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  1. Of course the situation may be different in other...

    Of course the situation may be different in other countries but in Oz we have two types of pump diesel.

    Truck diesel and premium diesel, the difference:

    "The Vortex Premium diesel (Caltex...
  2. Sorry if the question has been asked before but...

    Sorry if the question has been asked before but what's Jetcat's policy on using diesel?
    The engine is a gas start P-60. Warranty is not an issue, that's long gone!

    Experiences of others?
    ...
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    Congratulations Roger, sorry I wasn't at the...

    Congratulations Roger, sorry I wasn't at the field to see it fly, glad all went well.

    Looks fabulous!

    John.
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    The three most useless things for a pilot 1/...

    The three most useless things for a pilot

    1/ Fuel on the Ground, 2/ Runway behind you, 3/ Sky above you.

    I guess he just demonstrated No.2.

    It was probably the best outcome, trying to get a...
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    Mine has a white roof & sides which keeps the...

    Mine has a white roof & sides which keeps the heat down to reasonable levels, not much more than ambient in the sun.
    It has vents up high to let the heat out.

    Spring rates depend on what you want...
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    I've been running a Super Sports for years & had...

    I've been running a Super Sports for years & had the slipping in the mount problem.

    I just made up a small aluminium tag with a 90 deg bend in it. It slips under the mount
    & the other end has a...
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    I had problems with Ultra Precision cylinders for...

    I had problems with Ultra Precision cylinders for gear doors so I used Robart.
    They had longer stroke than the UP so ended up restricting their travel with
    plastic tubing on their shafts.
    ...
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    Thanks Darryl! :)

    Thanks Darryl! :)
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    I use jet-A & have never noticed any sign of...

    I use jet-A & have never noticed any sign of algae.

    Does it have an algaecide mixed in at the factory?

    John.
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    I can't argue with that one. I just didn't...

    I can't argue with that one.

    I just didn't plan on my first jet surviving long enough to embarrass me.

    Much prefer flying one of these, did someone mention small tailplanes?

    John.

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    Is that the original kit built Sabre which can be...

    Is that the original kit built Sabre which can be converted to turbine?

    John.
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    So we have evolved from endless copies in all...

    So we have evolved from endless copies in all sizes of the Bandit to
    endless copies in all sizes of the Futura? :rolleyes:

    At least the Bandit is an attractive jet.

    Having said that at least...
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    I hope it has a more uneventful life than this...

    I hope it has a more uneventful life than this full-size replica built in England some time ago.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWSvKT6h3ro

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVaKixJv1lE

    This...
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    For the straight cuts I just stick the carbon in...

    For the straight cuts I just stick the carbon in the vice (with aluminium soft jaws) with the waste
    sticking out at the top then cut with a hacksaw using the soft jaws as a guide for the blade.
    ...
  15. Thread: FW Flitzer

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    Oh no, Bob will want to sue them for copyright...

    Oh no, Bob will want to sue them for copyright breaches too!

    Cool job Joe, I wasn't as dedicated with my Fourth Reich jet.


    But, I do have an old boomerang waiting for a restore .........

    ...
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    Most air traps have the pick up line fixed in the...

    Most air traps have the pick up line fixed in the middle of the bottle.

    Have you had problems with that set-up so you went to a normal clunk?

    John.
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    Don't forget to have a look at the Xcalibur. ...

    Don't forget to have a look at the Xcalibur.

    http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-jets-120/11585430-ripmax-xcalibur-sports-jet.html

    Becoming more & more popular & a great flyer.

    John.
  18. Did you check the CAT was full following any...

    Did you check the CAT was full following any flame outs?

    Any fuel weeping on the outside body of the CAT?

    The outer tube of these tanks is quite delicate, it only takes a slight compression to...
  19. Yes, it's a foam core using the building methods...

    Yes, it's a foam core using the building methods of the original.

    It has a little washout (about 6mm on the templates pinned to the foam blocks).
    I had no details of the DV8R wing section so I...
  20. I'm sure whoever monitors this site waits for me...

    I'm sure whoever monitors this site waits for me to type a lengthy reply so they can take it off line for whatever stupid reason!

    Not going to the trouble again - built smaller one, changed nose,...
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    If you still like the RDS8000 why not take it to...

    If you still like the RDS8000 why not take it to an electronics repair company
    in Japan? You know, the little old guy with a shop on the corner sort of guy,
    not Matsu****a!

    Take him a good...
  22. It can depend how the centre of gravity works...

    It can depend how the centre of gravity works out.

    Nobody likes shovelling lead into a model & these components (particularly the header tank full of fuel,
    ECU battery & pump) are quite heavy. ...
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    Why am I not surprised? ;) John.

    Why am I not surprised? ;)

    John.
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    You mean like I make for next to nothing using a...

    You mean like I make for next to nothing using a pop rivet & a piece of silicon tube?

    I guess if you paint them purple a 'certain group' of people may buy them.

    John.2141552
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    Looks great Roger, I'll stick to my detail after...

    Looks great Roger, I'll stick to my detail after it flies plan!

    PS, thanks for the loan of your compressor last weekend, you are a lifesaver!

    John.
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