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Forum: The Clubhouse
11-14-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,059
Posted By Steve Collins

What has confused folks about your question is...

What has confused folks about your question is the use of the word "nacelles". Nacelles are part of engine mountings when the engines are located on the wings. Sounds like you are describing wing...
Forum: RC Jets
11-10-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By Steve Collins

That's odd. Until this thread, I had never heard...

That's odd. Until this thread, I had never heard of any of the Robart ones failing.
Forum: RC Jets
11-09-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 20,756
Posted By Steve Collins

I got both my Avanti XS and my Mini Avanti from...

I got both my Avanti XS and my Mini Avanti from Lindinger.
Forum: RC Jets
11-09-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By Steve Collins

I also have used the Robart connectors for...

I also have used the Robart connectors for decades without issues but, I understand you have had issues with them so consider these connectors that I also use with great success:
...
Forum: RC Jets
10-31-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By Steve Collins

The Skymaster T-33 has a very obvious scale...

The Skymaster T-33 has a very obvious scale inaccuracy. It does not have any dihedral in the wings. Full scale T-33s did not have flat wings.

The most scale T-33 currently offered is the one...
Forum: RC Jets
10-14-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,331
Posted By Steve Collins

Freewing Avanti is definitely the way to go. For...

Freewing Avanti is definitely the way to go. For small turbine, in my opinion, the best would be the Sebart Mini Avanti.
Forum: Marketplace
10-13-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By Steve Collins

I just ordered one of these from Lindinger in...

I just ordered one of these from Lindinger in Austria. They have them in stock ready to ship. Mine should arrive tomorrow.
...
Forum: Marketplace
10-13-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By Steve Collins

Never heard of a Sebart Mini fiber.

Never heard of a Sebart Mini fiber.
Forum: RC Jets
09-27-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By Steve Collins

Yep. they have been trolling quite a lot. On...

Yep. they have been trolling quite a lot. On other threads as well.
Forum: RC Jets
09-20-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,331
Posted By Steve Collins

The Fei Bao Dolphin fits what you are looking for...

The Fei Bao Dolphin fits what you are looking for in all aspects. Extremely stable flyer at all speeds and so super easy to land! A couple of pilots at my home field were so impressed with mine...
09-15-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,519
Posted By Steve Collins

Who's gonna be the first to convert this to...

Who's gonna be the first to convert this to turbine power with one of the crop of new tiny turbines that are now available? Does it look like there is room for a sufficient size fuel tank over or...
Forum: RC Jets
09-09-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By Steve Collins

If you still have it next year, it will still be...

If you still have it next year, it will still be usable. Just take care to prevent moisture absorption.
08-20-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By Steve Collins

How about posting a picture of the hinge? You...

How about posting a picture of the hinge? You might be surprised with what guys may have just lying around in their workshops. I have some offset hinges but without knowing which one you are...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-20-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 863
Posted By Steve Collins

I saw just this morning where Motionrc has a line...

I saw just this morning where Motionrc has a line of electric motors which are identified by the size of piston engines they would be a replacement for. The same goes for the Eflite motors.
Forum: Marketplace
08-20-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By Steve Collins

Looks like they could make it easy but it isn't. ...

Looks like they could make it easy but it isn't. That's probably the reason why there are only 8 feedbacks for me despite the multitude of items I have bought and sold on RCU.
Forum: Marketplace
08-16-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By Steve Collins

How about $20 for the canopy and $10 for...

How about $20 for the canopy and $10 for shipping? I will refund if shipping is less than$10.
Forum: Marketplace
08-16-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By Steve Collins

I have a new one as well.

I have a new one as well.
08-11-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By Steve Collins

E-flite Power .60 motors would be what I would...

E-flite Power .60 motors would be what I would choose. I would also use at least a 90Amp ESC. This setup would need 2, 6 cell lipo batteries for power.
08-04-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 717
Posted By Steve Collins

T12FG Camber Flap/Elevator Mix

I have successfully set up the mix for some down elevator trim when the flaps are deployed. The flaps deploy nice and slow but the change in elevator trim is instant, making the tail jump a bit when...
07-26-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By Steve Collins

I believe I have figured out what has happened...

I believe I have figured out what has happened based Malcolm Holt's suggestion that there may be an interfering flight condition. I have never set flight conditions for any of my planes but there is...
07-26-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By Steve Collins

I disagree on the brass inserts. I have used...

I disagree on the brass inserts. I have used them for many years mounting engines on firewalls and have never had a failure. Used many times on large scale retract mounting and many other...
Forum: RC Jets
07-26-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By Steve Collins

Only has one turbine in the tail. Wing nacelles...

Only has one turbine in the tail. Wing nacelles are dummies.
07-22-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By Steve Collins

T18SZ Mysterious Mystery

I really, really, hate mysteries regarding the radio especially. So, here is the Scenario:

First day of flying a Fei Bao Dolphin at Kentucky Jets I notice, when time to land, that full flaps...
Forum: RC Jets
07-15-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,869
Posted By Steve Collins

I was hoping to attend this event but after 8...

I was hoping to attend this event but after 8 days of Kentucky Jets last week, I'm just too worn out to turn around in such short time to travel to Darby Dan. Maybe next year.
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-05-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By Steve Collins

Poster obviously has a chip on their shoulder! ...

Poster obviously has a chip on their shoulder! Do we really need to hear anything they have to say?
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