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Forum: RC Jets
10-08-2019, 04:04 PM
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Posted By Woketman

Huh?

Huh?
Forum: RC Jets
06-12-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5,002
Views: 974,587
Posted By Woketman

Yes, negative wing incidence = nose down. But...

Yes, negative wing incidence = nose down. But just a degree.....
Forum: RC Jets
06-12-2019, 01:53 PM
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Views: 974,587
Posted By Woketman

That too will work!

That too will work!
Forum: RC Jets
06-12-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5,002
Views: 974,587
Posted By Woketman

Make it such that when at rest on wheels , it has...

Make it such that when at rest on wheels , it has a slightly negative incidence concerning the wing. That should prevent the bouncy-bounce.
Forum: RC Jets
03-22-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 715,085
Posted By Woketman

I'd sell my left testical to have access to a...

I'd sell my left testical to have access to a flying site like that..... :(
Forum: RC Jets
03-08-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 715,085
Posted By Woketman

I too have used wood screws many times to mount a...

I too have used wood screws many times to mount a turbine in a similar manner. But I would enhance the mount by soaking the screw holes with CA adhesive. It really toughens them up.
Forum: RC Jets
01-19-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 715,085
Posted By Woketman

Saweeeeeeeeeeeeettttt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Saweeeeeeeeeeeeettttt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: RC Jets
12-26-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 715,085
Posted By Woketman

There is another way to do that, it was used in...

There is another way to do that, it was used in the old Zone 5 kit: cut a thin piece of carbon fiber plate with the exterior planform of the entire wing tip (to save weight you can make it a quarter...
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By Woketman

Oh MY!!!!

Oh MY!!!!
Forum: RC Jets
09-02-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By Woketman

Thanks Scott.

Thanks Scott.
Forum: RC Jets
09-01-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By Woketman

As pointed out, I live down here where it is...

As pointed out, I live down here where it is nasty hot most of the time. So it never really got cold. Sounds like shaking the can up well prior to mixing with kero would take care of any separation...
Forum: RC Jets
09-01-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By Woketman

Turbine Oil Expiration???

As many of you here know, I pretty much stopped flying turbines actively back in the Spring of 2003 due to the Columbia accident and its recovery and then Katrina. I flew once in a while, but never...
Forum: RC Jets
08-17-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,486
Posted By Woketman

It has been a while, but I believe that I did it...

It has been a while, but I believe that I did it this way. I filled the bays between the ribs best I could with some light weight foam I had lying about, glued it in whilst integrating some hard...
Forum: RC Jets
08-17-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,486
Posted By Woketman

We flew Richard's modded Roo many times. It was...

We flew Richard's modded Roo many times. It was a wonderful plane. I still have one that I modded. Need to get that thing in the air!!!
Forum: RC Jets
05-26-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 715,085
Posted By Woketman

Never implied that anything you did was wrong,...

Never implied that anything you did was wrong, just shared what worked for me!
Forum: RC Jets
05-25-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 715,085
Posted By Woketman

Many years in the past, I built a Zone 5 Vortex...

Many years in the past, I built a Zone 5 Vortex ducted fan sport jet. Dan's solution to the wingtip issue was nice. Each wingtip was two balsa blocks, an upper and a lower. In between went a thin...
Forum: RC Jets
05-22-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,704
Posted By Woketman

Any new turbine Enforcers? I may start my...

Any new turbine Enforcers? I may start my conversion soon.
Forum: RC Jets
02-27-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 715,085
Posted By Woketman

Exactly!!!!

Exactly!!!!
Forum: RC Jets
02-27-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 715,085
Posted By Woketman

Salmonbug is starting to remind me of Tracy...

Salmonbug is starting to remind me of Tracy Jenson! Hey buddy, tell Travolta I said hello when you deliver his Playboy jet!
Forum: RC Jets
02-27-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 715,085
Posted By Woketman

Whatever dude. the fact remains that Dean is...

Whatever dude. the fact remains that Dean is correct.
Forum: RC Jets
02-27-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 715,085
Posted By Woketman

Since the engine still has plenty of cross...

Since the engine still has plenty of cross sectional area to draw from at low R-54 velocities, YES. It is the same as having nothing in front of it. Absolutely, without doubt. Dean is correct.
Forum: RC Jets
02-27-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 715,085
Posted By Woketman

Nonsense. The front of a normally mounted R-54...

Nonsense. The front of a normally mounted R-54 engine is unobstructed, totally. The angle of incidence of air striking the compressor blades is rendered mute due to the symmetry of air coming in...
Forum: RC Jets
02-27-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 715,085
Posted By Woketman

The shape of the intake can indeed have a huge...

The shape of the intake can indeed have a huge effect... when there is ducting. But in the case of an R-54, the engine is out in the open air! THERE IS NO CONSTRICTING DUCTING! The engine is able...
Forum: RC Jets
02-26-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 715,085
Posted By Woketman

Dean is correct. There is plenty of free intake...

Dean is correct. There is plenty of free intake area in a normal install on this plane. It ain't gonna make any difference in thrust on any turbine. No shortage of intake area at all.
Forum: RC Jets
01-03-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By Woketman

These sure look different than my KP-11's with...

These sure look different than my KP-11's with the linear output back in 1973!
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