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12-17-2015, 11:28 AM
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Having about 200 flights on the V4 between the...

Having about 200 flights on the V4 between the Mystery and the Epic Bipe, I was really impressed with the prototype Brenner sent me. First thing I noticed right away was the lighter weight of the...
11-17-2015, 06:20 PM
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Posted By JAS

If you talked to Tim then you have the most up to...

If you talked to Tim then you have the most up to date info. Next batch of info will probably be on FB or IG when Andrew is ready to share more. My best guess is a monoplane with plug-in wings and...
11-01-2015, 06:04 PM
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Posted By JAS

Elevator pushrods I checked and its 12/13mm...

Elevator pushrods

I checked and its 12/13mm to the end of the inside of the swivel link.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2128722

With the link and clevis in place I...
Forum: RC Jets
08-29-2015, 06:30 AM
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Views: 512
Posted By JAS

Thunderbirds T-38 fin number font?

Anyone know what font is used for the big number on the Thunderbirds T-38 fin? Thanks
06-02-2015, 08:38 AM
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Views: 16,117
Posted By JAS

My cowl ring was 1/32" short on the sides. Here's...

My cowl ring was 1/32" short on the sides. Here's what i did to fix this.

I marked where the ring was short so I knew where to add wood to....
06-02-2015, 08:24 AM
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Posted By JAS

Rudder Pull-Pull

Sorry I've been gone from this project for so long.

Here's is my process for hooking up the pull-pull.

Gather the parts.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2100033
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05-27-2015, 04:18 PM
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Posted By JAS

Contra Prop Balancing???

I have yet to do this but I want to shape the tips on my blades. I haven't done it because I'm not sure how to balance the rear blade with the large opening. How have you done it and if you have...
03-02-2015, 11:47 AM
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Views: 16,117
Posted By JAS

Mark, Glad to hear that the linkages worked out...

Mark,
Glad to hear that the linkages worked out for you. I don't know how the CA will hold up under fuel, so you might want to use JB Weld instead (assuming your Classic is glow powered).

Ramp,...
02-28-2015, 10:10 AM
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Views: 16,117
Posted By JAS

*** The mount that I mocked up a couple of posts...

*** The mount that I mocked up a couple of posts ago is the stock, Tower mount. The mount that I am using is basically the same, but has carbon plates instead of the fiberglass plates. Thanks Tim.
...
02-28-2015, 09:14 AM
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Views: 16,117
Posted By JAS

Motor install using the front mount method. This...

Motor install using the front mount method. This requires the wood motor mount box (http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXEHJW&P=7), which has to be purchased separately. I can see both...
02-27-2015, 11:03 AM
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Posted By JAS

Since the weather this weekend isn't supposed to...

Since the weather this weekend isn't supposed to be good, I'll hopefully finish this up and be ready to test fly next week (before FL Jets).

I'll be removing all the lightning/air holes this way....
02-27-2015, 10:57 AM
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Posted By JAS

*** THIS IS SOMETHING I DO NOT RECOMMEND DOING AS...

*** THIS IS SOMETHING I DO NOT RECOMMEND DOING AS IT WILL VOID ANY WARRANTY!!!!!

The first thing that jumped out at me when I looked at the fuselage was the broken top cap to the rudder. The...
02-27-2015, 10:44 AM
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Views: 16,117
Posted By JAS

Now I aligned the servo arms (radio on). Using...

Now I aligned the servo arms (radio on). Using the plastic jig I lined up the aileron servo arms.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2077012

Then trimmed off the extra...
02-27-2015, 10:32 AM
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Views: 16,117
Posted By JAS

Control horns are pretty straight forward. Same...

Control horns are pretty straight forward. Same as the instruction manual.

Since I was using the inner most holes I removed the outer holes. I think this actually saved a gram as well....
02-27-2015, 10:24 AM
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Views: 16,117
Posted By JAS

Next I marked the holes for the servo screws....

Next I marked the holes for the servo screws. Again using the #55/.052 drill bit.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2076986

And there's always one that's off. Thankfully...
02-27-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,117
Posted By JAS

Aileron servos. This took a little bit more work,...

Aileron servos. This took a little bit more work, but nothing major.

First thing I did was reverse the covers. This allows for a shorter pushrod....
02-27-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,117
Posted By JAS

Elevator servo install. I had one corner...

Elevator servo install.

I had one corner that was a bit tight. A quick swipe with the file and it was fixed.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2076963

Once in, I...
02-27-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,117
Posted By JAS

I checked my motor and the included adapter lines...

I checked my motor and the included adapter lines up. I didn't try and screw it on as I'm going with the other mounting system instead.
...
02-17-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,117
Posted By JAS

I was noticing all the cut-outs in the fuselage...

I was noticing all the cut-outs in the fuselage this morning for different switches and external safety plugs.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2074065

As well as...
02-17-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,117
Posted By JAS

Rudder servo mounting ...

Rudder servo mounting

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2074058

Measure the servo to know where to position the rail....
02-17-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,117
Posted By JAS

Landing gear and tail wheel ...

Landing gear and tail wheel

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2074052

I had to open the corners a little for the gear to slide in perfectly and line up the bolt holes....
02-17-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,117
Posted By JAS

Instead of having 6 wires running to the rear of...

Instead of having 6 wires running to the rear of the plane, this uses a common red and black wire so there are only 4 wires. It's a bit lighter than 2 standard extensions.
02-17-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,117
Posted By JAS

Sorry just pics for now. Revolver I just finished...

Sorry just pics for now. Revolver I just finished for a friend. Test flight went well, couple clicks of aileron was all that was needed....
02-12-2015, 01:59 PM
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Views: 411,118
Posted By JAS

The motor is from the 2006/7 season. It was in...

The motor is from the 2006/7 season. It was in one of my '07 Worlds planes for sure though. I've got it set per how I set it normally with the 6.7 gearbox on. And after trying my old Comp-99 (same...
02-12-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,117
Posted By JAS

Almost all of my parts are here. From Tower:...

Almost all of my parts are here.

From Tower: Futaba servos, RX, switch and extensions, Du-Bro swivel links, 2.5" GP Spinner
From Shulman Aviation: 1.2m Quad extension...
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