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Forum: RC Jets
07-20-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4,008
Views: 598,932
Posted By Boomerang1

Have a look at this review, quite detailed, it...

Have a look at this review, quite detailed, it may have the information you need.

https://rcdon.com/html/the_bobcat-75_project.html

Failing that what info do you need? Mine is flying & I can...
Forum: RC Jets
07-10-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4,008
Views: 598,932
Posted By Boomerang1

Perhaps you aren't folding it correctly? A few...

Perhaps you aren't folding it correctly? A few more staples may be needed?

Here to help!
Forum: RC Jets
07-09-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4,008
Views: 598,932
Posted By Boomerang1

Still got mine, still flying it! :D

Still got mine, still flying it! :D
Forum: RC Jets
06-11-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By Boomerang1

Superb flying! Not much room for error on...

Superb flying!

Not much room for error on that flying site.
05-23-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,678
Posted By Boomerang1

An old free flight trick is to lock the wheels...

An old free flight trick is to lock the wheels onto a rotating axle so they both rotate together.

Of course this would mean taxiing is no longer practical - your choice.
Forum: RC Jets
04-14-2021, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By Boomerang1

I cannot speak for the Wren 44 gold but my early,...

I cannot speak for the Wren 44 gold but my early, manual start, gas start, glow plug 44 would not start on premium diesel.

It did start & run on residual Jet A fuel in the pump & fuel line but...
Forum: RC Jets
04-08-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,486
Posted By Boomerang1

Even more disappointing that a family owned...

Even more disappointing that a family owned business, as opposed to some big corporation owned by shareholders with the executives out of touch
with the consumer, could not simply resolve the...
Forum: RC Jets
04-04-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 38,730
Posted By Boomerang1

Congratulations Javad, you obviously had the...

Congratulations Javad, you obviously had the right test pilot on the job, well done Dave.

Between Javad & Alasdair having success with their scratch builds it's inspiration for me
to get mine...
Forum: RC Jets
04-03-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,793
Posted By Boomerang1

Congratulations Alasdair, great to hear you had...

Congratulations Alasdair, great to hear you had success!

A great looking model, much better than a 'proof of concept' model has to be.
Forum: RC Jets
03-19-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,498
Posted By Boomerang1

Looks like Mike Vassar & Robart need to go to the...

Looks like Mike Vassar & Robart need to go to the Kingtech school of customer service!

Outstanding service & good will.
...
Forum: RC Jets
03-02-2021, 02:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,486
Posted By Boomerang1

Why should Fabio pay a penny? Robart stuffed up,...

Why should Fabio pay a penny? Robart stuffed up, Robart should make things right again, so what if it's a sale from a couple of years ago.

Whatever happened to 'good will' towards customers.
...
Forum: RC Jets
02-19-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,793
Posted By Boomerang1

Is the excessive retract travel really a problem,...

Is the excessive retract travel really a problem, particularly on a proof of concept model?
Doesn't this just mean they will tuck up a little further into the fuselage?
Forum: RC Jets
01-13-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By Boomerang1

Remember you can limit travel on air cylinders by...

Remember you can limit travel on air cylinders by sliding lengths of plastic tube on the shaft,
handy if the geometry of the linkages is not quite right.
Forum: RC Jets
01-08-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,346
Posted By Boomerang1

Yeah, sometimes life gets in the way of long...

Yeah, sometimes life gets in the way of long projects, good to see you have re-started.

A couple of guys co-built a couple of large Vampires in Oz many years ago, I'm pretty sure they were of...
Forum: RC Jets
12-04-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By Boomerang1

Wren pipes used to come as single walled pipes...

Wren pipes used to come as single walled pipes but with instructions to convert them to dual wall
pipes using a cylinder made from litho (thin aluminium) sheet.

Could you ad that to the HAB pipe?
Forum: RC Jets
12-04-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,322
Posted By Boomerang1

Ah, what? The volume of the air has nothing...

Ah, what?

The volume of the air has nothing to do with restrictors anywhere, likewise they have nothing to do with pressure in the overall system.
All restrictors do is effect the speed of air...
Forum: RC Jets
12-02-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,322
Posted By Boomerang1

Have you considered using an variable rate...

Have you considered using an variable rate control valve, that's what I use.

https://robart.com/products/variable-rate-control-valve-red
Forum: RC Jets
10-01-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By Boomerang1

Great to see some unusual aircraft modelled,...

Great to see some unusual aircraft modelled, first time I've seen the Sabreliner built for RC.

B-36's aren't that common either, some progressive modellers at your field.
Forum: RC Jets
09-09-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 27,923
Posted By Boomerang1

Tweaked the nose on mine when I built a smaller...

Tweaked the nose on mine when I built a smaller version (pic on page 1 of the thread).
Forum: RC Jets
06-05-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 38,730
Posted By Boomerang1

I'm building an Aermacchi 339. Link to the...

I'm building an Aermacchi 339. Link to the second last page, you can work your way back from there.

https://www.rcscalebuilder.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=2769&PN=2&TPN=16

A project that's...
Forum: RC Jets
06-05-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 38,730
Posted By Boomerang1

Will you be adding braces, to replace the former...

Will you be adding braces, to replace the former sections you removed, to maintain fuselage stiffness?
Lovely timberwork.

Fortunately I'm on the other side of a scratch build, mine's in primer &...
Forum: RC Jets
06-01-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 38,730
Posted By Boomerang1

As a scratch builder this thread is very...

As a scratch builder this thread is very interesting, watching keenly!

Interested to see how the rear engine/CG situation works out.
Forum: RC Jets
05-27-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 34,856
Posted By Boomerang1

'Main gear doors. Gap is required with the Dubro...

'Main gear doors. Gap is required with the Dubro hinges to allow door to open 90. I’m tearing this out for piano hinges currently'

Unless you feel the need for extra strength just fill the gaps...
Forum: RC Jets
01-03-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By Boomerang1

It looks like a standard type servo driving the...

It looks like a standard type servo driving the gear train. Yes, you will gain torque but lose angular movement.
The servo will still only travel the standard movement, 120 degrees max? The...
Forum: RC Jets
12-21-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 965
Posted By Boomerang1

Contact the VFSAA via the contacts on their...

Contact the VFSAA via the contacts on their membership page on their website:

https://vfsaa.org.au/about/membership/

One of their members, David Law, has one of these Vampires, he may be able...
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