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Forum: RC Jets
11-28-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By tucson

Thumbs up Cars 11 Thanks for directions to Algae in fuel...

Cars 11
Thanks for directions to Algae in fuel tanks thread. It really helped me to understand what's going on.
Its never to late to learn. I have been flying turbines for 12 years and never have...
Forum: RC Jets
11-28-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By tucson

Dansy what about the algae already built up in...

Dansy
what about the algae already built up in my tank and uat. Will this dissolve the algae quickly? I assume you can run it and it will not affect the way the engine runs.
I was also thinking of...
Forum: RC Jets
11-28-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By tucson

fuel tank algae

my airplane sat for 7-8months
first flight of the day lots of engine surging
shut down the engine to refuel and the engine ran perfect
this happened two days in a row. just removed the tank and...
11-08-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 816
Posted By tucson

how to change email address

I am a long time user with rcu. I am going to change my email address.
how can I do that and still maintain my log on name and current information ?
thanks
stan
Forum: RC Jets
08-23-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,060
Posted By tucson

Dave what van are you using.

Dave what van are you using.
Forum: RC Jets
08-22-2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 156,105
Posted By tucson

I cannot post a picture right now but yes I had...

I cannot post a picture right now but yes I had to add a 1/8 strip of hardwood to narrow the bearer. I used hysol then I glued a 3/32 piece of light ply to the bottom of the bearer which helped...
Forum: RC Jets
08-19-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 156,105
Posted By tucson

nose gear door

dave,
awfully large gaping hole where the nose wheel sits.
feels funny to look at it.
after you came out with your description to balance from the wing bolts mounting holes I tried it and removed...
Forum: RC Jets
08-19-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 156,105
Posted By tucson

Carf viper

I just finished upgrading my 3 year old carf viper to a set of electron electric gear.I have used the nose gear door prior to the upgrade. my question is how many of you have used or left the gear...
Forum: RC Jets
03-10-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 127,067
Posted By tucson

Hi Dave, I am in the process of ordering a...

Hi Dave,
I am in the process of ordering a mephisto and need to place my tank order. I was told the single tank now has 5l. I plan on using a kt260. But down the line i Might want to go to a larger...
Forum: RC Jets
03-09-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 127,067
Posted By tucson

Dave, Which size tank are you using with your...

Dave, Which size tank are you using with your 220rxi? If it is the single tank how long are your flights with a reserve?
Thanks,
Stan
Forum: RC Jets
02-10-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 177,954
Posted By tucson

t3chdad very sorry. on my jeti I put my smoke...

t3chdad very sorry.
on my jeti I put my smoke sw at the top of my throttle sw. my hand never has to leave the throttle for smoke. unfortunately we all have had a dumb thumb experience.
stan...
Forum: RC Jets
01-31-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 156,105
Posted By tucson

hi dave, as always thank you for your quick...

hi dave,
as always thank you for your quick reply.
stan
Forum: RC Jets
01-30-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 156,105
Posted By tucson

question on up grading to electric gear

gonzalo, I am thinking of upgrading my 3 year old comp arf viper to electric electron gear and brakes..
were you able to mount the nose gear and use a servo for direct steering eliminating the pull...
Forum: RC Jets
12-24-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 177,954
Posted By tucson

exactly! I have been using smoke in my mini for...

exactly! I have been using smoke in my mini for the past year. not a perfect stream of smoke but good enough to have every one give oh's and ahs. just not enough room and really not worth it.
stan
Forum: RC Jets
12-12-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By tucson

i have several of these smoke pumps and I checked...

i have several of these smoke pumps and I checked the screws on the others, they were all tight. maybe this is the norm for this pump.
Forum: RC Jets
12-12-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By tucson

sounds like what I need to do. I'll give it a...

sounds like what I need to do.
I'll give it a try.
thanks for the quick response.
stan
Forum: RC Jets
12-12-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By tucson

powersmoke 740 smoke pump leak

I have a emcotec powersmoke 740 smoke pump that is beginning to leak at the face plate. The two screws that hold the face plate on are tight. No leaking is apparent from the fuel line connections on...
Forum: RC Jets
08-18-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 177,954
Posted By tucson

I have been flying mine for quite a while, and...

I have been flying mine for quite a while, and have had a few unwanted snaps in the early trimming days.
what I found on mine is if you have the cg back to far it will snap in certain conditions. ...
Forum: RC Jets
07-06-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 177,954
Posted By tucson

DreamWorks is where I bought mine.

DreamWorks is where I bought mine.
Forum: RC Jets
02-27-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 107,216
Posted By tucson

I think I have reached a decision to order two...

I think I have reached a decision to order two new wings. After 5 years of flying the Avanti, The gear has literally fallen apart, so I will order the electron electric gear. After rebuilding the...
Forum: RC Jets
02-07-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 107,216
Posted By tucson

if i remember correctly Jason who used to be the...

if i remember correctly Jason who used to be the usa rep gave me a special deal discount for approx 70 dollars a tire and hub. this was at least 3 years ago. 185 dollars sounds absurd.
Forum: RC Jets
01-21-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 177,954
Posted By tucson

hi Tom, good idea slotting the wing screws. i...

hi Tom,
good idea slotting the wing screws. i originally put grommets in the wing bolt holes. that helped with preventing paint flanking off around the holes.
stan
Forum: RC Jets
01-21-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 177,954
Posted By tucson

your right Robert. the one thing nobody wants to...

your right Robert. the one thing nobody wants to face is having to tear up their beautiful new jet.
thanks for your help.
stan
Forum: RC Jets
01-20-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 177,954
Posted By tucson

So am i. and no damage. anyway it made some...

So am i. and no damage.
anyway it made some interesting reading.😄
thanks,
stan
Forum: RC Jets
01-20-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 177,954
Posted By tucson

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/20190120_175409_84d9e96e5ceaea4da358b3ca1661d153762da0cd.jpg

now i see what you are saying. you wanted to separate the two fuse...
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