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Forum: RC Jets
08-06-2022, 12:47 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 71,238
Posted By F16Jeff

Two F4e jets

Here are pics of my two F4e jets. Both Skymasters, one is 1/9.5 scale and the other is 1/7.75 scale. Going to finish the smaller one and then begin the larger one. ...
Forum: RC Jets
08-05-2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 71,238
Posted By F16Jeff

i thought you would be sending it to him. I will...

i thought you would be sending it to him. I will watch his build and see how he accomplishes the canopies.
Also I reached out to the person for the air actuated nose strut. I am going to order one...
Forum: RC Jets
08-05-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 71,238
Posted By F16Jeff

Thank you David. Is your jet coming to you or...

Thank you David.
Is your jet coming to you or are you having someone build for you?
i am curious how you are going to do operational canopies.
Upon closer inspection, I found several pressure...
Forum: RC Jets
08-02-2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 71,238
Posted By F16Jeff

Thunderbird F4e

Excited my F4e arrived and so far most seems to have survived the trip. Still going through and checking the hardware. One thing I noticed is it seems the ailerons and flaps have external control...
Forum: RC Jets
07-31-2022, 06:44 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 71,238
Posted By F16Jeff

A funny thing happened to me on Friday. My jet...

A funny thing happened to me on Friday. My jet arrived at LA customs on Wednesday and there had been no movement. After seeing it sit for another couple days, I called and spoke to an agent there. He...
Forum: RC Jets
07-31-2022, 06:23 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 71,238
Posted By F16Jeff

Some of the guys on here were trying to talk me...

Some of the guys on here were trying to talk me out of doing a twin as well. I have a 1/9.5 scale Extreme F4e that I am building as a single with a K142g4 in it. The turbines have gotten lighter,...
Forum: RC Jets
07-30-2022, 07:50 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 71,238
Posted By F16Jeff

Thank you, I will reach out to him.

Thank you, I will reach out to him.
Forum: RC Jets
07-30-2022, 07:42 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 71,238
Posted By F16Jeff

Do you have a link to the Matrixx air actuated...

Do you have a link to the Matrixx air actuated nose strut?
Forum: RC Jets
07-30-2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 71,238
Posted By F16Jeff

I am curious about the air actuated nose strut....

I am curious about the air actuated nose strut. That will be nice for increasing angle of attack for take off. I want to figure out how to do operational canopies for mine.
Forum: RC Jets
07-30-2022, 07:12 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 71,238
Posted By F16Jeff

I ordered mine in January, glad to see yours is...

I ordered mine in January, glad to see yours is being done quicker. I did order some changes to mine. Mainly had to do with the paint shop getting the scheme closer to the real Thunderbirds.
i am...
Forum: RC Jets
07-30-2022, 07:00 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 71,238
Posted By F16Jeff

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/_20220516174958_3ccb60841179ab2000586594847edb3e37a62e77.jpg
Paint shop messed up the white step by the stab and had to repaint...
Forum: RC Jets
07-30-2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 71,238
Posted By F16Jeff

Glad to see another F4 will be out here. Which...

Glad to see another F4 will be out here. Which scheme did you order? Mine is coming soon as well. It just cleared customs yesterday in Los Angeles. Should have it Monday or Tuesday.
I am designing a...
Forum: RC Jets
07-10-2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 71,238
Posted By F16Jeff

Desert Fox, Congrats on the successful...

Desert Fox,

Congrats on the successful maiden. Looks fairly stable once the trims were adjusted. What broke on landing?

My F4e should be shipping soon. Factory is finishing final touches on...
Forum: RC Jets
06-12-2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 19,050
Posted By F16Jeff

Hanging from the ceiling or in the basement is...

Hanging from the ceiling or in the basement is not where they should be. These are beautiful aircraft and they should be at the field flying to show how nice they are. This way others would buy them...
Forum: RC Jets
06-12-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 19,050
Posted By F16Jeff

New test elevators have been designed and the...

New test elevators have been designed and the guys at Global Jet Club will be testing them soon. They received two sets to try out. I am looking forward to find out their results since mine is still...
Forum: RC Jets
04-30-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By F16Jeff

Could I get a copy as well. I will PM my email. ...

Could I get a copy as well. I will PM my email.

Thank you,

Jeff
Forum: RC Jets
03-27-2022, 06:45 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 71,238
Posted By F16Jeff

Servos for this jet?

Hi all,
I heard from John that my jet will head to piant shop in a couple weeks. Mya have it end of April or beginning of May.
My question is the servos. I use Savox servos and plan to use...
Forum: RC Jets
03-17-2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 184,726
Posted By F16Jeff

I have those as well. I noticed it is different...

I have those as well. I noticed it is different from the previous ones I had. Have not worked with them yet, but hoping they fit as well as the others did. I did have to heat up the legs in the thigh...
Forum: RC Jets
03-17-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 184,726
Posted By F16Jeff

Wing Nav light wire run

First I cut the light holes in the wing tips. Then taking a 12 inch long drill bit, Just lined it up with wing trailing edge and aileron leading edge. Insert the drill bit through the light hole and...
Forum: RC Jets
03-17-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 184,726
Posted By F16Jeff

Please check your email, I sent you pics and...

Please check your email, I sent you pics and description of how I am routing my wires. Let me know if you did not get the emails.
Forum: RC Jets
03-17-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 184,726
Posted By F16Jeff

F4e Phantom wing lights

More progress, now the wing lights on my F4e are finished. A few pics of wing lights and process to make lenses. The controller has an option of low or high intensity for the lights.

I used a hot...
Forum: RC Jets
03-15-2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 184,726
Posted By F16Jeff

Thunderbird F4e

Made some more progress today. Worked on the stabilator and have it installed with a Savox SG-1230 single servo as I did in my last one. Had to order a shorter titanium rod since the one I have is...
Forum: RC Jets
03-13-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 184,726
Posted By F16Jeff

Thank you Joe, I already moved forward with...

Thank you Joe,

I already moved forward with the 1256. I was just thinking of weight saving since I am adding a drag chute. Received the chute from Paul at RC Jet Chutes. It turned out awesome. ...
Forum: RC Jets
03-13-2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 184,726
Posted By F16Jeff

Fin and rudder hold down

I noticed something that I did not have or missed during build on my previous F4. The fin has a hole in the bottom where a blind nut is installed. The fuse has a hole on the top and a plate inside...
Forum: RC Jets
03-13-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 184,726
Posted By F16Jeff

Rudder servo size

Hi all,

In my last F4, I had a Savox 1256TG in the fin for rudder control. I am rethinking this for the new one. Would a Savox SH-1250MG work on the rudder? It has 63oz of torque at 6v. I know...
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