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Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2020, 11:39 AM
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Posted By smcharg

Thank you all for the pictures. It will make a...

Thank you all for the pictures. It will make a big difference for me.
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

cbk07 and Dansy It seems that the distance...

cbk07 and Dansy It seems that the distance between the start of the pipe and the exhaust of the engine is more than 1". Is that just an optical delusion?

This is great though. I was trying to...
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

Winter, Will you take a quick pic (top down)...

Winter,

Will you take a quick pic (top down) of your turbine install as well as a pic of how much of the pipe you have sticking out the back of the jet (if any)? I'm going to install the K140G2...
Forum: RC Jets
08-31-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

Hey Glen, I hope you're doing well. I'm...

Hey Glen,

I hope you're doing well. I'm putting the Kingtech 140 in it. I'm looking for the F3S type flight so a 140 will be plenty. I thought about the 160 but decided to stick with my original...
Forum: RC Jets
08-26-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

Mine finally showed up exactly (to the day) 8...

Mine finally showed up exactly (to the day) 8 months after ordering. Dirk was fantastic through the process and y'all were right....it was worth the wait. Even after seeing pictures and understanding...
Forum: RC Jets
08-24-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

All, I have an extra New In Box Advanced...

All,

I have an extra New In Box Advanced Radio Smooth Flight ARXL w/Gyro and Sequencing if anyone is interested. I know Pacific RC is out and I'd let it go if someone needs one. PM me if you're...
Forum: RC Jets
08-12-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

Perfect! Thank you! FYI - My T-1 shipped...

Perfect! Thank you!

FYI - My T-1 shipped Monday. UPS Tracking says it's waiting for clearance agency release in Incheon, S. Korea. 7 months 22 days from the date of order. Dirk has stayed on top...
Forum: RC Jets
08-12-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

Ah! I have one of those. I was under the...

Ah! I have one of those. I was under the impression that "heat shrink labels" was a specific type of material vs. regular label tape.
Forum: RC Jets
08-12-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

Dansy Where did you pick up your heat shrink...

Dansy Where did you pick up your heat shrink labels?
Forum: RC Jets
07-22-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

Rossi's my boy for sure. THAT would be a cool...

Rossi's my boy for sure. THAT would be a cool scheme on a T1! If you come up with it, I promise, I'll fly it.

FYI - Rossi signed a new deal with Tech 1 Yamaha for next year and an option for 2022....
Forum: RC Jets
07-22-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

I'm definitely the MotoGP guy and have an Aprilia...

I'm definitely the MotoGP guy and have an Aprilia myself but very excited to see what Fabio Quatararo does. He currently rides a Petronas sponsored Yamaha which is what makes me interested in this...
Forum: RC Jets
07-22-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

@cbk07 I'm not usually a fan of all the logos all...

@cbk07 I'm not usually a fan of all the logos all over airplanes unless they actually sponsor the pilot BUT, I'd buy this one in a heartbeat. That. Is. Gorgeous! @Dansy nicely done, sir. I'm a...
Forum: RC Jets
07-15-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

@MarkF - What was your order date please? Mine...

@MarkF - What was your order date please? Mine was 12.20.19
Forum: RC Jets
07-06-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

I don't think so but also, I'm pretty sure that...

I don't think so but also, I'm pretty sure that UPS pricing is the only way they can get stuff out of China without putting them in a container and shipping over the water. Maybe that's why the Rebel...
Forum: RC Jets
07-06-2020, 04:08 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

T-1 shipping was $300.

T-1 shipping was $300.
Forum: RC Jets
06-25-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

I spoke with Dirk Tuesday. He said that they...

I spoke with Dirk Tuesday. He said that they were working a deal right now with UPS and should have more information within a week. He said it'd be an extra $250. I said SIGN ME UP. He said he'd...
Forum: RC Jets
06-05-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

That'd be because EMS is a cooperative set up to...

That'd be because EMS is a cooperative set up to use over 180 designated operators. You won't see an EMS delivery truck. They work with all the different airlines and delivery services once the...
Forum: RC Jets
06-04-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

Another well-informed poster. EMS only ships on...

Another well-informed poster. EMS only ships on passenger carrying flights. They do not ship on cargo only flights i.e. UPS, FedEx, etc.
Forum: RC Jets
06-03-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

Sorry, I just don't understand why you're poo...

Sorry, I just don't understand why you're poo pooing on the situation in the T1 thread and promoting other jets from Germany. There are other threads for German jets and the simple fact is, Dirk is...
Forum: RC Jets
06-03-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

Update - I just spoke with Dirk. They are...

Update - I just spoke with Dirk. They are looking at shipping alternatives now. I've also asked for an update on UPS pricing. He said he'll have an update later this week. I'm so happy he is...
Forum: RC Jets
06-03-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

Welp......now what? Looks like China says...

Welp......now what?

Looks like China says we can't fly there and now we're saying they can't fly here as of June 16th. Time to give Dirk a call.
...
Forum: RC Jets
06-02-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

In the end, at least if you want a T1, it still...

In the end, at least if you want a T1, it still comes from China regardless of the distributor.
Forum: RC Jets
06-02-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 234,630
Posted By smcharg

So, I'm not sure if this is a minimum, per se...

So, I'm not sure if this is a minimum, per se but, in Post #881, RCISFUN built a beautiful template for a 2D representation to get spacing done exactly right. In that version, he has the OD of the...
Forum: RC Jets
06-02-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 234,630
Posted By smcharg

I can answer part of your question regarding the...

I can answer part of your question regarding the distance from the turbine to the start of the thrust tube. That distance is 1" exactly. I purchased my pipe from Peter Liu and actually had him...
Forum: RC Jets
06-01-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 404,351
Posted By smcharg

Agreed 100%. I guarantee he could resell it but...

Agreed 100%. I guarantee he could resell it but since he specifically said he has our money, I feel better. If he gave it all to the factory prior to shipment, what leverage would he have when hes...
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