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05-10-2018, 04:54 PM
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Posted By vertical grimmace

Nelson N40?

I was wondering if anyone out there may have an N40 pylon engine that is no good or only good for parts? I am looking for a case. So I would not want any case damage. I know it may be a long shot,...
04-07-2018, 07:04 AM
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Posted By vertical grimmace

CA can be tricky sometimes. It can sit uncured...

CA can be tricky sometimes. It can sit uncured for a long time. Whether accelerator is used or it gets very tightly compressed (like when you put the screw in) it may not be dry. It seems I have...
04-06-2018, 06:07 PM
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Posted By vertical grimmace

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1600/dsc00358_6fc19ff53386e20b7177e91bb80b0b79a0a5f515.jpg
If things go well, I may start posting the beginnings of my build soon. I am...
04-06-2018, 05:59 PM
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Posted By vertical grimmace

Sorry about your wing bolt. Amazing how such a...

Sorry about your wing bolt. Amazing how such a simple task can end up being profound! Thin CA is a product I love and hate. It can get you into a lot of trouble really fast! I know they say not...
04-06-2018, 05:48 PM
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Views: 16,283
Posted By vertical grimmace

With all of the upheaval going on, time will tell...

With all of the upheaval going on, time will tell how delivery can be taken of these. I know, this is just a rumor, but at my local hobby shop today, he told me Tower hobbies was going to be...
04-06-2018, 10:30 AM
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Posted By vertical grimmace

I have a little device that acts as a thermostat,...

I have a little device that acts as a thermostat, and automatically opens and closes to maintain a pre set temp.
04-05-2018, 06:20 PM
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Posted By vertical grimmace

https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=L...

https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXGUSR&P=ML
03-10-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 23,143
Posted By vertical grimmace

Do you balance thse? If so how?

Do you balance thse? If so how?
Forum: Gas Engines
03-07-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By vertical grimmace

Thanks for the info guys. THis will be a big...

Thanks for the info guys. THis will be a big help.
Forum: Gas Engines
03-06-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By vertical grimmace

The probe limit is around 450 degrees I think. ...

The probe limit is around 450 degrees I think. I could possibly drill a small hole in the closest cooling fin. I will look at mounting options. So I take it is more important to monitor CHT than...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-06-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By vertical grimmace

Thanks for the reply CK1. I will get some runs...

Thanks for the reply CK1. I will get some runs on it soon. The ring seems to feel much better than stock. looking forward to experiencing the difference.

I am going to try something new this...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-06-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By vertical grimmace

DLE 55 squish tolerance?

I replaced the ring in my DLE 55RA with a bowman, and I needed to replace the cylinder gasket. I was sent the wrong set, so decided to leave the gasket out entirely and use Yamabond to seal the...
03-04-2018, 04:40 PM
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Posted By vertical grimmace

Are you still on schedule for a spring maiden? I...

Are you still on schedule for a spring maiden? I am looking at getting mine in 3 weeks. Focusing hard now! Looking forward to seeing yours at the field.
03-03-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 23,143
Posted By vertical grimmace

Because the extra load on the engine facilitates...

Because the extra load on the engine facilitates lean running, hence over heating if not properly accounted for. This is not the full scale FW 190. The fan on the full scale was on a gear...
03-03-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 23,143
Posted By vertical grimmace

Probably a good thing. Would be a good item to...

Probably a good thing. Would be a good item to have on your static prop for scale judging, but as far as flying goes, the top pilots I know have removed them because of overheating and poor...
03-03-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 23,143
Posted By vertical grimmace

How much less diameter/pitch on your prop size...

How much less diameter/pitch on your prop size will you have to go with the increased load from the scale engine fan? I have heard they have a pretty significant increase in load, with no added...
02-28-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 23,143
Posted By vertical grimmace

Put Sierra's in it. Skyshark has a retrofit kit

Put Sierra's in it. Skyshark has a retrofit kit
02-17-2018, 06:36 AM
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Posted By vertical grimmace

Here is an example of a core I cut with the hot...

Here is an example of a core I cut with the hot wire and power supply explained in the video. The stack of cores there is for my 1/2A control line combat design. I kinda got mad at RC for a couple...
02-17-2018, 06:16 AM
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Posted By vertical grimmace

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02-16-2018, 11:00 AM
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Views: 195,929
Posted By vertical grimmace

Well, whatever it is doing, it works great! I...

Well, whatever it is doing, it works great! I know hardly anything about electronics, and I must have misunderstood what was/is going on. The power supply shown in the video is very inexpensive,...
02-14-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 23,143
Posted By vertical grimmace

Springs?

Springs?
02-12-2018, 05:37 PM
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Views: 195,929
Posted By vertical grimmace

Sure. I have been cutting foam since 1991, and...

Sure. I have been cutting foam since 1991, and this is the best power supply I have used. I recommend the light to know it is on. Other upgrades: I would and an on off switch so the position of...
02-12-2018, 04:27 PM
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Views: 195,929
Posted By vertical grimmace

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXWWnPIhk44

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXWWnPIhk44
02-12-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 195,929
Posted By vertical grimmace

The transformer, transforms AC to DC. DC is what...

The transformer, transforms AC to DC. DC is what you want to power your bow. It does not create a hot end, one side of the bow hotter than the other. DC just gives a better cut. Plus it is...
02-12-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 195,929
Posted By vertical grimmace

That is a lot for shipping. I do not remember it...

That is a lot for shipping. I do not remember it being that high. I would not have completed the purchase if that would have been the case.

The key is to have a good power supply. I built one a...
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