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    Sticky: 1906354All old posts on Gas Engine Forum are...

    1906354All old posts on Gas Engine Forum are missing? Got the posting of pics dialed in!
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    RE: spring starters

    I have 2 Quadra 35s, a US41 and a G38, and G62 with spring starters. Love them all.
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    RE: How does a gas engine act when hot?

    Most Excellent! Glad the maiden worked out OK, Nice looking DR1. Should be plenty of power with that 35.
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    RE: How does a gas engine act when hot?

    Some of the DR1s had larger holes in the cowl, and, is thier any way you can open up the bottom at the area between the landing gear, to let more of the cooling air out? You might try running the...
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    RE: How does a gas engine act when hot?

    Trixie is right spot on with his take on gas 2 strokes overheating. I have been racing, flying and using 2 strokes for many years. I have had few if any heating problems. In my airplanes I make sure...
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    RE: WW1 Fighters

    Here's my 1/4 scale Fokkers. First is BUSA DR1, Solartex with latex paint, G26 power. Second is BUSA DVIII, Glen Torrance fabric, and cockpit kit, G26 power. Third is built from Frank Comyns plans...
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    RE: Quadra 35 carb?

    Yes, pretty hitech involved here. I actually prefer the rubbery like corks and use the allpurpose chop stick for a handle. My Gee Bee Y has a old quadra with a walbro with a very small venturi, my...
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    RE: Quadra 35 carb?

    The kit you need is most probably a K10wat or D10wat. One is just the gaskets and diaphrams, the other comes with all the little parts also. My Quadras like to be very wet before they will start from...
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    RE: So You have a Triplane

    Balsa USA 1/4 scale. Zenoah G26 power, weighs 16lbs. Solartex with latex paint. Flys great. Agreed, landings with any crosswind can be ....interesting! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ccytPmHWDg
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    RE: Wing Strut Attachment

    Ace Hardware for the pin and the quickclip They have all sizes.
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    RE: Seagull Gee Bee Z

    Sorry for your loss, Pete. Thats the one big problem with this hobby, all it takes is one little thing to bring a beautiful bird down. I still have my Z, but only fly it at flyins and contests. Just...
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    RE: DLE 55 electric starter

    Starter has one way bearing. http://www.milehighrc.com/EME_E_Start.html
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    RE: DLE 55 electric starter

    My EME 55 is 1.54ins, 39.2mm outside diameter.
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    RE: Thunder Tiger Engine

    Got this engine from Scott, and a new Sky Raider kit at a local swapmeet. Put it together and it came out perfect on weight and balance. This was going to be my backup racer. It seems faster and flys...
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    RE: Be careful of rogue Web site

    Ya, Holly says he's got a nice bridge he will sell......Cheap!
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    RE: Be careful of rogue Web site

    Anybody order from them yet? They have a $400 minimum. I would order, something less expensive, to check them out, but no way am I gonna wire 4bills.... Paypal, I would do, but they don't take it....
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    RE: PAINT FABRIC

    9oz weight includes cardboard roll, and plastic wrap over roll of Solartex. Roll is 27in wide.
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    RE: PAINT FABRIC

    Pulled out a 2 meter roll from my stash, it weighs 9 ozs. Says made in England by Solarfilm. Also says on roll, paintable with dopes, enamels and paints. http://www.solarfilm.co.uk/
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    RE: PAINT FABRIC

    George, I have used poly spray coating over latex paint for methanol fuels. Works fine. Latex paint is good for petrol powered models, without an overcoat of poly. My Triplane is 1/4 scale, has a...
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    RE: PAINT FABRIC

    In a word, Coverite sux. I have a roll of white that I only use on flat surfaces on the underside of fuses or stabs. It doesn't go around corners worth a d**. If I wasn't so cheap I would throw the...
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    RE: because it says so

    Been running it in my chainsaw, leaf blower, and string trimmer. Also in all my gas engines in my airplanes. Iv'e been using it since it first came out, 10+ years ago? I use it as directed by the...
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    RE: giant balsa usa stick type thing

    Very nice job! Way back, I learned to fly with a BUSA Stick 30. Then built a Stick 40, then a Super Stick. all great flying models. From 1995 to 2005 I took a break from flying. When I started flying...
  23. Gilman springs Ca. Club 40 race 3/9/13

    Weather was cold in the AM, and warm and sunny the rest of the day. Some pics show the rare clouds and greenery we have here in So Cal in the spring. 8 pilots signed up to race. 8 qualifying heats...
  24. RE: First flight of the season DLE 30 dies at full trottle

    It doesn't take much of anything to impede the flow thru the little round carb filter. A small bit of lint will do it. I run inline filters on all my engines for this reason.
  25. Thread: Q35?

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    RE: Q35?

    That is a great looking scheme, I don't think I have seen it before.
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