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    I think it's kind of a good thing. Sometimes...

    I think it's kind of a good thing. Sometimes when company's build "Hype"... then it takes longer than the original projection to bring it to market... you can get a lot of upset customers.

    I...
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    As always... thanks for posting the vids !!

    As always... thanks for posting the vids !!
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    NICE !! But what's up with that sticker in the...

    NICE !! But what's up with that sticker in the background??? (I love prop noise) It's time to find a "I love the smell of Jet fuel" sticker. (lol)

    Is this your first turbine?
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    While I respect your position... I can honestly...

    While I respect your position... I can honestly say... no... you are not right on all accounts.

    How is repairing an engine or airframe in violation of the AMA waver rules? Yes... I agree that an...
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    I took the StarJet out to our local field...

    I took the StarJet out to our local field yesterday, and I was unable to fly it. We have a grass field, and the grass was a little long... but not too bad. The issue was... as I was taxing...
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    Mike, Don't listen to the hate'rs. I'm right...

    Mike,

    Don't listen to the hate'rs. I'm right with you, and understand. I don't have more than $1500 into any one of my jet models. Used engines, and inexpensive airframes, make for a good...
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    Yep... Little bolts are fine. Unlike a piston...

    Yep...

    Little bolts are fine. Unlike a piston engine... there's no torque, or vibration to fight. Just a nice smooth push, and a steel 4-40 bolt can handle 20 lbs of pressure.
  8. Thread: DIY Turbine?

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    Not worth it. By the time you buy an ECU,...

    Not worth it. By the time you buy an ECU, Valves, Pump, and other odd's-n-end's... you will be at the price of a basic King Tech.
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    We've been talking about it on some of the EDF...

    We've been talking about it on some of the EDF boards for a while. And I agree... it would make a great airframe for a 44.
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    Well guys.... this was a long time in the making,...

    Well guys.... this was a long time in the making, but this old girl is finally ready to fly.

    Originally this project got shelved because the only engine I had free at the time was WAY too big. ...
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    Sorry to hear about the splash-down. The...

    Sorry to hear about the splash-down.

    The advice on the rice is great for the electronics... but in the PWC world... when we sink an engine... it's important to get heat, and oil back into it, as...
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    Adding an extra pound to the nose is better than...

    Adding an extra pound to the nose is better than crushing it because of a cobra.

    Can't wait to see how it flys.
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    Depending on the engine... It could burst. ...

    Depending on the engine... It could burst. Large engines develop a lot of fuel pressure... and I'm not 100% sure that tygon can take it.

    Are they really using 3mm to feed a K80? I thought it...
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    I'll fly it for you. (LOL) So... are you...

    I'll fly it for you. (LOL)


    So... are you ready to sell me your Reaction, to make room for your new toy?
  15. OK.... I just found this from an old thread........

    OK.... I just found this from an old thread.....







    So... since the instructions say this jet can weigh 7.5Kg (16.5 Lbs) with the old JPX... and that it can fly on the JPX 240 at 8 Lbs......
  16. Question on power requierments (AV StarJet)

    Hi Guys,


    A few years ago... I started a Aviation Design StarJet project... but it fell to the wayside because I didn't have a good engine for it. I know the old JPX engines were crazy heavy......
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    Yep... I got one from Carlos. It took a couple...

    Yep... I got one from Carlos. It took a couple weeks to get from him... but the price was good..
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    There's always a optimal size and shape. BUT......

    There's always a optimal size and shape. BUT... a big tube will work, without an issue. I guess the only thing you will have to watch for, is proper draft around the outside, so the fuselage...
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    Hey Bruce.... When will the new batch be ready?

    Hey Bruce....

    When will the new batch be ready?
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    Mike... Since you have a rookie now.... you...

    Mike...


    Since you have a rookie now.... you going to sell your Euro? (pm me)
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    Yep... I heard from a member at my field... WHO...

    Yep... I heard from a member at my field... WHO BOUGHT A DV8R... it was missing the elevators, and is VERY pissed because there isn't a resolution in sight.

    TBM SHOULD NOT be shipping these kits,...
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    Aluminum tape under the elevator will help. The...

    Aluminum tape under the elevator will help. The tube is the ultimate in safety... but it's a pain to use all the time.
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    I agree. Think about KingTech. They came out...

    I agree. Think about KingTech. They came out with an 80N engine... and the original price was $1700. That was a SOLID $600 less than the big boys. (JetCat, Wren, Jet Central... etc.) ...
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    Blake... I was talking with Rich about this......

    Blake... I was talking with Rich about this... and he said to extend them yourself. It could be done in a couple days, and only cost a few $$$ for glass, and resin.

    1) Cut

    2) Make an...
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    very nice. Can't wait for the flight report.

    very nice. Can't wait for the flight report.
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