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07-15-2016, 01:19 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Here's the maiden with the 3000kv Heli motor and...

Here's the maiden with the 3000kv Heli motor and 1300 3S ..... she's good at that but not as fast as could be ...

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I will be looking at my TWIN again ... the 'bugs' biting me again...
07-13-2016, 06:21 AM
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Posted By solentlife

Haven't decided what to do yet with bungee. ...

Haven't decided what to do yet with bungee.

CF - I am thinking to run a couple along that nose to wing area that usually breaks. The Velcro strap goes through the fuselage body as you see by it...
07-12-2016, 05:52 PM
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Posted By solentlife

OK she's RTG .... ...

OK she's RTG ....

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/HK%20Parkjet/Parkjet%20003/PKJ3%20RTG%204_zps7d0aiozx.jpg...
07-11-2016, 08:19 PM
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Posted By solentlife

OK here she is getting fixed up, first is sitting...

OK here she is getting fixed up, first is sitting on top of Polaris as a sense of scale ..
...
07-11-2016, 10:18 AM
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Posted By solentlife

I know its an old thread .. but I have today...

I know its an old thread .. but I have today opened the box - very kindly sent to me by "Headlessagain" over on RCG.

Its a plain white job and will get my "RAF" scheme ...

I was looking at the...
11-27-2015, 09:20 PM
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Posted By solentlife

I have not forgot this one ... just too many...

I have not forgot this one ... just too many things happening at the moment ...

I will get round to it !

Nigel
10-30-2015, 05:42 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Dunno .. it really is a suck it and see .... ...

Dunno .. it really is a suck it and see ....
The floats are more than required for the model I reckon ... so she should float high and nose up.
As to getting gear wet - that's a price I can live...
10-29-2015, 12:18 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Ok ... here are a few starter piccies ... just...

Ok ... here are a few starter piccies ... just fitted roughly to give an idea of what she would look like ...

I used the old spare Cessna floats and I think actually they might just work !!
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10-23-2015, 11:47 AM
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Posted By solentlife

The Cessna 182 that is giving me real hassle on...

The Cessna 182 that is giving me real hassle on water ... will be giving up its first set of floats shortly.
They are too long for the PKJ ... but the main forward body is too short ... so my idea...
10-23-2015, 09:25 AM
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Posted By solentlife

All points noted Q .... The motors on the...

All points noted Q ....

The motors on the twin are probably going to be changed from the power hungry Heli jobs ... they really devour LiPo's.

I have ordered another Funfighter motor (same as...
10-20-2015, 07:43 AM
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Posted By solentlife

Got to think about height ... weight ... length...

Got to think about height ... weight ... length ....

I think simple box floats with a step just behind finger holes.

Floats to be in line with the 'bumps' under wings ....

Rear end in line...
10-19-2015, 09:00 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Ressurection !!

So who's up for restarting 'NEED FOR SPEED' ?

Since flying the Polaris ... which is no slow machine either ... I have been looking again at my Parkjet Twin Beast ................

I could never...
06-15-2014, 03:43 PM
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Posted By solentlife

One thing I have done for my heavier rail...

One thing I have done for my heavier rail structure ... the picture I posted earlier is 1/2" pipe ... my heavier is 3/4" .... The T connector - I have cut away the upper inner side of the T and the...
06-15-2014, 02:13 PM
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Posted By solentlife

The T connectors - what many people do is to cut...

The T connectors - what many people do is to cut the top of the T part so rails still clip in but there's no ridge on top of the rail.
I've actually cut mine so I can push - snap fit the rails in...
06-10-2014, 07:13 AM
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Posted By solentlife

I now have two bungees .... the 6mm for the light...

I now have two bungees .... the 6mm for the light stuff and 8mm for the heavy. But until I bought the 8mm - I used same tension for everything ... around the 6kg mark. Even on the PKJ and 50's.
My...
06-09-2014, 07:59 AM
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Posted By solentlife

That appeared to be too much aileron but not...

