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Forum: RC Jets
12-19-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,069
Posted By flyinfool1

The FAA does not usually get involved in...

The FAA does not usually get involved in ultralight crashes unless there is a fatality or serious injury or major property damage. Then most of what they do is gather up every piece they can find to...
Forum: RC Jets
11-14-2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,691
Posted By flyinfool1

Hmmmmmm............ I guess I just never...

Hmmmmmm............
I guess I just never thought of it before. IF shorting the glow lead is a potential issue, would an inline fuse be an appropriate remedy?? What about for the starter motor? The...
Forum: RC Jets
11-13-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,691
Posted By flyinfool1

The first question I would have is what caused it...

The first question I would have is what caused it to blow? I would hate to get a new one plug it in and watch the magic blue smoke roll out of it because the original problem is still there. Are you...
Forum: RC Jets
09-15-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,693
Posted By flyinfool1

If you have enough power, anything will fly. I...

If you have enough power, anything will fly.
I am still getting K1 at the gas station, last fill was $3.89/gal.
Forum: RC Jets
07-17-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,937
Posted By flyinfool1

Well I did get it out to try to light it up...

Well I did get it out to try to light it up today. I got a bunch of pops a few farts and a couple of really loud BANGS. The longest it ran was about 2 seconds. It was like it was just burning off the...
Forum: RC Jets
06-06-2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,882
Posted By flyinfool1

I am the OP of the RCG tread being discussed. ...

I am the OP of the RCG tread being discussed.
Bet you are wrong. I do not know you and I don't believe that you know me, Please do not try to tell others what my desires are. You have no clue.
That...
Forum: RC Jets
01-17-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 159,452
Posted By flyinfool1

All I can say is, Yup :D A pic is worth a...

All I can say is, Yup :D
A pic is worth a thousand words....

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/800x600/r54_on_skis_f907ec1cbed98c01b3c705748ce2cfb702eed65f.jpg
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Forum: RC Jets
01-15-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 159,452
Posted By flyinfool1

Sounds like fun, BUT I just can not resist...

Sounds like fun, BUT I just can not resist asking, How cold is cold.in the middle of CA?
Forum: RC Jets
12-21-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By flyinfool1

Leave the brake off. The brake is to more...

Leave the brake off.
The brake is to more quickly slow a heavy prop or if it is in a car that needs braking. The brake will make more heat.
If you can connect an amp meter that is capable of...
Forum: RC Jets
12-20-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By flyinfool1

I think that some of the smoke you were seeing at...

I think that some of the smoke you were seeing at the time of failure was all of the magic blue smoke leaving either your sequencer and/or the ESC.

The switching on and off is hard on the ESC due...
Forum: RC Jets
11-02-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,016
Posted By flyinfool1

I wonder if you could trade the Aeroshell 500 to...

I wonder if you could trade the Aeroshell 500 to a local FBO for some fuel?? Or maybe some dual time?
Forum: RC Jets
09-13-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,114
Posted By flyinfool1

On my old JetCat P70 there are no curves to set...

On my old JetCat P70 there are no curves to set in the ECU, I had to create my own in the transmitter. What I wanted was a liner response. With a linear expo all of the throttle action happens in the...
Forum: RC Jets
09-10-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,380
Posted By flyinfool1

Here it is a no brainier, the local FBOs will not...

Here it is a no brainier, the local FBOs will not sell to walk ups or into jugs, only directly into an aircraft.
I literally have to drive right past the gas station with the K1 tank going to or...
Forum: RC Jets
09-08-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,937
Posted By flyinfool1

Thanks LGM Graphix , With your paint skills just...

Thanks LGM Graphix , With your paint skills just don't look to close at my mess.........lol

I have never seen a website specifically for these airplanes or the pulse Jets.

Looking at your tag...
Forum: RC Jets
09-08-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,380
Posted By flyinfool1

I found a way to easily mix the biobor. I...

I found a way to easily mix the biobor.

I got a 16 ounce Bottle like the ones used for 2 cycle oil with the built in measuring cup.

Add 1 fl oz of biobor to 15 fl oz of your jet fuel (Mine is...
Forum: RC Jets
09-07-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,937
Posted By flyinfool1

OK it has been a while since I posted. Not much...

OK it has been a while since I posted.
Not much happening with COVID doing its thing.
But I did get all of the TI parts made. It was a learning experience.

The only parts that are not TI are the...
Forum: RC Jets
09-05-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,973
Posted By flyinfool1

With being laid off due to COVID I have been...

With being laid off due to COVID I have been getting some stuff done on a couple of projects. But it is hard to keep the ambition up.

Redesigning and making new main gear struts for my R54.
...
Forum: RC Jets
08-14-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4,578
Views: 869,231
Posted By flyinfool1

Well I have some new gear made up. Set 1 is out...

Well I have some new gear made up.
Set 1 is out of 3/16 and made the same as the stock gear except the coil is bigger diameter to give it a bit more spring action.

Set 2 is made from 7/32 wire...
Forum: RC Jets
08-09-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By flyinfool1

One more vote for never putting fuel in the jug...

One more vote for never putting fuel in the jug before the oil.
I also add a home made BioBor JF mix that contains a dye to further identify mixed fuel.
Forum: RC Jets
08-08-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4,578
Views: 869,231
Posted By flyinfool1

The pro link trailing link gear look good, Do you...

The pro link trailing link gear look good, Do you know which gear you used? The Dreamworks website does not give enough info to pick one that will work.
I am in the process of making up some new...
Forum: RC Jets
08-05-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4,578
Views: 869,231
Posted By flyinfool1

OK the time has come. I need to do something...

OK the time has come. I need to do something different with the landing gear on my R54. I am getting tired of constantly replacing the struts or wire gear. I have tried Robart struts, the stock wire...
Forum: RC Jets
05-22-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4,578
Views: 869,231
Posted By flyinfool1

Looks like fun. I enjoy visiting other local...

Looks like fun.

I enjoy visiting other local clubs with my R54. It is amazing how many have never seen a turbine fly.

I took my R54 to a local club with another friend that was going to maiden...
Forum: RC Jets
12-10-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,055
Posted By flyinfool1

I have a similar situation. The planes must make...

I have a similar situation. The planes must make it from my truck thru the back door down the hall and around two corners and then down the basement steps. A lot of it is technique. I made some...
Forum: RC Jets
12-08-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,937
Posted By flyinfool1

And now for the drum roll...

And now for the drum roll please................,...,


The pics of the paint job you have been waiting for......................

This was the first time the sun came out since I painted it.
...
Forum: RC Jets
12-02-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,937
Posted By flyinfool1

Can you share some details on the launch rail? I...

Can you share some details on the launch rail? I was planning to attempt ROG with the aid of a healthy bungee, but a ramp should be better.
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