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  • earlwb's Avatar
    11-27-2015, 08:58 AM
    Yeah test running the engines on a test stand is a good way to try the engines out at first. This lets you have access to all of the adjustments...
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    11-26-2015, 08:54 AM
    I would think that it is just the opposite. The straight ether and oil is much more harsh on the engines than using fuel with kerosene in it. The...
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    11-21-2015, 09:38 PM
    I have just been running my Drone engines using Davis Diesel development diesel fuel. I add a little extra castor oil to the mix though. They run Ok...
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    11-21-2015, 11:02 AM
    Yes the engines were regulated to run a 11x10, 11x12 propeller for control line. A 12x8 is about the equivalent. Also the engines were originally...
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    11-20-2015, 09:00 AM
    Here are some pics of one of my old first model Drone .29's being test run. I made an adapter and put a Thundertiger .15 carb on it. The engine turns...
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    11-19-2015, 09:55 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread Nova 1 in Everything Diesel
    That is looking great. Please do let us know how your progress is going, et cetera. Nice job on making it.
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    11-18-2015, 05:02 PM
    They run really strong. Being Schneurle ported with a large intake too. They do turn large propellers OK. But being more high performance they use...
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    11-18-2015, 10:05 AM
    I have a PAW .19 diesel and a MVVS .25 diesel engine. The MVVS came that way from the factory too. MVVS made some diesel conversions for some of...
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    11-07-2015, 08:06 PM
    Yes he makes great engine test stands. I have been using his earlier version engine stand a lot myself. It works great of course. The early version...
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