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    Yesterday, 01:59 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Muzz, I agree, the quality of the plane is let down by the paintjob... they should pay more attention to the little details... there are quite a...
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    07-25-2014, 01:57 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    I've been looking at the kit from details4scale, it comes with the lenses and so, but I'd first like to see some pics of what is included,... W.
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    07-25-2014, 01:44 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Thomas, Front is about 15.5cm, rear 10.5 W.
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    07-25-2014, 12:38 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    what lighting kit are you getting? W.
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    07-24-2014, 03:16 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Muzz, there is very little room between the tubes and the nozzles, so i doubt that any afterburner ring will have much effect....now, given that,...
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    07-23-2014, 08:50 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Muzz, good for you! it'll be there faster than you think! be sure to post pics! Wim
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    07-23-2014, 06:21 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    ok, good that it wasn't a total loss then.. rest of the gear survived (turbines and so on?)
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    07-23-2014, 05:43 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Hey Mick, super!!! full kit again, or did you manage to salvage stuff off the first one? Wim
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    07-23-2014, 12:50 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Muzz, I agree... they're not cheap, but a good investment imho... My Scorpion has Festo throughout, and I noticed it holds air for up to 2 days.... ...
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    07-22-2014, 03:34 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    it sure feels nice to inspire future builders of this model, I'm for one sure am having a great time building it, and looking for ways to make it...
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    07-22-2014, 02:28 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Mick, how come?? I did understand it can be programmed (mode 4 I believe) at wish? Wim
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    07-22-2014, 02:27 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Matt, I'll be using the "T" fittings and push in fittings. both on air and fuel. normally I wont use any tygon in the whole fuel system. ...
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    07-22-2014, 02:21 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    DrScoles, Imho it's the price to include them, not fit them........easy job though.......
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    07-22-2014, 08:19 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Muzz, I got my EVU5 from SM....... nope, or you'd have to work with air switches on the doors, and that's going to complicate life.... I know...
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    07-22-2014, 08:09 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Muzz, The canopy comes with a kind-of sequencing valve. I guess if operated by a slowed servo, it should work without an extra sequencer. The...
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    07-22-2014, 02:09 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Thx Mick! Also started work on the wings.... there was quite some binding on the spoilers...as it turned out, they got some loctite on the...
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    07-22-2014, 12:41 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Well, got some more work done in the mean time. I started on the cabling. Already installed the leads to the elevators and the rudders, and to the...
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    07-18-2014, 01:43 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    I agree, there could be more pre-fabrication....But then again, didn't we use to build our planes from the ground up?? we're spoiled indeed.........
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    07-18-2014, 01:40 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Fender, no, indeed.........the tests I've done show the gear to retract beautifully and smoothly. I'm sure with the festo hardware, it will be a very...
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    07-18-2014, 01:37 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Jack, I ordered them with the fittings, and they weren't installed..........is a 1hr job, and I wouldn't trust anyone else to rig a critical...
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    07-18-2014, 08:31 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    and I also made the plates which will hold the valves and the Ecu's...these are installed behind the main tanks, next to the turbines.
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    07-18-2014, 08:28 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Since I'm working on the back, i got along with the installation of the turbines as well....there's not much room to work there, and it's impossible...
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    07-18-2014, 08:24 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    on to the gear: I'm replacing all the airlines and T-fittinge with Festo hardware. I just don't want airleaks on this bird......on the main gear, I...
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    07-18-2014, 08:21 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    don't know how those pics of the rudders got in, but i got those horns installed as well. was a bit of a messy job, didn't find much wood under the...
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    07-18-2014, 08:14 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    well guys, already made some progress in the build, here are some pictures.... first thins I've done is take out the tanks, to modify them to the...
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    07-15-2014, 03:52 PM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Smaze, yes there is...........having one of these in your garage to drool over, lol!!!! Wim
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    07-15-2014, 01:43 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Thomas, that would be great! Wim
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    07-15-2014, 01:22 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Thomas, I would be interested in a set of antenna's, probes and other dirty stuff to hang off it in 1:7.5 scale.......I got the ordnance from SM,...
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    07-15-2014, 01:10 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Muzz, she sure looks great as well, congrats!!! Wim
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    07-14-2014, 01:35 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    don't hold your breath, mine took over 20 weeks.......... but it has been worth the wait !! Wim
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