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Forum: RC Jets
08-22-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,350
Posted By Jgwright

Jake Xicoy has the manuals on its web pages....

Jake

Xicoy has the manuals on its web pages. If you look in the content of each of the products you will see links. The sequencer is :-
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John
Forum: RC Jets
08-13-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By Jgwright

I admire your desire to make an engine but fear...

I admire your desire to make an engine but fear that you will not achieve wheat you want from the way you have started this exercise. If you want to build an engine that actually works then you...
Forum: RC Jets
06-29-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,374
Posted By Jgwright

Not sure where you get your information. ...

Not sure where you get your information.

Mike gave up control of the company then known as Wren Power systems Ltd in March 2018. He left the company later in the year and in Jan 2019 the company...
Forum: RC Jets
06-28-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,374
Posted By Jgwright

You are being a bit hard on him! I was speaking...

You are being a bit hard on him! I was speaking with Paul yesterday, he has only just moved premises and has been very busy. There are lots of repairs at this time of year and on top of that he has...
Forum: RC Jets
06-12-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,869
Posted By Jgwright

I have made several large jets with low thrust to...

I have made several large jets with low thrust to weight ratios. The largest was the Arado 555 that had 6 of my own design engines of 3.2 Kg thrust. The plane weighed 35.5 Kg so had a thrust to...
Forum: RC Jets
04-18-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,927
Posted By Jgwright

You must not think of all small engined models as...

You must not think of all small engined models as slow. Mostly they fly closer in and proportionately seem just as quick as a large plane being flown a bigger distance away.
Not all small engined...
Forum: RC Jets
04-01-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By Jgwright

If you really want to run without using a...

If you really want to run without using a separate channel, you could operate the ESC using a manual servo controller. This could be left in the max running position with the pressure switched on and...
04-01-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By Jgwright

If you really want to run without using a...

If you really want to run without using a separate channel, you could operate the ESC using a manual servo controller. This could be left in the max running position with the pressure switched on and...
Forum: RC Jets
03-31-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By Jgwright

This is easy to do and much cheaper than you have...

This is easy to do and much cheaper than you have been doing it. Go to www.magomrc.com. They do both brushed and brushless pumps with integrated tanks for 98 euro if brushless or 91.99 euro for...
03-31-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By Jgwright

This is easy to do and much cheaper than you have...

This is easy to do and much cheaper than you have been doing it. Go to www.magomrc.com. They do both brushed and brushless pumps with integrated tanks for 98 euro if brushless or 91.99 euro for...
Forum: RC Jets
03-18-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By Jgwright

Kokki I spoke with Paul this afternoon. He...

Kokki

I spoke with Paul this afternoon. He is expecting you to make contact Jet Central Sales and Service, Fuel Tubing, Pneumatic Fittings, RC Jets - Turbine Solutions...
Forum: RC Jets
03-02-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By Jgwright

Bob You may find this interesting I made...

Bob

You may find this interesting
I made my own retracts to a larger size than I could get commercially and used commercial pneumatic air cylinders 1" bore 2" stroke. I used a tank made from an...
Forum: RC Jets
03-01-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By Jgwright

Gary So long as the pipe is sealed at one...

Gary

So long as the pipe is sealed at one end by the valve the liquid will not run out even without valves. Yes there may be a little air enter the system but cycling the retracts a few times will...
Forum: RC Jets
02-28-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By Jgwright

Gary Yes 2 channels one for the ESC and one...

Gary

Yes 2 channels one for the ESC and one to switch the mechanical valve.
If you have mains in the wings and you are concerned about sealing the pipes, you can get ball valves that seal when...
Forum: RC Jets
02-27-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By Jgwright

Gary All the pressure switch does is to...

Gary

All the pressure switch does is to break the signal to the ESC when it is up to pressure.

I wired the signal wire through the switch. Don't forget that the ESC needs to be armed.

The...
Forum: RC Jets
02-27-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By Jgwright

Matt I have only myself used it with the Behotec...

Matt I have only myself used it with the Behotec units but they will work with any units provided the O rings are not of some unusual material. I know of several made with different brands of retract...
Forum: RC Jets
02-27-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By Jgwright

Correct, this is a very cheap component available...

Correct, this is a very cheap component available on Ebay and needs tapping for the Festo fittings. It is normally on and switches off when it reaches 120 psi and on at 90 psi....
Forum: RC Jets
02-26-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By Jgwright

Edgar The valve I used was the M5 1 way...

Edgar

The valve I used was the M5 1 way valve and I unscrewed the fittings and replaced them with M5 Festo ones. Simply tee off the lines for sending the Hydraulic to each retract in the usual...
Forum: RC Jets
02-26-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By Jgwright

You guys with air operated retract systems on...

You guys with air operated retract systems on large plane should look at Hydraulic systems. I tried everything on my Arado 555 for retracts and installed huge air piston cylinders, large throughput...
02-10-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Jgwright

Michael The guy that originally made the gas can...

Michael The guy that originally made the gas can adapter still has stock. His name is Bob Brown and advertises them occasionally on the BMFA web site classified ads for turbines. If you can PM me I...
Forum: RC Jets
02-02-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,141
Posted By Jgwright

You need to be corrected here, Mike has only been...

You need to be corrected here, Mike has only been an employee of the company for some time. From the 12 March 1918 he ceased to be a person in significant control of the company. Tony Ratcliffe took...
Forum: RC Jets
01-30-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,141
Posted By Jgwright

The full details are on Companies House, I am...

The full details are on Companies House, I am amazed it has taken this long. For anyone wanting Wren repairs I can only suggest Paul Hardman Turbine solutions at Jet Central Sales and Service, Fuel...
01-13-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By Jgwright

I suggest that you try Turbine Solutions in the...

I suggest that you try Turbine Solutions in the UK. Paul Hardman is the only likely source of parts if you cannot get them from Wren. As for servicing I would ask Paul about this as well. He has...
Forum: RC Jets
11-26-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By Jgwright

Dave For sure they will be Viton. Paul at...

Dave

For sure they will be Viton. Paul at Turbine solutions may well have some..give him a ring. Otherwise carefully measure the ID and thickness and order them on line from polymax.co.uk . I...
Forum: RC Jets
07-19-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,034
Posted By Jgwright

Jetcat 120 conversion to Xicoy ECU

I recently converted a Jetcat P120 to Xicoy ECU. The engine had been damaged and did not have any ECU. I managed to get hold of the starter motor pod and intake front cover. I decided to do a similar...
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