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Forum: RC Jets
06-17-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Yes, it's been out there for a long time. I have...

Yes, it's been out there for a long time. I have a copy that goes back to 2008.....
Forum: RC Jets
06-14-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 91,683
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Hi guys, Last weekend one of the main...

Hi guys,

Last weekend one of the main undercarriage dampening cylinders started collapsing on my F-104. On all other models this is normally easy to sort out - simply pressurise with air and if...
Forum: RC Jets
06-11-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Skymaster is second to none when it comes to...

Skymaster is second to none when it comes to after-sales-service, absolutely 5 STAR.

JanR
Forum: RC Jets
05-30-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,514
Posted By Springbok Flyer

How far behind the jet is the ideal situation for...

How far behind the jet is the ideal situation for the deployed chute? I am about to use mine for the first time and would appreciate your input. I am using a Details4Scale chute and it has about an...
Forum: RC Jets
05-29-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Springbok Flyer

I have only used the Mil Spec oils (Aero Shell,...

I have only used the Mil Spec oils (Aero Shell, Mobil Turbine and BP Turbine) as approved by AMT in all my turbines since 1996 (JC, KT and AMT). Never had any problems, so why risk changing......?
...
Forum: RC Jets
05-17-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 119,909
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Absolutely agree Mike. Forums are there for users...

Absolutely agree Mike. Forums are there for users to ask questions and discuss ideas and problems. Too often on the PB forum offence is taken when there was absolutely none intended. Often the answer...
Forum: RC Jets
05-17-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 119,909
Posted By Springbok Flyer

I have now used my CORE for more than a year. I...

I have now used my CORE for more than a year. I have converted 25 large models (including 11 turbine models) from my Futaba 18MZ. I have prior to that also owned many other Futaba and Multiplex...
05-14-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,802
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Question Is this still in the same plane? Or have you...

Is this still in the same plane? Or have you changed the installation too when you changed fuels?

JanR
Forum: RC Jets
05-14-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 119,909
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Just look up the CORE order form on the website -...

Just look up the CORE order form on the website - there is a picture with all the switches as standard and the various options you can have.

Jan
Forum: RC Jets
05-12-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 119,909
Posted By Springbok Flyer

I customised the switch layout to match the...

I customised the switch layout to match the layout I have used for many years on my 18MZ. Most of the switches can be user installed if you later decide to make a change - however two of the top...
Forum: RC Jets
05-03-2021, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 119,909
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Agree, I do the same Dave. JanR

Agree, I do the same Dave.

JanR
Forum: RC Jets
04-28-2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,525
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Thumbs up Absolutely agree. Don't know Dan, but met Jack...

Absolutely agree. Don't know Dan, but met Jack back in 1997 at the JWM and met up again at BITW 2018 - each time it was a pleasure and inspiration!!

JanR
Forum: RC Jets
04-26-2021, 12:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,525
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Totally agree with Dan. I flew one with an AMT...

Totally agree with Dan. I flew one with an AMT Mercury HP and it was great, especially once I had added some more nose weight.

Enjoy,

JanR
Forum: RC Jets
04-18-2021, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 119,909
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Thumbs up [QUOTE=AngusMc;12673672]I decided to quickly draw...

[QUOTE=AngusMc;12673672]I decided to quickly draw up a slip on foot and 3D print to see how they work, they work well, snug fit and just slide over the back hoops, don’t interfere and pop off in a...
Forum: RC Jets
04-16-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 119,909
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Thanks Dave, those look great. If you ever have...

Thanks Dave, those look great. If you ever have an order (worth the shipping cost and wait during COVID) for someone in Brisbane and you can include a set for me, it will be much appreciated.
...
Forum: RC Jets
04-15-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 119,909
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Dave, Could you please post a photo? ...

Dave,

Could you please post a photo?

JanR
Forum: RC Jets
04-15-2021, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 119,909
Posted By Springbok Flyer

I have the same problem picking up my CORE from...

I have the same problem picking up my CORE from the LHS, then activating the top RHS long switch which I use as a throttle cut on my nitro planes. Very frustrating to cut the motor accidentally just...
Forum: RC Jets
04-12-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Yes Paul, very good advice. I also use a setup...

Yes Paul, very good advice. I also use a setup whereby the smoke pump only operates above 1/4 throttle for the same reason as you mentioned. Very easy to spray oil into the turbine and kill the flame...
Forum: RC Jets
04-11-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Hi SatDave, This is how I did the...

Hi SatDave,

This is how I did the installation on my CARF Tucano. Basically a Y-connection in the oil feed from the pump to a tube in each exhaust outlet. This tubing enters the exhaust and...
Forum: RC Jets
04-11-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By Springbok Flyer

I actually fly with Derek and observed this leak....

I actually fly with Derek and observed this leak. It was simply a blow-out in one of the tiny airlines along the inside of the fuselage towards the one airbrake. As Len has also observed, these tiny...
Forum: RC Jets
03-26-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 119,909
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Thanks Andy, the FBL is not a problem as it is...

Thanks Andy, the FBL is not a problem as it is basically taken care of in the FBL controller programming. I am about to download the one that Kai is offering (Heli Test) on the PB forum for FB. I was...
Forum: RC Jets
03-26-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 119,909
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Good to see I'm not the only one that feels that...

Good to see I'm not the only one that feels that way.....

JanR
Forum: RC Jets
03-25-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 119,909
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Completely agree after my 46 years in the RC...

Completely agree after my 46 years in the RC hobby.

JanR
Forum: RC Jets
03-25-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 119,909
Posted By Springbok Flyer

Andy, Please can you confirm if you are...

Andy,

Please can you confirm if you are referring to the setup of a FB or FBL heli?

JanR
Forum: RC Jets
03-19-2021, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 119,909
Posted By Springbok Flyer

I basically do the same Dave. My gyro effect is...

I basically do the same Dave. My gyro effect is also minimul and setup the same. I operate my flaps with one of the side levers and therefor stay proportional across the mixing dependant on the flap...
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