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Forum: RC Jets
11-03-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 53,951
Posted By JSF-TC

For those installing the really big block motors...

For those installing the really big block motors in the 1/5.5 scale BVM F-18, I can offer a re-designed fuselage bulkhead bridge piece. Designed to accommodate an AMT Titan with the large igniter...
Forum: RC Jets
11-03-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 28,065
Posted By JSF-TC

I finished the forward fuselage and pulled it...

I finished the forward fuselage and pulled it from the mold. Initially it looked good, but I found a few surface voids on the lower half which wasn't properly vacuum bagged. I think with some filler...
Forum: RC Jets
11-03-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By JSF-TC

Bob, Try DerJet Models. Their Hunter is...

Bob,

Try DerJet Models.

Their Hunter is the same scale and the cockpit is great.

Fantastic customer service too.

Paul
Forum: RC Jets
10-30-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By JSF-TC

A couple of photos of the real seat for...

A couple of photos of the real seat for comparison.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/304x500/image_264337_f458e1756c63acc3e7ea26eda8a61750ec5d48dc.jpg...
Forum: RC Jets
10-30-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By JSF-TC

I 110% endorse Stefan and scale-print.de for your...

I 110% endorse Stefan and scale-print.de for your scale detail needs, either off the shelf parts or custom designed. There is no charge for the custom work and you can get exactly what you desire....
Forum: RC Jets
10-30-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By JSF-TC

Some photos of the seats as delivered. ...

Some photos of the seats as delivered.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3580_5be86fd737a90ec7fb5eea053d5f3303b9f04bc8.jpg...
Forum: RC Jets
10-30-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By JSF-TC

scale-print.de

While watching some of the recent JetPower 2019 walk-around videos, one stall caught my attention where they were displaying an extensive range of highly detailed scale accessories. I googled their...
Forum: RC Jets
10-30-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,188
Posted By JSF-TC

Sorry, I don't have any photos of the light...

Sorry, I don't have any photos of the light installation. It is buried under the fuel tank. I only used the light and pivot from the Unilight kit and made my own bracket from some Al angle which I...
Forum: RC Jets
10-20-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 23,730
Posted By JSF-TC

What are the dimensions of the CTU? - I'm laying...

What are the dimensions of the CTU? - I'm laying out the install for my new model, and want to reserve space for one.

Thanks

Paul
Forum: RC Jets
10-19-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 28,065
Posted By JSF-TC

Dave's correct. Just plywood. However, it is...

Dave's correct. Just plywood.

However, it is custom made, MIL-spec, 5-ply all birch plywood with melamine glue to make it laser cutter compatible.Works out at about $4 per sq.ft, which is way...
Forum: RC Jets
10-19-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 28,065
Posted By JSF-TC

The forward fuselage is starting to take shape....

The forward fuselage is starting to take shape. This has probably been the biggest and most complex part that I've molded so far. It took a few hours on each half to spray the primer and lay up the...
Forum: RC Jets
10-13-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 28,065
Posted By JSF-TC

I also started on the plug for the nose gear...

I also started on the plug for the nose gear door. A simple 3D printed plug should suffice. I'll make a similar one for the inner side surface. The plug will be finished in the usual way (glass then...
Forum: RC Jets
10-13-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 28,065
Posted By JSF-TC

The forward fuselage molds are complete. They...

The forward fuselage molds are complete. They came off very easily and with no damage to the plug. I proved that a 2 piece mold would have worked, but I was more comfortable with making it in 4...
Forum: RC Jets
10-13-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By JSF-TC

I looked at the SIG web-site provided above, but...

I looked at the SIG web-site provided above, but while the balls with the integrated stand-offs are shown unfortunately they don't appear available to order.
...
Forum: RC Jets
10-08-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 28,065
Posted By JSF-TC

Thanks Pat. I'd like to say that I machined all...

Thanks Pat. I'd like to say that I machined all the gear myself, but I cheated and farmed them out. I only made the simple shock struts.
Forum: RC Jets
10-07-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 28,065
Posted By JSF-TC

Progress on a couple of fronts. In the...

Progress on a couple of fronts.

In the middle of laying up the forward fuselage mold. The first 1/4 is done, and about to lay down the glass for the next 2 quarters.
...
Forum: RC Jets
10-07-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By JSF-TC

Ron, Let me correct the typo in your post ...

Ron,

Let me correct the typo in your post

"...I had run into an "issue" tree with mine ( :( ) - wouldn't mind getting a replacement...".:mad::mad:



Paul
Forum: RC Jets
10-03-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 28,065
Posted By JSF-TC

After discovering that I needed to extend the...

After discovering that I needed to extend the nose gear door recess to allow for the gear to retract I did a quick modification to the plug. After cutting out the offending area I back filled it with...
Forum: RC Jets
09-23-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,144
Posted By JSF-TC

Pat, Thanks for such a great photo of my...

Pat,

Thanks for such a great photo of my Hunter in a classic setting. Would love a high res copy of the original if you are willing to share.

Regards,

Paul
Forum: RC Jets
09-23-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,291
Posted By JSF-TC

Gary, Why not get some gear door mounts 3D...

Gary,

Why not get some gear door mounts 3D printed so that they clamp around the gear and hold it correctly?


Paul
Forum: RC Jets
09-22-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 28,065
Posted By JSF-TC

Also started on the layout of the forward...

Also started on the layout of the forward fuselage, including reserving the volume for the cockpit. I found an error with the nose gear door recess, and I'll have to extend it aft 25mm to clear the...
Forum: RC Jets
09-22-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 28,065
Posted By JSF-TC

Speedbrake is now mostly complete and...

Speedbrake is now mostly complete and functionally checked.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3492_d388e72f2960744e4032546de5b5e6f1dab0cef5.jpg...
Forum: RC Jets
09-16-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 28,065
Posted By JSF-TC

The molds for the second half of the speedbrake...

The molds for the second half of the speedbrake are complete.

Next up is to apply the release agent and build the speedbrake.
...
Forum: RC Jets
09-13-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 28,065
Posted By JSF-TC

I've finished the v2 shock struts. With this new...

I've finished the v2 shock struts. With this new design I managed to increase the shock strut travel from 9mm to 24mm, using the full capability of the spring. Bottoming load should now be over...
Forum: RC Jets
09-12-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,432
Posted By JSF-TC

Here's my finished Ultra Flash install. Laser cut...

Here's my finished Ultra Flash install. Laser cut 1/8" acrylic sheet.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_1464_d132d92fb01459ba578ada5edeecae65d3d4b83e.jpg
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