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Forum: RC Jets
05-19-2022, 08:47 PM
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Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

What overall weight do you have with landing fuel...

What overall weight do you have with landing fuel in the main tank?
Forum: RC Jets
05-19-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Don’t measure the flaps to match. Stand at the...

Don’t measure the flaps to match. Stand at the nose, deploy full flap, lean forward/backwards to sight across the top of the flaps. Do they now look the same?

My Hot has to be really provoked to...
Forum: RC Jets
05-03-2022, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Adjust the flap!? Maximum drag, then you adjust...

Adjust the flap!?
Maximum drag, then you adjust power based on wind…
Forum: RC Jets
04-29-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

It’s a CARF model…the gear mounts are tough....

It’s a CARF model…the gear mounts are tough. Don’t worry
I witnessed a bounced landing that sheared the wing tube…but the gear mounts and legs were untouched!
Forum: RC Jets
04-06-2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

All the Rebel Hot in my club (11) have the...

All the Rebel Hot in my club (11) have the MacGregor servos…all the Jokers too so another six models, we have sold 500+
CARF should have stock in Europe
...
Forum: RC Jets
03-23-2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

OK, every Rebel Hot owner in the World is...

OK, every Rebel Hot owner in the World is jealous….😊
Forum: RC Jets
03-23-2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Looks amazing Dave

Looks amazing

Dave
Forum: RC Jets
03-21-2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Old JetCat P-60 holds knife edge horizon to...

Old JetCat P-60 holds knife edge horizon to Horizon at 3/4 power. That’s a heavy unit and really 59N or there about . If it’s built light without all the unnecessary rubbish people fit it’s a...
Forum: RC Jets
01-30-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

I don’t see that as the reason. Sorry

I don’t see that as the reason. Sorry
Forum: RC Jets
01-29-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Polish the wire with a scouring pad, It slides in...

Polish the wire with a scouring pad, It slides in and out easily. Use a CSK bit on the nose to provide clearance around the ball
Forum: RC Jets
01-13-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Yes, 4oz Std. if it was a while ago the...

Yes, 4oz Std.
if it was a while ago the pickups are larger now and replaceable
Forum: RC Jets
01-13-2022, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Although it’s good to test a fuel system, don’t...

Although it’s good to test a fuel system, don’t convince yourself what you have is better. Unless it’s moving in flight your test shows nothing. Also your reference to the MAP almost certainly was...
Forum: RC Jets
01-10-2022, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Powerbox Sensor switch is the device. V3 version...

Powerbox Sensor switch is the device. V3 version now.
Forum: RC Jets
01-09-2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Bob Yes. But all tubes are a tight fit over...

Bob

Yes. But all tubes are a tight fit over the tube/barbs, plus our hottest days are mid 30’s so the tube does not soften.

RFG Draining from the filler does not replicate the turbine pump...
Forum: RC Jets
01-09-2022, 03:11 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Correct they don’t that is the point of them! ...

Correct they don’t that is the point of them!
This is my bubble trap at the end of a 6.5minute flight

...
Forum: RC Jets
01-09-2022, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

When you did the filling the fuselage was flat...

When you did the filling the fuselage was flat like it would be on the wheels? I know the hopper is angled, but still does not look like it would fill completely sitting still. Yes you can manoeuvre...
Forum: RC Jets
01-08-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Wouldn’t touch them with a long pole! Loads of...

Wouldn’t touch them with a long pole! Loads of leak points, no warning of cavitation, difficult to purge all the air filling, heavy…this one is even worse as it was designed with a different pick up...
Forum: RC Jets
01-08-2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

You need to turn the hopper 90 degrees. At the...

You need to turn the hopper 90 degrees. At the moment you will only get the hopper tank half full. Follow the process, fuel goes in, hopper fills till it starts to feed to main tank.
Forum: RC Jets
01-07-2022, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Fill line is as (or more) important than all the...

Fill line is as (or more) important than all the rest…if it allows air in the UAT will drain during the run-that’s in flight so you will get an unexpected flame out sometime during the flight when...
Forum: RC Jets
01-06-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Tygon on Festo is a 100% No No and people who...

Tygon on Festo is a 100% No No and people who swear by it fools.
I know it’s a small turbine, but 4mm od (2.5mm I’d) tube on the suction side gives the pump a hard time. The difference in area...
Forum: RC Jets
12-30-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

As Bob says spare nose pin and bush. Put it in...

As Bob says spare nose pin and bush. Put it in your Tx case.
Same on the Joker…I’ve never used the spare for that either!
Forum: RC Jets
12-28-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

It was a Dubro bung, you do need to replace it.

It was a Dubro bung, you do need to replace it.
Forum: RC Jets
12-28-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Leave it loose 24 hours and it will relax and...

Leave it loose 24 hours and it will relax and expand. The screw only needs to be loose around 1/8” under the screw head. It should just pull forward, its a std Dubro type bung set up.
Forum: RC Jets
12-27-2021, 01:24 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

With the std leg it’s normal to have to notch the...

With the std leg it’s normal to have to notch the mounting plate to clear the steering arm ball link. Just in the corner
Forum: RC Jets
12-20-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By Dave Wilshere

2mm welding rod with a 2mm id ball link ball on...

2mm welding rod with a 2mm id ball link ball on the end (Solder or CA) to give you something to pull.
it comes installed on the Hot, since the canopy is on the fuselage
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