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Forum: RC Jets
08-27-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,399
Posted By CRye

Dear Linda, I can hardly appreciate the...

Dear Linda,
I can hardly appreciate the frustration you feel to finally let it vent out.
I would offer you words of wisdom I learned from another woman who was my Aunt Jackie. When things are...
Forum: RC Jets
08-21-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,732
Posted By CRye

David et. al. Any new news about release? ...

David et. al.
Any new news about release?
Are they working on FCC US approval?
David (I saw the JR 28 glitch on saving. Seems like a TX should prompt before shutting down if changes are held in...
Forum: RC Jets
08-20-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,309
Posted By CRye

Great time last year! Great help and...

Great time last year!
Great help and cooperation there!
Great hope to be there again this year.
Forum: RC Jets
08-15-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 100,434
Posted By CRye

Hi Ken! Yes the verticals are fully inserted...

Hi Ken!
Yes the verticals are fully inserted into the horz stab. I did a caliper measurement of the vert wells at the deepest point in the stab and marked the verticals to that depth and it...
Forum: RC Jets
08-15-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 100,434
Posted By CRye

My 3 week Elan project is just about ready to...

My 3 week Elan project is just about ready to test run turbine 7 months later.... Life gets in the way of hobbies...

Horz stab washer trimming.
I saw some flyers have put washers under the front...
Forum: RC Jets
05-02-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,546
Posted By CRye

Jeff asked if there was any progress. His post...

Jeff asked if there was any progress. His post showed up on my yahoo mail but does not seem to show here.
No real progress. I got distracted by the B-58. And then I decided a Boomerang Elan would...
Forum: RC Jets
04-19-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By CRye

Thank all, Hey Ronnie, I am already shaking the...

Thank all,
Hey Ronnie, I am already shaking the couch and saving coins for gas $ to HOTMAC!!!
Yep this all began with your programming my Aurora out and, of course, I had to mess with the theory on...
Forum: RC Jets
04-19-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By CRye

Gaspar, Lyn, Si and all, Thank you for your...

Gaspar, Lyn, Si and all,
Thank you for your inputs.
I got called away for structural work on a full scale.
Swapping polarity on the retracts did indeed synchronize LG down and brakes enabled.
And...
Forum: RC Jets
04-18-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By CRye

Limited normal nose wheel travel wiht max for ground handeling

Getting to near the edge of the pavement after a landing roll out seems to happen with some frequency and the you have to either power through the rough or make the walk of shame.
I am trying a DX18...
Forum: RC Jets
04-18-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By CRye

190, I did try reversing the channel and got...

190,
I did try reversing the channel and got the same response. I even tried playing with the travel end points since that varies the pulse width of the signal. And I even tried narrowing and...
Forum: RC Jets
04-15-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By CRye

wow, Wow, WOW, all I had to do was reverse the...

wow, Wow, WOW, all I had to do was reverse the gear leads!!!!
I know I have at least 6 hours in on trying every trick I thought I knew with controllers. I just did not think it was accepting the...
Forum: RC Jets
04-15-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By CRye

Thank you all. Just came back to the computer...

Thank you all. Just came back to the computer from trying single wire programming with no luck. I will try to repeat my steps until I get gear up and down and then reverse gear leads to get brakes...
Forum: RC Jets
04-14-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By CRye

Early ? Xicroy gear brake controller programming problems

When I get the gear to operate correctly to the switch position the brake only operates in the up position etc.
I seemed to have re run the programming 40 times including varying the endpoints on...
Forum: RC Jets
04-06-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By CRye

Maj, I am hoping to finish my Skymaster 1/5 86...

Maj,
I am hoping to finish my Skymaster 1/5 86 this year. I have what is probably an early kit. I was warned to reinforce the vertical fin mount wood structure. One of the prototypes blew its...
Forum: RC Jets
04-03-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By CRye

In the full scale world we get brake lining...

In the full scale world we get brake lining material to glue and rivet to disk brake plates and drum brakes and some come bonded and throw away or exchange backing plate. The following web site has...
Forum: RC Jets
03-19-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 100,434
Posted By CRye

Since I have located all of my elect boxes and...

Since I have located all of my elect boxes and pony gas tank just ahead of the fuel tank I suspect I will need to get as much else as possible to the rear.

There are former cutouts just behind the...
Forum: RC Jets
03-06-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 100,434
Posted By CRye

Well another "green horn" mistake I will share in...

Well another "green horn" mistake I will share in case someone else encounters it. I wanted to leave as much of the rib we have to grind out to mount the Pro Link landing gear mains and thought I...
Forum: RC Jets
03-03-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 100,434
Posted By CRye

Thanks "yall" I picked up some gear mounting...

Thanks "yall" I picked up some gear mounting screws and making progress.
Will pick the turbine spot tomorrow.

But another question, I know it will aggravate the nose heavy issue but, I like the...
Forum: RC Jets
03-03-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 100,434
Posted By CRye

Turbine mounting: I am about to mount a Jet...

Turbine mounting: I am about to mount a Jet Munts 90. I can see I need to shim it up to get the nozzle centered vertical in the fuselage outlet.

Please give me some recommendations on the...
Forum: RC Jets
03-02-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,137
Posted By CRye

Ratting myself out for pitch change while cycling...

Ratting myself out for pitch change while cycling retract without strut I commented on earlier. I found the source. I prefer to leave screws in place instead of looking for them. I had left the...
Forum: RC Jets
02-13-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,594
Posted By CRye

GR, Especially if just using the smaller servos...

GR,
Especially if just using the smaller servos as air valve controls etc you could always solder diodes in line with the + lead to the servos observing the polarity direction. A diode inherently...
02-13-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,820
Posted By CRye

Watch out for: "Strongly hygroscopic Kevlar...

Watch out for:
"Strongly hygroscopic Kevlar fibre is considered to provide an easy route for moisture ingress and led to the observed inhomogeneity in the plasticisation of specimens." ie moisture...
Forum: RC Jets
02-11-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 100,434
Posted By CRye

My kit had a set of long screws maybe 4-40 ish...

My kit had a set of long screws maybe 4-40 ish that appear to be the control horns especially compared to manual. However I also got another pack that has large screws, anodized Al standoffs and...
Forum: RC Jets
02-11-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,599
Posted By CRye

Jetjon, That looks like a king tech. So not so...

Jetjon, That looks like a king tech. So not so many years ago. Any info on who and when?

I have sent a request to LR AFB for access to static B-58. Now trying to get a realistic budget to go...
Forum: RC Jets
02-11-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,137
Posted By CRye

Scoeroo, thank you and thank you, received I...

Scoeroo, thank you and thank you, received
I will check out the screw and trunnion operation. Pencil lead is the original dry lube.
The gear was used but very few flights. Prior owner turbine...
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