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Forum: RC Jets 02-13-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,512
Posted By Andrew Bird
Dantley, This plane is at my place now to...

Dantley,

This plane is at my place now to build for a mate of mine. Mine is due in a month or so and I have to admit I'm in two minds about the satin finish. The plane looks fantastic - it's got...
Forum: RC Jets 01-30-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,775
Posted By Andrew Bird
Obviously there are no blanket answers here, much...

Obviously there are no blanket answers here, much as many will think there are. But times have changed. Oli makes an interesting point here - when I was a kid I got into flying toy planes with my...
Forum: RC Jets 01-11-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By Andrew Bird
I have the same problem and can't se photo's on...

I have the same problem and can't se photo's on my Mac when I click on them on this site. Bizarrely very occasionally I can see them but might try and click on the same photo later and it doesn't...
Forum: RC Jets 01-07-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,512
Posted By Andrew Bird
Just for anyone ordering - Revoc have worked with...

Just for anyone ordering - Revoc have worked with CARF to make wing and fuselage covers which take in to account how things like flaps come off and the fus comes apart. I've got a set on the way for...
Forum: RC Jets 12-30-2017, 04:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By Andrew Bird
Thanks Alistair! Didn't think my comedy ribbing...

Thanks Alistair! Didn't think my comedy ribbing of Dave would result in a load of piccies of my own toy but it's very much appreciated!
Forum: RC Jets 12-30-2017, 03:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By Andrew Bird
Although Dave's MyFistiHoe is great and...

Although Dave's MyFistiHoe is great and everything - seeing this many pictures of him and his plane is burning my eyes. Anyone get any pictures of anything else ;)

PS - Thanks Dick and team for...
Forum: RC Jets 12-29-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By Andrew Bird
That bloody Mephisto just cost me a lot of money...

That bloody Mephisto just cost me a lot of money ;)
Forum: RC Jets 12-10-2017, 03:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,512
Posted By Andrew Bird
Yea - they are great. It's growing on me more and...

Yea - they are great. It's growing on me more and more as I see more great scheme choices.
Forum: RC Jets 11-27-2017, 02:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 832
Posted By Andrew Bird
So paradise does exist and there is now video...

So paradise does exist and there is now video evidence ;)
Forum: RC Jets 11-23-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 35,981
Posted By Andrew Bird
Fantastic stuff!

Fantastic stuff!
Forum: RC Jets 10-28-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,381
Posted By Andrew Bird
Good point! I also suspect the most vocal of...

Good point! I also suspect the most vocal of negative posters on here do far more posting than flying ;)
Forum: RC Jets 10-24-2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By Andrew Bird
Just a couple of thoughts - for all you guys...

Just a couple of thoughts - for all you guys talking about your planes flicking just make sure you're not nose heavy. I run mine pretty far back and it has to be heavily provoked to let go. Nose...
Forum: RC Jets 10-20-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6,003
Views: 996,089
Posted By Andrew Bird
Green neon finished. It's less loud in the flesh...

Green neon finished. It's less loud in the flesh than the photo's make it look - the camera doesn't seem to be able to deal with the contrast of green against the darker colours.

I've seen a...
Forum: RC Jets 03-31-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,135
Posted By Andrew Bird
Very cool! And I expect a useful bloke to...

Very cool!

And I expect a useful bloke to know in leaf blowing season ;)
Forum: RC Jets 03-29-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6,003
Views: 996,089
Posted By Andrew Bird
I've been using a 6-6 ball valve (so I can stop...

I've been using a 6-6 ball valve (so I can stop any dribbles inside the aircraft) with no problems at all.
Forum: RC Jets 03-24-2017, 01:05 AM
Replies: 6,003
Views: 996,089
Posted By Andrew Bird
Really looking forward to seeing one in reality -...

Really looking forward to seeing one in reality - should be pretty spectacular!
Forum: RC Jets 03-08-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By Andrew Bird
Did them on my Shockwave a while back. Stripped...

Did them on my Shockwave a while back. Stripped them down put the hubs in the oven to heat around 100 degrees centigrade and pressed the old ones out. There was't anything special required to shift...
Forum: RC Jets 03-03-2017, 03:19 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 35,513
Posted By Andrew Bird
The rod seal is the bit where the rod comes out...

The rod seal is the bit where the rod comes out of the cylinder - there's a small O ring (which is the rod seal) which sometimes seems to wear when the gear is new and leads to leaks.
Forum: RC Jets 03-02-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 35,513
Posted By Andrew Bird
Is it Airtech gear? I had a problem with mine on...

Is it Airtech gear? I had a problem with mine on my Shockwave leaking at the rod seals after a few flights so only leaked when the gear was down. New seals sorted it.
Forum: RC Jets 02-28-2017, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6,003
Views: 996,089
Posted By Andrew Bird
Scoeroo - sorry you had a problem. I'm not...

Scoeroo - sorry you had a problem.

I'm not going to lie - I like comp arf planes. I've built a lot of them over time - a few for me and lots for other people and have had hundreds of flights on...
Forum: RC Jets 02-23-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,602
Posted By Andrew Bird
The point I'm trying to get across is it's...

The point I'm trying to get across is it's simple. These connections are the same as you'd have on most aircraft (other than plugging in a fuel line) and for the air system it's only 3 connections as...
Forum: RC Jets 02-22-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,602
Posted By Andrew Bird
But on the flip side, with it being a 1 piece...

But on the flip side, with it being a 1 piece wing, you arrive at the field and put two bolts in and the wings are on and you're ready to fly. It's relatively small plane so it's way easier for me to...
Forum: RC Jets 02-22-2017, 01:37 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 41,287
Posted By Andrew Bird
Processing information in an utterly rational way...

Processing information in an utterly rational way like this is clearly not for forums. Forums are for people winding themselves in to a an entirely futile panic :)
I'm with you though. Already have...
Forum: RC Jets 01-19-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Andrew Bird
Lol - good work :) A semi incomprehensible rant...

Lol - good work :) A semi incomprehensible rant about how everyone else is the problem after you were the one to come on and moan that others hadn't immediately taken their precious time to answer...
Forum: RC Jets 01-19-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Andrew Bird
What is 'tacking off', anyway? A mixture of...

What is 'tacking off', anyway? A mixture of taking off and whacking off? Sounds messy........
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