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Forum: RC Jets
09-28-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,126
Posted By Skunkwrks

Hello Joe, I ordered mine from Electron directly...

Hello Joe, I ordered mine from Electron directly to save a few dollars .
For my future Rebel Pro order through Mike McConville hopefully, it's being built now if everything is go correctly.
I would...
Forum: RC Jets
09-24-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,476
Posted By Skunkwrks

Now the aileron is mounted in the wing rib...

Now the aileron is mounted in the wing rib ...love the Pennzoil chipmunk paint scheme.
Forum: RC Jets
09-24-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By Skunkwrks

patf, thanks for sharing a true inside look at...

patf, thanks for sharing a true inside look at aircraft carrier personal and operations.

They do fly in some unbelievable conditions I have even more appreciation for what they do day in and out....
Forum: RC Jets
09-23-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,126
Posted By Skunkwrks

The CMjet tank are six liters, plus a smoke tank...

The CMjet tank are six liters, plus a smoke tank that fit in front of the engine , heres the link

I'm going to order these tanks for my Rebel Pro and gain an extra liter of fuel from the factory...
Forum: RC Jets
09-23-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,126
Posted By Skunkwrks

If it's into the paint you can mask off the area...

If it's into the paint you can mask off the area and get a can of instant clear coat spray from a body paint supplier.

Then use a fine polishing/ finishing compound and a orbit buffer and it will...
Forum: RC Jets
09-23-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,126
Posted By Skunkwrks

So did that yellow paper rub through clear into...

So did that yellow paper rub through clear into the gray.
Have you tried some polish compound to see if it buffs out?
Nice scheme and colors
Forum: RC Jets
09-16-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,126
Posted By Skunkwrks

So this is my Cayman scheme on the Viper similar...

So this is my Cayman scheme on the Viper similar to the Rebel, has those lighten bolt on the vertical and wingtip.


...
Forum: RC Jets
09-15-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,126
Posted By Skunkwrks

Good news is the product is moving...:cool:

Good news is the product is moving...:cool:
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,126
Posted By Skunkwrks

Lightbulb Too bad they don't have it on the website, I only...

Too bad they don't have it on the website, I only saw it from Mike had a photo of one which sealed the deal.

This air density thing is a big concern, I was flying at 1800' at 100f and one on our...
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,126
Posted By Skunkwrks

Exclamation They probably lost the container in the shipping...

They probably lost the container in the shipping port.

Sorry to hear of your hardships with getting your plane

I agree with Aerosheldon, test on engine thrust here is 15% less than Sealevel so...
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,126
Posted By Skunkwrks

There is a worldwide shortage of sea containers...

There is a worldwide shortage of sea containers and everyone is having a difficult time getting their product to market, plus the sea cantainers prices have tripled now from prior to Covid

I'm...
Forum: RC Jets
05-24-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 32,795
Posted By Skunkwrks

Griffin scale...

Griffin scale https://www.modelaviationproducts.com/products/map-accessories/6 here's the site , located in Manitoba and are very quick with shipping
Forum: RC Jets
05-22-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 176,150
Posted By Skunkwrks

At sea level, a lot harder at 3300ft to do........

At sea level, a lot harder at 3300ft to do........
Forum: RC Jets
05-12-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 32,795
Posted By Skunkwrks

Harry doesn't cover the frame rate for the servos...

Harry doesn't cover the frame rate for the servos in his video it's not in this one, my bad. Ooops
Forum: RC Jets
05-12-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 168,079
Posted By Skunkwrks

So if that's what you have experienced then a...

So if that's what you have experienced then a person should only have full throw rudder on dual rates for hammerhead manoeuvres, and less rudder on low rates for normal flying.

Just how the Scale...
Forum: RC Jets
05-12-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 32,795
Posted By Skunkwrks

That's an interesting issue with the Jeti servo...

That's an interesting issue with the Jeti servo frame rate. In Harry Curzon video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogaBul_xQkg&t=555s, he talks about leaving it at auto setting or like you did select...
Forum: RC Jets
05-12-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 168,079
Posted By Skunkwrks

I guess I'm thinking about when you do a...

I guess I'm thinking about when you do a hammerhead you need a lot of rudder control. So you're going with thrust vectoring nozzle, it will throw that plane around like a rag doll.
Forum: RC Jets
05-12-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 176,150
Posted By Skunkwrks

Thanks, Wayne for weighing in on how you have...

Thanks, Wayne for weighing in on how you have dealt with this issue of syphoning from the vent line. Learned from flying Scale Aerobatics.

Russ
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 176,150
Posted By Skunkwrks

Thanks, RCDan on how you prevented the syphoning...

Thanks, RCDan on how you prevented the syphoning effect, I appreciate your input from the real world of aviation on this.
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 168,079
Posted By Skunkwrks

Just move your clevis in one to even two holes on...

Just move your clevis in one to even two holes on the servo arm you, you will gain more throw. This will smoothen out the rudder as it moves, something I had relearned on the viper Rudder setup.
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 168,079
Posted By Skunkwrks

Yes, it would be at the tip of the rudder, try...

Yes, it would be at the tip of the rudder, try and get as much travel both ways as possible within reason.
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 176,150
Posted By Skunkwrks

My concern is releasing unburnt fuel into the air...

My concern is releasing unburnt fuel into the air which happens will doing rolls, so a long overflow helps prevent and slow the fuel from being thrown out of the overflow vent.

My friend when he...
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 176,150
Posted By Skunkwrks

Oh yes, everything in and on including the canopy...

Oh yes, everything in and on including the canopy front windscreen with five batteries in and like other suggested the rudder is on the fuse.
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,340
Posted By Skunkwrks

Like what happened to the Carf Extra 330XL when...

Like what happened to the Carf Extra 330XL when it had a flutter issue and it took quite a while for the replacement wings to arrive.

But Carf did fix the issue, the company does stand behind...
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 168,079
Posted By Skunkwrks

Here the spec's to HV Macgregor servo, 31.5kg. ...

Here the spec's to HV Macgregor servo, 31.5kg.
Looks like the specs for this servo are very similar to MKS, JR servo in production so don't know why all Carf is saying the Macgregor servos are...
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