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Forum: RC Jets
09-07-2022, 05:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By Len Todd

On my 5th start on a recently new plane the pipe...

On my 5th start on a recently new plane the pipe did the same thing. At the time, when I heard it wrinkle, I first thought part of the turbine went down the pipe as the igniter failed on the next...
Forum: RC Jets
08-09-2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By Len Todd

Looks like we have several pilots coming in on...

Looks like we have several pilots coming in on Wednesday, and we typically have a few pilots stay over on Sunday, which is OK. We also have a couple Jet Guys who typically bring their RC Cars and...
Forum: RC Jets
08-08-2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By Len Todd

Measure from the center of the main gear axle to...

Measure from the center of the main gear axle to the nose gear axle's center.

Measure from the center of the main gear axle to the CG point. I drop a plumb bob from the marked CG on the plane.
...
Forum: RC Jets
07-21-2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By Len Todd

I went to Powerbox Main RXer units 7 years ago...

I went to Powerbox Main RXer units 7 years ago and never looked back. Got a bunch of their Mercury SRS models with three Spektrum Serial RXers on each. You can change a PBox to any type of...
Forum: RC Jets
07-21-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By Len Todd

I have had four different types of disk brakes....

I have had four different types of disk brakes. All of those with disks, the disks eventually get magnetized. But typically, once I roll the plane forward by hand they free up. Then the only issue is...
Forum: RC Jets
07-21-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Len Todd

The CARF main tank that came with my Ultra Flash...

The CARF main tank that came with my Ultra Flash had a chunk of glue come loose inside and plug my fuel line, and I use clunks with 3/16" IDs.. The vendor replaced it with a non-OEM tank. When I...
Forum: RC Jets
07-19-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 64,408
Posted By Len Todd

The Pin 1 and 3 thing is the only thing in the...

The Pin 1 and 3 thing is the only thing in the manual that is missing. If you follow the manual, the LGC will work. It may take some discovery time and effort as you fine tune it. But fine tuning it...
Forum: RC Jets
07-01-2022, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By Len Todd

For some reason Spektrum still has not fixed the...

For some reason Spektrum still has not fixed the IX20 so that you can use a separate SD card to transfer models w/o using additional software. There is an internal SD card/folder in the IX. Somehow...
Forum: RC Jets
06-19-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By Len Todd

I programmed every model on the IX20. It took a...

I programmed every model on the IX20. It took a long time because I set up the plane and measured things as I went to ensure the trim and throws were correct. But, what else is there to do in the...
Forum: RC Jets
06-19-2022, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By Len Todd

Go to RC Groups and post your questions on the...

Go to RC Groups and post your questions on the IX20 thread in the RC Jets forum. There are several HH Reps answering IX20 questions and helping. They probably already answered the question on their...
Forum: RC Jets
06-07-2022, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By Len Todd

Unfortunately, many of the potential options are...

Unfortunately, many of the potential options are out of stock. If you are in a hurry, you may have to settle for one generation older tech. However, if you are thinking Powerbox, I would recommend a...
Forum: RC Jets
06-07-2022, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By Len Todd

After thinking about this issue for a couple...

After thinking about this issue for a couple days, I recalled going through this issue before. Somewhere along all the frogging around with LGC 12, 13 and 15s, I discovered for the brakes, the Red...
Forum: RC Jets
06-06-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By Len Todd

You will probably NOT be happy with the LGC12. I...

You will probably NOT be happy with the LGC12. I tried the 12, the 13 and finally they came out with the LCG15. I could not get the electric brakes to work effectively on the 12 or the 13. The 15 is...
Forum: RC Jets
06-03-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Len Todd

Well, it is only 4 more days, and we open the...

Well, it is only 4 more days, and we open the Baldwin RC Park up for its first 2022 event, the Midwest Jet Pilot's Spring Fling (June 8-12). June 8 is our Main Event Area setup, test and tune and...
Forum: RC Jets
06-02-2022, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By Len Todd

Servo testers typically do not deliver high...

Servo testers typically do not deliver high voltage. You have HV servos. With such a voltage miss-match, the current will be higher causing the error massage in the more sophisticated testers....
Forum: RC Jets
05-26-2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By Len Todd

Turbines fly off from grass all over the world....

Turbines fly off from grass all over the world. If the club does not want that, then I would consider looking elsewhere to fly or fly something other than a turbine, ... at that club. But, below I...
Forum: RC Jets
05-06-2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 111,365
Posted By Len Todd

Thanks for the update, Dave. Guess I'll have to...

Thanks for the update, Dave. Guess I'll have to finish up with the current build ASAP.
Forum: RC Jets
05-05-2022, 03:39 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 111,365
Posted By Len Todd

This cheers me up a bit. I was wondering too. I...

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...
Forum: RC Jets
04-30-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,903
Posted By Len Todd

What is in the picture does not look like real...

What is in the picture does not look like real tygon. If it did not last at least 5 years and snapped off proves it.

I have used typgon for 5+ years w/o any issues other than a slight...
Forum: RC Jets
04-19-2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By Len Todd

Electron makes some really nice-looking servo...

Electron makes some really nice-looking servo arms.
Forum: RC Jets
04-13-2022, 03:42 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 111,365
Posted By Len Todd

Nice job keeping the wires back. I typically line...

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...
Forum: RC Jets
04-08-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 111,365
Posted By Len Todd

In one of my planes, I had a similar interference...

In one of my planes, I had a similar interference with the wing bolts and smoke tank. I dumped the OEM's thumb screw type bolt and went to socket head bolts with washers glued on. Then I picked up a...
Forum: RC Jets
04-08-2022, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,360
Posted By Len Todd

To find weak batteries, I check each cell's...

To find weak batteries, I check each cell's internal resistance. You can load test them. But I have never seen a really good and handy device to do that for multiple cell packs. I baseline all my...
Forum: RC Jets
04-01-2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By Len Todd

Probably should be talking with George at JetCat...

Probably should be talking with George at JetCat USA. JetCat Americas - Contact Us (https://www.jetcatamericas.com/index.php/contact-us) or (386) 944 - 9122. What you are probably seeing it the ECU...
Forum: RC Jets
03-30-2022, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Len Todd

Nice color scheme!

Nice color scheme!
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