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Forum: RC Jets
05-20-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,923
Posted By rhklenke

I can *absolutely* guarantee you that's not what...

I can *absolutely* guarantee you that's not what happened to Pablo in this case...

Bob
Forum: RC Jets
05-04-2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,153
Posted By rhklenke

That depends on which gear controller they...

That depends on which gear controller they supplied with the gear (I'm not familiar with the CARF Mig kit, so I don't know what it is).

If its the Electron RB-45, then you would need a Xicoy GSU...
Forum: RC Jets
03-29-2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,153
Posted By rhklenke

If anyone was serious about this aircraft and...

If anyone was serious about this aircraft and changed their minds because of a post or two by Dave Wilshere, regardless of the tone, then they really weren't serious in the first place...

Bob
Forum: Marketplace
02-17-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By rhklenke

Actually you can get either 105 or 110 degree...

Actually you can get either 105 or 110 degree Robart retracts that should work:
...
Forum: RC Jets
02-16-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,160
Posted By rhklenke

There are several options out there for...

There are several options out there for controlling two seperate servos for flaps, slats, even ailerons or elevators, from one channel:
...
Forum: RC Jets
02-02-2022, 07:41 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,160
Posted By rhklenke

I set mine up on a Xicoy LGC-13. I think mine is...

I set mine up on a Xicoy LGC-13. I think mine is set at 0.8 Amps for cutoff, but I'm not 100% sure.

I started with a low setting on the current cutoff and cycled the gear. With a low setting it...
Forum: RC Jets
02-01-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 176,193
Posted By rhklenke

I think that the 20-mm is likely at the bottom...

I think that the 20-mm is likely at the bottom trailing edge, or perhaps in the middle. 20mm at the top of the rudder on this model would be a lot of throw...

Make sure you get a video of the...
Forum: RC Jets
02-01-2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 176,193
Posted By rhklenke

Honestly, you will almost never use the rudder on...

Honestly, you will almost never use the rudder on the F-4. On takeoff roll, obviously, but that is mainly the nose wheel steering...

I think what you have is plenty.

Bob
Forum: RC Jets
01-24-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,113
Posted By rhklenke

The controller just applies the voltage supplied...

The controller just applies the voltage supplied by the batteries. Most controllers expect 8.2 to approx 7.4 Volts - basically a 2s LiPo. The controller monitors the current being drawn by the gear...
Forum: RC Jets
12-27-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,372
Posted By rhklenke

It does look cool, although there are quite a few...

It does look cool, although there are quite a few F-4's out there - some really big ones too. I think that his Mig-17 is cooler.

As far as the size is concerned, keep in mind that the max. weight...
Forum: RC Jets
12-07-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By rhklenke

Yes, that's true. There are Xicoy dealers who...

Yes, that's true. There are Xicoy dealers who sell the Xicoy controllers, Like Pacific RC Jets, and those are fine, its just that the "rebranded" ones are setup for the specific gear that they come...
Forum: RC Jets
12-07-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By rhklenke

As far as roll stability is concerned, if you...

As far as roll stability is concerned, if you look at the wings, it actually has slight anhedral, which reduces roll stability as well...

No, the Xicoy 12s that you link to isn't the one you want...
Forum: RC Jets
12-06-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By rhklenke

My son, Louie, has one. He has a couple of...

My son, Louie, has one. He has a couple of flights on it so far, but the winter has basically interrupted our flying schedule.

We had a lot of problems with the gear. It was unreliable and would...
Forum: RC Jets
12-02-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,784
Posted By rhklenke

Any of the "Xicoy" gear controllers that don't...

Any of the "Xicoy" gear controllers that don't come directly from Xicoy (e.g., Electron, Prolink, or others) are hobbled or locked in some way. Generally, these "3rd party" Xicoys have the cutoff...
Forum: RC Jets
11-08-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,982
Posted By rhklenke

If the XXL version is *anything* like the smaller...

If the XXL version is *anything* like the smaller version, you do NOT want taileron mixing when you also have aileron controls setup - the result (with the smaller one) of having both active at the...
Forum: RC Jets
10-11-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By rhklenke

Driving down tomorrow (Tuesday). Looking forward...

Driving down tomorrow (Tuesday). Looking forward to it!

Bob
Forum: RC Jets
08-28-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,160
Posted By rhklenke

Victor, I'm not sure what the controller...

Victor,

I'm not sure what the controller that comes with the aircraft is set too, but I ditched mine before even trying it and put in an Xicoy LCG13 gear controller. All of my electric gear use...
Forum: RC Jets
08-23-2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 148,389
Posted By rhklenke

Go Gary Go! :o That is going to be one cool...

Go Gary Go! :o

That is going to be one cool jet! :cool:
Forum: RC Jets
08-21-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 23,783
Posted By rhklenke

Really nice looking model - weird, of course, but...

Really nice looking model - weird, of course, but a nice model. Good job!

Bob
Forum: RC Jets
08-05-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,160
Posted By rhklenke

I know, I just want to get there and check out...

I know, I just want to get there and check out that flying site!

Bob
Forum: RC Jets
08-05-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,160
Posted By rhklenke

I was looking at that... The problem is (I know,...

I was looking at that... The problem is (I know, there's always a problem), I can't leave work until Wednesday afternoon and I have to be back on Sunday. I don't think I can do a 9+ hour drive for...
Forum: RC Jets
08-05-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,160
Posted By rhklenke

Thanks Gary! It should be at the Tiger Meet in...

Thanks Gary! It should be at the Tiger Meet in October...

Bob
Forum: RC Jets
07-26-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 58,250
Posted By rhklenke

No, that the pressurization nipple for the...

No, that the pressurization nipple for the air-over-oil strut suspension. You have to have some air pressure in there to get the "sping" functionality, but if you put in too much air pressure, you'll...
Forum: RC Jets
07-26-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,078
Posted By rhklenke

JMB Jets T-7A

We finally got a maiden flight on Louie's JMB Jets T-7A. We're still working on getting the gear working reliably, so the gear stayed down, but it flew OK and made it back safely. We also have some...
Forum: RC Jets
07-25-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,160
Posted By rhklenke

First flight today. Flys great, no real issues. I...

First flight today. Flys great, no real issues. I need to do a littel tuning on the gear - the doors closed too quickly.

I found that the recommended throws were good - I didn't need more, and...
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