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Forum: RC Jets
02-17-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

There should also be a long thin piece of wood -...

There should also be a long thin piece of wood - 3mm X 15mm and 68cm long... that would be for the tail hook.
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Forum: RC Jets
02-17-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

The wood... i don't know what that is. The...

The wood... i don't know what that is. The bottom picture is for the tailhook.

I'll show how to install that in the next day or so.
Forum: RC Jets
02-17-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1493/af06b757_1151_4a39_a9d3_fe7d3990aaf2_6a117cfea444c98cec00804b74cc79afad53e24f.jpeg...
Forum: RC Jets
02-17-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1493/75d00eae_521c_40c6_a232_d4e50dd443a3_8acc1cfd80f5e34893bdcff443f42e067e5dab4b.jpeg...
Forum: RC Jets
02-17-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

Lots of progress... the major paint work is...

Lots of progress... the major paint work is completed.

Next up will be to install the rest of the radio/turbine gear.

Last will be to finish some airbrush work and weathering.
Forum: RC Jets
02-02-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

All the scuffing is finished and Im impressed on...

All the scuffing is finished and Im impressed on how good it looks already.

I started laying out the stripes and layed the white base down. Tonight I started the blue on the tips.

...
Forum: RC Jets
01-20-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

I mounted the front fuse guns... cut the slots...

I mounted the front fuse guns... cut the slots and used E-20HP to glue them in.


For the finish, I will be using the scuffing technique to simulate the aluminum.

I have the stabilizers, and...
Forum: RC Jets
01-12-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

Elevator/stab linkage, two carbon rods, drilled a...

Elevator/stab linkage, two carbon rods, drilled a few 1/16 holes in the ends and used Hysol E20HP to glue in the rod ends.

Im using 1 arms on the elevator.
...
Forum: RC Jets
01-12-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

To get the length of the linkage between the gear...

To get the length of the linkage between the gear and the door, I used the back side of the gear door base as a reference line... where the arrow points.

With th the gear retracted, I used a...
Forum: RC Jets
01-12-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

The main gear and gear doors are done. ...

The main gear and gear doors are done.

These are Electron, but the mechanism looks a little different than the normal ER50s...

I needed to make up 3mm multi-layer ply shims to go under the...
Forum: RC Jets
01-12-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,251
Posted By MattyMatt

July 23 - 25 Field of Dreams Jet Classic, RAMS...

July 23 - 25 Field of Dreams Jet Classic, RAMS Club, 1800 Poindexter Rd East Bend NC 27018

This is the first time for a jet specific event at RAMs. Awesome place to fly and great group of club...
Forum: RC Jets
01-11-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 140,430
Posted By MattyMatt

FYI: LMA -2 (large model airplanes) is...

FYI: LMA -2 (large model airplanes) is 77-125lbs.
LTMA-2 (large turbine model aircraft - jets) is 77-100lbs. And limited to 170mph.
Forum: RC Jets
01-10-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

Nose gear, front gear door and steering finished...

Nose gear, front gear door and steering finished up.

There was no hardware for the steering linkage included, so I used a clevis, 3mm rod with CF over it, and a 3/4” Servo arm.

The front door...
Forum: RC Jets
01-10-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

Just finished the easiest gear door install...

Just finished the easiest gear door install ever... an hour, and all three Servo driven doors are setup! All the hardware is included and cut to the right length.

1.25 arms on the mains, .75...
Forum: RC Jets
01-08-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

Making some progress on the Servo install. The...

Making some progress on the Servo install. The setup is super simple and includes all the hardware.

Rudder, Ailerons, Flaps are done! I’m running JR NXB8921’s on the Rudder, Elevators and Flaps,...
Forum: RC Jets
01-04-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

I'm guessing that the size of the plane was...

I'm guessing that the size of the plane was decided, and the scale followed... The hawks are the same way... they are: Tomahawk 1:3.5, Skymaster 1:3.65, CARF 1:3.75
Forum: RC Jets
01-02-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

I believe it is 1:4.675

I believe it is 1:4.675
Forum: RC Jets
01-02-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

They are actuators that CARF models provides with...

They are actuators that CARF models provides with the air brake kit. I believe they are electron.
Forum: RC Jets
01-02-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

The speed brake will be operated by two linear...

The speed brake will be operated by two linear actuators.

Excellent!
Forum: RC Jets
01-01-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

It will be powered by a Kingtech K-235. I’ll...

It will be powered by a Kingtech K-235.

I’ll be using a PowerBox Core Radio with 2 26D receivers, and probably run a PB Royal to manage everything onboard. I like the Royal for applications like...
Forum: RC Jets
01-01-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

Here are a few more with it slipped together. ...

Here are a few more with it slipped together.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1493/76a37a59_41b2_4d01_b2e4_59b83a6241e3_18c1baa85e346d112a3c07acc6db42eb9b11cd95.jpeg...
Forum: RC Jets
01-01-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

Earlier this week I received my CARF F-100D Kit! ...

Earlier this week I received my CARF F-100D Kit!

It came in 3 boxes, one with the wings/stabs, one with the front of the fuse, and one with the rear fuse and drop tanks. Everything came...
Forum: RC Jets
11-10-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 81,192
Posted By MattyMatt

wow... that is an amazing project! Great job......

wow... that is an amazing project! Great job... can't wait to see some more videos!
Forum: RC Jets
11-10-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,483
Posted By MattyMatt

CARF F-100 Lightweight Build

The new CARF F-100 is on the boat! This is the new lightweight revamped F-100... I spent some time with Andreas and the F-100 he had at Florida Jets in early 2020 (pre COVID19), and absolutely fell...
Forum: RC Jets
11-10-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,935
Posted By MattyMatt

I had a P220 and two P100's... and it was a mixed...

I had a P220 and two P100's... and it was a mixed answer in the US about running diesel.
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