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Forum: RC Jets 08-19-2013, 06:29 AM
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Posted By jroth
Hi Terry, Not much building in the last year...

Hi Terry,
Not much building in the last year and now I am headed off to be a flight judge at the Jet World Masters in Switzerland. After seeing the highly detailed work of the competitors, it's...
Forum: RC Jets 07-25-2013, 07:27 PM
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Views: 112,751
Posted By jroth
RE: 1/4 scale F9F Panther build

here is some raw footage that I spliced together, sorry, I do not have time to edit it.


JO FUNK PANTHER TEST FLIGHT 2013
Forum: RC Jets 07-25-2013, 05:58 PM
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Views: 112,751
Posted By jroth
RE: 1/4 scale F9F Panther build

Hi Terry,
I am working on splicing some video. There will probably be videos from at least 4 cameras.
Forum: RC Jets 07-25-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 112,751
Posted By jroth
RE: 1/4 scale F9F Panther build

Joe, all I can say is "Great Success!" I think you got just what you were asking for , it was a perfect afternoon for a test flight, the wind was calm and almost everything worked perfectly. Here are...
Forum: RC Jets 05-08-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,600
Posted By jroth
RE: JET WORLD MASTER 2012 QUALIFIER

it was a static prop for the kids.
Forum: RC Jets 01-20-2013, 04:56 AM
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Views: 12,511
Posted By jroth
RE: Ripped off Turbine sale

Hi Mike,

I am fighting a PayPal battle of my own.

PayPal does not want anyone using them for firearms sales, which I did not know. I bought a rifle from Atlanta, I sent the woman the money...
Forum: RC Jets 11-26-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 112,751
Posted By jroth
RE: 1/4 scale F9F Panther build

Here is the Buff primer that I am using on my Panther, the other guys bought the same brand, but in gray.

Painter's Pride Products
810 N Jefferson Ave
St Louis MO 63106
888-646-1400

I...
Forum: RC Jets 11-25-2012, 02:34 PM
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Views: 112,751
Posted By jroth
RE: 1/4 scale F9F Panther build

After the priming session, I had to start filling the pin holes and other low spots. I used the two part Icing, I have to mix quarter-sized batces to have time to use it all. Once the Icing is cured,...
Forum: RC Jets 11-18-2012, 11:34 AM
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Views: 112,751
Posted By jroth
RE: 1/4 scale F9F Panther build

I spent about 4 hours at my warehouse today. I was able to seal the trailing edge of the wing, prep the flaps and wings. Setup the painting area and prime most of the plane. I had 12 parts to keep...
Forum: RC Jets 11-18-2012, 04:24 AM
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Views: 112,751
Posted By jroth
RE: 1/4 scale F9F Panther build

Joe,

As soon as I was home I knew I forgot the paint samples, I guess the two beers and no dinner made me a little loopy.

Saturday I glued the filler block under the verticle fin, reglassed...
Forum: RC Jets 11-17-2012, 06:17 PM
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Views: 112,751
Posted By jroth
RE: 1/4 scale F9F Panther build

Hi Larry,

We did not make a mold of the canopy, we made a plug and vacuum formed the canopy over it. We only have a positive not a negative.

John
Forum: RC Jets 11-06-2012, 06:32 AM
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Views: 112,751
Posted By jroth
RE: 1/4 scale F9F Panther build

Well, there has been a lot of sanding/filling/priming and repeating over the last several months. The current focus was the hatch fit and the winglet filling. After almost 7 hours last night I think...
Forum: RC Jets 11-05-2012, 02:28 PM
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Views: 112,751
Posted By jroth
RE: 1/4 scale F9F Panther build

A building party has been called for tonight! Pizza around 7pm.

Dennis, Jo Funk and Mr. Fun are all confirmed to attend the building party at my house.

We are getting close to needing...
Forum: RC Jets 10-29-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 18,371
Posted By jroth
RE: Cincinnati Jet Club F-18's project

Hi Joe,

This is the paint scheme that I want to put on my YA F-18, maybe after the Panthers I will resurrect the F-18. Now I know where I can get help from.
Good Luck with the builds!
John
Forum: RC Jets 10-28-2012, 03:28 PM
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Views: 112,751
Posted By jroth
RE: 1/4 scale F9F Panther build

Joe,

The icing in the picture appears to be used, look at the hardner, it is squeezed. It is also in my work-space. Mr Fun said he bought his icing that morning and it disappeared somewhere...
Forum: RC Jets 10-28-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By jroth
RE: Looking for Cermark Viperjet left wing

Hi,

We are still looking for Viper parts.

Mr Fun has been working on a plug for the canopy and frame, then he will attempt to repair the left wing panel.

Please let me know if anyone...
Forum: RC Jets 10-15-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By jroth
RE: Looking for Cermark Viperjet left wing

Hi,

Mr Fun is still looking for some used/cheap parts to complete the repairs to his Viper.

Please let me know if anyone has a canopy and/or a left wing panel or any of the other stuff...
Forum: RC Jets 10-12-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By jroth
RE: Looking for Cermark Viperjet left wing

Hi

Thanks for the info, what are you asking for your kit? I will let him know about your kit.

I think he is looking for cheap stuff that is repairable.

John
Forum: RC Jets 10-12-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By jroth
RE: Looking for Cermark Viperjet left wing

Actually, he may need alot more stuff, he really has an airframe only.

Please let me know if anyone has:
fuel tanks
retracts
canopy & cockpit
left wing
thrust tube

I called Tam...
Forum: RC Jets 10-12-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By jroth
Looking for Cermark Viperjet left wing

Hi Guys,

My friend Mr Fun is working on a Cermark Viperjet repair project and needs a left wing panel.

He also needs a thrust tube.

Please let me know if anyone can help him out.

...
Forum: RC Jets 09-27-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,657
Posted By jroth
RE: WINAMAC FALL FLING

Hi Nick,

Maybe you can bring stuff for Saturday lunch.

Thanks,

John
Forum: RC Jets 09-27-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,657
Posted By jroth
RE: WINAMAC FALL FLING

OK,

The weather looks great for this weekend.

Sebastian said he would bring sausages for Friday night's dinner, Please let me know who wants in. Tim said he will be back to the field...
Forum: RC Jets 09-24-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,657
Posted By jroth
WINAMAC FALL FLING

Winamac Fall Fling September 28th thru 30th.

The weather looks good for one more event at Winamac this weekend, so Tim asked me to make a post on RCU.

This is an unofficial event, nothing...
Forum: RC Jets 09-06-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,412
Posted By jroth
RE: FREE**ROUTE 66 JETS 7TH ANNUAL

Well i am here, it was an uneventful 4 hour drive. The tents are set up, flying has begun and the sun is shining. Light windss, high humidity, perfect
Forum: RC Jets 09-06-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,412
Posted By jroth
RE: FREE**ROUTE 66 JETS 7TH ANNUAL

Hi Roger,

I am all packed up and leaving shortly, I will see you before noon.

John
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