That appeared to be too much aileron but not enough elevator ?

I see you have the pipe insulation on the rails ... I took mine off - I found it caused friction with it's non-smooth surface. The...
06-08-2014, 05:40 AM
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Posted By solentlife

I still have my 222 PKJ and the Twin of course...

I still have my 222 PKJ and the Twin of course ....

Just got to psych myself up for it !!

Would be good to get NfS going again !!

Nigel
11-30-2013, 12:45 PM
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Posted By solentlife

This is actually the RC Speedo app under licence...

This is actually the RC Speedo app under licence to HK.

Prior to this - we had the difficult to use apps where you extracted the WAV sound file from videos ... ran through a PC app ... displayed...
11-27-2013, 06:42 PM
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Posted By solentlife

I don't Doubt Grayson are fast ... but that vid...

I don't Doubt Grayson are fast ... but that vid was ... shall we say ... a victim of excitement ?

The vid gives impression that the sport radar gun is easy and gives good results .. sorry but...
11-27-2013, 04:45 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Fast but if you notice the 119's are in a curved...

Fast but if you notice the 119's are in a curved path ... not straight.. The lower speed figs are more straight and accurate.

If it was with my guys doing speed checks - they would likely be...
09-16-2013, 11:06 AM
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Posted By solentlife

A few original PKJ's appeared on HK a short while...

A few original PKJ's appeared on HK a short while ago - yes you guessed - snapped up so fast they never touched shelf !!

So lets see if HK can snag up a few more !! It's fairly obvious that the...
07-21-2013, 08:21 AM
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Posted By solentlife

I tested the check-out and total for me was just...

I tested the check-out and total for me was just over $50 ........... sorry but for a bit of foam in a kit form ... no sir !

I'm back on my scratchbuilds ...

Nigel
07-20-2013, 05:51 PM
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Posted By solentlife

The message I had from HK..... posted earlier,...

The message I had from HK..... posted earlier, stated clearly : better and cheaper version 2.....

So what happened..?

I will probably give it a try... but I'm concerned at lack of size and room...
07-20-2013, 03:51 PM
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Posted By solentlife

New Parkjet now in HK.... Put Parkjet2 in...

New Parkjet now in HK....

Put Parkjet2 in the HK SEARCH box..... $22 for a kit.... a lot more for arf / rtf....

It's the mini Skyfun...... so smaller than the first.

Personally I'm...
07-05-2013, 03:36 AM
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Posted By solentlife

So I'm of to New Orleans in morning ... maybe 30...

So I'm of to New Orleans in morning ... maybe 30 hrs work ... then maybe fly out ... then to Middle East for another job ... looks like July is shot for me ...

Good luck Stu ...

As to Rx's...
05-07-2013, 11:13 AM
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Posted By solentlife

Health is getting to me at moment ... had a bad...

Health is getting to me at moment ... had a bad trip, ended up very ill but soldiering on ...

Have various things to sort ... cars blown a pipe in the heater so glycol is leaking to front drivers...
03-29-2013, 03:15 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Not sure what it is about the Radjet ... but I'm...

Not sure what it is about the Radjet ... but I'm not a fan of it ... Looks all wrong to me with that strange wing form.

I've got Snice- Mitar about 50% done at moment .. waits my return to...
03-25-2013, 01:13 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Well motors are now closer to zero thrust line...

Well motors are now closer to zero thrust line ... in fact when I checked before altering - I was surprised how much DOWN was in the mount.
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03-25-2013, 08:10 AM
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Posted By solentlife

Hi Stu ... have a good cruise - (my brother was...

Hi Stu ... have a good cruise - (my brother was Lead Surveyor checking out Cruise Liners in Florida ... he's now retired) ....

With my lack of time at home - I have to fly whenever I can. It's...
03-24-2013, 07:06 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Failed twin launch attempt .... ...

Failed twin launch attempt ....

http://youtu.be/d5H2nt5O9vI

Nigel
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