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Forum: RC Jets
05-01-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,341
Posted By Colin Gontier

Re-tooling - the individual parts of the wooden...

Re-tooling - the individual parts of the wooden models are made on jigs to make everything true and consistent. The wooden parts of the composite models are also jigged and of course the composite...
Forum: RC Jets
04-12-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 19,383
Posted By Colin Gontier

Mark - the Xicoy valve is the only valve I am...

Mark - the Xicoy valve is the only valve I am aware of that gives you both options on start up condition. Pretty good considering they are lower cost than others as well. I am not aware of any...
Forum: RC Jets
04-12-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 19,383
Posted By Colin Gontier

Hi Mark, Yes you are right - I described the...

Hi Mark,

Yes you are right - I described the normal operation of the valve there, too used to tapping out the standard reply for people to set up ! I have edited my reply to show the new action.
...
Forum: RC Jets
04-12-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 19,383
Posted By Colin Gontier

On the latest version of the dual action valve...

On the latest version of the dual action valve (from Nov 2014 onwards, identifiable by green LED's) it is actually possible to set the valve so the system is pressurised on startup. Gaspar and I had...
Forum: RC Jets
02-27-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 82,943
Posted By Colin Gontier

Yes absolutely - you would need to level up the...

Yes absolutely - you would need to level up the plane.
Forum: RC Jets
02-11-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 227,092
Posted By Colin Gontier

All in hand and we will get there - Im looking...

All in hand and we will get there - Im looking forward to seeing it all finished and ready for maiden :)

kind regards

Colin
Forum: RC Jets
02-06-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 437,951
Posted By Colin Gontier

Thanks Dave - you are a sweetie ;)

Thanks Dave - you are a sweetie ;)
Forum: RC Jets
02-06-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 437,951
Posted By Colin Gontier

I am a massive fan of electric retracts and they...

I am a massive fan of electric retracts and they go in anything I can possibly put them in - the Electron units are by far the best all rounders in my opinion. Have sold quite a few CARF Hawks...
Forum: RC Jets
01-26-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,250
Posted By Colin Gontier

And of course on this side of the pond... ...

And of course on this side of the pond...

http://www.boomerang-jets.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=328&products_id=2544
Forum: RC Jets
01-26-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,250
Posted By Colin Gontier

The workmanship is stunning and incorporates all...

The workmanship is stunning and incorporates all the good things we want for air traps - in particular with this one the fact that the tank is crystal clear so you can see what is going on at a...
Forum: RC Jets
01-25-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,250
Posted By Colin Gontier

NEW!! SuperTrap from Intairco

Its interesting how the humble bubble trap has gone from being a necessary functional item for a lot of us to being as important in form as it is in function over the years.

The new SuperTrap is a...
Forum: RC Jets
01-25-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 133,809
Posted By Colin Gontier

Yes the come and go scenario does happen very...

Yes the come and go scenario does happen very regularly. There is always some amazing 30% cheaper than everything else kit / turbine / whatever that people are drawn to for a while assuming and often...
Forum: RC Jets
01-24-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 133,809
Posted By Colin Gontier

I can see where you are coming from with that...

I can see where you are coming from with that mtnflyer but thankfully I developed a thick skin to comments like this a very long time ago - believe me Ive suffered worse :)

I would like to think...
Forum: RC Jets
01-21-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 133,809
Posted By Colin Gontier

I have mentioned this a few times on RCU but the...

I have mentioned this a few times on RCU but the long and the sort of it is that the Elan will be available in the US again although we are not sure when.

We are currently in the process of...
Forum: RC Jets
01-05-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,378
Views: 229,415
Posted By Colin Gontier

Weights are not supplied with the CARF kit and I...

Weights are not supplied with the CARF kit and I think balancing is probably more of a personal choice. In my opinion it is likely to be more necessary to balance for those models fitted with the...
Forum: RC Jets
12-11-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1,378
Views: 229,415
Posted By Colin Gontier

Good to see you are getting there Behzad - the...

Good to see you are getting there Behzad - the clearances for the gear are very tight but it is possible to get it right with plenty of time and patience ! Just adjust little by little until its...
Forum: RC Jets
12-08-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,071
Posted By Colin Gontier

Ian, good to catch up with the full de-brief this...

Ian, good to catch up with the full de-brief this morning and nice to see some people getting their Wizards done and flying in record time, unlike my own which is still sat behind a number of...
Forum: RC Jets
10-17-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 64,109
Posted By Colin Gontier

I've been watching the growth in use and...

I've been watching the growth in use and understanding of the Cortex over the past few months and I have been very impressed with how it works. Anything that offers minimal user input to get a great...
Forum: RC Jets
10-13-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 969
Posted By Colin Gontier

Ulrich, 120m is a good length strip for most...

Ulrich,

120m is a good length strip for most scale jets on grass, however your approach and departure are also important with regard to obstacles to clear. Some of the smaller scale jets will have...
Forum: RC Jets
09-29-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,071
Posted By Colin Gontier

Ian , Glad to see you are getting on well...

Ian ,

Glad to see you are getting on well with the assembly and that you are as pleased with the quality of the kit as I am. Cant wait to start on mine !

Your Whitebox telemetry unit is in the...
Forum: RC Jets
09-29-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,341
Posted By Colin Gontier

As is obvious from the threads on RCU and the...

As is obvious from the threads on RCU and the enormous number of emails coming through to us here at Boomerang, it has been difficult to get hold of Boomerang kits in the US in the past couple of...
Forum: RC Jets
07-22-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,532
Posted By Colin Gontier

Hi Wes, I did email you back last week but...

Hi Wes,

I did email you back last week but Iím guessing I took your email down wrong as you havenít received it. We havenít had any calls from you that I know of unless it was yesterday, but the...
Forum: RC Jets
05-07-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 23,087
Posted By Colin Gontier

First and foremost it looks like the most...

First and foremost it looks like the most important thing has been done and the customer is being refunded with immediate effect. I am in complete agreement that the kit was sub standard. As Alan...
Forum: RC Jets
04-11-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6,790
Views: 1,352,601
Posted By Colin Gontier

RE: C-ARF Ultra Flash build Thread + Video

Mr Bean- Im not sure what you mean about our stock being mostly sold out. We have good stock on most models. Had a bit of a rush on Nanos recently and they are all gone but other than that have...
Forum: RC Jets
04-11-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6,790
Views: 1,352,601
Posted By Colin Gontier

RE: C-ARF Ultra Flash build Thread + Video

Hello John, I don't believe we've ever spoken before but it seems you have a couple of concerns which I hope I can address for you :-

1) As you rightly remember Boomerang Jets is my enterprise ...
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