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10-22-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,056
Posted By burtcs

RE: Our "other" hobbies and similarities:

Mr67Stang:

Painful (in retrospect) is letting a '49 Chevy delivery sedan be hauled off. (sob)

regards - Steve B.
10-18-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,056
Posted By burtcs

RE: Our "other" hobbies and similarities:

I'm 58 years old
Three time certified welder and journeyman machinist.
Got a BS degree in '94 at Oregon State

Built my first airplane in '58 (didn't know you could bow the sides...who knew)....
10-18-2007, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By burtcs

RE: Strenghten free flight plans for glow motors

mmike65:

That's pretty vague. Give us a clue as to what you got (by name or drawing scan), there's no rule of thumb that I know of.

regards - Steve B.
10-17-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By burtcs

RE: sizing engine

draftman1:

If it were me (which it's not) I would consider the models intended function first. Is it a trainer, a pattern plane, or an all round sport model. Then I would consider wing area,...
10-15-2007, 12:35 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 93,320
Posted By burtcs

RE: Cox Reed Valve FAQ

I don't want to excite the beast (i.e.: he that shall not be named), he may be off his meds or may have slipped away from the day room and is using a computer unsupervised. Who knows...but iI don't...
10-09-2007, 03:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By burtcs

RE: engin I,D

hkbii:

It's a COX 020 off a helicopter. I got a couple of them. Mount off the backplate and add an external tank and go...

regards - Steve B.
10-01-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,374
Posted By burtcs

RE: Strange Reed Valve...

Ptulmer:

Thats them. I never had a car. I've seen assemblies at swap meets, but I never needed car bits and I never got any and I've never looked them over. I will now. Thanks...

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10-01-2007, 12:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,374
Posted By burtcs

RE: Strange Reed Valve...

SGC:

A number of years ago I aquired a few bags of Jerobee parts. The were RC cars with COX engines in them (sometimes refered to as COX/Jerobees. I got three bags of venturi gaskets and tank...
09-30-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,374
Posted By burtcs

Strange Reed Valve...

I was gifted two COX reed valve engines this weekend. But, they are strange to me. Both had Baby Bee tanks (what I wanted) the rest is weird. The crank has a tapered end, like for a flywheel, not...
09-27-2007, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,156
Posted By burtcs

RE: Anyone know the name of this covering?

tewitte1949:

No unfortunately. But it does loose shinkablity over time. My old rolls no longer shrink. I've got a roll or red and blue that don't shrink very tight and a couple rolls of...
09-20-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,908
Posted By burtcs

RE: Turning some 1/2a wheels

ptulmer:

You can safely ignor recommended cutting speeds for more aluminum items. It cuts well at faster speeds (often exceeding your machines rpm). Wind it up. Proceed with caution other...
09-20-2007, 01:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,908
Posted By burtcs

RE: Turning some 1/2a wheels

Ptulmer:

to aviod or minimize chatter use a sharp pointed tool with maybe a 1/32 radius negative rake, and drop down to maybe a 1k-2k rpm, slow feed and light cuts. It should cut clean.

-...
09-19-2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,908
Posted By burtcs

RE: Turning some 1/2a wheels

Ptulmer:

Look at paint ball o-rings and also if you have access to a well stocked hardware store try there.

- Steve B.
09-19-2007, 01:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,908
Posted By burtcs

RE: Turning some 1/2a wheels

ptulmer:

Thats what I'm talking about. Groove the OD for an o-ring and you're (or me at least) in business. If you like those, get your hands on some MAG, but careful with the chips... Or do...
09-17-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,717
Posted By burtcs

RE: modifications to an 049

500lber:

My own experience with boat is that they don't hand glide with a damn. and, they are hard to hang on to for hand lanching.

regards - Steve B.
09-16-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,951
Posted By burtcs

RE: paw diesel owners

tewit1949:

I've NOT done a direct substitution for glow to diesel. The old school thought was that a diesel would power the next larger sizer model. .09D=.15G, .35D=.40G etc. Yea right...
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09-16-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,354
Posted By burtcs

RE: nitro

In the past I've used ACE, and Byrons 25%. I don't think these are availible anymore. I go for SIG champion 25% and add 1-1 1/2 ozs. of caster. If I feeling wicked I use some 35% champion with...
09-15-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 93,320
Posted By burtcs

RE: Cox Reed Valve FAQ

Clover makes a good many compounds. If you go to their web site you can check them out.
09-15-2007, 10:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,390
Posted By burtcs

RE: What covering do you like?

tewitt1949:

Silk, silkspan and to a lesser degree tissue work fine but...they have a limited life span. Maybe 4-5 yrs for silk, 3 yrs for silkspan and 10-15 yrs for tissue. If you truly...
09-15-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 93,320
Posted By burtcs

RE: Cox Reed Valve FAQ

drayegon:

Don't let the door hit you in the butt on the way out. Go back to you hobby store clerk job and make your $100/hr wage. At least I was in Viet Nam and at least I have sucessfully...
09-15-2007, 12:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,951
Posted By burtcs

RE: paw diesel owners

Milk and Honey come to think of it or is that suger and spice I see.

- Steve B.
09-15-2007, 12:21 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 93,320
Posted By burtcs

RE: Cox Reed Valve FAQ

TGC:

I remember that stuff. When I was in Veit Nam I had a Fox 36X that was too tight for comfort and I bought some of it from Fox. I don't recall running it, just coated the cylinder and hand...
09-13-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 93,320
Posted By burtcs

RE: Cox Reed Valve FAQ

TGC:

I got four of them a year or so ago and they were ok. Loose but ok and the ones I've run, run well. An engine will usually tell you when it need's the ball socket reset becuase it won't...
09-13-2007, 12:21 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 93,320
Posted By burtcs

RE: Cox Reed Valve FAQ

drayegon:

Where's your ten minute engine? The only way your got one of these is if you yank it off the nose of a lecky and hook to a six volt battery. Before you got a hobby shop job were you...
09-12-2007, 11:32 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 93,320
Posted By burtcs

RE: Cox Reed Valve FAQ

areomataster: drayegon is mine.

drayegon:

Have you been smoking some of that Northern California wild mountain weed or what? COX Texico's and Black Widows both came with the Plactic reed...
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