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Forum: RC Jets
Today, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By sweetpea01

Great post. I should have had you help me get...

Great post. I should have had you help me get my waiver back when I lived up in the NW.....At the very least, picked your brain for more knowledge. I would be at least 10yrs into my turbine...
Forum: RC Jets
Today, 05:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 49
Posted By sweetpea01

First time Jet

First. I've been flying since 2000 or so. Mostly Giant Scale props. I've been flying a heavy P-47 and some other warbirds. Additionally, I own several ducted fan jets. Finally....I've flown...
04-16-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By sweetpea01

Do you think you could convert that to one of the...

Do you think you could convert that to one of the new smaller Kingtech Turbines and get more out of it than EDF?
Forum: RC Jets
04-05-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,307
Posted By sweetpea01

I was really worried about that diameter more...

I was really worried about that diameter more than anything.......this is only 1mm off so it looks like I should be good. Now if I can only find 5mins to get out of my building to call and order...
Forum: RC Jets
04-05-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,307
Posted By sweetpea01

Anyone able to measure their 1.8m Predator for...

Anyone able to measure their 1.8m Predator for width and length? I've tried emailing Pilot on FB and their site to see if the dimensions of my rabbit VT90 would fit and haven't got a reply (I can't...
Forum: RC Jets
04-05-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,469
Posted By sweetpea01

Yeah, but you got mad airbrush skillz! If I did...

Yeah, but you got mad airbrush skillz! If I did that, there would be BLOBs of black and white.
Forum: RC Jets
04-02-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,469
Posted By sweetpea01

Use a gray or black primer first. Then spray the...

Use a gray or black primer first. Then spray the rustoleum speckle....very lightly. Keeps the weight down and any missing speckle is masked by the gray paint.


****Notice****
Speckle paint...
Forum: RC Jets
03-30-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,073
Posted By sweetpea01

That there is funny. I flew in F-16, F15, B52,...

That there is funny. I flew in F-16, F15, B52, T37, T38, T39, EA6B, C17 over the last 20yrs......not a one was clean and I only flew combat in the B52. They are not as beat up as what you see...
Forum: RC Jets
03-29-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,307
Posted By sweetpea01

I'd like to put my Rabbit in one (VT90). I think...

I'd like to put my Rabbit in one (VT90). I think it may be too large as well, but too small for the larger version.
Thrust:8.55 Kg (19Lbs) @ 152,000 RPM
Idle Thrust:0.36 Kg (0.8 Lbs)
Weight:1.0 Kg...
Forum: RC Jets
03-29-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,073
Posted By sweetpea01

Your Mig is beautiful! There are only a...

Your Mig is beautiful!

There are only a small portion of warbirds that don't get weathered......Show Teams (like Blue Angels and Thunderbirds) and very light weathering on any LO jets like...
03-23-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By sweetpea01

Shame we can't get your F16 and my F4 together...

Shame we can't get your F16 and my F4 together for a heritage flight formation
03-20-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By sweetpea01

I ordered the 6S version last month. said they...

I ordered the 6S version last month. said they wouldn't ship till May. I got mine on Friday (3/17). I put it all together on Sunday the 19th. Weather here in Ohio is crap (again), so my maiden...
Forum: RC Jets
09-06-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 70,195
Posted By sweetpea01

I enjoy and learn from your builds. I'm...

I enjoy and learn from your builds. I'm following!
Forum: RC Jets
08-29-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,255
Posted By sweetpea01

If I was the CD, I'd say Nope, but you can fly...

If I was the CD, I'd say Nope, but you can fly after the event is over. Its a Jet meet with Jet planes that expect certain flying characteristics. If he allowed you, then he would have to allow...
Forum: RC Jets
08-18-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,771
Posted By sweetpea01

I think that would be about right as well. ...

I think that would be about right as well. Being the turbine is mounted outside the plane it should allow more options. If/When you do create something in that size, let me know. I have always...
Forum: RC Jets
08-17-2017, 04:37 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,771
Posted By sweetpea01

I'm new to jets.....my Rabbit is the older...

I'm new to jets.....my Rabbit is the older version so its in the 18-19lb thrust as well. I'm thinking you would want the size to be about what the new KingTech 70 size jets are...but maybe just a...
Forum: RC Jets
08-16-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,771
Posted By sweetpea01

I see you changed your mind from a 120 to an 80. ...

I see you changed your mind from a 120 to an 80. Are you going to scale down the size of the plane for this or just fly it on a smaller engine?

Not sure what your overall plans are, but I like...
Forum: RC Jets
08-11-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,414
Posted By sweetpea01

That is Youth Hunting weekend at my families Farm...

That is Youth Hunting weekend at my families Farm in Michigan. I have been taking my daughters there since 2010. So I'll miss that one.
Forum: RC Jets
08-11-2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,414
Posted By sweetpea01

Wish I still lived at Whidbey! I'd be there in...

Wish I still lived at Whidbey! I'd be there in a second! Also wish you I would have finished my jet back when I did live there and got my waiver. Now I'm out in Ohio......so far away.
Forum: RC Jets
08-10-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By sweetpea01

Sunday is a day I spend with my...

Sunday is a day I spend with my daughters....Cincinnati has a spectacular fireworks show on the River that night, but you need to show up early to get a seat. So Sunday was never in the cards for me.
Forum: RC Jets
08-10-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By sweetpea01

If you are really worried about weight.....then...

If you are really worried about weight.....then glass with Poly. It is much lighter, though I would argue not quite as strong as a resin glass. I would think it would be no problem, as long as...
Forum: RC Jets
08-07-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By sweetpea01

I live here.......I have to work Thurs-Fri (on...

I live here.......I have to work Thurs-Fri (on base) so I may visit. Saturday there is a taildragger airport airshow (full scale) down by my house. So I have to choose which event to go...
Forum: RC Jets
08-01-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 40,442
Posted By sweetpea01

I hope to be there next year. Looks like a grand...

I hope to be there next year. Looks like a grand time.
Forum: RC Jets
07-28-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 39,846
Posted By sweetpea01

Priorities........Jets are way more important...

Priorities........Jets are way more important than cars
Forum: RC Jets
07-27-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,202
Posted By sweetpea01

The sparrow is $1k more than the mini T-1. The...

The sparrow is $1k more than the mini T-1. The T-1 is $500 more than the mini (at least per the website).

I would do the T-1 at that price point. Though I was hoping to be closer to the $2k price....
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