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Forum: Beginners
02-11-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 720
Posted By BrickitSAM

Ok thanks, I located a club near me (30 mins...

Ok thanks, I located a club near me (30 mins away)

Thanks, I won't get a stabilization system then.
Forum: Beginners
02-09-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 720
Posted By BrickitSAM

@JollyPopper, thanks for all the advice, I'm very...

@JollyPopper, thanks for all the advice, I'm very sure I will stay with the hobby, I just love tinkering around with things :). I don't think I will get into a super fancy plane, I'm thinking just a...
Forum: Beginners
02-09-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 720
Posted By BrickitSAM

Ok thanks, I would get a lot of pride for making...

Ok thanks, I would get a lot of pride for making my own, I feel like I could do it and my father is an engineer and built a lot of model planes when he was younger so he would have some expertise in...
Forum: Beginners
02-09-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 720
Posted By BrickitSAM

Thanks! what do you think of making your own...

Thanks! what do you think of making your own plane? I'm also thinking of making my own plane to save on costs. Do you have any experience in FlySky transmitters? I have one for my T-maxx and it works...
Forum: Beginners
02-08-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 720
Posted By BrickitSAM

Good Nitro .40 trainer plane

I'm looking to get into nitro planes , Im not new to nitro and am comfortable around it, and I already have a Webra 6.5ccm or.40 engine (Got off from a friend) + some cheap standard servos and micro...
01-26-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By BrickitSAM

Aluminum T-maxx parts identification

Hello, I recently picked up a bunch of RC parts for my t-maxx and these parts were included, does anyone know what brand they are, I don't think they are integy because of the lack of the stamp and...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-06-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By BrickitSAM

Ok, finally got around to tearing it apart, I...

Ok, finally got around to tearing it apart, I don't see anything wrong with the bearings, they are smooth and don't have any corrosion, maybe its my spur mesh being to tight, I thought I set it...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-04-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By BrickitSAM

Unhappy TRX 3.3 bad performance all the sudden

Hello, just drove my T-maxx for a couple of min's and I think there's a leak somewhere there seemed to be exhaust coming out somewhere else from the exhaust pipe, seemed to be facing the front of the...
Forum: RC Fuels
11-02-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,338
Posted By BrickitSAM

Sorry for the late response, what I've gathered...

Sorry for the late response, what I've gathered is use the Bulk Apothecary (https://www.bulkapothecary.com/cart.php?suggest=b1177c91-a771-44d4-be8f-3b25f513679c) stuff and Klotz TechniPlate...
Forum: RC Fuels
10-30-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,338
Posted By BrickitSAM

Just ordered the Torco Nitro, what's the best...

Just ordered the Torco Nitro, what's the best castor oil? I looked at this thread (http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-fuels-161/11627776-castor-oil-homebrew-fuel.html) and it seems like there are...
Forum: RC Fuels
10-27-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,338
Posted By BrickitSAM

Just found out Tractor supply sells methanol but...

Just found out Tractor supply sells methanol but they call is Methyl Hydrate Methyl Hydrate, 3.78 L (http://www.tscstores.com/Methyl-Hydrate-378-L-P6136.aspx), seems to be the same stuff, would that...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-17-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,227
Posted By BrickitSAM

Ok, reading all this I'm confused, should I stick...

Ok, reading all this I'm confused, should I stick with C3 or go with C4-C5?
Forum: Glow Engines
10-15-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,227
Posted By BrickitSAM

Thanks! that helps a lot, I'll order those. ...

Thanks! that helps a lot, I'll order those.
Should the front bearing have a rubber seal right? this engine has something (don't know the name, slipper?) that fits over the shaft and sits flush with...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-15-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,227
Posted By BrickitSAM

Can you post some pictures? Anyway, finally...

Can you post some pictures?

Anyway, finally got around to getting the bearing sizes, the rear bearing is 12x28x8, the front is 7x19x6, I looked at boca bearings and could not find the right ones,...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-13-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,227
Posted By BrickitSAM

That would not have worked because of the 3 piece...

That would not have worked because of the 3 piece design, also I would never put it in water, that weakens the metal, your rapidly cooling down the outside and the inside but the middle is still hot...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-12-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,227
Posted By BrickitSAM

Progress update 2, I got the bearing off, took...

Progress update 2, I got the bearing off, took about 4-5 re-heats then I used a puller to do the rest, there's a little carbon buildup, going to clean that off best I can, just getting bearing sizes...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-12-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,227
Posted By BrickitSAM

Progress update, I heated up the bearing and...

Progress update, I heated up the bearing and crank to 350F and let it sit for about 10mins to let it heat up thoroughly, I took it out, then used a socket and hammer to reach the bearing, I pounded...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-11-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,227
Posted By BrickitSAM

Well, I forgot to remove the crankshaft, silly me...

Well, I forgot to remove the crankshaft, silly me haha. I tried to remove it and the crank and rear bearing came out, I used the heat gun for the front, the bearing is rusted-stuck to the crank. I...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-11-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,227
Posted By BrickitSAM

OK, what's the best way to remove the press-fit...

OK, what's the best way to remove the press-fit bearings? heat the case till they come out?
Forum: Glow Engines
10-10-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,227
Posted By BrickitSAM

The wider part was in the piston, the skinny part...

The wider part was in the piston, the skinny part was on the crank.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-10-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,227
Posted By BrickitSAM

New pictures of the thing cleaned...

New pictures of the thing cleaned https://imgur.com/a/iPqCW , I sprayed it with WD-40, sprayed it off with compressed air, used a paper towel to dry it off, then used some thin 3-in-1 oil to grease...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-09-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,227
Posted By BrickitSAM

Just soaked it in LA cleaner for about 2~ hours,...

Just soaked it in LA cleaner for about 2~ hours, man what a difference, the engine looks so much better, but outer bearing looks worse because some old blue lock-tight that was on the carb I could...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-09-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,227
Posted By BrickitSAM

I already did the spray with a toothbrush, it...

I already did the spray with a toothbrush, it used to look a lot worst, I used greased lightning because it basically the same thing, I'll soak it on some LA, what should I do about the inner bearing?
Forum: Glow Engines
10-09-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,227
Posted By BrickitSAM

Yea it is in rough shape, soak it in LA totally...

Yea it is in rough shape, soak it in LA totally awesome? dilute some water or just 100%? Yea the engine definitely needs new seals and the carb needs a new O-ring, how would I remove the sleeve?...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-09-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,227
Posted By BrickitSAM

Here are some more pictures of the engine ...

Here are some more pictures of the engine
https://imgur.com/a/DHptK
How exactly do you embed images?
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