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Member postings for Steven Shaw

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Thread: New EDF Mini Jets- Hunter & Phantom
17/02/2019 15:52:21

I used the FMS 11 blade unit in my Sabre Jet as the 8 blade AEO unit wasn't available. It's very smooth, but I will probably need an 1800 3S battery.  I bought it at BangGood

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Edited By Steven Shaw on 17/02/2019 15:55:08

Thread: The Ohmen
16/02/2019 14:41:34

Thanks for explaining your reasoning Peter, now I understand.

Thread: Motor / prop calculator?
16/02/2019 14:39:20

I still like webocalc

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Thread: Oodalally
12/02/2019 14:25:00

Preshaping the fairing blocks works well for me also. I needed to do that on my Grumpy Tigercub model.

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Thread: Spektrum AR620 receiver problem
03/02/2019 21:48:05

Yes some very good people there, also many not so good. Andy Knunz is a Spektrum engineer who is one of the helpful ones

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02/02/2019 22:50:30

They've answered this question over on the RC Groups forum

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Thread: New EDF Mini Jets- Sabre & MiG15 RCM&E 2018 Special
26/01/2019 21:58:24

Great looking build, I like the underneath cheater hole.and very tidy wiring job. I'm just installing my servos now and am shortening the wire leads to keep it neat inside my Sabre Jet. I'll be very interested in your flying report.

08/01/2019 15:14:55

I would think they would both be ±

elevator ±8

aileron ±4

Maybe Tony will clear this up for us.

06/01/2019 04:23:39

It's pretty much in the middle of the drawing.

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Thread: The Bolt chuck Glider
30/12/2018 23:22:18

Very interesting project - how did you make the snake pathways through the fuse?

23/12/2018 17:33:58

Do you intend to add a propulltion system as well as making the control surfaces controllable?  Similar to your LIDIXL?

Edited By Steven Shaw on 23/12/2018 17:35:00

22/12/2018 22:11:19

Yes - I am too

Thread: New EDF Mini Jets- Sabre & MiG15 RCM&E 2018 Special
20/12/2018 23:21:57

Very nice looking build, what EDF unit did you use?

Thread: Christmas films worth recording
16/12/2018 19:48:40

Yes - I enjoyed watching the Detectorists as both Diana Rigg and her daughter were in it.

Thread: New EDF Mini Jets- Sabre & MiG15 RCM&E 2018 Special
15/12/2018 14:38:01

I’ve finished the main fuselage except for cutting out the hatch. I’ve also finished the tail feathers. I had to make one of the elevators over again after one of the slits for the hinges broke through. I have a hard time putting hinges into 1/8th. I’ve also shaped the main wing and am fitting hinges to it now.

I followed the plans for everything and the only minor discrepancy I found so far was the 2 holes in Former 8 aren’t required when inserting the control cables. I’m very happy with the plans and will make the MIG also.fuselage.jpg

Thread: YouTube Video you like
06/12/2018 14:06:35

I've also been following them for a while now, a lot of fun.

Thread: New EDF Mini Jets- Sabre & MiG15 RCM&E 2018 Special
05/12/2018 16:39:43

Yes - I've been looking into that also.  Just dont want to weaken the wing joint too much.

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Edited By Steven Shaw on 05/12/2018 16:40:53

05/12/2018 14:44:33
Posted by Steve Balaam on 02/12/2018 14:12:06:

The TN Sabre is next on my building list. There has been a lot of discussion about getting sufficient air in to the fan,

I'm going to use Naca ducts on mine, what are the tell tale signs on the ground that the edf is not getting sufficient air and is being choked ?

I picked up an "Aeroplane Illistrated" book on the F-86 and found apicture of a F-86C with NACA ducts.

It may make mounting the elevator servos a bit more fiddley.

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Edited By Steven Shaw on 05/12/2018 14:49:02

Thread: EDF jet build
04/12/2018 21:26:28

Any more progress on this project Gary, very interesting and helpul thread.

Thread: Is it possible to create a tiled print out from a pdf file?
03/12/2018 14:03:48

To highlight an area in Acrobat use the "Take anapshot" function from the "Edit" dropdown.

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