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Forum: Marketplace
01-14-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By patniven

Don't forget to close this ad and the one you...

Don't forget to close this ad and the one you placed on RCGroups!
Forum: Marketplace
01-13-2021, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By patniven

Here ya go.

Here ya go.
Forum: RC Jets
01-03-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

An old friend, Len Mount lives in Kent, as I...

An old friend, Len Mount lives in Kent, as I recall. Len is a legend in the turbine scale RC helicopter world. You may have met him.
Forum: RC Jets
01-03-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

That quoted post from Voodoodb is the same one I...

That quoted post from Voodoodb is the same one I referenced when I built my V1 Elan. This jet uses a straight wing design with a high aspect ratio airfoil. The CG is not nearly as critical as a...
Forum: RC Jets
01-03-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

It's been a while and a dozen or so builds since...

It's been a while and a dozen or so builds since then, so I can't recall the weight. I'll post it when I finish the jet. My theme for this build is light weight and simplicity in onboard equipment,...
Forum: RC Jets
01-03-2021, 06:00 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

Here's the layout from my older Elan. Ended up...

Here's the layout from my older Elan. Ended up with a much larger ECU battery than necessary, but needed the weight aft. Looks like the new Elan will be very similar. Probably going to install a...
Forum: RC Jets
01-01-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 914
Views: 139,788
Posted By patniven

A bit off topic, but why does your field restrict...

A bit off topic, but why does your field restrict altitude to 250'? Are you inside of controlled airspace?
Forum: RC Jets
12-21-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

I did make the side panels. Printed on a color...

I did make the side panels. Printed on a color printer then laminated with tape & contact cemented to the cockpit tub....
Forum: RC Jets
12-21-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

I can send you one of these. It's a bit smaller...

I can send you one of these. It's a bit smaller than my pilot, but you might be able to use it.
...
Forum: RC Jets
12-21-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

My first Elan. ...

My first Elan.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/2018_10_12_13_55_49_313e5a2fdc694bc6581e67a6c07553544c72f31d.jpg...
Forum: RC Jets
12-21-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

It's a sport jet! ...

It's a sport jet!

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/2020_12_21_10_14_09_bbdbad86521621b9052e3aa5d00ee1435163b406.jpg
Forum: RC Jets
12-16-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

Also, for size comparison, that's Dubro 4-40...

Also, for size comparison, that's Dubro 4-40 hardware on mine . I didn't use the supplied ball links...they were too long.
...
Forum: RC Jets
12-16-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

I think installing the flap horns backwards (like...

I think installing the flap horns backwards (like in the photo above) would be helpful. I ran into issues with very short linkage on mine....
Forum: Marketplace
12-13-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By patniven

Powerbox Mercury SRS w/GPS (4 available)

For sale are (4) Powerbox Mercury SRS units with GPS. All are in excellent condition and have been updated with the latest firmware and function checked.
Price is per unit, shipped FREE in CONUS. ...
Forum: RC Jets
12-12-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

Yes, my gear is flush with the wing when...

Yes, my gear is flush with the wing when retracted.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/2020_12_12_10_55_02_a33eb4310345f7a0722462198b029ef50a45ee52.jpg
Forum: Marketplace
12-11-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 230
Posted By patniven

Futaba 18MZ-WC World Champion Model

For sale is a Futaba 18MZ-WC (World Champion Model) Transmitter in excellent condition with two chargers, two batteries, a new screen protector and an R7008SB Receiver. A printed Owners Manual will...
Forum: RC Jets
12-11-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

Maybe I missed something in the build thread, but...

Maybe I missed something in the build thread, but did you mean to swap your main struts from left to right? Yours are reversed. The wheel is meant to be outboard of the strut, and your wheels are...
Forum: RC Jets
12-11-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

I'm really happy with my transition to Powerbox...

I'm really happy with my transition to Powerbox Core. With a Core radio, you set up the iGyro SAT and all of the Pioneer settings from the Tx. All software/firmware updates for the Tx, Rx's &...
Forum: RC Jets
12-11-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

All wired up & ready for an engine. Ordered a...

All wired up & ready for an engine. Ordered a Xicoy X120 for this build, so it won't get any further for a month or so. Lots of other jets in the build queue.
...
Forum: RC Jets
12-07-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

Some of my control horn slots needed to be...

Some of my control horn slots needed to be trimmed so that the horns were parallel and vertical. I used a #11 blade and small file to modify the slots. Just use a little more Hysol to fill the gap...
Forum: RC Jets
12-07-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

Yep. All servos installed (Spektrum A6320...

Yep. All servos installed (Spektrum A6320 Brushless), gear/controller installed and wired. I found that the supplied control surface linkage did not work with my Spektrum servo arms and although I...
Forum: RC Jets
12-07-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

You're making great progress there in the...

You're making great progress there in the SkunkWurks shop! Nice, neat work as well. I built a SM A-4 a few months ago using the Unilight 8 channel controller. That thing is awesome - practically...
Forum: RC Jets
12-02-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

I had an older Elan with a P100-RX, Mercury SRS,...

I had an older Elan with a P100-RX, Mercury SRS, JetCat mini GSU, etc. Flew just fine, but for this build I'm going for simple, light and reliable. PB Pioneer with iGyro SAT & two PBR-26D Rx's. ...
Forum: RC Jets
12-02-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 130,165
Posted By patniven

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/2020_11_28_19_12_22_094365fc5118093470b0cef0eb816f878fe08e18.jpg
Started with a clean slate for the internals in my Elan.
Forum: Marketplace
11-12-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By patniven

Sold.

Sold.
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