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Old Oct 23, 2012, 04:12 PM
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mine just ordered from YTInternational...at discount price !

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Old Oct 25, 2012, 06:49 PM
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The komet (Jetpower 2012) some posts above is build from Peter Maissinger.
He lives in czech and owns a flying field. And he builds fine models, Focke Wulf Flitzer, Heinkel Salamander and the Komet.
http://www.modelcity.cz
I like flying komets, they are fantastic flying models.

Here is a short and bad coloured video of the 2nd flight of my komet.
The wingspan is about 52inch.
Me-163 Kraftei mit 12s1p.wmv (4 min 37 sec)


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Oliver
Old Oct 27, 2012, 11:11 AM
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... gave the Me-163 a clearcoat of acryl matt.
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Hi,

I received it yesterday afternoon...really nice !

@Herb : did you need to sand or do something else before painting on the wings covering ?
Old Nov 04, 2012, 06:33 AM
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Hi all, very nice

Pascal, no just a very thorough cleaning of everything (fuse, polyester film on wings) with alcohol to take off any grease, fingeprints, dust etc.

I did not try anything stronger (like acetone) as I suspect it will ruin the finish. And no, no sanding of any type.

Do note one thing: I did not remove the original markings on the wing !! I just painted the stripes/camo around them, and later added a clearcoat on top.

I suspect pulling the original markings of the wing is probably not a great idea ...
Old Nov 05, 2012, 01:01 PM
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Hi Herb,

thank you for the "How to"

I will do the same for the original marking on the wings...I removed the one on the tail and a mark is still remaining !

No matter, I will paint the fuse with a different scheme
Old Dec 04, 2012, 10:49 PM
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Wow guys thanks for the info I now know what I want from Christmas.

SpeedsterDEN

Can you please give us a run down of what equipment your running.

Motor, Lipo, ESC, and servos.


Thanks Mike
Old Dec 05, 2012, 09:38 AM
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Wow guys thanks for the info I now know what I want from Christmas.

SpeedsterDEN

Can you please give us a run down of what equipment your running.

Motor, Lipo, ESC, and servos.


Thanks Mike
Hi
Motor:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...andrive_3659_1...

100 Amp ESC, (150 Amp burst in 10 sek)
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=9328

4000 or 5000 Mha 4 cell 40 c battery.
Sometime I use 2x 4000 Mha in paralel for real long flights.
Not much different in flying because of the extra weight.
and 8x8 prop.

Tryed 6 cell and 6,5x6,5 and 7x7, but then it sound like it go berserk.
So 4 cell and 8x8 is my normal set up.

Thats it.
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Old Dec 05, 2012, 01:15 PM
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Do you know your RPM/Amps

Thanks mike
Old Dec 05, 2012, 01:57 PM
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Hi SpeedsterDEN,

is it fast or very fast with your setup ?

Because I bought this motor for my Komet
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=22035

...but the problem is that I don't really want to put a big prop on the nose I want to hear it screaming !!!!

Do you have a video of your Komet ?

Thanks !
Pascal
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Old Dec 05, 2012, 04:31 PM
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Hi SpeedsterDEN,

is it fast or very fast with your setup ?

Because I bought this motor for my Komet
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=22035

...but the problem is that I don't really want to put a big prop on the nose I want to hear it screaming !!!!

Do you have a video of your Komet ?

Thanks !
Pascal
Hi Pascal
Its pretty fast. :, my motor is going 3x the rpm as yours.

Kv is the rpm Pr volt. 580 yours and 1900.for mine.




on 6 cell
ME 163. Fandrive 36-56 1900 motor (0 min 56 sec)


on 4 cell
Me 163 gear Test (1 min 15 sec)


ME 163 Komet, onboard cam. (1 min 43 sec)


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S
Old Dec 06, 2012, 03:23 AM
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WOW !
It's incredible ! I love it !
Do you use the original landing gear ?
And what kind of motor mount do you use ?
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Old Dec 06, 2012, 02:12 PM
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WOW !
It's incredible ! I love it !
Do you use the original landing gear ?
And what kind of motor mount do you use ?
Home made aluminium motor mount and gear.

Gear
ME163 gear. (1 min 14 sec)


Modelflyver Motor test. (0 min 35 sec)
Old Dec 06, 2012, 02:56 PM
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Thanks a lot for your advise !
Old Dec 07, 2012, 04:37 PM
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Love the motor test

I know why we want amps and watts but dosnt rpm with pich tell us approximate plane speed
Old Dec 30, 2012, 04:51 PM
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Yes! Maidened!

Got one for Christmas. Was a little nervous that it would be twitchy but after TO and the initial trim, went back to high rates (+/- 1" on ailerons, 3/4 up/dn elevator) and it was still tame. Had CG at the 6.25" mark and needed a bit of up after TO but seemed good in fight so might increase the reflex another 1/16th.

Used a 5045-500 on 6s and seemed OK but not overly fast. Will try different props next outing and a lighter battery then maybe put in the SK3 1900kv I have sitting around to speed things up a bit.

Looked great inflight although it was solid overcast and 46 so didn't spend much time admiring it.

Anyway, good to be part of the "club"

cheers,
Mike

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