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    I know you're not a "noob"...but try beating...

    I know you're not a "noob"...but try beating those speeds, even with gravity assist...it really isn't that easy...
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    I'll dust off mine and bolt on a Nelson Q40...

    I'll dust off mine and bolt on a Nelson Q40 engine over the winter. I'm pretty sure it will be faster than with the Weston engine, it won't blow up after 7 flights, and I don't think going down to a...
  3. Thread: Ordering parts

    by Rudeboy
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    The part numbers are the same for all the...

    The part numbers are the same for all the engines, you just have to state exactly which engine you have. There are no more parts in an SJ-90 as there are in an SJ-30. (ok, the BSE engines have more...
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    Front mount needles

    Hey Bob,

    Is it still possible to get carbs with a front mount needle? I have no issue with remotes, but it would be easier with front mounted needles on a twin I'm planning.

    Thanks.
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    Can't make it...have a Q500 race on sunday... :-p

    Can't make it...have a Q500 race on sunday... :-p
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    The left prop in that last pic is not a pusher...

    The left prop in that last pic is not a pusher prop...it is a standard tractor prop.
    The prop on the right is correct for a reverse rotation engine.
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    Indeed. If the left engine is standard...

    Indeed.

    If the left engine is standard rotation, and the right one is reverse rotation, then the props should be exchanged left to right...and both should be turned over front to rear.

    As they...
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    Still doesn't look right... The rear of the...

    Still doesn't look right...

    The rear of the plane is toward the camera, and the nose of the plane is toward the wall in the background, right?
  9. Captin' SLOW!!! :cool:

    Captin' SLOW!!! :cool:
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    120 on average... the median between 40 and 200...

    120 on average... the median between 40 and 200 mph.... :p
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    I might give it a good look in the future, if I...

    I might give it a good look in the future, if I feel it is worrth the effort.
    The crank and bearing fit was ok actually (I found something like lapping compound inside the hollow crankpin however,...
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    The engine business is just a hobby for guys like...

    The engine business is just a hobby for guys like Dub Jett. They make them because they have the machinery to do so. If the market dries up any further, I wouldn't be surprised if even he throws in...
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    Well, sadly I just noticed the address on the top...

    Well, sadly I just noticed the address on the top of the "Webra Engines" webpage...it is that of MECOA...I guess that means they are really gone forever...
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    There is a thread in this forum somewhere about...

    There is a thread in this forum somewhere about the electric "sport" version. The guy was planning on putting a 15cc DF engine in it I believe. I never saw what came of it...
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    Webra engines coming back?

    http://www.webraengines.com/

    I sure hope so...they made some of the finest engines on the market. Top quality, and real good runners.
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    I recently bought the hobbyking cheap thingy...it...

    I recently bought the hobbyking cheap thingy...it appears to work amazingly well, for a few bucks. It is "slow", but that means your readings aren't jumping all over the place, which is nice...
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    the annular cooling setup workt like a charm, if...

    the annular cooling setup workt like a charm, if you keep it above 151 mph....or 149....
    With such a setup speed is your friend and you can get away with amazing power from a small motor.
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    Yes, the barstock front end is stock in the 2013...

    Yes, the barstock front end is stock in the 2013 production run. And it's interchangeable with the sand cast ones.
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    I feel sorry for you. I've flown right through...

    I feel sorry for you. I've flown right through the winter here. The weather wasn't always great, but if it's not raining or storming, I'm out there. The first Q500 race was flown last weekend...
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    Welcome to the ratrace... :p

    Welcome to the ratrace... :p
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    Oh ok, so it's a standard drive collet from a DF...

    Oh ok, so it's a standard drive collet from a DF engine...thanks.
    I know a retired oldtimer who can whip out the most amazing pieces of lathe work...perhaps I can coax him into turning me some drive...
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    Hey MJD, where did you get that prop driver...

    Hey MJD,

    where did you get that prop driver and spinner setup for this engine.

    I was contemplating to having a custom prop driver machined, to accept standard TRU-TURN spinners or something....
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    I don't know...I guess it disappeared along with...

    I don't know...I guess it disappeared along with the redesigned site?
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    Look what I managed to get my hands on!

    Brand new in the box OPS 60 SP VAE, from the 2013 production run.
    Apparently they changed the head button on these, they now take "turbo" glowplugs. The rest looks unchanged apart from the barstock...
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    by Rudeboy
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    Very nice! One qustion though: there was a...

    Very nice!

    One qustion though: there was a speed contest in Ballenstedt last weekend? What happend to the pylon race? Last I heard was the Q500, Q40, and F3D were cancelled due to lack of entrants...
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