by FAR better than this forum, and I...

RCGroups is by FAR better than this forum, and I cant figure out why people continue to post here! If all the jet guys would post on RCG then would that not be the better forum?( all ready is imo)...
Forum: RC Jets 04-11-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By Vettster
Turn your Speakers off! Those darn ducted fans...

Turn your Speakers off! Those darn ducted fans are loud LOL :)
Forum: Seaplanes 04-10-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,489
Posted By Vettster
What a gigantic difference. The resin is very...

What a gigantic difference. The resin is very firm compared to the slower set stuff. The corners are all intact!! Yippi Just much much better all around.

The only thing is.. im going to have to...
Forum: Seaplanes 04-06-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,489
Posted By Vettster
Well I couldn't take it.. I had to see how the...

Well I couldn't take it.. I had to see how the bottom fuse looks. Thank god I did a split mold. It came out pretty easy. I'm crying as I write this..I'm just so happy...
Forum: Seaplanes 04-05-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,489
Posted By Vettster
Well the second one firmed right up. But I don't...

Well the second one firmed right up. But I don't trust it to hold its shape in the sun since it's supposed to be post cured to 400F. However it came in useful to size up the formers.

I spent the...
Forum: RC Jets 04-05-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,755
Posted By Vettster
Unbelievable how the OP is spamming these...

Unbelievable how the OP is spamming these threads.

If you have something that works! Stick with it! Its that simple.

I love my Orange :)
Forum: Seaplanes 04-04-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,489
Posted By Vettster
Layed up the ailerons last night. Skinned them...

Layed up the ailerons last night. Skinned them today with 1/16 balsa sheet and added 5/16 x 3/4 hard balsa shaved to fit hinge line. Glued em up and they will sit clamped in the mold for the...
Forum: Seaplanes 04-03-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,489
Posted By Vettster
You're kinda on the right track.. Whenever you...

You're kinda on the right track.. Whenever you have two separate pieces ie a hatch that is molded in.. You need to go around the perimeter so that the resin doesn't sneak under the hatch no matter...
Forum: Seaplanes 04-02-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,489
Posted By Vettster
Take two... Decided not to waste anymore time...

Take two... Decided not to waste anymore time repairing the top. Layed up a new top this time with MUCH faster hardener. Can pull it out of mold in just 24 hrs.

Each half takes 4 hrs work from...
Forum: Seaplanes 03-31-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,489
Posted By Vettster
Well I finally made a catastrophic...

Well I finally made a catastrophic error!https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/images/smilies/smiley35.gif I changed the game rules in the 3 quarter. I decided not to use the usual pink filler(405 west...
Forum: Seaplanes 03-29-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,489
Posted By Vettster
Now we wait...

Now we wait...
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