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Forum: RC Jets
03-10-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 75,347
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: 574
Views: 75,347
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: 1,421
Views: 126,433
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: 602
Views: 131,612
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: 602
Views: 131,612
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: 1,421
Views: 126,433
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: 259
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: 259
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: 259
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: 1,421
Views: 126,433
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: 1,421
Views: 126,433
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: 94,362
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: 94,362
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: 1,421
Views: 126,433
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: 1,421
Views: 126,433
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: 1,421
Views: 126,433
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: 1,421
Views: 126,433
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...
Forum: RC Jets
01-20-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 126,433
Posted By tucson

limitdown i am going to take some time to digest...

limitdown i am going to take some time to digest what you said.
when you say cut the bolt we are talking about abolt that is going through a clamp. the head of the bolt is what is keeping the top...
Forum: RC Jets
01-19-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 126,433
Posted By tucson

Tom thanks for the pictures. i will check it out....

Tom thanks for the pictures. i will check it out.
i just came across another posible solution.
if you remove the turbine there is a open cavity between the locking screw and the engine...
Forum: RC Jets
01-19-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 126,433
Posted By tucson

tom i will check with harbor freight and see what...

tom i will check with harbor freight and see what you are talking about.
i will let you all know what happens.
unfortunately this could happen to anyone of us.
stan
Forum: RC Jets
01-19-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 126,433
Posted By tucson

Dansy, i already used an extractor. it didn't...

Dansy,
i already used an extractor. it didn't work. just made the hole in the socket larger. it wouldn't budge the screw.
i wonder if the clamp is made out of aluminum. that could be part of the...
Forum: RC Jets
01-19-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 126,433
Posted By tucson

Tom and T3chDad don't think I can cut a slot in...

Tom and T3chDad don't think I can cut a slot in the screw head without tearing up the surface of the glass and paint. looks like drilling out the screw is going to be the best option but i could...
Forum: RC Jets
01-18-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 126,433
Posted By tucson

frozen wing clamp screw.

i can use some advice. my rear wing clamp screw has become big time frozen. i have used an extractor and all it did was ream out the top of the 3mm screw head even more to where the extractor...
Forum: RC Jets
12-28-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 13,909
Posted By tucson

Lg15

i bought mine from Dirk at Pacific.
Forum: RC Jets
12-28-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 13,909
Posted By tucson

they didnt lock up as bad. the main problem was...

they didnt lock up as bad. the main problem was the uneven braking. just not enough of an improvement for me. i didnt want to waste any more time messing with them. to me it was a lost cause..
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