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    Today, 12:06 PM
    WimB replied to a thread Air Frame Stress Tests in RC Jets
    btw, the Tomcat wings have been tested at the factory: they were connected together by a 20mm and 10mmcarbon rod (same type as the tube that slides...
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    Today, 12:00 PM
    WimB replied to a thread Air Frame Stress Tests in RC Jets
    Mark, I agree..... full size acro planes and jets have a G-meter on board for a reason.... a plane that has been 'overstressed' goes through a...
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    Today, 11:16 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    sorry, neither do I.... I agree, the Tomcat is a sexy plane.....but to call it porn?
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    Today, 11:14 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Air Frame Stress Tests in RC Jets
    John, I saw that vid on YouTube, and followed the thread on the German RCNetwork forum. different plane altogether.... I am certain that the...
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    Today, 08:54 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    Fender, I agree, sometimes it's a little hard getting your point across....must be a language thing.... i'd send them a picture of the sceme you...
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    Today, 08:17 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Air Frame Stress Tests in RC Jets
    Mark, I agree with you that some form of QC needs to be done, and I'm all for maidening planes with as few people around as practical. I am not in...
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    Today, 07:15 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Air Frame Stress Tests in RC Jets
    Well, we're better off in Belgium then... here, you're only required to register your plane if it's above 12kg, 10kg of thrust or is equipped with an...
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    Today, 05:03 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    I think I got the idea..... good project to do while I'm waiting for the updated actuators.... W.
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    Today, 02:33 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    Alex, do I understand correctly they don't follow the 'ramp' aft of the bypasses? W.
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    Today, 02:14 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    I'll need to look at mine to see how far I can lenghten the duct, as my air bottles are mounted above the inlet ducts (just below the bypasses).... ...
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    Today, 02:04 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    Alex, I'm planning on doing that as well, looks much better indeed! What material did you use to lengthen the duct? Wim
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    10-17-2014, 12:16 PM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    okay, no problem, I'll have a look there then.. Installed the probes, they look stunning!!!
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    10-17-2014, 11:57 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    any idea on pricing yet? any progress on the antenna's on the turtleback? W.
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    10-17-2014, 11:21 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    Alex, do you have a picture of how this looks on the inside?? I wonder if they would fit with the larger can turbines, like mine... I had to...
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    10-16-2014, 07:08 AM
    Cartsten, Super!!!! now get this ready for those Evojet Ecu's..... want this for my Tomcat...........
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    10-15-2014, 01:00 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    simply put, no. not in any way, since this gear is operated, much in the fashion of the real thing. not the classic system of retracts on most...
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    10-15-2014, 06:53 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    I guess as long as it's balanced between those two extremes, it'll fly, after that, it's personal preference indeed... I do prefer a rearward CG on...
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    10-15-2014, 06:35 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    okay, then I guess I won't bother with adding lead to it, and that would mean I have achieved my goal, NO LEAD! W.
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    10-15-2014, 06:28 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Mick, per the manual, initially it should be balanced about 2cm in front of the CF cross member. at this location, it needs 285g nose weight....
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    10-15-2014, 06:08 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Mick, it's suspended from the ceiling, with the orange straps, who are connected with hooks to a strong string (yellow) going to the long bolt. next...
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    10-15-2014, 05:19 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Well guys, hardware on mine is about done, still need to adress some minor things, but in all, it's finished! still have a lot of programming to...
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    10-12-2014, 12:22 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Chris, this is with the extra tank, but after lubrication, they go up a lot smoother. W.
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    10-12-2014, 02:00 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    @ Fender: I ordered mine with the 5-in-1 valve. although it doesn't have the right program for the tomcat, it can work if used in conjunction with an...
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    10-11-2014, 10:14 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    hey guys, done a lot of work in the meantime, check out my new vids........ Enjoy!!
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    10-10-2014, 01:07 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Fender, I have JR 8911 all round, and Sävox SH1350 on the slats. I did initially opt for the MG version of that servo, but they were out of stock....
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    10-09-2014, 05:15 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Congrats Mike!!! I've started the engines on mine for the firts time yesterday.... Wim
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    10-02-2014, 12:45 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Muzz, ok, I thought so....wouldn't trust a tube there..... W.
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    10-01-2014, 12:29 PM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Muzz, is that an optical illusion, or do you have hollow rods in the wing?? Wim
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    10-01-2014, 08:36 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    hahaha, that's me, lol..........a bit to much of a perfectionist I'm afraid....... W.
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    10-01-2014, 08:29 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Okay, I'll look into it tonight, fingers crossed, don't want to f***** up my wings, lol......... Wim
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