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Forum: RC Jets
Yesterday, 05:00 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,780
Posted By LGM Graphix

My "subpar equipment" has had zero issues...

My "subpar equipment" has had zero issues anywhere I've ever flown.
What is with the arrogant ignorant comment anyway? It really wasn't that long ago that the 12X was the gold standard amongst rc...
Forum: RC Jets
11-29-2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,780
Posted By LGM Graphix

I know I live in the minority 😀 i still fly...

I know I live in the minority 😀
i still fly AMT turbines, several of which are still air start. But they work every single time. I still use my JR12X and it has remained flawless. I still much...
Forum: RC Jets
11-25-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,780
Posted By LGM Graphix

The Xicoy 180 is 500 euros less expensive than...

The Xicoy 180 is 500 euros less expensive than this alm meca turbine and with arguably the most current and innovative technology on the market from someone who has been a major player in model...
Forum: RC Jets
11-25-2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,780
Posted By LGM Graphix

See I'd go for the older vehicle too but only if...

See I'd go for the older vehicle too but only if it was priced as such.
example: I have zero interest in all the telemetry stuff in today's radios such as the powerbox core. That being the case I...
Forum: RC Jets
11-24-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,780
Posted By LGM Graphix

The lifetime warranty (and I know I'm going to...

The lifetime warranty (and I know I'm going to get flamed for this) is a brilliant marketing plan. It's guaranteed service well ahead of the time most all engine actually would NEED service. The...
Forum: RC Jets
11-21-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,519
Posted By LGM Graphix

The question I asked myself was what is the...

The question I asked myself was what is the appropriate flying I want to do? With no 200mph restriction here the answer was easy. 60lbs of thrust is what was appropriate. With today's new tech...
Forum: RC Jets
11-21-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,780
Posted By LGM Graphix

Lol I've missed the good old rcu pissing matches!...

Lol I've missed the good old rcu pissing matches! It's been a long time since I've seen something like this.

Hey competition is healthy, looking at this engine personally I don't see it as...
Forum: RC Jets
11-14-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,780
Posted By LGM Graphix

Lol most of my engines are more than 2 years old...

Lol most of my engines are more than 2 years old before I ever get them into a jet. It's one thing to run out of warranty because I'm lazy and don't get it into a jet but if I had to send an engine...
Forum: RC Jets
11-14-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,519
Posted By LGM Graphix

Hey Bill I haven't flown anything in the last 2...

Hey Bill
I haven't flown anything in the last 2 years. Work has been insanely busy and this past year I was planning for our fall event but I had some serious personal issues arise and being away at...
Forum: RC Jets
08-17-2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,797
Posted By LGM Graphix

No idea where anyone got the idea cellulose...

No idea where anyone got the idea cellulose paints don't require a mask when spraying. I guess nothing requires one if you don't care about living but in the real world cellulose paints absolutely...
Forum: RC Jets
08-15-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,797
Posted By LGM Graphix

Very very little has changed in the last 10 years...

Very very little has changed in the last 10 years except product has gotten even more expensive.
Forum: RC Jets
08-14-2022, 08:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,797
Posted By LGM Graphix

There are quite a few threads that I've done over...

There are quite a few threads that I've done over the years. The rcu search engine is just useless

https://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-jets-120/9566339-painting-jmp-firebird-tutorial.html
Forum: RC Jets
06-30-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By LGM Graphix

Yes thank you. I've sent her the link, another...

Yes thank you. I've sent her the link, another good friend of mine told me about that as well. Hopefully it will work.
Forum: RC Jets
06-30-2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By LGM Graphix

Jet friends in Georgia, I need some help asap please

Hey everyone,
my best friend flew down to Georgia to try to help some family. It's all going sideways and she is in a bad spot. Without getting into details here, she needs a ride from Harlem...
Forum: RC Jets
06-23-2022, 01:34 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,578
Posted By LGM Graphix

Gordon McConnel built the raptor I have, I know...

Gordon McConnel built the raptor I have, I know there is a ton of body filler in this stab to correct incidence and fitment issues as he told me and when I repainted it I was very careful not to...
Forum: RC Jets
06-23-2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,578
Posted By LGM Graphix

You need to be cautious with the cg on these...

You need to be cautious with the cg on these jets. That center tank is a long long ways ahead of the cg. They take off very nose heavy. I plumbed my tanks to empty the center into the saddle tanks so...
Forum: RC Jets
06-23-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,578
Posted By LGM Graphix

I still fly my raptor at the factory CG and have...

I still fly my raptor at the factory CG and have no issues. I do remember though that the raptor had a pretty bad incidence and airfoil problem in the stab. A lot of body filler was used to correct...
Forum: RC Jets
06-13-2022, 08:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,211
Posted By LGM Graphix

Nice job my friend! I still think you're insane...

Nice job my friend! I still think you're insane for doing that much masking. You deserve the cover and a centerfold for that kind of masochism!
Forum: RC Jets
05-23-2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,976
Posted By LGM Graphix

I never finished it, sold it after I got...

I never finished it, sold it after I got frustrated with fej. No idea what it weighed. I filled the wing tubes with solid carbon rods to strengthen them up
Forum: RC Jets
05-23-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,976
Posted By LGM Graphix

Is yours the small one or large? Either way I...

Is yours the small one or large?
Either way I would bet the inlets are way too small for am EDF. If it's the small liberty I can't comment on the structure, I never had one, I was supposed to...
Forum: RC Jets
05-14-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,029
Posted By LGM Graphix

I agree with you. At a public event like this...

I agree with you. At a public event like this with big crowds where is the value in doing anything below 20' altitude. It's unnecessary risk so that a select few can stroke your ego.
Forum: RC Jets
04-30-2022, 05:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By LGM Graphix

If they are just strip ailerons and only 17" long...

If they are just strip ailerons and only 17" long and 1" deep already cutting them in half to add flaps isn't going to add that effective of a flap to begin with. If it were me and I wanted to add...
Forum: RC Jets
04-18-2022, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By LGM Graphix

As for the slats, they wouldn't be deployed until...

As for the slats, they wouldn't be deployed until lower speeds, I won't pretend to know what loads they might see but again for the size, location and intended purpose I'm not sure I'd be concerned...
Forum: RC Jets
04-18-2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By LGM Graphix

We tend to overpower our surfaces like crazy....

We tend to overpower our surfaces like crazy. I've seen all the formulas that say surface xxx requires a gazillion ounces of torque or a crash is guaranteed.

The jmp firebird originally had...
Forum: RC Jets
04-08-2022, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By LGM Graphix

Jet / pilot association

No not the JPO or any other organization.

This morning I let my dog out and I glanced at a pile of books and stuff and saw my BVM Bobcat XL manual sitting there and immediately John Redman came to...
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