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Forum: RC Jets
05-12-2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Excellent color match.:cool:

Excellent color match.:cool:
Forum: RC Jets
03-18-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Not written them off but in the past year years...

Not written them off but in the past year years if see Turbines returned from the 25 hr check and had the rear bearing seized then waiting three months for the turnaround to the client .Other guys...
Forum: RC Jets
03-18-2022, 12:19 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Scott, great to hear there were a few Rebel Max...

Scott, great to hear there were a few Rebel Max left from the recent shipment. My Rebel Pro is in-transit, customs are clearing .

Its good that Kingtech is replacing the engine but now they are...
Forum: RC Jets
03-18-2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Find it very silent after the news you presented...

Find it very silent after the news you presented Scott........................!:confused:
Forum: RC Jets
03-16-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Thumbs up It's very fixable with a guy who knows how to lay...

It's very fixable with a guy who knows how to lay up fibreglass and I had a great friend here who walk me through the steps when I had to rebuild the nose of my Viper.
Forum: RC Jets
03-16-2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

I'm in awe at the damage to the turbine disc...

I'm in awe at the damage to the turbine disc breaking in half and sending shrapnel from the vanes and taking out the station turbine vanes. OMG.......Like a grenade blew up !

As you noted the...
Forum: RC Jets
03-16-2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Scott thanks for posting this video. Great...

Scott thanks for posting this video. Great recovery from the shotgun sound of the turbine to a very great landing under the circumstances. I didn't know if you would post the video but it's very...
Forum: RC Jets
03-15-2022, 08:46 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Love the flight characteristics, nice short take...

Love the flight characteristics, nice short take off with that power and beautiful landing. Well done.
Forum: RC Jets
02-11-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Nice and clean do you have a dry weight as is?

Nice and clean do you have a dry weight as is?
Forum: RC Jets
02-08-2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Great work Scott, nicely done.

Great work Scott, nicely done.
Forum: RC Jets
02-01-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

I noticed in your photo that it's at rear seam...

I noticed in your photo that it's at rear seam where the fuse joins and the front block is only inches ahead of the wing.

It appears the length is three feet with at least a foot lost into the...
Forum: RC Jets
02-01-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Wink That foam block looked like a yoga block, looks...

That foam block looked like a yoga block, looks like it straddles the rear part of the fuse fairly close.

The front block placed near the gear door might be loose from side to side and remember...
Forum: RC Jets
01-31-2022, 05:22 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

I guess you don't have a garage ? will get...

I guess you don't have a garage ? will get messy and smell with the Jet fuel.
Forum: RC Jets
01-31-2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

What would be the eye opener is checking the CG...

What would be the eye opener is checking the CG with full tanks and measure.
Forum: RC Jets
01-31-2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Ah I found the manual Mike McConville sent to me...

Ah I found the manual Mike McConville sent to me for Pro and Max planes.

No manufacturer will tell you to add a reserve amount of fuel load and then balance the plane but it just common sense.
...
Forum: RC Jets
01-31-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

So what does the manual say for CG , added 1"...

So what does the manual say for CG , added 1" fuel and Check CG again.
Forum: RC Jets
01-31-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Nice setup and amazing low dry weight at 46lbs ....

Nice setup and amazing low dry weight at 46lbs . So the CG you did was only with a fuel Map tank and nothing in the main tank.

So I guess rule of thumb is to have about 1" or 2.5cm in the tank...
Forum: RC Jets
12-30-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Found some photos of how I assembled the Viper...

Found some photos of how I assembled the Viper tank, installed it with clear ploy tubing and just Tygon for filling.

...
Forum: RC Jets
12-29-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

It is, you can purchase it from McMasters at a...

It is, you can purchase it from McMasters at a good price any length. I've used it in all my gasers and even in my fuel jugs and line for refuelling. It never gets hard like Tygon and doesn't expand...
Forum: RC Jets
12-29-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Scott looks great, I did my tank exactly like...

Scott looks great, I did my tank exactly like this and found the Tygon didn't allow the pickup to easily move into the corners also over time it becomes less flexible.
So I removed the assembly and...
Forum: RC Jets
12-24-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Nice Scott The smoothed out Hysol just looks...

Nice Scott
The smoothed out Hysol just looks more professional, the weight I won't be concerned but the extra cost of the wasted hysol is hard to justify.
Good job .
Forum: RC Jets
12-20-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Red face With that bling UAT I guess you should show it...

With that bling UAT I guess you should show it off, I guess I would too. Didn't realize that there is any space down below for the UAT I guess after seeing the Huracon of Jonathans that there would...
Forum: RC Jets
12-20-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Scott the reinforced top deck looks great, with...

Scott the reinforced top deck looks great, with all the electronics and the tank looks very clean and professional. Seems Jonathan has got you hooked up with the 3D parts we use in our planes they...
Forum: RC Jets
12-18-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

Scott, when I get my Pro, I will use 1/8 aircraft...

Scott, when I get my Pro, I will use 1/8 aircraft quality plywood with 9462 hysol to support the upper tray. If I gain 2-3 oz, the benefit of stiffness infuse is worth it to me
Is there enough space...
Forum: RC Jets
12-17-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,945
Posted By Skunkwrks

This is from the Rebel Pro Manual to use plywood...

This is from the Rebel Pro Manual to use plywood underneath the area for the electrons mounting.
It's on page 2 highlighted won't add too much weight but will help reinforce the fuselage from...
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