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    No, just needs some work. Winter project now....

    No, just needs some work. Winter project now. Turbine was still running. Just a tip stall and roll over into grass.
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    Yours looks very nice....

    Yours looks very nice....
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    yes I was satisfied with the extensions I wasn't...

    yes I was satisfied with the extensions I wasn't satisfied with the extra weight. the takeoff conditions that day including temperature and high humidity. the grass was tall there, had the flaps at...
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    well I balanced mine a 1/8 before the anti...

    well I balanced mine a 1/8 before the anti rotation pin. as for throws 1/2 flaps 7/8 down 3/8 up elevator. full flaps 1.1/2 down with another 1/8 up elevator. ailerons were 3/4 low rate and 1'" high...
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    well did the balance and it needs 14 extra ounces...

    well did the balance and it needs 14 extra ounces up front. that really sucks. I see in the gen 2 models it looks like the nose is longer, that makes sense.
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    here is a couple pics of the work.20150122015013

    here is a couple pics of the work.20150122015013
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    Well I took everyone's advice and built longer...

    Well I took everyone's advice and built longer booms. here are some pics of the work and finished aircraft. getting ready to balance the jet. I am guessing there will be at least 6 to 8 oz more up...
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    Thanks all I will do this as this Jet is too...

    Thanks all I will do this as this Jet is too squirrely to be my first jet and it is still in one piece. Blake
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    thanks for your thoughts on it. guess I wait til...

    thanks for your thoughts on it. guess I wait til next year when they will have them ready.
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    Hi, has anyone tried to change the thrust angle...

    Hi, has anyone tried to change the thrust angle to correct the problems with gen 1 versions that do the cobra when you slow down too much? I have made a 5 degree down thrust mount to help push the...
  11. Ditto on the Nimh batteries. there ok for a small...

    Ditto on the Nimh batteries. there ok for a small four or five servo plane with little draw non digital servos. I have lost many planes to Nimh and brownouts on spectrum dsm2 and only use a 5 cell if...
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    hi, I bought 2024 for mine, little heavy as the...

    hi, I bought 2024 for mine, little heavy as the wall thickness available from aircraft spruce and specialty supply .062 figured I make it a flying tank. gluing them into the wings and extending them...
  13. swapping out a bendix on starter motor

    Hi before I break the thing any thoughts on removing the bendix from a motor, I got one that the bendix is short and has a bearing, the bendix that I need is considerably longer but that motor had...
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    I want to thank Andy for his help with my JJ...

    I want to thank Andy for his help with my JJ 3000, I have a video up on you tube search "blake's jetjoe 3000 running " the 2 hotspots were not of real concern. fine running turbine got it used for a...
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    Hi Andy could you give a idea about mine, I sent...

    Hi Andy could you give a idea about mine, I sent you a couple email about but got no replies, might went to spam.
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    good luck with yours, mine has a couple hot spots...

    good luck with yours, mine has a couple hot spots on the nozzle which I believe is poor fuel needle soldering or inaccurate needle nozzle ends creating a lean condition at the suspect needles. ran it...
  17. RE: Interested in finding out average age and demographics of current RCU Users

    45 years old and been doing it from 15 til 23, quit a while and got back in 10 years ago. Now I am more into it then ever, working on my jet waiver, I am in Pittsburgh area.
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    RE: glassing fuse question

    I just finished glassing a F 86 wings and tail of a modelbau/troybuilt version. I was wondering what is best weave filler after using finishing epoxy on 3/4 oz glass cloth. I primed the items with a...
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    RE: Today's gas no problem... NO way...

    Hi, I found a trick that was in Model airplane news or Model aviation, Can't remember, but it works. Use a 5 gal can and get 4 gal of 89 or 93 Gasoline, whatever you use and put 1 gallon of WATER in...
  20. RE: So what will YOU do with your mega millions winnings

    I would buy so much RC **** that it would take up all my spare space. I would need another house for all of this stuff as my wife would not put up with all the RC stuff I got. Oh wait this is already...
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    RE: Retract Game Changer

    I was going to do the mods on foremost 150 forum. Just debating even bothering as the new version is even crappier that the last from what I can see in the forum pics. Thanks
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    RE: Retract Game Changer

    Hi I am new to tubines and live in pittsburgh. When is the Titusville event. I have been doing duct fan stuff but want tomove on up to turbine flying. I recently purchased a version 2 foremost 150. ...
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    RE: What do you think of FORMOST 150 ?

    Hello everyone, i just got one of these in the mail from nitromodels. Is the version 2 more of a piece of crap the n the version one? There is no molded wheel wells and the wings are no longer...
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    RE: JetJoe OWNERS thread

    Hello has anyone been able to order from jetjoe? The site is giving me problems and I don't know who is distributing in the USA. Thanks Blake K
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    RE: JetJoe OWNERS thread

    Thanks for the insight. When it ran it hovered around 596 so it could go higher. I make the max 780 again and run it there making sure it stays in the 620 to 650 range. I did not realize that waS a...
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