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Forum: Marketplace
02-13-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By STKNRUD

Dan, Thank you for your interest. At the...

Dan, Thank you for your interest. At the present time, all the aircraft are spoken for pending funds and delivery. If that changes, I will post here and place individual ads for each. Fly safe.
Forum: Marketplace
01-27-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By STKNRUD

King Cat + Skymaster + Boomerang Elan

Getting out of jets. Here is a screaming deal for anyone interested in picking-up 3 jets and engines all ready to fly; 2 of jets and engines are new. If anyone is interested in all three, get 'em...
Forum: RC Jets
03-06-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,511
Posted By STKNRUD

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2204262http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2204263http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=220426...
Forum: RC Jets
06-01-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,511
Posted By STKNRUD

Peter, I don't think a rate change is the best...

Peter,
I don't think a rate change is the best solution. As in a full-scale aircraft, as you get to the rear limit of CG, pitch gets very sensitive and beyond it, you lose control and elevator...
Forum: RC Jets
06-01-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,511
Posted By STKNRUD

I was referring to the lower, "bulb" portion of...

I was referring to the lower, "bulb" portion of the tank in the rear where the pick-up line is. The air trap is forward of the CG and, as is normal, would be filled for the CG.

Since nearly all...
Forum: RC Jets
06-01-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,511
Posted By STKNRUD

Congrats Peter! Looked like a great landing. ...

Congrats Peter! Looked like a great landing. Thanks for the report on the CG. I am wondering whether a CG set with just the tank bulb full might be a good compromise??

How did those wing-tip...
Forum: RC Jets
05-28-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,511
Posted By STKNRUD

Thanks. Comforting to know but still wondering...

Thanks. Comforting to know but still wondering why. Does that mean the CARF CG is too far forward? Is the CG envelope so big it doesn't matter?

Did you notice an aft CG on take off requiring...
Forum: RC Jets
05-27-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,511
Posted By STKNRUD

I am getting closer to finishing mine. Big CG...

I am getting closer to finishing mine. Big CG question. Why do they recommend empty tank CG? Clearly any fuel will move the CG aft considerably especially with that rear bulb. That means your...
05-09-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By STKNRUD

14Z HV Rx

I know this question has likely been asked before but there are TOO many pages to search through.

What do you do if you have a Futaba 14MZ and want to use HV servos without a reg? They have even...
04-11-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 455
Posted By STKNRUD

Grants for Model Aircraft Sites

I am wondering if anyone has, or is aware of, any club that has obtained a grant for the exclusive purpose of constructing an RC flying site. I am not referring to the AMA funds. I am also not...
Forum: RC Jets
04-04-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,511
Posted By STKNRUD

I did a static test stand run of my Merlin 100...

I did a static test stand run of my Merlin 100 and took some very precise temps of the turbine at multiple points along the length of the can. If anyone is interested, I can send the data including...
Forum: RC Jets
03-02-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,511
Posted By STKNRUD

It arrived. Looking it over and wonder if anyone...

It arrived. Looking it over and wonder if anyone else has questioned the strength of the canopy release wire? If it breaks and the canopy is closed, getting the canopy open is not going to be a...
Forum: RC Jets
02-09-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,511
Posted By STKNRUD

Nice job Peter. Do you have any type of spacer...

Nice job Peter. Do you have any type of spacer between the heat shield and the vertical fin?

I still find it funny that with all this technology in our models, we still use rubber bands for the...
Forum: RC Jets
01-28-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,511
Posted By STKNRUD

Peter, Did yours come with any decals,...

Peter,

Did yours come with any decals, logos, CARF name or other material already attached to the fuse or wings? It appears that the others on this thread got an all white model.
Forum: RC Jets
01-23-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,511
Posted By STKNRUD

Peter, Did you get my PM re the mount? ...

Peter,

Did you get my PM re the mount?
George
01-22-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 29,070
Posted By STKNRUD

I wonder if the FAA will file charges as well. ...

I wonder if the FAA will file charges as well.

http://www.aero-news.net/index.cfm?do=main.textpost&id=45902c28-cc3c-4729-b369-1d548aaed096
01-22-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,080
Posted By STKNRUD

I want to update previous post with new info. I...

I want to update previous post with new info. I am wrong in some respect based on new info. Two years ago I was told by Allstate underwriters the 'activity had to be lawful and with property owners...
Forum: RC Jets
01-22-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,511
Posted By STKNRUD

Appreciate all the info but you keep stimulating...

Appreciate all the info but you keep stimulating more. What thickness litho plate did you use? Where can you get it? I have heard it is very thin and other say it is very difficult to bend. Your...
01-22-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 29,070
Posted By STKNRUD

There are a lot of risks that are statistically...

There are a lot of risks that are statistically unlikely. But I still get protection for them, like my Mossberg 500.
Forum: RC Jets
01-22-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,511
Posted By STKNRUD

I probably missed it and am too lazy to go back...

I probably missed it and am too lazy to go back and find it, what size Kingtech do you have? Do you happen to know the diameter of the can? If not, I can find it on their web site.

Also....Did...
01-22-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 29,070
Posted By STKNRUD

It is a lot worse than either of us have...

It is a lot worse than either of us have mentioned. The whole idea behind a Community Based Organization goes out the window with a membership flying anything, anywhere, anytime. The AMA has...
Forum: RC Jets
01-22-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,511
Posted By STKNRUD

Nice install. Would you measure the distance...

Nice install. Would you measure the distance between the bottom front edge of your turbine to the top of the fuse? I would really like to know. Thanks.
01-21-2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 29,070
Posted By STKNRUD

Thanks for sharing your experience. Everybody...

Thanks for sharing your experience. Everybody should do the same.

And by the way, If your membership was only 160,000 and declining do to age, would you look for new membership venues? Drone...
01-21-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 29,070
Posted By STKNRUD

Smart. A stroke of common sense and good...

Smart. A stroke of common sense and good judgement. And sleep well. Worth every cent.
01-21-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 29,070
Posted By STKNRUD

More information to consider. I am not trying to...

More information to consider. I am not trying to win hypothetical arguments concerning coverage. The intent in my posts was to share the info I got two years ago from underwriters of my insurance...
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