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02-13-2019, 06:43 AM
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Posted By MikePS

I used the ones from the Hanger 9 spit ...

I used the ones from the Hanger 9 spit
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They worked well for me.
Forum: RC Jets
12-03-2018, 06:22 AM
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Posted By MikePS

Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: RC Jets
11-27-2018, 08:14 AM
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Posted By MikePS

I used a rechargeable drill, had to go in at a...

I used a rechargeable drill, had to go in at a little bit of an angle, but am using #6 wood screws. Will keep an eye on it, but expect they'll be fine.
Forum: RC Jets
11-27-2018, 07:05 AM
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Posted By MikePS

Great report. Haven't had any further flights on...

Great report. Haven't had any further flights on mine due to poor weather, but will keep an eye out on the main struts.
Forum: RC Jets
11-17-2018, 06:58 PM
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Posted By MikePS

yes on the tank, no on the fitting.

yes on the tank, no on the fitting.
Forum: RC Jets
11-17-2018, 06:07 PM
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Views: 41,711
Posted By MikePS

A few shots from today's flights. Thanks to Andy...

A few shots from today's flights. Thanks to Andy Griffith https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1068x711/fb_img_15425066219368090_9bd50c623144d5addde1cfb50e6ef8abf1f748ae.jpg...
Forum: RC Jets
11-16-2018, 05:19 PM
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Posted By MikePS

Maiden complete

Needed a few clicks of up elevator but otherwise flew great. Plenty of power with the K140. After a quick 5 minute flight, I dropped the gear and the flaps. Had a tough time getting it to slow...
Forum: RC Jets
11-12-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 405
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Posted By MikePS

Ready for maiden

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20181112_164152_6b25bc8c511a547d4fbb4ce4cbef3449cdcafbf8.jpg...
Forum: RC Jets
11-12-2018, 06:16 AM
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Views: 41,711
Posted By MikePS

Thanks for the input. I'll move my batteries...

Thanks for the input. I'll move my batteries back to see if I can get the balance you describe.
Forum: RC Jets
11-11-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 41,711
Posted By MikePS

I'm all built, ready for maiden. Took it out...

I'm all built, ready for maiden. Took it out today and gave the k140 its first start, taxi tested, checked the brakes...is everyone using the ABS option? AUW with UAT filled was 27.25 lbs. Using...
Forum: RC Jets
10-23-2018, 10:20 AM
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Views: 41,711
Posted By MikePS

Thanks...

Thanks...
Forum: RC Jets
10-21-2018, 05:09 AM
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Views: 41,711
Posted By MikePS

curious about your setup, auw?

curious about your setup, auw?
Forum: RC Jets
10-19-2018, 12:34 PM
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Views: 410,605
Posted By MikePS

Just figured I'd post up where I am with this...

Just figured I'd post up where I am with this one...after maidening on 7/21/17, I hit 129 flights on Oct 6, with 24.5 hrs on my k-100 without a hitch. The only issues I had with this plane have been...
Forum: RC Jets
10-15-2018, 12:18 PM
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Posted By MikePS

Where can I order the 4 in 1 MPX style connector?...

Where can I order the 4 in 1 MPX style connector? Chief didn't have that in stock...
Forum: RC Jets
10-15-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 41,711
Posted By MikePS

I'm in...picked up the Black/Yellow/Red one in...

I'm in...picked up the Black/Yellow/Red one in person at Chief last week. Brett was great to deal with, made the process easy. My fuse is one-piece. Will be going with a k140. Very impressed with...
08-27-2018, 12:39 PM
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Views: 101,744
Posted By MikePS

I made my first few flights with a 130 CG with...

I made my first few flights with a 130 CG with the gear extended and it seemed tail heavy (took quite a bit of down elevator trim). I've added almost a pound of lead to the nose to hit 120 CG, but...
Forum: RC Jets
08-24-2018, 11:46 AM
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Views: 41,711
Posted By MikePS

Anyone flying this on a 100? Not looking for 3D...

Anyone flying this on a 100? Not looking for 3D capability, but would like decent performance / vertical.
08-06-2018, 05:37 AM
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Posted By MikePS

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/duct_1_d01b3734bb1108a5368d29be3352421afc5f554d.jpg...
08-06-2018, 05:29 AM
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Posted By MikePS

2in ID, 2-1/4 OD

2in ID, 2-1/4 OD
08-03-2018, 12:46 PM
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Views: 101,744
Posted By MikePS

Only a couple flights on mine so far, but using...

Only a couple flights on mine so far, but using this...
https://www.mcmaster.com/#catalog/124/276/=1dzzgmq

with one end at the actual intake at the bottom of the cowl and the other end pointed...
Forum: RC Jets
07-23-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By MikePS

Count me in...

Count me in...
07-23-2018, 06:26 AM
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Views: 101,744
Posted By MikePS

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1198/37695276_1405169012962065_4280370613421342720_o_88598b10fb53da6ab27a6632f89adaeabdb0b64d.jpg
Maidened on Saturday. CG'd at 130mm...
Forum: RC Jets
07-16-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 410,605
Posted By MikePS

Trunion split - need a replacement

Pulling my xcalibur out of the trailer yesterday to find one of the mains hanging down from the fuse by the brake line...turns out the trunion (like whats pictured here) had split where the bolt...
07-12-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 101,744
Posted By MikePS

Hoping for a maiden this weekend, although the...

Hoping for a maiden this weekend, although the weather's not looking great. Wound up drilling through the canopy hatch to mount the antenna. Not going to mount the gear doors, at least not yet...In...
07-05-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 101,744
Posted By MikePS

Thanks Dsa

Thanks Dsa
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