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12-11-2008, 02:22 AM
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

Birddog It's all good man. We are here to help ...

Birddog
It's all good man. We are here to help
If you need any help when you get yours just ask
Have fun!
11-28-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 228
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

Larry Those tests were done spinning that fan...

Larry
Those tests were done spinning that fan with a little dinky motor
I am using a man size motor!
LOL =)
My friend flew the PH3 F-16 on a 3W like you have but he used a 6904 fan
Flew very...
11-28-2008, 02:06 PM
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

Larry Perfect! I don't know why I didn't...

Larry
Perfect!
I don't know why I didn't think of using regular prop adapters before?
I actually found one in my stash that works but is a tad too long. But now I know what to look for
Way to...
11-28-2008, 07:35 AM
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

Larry No need to go thru that trouble If you...

Larry
No need to go thru that trouble
If you can take the adapter off and snap a pic of it from the side that would be perfect!
Is it a standard prop adpter collet type?
Thanks for the help!
11-28-2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 228
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

Mike Actually no The HET motors are...

Mike
Actually no
The HET motors are specifically designed to run in HET fans which are 70MM I am putting them in a smaller fan (64MM) so I get the increased thrust and still be able to stay well...
11-28-2008, 05:49 AM
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

Larry You are now my new best friend! I need...

Larry
You are now my new best friend!
I need to know what adapter you used to mount that fan to that motor!
I have had a set of these fans slated for a twin for 6 months but cannot find an adapter...
11-28-2008, 04:09 AM
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

*Rider Don't underestimate yourself or let this...

*Rider
Don't underestimate yourself or let this plane intimidate you because it's a jet
This airframe has excellent flying qualities and can fly slow with no problems if built stock..
It makes a...
11-28-2008, 01:57 AM
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

IflyRC PUSHER PROP!?!?! Blasphemy my friend! ...

IflyRC
PUSHER PROP!?!?!
Blasphemy my friend!
You should wash your mouth out with soap and shaving cream then go boil yourself in oil for saying that! =)
I love when guys tell me EDF's are so...
11-27-2008, 11:10 PM
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

Mike That's affirmative! I am one of those...

Mike
That's affirmative!
I am one of those single guys who doesn't mind working holidays
If I could find a way to get paid for building and flying airplanes, racing RC cas on sat night, and...
11-27-2008, 10:32 PM
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

IflyRC ahhhhh a kit build! I am impressed to...

IflyRC
ahhhhh a kit build!
I am impressed to all [email protected]
I can remember as a kid removing my closet door and using it as a building board! ahh good times
I tell all these guys at my flying field...
11-27-2008, 08:16 PM
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

MGB For the maiden flight set the CG right at...

MGB
For the maiden flight set the CG right at the forward edge of the cheater holes
Set the elevons at the location the manual tells you to then give it about 7 clicks of "up trim" That should get...
11-27-2008, 04:38 PM
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

Great job Mike! I am glad you gave her a few...

Great job Mike!
I am glad you gave her a few clicks of up beforelaunch to keep her out of the weeds
She is a blast to fly huh?
Flies so good too!
congrats man!
11-27-2008, 02:34 PM
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

No wind x-cuses today Mike! Let er rip man!

No wind x-cuses today Mike!
Let er rip man!
11-27-2008, 05:26 AM
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

Mike Awwwww c'mon man! Wind doesn't matter to...

Mike
Awwwww c'mon man!
Wind doesn't matter to us jet jockeys....we eat it up from the front and [email protected] it out the back!
Ifly....
Yes she does get small quick
Everyone thought I was nutz for tiger...
11-27-2008, 04:23 AM
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

Mike E-mail sent!

Mike
E-mail sent!
11-27-2008, 03:36 AM
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

IflyRC The only thing I know about tensile...

IflyRC
The only thing I know about tensile strength has to do with steel and Aluminum and titanuim alloys
As for epoxy I do know that the longer the cure time the stronger the bond
Although.....I...
11-27-2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 228
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

Actually the longer the set time on epoxy the...

Actually the longer the set time on epoxy the stronger the bond is
I am pretty sure the foam is EPS Foam. I think Elapor foam is that stuff Multiplex makes their planes out of
Mike I am gonna take...
11-26-2008, 07:12 PM
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

Mike Very little mods to get 70MM to fit ...

Mike
Very little mods to get 70MM to fit
Measure the outside intake lip of the stock fan....it's very close to 70MM
You just have to sink the servos in a little deeper to make room for the thrust...
11-26-2008, 05:25 PM
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

Mike Deployment? Better you than me brother! ...

Mike
Deployment?
Better you than me brother!
I did my share of Med cruises, Okinawa and Iwakuni tours
Now I stay my happy @ss right here!
Have fun man...when you leave and where ya going?
You...
11-26-2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,150
Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

IflyRC What you should do is throw yourself on...

IflyRC
What you should do is throw yourself on the ground kick your legs and scream while flailing your arms
In other words just throw a big ole hissy fit!
That will show her who the baby is!...
11-26-2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,150
Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

RobEllis Stock setup will get you 65-70 Mph...

RobEllis
Stock setup will get you 65-70 Mph flat and level
Faster of course in a dive.....but when we radar planes no diving is allowed
Hope this helps!
11-24-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 228
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Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

AnglerHi Would you go fly that darn thing...

AnglerHi
Would you go fly that darn thing already?
She looks killer Mike!
Great Job
11-24-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,150
Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

[email protected] That battery will work fine for stock...

[email protected]
That battery will work fine for stock application
when I first maiden a plane esp and EDF I fly it for about 3 to 4 min then land and immediately temp the motor and battery with a temp gun...
11-24-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,150
Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

[email protected] let me see if I can help you a bit Carbon...

[email protected] let me see if I can help you a bit
Carbon spars I think are more preference than necessity but of course once you get up in the speed the need for them goes up. I feel if you plan on flying...
11-24-2008, 05:31 AM
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Views: 24,150
Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

Iflyrc I made a bet with a fellow flyer at my...

Iflyrc
I made a bet with a fellow flyer at my field that if he brought his model rocket launch pad I will glue a couple of guide tubes to my jet and she will take off straight up!
:O
These planes...
11-24-2008, 04:52 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,150
Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

AnglerHi In one I am using a HET 6904 70MM fan...

AnglerHi
In one I am using a HET 6904 70MM fan and a jetscreamer 1400, 100 amp ESC, flightpower 3200 Mah 4 cell ...90 amps and 1410 watts
145 - 150 Mph
The other is using a schubler DS 30 70 MM...
11-24-2008, 03:24 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,150
Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

AnglerHi She is looking awesome! Hillbille is...

AnglerHi
She is looking awesome!
Hillbille is right......the rectangle holes along the sides of the fuse under the wings
The forward edge of these is where you want to balance
Careful about...
11-24-2008, 01:44 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,150
Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

AnglerHi I have flown all of mine with the CG...

AnglerHi
I have flown all of mine with the CG right at the front edge of the cheater hole
She flies butter right there. I balance mine level there and it's hands off flying inverted or rightside up
11-19-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,150
Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

Angler hi I have done two of mine in Tiger...

Angler hi
I have done two of mine in Tiger stripes
The easiest way I found was to use a brush my friend
It is painstaking but when everyone
who sees it asks where you got the stencil to do that...
11-17-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,150
Posted By USMC_VTOL_Mech

Hillbille It's the same fan that comes with the...

Hillbille
It's the same fan that comes with the e-flite airliner (3 blade version) or the e-flite F-15 (6 blade version)
Very very similair to the old style wattage fans
I believe Hobby Lobby has...
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