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Forum: RC Jets
12-10-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 970
Posted By flyinfool1

I have a similar situation. The planes must make...

I have a similar situation. The planes must make it from my truck thru the back door down the hall and around two corners and then down the basement steps. A lot of it is technique. I made some...
Forum: RC Jets
12-08-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,647
Posted By flyinfool1

And now for the drum roll...

And now for the drum roll please................,...,


The pics of the paint job you have been waiting for......................

This was the first time the sun came out since I painted it.
...
Forum: RC Jets
12-02-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,647
Posted By flyinfool1

Can you share some details on the launch rail? I...

Can you share some details on the launch rail? I was planning to attempt ROG with the aid of a healthy bungee, but a ramp should be better.
Forum: RC Jets
11-29-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,647
Posted By flyinfool1

Well I been masking and paintin like crazy. I...

Well I been masking and paintin like crazy. I never realized just how much masking this paint scheme required. A painter I am not, and never will be. I just squirted on the final coat of color, Now I...
Forum: RC Jets
11-08-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,249
Posted By flyinfool1

Cool another build finish. I enjoy following your...

Cool another build finish. I enjoy following your builds.
I can understand the stop and go building, My Super Scout build is going on 5 years now.
Forum: RC Jets
10-30-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,647
Posted By flyinfool1

I have finally decided on a color scheme for this...

I have finally decided on a color scheme for this beast. The computer does not do the colors justice.The yellow will be the very bright Corvette Yellow, The red is a very bright GM Fire Red (same as...
Forum: RC Jets
10-27-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,495
Posted By flyinfool1

Great old thread. Unfortunately all of the...

Great old thread.
Unfortunately all of the video links are broken, BUMMER.
Forum: RC Jets
10-23-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,647
Posted By flyinfool1

The old AMA rules limited a pulse jet to the old...

The old AMA rules limited a pulse jet to the old Red Head for size. This gave about 3 pounds of thrust, and there is no one in the world making them that small anymore.
The new regulations were...
Forum: RC Jets
10-20-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,647
Posted By flyinfool1

Well this ended up on hold for a while again with...

Well this ended up on hold for a while again with more health junk. But I am back at it again. The construction phase is pretty much done, and I just splashed on the first coat of primer. The first...
Forum: RC Jets
09-10-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 979
Posted By flyinfool1

When I had some medical issues and did not fly my...

When I had some medical issues and did not fly my jet much, 5 year old kero ran just fine. (it took me that long to use up my 5 gal jug :( ) Just be sure it is sealed and out of the light and in a...
Forum: RC Jets
08-28-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 723,862
Posted By flyinfool1

First landing FINALLY The weatherman has...

First landing

FINALLY
The weatherman has cooperated and let use fly.
Her is the pic of the now 2 R54s at our field.
The white orange is a new one that has just maidened (the build was finished...
Forum: RC Jets
08-01-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By flyinfool1

I have another 16 oz bottle of the type with the...

I have another 16 oz bottle of the type with the built in 1 oz measuring cup, like the bottle that the Bio-Bor comes in. I mix 1 oz of Bio-Bor using the built in measuring cup to 15 oz of fuel and...
Forum: RC Jets
06-11-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By flyinfool1

My pulse jet was shipped from Germany several...

My pulse jet was shipped from Germany several years ago. It cam by DHL and from the time it was picked up at the sellers house, it was delivered to me in Wisconsin in less than 48 hours. It was ~450...
Forum: RC Jets
06-11-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 630
Posted By flyinfool1

I am a CD Turbine waver holder in the Milwaukee...

I am a CD Turbine waver holder in the Milwaukee WI area. We are soon to have more waiver holders in the club. Let me know if you need help.
Forum: RC Jets
05-14-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 98,969
Posted By flyinfool1

Little by little will get to the finish line. ...

Little by little will get to the finish line.

Lookin good.
Forum: RC Jets
05-07-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,983
Posted By flyinfool1

I came up with a solution for adding in the tiny...

I came up with a solution for adding in the tiny amount of BioBor to my fuel. It was to hard for me to accurately measure out 1.838 ml or cc of Biobor to add to a 5 gallon jug.
If you read the...
Forum: RC Jets
04-25-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By flyinfool1

What Len said, A second line will only give 2...

What Len said,
A second line will only give 2 sources of the lower voltage and not improve anything. The ECU does not draw enough power to warrant a second line for additional current. There is a...
Forum: RC Jets
04-02-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 723,862
Posted By flyinfool1

Sad face ? Sounds a lot more like a happy face. ...

Sad face ? Sounds a lot more like a happy face.
The sad face will come after you get the P60 back and then have to go buy another K80.........
Forum: RC Jets
04-01-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 723,862
Posted By flyinfool1

I warned you...........

I warned you...........
Forum: RC Jets
03-05-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 723,862
Posted By flyinfool1

I knew you couldn't wait. With the new mount...

I knew you couldn't wait.

With the new mount arriving on Friday you should be back in the air this weekend.......
I hope your flying weather is better than what we have here.
Forum: RC Jets
03-05-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,486
Posted By flyinfool1

Heheheheh, I knew you really wanted to fly your...

Heheheheh, I knew you really wanted to fly your new R54.
Forum: RC Jets
03-04-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,486
Posted By flyinfool1

The R54 may not want to relinquish the K80 once...

The R54 may not want to relinquish the K80 once it gets a taste of it..........:rolleyes:
Forum: RC Jets
03-04-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,486
Posted By flyinfool1

I also have the P70 in mine AND about a pound of...

I also have the P70 in mine AND about a pound of lead in the nose. Even having the 17lbs of thrust in a 25 lb plane I can still do a pretty long vertical right from takeoff until it ends in a...
Forum: RC Jets
03-03-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,486
Posted By flyinfool1

It should be less than a pound in the nose, The...

It should be less than a pound in the nose, The weight difference between a P60 and K80 is only about 15oz. The engine is closer to the CG than the nose is. My R54 is 25 lbs dry, I doubt if you can...
Forum: RC Jets
03-02-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,486
Posted By flyinfool1

Ouch!! I wonder if the Bendix simply unscrewed,...

Ouch!!
I wonder if the Bendix simply unscrewed, jammed into the nut and wore everything out and generating the FOD that got the compressor.
There is a chance that the leading edges of the turbine...
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