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Forum: RC Jets
05-20-2022, 05:44 PM
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Posted By jvaliensi

Check the elevators too

Check the elevators too
Forum: RC Jets
05-03-2022, 07:12 AM
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Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

I didn't notice residual thrust as an issue. Full...

I didn't notice residual thrust as an issue. Full flaps slow it down pretty significantly.
I put a K70-G4 in my yellow RH and it weighs slightly more than my X90 version. I didn't expect that!
I'd...
Forum: RC Jets
05-02-2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

I think this is about more than the ultimate...

I think this is about more than the ultimate thrust. The X45 and X90 have similar ramp up times from idle to full thrust. So, the X90 gets to 45N quicker than the X45 does. This makes the Rebel Hot...
Forum: RC Jets
05-01-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3291_e913000606fe2c71a543745886537ff0a60852d9.jpeg
I reconfigured my Rebel Hot from an X45 to an X90. it increased the dry...
Forum: RC Jets
04-29-2022, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

Hi, My JP gear were solid aluminum legs which...

Hi,
My JP gear were solid aluminum legs which go into the actuator. The actuator clamps around the legs.
My Electron legs have the pin between the two parts. But I think the pin is hardened steel...
Forum: RC Jets
04-06-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

Promodeler servos have a nice build, with...

Promodeler servos have a nice build, with features others don't do. The price is fair. I've had some weird experiences with them and will avoid them, but I never has a failure.
The MKS 747 are the...
Forum: RC Jets
03-24-2022, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/320x198/kpop_04a4008d050f5069e2b28c3f2ca5ea5e71bd4301.jpeg
I like mine.
Forum: RC Jets
03-21-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

I have two. I didn't think my first one would...

I have two.
I didn't think my first one would last. I had some issues to start off. But it still lives!
I ordered the solid yellow one and it took about 10 months for it to get to me because of...
Forum: RC Jets
03-21-2022, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/320x240/screen015_fa12910bf0811226793516cdbbcf533bfa79aff9.png...
Forum: RC Jets
03-21-2022, 08:15 AM
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Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2662_5581158bb88bf38dc5aa9124e212c79ca2885f25.jpeg...
Forum: RC Jets
01-29-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

A nose ring for your rebel, how very 21st century...

A nose ring for your rebel, how very 21st century of you.:)
Seriously, the pin is a bugger to pull out, I have to use pliers.
Forum: RC Jets
01-09-2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

I've used the same Digitech trap with good...

I've used the same Digitech trap with good success. For what's it worth.
Forum: RC Jets
01-07-2022, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

Hi, I installed the same Digitech header tank...

Hi,
I installed the same Digitech header tank in my K70 Rebel Hot. You can see it in post #891.
I suggest you rotate the tank 90-deg so the line to the tank is at the highest point, keeping as high...
Forum: RC Jets
01-01-2022, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

I want to replace the "REBEL" logo on my fuselage...

I want to replace the "REBEL" logo on my fuselage with one in a custom color. Does anyone have the graphic file that I can use to get vinyl cut?
Forum: RC Jets
12-21-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

My pin was in the bag with the plywood parts for...

My pin was in the bag with the plywood parts for the tank mount. I thought I lost mine too :)
Forum: RC Jets
12-20-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

I use nuts and washers with a through bolt...

I use nuts and washers with a through bolt attachment of the gear.
Tee-nuts are another acceptable solution for plywood. Smaller nuts will have too high of a bearing load on the plywood and cause...
Forum: RC Jets
12-18-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

My Electron equipped Hot nose sits higher than...

My Electron equipped Hot nose sits higher than the JP gear version. The Electron front leg is longer than stock and I had to trim the opening in the fuselage about 10mm to get the wheel in.
Forum: RC Jets
12-16-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

BTW- I'm using MKS 747 throughout my yellow Rebel...

BTW- I'm using MKS 747 throughout my yellow Rebel Hot and PowerBox wire (not Maxi) and do not have any issues.
I did have a weird issue with Promodeler servos in another Jet. On those I used a...
Forum: RC Jets
12-16-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

I think it is more likely he has a loose fitting...

I think it is more likely he has a loose fitting servo connector than wire gauge. Building a new extension may fix that.
I'm going to try some mil-spec TEFZEL 22 gauge aircraft wire for servo...
Forum: RC Jets
12-13-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

The connectors Hanson and Powerbox sell are cheap...

The connectors Hanson and Powerbox sell are cheap imitations of Mini-PV 0.10" connectors made by Amphol (Dupont). They work fine but are not as reliable as the Mini-PVs.
If you want to learn more I...
Forum: RC Jets
12-13-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

I've been having some success with the Knipex ...

I've been having some success with the Knipex 11-82-130 stripper:

https://www.kctool.com/knipex-11-82-130-electronics-wire-stripping-shears-multigrip/

I've had no success with a stripper named...
Forum: RC Jets
12-13-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

The weird thing about Powerbox wire is its size....

The weird thing about Powerbox wire is its size. Its 0.35mm^2 which is in between 21 & 22 AWG and is not a standard metric wire size. So ,stripping it is difficult because there are no strippers of...
Forum: RC Jets
12-12-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

Try switching to twisted wire and see if it helps.

Try switching to twisted wire and see if it helps.
Forum: RC Jets
12-12-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

Are you using twisted servo extension wire or...

Are you using twisted servo extension wire or flat ribbon? The signal wire could be acting like an antenna. Perhaps a wrap thru a ferrite core might help.
Forum: RC Jets
12-08-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 183,498
Posted By jvaliensi

Bob, Where did you set the CG? I've read...

Bob,
Where did you set the CG? I've read somewhere that up to 10mm behind the wing tube is okay.
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