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Forum: RC Jets
01-07-2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 50,565
Posted By F16Jeff

Interested in this Jet

Hi all, I have been following this thread for a bit. Currently building my second 1/9.5 extreme F4e. I want to purchase a larger one.
What is your thoughts of twin turbine vs single on this jet?...
Forum: RC Jets
12-13-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 164,642
Posted By F16Jeff

Chute and mechanism details

Hi Bob,I hope you are still flying your F4. I am progressing on my second one. Can you provide detailed photos and instructions how you did your chute and mechanism? Where was the chute attached to...
Forum: RC Jets
08-14-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,805
Posted By F16Jeff

Thank you again Chris. Appreciate the tips. I...

Thank you again Chris. Appreciate the tips. I will report back once I maiden. Planned to do it tomorrow, but might wait until back from vacation in a couple weeks.

regards,
Jeff
Forum: RC Jets
08-14-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,805
Posted By F16Jeff

Thank you Chris. I checked out the thread and...

Thank you Chris. I checked out the thread and gleaned the info I wanted. Also do you need to connect and disconnect your gear controller power supply? When I turn off the radio, my gear controller...
Forum: RC Jets
08-14-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,805
Posted By F16Jeff

Getting close to maiden T33

Hi folks,
I have been informed the elevators were made too large for this scale. Suggestions to use less elevator and less flaps have been mentioned. Has anyone noticed issues with throws in manual...
Forum: Marketplace
08-12-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By F16Jeff

Interested, I can pick up locally

Interested, I can pick up locally
Forum: RC Jets
06-03-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,120
Posted By F16Jeff

That would make sense. My aircraft shows $2695 on...

That would make sense. My aircraft shows $2695 on the forms.
Forum: RC Jets
06-02-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,120
Posted By F16Jeff

US Customs and Duty Fees

Hi All,

My new Skymaster Xtreme F4e ordered from Pacific RC Jets is nearly here. It has been a long wait. Anyway, received a bill from DHL last night for duty fees. I am curious if this is...
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 47,976
Posted By F16Jeff

Congrats on the scratch build. Very beautifully...

Congrats on the scratch build. Very beautifully done and looks to fly well.

Jeff
Forum: RC Jets
05-09-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 164,642
Posted By F16Jeff

My F4e 2.0 factory pics

Just received factory pics of my 2nd F4e from Skymaster. From the looks of the pics, they did a better job on my paint scheme than my last one. Plus the correct emblem is on the right and left sides....
Forum: RC Jets
03-23-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 164,642
Posted By F16Jeff

Thank you for the link. I will check it out....

Thank you for the link. I will check it out. Still waiting on my replacement F4e. Should be here next month. .
Forum: RC Jets
12-22-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 164,642
Posted By F16Jeff

They are very bright. Since I only had one take...

They are very bright. Since I only had one take off with my F4, I do not remember how bright they are during the day. MY F4 never made it back from maiden. I have a replacement on the way and I wil...
Forum: RC Jets
12-21-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 164,642
Posted By F16Jeff

Here are the ones I ordered for my F4e. They are...

Here are the ones I ordered for my F4e. They are 100mm.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01CJKFQ7U?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 164,642
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: 1,309
Views: 164,642
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: 1,309
Views: 164,642
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: 1,309
Views: 164,642
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: 1,309
Views: 164,642
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: 1,309
Views: 164,642
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: 540
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: 1,309
Views: 164,642
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: 1,309
Views: 164,642
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: 1,309
Views: 164,642
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: 1,309
Views: 164,642
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: 1,309
Views: 164,642
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.
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