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Forum: RC Jets
02-10-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 102,014
Posted By madmodelman

Actually an easier and cheaper way is just to add...

Actually an easier and cheaper way is just to add a spring washer and tighten the bolt until it flattens.
Forum: RC Jets
02-10-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 102,014
Posted By madmodelman

And make sure you use penny washers.

And make sure you use penny washers.
Forum: RC Jets
10-20-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 316,194
Posted By madmodelman

Yes, good luck, I haven't got mine now, I would...

Yes, good luck, I haven't got mine now, I would have liked to advise you on my cg.
Mine did fly very nicely.
Forum: RC Jets
10-20-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 316,194
Posted By madmodelman

We're talking about the 1/5 JL one. Brian, mine...

We're talking about the 1/5 JL one.
Brian, mine is the earlier version, isn't it possible to pack the nose leg to lower it?
I'm flying the larger FB one nowadays.
Forum: RC Jets
10-20-2019, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 316,194
Posted By madmodelman

The rear springs are already soft, on tarmac...

The rear springs are already soft, on tarmac there is no problem, on grass the nose leg is pulled back creating a negative incidence on the wing.

Cure is to use stiffer nose leg...
Forum: RC Jets
09-18-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By madmodelman

I have to agree with you there, for a sports jet...

I have to agree with you there, for a sports jet it's quite attractive and if nothing else isn't a Futura clone.
It is big and flys beautifully, great presence in the air. I'm not easily impressed...
Forum: RC Jets
09-18-2019, 02:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By madmodelman

Almost certainly Dave! Splish splash lol.

Almost certainly Dave! Splish splash lol.
Forum: RC Jets
09-17-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By madmodelman

There's a device called a search engine. Use...

There's a device called a search engine. Use toprcmodels Voyager as I did.
Forum: RC Jets
09-17-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By madmodelman

Pretty certain F16 is 1/6th scale. Look on...

Pretty certain F16 is 1/6th scale.
Look on their website toprcmodel.com you can also contact them there.
I'm not 100% certain but I think Henry He used to be something to do with FEJ but the models...
Forum: RC Jets
09-17-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By madmodelman

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1080x810/20190915_120252_382dbc186d80b5a40b5bbe35f8a8650893c265c6.jpg...
Forum: RC Jets
07-16-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 316,194
Posted By madmodelman

Wren160, perfect size, most time on 1/2 throttle...

Wren160, perfect size, most time on 1/2 throttle for scale speed, long flight times also.
Forum: RC Jets
07-16-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 316,194
Posted By madmodelman

Just wait for t off speed before rotating, don't...

Just wait for t off speed before rotating, don't hold a chunk of up elevator and she'll take off scale. Bonus is on landing she sticks well!
Forum: RC Jets
05-25-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,718
Posted By madmodelman

Hi Erwin, A 160 is the perfect size but a 140...

Hi Erwin,
A 160 is the perfect size but a 140 will be fine if you are not taking off grass.
Mine cruises at scale speed with a 160 at half throttle.
Regarding retracts, I've found that the air...
Forum: RC Jets
05-24-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,381
Posted By madmodelman

Javier, I would advise you to email unilight...

Javier, I would advise you to email unilight describing the problem, if it's faulty which I suspect they will authorise a repair.
Their service is very good!

Gary.
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 54,366
Posted By madmodelman

F86 1/4 scale

By coincidence I am working on my cockpit details at the moment, this is what it should look like....
Forum: RC Jets
03-16-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3,481
Views: 317,737
Posted By madmodelman

Sounds like a faulty sd card.

Sounds like a faulty sd card.
Forum: RC Jets
01-29-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 316,194
Posted By madmodelman

Might be worth looking at Unilight.at, they are...

Might be worth looking at Unilight.at, they are expensive but they will list the sizes on their website iirc.
Forum: RC Jets
01-29-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 316,194
Posted By madmodelman

L39 does not have afterburner! Powered by a...

L39 does not have afterburner!
Powered by a turbofan engine, suggest you research the Full size!
Forum: RC Jets
01-07-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3,481
Views: 317,737
Posted By madmodelman

That's correct, in the rudder to steering mix...

That's correct, in the rudder to steering mix select your gear switch and when gear is up steering will not work.

Another good tip is to use your rudder trim to operate on steering and not rudder....
Forum: RC Jets
01-07-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3,481
Views: 317,737
Posted By madmodelman

Disable steering function on the gear switch in...

Disable steering function on the gear switch in retracted position.
Forum: RC Jets
05-21-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 102,014
Posted By madmodelman

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1344x760/small_untitled_59933890f564055cd4a5622621c7379e326258e7.png
I don't seem to remember there being any air tubing supplied with the...
Forum: RC Jets
05-20-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 102,014
Posted By madmodelman

No, no glue, iirc there is hardwood inserted into...

No, no glue, iirc there is hardwood inserted into the control surfaces which is adequate for the job. Bog standard and I'm very fussy too!
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Forum: RC Jets
05-20-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 102,014
Posted By madmodelman

I've flown the backside off mine, 150 flights...

I've flown the backside off mine, 150 flights with a 140G, stock horns are more than adequate.
Forum: RC Jets
03-19-2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 37,084
Posted By madmodelman

Not necessary to save weight in a model this...

Not necessary to save weight in a model this size, in fact the flying characteristics will improve especially in rough weather conditions.
Forum: RC Jets
02-27-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,718
Posted By madmodelman

You got It!

You got It!
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