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    I have had two Elans and did not have that...

    I have had two Elans and did not have that problem. Looks as if they got hot in storage someplace and warped. Perhaps you can heat them and over bend them back to be flat?
    Regards,
    Gus
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    Fredo, I agree with John Wright on why the 'as...

    Fredo,
    I agree with John Wright on why the 'as designed' setup is being altered for the fuel system. I don't think you have to make this too hard. Although my Viper only has the maiden done, I...
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    The second bullet of the RCU rules:...

    The second bullet of the RCU rules:
    "RCUniverse.com is focused on R/C. Accordingly, topics must remain R/C related."
    It seems to me that this entire thread "contravenes" the rules.
    Regards,...
  4. Chris, I never had an opportunity to fly on...

    Chris,
    I never had an opportunity to fly on the Concorde, but I have heard that it had a large mach number display at the front of the (all?) cabins so the passengers could see the speed. I think...
  5. "At this alt and speed what mach number would...

    "At this alt and speed what mach number would that be?"
    648 mph at 38k isn't enough info to calculate mach number. First, the pilot had to be talking about ground speed, not Indicated Airspeed...
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    Bobcat manual sent. Regards, Gus

    Bobcat manual sent.
    Regards,
    Gus
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    Did the Rustoleum 'pistol grip' on the spray can...

    Did the Rustoleum 'pistol grip' on the spray can help in some way in the application other than wear and tear on the index finger? The jet looks great.
    Regards,
    Gus
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    I had a flameout on my K-80 in my Elan because I...

    I had a flameout on my K-80 in my Elan because I did not have an airtight fit with the plug in the fill line to the UAT. Have since gone to a shutoff valve AND a plug in the fill line. Same...
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    Another part that bothers me is the following:...

    Another part that bothers me is the following:
    "Accordingly, as part of the requirements for model aircraft operations within 5 miles of an airport set forth in section336(a)(4) of P.L. 112-95, the...
  10. I first met Shaun when I was stationed at NAS...

    I first met Shaun when I was stationed at NAS Miramar in the mid-90s and he was working at a hobby shop near the base - great guy and we wish him and his family the best and pray for a quick...
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    Dirk, Thanks, for some reason I was under...

    Dirk,
    Thanks, for some reason I was under the impression that the run time was somehow maintained within the turbine, which is why I didn't bother to keep the ECU matched to the K-140 in the...
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    ECU and turbine matching

    Is it necessary to keep the ECU that came with the turbine when new with that same turbine? I recently sold a K-140G in my UF, but the ECU was from another K-140G. As far as I know, that should...
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    Check my post #384 from Feb 2012. I got the...

    Check my post #384 from Feb 2012. I got the cockpit from Hobby King and got it in with minimal mods.
    Regards,
    Gus
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    Vettster, The main mounts are 5 3/8 inches...

    Vettster,
    The main mounts are 5 3/8 inches (looks like your example is about 5 1/8); it was a little hard to see in my trailer, but the nose strut looked to be 5 3/4 inches. That won't miss it an...
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    I'm not sure what dimension you are asking for in...

    I'm not sure what dimension you are asking for in "...the length of the main and nose struts from retract to axle." I understand axle, but what part of the "retract" are you referring to? I can...
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    But Sluggo, you were an LSO, which automatically...

    But Sluggo, you were an LSO, which automatically qualifies you as 'guru' status! (With the exception of any "Fair" passes you might have given me during carrier qualifications at VF-101)!
    Regards,...
  17. I'm sorry to see this. I have had two Elans from...

    I'm sorry to see this. I have had two Elans from Boomerang, latest was delivered in February of this year and neither had any problems remotely as bad as the Torus in the video. Hopefully, this is...
  18. Amazing. Any explanation or apology from UPS? ...

    Amazing. Any explanation or apology from UPS?
    Regards,
    Gus
  19. "When you get flames at switchover, it's usually...

    "When you get flames at switchover, it's usually because pump pw is too high.
    If a lower pump pw doesn't seem to work for you, instead of raising it, you should raise preheat fuel %
    Raising pump pw...
  20. +1. Sidajili, you have several (at least five)...

    +1. Sidajili, you have several (at least five) parameters that are dramatically different than what I am using. I don't have a lot of experience with the K-140, but I agree with number27; go back...
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    Roberto, Here is a quote from the Viperjet...

    Roberto,
    Here is a quote from the Viperjet Tech sheet I have:
    "After testing out various locations we have found the sweet spot to be at the front opening of the main hatch in
    line with the...
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    Roberto, First, congratulations on your new...

    Roberto,
    First, congratulations on your new Viperjet - the K-100G should be perfect. I have the K-80 in mine. A couple suggestions: Remove the zip ties on the fuel fittings and replace with...
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    [QUOTE=Jetpilot24;11784783]I used the brass...

    [QUOTE=Jetpilot24;11784783]I used the brass because of it being readily available at my local hobby shop. I really don't know of any advantage over stainless."

    +1. I used brass on my Viperjet...
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    Yes, I for one would like to see a pic of a...

    Yes, I for one would like to see a pic of a syringe ready to use. Thanks.
    Regards,
    Gus
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    So the settings you ended up with to produce a...

    So the settings you ended up with to produce a quick, flame free start are like what I am using except you have Pump pw ignition at 22 (mine is at 20) and preheat fuel at 34% (I'm using 23)? I may...
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