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Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2020, 01:38 PM
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Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

Hi Bob, Glad to hear you were able to fly...

Hi Bob,
Glad to hear you were able to fly again. I am patiently waiting for Skymaster to finish up my F4 and get it shipped out. I plan to put the Kingtech 142g4 in the new one.

Keep flying and...
Forum: RC Jets
06-26-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

An update to my missing F4e Phantom. As of...

An update to my missing F4e Phantom.

As of today, it still has not be found. Since there are not many of these jets around, it will most likely show up somewhere. Now it will just be a matter of...
Forum: RC Jets
06-11-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

Hi Joe, I checked with AMA and it is a...

Hi Joe,

I checked with AMA and it is a secondary policy. They said it has to be taken from a locked vehicle or house. I am still going to submit and see if they will pay out. It was stolen at an...
Forum: RC Jets
06-09-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

Bob, I hope you get your good weather soon....

Bob,

I hope you get your good weather soon.

I will place my order with Dirk at Pacific RC Jets next week. Then the waiting will begin. At least this one should go quicker son e I already did...
Forum: RC Jets
05-24-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

Hi Everyone, Quick update on my missing F4...

Hi Everyone,

Quick update on my missing F4 Phantom. At this time, it still has not been found. Myself and others have been out searching all week. We used drones from above, as well as several...
Forum: RC Jets
05-19-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

Thank you Joe, Yes we have been searching...

Thank you Joe,

Yes we have been searching with drones and on foot. Many folks out at a time to try and locate it. There is not even a trace of it. Not going to give up, going back out today after...
Forum: RC Jets
05-18-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By F16Jeff

Missing F4e Phantom Apollo Xi Sepulveda Basin

Yesterday my buddy took the F4e off for maiden. Flame out just after take off. Gear and flaps were up and she was flying great for the short flight. Made left for return leg and my set it in the...
Forum: RC Jets
05-18-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

Maiden went bad.

Yesterday my buddy took the F4e off for maiden. Flame out just after take off. Gear and flaps were up and she was flying great for the short flight. Made left for return leg and my set it in the...
Forum: RC Jets
05-13-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

My F4e is complete

Today I worked on the final steps of radio and control setup, correcting any servo loads, tidy up all the loose wires, and secured air tanks and rx batteries. Only thing I do not have installed is...
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

Hi Joe, My servo wires are in that are on...

Hi Joe,

My servo wires are in that are on the fuse bottom. They are shielded and covered with aluminum tape. I am already in process of building shield and holder for the battery to keep it off...
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

Actually,just looked and I used Savox 1256tg on...

Actually,just looked and I used Savox 1256tg on both ailerons and flaps. I used the Savox 1230sg on stabilator.. I hope this helps.
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

I used the Savox 1250mg on ailerons and the Hitec...

I used the Savox 1250mg on ailerons and the Hitec HS-225mg on steering.
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

I am running all Savox servos except the steering...

I am running all Savox servos except the steering is a hitec servo. I would have to check the numbers. I went with a large single hi torque on the stabilator instead of two servos.
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

Good to hear, thank you for the quick reply. ...

Good to hear, thank you for the quick reply.

Jeff
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

Balancing my F4e

Hi all, I have the Xicoy CG Balancer. I took all the measurements and input into the balancer. At the beginning I had all my batteries and air tanks on the nose. Setting my initial cg at 253mm it let...
Forum: RC Jets
04-17-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

I just use the screw together type. They take a...

I just use the screw together type. They take a little more time at the field, but I like them and use them on all my aircraft with air gear and brakes.
...
Forum: RC Jets
04-17-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

Sure, here is a top pic and two from under the...

Sure, here is a top pic and two from under the stab.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/20200417_152606_4dd857a0b8439a822b229ee50d9f77051d880a89.jpg...
Forum: RC Jets
04-17-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

Just a final couple detail peices to attach on my...

Just a final couple detail peices to attach on my F4. I added the plates that move with the stabilator and they look great. It was easy to add the screws on top for the side peices. The bottom is...
Forum: RC Jets
04-08-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

If you have Major Woody close by, then I would do...

If you have Major Woody close by, then I would do this jet. I have been building rc aircraft for many years. There are enough details and pics in this thread that should get you through most if not...
Forum: RC Jets
04-08-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

If you are looking at the X-treme F4 from...

If you are looking at the X-treme F4 from Skymaster, it is a project when you get it. I would certainly do another one, but it is not an ARTF aircraft. You will need all electronics, turbine, and any...
Forum: RC Jets
04-05-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

My F4 came to life today.

Finally had some time off work this weekend. I work in the cruise industry and dealing with many guests being quarantined. Now most are home.

So now I have been finishing up a lot of the small...
Forum: RC Jets
02-11-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

Hi Luke, Thank you for the quick reply....

Hi Luke,

Thank you for the quick reply. Sorry to hear about your field and not being able to fly your jets. We have been successful so far in working with the FAA and nearby airport to continue...
Forum: RC Jets
02-10-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

Now everything is nearly completed on my...

Now everything is nearly completed on my Thunderbirds F4e Phantom. Some final questions, what is the optimum balance for maiden flight? More important, what size screws are used for the front wing...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-31-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,958
Posted By F16Jeff

I am another one who has plenty of supplies in my...

I am another one who has plenty of supplies in my hangar since my local hobby shops are inadequate. Plus when I build or assemble a new aircraft I purchase everything I need when I order it.

Jeff
Forum: RC Jets
01-31-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,516
Posted By F16Jeff

More progress

Last night I located and mounted all my equipment on the tray. The batteries and air tanks fit in the nose very well. Depending on balance, I will be able to add or remove as necessary. Tonight I...
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