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Forum: RC Jets
10-13-2021, 03:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,050
Posted By Flite-Metal

Original Vacuum Form Part Replacement

Scott,

Can't imagine your vacuum formed parts were in much different shape than ours. We created high temp plugs for them to pull with more durable plastic than the original (aka thin) cracked and...
10-12-2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,312
Posted By Flite-Metal

After the passing of Sam's mother he is going to...

After the passing of Sam's mother he is going to be busy settling things for the next month. This will push us back until after the first of 2022.
Forum: RC Jets
10-11-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

They use RoboKiller...Well it should be named...

They use RoboKiller...Well it should be named call killer

I had to call 3 times...

1st: Hung up on me.
2nd. Accepted my name but would not accept retracts (keyword) as an acceptable reason for...
Forum: RC Jets
10-11-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

If Not You, Then Who?

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/300x160/a6e_sketchmac4_a9b9d53b99ec1c34801d2bd0fa151d94cfe5817f_76d054d8c619241126131863bedb0232367877cb.png

Would you recommend...
Forum: RC Jets
10-09-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/300x160/a6e_sketchmac4_a9b9d53b99ec1c34801d2bd0fa151d94cfe5817f.png
Paul,

I didn't think you'd be interested in creating gear for...
Forum: RC Jets
10-09-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

Stephen would probably prefer..."Flight Of The...

Stephen would probably prefer..."Flight Of The Intruder (https://www.qbbooks.com/pictures/medium/32855.jpg)" ... :)
Forum: RC Jets
10-09-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

Paul, Thank you for your contribution to...

Paul,

Thank you for your contribution to this discussion of Assembler/Builder service charges. With respect to the subject of landing gear, Sam and I relied on Robart's vast experience to...
Forum: RC Jets
10-09-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

Paul, Why would Robart have spec'd the upgraded...

Paul,
Why would Robart have spec'd the upgraded 150HD10E if it would not work? Like I said before...if you want to design a scale gear for the MAC6's go for it.
Forum: RC Jets
10-08-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

EDF~Turbine Which And Why

Send us your turbine question using the MAC6's website (http://www.mac-models.com).
Forum: RC Jets
10-08-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

Patrick, Thank you for your post. The 6's...

Patrick,

Thank you for your post. The 6's will be released with all formers in the layup...unless requests for a turbine option are received which will alter the mounting cradle to accomodate new...
Forum: RC Jets
10-08-2021, 02:05 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

Shaun, Thank you for your input. It has been...

Shaun,

Thank you for your input. It has been said the 6's would be similar to the build-out of the Yellow F-18. This of course is only a baseline. Actual pricing can only be calculated as a result...
Forum: RC Jets
10-06-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

Landing Gear

Paul,

Thank you for asking.

Our chosen gear is the 150HD10E lengthened to 14" with a resin sheath molded with Robart's strut OD.
CAD strut is broken down to individual parts contributing to a...
Forum: RC Jets
10-06-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

A6 Landing Gear.

I reverse engineered three CAD gear piece and part of each in order to reduce the complexity of the 6's mains. Similar to the F-14, the 6's mains stand straight but retract rotated forward within the...
Forum: RC Jets
10-06-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

I want to thank everyone for their...

I want to thank everyone for their posts~contributions to discussion of our A6 project.

If anyone takes issue with this thread. The solution is to simply delete it from your subscriptions. Life...
10-05-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,312
Posted By Flite-Metal

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1252x757/90percent_4de34d1ef2f18c69354e6f8a53b152974bcf3641.png...
Forum: RC Jets
10-04-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

There's fender bender...:^) Bama won again! The...

There's fender bender...:^) Bama won again! The confusion appears to be contagious...pot'a'to or potato which is it in Bama? Tater?
Forum: RC Jets
10-04-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

Thank you for your input.

This is not a credibility issue nor would that matter anyway...;) These jets are four models of Grumman A6 Intruders...not, nor intended to be, 1:5.5 replicas.

I recognize the wording in the...
Forum: RC Jets
10-04-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

Symantics: 1:1 A6 Flap Is Too Weak For A 1:5.5 Model

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My reply is with the original post
Forum: RC Jets
10-04-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

A6 Fuselage Panel Definition

Basspilot,

Thank you for asking.

Answering your initial question...The one piece movie fuselage utilized as the plug for our upgrading to a two piece fuselage had no panel line definition....
Forum: RC Jets
10-03-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

Wing

Ron,
Not doing deceleron in first 6 so that saves a ton of time. Slats and activation frames (4) are in the foam wing cut so I may only do spoileron on #1. There is no air system. A retract, retract...
Forum: RC Jets
10-03-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

One Man's Spoileron Is Another's Flaperon...etc.

Franklin,

Thank you for your post. All help is appreciated.:

However...

Spoileron: (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spoileron) While it is true NAVAIR 01-85ADA-1(1-45) refers to spoilerons...
Forum: RC Jets
10-03-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

Ravill, For the same reason someone would...

Ravill,

For the same reason someone would use a pair of turbines.
Forum: RC Jets
10-02-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

Hi Kevin, Long time no see. I rarely get to...

Hi Kevin,

Long time no see. I rarely get to Scobbe though I live only four miles away. We simply wanted to know what people were currently charging for "whatever" level of assembly. Post #2...
Forum: RC Jets
10-01-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

There was a delay due to health issues and the...

There was a delay due to health issues and the death of two family members during the two years of this project.
We are back on track as planned. Gear was resolved last year. With the exception of a...
Forum: RC Jets
10-01-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,469
Posted By Flite-Metal

This is where the actual assembly aspect of these...

This is where the actual assembly aspect of these four 6's were showcased in the design thread. I suppose a few simple illustrations will serve to show prefab aspects of the design. To understand...
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