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Forum: RC Jets
10-14-2019, 06:38 AM
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Posted By richbran

Given the info I also suspect a simple solution....

Given the info I also suspect a simple solution. The Software on the ECU has several test functions, like the one written above.
Also the pump can be tested, but again, do disconnect both fuel...
Forum: RC Jets
10-09-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 443
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Posted By richbran

I hope Yr cockpit tubs will fit, I see the...

I hope Yr cockpit tubs will fit, I see the components on the radio tray sticking up quite high.
When I did a complete reinstall a few Years ago I moved all the "service" points to the engine bay....
Forum: RC Jets
10-08-2019, 05:49 AM
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Posted By richbran

Ron, The Lipo would be more than enough for the...

Ron, The Lipo would be more than enough for the engine, I have a 2S/30C/3600 on my JetCat P160 but that is with the original ECU, so maybe not a good comparison.
Make a test start when it gets a bit...
Forum: RC Jets
10-07-2019, 04:23 AM
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Posted By richbran

Ron I have a WREN (in another jet) and it exactly...

Ron I have a WREN (in another jet) and it exactly did the same, failed a few times during spinup after a prolonged time in idle. I hate that because I need to be sure it will spinup under any...
Forum: RC Jets
10-02-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 91,809
Posted By richbran

Ron, do You have the speed brake activated? It...

Ron, do You have the speed brake activated? It sure helps. Yes I also have some crow programmed in full flaps. Half flaps nothing, only full flaps they pop up about 5 mm. Nothing more as it will get...
Forum: RC Jets
09-25-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 91,809
Posted By richbran

Yes I looked at the nose gear a while ago indeed...

Yes I looked at the nose gear a while ago indeed with a set screw in mind, but I still have to figure it out.
I think the design is already too old for Anton (Skymaster) to put any time in a...
Forum: RC Jets
09-23-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 91,809
Posted By richbran

The nose gear isn't Your problem, it is designed...

The nose gear isn't Your problem, it is designed wrong, the full unloaded position is much too far straight. I tried it also but one would probably have to figure out some kind of maximum extended...
Forum: RC Jets
09-22-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 91,809
Posted By richbran

Yes the cockpits are of poor quality and the...

Yes the cockpits are of poor quality and the pilots are too small "scale". possibly to keep the weight down. I had to modify the tubs quite a bit to fit it all inside.
The nose gear is extended too...
Forum: RC Jets
08-28-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 91,809
Posted By richbran

Wow, that is a scary field, surrounded by...

Wow, that is a scary field, surrounded by trees!!!!
Forum: RC Jets
08-27-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 91,809
Posted By richbran

Dear ??? Yes I still fly my MB339, it is in...

Dear ???
Yes I still fly my MB339, it is in perfect shape, all is working very nice, and still looks very new.
It was once heavily modified a few years ago. A complete redo of the air systems and...
Forum: RC Jets
02-23-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 97,863
Posted By richbran

Good to see finally more pilots are "discovering"...

Good to see finally more pilots are "discovering" the +.It is a fine flyer. Many jet pilots are past their 50ties so a little help in visibility won't hurt, buy bigger models with clear paint schemes...
Forum: RC Jets
09-25-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 91,809
Posted By richbran

CG

Philip, the thread is not very active anymore as You can see. I still have it but fly it not very much because of several reasons. It is stowed right now for winter storage, and would take a lot of...
Forum: RC Jets
08-11-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 97,863
Posted By richbran

Jason. HK sells a cheepo but very sturdy wing...

Jason.
HK sells a cheepo but very sturdy wing carry bag (that sits both wings). https://hobbyking.com/nl_nl/hobbyking-wing-tote-bag-110-x-72-x-7cm.html
For the stab and booms and stab bag I made...
Forum: RC Jets
08-09-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 97,863
Posted By richbran

A stone tipped one, mostly they are in the...

A stone tipped one, mostly they are in the accompanying set. One You can use in the slot without touching the opposite side. Sometime they are a bit pointed but by holding the Dremel under an angle...
Forum: RC Jets
08-09-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 97,863
Posted By richbran

Sometimes the one hump near the UP position in...

Sometimes the one hump near the UP position in the "W" slot is just a tad too high or too steep. With a dremel You can round it off a bit. Go slowly bit by bit till it doesn't get stuck anymore....
Forum: RC Jets
08-09-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 97,863
Posted By richbran

Jason, most likely the tip Dave gave, will be the...

Jason, most likely the tip Dave gave, will be the reason for the lock up. I had this with more jets. You could check if the wheel can be rotated in retracted position. It can be corrected by making...
Forum: RC Jets
07-23-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 97,863
Posted By richbran

Jason All the way up front. It helps balance...

Jason

All the way up front. It helps balance as the model tends to be a bit tail heavy, even with 4 Lipo's in front I had to add a few 100 grams lead in the nose. I take into account that the UAT...
Forum: RC Jets
07-22-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 97,863
Posted By richbran

I made an extra platform as shown in the picture....

I made an extra platform as shown in the picture. Could accommodate all items I wanted. It sits more or less on top of the fuse, but who cares, if the canopy is closed, nothing can be...
Forum: RC Jets
06-10-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 97,863
Posted By richbran

Jason, the tank is as delivered with the kit, I...

Jason, the tank is as delivered with the kit, I just modified it as shown. I have modified all my jetfuel and gasoline burning models to this system. Especially nice and safe for multi-tank systems...
Forum: RC Jets
06-10-2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 97,863
Posted By richbran

I changed the stopper system with an own system,...

I changed the stopper system with an own system, since the days of methanol I have a life long hate with these units, the sooner or later they start to leak and are cumbersome to install. In this...
03-16-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 19,480
Posted By richbran

Basspilot I just spoke to Mr Fisher. He is...

Basspilot
I just spoke to Mr Fisher. He is currently building a batch that was supposed to be his last one (he is turning 70...). But due to ongoing requests for more he might consider a new batch....
Forum: RC Jets
03-12-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 97,863
Posted By richbran

Dave, good tip on the silicon oil, I have two...

Dave, good tip on the silicon oil, I have two more models on air, an Pirotti Tuono and an Skymaster MB339. I do have the (heavy) grease that one could buy with UP valves, but You need to disconnect...
03-11-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 19,480
Posted By richbran

I need to call Mr Fisher anyhow today or tomorrow...

I need to call Mr Fisher anyhow today or tomorrow so I will ask. As far as I know he is busy with a small batch which will be his last one, as he is approaching a respectful age.
Richard
Forum: RC Jets
03-11-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 97,863
Posted By richbran

After getting fed up with the increasing play on...

After getting fed up with the increasing play on axles and other issues like a high air loss I discarded the original gear and bought the Elektron (Spanish made) electric gear. Made the first flights...
10-18-2017, 04:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By richbran

Shaun, it is a large beast at 1 : 4 scale, span...

Shaun, it is a large beast at 1 : 4 scale, span 290cm or 115 in. Will be MOKI radial powered. R/C opening of the hood would be the least of the problem I guess, The rail system gets me headaches,...
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