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08-16-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 17,772
Posted By ccostant

I picked up one of these used. No manual. Does...

I picked up one of these used. No manual. Does anyone have the location of the CG and recommended throw for the surfaces.
Forum: RC Jets
12-12-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,898
Posted By ccostant

Pst 1300

Hi David,

That's excellent news. I decided to go ahead and do the upgrade with the XICOY ECU. Also, it's nice to hear that you have someone to do the regular service. I assuming that Turbine...
Forum: RC Jets
12-09-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,898
Posted By ccostant

Pst 1300 Fadec

I meant to type David not Davie, sorry.
Forum: RC Jets
12-09-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,898
Posted By ccostant

Pst 1300 Fadec

Hi Davie, thanks for the reply. Did you use the existing thermocouple (with a change of the plug to a JR type)?

Carl
Forum: RC Jets
12-09-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,898
Posted By ccostant

XICOY FADEC ECU upgrade

I just recently came into possession of a PST 1300R turbine and I'm thinking about doing the FADEC upgrade. I just wanted to see if anyone had any advice on doing the upgrade. I was wondering if you...
Forum: Marketplace
11-18-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By ccostant

As far as I know it would have to go back to PST...

As far as I know it would have to go back to PST Jets.

Our Repair nad Services (http://www.pstjets.com/RC_models/services.php)
Forum: Marketplace
11-07-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By ccostant

PST 1300R Turbine

PST 1300R turbine with 4 hours, 23 min total run time and 67 starts. Comes with everything you need to run.
- GDT (Ground Display Terminal)
- TEMS (Turbine Engine Management System)
- Fuel Pump
-...
02-19-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,429
Posted By ccostant

Yeah as model building continues to diminish I'm...

Yeah as model building continues to diminish I'm finding there are less parts available than there use to be. I did the same for access to the linkage. Never had to do a repair but you know if you...
02-15-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,429
Posted By ccostant

Yes I did modify the bottom spar to gain...

Yes I did modify the bottom spar to gain clearance for the wheel well. Originally the retracts were ahead of the spar but when I refurb'd the plane I decided to move them to a more scale position....
02-14-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,429
Posted By ccostant

Unfortunately I don't have any video but I can...

Unfortunately I don't have any video but I can say it's a great flyer. It really doesn't have any bad habits. I always hear guys say they're afraid that Spits won't track straight on take off with...
02-13-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,429
Posted By ccostant

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

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2200855http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2200857

I did this on mine. It's a bit of work but scale position for...
01-24-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,791
Posted By ccostant

I did exactly the same baffle as ForcesR, i.e....

I did exactly the same baffle as ForcesR, i.e. Roger, on a Top Flite P-51 with a DLE 55RA. So far this engine runs better than the 2 DA50s I have. Top end RPM @ 7000 and idle @ 1350. Ran it all last...
01-07-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By ccostant

I always like a little extra power on warbirds...

I always like a little extra power on warbirds just in case you need it or the engine isn't tuned just right. Remember you can always throttle it back. A larger engine will allow you to use a 3 blade...
01-07-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By ccostant

For gas, I would consider something in the 35cc...

For gas, I would consider something in the 35cc range. DLE 35 comes to mind.
12-14-2016, 05:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,911
Posted By ccostant

+1 on the DLE 55RA in the TF P-51. Great...

+1 on the DLE 55RA in the TF P-51. Great combination.Very impressed with the DLE 55RA, I get ~ 1400 rpm at the low end and ~7000 at the high end. I put this one together last year.
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11-23-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 468,655
Posted By ccostant

Yes. I'm really looking for the silver center...

Yes. I'm really looking for the silver center drop tank but would definitely buy the whole package if I can find one.
11-22-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 468,655
Posted By ccostant

I'm looking for a belly drop tank that came with...

I'm looking for a belly drop tank that came with the Hangar 9 P-47 150 size. I think the 30cc also came with one. Anyone have a belly drop tank that they are willing to sell?
Forum: Beginners
09-02-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,721
Posted By ccostant

I would strongly recommend joining a club. As...

I would strongly recommend joining a club. As others have said you will gain from the collective experience of others. From different types of airplanes, engines, field gear, building methods, and...
08-30-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 28,031
Posted By ccostant

On radial engine warbirds I always think Zenoah...

On radial engine warbirds I always think Zenoah first. Typical you need the weight up front anyway and Zenoahs are pretty much bullet proof plus they dissipate heat much better than the lighter...
08-19-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 68,767
Posted By ccostant

Looks like another P-51 for me in the near...

Looks like another P-51 for me in the near future. They're making it very hard to skip buying one!
08-17-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 68,767
Posted By ccostant

Oooooh. If true, a version in the Gunfighter...

Oooooh. If true, a version in the Gunfighter scheme would be nice. Is it in fact a TopRCModels P-51? Where did you find the picture?
08-15-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By ccostant

I hear ya, Sounds like a plan.

I hear ya, Sounds like a plan.
08-15-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By ccostant

He has the DLE30, 1.86 cu.in. per the DLE manual...

He has the DLE30, 1.86 cu.in. per the DLE manual and 18 x 8, 18 x 10, 19 x 8 or 20 x 8 recommended. Mine flew well with the G38. I would expect the DLE 30 to fly it okay but If you want to fly with...
08-15-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 28,031
Posted By ccostant

Nice!

Nice!
08-14-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By ccostant

First flew mine with a Zenoah G38/Mejzlik 18x10...

First flew mine with a Zenoah G38/Mejzlik 18x10 with the original covering, 19.5 lbs. Later striped the covering and glassed/painted it and upgraded to Zenoah G45/Mejzlik 20x10.

I think the DLE...
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