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09-06-2011, 10:18 AM
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Posted By jrjohn

RE: Meister Platinum 109 or Bust Ya'll!!

PJ, when you get to installing the DA85, let me know, I have a sollution for the choke. (always a pain on the DA85) I'll send it to you for free if it looks like it will work

john
09-06-2011, 09:30 AM
11-27-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7,327
Views: 549,926
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Extreme Flight 87

Mine is still in service, I had to do a little rebuild as well, it has hundreds of flights on it. Weight is 14.75 pounds w/o the wheel pants. My Buddie JRV has a new one in the box and he's putting...
11-21-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7,327
Views: 549,926
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Extreme Flight 87

I never had any issues with it snaping on full elevator imputs, oh maybe once. The plane is probably a little less stable for IMAC but for 3D I think it's a dream. It responds to all imputs quicker...
11-20-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7,327
Views: 549,926
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Extreme Flight 87

I have both, depends on your flying style, lets just say my 88 hangs on the wall, and I fly the 87'' If you don't buy it, please tell me where it is so I can.
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

Dennis, until 2 months ago, I was saying the same thing. I just could not believe all these stories about JR locking out, or coming unbound. Then it happened, my reciever unbound in flight. Its a...
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

I'd probably go with Futaba. I've had JR all my life. No problems until 2.4
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

You don't have to tell me, JR 2.4 cost me a 33% plane, totally destroyed after it few away not taking any comands. Horizon refuses to admit anything, they think because the failure rate is low, that...
Forum: RC Jets
09-13-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

I have a 9303, the only way I will use it is with two receivers/batteries
Forum: RC Jets
09-13-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

Sounds like it could be a transmitter issue???? What transmitter you using?
Forum: RC Jets
09-13-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

I feel for you man, when it was all over, was your receiver still bound? In my case the receiver came unbound. What information did the data log give you?
Forum: RC Jets
07-28-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

They are obviously in denial
Forum: RC Jets
07-27-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

The system was purchased in feb of 2009, I called Horizon when I received my system, we determined there were no updates needed. It already had the quick link software. Everything sure worked great...
Forum: RC Jets
07-27-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

Bob, whats your opinion as to why it became unbound? I'm lost on this one. I don't think fades and holds nomatter how many you have are supposed to unbind the receiver.
Forum: RC Jets
07-27-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

I did a range check previous to this incident, my data didn't even come close to what was considered no-go. All data was totally acceptable.
I just wish I had taken the data after the crash...
Forum: RC Jets
07-27-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

I called Horizon yesterday, left a message for a call back, I'm still waiting for the call. I'll have to call them again. Everything on my part is pure specualtion on why my system came unbound. ...
Forum: RC Jets
07-27-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

I was told this by a large JR dealer in the USA
Forum: RC Jets
07-27-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

I'm now being told that we should be following all the same guidelines for servo, switch, ignition and switch placement as we did with 72 mhz. As well as metal to metal conections.
Forum: RC Jets
07-27-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

Andy, are you talking about the problems that they had at Joe nall with 2.4? You say there is no more to say on this matter, but I wish you would say more because I'm not sure what your saying.
...
Forum: RC Jets
07-27-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

I was fine as well, until I wasn't anymore. It was a hell of a wakeup call
Forum: RC Jets
07-26-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

I'd like to update my last post with added information. My throttle servo was within 4 inches of the ignition. I was under the belief that with 2.4 this was OK, now I have learned it is not. Possibly...
Forum: RC Jets
07-26-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,863
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Total lock out on JR12 2.4Ghz

I lost a 33% Yak yesterday. first flight of the day. Using a 4800 Fromeco on the receiver, deans connectors into a smartfly regulator with a fail safe switch. Two power leads from the smartfly...
10-24-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 214,862
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Aviation Models 33% Yak Build Thread

The piston update was supposed to cure part of the vibration problem. Mine did vibrate too much before, it's much better now. You took the words right out of my mouth regarding the spinner on the...
10-23-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 214,862
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Aviation Models 33% Yak Build Thread

Did you notice a decrease in vibration? I sure did
10-16-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 214,862
Posted By jrjohn

RE: Aviation Models 33% Yak Build Thread

I bought the small one because I didn't want to cut the bottom of the cowl too much, it's louder than hell
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