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    Br, I used Dan Gill's (details4scale.com) F-16...

    Br,

    I used Dan Gill's (details4scale.com) F-16 centerline wet tank. It worked fine, but you will need to use large diameter tubing on the plumbing so you don't get too much pressure drop .. more...
  2. Carsten, Great to see continued progress. Your...

    Carsten,

    Great to see continued progress. Your comments on IOS are amusing. I am an apple fanboy but did purchase a Samsung tablet to use your system .. well worth it!

    Glad I am not the only...
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    My first time attending .. heard it was a great...

    My first time attending .. heard it was a great event and that is absolutely true!

    Thanks Tim and crew for putting on such a fun event. A few pics ..

    Dave McQ

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    Looking forward to attending for the first time....

    Looking forward to attending for the first time. Over the years, have heard many great things about the Winamac meet!

    Dave McQ
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    Thanks guys!

    Thanks guys!
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    Standard machine part for axle?

    Someone recently posted here a standard (e.g. from McMaster Carr) part that would be a good axle for some retracts .. it was a hardened shaft with a "head" already formed at one end.

    Does anyone...
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    Congrats Kris .. a well deserved and TOTALLY...

    Congrats Kris .. a well deserved and TOTALLY earned recognition!

    Dave McQ
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    Wonderful news! Two really innovative companies...

    Wonderful news! Two really innovative companies with perfectly coordinated products .. traditional radio companies better wake up quickly!

    Dave
  9. Frustrating, isn't it. After years of several of...

    Frustrating, isn't it. After years of several of us making many suggestions for cool telemetry features to make it much more useful for actual flying, we get this. The dumbest possible thing. Well at...
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    Woo hoo! Always the highlight of the Jet season!...

    Woo hoo! Always the highlight of the Jet season!

    Larry .. emailed you the other day for our tent request ... hope you got it!

    Dave McQueeney and the DCRC (and Florida, and NY) gang!
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    It was a real treat to meet Kris at FLJ and see...

    It was a real treat to meet Kris at FLJ and see his F-15E in action .. I saw it fly three or four times on Saturday and it really looks great in the air.

    I hope some of the photographers got some...
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    In addition to the interesting discussion on...

    In addition to the interesting discussion on mechanical properties, there are some aerodynamic issues to note here.

    The main issue is that with the live hinge, ALL the mass is behind the hinge...
  13. Very nice Gaspar. Will look for it in the...

    Very nice Gaspar. Will look for it in the Dreamworks Catalog!

    You have really been busy with all the new electronics lately ... great to see the innovation.

    Dave McQ
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    Kris, How did you get the bearings out? I've...

    Kris,

    How did you get the bearings out? I've disassembled my wheels to see about changing them and even with an arbor press, they don't seem to want to budge. Now maybe I am being too timid and...
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    Uggg, that's awful. Are the bearings just pressed...

    Uggg, that's awful. Are the bearings just pressed into the wheels? Let us know what you find out about replacements.

    I hope you are able to work your magic on the repairs so we can see it fly at...
  16. The Yellow F-15 is 1/9 scale.

    The Yellow F-15 is 1/9 scale.
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    Interesting discussion regarding the electric...

    Interesting discussion regarding the electric gear. Having fiddled with the F-15E gear a lot, I am certain you could use the electric conversion without worrying about the rotation mechanics .. they...
  18. Hi Kris, I got a set for my plane as well .. they...

    Hi Kris, I got a set for my plane as well .. they are quite nicely made! Now I just have to figure out how to not break them off as I load and unload the plane from the trailer :-)

    Dave
  19. Wow .. that's really cool. I do still have one...

    Wow .. that's really cool. I do still have one Wren 180 with a ProJet ECU so it would be really useful to have one of those.

    Many thanks Jim!

    Dave
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    Cool! That will be fun to see working. This is a...

    Cool! That will be fun to see working. This is a pretty good pic to get the pilot head in the right position:

    517 331 - thinkstockphotos.com
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    I got my pilots from Tailored Pilots in the UK. I...

    I got my pilots from Tailored Pilots in the UK. I also had to make mods to the cockpits, partly by removing the top of the seat surface and sitting the pilots rear-ends right on the cockpit floor. I...
  22. The Behotec and BF units are indeed beautiful to...

    The Behotec and BF units are indeed beautiful to look at and seem extremely well made. Unfortunate that they chose the ProJet ECU .. not that it's a bad ECU, I'm sure it's terrific but they have very...
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    I have the one Joe Dirr makes .. see this post:...

    I have the one Joe Dirr makes .. see this post: http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-jets-120/11612657-turbine-test-stand.html#post11972857

    Works very well..

    Dave

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    Congrats! You earned a great day!!!

    Congrats! You earned a great day!!!
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    Great news! I'd love to get some too .. thanks...

    Great news! I'd love to get some too .. thanks Kevin .. I'll email!

    Dave
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