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Forum: RC Jets
11-02-2020, 11:37 AM
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Posted By bodywerks

imo, takes a little extra effort to build light...

imo, takes a little extra effort to build light enough for the 45, but a good option if you want a super floater.
I have In 85 mine. If you're an experienced pilot it's a HOOT! Definitely takes...
Forum: RC Jets
09-27-2020, 09:35 PM
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Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

I have an 85N turbine in mine with zero issues...

I have an 85N turbine in mine with zero issues with the canopy on or off. Is it possible your turbine is too far back, now? Too far back can cause a venturi effect around the turbine and low pressure...
Forum: RC Jets
09-18-2020, 07:05 PM
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Posted By bodywerks

Thats a little too far forward and could explain...

Thats a little too far forward and could explain the burnt carbon.
Forum: RC Jets
09-18-2020, 06:46 PM
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Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

Back of your turbine jetpipe should be around...

Back of your turbine jetpipe should be around 25mm/1in forward of where your stainless tail pipe begins. In other words, pretend the carbon bell isn't even there - the gap between turbine jet pipe...
Forum: RC Jets
09-15-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

yep, then you're set. Don't worry about the...

yep, then you're set. Don't worry about the weight. You'll be fine. And if you have a 70 in yours you'll find you rarely need full throttle, and after landing will have a lot of fuel left. So much...
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2020, 09:35 PM
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Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

Yours is a light one then! Still, my first...

Yours is a light one then! Still, my first turbine was an hsd viper, similar in size to both, and was 20lbs at take off. Flew fine.
But lighter is always better. Maidened my 2.2m Rebel last weekend,...
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

As stated, CG is BACK edge of the wing tube, and...

As stated, CG is BACK edge of the wing tube, and it even acts noseheavy there. I have an intairco UAT in the location of the stock UAT, all the other radio gear on the deck, two 2s 1350 lipos that...
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

no. My weight is same configuration as yours,...

no. My weight is same configuration as yours, empty tank, full uat. Take off weight right around 16.25lbs.
BTW, cg is back of wing tube(and even that is conservative), not front like the...
Forum: RC Jets
09-13-2020, 06:10 PM
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Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

mine is 13.25 with an 85n turbine. 14.5 is a...

mine is 13.25 with an 85n turbine. 14.5 is a little chunky, but hey, the T1 mini is similar in size to our rebel and is around 17.5-18lbs dry, so don't worry about it too much. I just finished my...
Forum: RC Jets
09-08-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

Good enough for this small jet. Mine's about the...

Good enough for this small jet. Mine's about the same.
Forum: RC Jets
09-07-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

Bob's is light enough you could probably thermal...

Bob's is light enough you could probably thermal soar it. Copy his exactly and you'll be golden.
Forum: RC Jets
09-05-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

Mine is a single control horn on all surfaces and...

Mine is a single control horn on all surfaces and so is my friend's.
Forum: RC Jets
08-06-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

I an set st 0.6 amps on the lg15 for the Rebel. ...

I an set st 0.6 amps on the lg15 for the Rebel. Several dozen flights no issue. I set the Carf ultra flush jp retracts value to 0.7 amps, also no issue. I believe factory default is 1 amp. Too...
Forum: RC Jets
08-01-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

That price is for the gear, wheels, brakes, AND...

That price is for the gear, wheels, brakes, AND controller! The JP controller itself is only like $25...
Forum: RC Jets
08-01-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

Great. Looks like I got HOSED. I was the first in...

Great. Looks like I got HOSED. I was the first in the states to get a Rebel in that infinity scheme, on a 2M classic and a Pro. I was charged a $500 fee to put that scheme on the just classic!!!
Forum: RC Jets
08-01-2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

Holy cow! Being that I know what the upcharge was...

Holy cow! Being that I know what the upcharge was for that scheme on the classic, I don't even want to know what it was on the hot!
Forum: RC Jets
07-29-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

Classic is on the workbench now. I won't have...

Classic is on the workbench now. I won't have any concerns about power with the classic. 24lbs and a sw170b for power!
maiden went great on the Pro. It is by no means whatever under powered! It...
Forum: RC Jets
07-28-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

lol, true. I'm set to maiden my Rebel pro...

lol, true. I'm set to maiden my Rebel pro tomorrow. I know of so many that say a 180 is plenty of power for it. But I'm sitting here with a 37lb dry weight jet and concerned that my 220N turbine...
Forum: RC Jets
07-28-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

true, but I can't imagine ever enjoying a jet...

true, but I can't imagine ever enjoying a jet with less than 1:1 thrust/ weight at take off. Try doing a 1-1/4 negative snap on an upline and then pushing over top to a cross box humpty with a 14lb...
Forum: RC Jets
07-28-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

with that 45n turbine, don't over equip the jet....

with that 45n turbine, don't over equip the jet. You're already under-powered as it is.
Forum: RC Jets
07-27-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

And iwas answering on the behalf of the man that...

And iwas answering on the behalf of the man that is having a shipping issue. I bypassed the assumed direction of the response to your post because I know you know to 'inspect, inspect, inspect'...
Forum: RC Jets
07-26-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

I'm on your side with this. To just move on is...

I'm on your side with this. To just move on is pretty noble, but the bad taste in your mouth with CARF is sad to see. Yes, there are higher quality ARFs out there, but in the pricepoint of CARF, and...
Forum: RC Jets
07-26-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

In Chevron's case. he was overseas when the jet...

In Chevron's case. he was overseas when the jet was delivered. He asked his wife to inspect the box carefully before accepting. The box, according to her was undamaged, and Chevron confirmed no box...
Forum: RC Jets
07-26-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

sorry to hear that. Also didn't realize your kit...

sorry to hear that. Also didn't realize your kit was built well over a year ago, and if they had it in the warehouse sitting on a shelf for nearly that long there was a reason for it, and I'd bet it...
Forum: RC Jets
07-25-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,672
Posted By bodywerks

Dude, yours must have been built on a Friday!...

Dude, yours must have been built on a Friday! Document all these findings and report them to your rep. I have 4 CARF jets and no issues like you're experiencing.
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