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Forum: RC Jets
05-26-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 31,486
Posted By roger.alli

You aren't afraid of re-work are you Dave!! ...

You aren't afraid of re-work are you Dave!! Those piano hinges do look good though.
Forum: RC Jets
05-25-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 31,486
Posted By roger.alli

Good point Ron. A champion scale builder once...

Good point Ron. A champion scale builder once told me that I should chose the actual airplane you intend to model, before starting to build your model. Every air plane is different .
Forum: RC Jets
05-25-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 31,486
Posted By roger.alli

For me, that is the great thing about RCU, and...

For me, that is the great thing about RCU, and probably why it has survived. The site contains a wealth of information, which is reasonably well organised and quickly accessed. (provided you use a...
Forum: RC Jets
05-13-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 31,486
Posted By roger.alli

All looks very familiar. ;). I like the...

All looks very familiar. ;).

I like the Willie Pete rocket pods. I searched the internet high and low to find a pic of that weapon but couldn't find any detail photos at all.

This model is...
Forum: RC Jets
05-05-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 31,486
Posted By roger.alli

BV put me on to those books. Astonishing...

BV put me on to those books. Astonishing stories.

The tanks are a mini build all on their own. As you said the geometry of the fins is a bit funky and care is required to get them lined up...
Forum: RC Jets
05-04-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 31,486
Posted By roger.alli

Dave.. JUST WOW! Firstly, of course you...

Dave.. JUST WOW!

Firstly, of course you can share this build here. Your ‘F’ Hun is obviously going to be a very special piece of work. You are going way deeper down the rabbit hole than I did. ...
Forum: RC Jets
04-06-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,842
Posted By roger.alli

Nice Work.. I will watch with interest.. How...

Nice Work.. I will watch with interest..
How good is BVM!! In that you can purchase spare parts for a model that was discontinued some 15 years ago!

Roger
Forum: RC Jets
03-22-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,878
Posted By roger.alli

Very saddened to hear this news. It is no over...

Very saddened to hear this news. It is no over statement to say that Bobs products have been a major source of joy in my life. I have been a BVM fan since the early days, and have always looked at...
Forum: RC Jets
10-08-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,982
Posted By roger.alli

Hey Raf.. You are definitely approaching it the...

Hey Raf.. You are definitely approaching it the right way now. Like you, I started with aerosols, and then cheapie guns with no filters or proper regulators. Ended up with a Sata Minijet!
The clean...
Forum: RC Jets
10-01-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,287
Posted By roger.alli

No. I built mine and modified he wing to make...

No. I built mine and modified he wing to make the inboard section of the aileron a flap. Similar to the Composite Bobcat.
Forum: RC Jets
09-30-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,287
Posted By roger.alli

Hi Isaac, BVM have published all their...

Hi Isaac,

BVM have published all their model control throws and CG info on their website. Including the Balsa Bobcat XL CG & Throws (http://www.bvmjets.com/Pages/CG.htm)
The factory also...
Forum: RC Jets
09-10-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By roger.alli

Hi Dave.. I'm guessing you cant source the D4S...

Hi Dave..
I'm guessing you cant source the D4S parts any more, which is a great shame. Dan made some great stuff, (if you were prepared to wait.)
I have one, here in Sydney, which is probably not...
Forum: RC Jets
08-20-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By roger.alli

That is really sad to news hear.. Over the...

That is really sad to news hear.. Over the decade or so that I have been here, the RCU Jet Forum has been a fantastic source of both information and entertainment for me. Thank you Mr J.Dunker.
...
Forum: RC Jets
07-04-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By roger.alli

Holy Moly that must be quick.. ;) I love...

Holy Moly that must be quick.. ;)

I love how simple the install is with a modern turbine. . I compare your pic above to the first Bandit I built.. There was so much more stuff to cram under...
Forum: RC Jets
04-29-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,305
Posted By roger.alli

Heh Heh.. Cool RCU thread from 16 years ago. Lots...

Heh Heh.. Cool RCU thread from 16 years ago. Lots of vitriol and nonsense, with some gems of good information thrown in. Somethings never change I guess. I believe that both of Dave Gladwins Bob...
Forum: RC Jets
04-02-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,305
Posted By roger.alli

Exactly.. The little VT 80 is pretty frugal...

Exactly..

The little VT 80 is pretty frugal on fuel.

Roger
Forum: RC Jets
04-02-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,305
Posted By roger.alli

Nice... Black aircraft always look very cool .:).

Nice... Black aircraft always look very cool .:).
Forum: RC Jets
03-28-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,305
Posted By roger.alli

Hi, I actually removed the smoke system on...

Hi,

I actually removed the smoke system on the Bob Cat after a few flights. I just could not get the density of smoke that my Bandit used to make, even though the set up used the same pump and...
Forum: RC Jets
10-31-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 88,434
Posted By roger.alli

Genius Level Modelling! Obviously this...

Genius Level Modelling!

Obviously this thread belies the amount of work you have put into this. Thanks for taking the time to share this with us.

And the Blackburn Buccaneer is a great...
Forum: RC Jets
09-06-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,243
Posted By roger.alli

Talking A rare find!! :) I built one a few years ago.....

A rare find!! :) I built one a few years ago.. Std Bobcat. Here is a thread with a few pics I did at the time....
Forum: RC Jets
08-06-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 33,176
Posted By roger.alli

Damn that looks good Dave!! Great work!! ...

Damn that looks good Dave!! Great work!! Especially on the belly surface.

I don’t think these models are ever going to be “every day” fliers.. They are just too complicated. And then...
Forum: RC Jets
07-03-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,198
Posted By roger.alli

Bobcat!!! Or ..... take you pick of any of...

Bobcat!!!

Or ..... take you pick of any of the twin boom sport jets around Bobcat size. In fact any air frame designed for 80-120 newtons.. The VT-80 is a power house, in a small, light weight...
Forum: RC Jets
06-07-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By roger.alli

Jack is right.. Here is what I did to my guy to...

Jack is right.. Here is what I did to my guy to get him down to a respectable flight weight. Some serious surgery to his torso, and replaced his arms and legs with "packing peanuts".

Wilson at ...
Forum: RC Jets
05-27-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 63,113
Posted By roger.alli

Love this story Len. ;) Your Ultra Flash...

Love this story Len. ;)

Your Ultra Flash obviously has a strong will to survive. Perhaps it's not so inanimate after all. ;)
Forum: RC Jets
04-22-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By roger.alli

Harley is on the money with the wing fence...

Harley is on the money with the wing fence repair.. Use fresh cyno, try and get it into the crack as much as possible. But be very careful with Cyno. Try not to get it anywhere you don't want it.
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