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Forum: RC Jets
08-25-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

Repair finished. Due to the missing material in...

Repair finished. Due to the missing material in the spar and inability to patch on the spar tube side I installed a plywood patch. Itís really hard multi layer ply 1/8Ē. Also after sanding the resin...
Forum: RC Jets
08-24-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

Well, now Iím mad. Went back out to check the...

Well, now Iím mad. Went back out to check the wing and realized there is a big hole in the spar tube that split. And it was built in because you can clearly see the white Hysol from manufacturing. It...
Forum: RC Jets
08-24-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

Yup I informed Ray L. Thanks again for your help....

Yup I informed Ray L. Thanks again for your help. I may glue ply plates over those holes since the ply (and CF) on the side we canít see is gone. The resin in the tubes is drying now.
I like to...
Forum: RC Jets
08-24-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

A few more pics for the factory. I think they are...

A few more pics for the factory. I think they are going overboard with the lightening holes, my opinion. On the looser wing, the side that split, I can definitely see missing plywood bits at the...
Forum: RC Jets
08-24-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

Thanks Dave. Removing any ďplayĒ at the wing rib...

Thanks Dave. Removing any ďplayĒ at the wing rib sounds good.
Forum: RC Jets
08-23-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

Yes, I noticed this movement during the wing...

Yes, I noticed this movement during the wing removal today and that caught my attention but simply inserting the spar gives the same results. Namely movement in the vertical plane, as you would...
Forum: RC Jets
08-23-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

Thereís not much I can do besides seal the crack...

Thereís not much I can do besides seal the crack with a fiberglass patch and fly conservatively until Iím sure the wing isnít spreading. That tube is completely buried in the wing center section. The...
Forum: RC Jets
08-23-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/043cfd1f_f81e_4236_90eb_c38d35d4bad3_48f31692e72ad6f8561fb4bdf07b5bf49954227f.jpeg
One more showing the extent of the crack, one...
Forum: RC Jets
08-23-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

As I continue pushing my Mephisto to its limits I...

As I continue pushing my Mephisto to its limits I encountered a failure today while taking it apart after flying. One wing tube seemed slightly loose, just a fraction but it made a cracking sound as...
Forum: RC Jets
08-22-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/image_cfaca5c562e1b20459305db17c30004261d9e757.jpg
I just made an aluminum bracket to hold the plugs as far from the turbine as...
Forum: RC Jets
07-24-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

I ran the overflow lines to the top of the...

I ran the overflow lines to the top of the fuselage cavity (below the canopy/hatch) but I still get fuel being sucked between the fuselage and the wing center section. Maybe an old school vent...
Forum: RC Jets
06-09-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/7b1e5869_8e88_445c_b79d_3836e59d4940_82a895bb5689d4810ea8095dddc050f01d7ef7ff.jpeg...
Forum: RC Jets
05-31-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

Hopefully you can get a picture. Still away from...

Hopefully you can get a picture. Still away from home...
Forum: RC Jets
05-31-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

Ok so you know what Iím saying then, tank front...

Ok so you know what Iím saying then, tank front in bulkhead hole and rear supported by those brackets. Blocks to keep them from rotating or sliding backwards.
Forum: RC Jets
05-31-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

Your tanks look different than mine and I have a...

Your tanks look different than mine and I have a V2 so no ducts and could be quite different? But if I remember correctly on mine the brackets are at the seam in the CARF tanks, the tanks are held in...
Forum: RC Jets
05-26-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

I put as much Hysol as possible, big fillets...

I put as much Hysol as possible, big fillets basically, but no additional structure. Itís been fine for me.
Forum: RC Jets
05-22-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

Yup a little bit of grinding required here and...

Yup a little bit of grinding required here and there, but then you only take out the minimum required so I like that CARF does it that way.
Forum: RC Jets
05-22-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

Yes, I mentioned that. Just open up a wedge shape...

Yes, I mentioned that. Just open up a wedge shape slowly until you have full free travel then clean it up. I doubt that horn would be easy to grind away anyway, tough stuff!
Forum: RC Jets
05-18-2021, 04:58 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

I did a dry fit of everything from the turbine...

I did a dry fit of everything from the turbine back but the foam/ply bulkhead aft of the stab tube ends up hard against that tube. I think thatís how I determined what was perpendicular to the pipe...
Forum: RC Jets
05-17-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

Since Iím here I may as well warn you all to not...

Since Iím here I may as well warn you all to not overtighten the assembly screws at the field. Iíve not had problems over the years with this on other planes or vehicles, Iím not someone who strips...
Forum: RC Jets
05-17-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

Pretty sure I glued the ply to the foam,...

Pretty sure I glued the ply to the foam, installed the vector with screws, then removed the vector and installed the ply/foam ring with Hysol. There was some grinding with a Dremel required. Then the...
Forum: RC Jets
04-24-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

That's the spirit!

That's the spirit!
Forum: RC Jets
04-24-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

No itís mid flap, wherever it was when I removed...

No itís mid flap, wherever it was when I removed the flap at the field. Full flap is about 0.5mm from the servo arm touching the wing skin. I canít remember the angle but 55-60 sounds about right.
Forum: RC Jets
04-23-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

I forgot what engine you are using but with the...

I forgot what engine you are using but with the KT320 residual thrust is pretty high. I have the most deflection possible following the manual. It is a crazy amount of throw but works like a charm in...
Forum: RC Jets
04-23-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,585
Posted By husafreak

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/image_740cb43514a76e9d587cd5635ea62e46da134db7.jpg
The manual is really well written concerning this assembly so recommended...
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