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Forum: RC Jets
12-08-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 84,965
Posted By mauryr

No, there should be a piece of alum tube in the...

No, there should be a piece of alum tube in the front as well. I modified it so that a piano wire inserted from the front grabs into the anti rotation pin and the main spar and locks the stab without...
Forum: RC Jets
10-15-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 63,268
Posted By mauryr

Just put a festo valve on each line and problem...

Just put a festo valve on each line and problem solved, you can then refuel to both tanks at the same time and also control flow if one fills more than the other
Forum: RC Jets
10-15-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 63,268
Posted By mauryr

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10-14-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,786
Posted By mauryr

Or maybe you just don't see it? It does glow...

Or maybe you just don't see it?
It does glow bright in all my engines
Forum: RC Jets
08-10-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,488
Posted By mauryr

Trims take a long time to actuate and if you miss...

Trims take a long time to actuate and if you miss one or 2 clicks by mistake, you may set your engine to a different idle point. The engine may start anyways, but shutdown in flight due to a bogus...
Forum: RC Jets
08-10-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,488
Posted By mauryr

You can use 2 switches to enable the 2 engines...

You can use 2 switches to enable the 2 engines and one as kill switch to both. Don't use trims for engine control, it's lame and error prone.
07-02-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,301
Posted By mauryr

Had one develop a leak, but no failures. And this...

Had one develop a leak, but no failures. And this was not a kingtech pump, but one of the third party ones provided with an engine I bought in 2013. Forgot the brand unfortunately
Forum: RC Jets
06-22-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 84,965
Posted By mauryr

I flew my rebel pros with a k180G and with a...

I flew my rebel pros with a k180G and with a k210g2, and to be entirely honest, I hardly notice the difference. It does have a little bit better vertical, but it's really not much of a difference....
Forum: RC Jets
06-16-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 84,965
Posted By mauryr

In the original, you're supposed to put a rod...

In the original, you're supposed to put a rod across the anti rotating pin and a bolt in the back below the rudder. In mine I set it up so that the rod goes all the way to the back beyond the spar...
Forum: RC Jets
06-14-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 84,965
Posted By mauryr

What I can see happening in the original version...

What I can see happening in the original version the rods may work themselves loose over time. To counter that I gave a little bit of a bend to the metal in order to create some additional friction...
Forum: RC Jets
06-14-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 84,965
Posted By mauryr

Me too, also corrected with a bit of hysol. But...

Me too, also corrected with a bit of hysol. But to be honest I even had more than a few flights where one of the middle reinforcements were loose, and also the brace was only glued to one side......
Forum: RC Jets
06-14-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 84,965
Posted By mauryr

I honestly can't imagine mine ever doing that,...

I honestly can't imagine mine ever doing that, even without the center pins. The carbon pin in the front is like 5 cm long or more, and it bites into solid plywood/fiberglass. In the back I have a...
Forum: RC Jets
06-10-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By mauryr

This is not quite true: the length of the pipe...

This is not quite true: the length of the pipe influences the drag on the fuel as well. Try sucking air from a 1 cm straw and then do the same with a 1m one of the same inner diameter.
The reason...
Forum: RC Jets
06-05-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 108,373
Posted By mauryr

Ah yeah, I remember now, you used the lost foam...

Ah yeah, I remember now, you used the lost foam method. The way I did this was slightly different: I covered the plug with tape, covered the tape in soap/body cream and then, when I cut the molded...
Forum: RC Jets
06-03-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 108,373
Posted By mauryr

You can also just lay the fabric on the mold and...

You can also just lay the fabric on the mold and then cut the finished thing in 2 with a dremel. One band of fiberglass to reinforce the joint and voila'
Forum: RC Jets
05-19-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 84,965
Posted By mauryr

what happened to your canopy?

what happened to your canopy?
Forum: RC Jets
05-19-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 84,965
Posted By mauryr

I think mine came out at 15 kg plus fuel with a...

I think mine came out at 15 kg plus fuel with a k180 so yeah, 33 lbs sounds just right
Forum: RC Jets
04-17-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 305,245
Posted By mauryr

I took some time today to try and fix them. The...

I took some time today to try and fix them. The bigger ones look like they can sorta be reliable, but the smaller ones are not designed well. The head where the shaft comes out doesn't seem like it...
Forum: RC Jets
04-17-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 305,245
Posted By mauryr

Hey everybody, how's your experience with the SM...

Hey everybody, how's your experience with the SM pistons?
I'm finally getting around to installing the air system and I m considering what to do.
Is it worth it to try and pressure test these,...
03-17-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,186
Posted By mauryr

K210 G2 Dripping on startup

Hello,
I've recently had to switch fuel back to diesel and I can't seem to get a good clean start out of this engine anymore. I was using pure kerosene before and had no issues but now, no matter...
Forum: RC Jets
09-11-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,134
Posted By mauryr

That's exactly his point ;)

That's exactly his point ;)
Forum: RC Jets
09-10-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,134
Posted By mauryr

See post #2, call it a loss and buy kingtech.

See post #2, call it a loss and buy kingtech.
08-30-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,710
Posted By mauryr

With the original xicoy ecu, pumps could end up...

With the original xicoy ecu, pumps could end up running uncontrollably if the ecu was damaged (I think a mosfet could fail closed after overheating).
Not sure about the kingtech ecu... odds are...
08-21-2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,475
Posted By mauryr

You can just solder the wires sideways and cover...

You can just solder the wires sideways and cover with hotglue and heatshrink, works wonders
Forum: RC Jets
08-21-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 305,245
Posted By mauryr

Yes, futaba SBUS Servos. Their latest is a 70 kg...

Yes, futaba SBUS Servos. Their latest is a 70 kg servo, I put these on the elevators as the 30 kg ones were occasionally hunting for the center.
Or, if you want to go lower budget (they are pretty...
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