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Forum: RC Jets Yesterday, 09:55 PM
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Posted By mr_matt
Yes the bottom line is the cowl is a bit too big...

Yes the bottom line is the cowl is a bit too big for the fuse. The whole reason you are using the balsa sticks is to try to distribute the cowl gap as evenly as possible over the whole perimeter. If...
Forum: RC Jets 02-20-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 933
Posted By mr_matt
Hi Raf, As others have stated, ACP and CST...

Hi Raf,

As others have stated, ACP and CST are good sources. Thayercraft is great once you know what you want and need volume and a great price.

I also like Fiberglast. They have a lot of...
Forum: RC Jets 02-20-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr_matt
Yes the toothpick deal is the same as those F-4...

Yes the toothpick deal is the same as those F-4 cowls. I built a BVM f-4 and it had those same gaps. Just make sure you get plenty of glue on there.
Forum: RC Jets 02-20-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By mr_matt
The question is more theoretical. I have it on a...

The question is more theoretical. I have it on a bobcat already.

But I don't know if it actually lowers the landing airspeed. I know what_I_believe the answer is, I am curious about other's...
Forum: RC Jets 02-20-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By mr_matt
Forum: RC Jets 02-19-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr_matt
First, get behind the lip of the cheek cowl...

First, get behind the lip of the cheek cowl inlets and make sure to thin them out with a sander so the inlets slip on the cowl lips nice. Final inlet fitting and gluing comes later.

​​​​​​Then...
Forum: RC Jets 02-19-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 59,373
Posted By mr_matt
Do I have to use those decoders if I have Sbus...

Do I have to use those decoders if I have Sbus servos? I means is the servo bus SBus native?
Forum: RC Jets 02-14-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 933
Posted By mr_matt
Hey Raffy, I think your general steps are...

Hey Raffy,

I think your general steps are fine, especially for a one off tank. The devil is in the details I guess.

First it sounds like you used polyester resin (your reference to "adding...
Forum: RC Jets 02-13-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,092
Posted By mr_matt
Hey Jim that plane looks great, I hope I get a...

Hey Jim that plane looks great, I hope I get a chance to see it.

Dan you are 100% right, the dense air there at sea level is amazing. Hope to see you guys on Friday.
Forum: Global Jet Club Product Supports 02-04-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By mr_matt
MiG-15 kit?

Hello,

Are you still making the MiG-15?
Forum: JetCat Turbine Direct Support 01-29-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By mr_matt
That is weird, was the pump test working on the...

That is weird, was the pump test working on the bad ECU?

I have an old p-180 as well.

204 Newtons at 112k rpm, I like that
Forum: RC Jets 01-28-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 45,697
Posted By mr_matt
Thanks guys. My problem is lack of space, I have...

Thanks guys. My problem is lack of space, I have to figure something out with space before I can get another project going. I guess I would have 8 months to figure that out.
Forum: RC Jets 01-27-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 45,697
Posted By mr_matt
​​​​​ Boy Anton you are really getting these...

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Boy Anton you are really getting these kits dialed in, I think this one has the aft mounted turbines too.

Does anyone know the leadtime on a white one? Roughly
Forum: RC Jets 01-19-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 825
Posted By mr_matt
Ditto what Craig said, in my experience, the...

Ditto what Craig said, in my experience, the configuration of the main smoke tank has a bearing on this.

I had a very large center line smoke tank, and due to the lack of a fore-aft baffle, you...
Forum: RC Jets 01-18-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr_matt
I am not sure how you would get to the rudder...

I am not sure how you would get to the rudder servo if you glued it on. I would not do that
Forum: RC Jets 01-18-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,116
Posted By mr_matt
Hi Gary, ​​​​​​I remember those days, you...

Hi Gary,
​​​​​​I remember those days, you always had a hotspot handy, like having a pocket knife.

You should come down for one of the western events, Coachella in Palm springs is nice, Tucson?
Forum: RC Jets 01-18-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr_matt
That was the original Bandit "T", designed for a...

That was the original Bandit "T", designed for a JPX turbine. That is a propane tank, just like on your barbecue. It had a 90 degree rotating nose retract to clear the bottom of the tank.

As for...
Forum: RC Jets 01-17-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 724
Posted By mr_matt
The cost is highly dependent on the technology...

The cost is highly dependent on the technology you use. The term "3D printing" is not descriptive enough.

95% of home machines, and cheaper service bureaus use Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM),...
Forum: RC Jets 01-17-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By mr_matt
Thats kind of what I figured when I saw the name,...

Thats kind of what I figured when I saw the name, maybe he can still do bifurcated pipes?
Forum: RC Jets 01-17-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By mr_matt
These guys need to work on their marketing. I...

These guys need to work on their marketing. I search everyway and find nothing

Put up the search term that hits these if you can't directly link to Facebook, thanks
Forum: RC Jets 01-16-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 45,697
Posted By mr_matt
Widen the ball either with spacers over the bolt...

Widen the ball either with spacers over the bolt on either side of the ball, or drilling the ball for a through spacer

Then add shims underneath each side of the carbon horn on the wing to match...
Forum: RC Jets 01-16-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,598
Posted By mr_matt
Make sure you use a bolt on the front of the...

Make sure you use a bolt on the front of the vertical stab and not just a pin. Check super bandit plans if this is unclear. A lot of classic bandits suffered from fin flutter
Forum: RC Jets 01-15-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 45,697
Posted By mr_matt
You got it Buck, got to finish and paint it...

You got it Buck, got to finish and paint it yourself if you want it even close.

they charge to hook up the retracts, I would pay them NOT to do that. In fact, I would pay extra to get one as a...
Forum: RC Jets 01-14-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,116
Posted By mr_matt
​​​​​​ really I fly in Los Angeles all the time...

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really I fly in Los Angeles all the time with people without waivers
Forum: RC Jets 01-14-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,116
Posted By mr_matt
What is the elevation here? Is it as high as Reno?

What is the elevation here? Is it as high as Reno?
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