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Forum: RC Jets
09-29-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By TimD.

What is the bump under the nose on it? I was...

What is the bump under the nose on it? I was considering one.
Forum: RC Jets
05-28-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,089
Posted By TimD.

Honestly you may want to wait. Reasoning is...

Honestly you may want to wait. Reasoning is within the next couple of years we are all going to be forced into buying the new RF ident whatever to be in compliance with the FAA.
I have Spektrum...
05-24-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

Ok, after my final attempt at Balancing . I added...

Ok, after my final attempt at Balancing . I added another 20oz to the front totaling 4 1/4lbs of dead weight lead and it still needs more. I am speculating another 4lbs or so.
I plan to do an engine...
05-20-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

Mine did not come with them. I guess they figured...

Mine did not come with them. I guess they figured we would come up with some or they did not calculate the hardware pack correctly. I made mine from 3/4" aluminum L-Stock. I cut 1/4" pieces. I bought...
05-20-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

I have the UMS 7yylinder 90cc radial in mine. I...

I have the UMS 7yylinder 90cc radial in mine. I have a couple of bigger radials if I need to change it up. I added 2lbs of lead on standoffs as far forward as I could get it. I mounted an APS fuel...
05-17-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

Mine would rub at the middle flap and outer flap...

Mine would rub at the middle flap and outer flap where the wing joins. Its like the jigs at the factory were off a 1/16th upon drilling the hinge holes. I took a piece of sand paper and a piece of...
05-17-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

Anyone putting this plane together , just a FYI...

Anyone putting this plane together , just a FYI it will need approx. 12-13lbs of engine weight. So pick your engine accordingly. I recommend a 120-180cc radial you will need the weight and in my...
05-03-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

After doing another count I believe there are 19)...

After doing another count I believe there are 19) servo extensions and 2) Y-harness. I make my own extensions per plane. They are custom cut to proper lengths.

I have the Top RC gear also. They...
05-03-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

It will work. I used the 645mg's on all of the...

It will work. I used the 645mg's on all of the flap and ailerons. The outboard flaps on one side will mate up with the inner flap on the opposite side. I used a Y harness to couple them and vise...
05-02-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

Honestly I did not look at their assembly manual,...

Honestly I did not look at their assembly manual, except when I first downloaded it. Like you say it really does not give much helpful advise. "VERY Generic"
I have built models for 35yrs or so, so...
04-26-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

OK,, back to earlier in the thread "Finishing". ...

OK,, back to earlier in the thread "Finishing".
Prior to the build I mentioned how I trace all panel lines and panels with a pencil. This is how I go from there....
04-25-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

I'm getting close to final on assembly....

I'm getting close to final on assembly. Everything is programmed and hooked up. Now I have to do a weight and balance. As of now the plane sits at 39lbs. I still have the cockpit , cosmetic detail...
04-25-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

Back to wiring. The Corsair took sixteen (16)...

Back to wiring. The Corsair took sixteen (16) extensions to complete. Not kidding! . This one is a more advanced airplane to complete for sure. Not for the New guy. Gear doors were a bit of a...
04-25-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1632x1224/img_2228_ab4869c00743d32f9a246a221e5f3cf28524b2bb.jpg
Forgot to mention that on using the USM 7-90 the cowl mounting lugs are...
04-25-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1632x1224/img_2228_f0bc78216a453180c61b761d801f8f58ddf62950.jpg
The engine is now installed and doing all the plumbing work....
04-25-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

Finally had time to add more to the thread. ...

Finally had time to add more to the thread.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/640x480/img_2204_65b9891057ba088fc888b9365a3598fa21b246ff.jpg
This is what I used for stand...
04-05-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/640x480/img_2192_df5034d2a67db25e03d0490998b7919c23a8201b.jpg
Moving forward with the cowling. I set the cowl to be 1/4" past the silver of...
04-04-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1632x1224/img_2188_a0fffe6ab4d901e43eb4c201ee3c6c09f60dd87a.jpg
Finished with a 6oz layer of tape....
04-04-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1632x1224/img_2179_7f4b1e3d83498857d2dea729637a922ab5ac1aff.jpg
Got the rudder and steering hooked up. I did not use the light weight wire...
03-28-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

https://gator-rc.com/ 1-800-380-9373 Mike...

https://gator-rc.com/
1-800-380-9373
Mike Muller
03-28-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

The flap hatches are made of ply with finish...

The flap hatches are made of ply with finish coating "Strong". The Aileron hatches are made of the composite/foam core like the wing skins. I felt this to be a bit of a weak point so I added 1/64 ply...
03-28-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

I'm not sure if he has any. It would be best to...

I'm not sure if he has any. It would be best to call Mike and ask, he is a nice guy.

Well ,I am moving slow on getting work done to it, but so far here is where I am at....
03-17-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

I have decided on my Electronics package. I am...

I have decided on my Electronics package. I am Big on the KISS principal (keep it simple Stupid). I plan to use a mix of Analog and Digital servos. Usually I use analog on Warbirds and Digital on...
03-14-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1632x1224/wing_spar_ec81f3cf62b51f142b5a748226d8c0fa3ad4f504.jpg
Gear doors come pre hinged. Flaps are fowler style hinged....
03-14-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,466
Posted By TimD.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1632x1224/fuse_c043a0185069e1482a00fded2a14f06bfd2ec991.jpg
Big crutch system built in all the way to the firewall. (A+ on that)....
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