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Old 04-10-2022, 07:35 PM
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Guys, thanks for your replies! I like the idea of 2 Du-bro 24 oz tanks.
Old 04-12-2022, 03:55 PM
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Default Servo Wires

I had a harsh landing and damaged the fuse few months ago. I bought another airframe and in process of moving components over. I used CF tubes in the 1st one to run the tail servo wires. In the 2nd one, I am just running the wires on the right side. Has anyone run the wires without covering them?


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Old 04-13-2022, 03:42 AM
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Nice job keeping the wires back. I typically line the inside of the fuse with aluminum tape from the front of the turbine all the way back to protect the fuse. This to keep the heat off the fuse and protect it from a potential hot-start.

For the servo and lamp wires, I always have put the wring in "snakeskin, which is heat resistant and mount them back from the pipe. If the wires have to get close to the pipe, I even wrap some aluminum tape over the snakeskin. After putting the wires in the snakeskin, I use a ~1/2" wide piece of aluminum tape on the ends of the snakeskin to keep the snakeskin from unraveling. DreamworksRC has the snakeskin. But this is just what I do. Some folks don't want the added weight, etc. I bump up the power typically anyway. So a little extra weight is not a big deal, for me.
Old 04-13-2022, 06:12 AM
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The sides of the fuselage don't get hot. The insulation on your wire have a higher temperature rating than the fuselage materials do. So, the wires are okay without more protection. However, the weak link is the double sided tape that holds the clips to the fuselage. They could fall off and then the wires could rub against the pipe. So, adding silver tape (furnace duct tape) is not a bad idea. I'd imagine, since the tape is made for furnace/boiler flues that its adhesive has a higher temperature rating than the double sided tape (use rated tape with a UL or FM listing). The aluminum tape is very light. I used it is a foam turbine conversion and using tape with a HAB single wall pipe was lighter than a double walled pipe.
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Thank you both for your input!
Old 04-21-2022, 03:30 AM
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Another JetCat P-130Rx powered version ready for test flying




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Old 04-23-2022, 07:43 AM
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Test flight today. Couple of peeps of trim and it was grooving like all the other Rebel 2m airframes I have test flown.
Happy owner after the first flight.


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Old 05-04-2022, 05:23 PM
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How hard is it to add wingtip lights to the Rebel Classic?

I ordered a UniLight Medium Jet set.
Old 05-04-2022, 08:02 PM
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Originally Posted by dirtypool View Post
How hard is it to add wingtip lights to the Rebel Classic?

I ordered a UniLight Medium Jet set.
Not at all. I ordered the kit for the Rebel and it went in pretty easily.
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Old 05-04-2022, 08:06 PM
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Ok. Good to know. Wasnt sure how difficult it would be to get through the wing.
Thanks
Old 05-05-2022, 03:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Agrav8ed View Post
Not at all. I ordered the kit for the Rebel and it went in pretty easily.
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This cheers me up a bit. I was wondering too. I have the light kit here. But I am still waiting on the airframe that I ordered last Fall. Was told April for delivery. Guess it is time to check on a revised delivery date guesstimate. Probably sitting offshore near CA someplace.
Old 05-05-2022, 11:30 AM
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Container just arrived in the US, (actually same in Europe which adds even more pressure to the office staff)

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Originally Posted by Dave Wilshere View Post
Container just arrived in the US, (actually same in Europe which adds even more pressure to the office staff)

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Oooh. That is great news.

Old 05-06-2022, 06:15 AM
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Thanks for the update, Dave. Guess I'll have to finish up with the current build ASAP.
Old 05-06-2022, 08:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Dave Wilshere View Post
Container just arrived in the US, (actually same in Europe which adds even more pressure to the office staff)

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Good news, myself and a friend of mine both have planes on the US container!
Old 05-18-2022, 04:32 PM
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Received mine on Monday. Awesome!

waiting on a few more parts before starting the build.
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My Arf plus was shipped to me today. The last thing I needed . But should be fun. Might go with X120 on this one. We have to see, Hard to break the Jetcat habit!

Behzad
Old 05-26-2022, 06:39 PM
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Originally Posted by DUCMOZ View Post
My Arf plus was shipped to me today. The last thing I needed . But should be fun. Might go with X120 on this one. We have to see, Hard to break the Jetcat habit!

Behzad
Behzad…. You will love the X120.. I have 4 of them .. best in its size and weight ..

go for it .. you will be happy

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Thank you David, we fly off not so perfect grass and mostly in wet season so we take any weight advantage we can get. I just got an X45 for a Jeemo so thought to try the x 120 too. Good to her from someone that is using them.

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Originally Posted by DUCMOZ View Post
Thank you David, we fly off not so perfect grass and mostly in wet season so we take any weight advantage we can get. I just got an X45 for a Jeemo so thought to try the x 120 too. Good to her from someone that is using them.

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I have the same setup with X120.. and it’s a perfect combo

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That’s beautiful. Is it a custom scheme?
Old 08-03-2022, 12:22 PM
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Another colour swap in for a local guy. JetCat P-130Rx like all our new Rebel’s



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Old 08-03-2022, 01:28 PM
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I am looking forward to start mine.

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