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11-24-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,731
Posted By JKEpps

Bob, I have a Byron fan unit I'm interested in...

Bob, I have a Byron fan unit I'm interested in converting to electric. Do you by change have a thread or something that shows the steps/parts needed to do the conversion?
Thanks in advance,
-Jorden
Forum: RC Jets
06-30-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 54,561
Posted By JKEpps

Lewis, The registration page is throwing a...

Lewis,

The registration page is throwing a "Page not Found 404" error.

-Jorden
05-28-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,518
Posted By JKEpps

Are AR636 receivers gyro function easily damaged?

Question, I have three AR636 receivers, two from Night Visionaires, and one from an Opterra. Of the three I can only get one to function properly with stabilization. One of the others won't bind...
12-25-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,905
Posted By JKEpps

Prototype videos ...

Prototype videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHUf--RcNe8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZzuPCJWuN8
Forum: RC Jets
07-13-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 76,053
Posted By JKEpps

This is my first time attending JOK. I got in...

This is my first time attending JOK. I got in late today, an all I can say is WOW! Amazing planes, amazing pilots, nothing but pure Awesome Sauce!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By JKEpps

Thanks, I didn't realize that. I was looking for...

Thanks, I didn't realize that. I was looking for an alternative to Tower, but oh well.
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By JKEpps

Who has the best price/sale on Futaba FHSS receivers and S.Bus 2 gear?

Need to buy a few receivers, and try my first setup using S.Bus 2. Where's the best place to buy from that has a good selection and prices?

Thanks in advance,

-Jorden
Forum: RC Jets
03-10-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 76,053
Posted By JKEpps

Registered! ...

Registered!

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2151832
Replies: 20
Views: 12,367
Posted By JKEpps

Agreed, unfortunately, if you're a first timer...

Agreed, unfortunately, if you're a first timer with AS3X, you don't know this, and they don't make a point of specifying it in the manual. Even my hobby store didn't know it initially, and they...
10-23-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 79,846
Posted By JKEpps

Kewl, didn't know that. Oh well, it is what it...

Kewl, didn't know that. Oh well, it is what it is. I could trim back behind them I suppose.
10-23-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 79,846
Posted By JKEpps

Yup, I had seen the laced bottom in photos, and...

Yup, I had seen the laced bottom in photos, and thought about trying it. Maybe next time. I couldn't figure out how to deal with the loose covering if done that way. Is it cut to remove the really...
10-23-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 79,846
Posted By JKEpps

I suppose I could have cut the 4 fuse panels a...

I suppose I could have cut the 4 fuse panels a bit over size and sewn them together to form a envelope to slide the fuse into.
10-23-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 79,846
Posted By JKEpps

While waiting for the wings to dry, I'm beginning...

While waiting for the wings to dry, I'm beginning on covering the fuse. I was hoping I could cover it in one large piece, just wrap it like a box or a cone, but that didn't work for me. I wasn't...
10-23-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 79,846
Posted By JKEpps

Keeping track of the number of coats of dope...

Keeping track of the number of coats of dope applied.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2127142
10-23-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 79,846
Posted By JKEpps

Experimenting with the edge strips to cover the...

Experimenting with the edge strips to cover the seams. This probably won't turn out as well as I'd like. Again, in hindsight, I should have cut the strips from the full length panels before I cut the...
10-23-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 79,846
Posted By JKEpps

Starting with the Nitrate dope. I'm using a 2:1...

Starting with the Nitrate dope. I'm using a 2:1 mix ratio for both the Nitrate and Butylrate dope. No particular reason why vs the 50/50 i experimented with, other than fewer coats as I'm trying to...
10-23-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 79,846
Posted By JKEpps

On to the doping. I took the long box spar for...

On to the doping. I took the long box spar for the upper wing, and inserted it through a long milk crate, This way I could flip, turn, rotate the wings panels as needed.
...
10-23-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 79,846
Posted By JKEpps

Another decision. Do I cut slits now for the hard...

Another decision. Do I cut slits now for the hard points, or after the doping, or part way through. The problem is that they are angled at about 30 degrees or so, so the cut isn't just a straight...
10-23-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 79,846
Posted By JKEpps

Getting the wings covered. Tackling the trailing...

Getting the wings covered. Tackling the trailing edge scallops. I was trying to decide if I wanted to closely follow the scallops with the fabric, or just apply the fabric straight across, and let...
10-23-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 79,846
Posted By JKEpps

Stitching up the covering material getting ready...

Stitching up the covering material getting ready to cover. My stitching skills are decrepit. In hindsight I should have just set the machine to the traintrack/box stitch and be done with it.
...
10-04-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 79,846
Posted By JKEpps

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2123592http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2123593http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=212359...
09-25-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 79,846
Posted By JKEpps

OK, it's been kinda slow going. I'm practicing...

OK, it's been kinda slow going. I'm practicing with the application of the fabric and dope. I'd practiced this once years ago, but I forgot everything I learned. I didn't take any notes or record my...
Forum: Kit Building
09-15-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 279,742
Posted By JKEpps

Awesome! Thanks!

Awesome! Thanks!
Forum: Kit Building
09-15-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 279,742
Posted By JKEpps

Can I get in too? Looking to finish up my BUSA...

Can I get in too? Looking to finish up my BUSA 1/3 scale D.VII. Build thread:
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/giant-scale-aircraft-general-467/9096506-1-3-scale-balsa-usa-fokker-d-vii-build.html
...
09-13-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 79,846
Posted By JKEpps

Can't believe it's been nearly 4 years since i...

Can't believe it's been nearly 4 years since i worked on this plane. I'm back at it though! Goal is to be done by November. Ambitious, but let's see!
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