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Forum: RC Jets 11-29-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By sailing1
I just purchased a couple of stainless smoke...

I just purchased a couple of stainless smoke injector tubes from DreamWorks and had a local welder weld them together. Its worked great for 5 years in my Comp ARF Viper. Don't see why you couldn't...
Forum: RC Jets 11-15-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By sailing1
Home and everything unloaded. Got to say this...

Home and everything unloaded. Got to say this was a great little jet meet. What a way to end the season. Had pilots from Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas Texas and Oklahoma. Great hospitality and...
Forum: RC Jets 10-18-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 35,759
Posted By sailing1
My plane was converted to a TP from a DA 100...

My plane was converted to a TP from a DA 100 powered plane that had cans. I left the previous exhaust openings open under the plane. The plane also had two 2 inch x 4 inch vents aft of the...
Forum: RC Jets 10-17-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 35,759
Posted By sailing1
I have about 5 flights on mine since the...

I have about 5 flights on mine since the conversion. I am running a King Tech K60TP and spinning a 24 X 22 pitch prop. No way of knowing for sure what RPM I am turning in the air but It Tacked 4950...
Forum: RC Jets 09-13-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 21,005
Posted By sailing1
Rich, Guess I already messed that up. The...

Rich,
Guess I already messed that up. The Event is at the South Grand Lakes Regional Airport.

southgrandlakeairport.com

Sorry for the confusion. The Airport is located at Ketchum, OK
Forum: RC Jets 09-13-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 21,005
Posted By sailing1
Hey Rich, WingGate 2017 is still a go though...

Hey Rich,

WingGate 2017 is still a go though we seem to have been dropped from the latest published schedule. Would appreciate your help on getting this information put back on the schedule.
...
Forum: RC Jets 09-11-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,310
Posted By sailing1
Wow what a great event. Perfect weather, non...

Wow what a great event. Perfect weather, non stop flying and great fellowship.
Special thanks to Jerry and Ron for all their hard work putting the event on. Also a huge thanks to Jim and the...
Forum: RC Jets 09-06-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,310
Posted By sailing1
Packed and headed out early Thursday morning. ...

Packed and headed out early Thursday morning. Two more pilots flying up from here also. Have another Tulsa jet flyer heading in Friday.

Hello RT 66 Jet Club!
Forum: RC Jets 09-04-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,909
Posted By sailing1
Dave, do you know if there will be an option for...

Dave, do you know if there will be an option for electric gear other than Electron? I have nothing against Electron gear but already have 4 planes with Behotec Electric gear and wonder if it...
Forum: RC Jets 08-30-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,310
Posted By sailing1
Can't wait. Already started getting Jets ready...

Can't wait. Already started getting Jets ready and filling out my travel list.

See you the 7th.
Forum: RC Jets 08-22-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,730
Posted By sailing1
RIP Todd. My deepest condolences to the...

RIP Todd.
My deepest condolences to the family.
Forum: RC Jets 08-21-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,310
Posted By sailing1
Hey Jerry do you know if there is an "event rate"...

Hey Jerry do you know if there is an "event rate" at any of the Baymont or other local hotels?
Forum: RC Jets 08-14-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By sailing1
Any pictures or event reports available?

Any pictures or event reports available?
Forum: RC Jets 07-24-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,467
Posted By sailing1
You can find all kinds of foam at almost any...

You can find all kinds of foam at almost any Upholstery Supply Store. They will stock most sizes and densities up to and exceeding 6 inches. I usually get heavier density for the bottom piece and...
Forum: RC Jets 07-10-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By sailing1
In Oklahoma burn bans are issued on a county by...

In Oklahoma burn bans are issued on a county by county basis when fire danger is high. We don't fly turbines at our field when there is a Burn Ban in effect.
Forum: RC Jets 06-28-2017, 03:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By sailing1
Thanks CraigG. I'll give Woody a call.

Thanks CraigG. I'll give Woody a call.
Forum: RC Jets 06-27-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 92,723
Posted By sailing1
I flew mine for 3 years with 36 lb Rhino then...

I flew mine for 3 years with 36 lb Rhino then changed last year to 45 Rhino. Flys great with both. The extra power is nice on up lines with full fuel and smoke. I rarely use full blow and much to...
Forum: RC Jets 06-27-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By sailing1
Anyone know where to purchase the controller for...

Anyone know where to purchase the controller for Behotec 3 wire systems?
Forum: RC Jets 06-13-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By sailing1
Dolly is a great idea but I'm not a good enough...

Dolly is a great idea but I'm not a good enough pilot to hit it on the landing on hard surface -- thus the wheels.
Forum: RC Jets 06-13-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By sailing1
Mine has the nose wheel and a couple of little...

Mine has the nose wheel and a couple of little wing tip wheels that are mounted with double sided tape. Pretty much takes care of the scraping on hard surfaces. Now if I just had Dave's flying...
Forum: RC Jets 06-12-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,310
Posted By sailing1
RT 66 JETS is our favorite meet of the year. ...

RT 66 JETS is our favorite meet of the year. Just can't beat the RT 66 Jet Club. It certainly won't be the same without Roger Shipley be we all know he will be there in spirt. Wouldn't surprise...
Forum: RC Jets 06-04-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 92,723
Posted By sailing1
My Viper uses Behotec C50 electric gear for the...

My Viper uses Behotec C50 electric gear for the Mains and C40 for the nose. Also using the Behotec trailing link struts. Length of all gear was fine but did have to cut a small but of glass on the...
Forum: RC Jets 05-06-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,642
Posted By sailing1
Hey Gus, Looks like Jason and I will be in...

Hey Gus, Looks like Jason and I will be in sometime Friday morning. Really looking forward to another great event.
Ken
Forum: RC Jets 04-25-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,642
Posted By sailing1
Hey Gus. Sign the Tulsa boys up. What is the...

Hey Gus.
Sign the Tulsa boys up. What is the name of the Hotel next to Chili's in Mt Pleasant?
Thanks.
Forum: RC Jets 04-25-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By sailing1
Hi Gonzalo, I am just about finished with my...

Hi Gonzalo,
I am just about finished with my KT-60TP install in a standard nose Marchetti. Install/conversion was a bit of a challenge with the KT gearbox taking up so much room up front but I...
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