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Yesterday, 05:30 PM
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Posted By mr_matt

Are you sure they are not available? I have had...

Are you sure they are not available? I have had one of these planes for awhile, I dont think there are many other motors that will work. There are a few but they are not optimized for RC and they...
Forum: RC Jets
11-21-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,266
Posted By mr_matt

Very nice, I have always wanted to buy something...

Very nice, I have always wanted to buy something from you Mike, let me go see what the deal is on FB
Forum: RC Jets
11-02-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By mr_matt

Drag goes up as a square law. You need 4 times...

Drag goes up as a square law. You need 4 times the thrust to go twice as fast.

So all else being equal (very important point), the 42 pounder will only be 15% faster.

I can't guess what ducting...
Forum: RC Jets
10-22-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,549
Posted By mr_matt

FWIW I used the stock retracts for a long time...

FWIW I used the stock retracts for a long time (with old bvm struts), they actually have some nice features, but I did eventually switch to robart. I can't remember which part number but the ones you...
Forum: RC Jets
10-19-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,549
Posted By mr_matt

I would abandon that mount and go to the tab and...

I would abandon that mount and go to the tab and strap type. BVM makes them (it used to make them). As you suspected you want the thrust line much lower.

I ran maybe 1/8 inch reflex but I don't...
10-07-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 386,484
Posted By mr_matt

Thanks guys, just some 3/16 balsa. I don't like...

Thanks guys, just some 3/16 balsa. I don't like the weave showing through, I think I will use some typing paper just to cover it up, that will probably look scale after the paper gets...
09-28-2019, 09:44 AM
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Views: 386,484
Posted By mr_matt

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20190928_103129_9920cf050e55aab8801b7e9daee6731c1e61e83c.jpg

I did some quick and dirty inner door panel but I got the...
Forum: RC Jets
09-28-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 95,409
Posted By mr_matt

In my experience, these type of planforms have so...

In my experience, these type of planforms have so much fuselage area, especially in front of neutral point that these simple geometric MAC calculation methods don't work well.

I suggest a scale...
09-26-2019, 03:51 PM
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Views: 386,484
Posted By mr_matt

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20190925_133226_2b7de0c302ed0c4ba6b1ae1dd4fe2f2c241b7821.jpg
I was hoping you had vacuformed some and would send me a set!!
09-26-2019, 02:40 PM
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Views: 386,484
Posted By mr_matt

Thanks, do you (or anyone else) have clever ideas...

Thanks, do you (or anyone else) have clever ideas on how to do the inside of the main door detail? this adds a lot to the character IMHO
09-25-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 386,484
Posted By mr_matt

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20190925_133211_f22810a579475d5424c7b950e23b47f73fa8520a.jpg

I threw on some primer to see the fit. So far so good
09-21-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By mr_matt

I am in the middle of mounting the main gear...

I am in the middle of mounting the main gear doors on the same plane, I am using robart metal...
09-20-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 386,484
Posted By mr_matt

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/mvimg_20190918_125611_16c43bbb79e5195aaacacb0dd8fe43e01106f308.jpg

Thanks Chris, I am noodling on a way to hold that axle. The...
Forum: RC Jets
09-08-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,473
Posted By mr_matt

Hi Raf, In my experience Sata is hard to...

Hi Raf,

In my experience Sata is hard to find online, but they are worth the effort to find. I have had a sata minijet 2 for a long time, it works great. A harbor freight jamb gun for primer is...
Forum: RC Jets
09-05-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,549
Posted By mr_matt

Whatever you do don't forget to add reflex. I...

Whatever you do don't forget to add reflex. I know the airfoil already has reflex but you need more, I would estimate maybe 1/8 inch of "up" on the elevons at neutral.
09-03-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 386,484
Posted By mr_matt

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/first_part_cfba3f47a69aa8cd0d28af7ebd8b7be6646a466b.jpg

First parts look usable (but too thick). I used 1 layer of 2 ounce cloth...
09-03-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 386,484
Posted By mr_matt

my version must be different, I have a threaded...

my version must be different, I have a threaded boss for the axle, it has to be a bolt I guess, with no way to lock it in.
08-30-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 386,484
Posted By mr_matt

Good to know. Any quirks on this gear to know...

Good to know. Any quirks on this gear to know about? Did you use a shoulder bolt for the axle?
08-28-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 386,484
Posted By mr_matt

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20190818_100543_4d90fffe200364811de9529381edbfe49f1fdc7d.jpg

So far so good I will wax it up and pull a sample door
08-27-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 386,484
Posted By mr_matt

The stock robarts, air. I want to change that...

The stock robarts, air. I want to change that little yoke that breaks but I cant get Sierra to write me back. I might end up making new yoke myself.
08-27-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 386,484
Posted By mr_matt

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1299/img_20190817_140520_777c309d34ad8cae3319aa97c9bbe1634b0dc569.jpg

I hit it with 3 coats PVA and then put down the cloth. 2 layers...
08-27-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 386,484
Posted By mr_matt

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20190816_125836_dd75b40f4653567d48c7c6abc8260fd40c75d2c6.jpg
Wow those pictures are big.

The fit of these plastic doors was...
08-26-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 386,484
Posted By mr_matt

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20190813_082534_54ed668eb2eefb221cfd4862fb7a1c890ad58310.jpg...
Forum: RC Jets
08-19-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By mr_matt

Sad to hear, he did a lot for this forum.

Sad to hear, he did a lot for this forum.
Forum: RC Jets
08-08-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,649
Posted By mr_matt

Chances are the pipe was going to collapse soon...

Chances are the pipe was going to collapse soon anyway with the hatch on or off.I never use the stock pipes, I have all mine built to spec
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