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    Today, 05:31 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    Fred, looks very nice, I love the A10 as well.........next on my wish-list.... Wim
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    08-18-2014, 02:17 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    looks good! well, Switserland-Belgium is more than a few miles, lol.... you ordered yours unpainted? Wim
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    08-17-2014, 05:04 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    Hey Fred, Good work on the nozzles! I'll be doing mine as well... Regards, Wim Belgium
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    08-11-2014, 09:20 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Mick, in your opinion, is it neccesary to go hydraulic on this plane? on the mains, do you go hyd on both the main piston and the locks? or are...
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    08-07-2014, 01:31 PM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    Alex, thx for the kind words... ;-)
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    08-07-2014, 09:38 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    just took a pic, hope this clarifies..........
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    08-07-2014, 09:32 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    Fender, the two large doors cannot open or close at the same time since they hit halfway, has to do with the geometry of the doors and hinges. you'll...
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    08-07-2014, 09:15 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    look here: http://www.anft.net/f-14/f14-detail-gearmain.mpeg this shows the sequence on the real thing... Wim
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    08-07-2014, 09:13 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    Fender, on the main gear, the large "wheel" door interferes with the "strut" door. that's why the doors on the wheel open first, then the one on...
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    08-07-2014, 03:08 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Mick, did you trace the problem to the elevon servo's? curious on the hydraulic conversion, please do give us pics about that!! yes, I knew...
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    08-06-2014, 07:35 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    I use the Original Festo lines, suppose the Dreamworks lines are just as good! W.
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    08-06-2014, 02:08 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    here's a video on the operation of the canopy. the servo is slowed to 1 sec for opening, and 3 sec for closing. this allows the canopy to close...
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    08-05-2014, 01:26 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    some more progress today... continued replacing the airlines, on the front doors this time. also replaced the lines on the canopy ram and locks, and...
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    08-05-2014, 01:15 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    I have severals of them in use as well, they're good, but they do have some slop in them... not an issue on most planes though... W.
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    08-05-2014, 01:14 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Fender, they're for the slats........ Wim
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    08-05-2014, 01:12 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Muzz, looks good indeed!!! wish I had been there as well, would have brought some of our finest Begian beer!!!
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    08-04-2014, 05:33 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Question: where do I find those nice holders for the Festo Ball valves (I believe they're purple.....BVM?) W.
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    08-04-2014, 05:31 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    about halfway, and look at what's hanging out of it's nose already.......
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    08-04-2014, 05:30 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    so, first at work at the pneumatics....I started replacing all the airlines starting with the main gear and doors... second pic also shows the...
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    08-04-2014, 05:25 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    I got some stuff in, so work can continue on the fuse as well.... I got the two CAT uat's, and the nice magnetic vent....... ...
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    08-04-2014, 05:18 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    oh, forgot to mention, on the right slat, at the location of the inner horn, I found the balsa insert was installed in the wrong location..... opened...
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    08-04-2014, 05:15 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    well, managed to get some more work done on the "Turkey"...... while waiting for stuff to get in, I continued work on the wings. I got me soms...
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    07-31-2014, 12:13 PM
    I agree, the meeting was lots of fun, flight line managment could have been better, but as I understood they're working on that!! hope to fly the...
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    07-30-2014, 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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