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    From the horse's mouth so to speak: ...

    From the horse's mouth so to speak: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwCAiF61lM0
  2. Take your voltmeter and see if the signal can be...

    Take your voltmeter and see if the signal can be measured. Typically the sensor is going to be putting out 0 to "x" volts, or 4-20 Milliamps. (measured two ways, voltage, and inline respectively.) ...
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    Ken probably did not know this, but he was my...

    Ken probably did not know this, but he was my first idol in RC Airplanes. The first time I visited ARCA with a home made prop plane, he was landing a big gasser, it might have even been a twin. ...
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    RE: Fly Eagle Jet F-14 Crash (video)

    I have not been on RCU in probably 4 years. I jumped on to see what is going on. It took me the last four days on and off to read this thread.

    The prototype megabar fuse was completely made...
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    RE: Worlds Best RC Jet Pilot

    Ali, shulman, and Todd of Waco, TX. If Todd ever showed up at a premier jet rally and flew a jet, he would give both Shui and Ali a run for their money. Shui might know who I'm talking about and...
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    RE: Please help me put this myth to bed

    Throw this in the mix since it was not discussed previously:

    http://spektrumrc.com/Articles/Article.aspx?ArticleID=1693
  7. RE: Sadly our hobby has lost a wonderful member today, Vern Kramer.

    Sorry to hear this Larry, chin up, your dad was one of the great ones, no doubt about it. I'll never forget that time Bryce and I came over for the dinner after FIJR and Bryce was showing all those...
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    Rick Broussard, please contact me

    512-656-2357, one of the turbines you sold me two years ago, was recently sold by me, I never opened the box you sent me, and as I understood it, you never opened the box from Jet Central, and it is...
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    RE: airsystem fillup idea!

    Ya, why three valves? I've been using one air valve and T'ing behind it to two tanks for about 7 years with no issues. Save yourself $40.00 bucks ;)
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    RE: Safety Violations

    KC, FWIW, I actually agree with Doc on this one, I have not seen the video, but I have signed off a bunch of guys that were off center on landing and take off. I figure I am an imperfect pilot, and...
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    RE: Avro Arrow CRASH

    It is interesting to see such big personalities clash. I have never understood why in this segment of the hobby more people don't simply get along as every aspect of this segment of the hobby, from...
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    RE: Safety Violations

    Since when did I get knocked down from # 1 KC ??
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    RE: Question regarding Turbine Credibility

    I have no problem with an incomplete deal, not worried about that in the slightest.  I have sent an email to Eric asking for clarification further on this because, I'm no longer sure how much I'm...
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    RE: Question regarding Turbine Credibility

    There is no intent to defame, me or Alejandro, I could care less if the engine sells or does not sell.  I'm just curious the overall opinion of the jet crowd.   

    I don't think either of us has...
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    RE: Question regarding Turbine Credibility

    Ian, what parts would not be replaced? These are suprisingly simple machines. Essentially you have a shaft, a combustion chamber, bearings and two three vanes, a case and a tailcone.

    What part of...
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    RE: Question regarding Turbine Credibility

    Interesting, I personally would want the crashed one cause it has new parts vs one that has simply gone in for a checkup, vs one that has been used for a while.

    But thanks for another viewpoint. ...
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    Question regarding Turbine Credibility

    I think I know the answer to this for me, but want to get a broader opinion.

    If an engine, jet central, jetcat, etc etc. Is in a crash, and brought back to new specifications, and hasn't been run...
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    RE: For Blue Angels & Mythbusters fans

    www.newzbin.com
    www.usenetserver.com
    google grabit
    google winrar
    google quickpar

    I won't provide instructions but assure you that between those 5 lines you can download all episodes of...
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    RE: Reborn Tamjet F-16 - Maiden

    Flying is as "cool" as it will get in your airplane.  Checking temperatures at idle on the ground is worst case scenerio.

    Based on what you are saying, it is likely you are ok.  You will be able...
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    RE: Reborn Tamjet F-16 - Maiden

    Ihave made a lot of posts regarding acceptable heat, I'll give the abbreviated version here.

    Fiberglass starts getting soft at 155 deg F
    145 deg is fine all day long, no detrimental effects.
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    RE: Reborn Tamjet F-16 - Maiden

    Dude!  Got your PM, anytime Ivan!   Obviously next time I put together a Megabar, I'm coming up to your place for paint!

    Take Care,

    Sean
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    RE: Switching from Jet A to Kerosene

    You can mix the two in any conceivable percentage and there will be NO change in performance or longevity.  The only difference between the two for our purposes is the Jet A has a some additives that...
  23. Thread: NiCads

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    RE: NiCads

    Hey Dan, I can school you on the new stuff at my place, but in the mean time, for your flying style and the airplane you are doing, Nicads is not going to be a problem AT ALL!

    Glad to see you back...
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    RE: Bladon Jets axial-flow gas turbine

    Too bad we have thrust limits in the US, while I can't find anything related to thrust on their site, experience tells me that

    http://www.bladonjets.com/?x=technology


    Is putting more than...
  25. RE: Ever Wondered what the Inside of a Fly Eagle Jets F-18 Wing looks like?

    LOL, ya, in his defense, the engine rubbed the turbine wheel to the egv and caused a flameout.  He had his hands full trying to make it back to the runway.

    I was happy that airplane was done...
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