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05-14-2009, 08:55 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

For Sale: JGF 550T (x2)

I'm selling two JustGoFly 550T brushless outrunner motors. These motors were going to be used for a TwinJet project that never materialized.

One motor is brand new. Only removed from box for...
05-08-2009, 05:06 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

I took my tax return and bought a couple...

I took my tax return and bought a couple hotliners and a Sunracer Pylon. The Funjet is a lot of fun, and I'm still flying it, but once I experienced flying the moulded planes - I was hooked :)

I...
04-20-2009, 07:35 AM
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Posted By carpetbomb

Same thing happened to me today (first time). I...

Same thing happened to me today (first time). I was flying my FJ in winds that were at 25mph and gusting to who knows what - it was bad. I was setting up to land and the next thing I know - I see...
04-07-2009, 09:11 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

I think for most people in the states - the...

I think for most people in the states - the bandit is too expensive as an entry level plane. Seems like a great plane, and there are a lot of good things said about it, but there's no denying that...
04-06-2009, 08:21 AM
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Posted By carpetbomb

ouch

(I posted this to rcg as well. I think it's not a bad idea to share the story here as well. Can never be too careful.)

funjet only fun until you poke your eye out! (aka blade strike during toss)
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04-03-2009, 08:42 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

Sounds fun!

Sounds fun!
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Posted By carpetbomb

Dawn Patrol Fly-in: 4/4/2009 - Moreno Valley, CA

Club: Gilman Springs RC Flyers
Event: Dawn Patrol Fly-in (WWI Models Only)

Where: Killeen Field, Gilman Springs Rd., Moreno Valley, CA
When: Saturday - April 4, 2009 - 8am to "whenever"
Fee:...
04-03-2009, 08:18 AM
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Posted By carpetbomb

Totally interested in your help, and very much...

Totally interested in your help, and very much appreciated! PM'ing! and thanks!
04-02-2009, 11:15 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

You either have to mount it on the outside, or on...

You either have to mount it on the outside, or on the inside. Sounds like you need to mount on the inside with your configuration. Maybe post some pictures to get a better idea what you're dealing...
04-02-2009, 10:39 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

I've mounted outrunner motors to the stock FJ...

I've mounted outrunner motors to the stock FJ motor mount. Just screw it on.
04-02-2009, 10:38 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

That's the problem with the speed addiction....

That's the problem with the speed addiction. There's no end to it. Once you hit the speed you really want to go the thrill is gone, and you want to go even faster. I remember when I had my first wild...
04-02-2009, 08:56 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

Yeah, exciting stuff for sure. Looks totally...

Yeah, exciting stuff for sure. Looks totally wicked, and it seems like a lot of fun. Might be something fun to try in the future, but for sure I would practice, practice with something nice and...
04-02-2009, 12:02 AM
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Posted By carpetbomb

hah, no doubt. I think I've seen the same video...

hah, no doubt. I think I've seen the same video on youtube. The FPV has a pretty wicked OSD as well. Seems like a lot of fun. How do you find your way back to you when get really far away?
04-01-2009, 10:30 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

Thanks. :) Almost all my batteries are from...

Thanks. :)

Almost all my batteries are from HC. You just can't beat their prices. I've run the FJ twice now with those the 6S pack (which is really two Zippy 3S 1300mAh packs run in series). The...
04-01-2009, 07:15 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

Welp. I got impatient, and took the FJ out to a...

Welp. I got impatient, and took the FJ out to a field with the 6S pack. Sounded a lot meaner in the air, and seemed to be moving faster, but the eagletree airspeed module is only blinking 125. All in...
04-01-2009, 06:12 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

Wanted to add a couple pictures of my Funjet. ...

Wanted to add a couple pictures of my Funjet.

I saw someone else modify their canopy - think his name was chippedprop. Decided to give it a go myself, and while not the prettiest thing -...
03-28-2009, 01:36 AM
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Posted By carpetbomb

Hmm, maybe that's it. I have the module sitting...

Hmm, maybe that's it. I have the module sitting right next to my receiver (AR6100) right up near the front of the nose. I have the two tubes connected to the airscoop rod. There's maybe about 1.5" of...
03-27-2009, 10:32 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

Maybe I'm doing something wrong. My recently...

Maybe I'm doing something wrong. My recently built funjet has only hit a max airspeed (according to eagletree v3 airspeed module) of 83MPH. I haven't been able to weigh it, but it's glassed with...
03-23-2009, 07:56 AM
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Views: 1,019
Posted By carpetbomb

Chellie, Thanks for the info. Plane looks...

Chellie,

Thanks for the info. Plane looks really nice! By the way, I experimented a bit more tonight with the thinner. The test piece I used earlier (which completely melted away was foam from...
03-23-2009, 04:14 AM
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Posted By carpetbomb

Paint removal (water based)

Does anyone have any tricks/recommendations/etc. on removing water based paints from models?

Specifically, I'm want to remove Krylon h2o (black) paint from my funjet. I painted the nose black and...
03-20-2009, 08:12 AM
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Posted By carpetbomb

You play, you pay :)

You play, you pay :)
03-20-2009, 12:28 AM
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Posted By carpetbomb

That would be great. If you have some, I would...

That would be great. If you have some, I would like to see how you mounted the outrunner motor. I'm currently building my own funjet, and I'm going to be using a JGF outrunner. It looks like I can...
03-19-2009, 07:41 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

I'm sure you'll get a lot of different answers...

I'm sure you'll get a lot of different answers here, but I would suggest HS-82MG servos.
03-19-2009, 07:36 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

Hey - that was a really good video. I really like...

Hey - that was a really good video. I really like your funjet design.
03-05-2009, 06:00 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

No.

No.
03-05-2009, 05:01 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

Should be ok.

Should be ok.
03-05-2009, 08:13 AM
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Posted By carpetbomb

This is actually a pretty solid/stable platform,...

This is actually a pretty solid/stable platform, and has enough thrust to (sometimes) take off from grass (certain conditions apply).

It has a large surface area like the Stryker, so it floats...
03-04-2009, 09:44 PM
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Posted By carpetbomb

Awesome! thanks so much.

Awesome! thanks so much.
03-04-2009, 09:31 PM
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Views: 12,903
Posted By carpetbomb

Nope, I wasn't able to find the motor on the HC...

Nope, I wasn't able to find the motor on the HC website. The closet match was is this one: http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=7993

Is that the one you're using? The...
03-04-2009, 04:19 PM
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Views: 12,903
Posted By carpetbomb

heya! I was one of the people that e-mailed you...

heya! I was one of the people that e-mailed you :) thanks so much the video - that really helped a lot. How fast is your setup on a 3S pack? I tried mounting a 4S pack in my wild wing last night, but...
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