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Old Feb 06, 2013, 06:51 PM
deltas are cool
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got my Etremerc fan today. looks

bada$$!
is that a dynamax rotor ? nice machine work .those are some good numbers .
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Old Feb 06, 2013, 07:27 PM
DELTAS RULE
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no thats a ramtec eh
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Old Feb 06, 2013, 10:00 PM
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no thats a ramtec eh
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Old Feb 07, 2013, 01:56 PM
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Warning!! Stab servo mounting correction

I received an email from Andy at Jet-Teng who fortunately was monitoring the thread. He said: "There is a hidden danger which I hadn't mentioned to you".
His correction is below. My first reaction was "Oh Sh$$, what a mess this is gonna be" but on reflection that's the risk one runs by being out the gate early, I'm very glad Andy was on his game.
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Old Feb 07, 2013, 06:01 PM
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Looking Good.

I got home from my business trip and opened up my XXX. Everything looks amazing. Very good quality! The paint is flawless and everything but the tail and canopy dry fit without problems. The tail needs just a tiny amount of sanding where a carbon spare goes to get in the whole, same thing for the canopy latch. There are no instructions, not even basic ones, but this doesn't look too hard to figure out. Was CG posted anywhere?

I'm going to use a BVM EVF in it and the 120mm ring is just barely, and I mean barely too small. The next sized one has about 1-2mm clearance all around.

The struts and retracts look great and appear very well made. The mains have air brakes, but no tank, line, T's, valve or anything. Nothing is included so that's an extra expense. I was hoping that would be included, oh well.

In all I'm impressed and I plan on starting on it this evening.
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Old Feb 07, 2013, 06:26 PM
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In all I'm impressed and I plan on starting on it this evening.
You're going to be done so much before me on my YA build :/
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Old Feb 08, 2013, 07:16 AM
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I got home from my business trip and opened up my XXX. Everything looks amazing. Very good quality! The paint is flawless and everything but the tail and canopy dry fit without problems. The tail needs just a tiny amount of sanding where a carbon spare goes to get in the whole, same thing for the canopy latch. There are no instructions, not even basic ones, but this doesn't look too hard to figure out. Was CG posted anywhere?

I just picked up mine at the post office, and I can agree with you on the first impressions, just about perfect. I did get some basic instuctions in my kit, written by the European dealer www.rc-jets.com. It has the CG listed as 215-220mm back from the wing root leading edge.
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Old Feb 08, 2013, 11:33 AM
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In all I'm impressed and I plan on starting on it this evening.
Good luck! I got a feeling your going to be done before me also.
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Old Feb 08, 2013, 11:35 AM
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I just picked up mine at the post office, and I can agree with you on the first impressions, just about perfect. I did get some basic instuctions in my kit, written by the European dealer www.rc-jets.com. It has the CG listed as 215-220mm back from the wing root leading edge.
I was unable to find an instruction download on rc-jets site. Can I trouble you to email a copy to me? (joe@motioncontrolsys.com)

Thanks!
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Old Feb 08, 2013, 11:58 AM
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SWPS i noticed your model is sans "xXx" looks much better.
I think a great big FUTABA logo would look great in that spot!
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Old Feb 08, 2013, 03:32 PM
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I was unable to find an instruction download on rc-jets site. Can I trouble you to email a copy to me? (joe@motioncontrolsys.com)

Thanks!
You can pm user easy jets on here, that's Clifford the guy running rc-jets.com, I'm sure he would not mind helping out.
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Old Feb 08, 2013, 05:12 PM
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wait till you see the scheme im going to put on mine, cant wait
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Old Feb 08, 2013, 06:41 PM
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SWPS i noticed your model is sans "xXx" looks much better.
I think a great big FUTABA logo would look great in that spot!
Yes mine is without the triple X. I actually like the triple X so either way was fine with me and the XXX is included on a sheet. However I would be more than happy to put a Futaba sticker on there if Futaba was to send me a radio to fly it with!

Right now it's gonna get a JR 1221 receiver and be paired with my JR 11X and most likely the XXX stickers.
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Old Feb 08, 2013, 06:54 PM
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wait till you see the scheme im going to put on mine, cant wait
Cant wait to see it with your EVF.
Bring it to Ky in september!
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Old Feb 08, 2013, 07:09 PM
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Could this be fitted with a turbine? If so, how much thrust?
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