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Forum: Glow Engines
04-03-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2,503
Views: 293,702
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Eric, Its the 115, 9 cylinder gas engine I...

Hi Eric,
Its the 115, 9 cylinder gas engine I am interested in. I have started a few hand drawn doodles of the general configuration of the Bulldog. I am surprised that the build looks to be really...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-02-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2,503
Views: 293,702
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Tom, I will give Morris a call but he is...

Hi Tom,
I will give Morris a call but he is bound to have a vested interest. I was looking for an unbiased report. I guess I will have to wait a while. At the moment the project is just in my...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-02-2020, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2,503
Views: 293,702
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Guys, I came looking for information on...

Hi Guys,
I came looking for information on these engines as I have in mind te purchase of a 9 cylinder 115 gas radial. I must admit to having not read all 2500 posts on this very informative thread...
Forum: RC Jets
12-14-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 32,826
Posted By JohnMac

I just ordered my Rebel hot a couple of weeks ago...

I just ordered my Rebel hot a couple of weeks ago through Dave. I plan to use my X45 in it. One of our friends here in the North of England bought one of the original Pirroti models. He as a Kingtech...
Forum: RC Jets
12-03-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,509
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Behzad, The Xicoy ones may be worth looking...

Hi Behzad,
The Xicoy ones may be worth looking at. I got a set for a customer (for a different model) and they looked and felt really good.

John
Forum: RC Jets
12-03-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,509
Posted By JohnMac

Behzad, Iwould take a look at the way the gear...

Behzad,
Iwould take a look at the way the gear mounts are attached to the spars in the wing. The spars are very fragile whilst the gear monts are much stronger. I had a K30 in my MB339 that was...
Forum: RC Jets
09-18-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,174
Posted By JohnMac

The vertical launch did look spectacular. The...

The vertical launch did look spectacular. The commentator just needs to get a bit more enthusiasm going on :)
Forum: RC Jets
09-10-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By JohnMac

Talking Steve, If you want to know about MKS servos give...

Steve, If you want to know about MKS servos give me a call. I have been running them for years.
Today would be good since you have nothing to do today Ahahaha!

John
08-17-2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3,757
Views: 556,209
Posted By JohnMac

Thank you Greg. Regards, John

Thank you Greg.
Regards,

John
08-16-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3,757
Views: 556,209
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Guys, My Corsair is almost ready to be...

Hi Guys,
My Corsair is almost ready to be painted. I want to add all the small details now that bring a scale model to life, but I am struggling to find good photographic reference sources. At the...
Forum: RC Jets
03-17-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By JohnMac

Yes, Way too big. If you are a fan of the MPX...

Yes, Way too big. If you are a fan of the MPX Funjet why not get the SAB Tortuga: https://www.jettstreamuk.co.uk/sab-antartica.html
Its a bit bigger than the funjet but that is good because there is...
Forum: RC Jets
03-03-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 39,853
Posted By JohnMac

Thanks for the Videos guys. Here is one of the...

Thanks for the Videos guys. Here is one of the story of the Buccaneer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46a-7N_13Sk.
I once went to a lecture by a retired Buccaneer pilot who started as a midshipman...
Forum: RC Jets
11-14-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 39,853
Posted By JohnMac

Stunning project Paul. I wish you every success...

Stunning project Paul. I wish you every success with it.
John
Forum: RC Jets
11-11-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 79,772
Posted By JohnMac

Thanks for the replies Tshark203 and Dr Scholes. ...

Thanks for the replies Tshark203 and Dr Scholes.
Tshark 2013, the kit that I know about is around 35 miles from my home. Your are about 3000;) But thanks for the offer.
But both good ideas about...
Forum: RC Jets
11-10-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 79,772
Posted By JohnMac

Is Flytechique still going? I know were there is...

Is Flytechique still going? I know were there is one of these kits, unstarted and I have considered looking into purchasing it. However, given the flap jamming issues and a report of a wing snapping,...
Forum: RC Jets
08-12-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 176,189
Posted By JohnMac

900 mHz

So you have proved that the 900 mHz system works Paul. Why has someone installed a 2.4mHz jammer in the first place?
John
Forum: RC Jets
03-18-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,303
Posted By JohnMac

Well Said.

Well Said.
03-18-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,053
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Jack, I took a look in my plans box...

Hi Jack,
I took a look in my plans box yesterday whilst up in the loft. Unfortunately I do not have these plans any longer. Be aware that the fin and rudder are the wrong shape, way too small. I...
Forum: RC Jets
03-14-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,092
Posted By JohnMac

Marvin from Details for scale has now been in...

Marvin from Details for scale has now been in touch with me and resolved my issue, for which I am most grateful. The package is on its way to me now.
I just wanted to set that record straight,...
Forum: RC Jets
03-14-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,211
Posted By JohnMac

I had the first M160 sold in the UK. I was...

I had the first M160 sold in the UK. I was delighted with the engine and ended up with 4 of them, all early ones and gas start. They did me proud over the years. One day I heard a strange sound from...
Forum: RC Jets
03-12-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,092
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Mark, I did a search and came up with Bob...

Hi Mark,
I did a search and came up with Bob testing some chutes, but I could not find anything about him making one. Do you have a link please?
Thanks

John
Forum: RC Jets
03-11-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,092
Posted By JohnMac

Thanks Mark, That could be just what I need. ...

Thanks Mark,
That could be just what I need.
John
Forum: RC Jets
03-11-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,092
Posted By JohnMac

Yes done that. Nothing forthcoming. Anyway, like...

Yes done that. Nothing forthcoming. Anyway, like I said I am looking for alternatives, not to rake up history.
John
Forum: RC Jets
03-08-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,092
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Dan, Sadly my recent experience has led me...

Hi Dan,
Sadly my recent experience has led me to believe that it would not wish to use either Dan Gill or the new guy in the future.
I spent a lot of money on the lighting system for my Hawk. What...
Forum: RC Jets
03-08-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,092
Posted By JohnMac

Smile Hi Darren, As if I ever do bouncy landings!...

Hi Darren,
As if I ever do bouncy landings! Yes, I take your point but I would have a manual switch as well, and I would use a logical switch with a short time delay. However, I will bear in mind...
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