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05-27-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By Firepower R/C

Gunner,did you ever finish the ESM Bonanza? What...

Gunner,did you ever finish the ESM Bonanza? What engine did you use? Weight? Hope it went well for you!
10-24-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 23,421
Posted By Firepower R/C

I see Robart now has a pneumatic versdion of the...

I see Robart now has a pneumatic versdion of the 810. I may try them, but I am a little scared.
Forum: Glow Engines
03-15-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,427
Posted By Firepower R/C

Just to report back, the con rod was chamfered on...

Just to report back, the con rod was chamfered on both sides on this engine. Equal amounts on both sides. I took my best guess!
Forum: Glow Engines
03-14-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,427
Posted By Firepower R/C

Perfect... that's the hint I was looking for,...

Perfect... that's the hint I was looking for, thanks!
Forum: Glow Engines
03-10-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Firepower R/C

Sounds like it is too lean, i.e quitting on climb...

Sounds like it is too lean, i.e quitting on climb after a couple minutes, screaming power while cruising, etc. Try richening it 1 or 2 clicks, it may be a touch rich at first but it will lean out as...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-10-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,373
Posted By Firepower R/C

It would be nice if some other Mfr would continue...

It would be nice if some other Mfr would continue the Tigres... all the ones I ever had were great. I bet the could even fit into this small gasoline revolution with a few tweaks and be a real...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-10-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 28,413
Posted By Firepower R/C

I would look carefully for garbage in the fuel...

I would look carefully for garbage in the fuel inlet, needles and fuel and exhaust nipples. Since it was running great it seems that the low speed needle setting wouldn't just go bad. Still, I would...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-10-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,427
Posted By Firepower R/C

I have a question... so I just took one of my...

I have a question... so I just took one of my Evolution .455 engines out of storage that I had disassembled to check/change the bearings and never got back to it. Now that it is lubed up and...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-19-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,427
Posted By Firepower R/C

Still having success and back to give an update....

Still having success and back to give an update. Since I last posted here I have bought several Evolution 1.20s and sold off my 1.00s. More cubes, right? The latest crop of Evolutions seem to have...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-06-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By Firepower R/C

Thank you CLBetten, but look on the picture you...

Thank you CLBetten, but look on the picture you posted of the G2300 and you can see that the side of the crankcase says G20. I was told that there are 2 versions of this particular block also, with...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-03-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By Firepower R/C

Supertigre G2300 & G2000... differences?

I have heard several differing stories on the Supertigre G2000 & G2300. Could someone set me straight and tell me how I can easily tell them apart? They both say G20 on the side, right?
03-06-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 21,758
Posted By Firepower R/C

Please add me to the brotherhood, I have a TF...

Please add me to the brotherhood, I have a TF P-39 and have built and flown a Sureflite and a Global one also. I also have plugs for all of the TF P-39 parts including the wing fillets, cowl, guns. ...
Forum: RC Fuels
03-06-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,911
Posted By Firepower R/C

Great explanation propworm. I learned a lot! ...

Great explanation propworm. I learned a lot! Thank you for taking the time to write this.
Forum: Kit Building
02-23-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,002
Views: 229,397
Posted By Firepower R/C

Thanks guys, I appreciate it. When my brother...

Thanks guys, I appreciate it. When my brother starts, I will direct him here so he can follow along on what you guys are up to and perhaps post his progress.
Forum: Kit Building
02-20-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2,002
Views: 229,397
Posted By Firepower R/C

Hi Guys, I am trying to get my dear brother and...

Hi Guys, I am trying to get my dear brother and his son into building models and he bought this kit as his first. Well, not exactly since our dad bought him the kit almost 30 years ago but it was...
Forum: Kit Building
02-16-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By Firepower R/C

Firepower R/C here. I put one of my tanks on a...

Firepower R/C here. I put one of my tanks on a Hangar 9 P-40 and loved it. The whole reason I started making tanks was due to the fact I couldn't buy a Top Flite drop tank anymore. I made mine more...
02-05-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 260,976
Posted By Firepower R/C

I used to have a Stratsys 3D printer, it was...

I used to have a Stratsys 3D printer, it was nice. 3D printed molds out of plastic are hard to use if you aren't modeling a smooth surface... a canopy with a frame wouldn't be easy unless you added...
02-05-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 260,976
Posted By Firepower R/C

Well I am backlogged with work right now, but I...

Well I am backlogged with work right now, but I will send you a pm.
02-04-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 260,976
Posted By Firepower R/C

I have been wanting the Royal Baron... you don't...

I have been wanting the Royal Baron... you don't hear much about that one anymore. I haven't even seen plans of ebay for a long while.

Dail, could you share a little concerning your fowler flaps...
02-03-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 260,976
Posted By Firepower R/C

I can make parts for several of the Royal kits,...

I can make parts for several of the Royal kits, including the B-17 and plastic reproductions of the cowls. I also have molds for all of the P-61 parts, and traced every wooden part that was in the...
01-21-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 39,032
Posted By Firepower R/C

Bravo! Those retracts function exactly like the...

Bravo! Those retracts function exactly like the full scale retracts minus the hydraulics... nice work, but not really proprietary. Very nice work indeed.
09-16-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 27,860
Posted By Firepower R/C

Glad I waited on these electric retracts... been...

Glad I waited on these electric retracts... been searching for ESM air ones and now it looks like they will be back soon. Electric ones retract nice and scale, but air is not hard to set up and is...
08-22-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,934
Posted By Firepower R/C

So today I received another Byron Bonanza kit. I...

So today I received another Byron Bonanza kit. I have been trying to collect all of the Byron Beechcraft airplanes and now I can finally say that I have them all, new in box. It has been a dream a...
Forum: RC Jets
08-21-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,687
Posted By Firepower R/C

One of the things that pneumatic has over...

One of the things that pneumatic has over electric is that is the case of emergency or if a gear leg doesn't fully lock or extend, the strut will simply fold up with no damage to the retract....
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-05-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By Firepower R/C

RE: Hangar 9 60 size P-47

I mean no disrespect, but that engine is way too big for this airplane. I have a Saito 1.00 on mine and it scoots. Tail mods would be standard with an engine that size, let alone supercharged.

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