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  • WimB's Avatar
    Today, 01:28 AM
    I like this plane as well, looking forward to this kit........ W.
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    08-29-2014, 02:53 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Fender, It's a fibreglass molded part, and indeed a tad on the heavy side.... I've been playing with the carbon rod idea as well... plus, it's...
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    08-29-2014, 01:41 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Thomas and Sluggo, thx for your insights on this.... super to get this kinds of feedback.... and I wouldn't mind getting my hands on one of those...
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    08-28-2014, 02:47 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    keep us posted!!!! Wim
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    08-28-2014, 01:12 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    DrScoles, I agree.......... done with the bashing as well.... got better things to do... I think everyone who is still willing to put his money into...
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    08-28-2014, 01:07 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    here are some pics on the tailhook install.... self explanatory I think.......... bolts are tapped into the central wood stringer, plenty...
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    08-28-2014, 11:50 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    airbrake operational............
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    08-27-2014, 03:02 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Thomas, that is what I was wondering about, the relationshi^p between the extension of flaps and slats.... I think I remember something like the...
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    08-27-2014, 01:41 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    hey guys, thx for the feedback. I got my slats set up mechanicly, pretty close to the instructions, finetuning will be done with the powerbox, as...
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    08-27-2014, 08:58 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    question to the guys flying or building the tomcat with the full function wing: do/will you put flaps and slats on one channel? what I would like...
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    08-27-2014, 05:44 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
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    08-27-2014, 05:40 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    little vid of my installation of the tailhook.........I'll post pics on how I've done it, and more importantly on how the unit is attached to the...
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    08-25-2014, 01:15 PM
    Sorry, but do you really consider 30-50 flights on an airframe before striking it normal???????? I for one, put about 10 flights per weekend on my...
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    08-25-2014, 08:02 AM
    Frank must have balls made out of solid bronze........... Wim
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    08-25-2014, 07:48 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    Alex, I had the same thing, no balsa or at least not enough to bond the two carbon fibre horns to... I opened the bottom of the rudder some to...
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    08-25-2014, 06:27 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    Colin, I can only guess that alex is referring to the rudder horns. The rudder servo's are mounted in one of the rudder formers. Wim
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    08-20-2014, 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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