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Forum: RC Jets 02-18-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 947
Posted By Vettster
If you really want to learn how to make a fuel...

If you really want to learn how to make a fuel tank... Start here.. https://youtu.be/sNJODC-vCwQ There's about 10 more vids to follow. Bob is simply the Best!
Forum: Composites Fabrication And Repair 02-17-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Vettster
Hi Phil.. hope this is not to late. But I just...

Hi Phil.. hope this is not to late. But I just sand the primer with 400/600/800 wet paper. Then 10 coats of parting wax(the good stuff from the composites store.)
Forum: Composites Fabrication And Repair 02-17-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By Vettster
Thanks Greg..but I've found it very easy to cut...

Thanks Greg..but I've found it very easy to cut with the right scissors. You need sarrated scissors.
cheers
Forum: Composites Fabrication And Repair 02-17-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By Vettster
Charles.. sorry for the late reply.. working long...

Charles.. sorry for the late reply.. working long hours. Thanks very much for taking the time to post what is very interesting info. I think I will be going with kevlar. Water will most likely not...
Forum: Composites Fabrication And Repair 01-26-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By Vettster
But even though its coated.. you need to pull...

But even though its coated.. you need to pull very hard to get it off.. and dont forget its on top when peeled off. Now if it were sandwiched between two layers of glass? well I think it would be...
Forum: Composites Fabrication And Repair 01-26-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By Vettster
That's even more interesting because the Red...

That's even more interesting because the Red stripe is used to let you know that the PP is coated. But then again.. it just might be a companies thing.
The coated stuff I use has the Red stripes on...
Forum: Composites Fabrication And Repair 01-26-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By Vettster
Yup...I got plenty of both. The better would be...

Yup...I got plenty of both. The better would be the dress stuff since the peel ply has a coating to make it easier to remove(not stick aswell) ;)
Forum: Composites Fabrication And Repair 01-26-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By Vettster
Peel ply!..very good to know.. thanks for the...

Peel ply!..very good to know.. thanks for the tips.
Forum: Composites Fabrication And Repair 01-24-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By Vettster
Thanks for the info and link Red. ;)

Thanks for the info and link Red. ;)
Forum: Composites Fabrication And Repair 01-15-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By Vettster
Kevlar Live Hinges?

Hi Guys! Need a grey area cleared up for me. Ive searched many of the other threads but can't seem to find the info I need. Im building a 7 foot long jet and I am going to be using live hinges. ...
Forum: Crash & Rebuild 01-03-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By Vettster
Here ya go!.... Fiberglass Specialties Inc...

Here ya go!.... Fiberglass Specialties Inc Catalog (http://www.fiberglassspecialtiesinc.com/catalog.htm)
Forum: RC Jets 12-09-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,894
Posted By Vettster
LOL... Good Point!:D

LOL... Good Point!:D
Forum: RC Jets 11-01-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,070
Posted By Vettster
Nice to see a new paint scheme.. but Im sorry,...

Nice to see a new paint scheme.. but Im sorry, there really wasnt anything wrong with the V-1 version. Flew mine welll over 700 flights without issue. The tip tanks are a nice addition but I was...
Forum: RC Jets 09-24-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,324
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: 169
Views: 12,025
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: 16,570
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: 327,490
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: 327,490
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: 7,779
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: 591
Posted By Vettster
Post Same goes for me! :)

Same goes for me! :)
Forum: RC Jets 05-30-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
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: 6,092
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: 970
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: 1,557
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: 656
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.
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