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Forum: Glow Engines
05-19-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 865
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Posted By 123Cat

Ive got a crossflow 15 that needs a P/L what is...

Ive got a crossflow 15 that needs a P/L what is the best bet , will anything else fit , Enya maybe ? Thanks
Forum: Glow Engines
05-18-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 267,416
Posted By 123Cat

Good Evening I am looking to purchase an...

Good Evening

I am looking to purchase an Enya 09 111 and have built a quite light CL plane
Im just a little worried that the 09 might vibrate a bit , I like 5% nitro
Can you suggest a RPM...
02-23-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,893
Posted By 123Cat

You must do some heavy running I remember...

You must do some heavy running

I remember that great,, John Goodwin he was a stalwart for running up engines on the bench

I just run a few seconds to get a setting then its off in the plane ...
02-23-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,893
Posted By 123Cat

Quazi You will have to remove those pictures...

Quazi
You will have to remove those pictures from the internet

There may be children watching

( I recommend a stiff going over with high pressure soapy water if not a new piece of marine ply...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-21-2017, 12:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,141
Posted By 123Cat

Well done I forgot you can use that high temp...

Well done
I forgot you can use that high temp paint that they use for blocks , its a spray

Dont tempt me,,,,,, it looks good , a green would be good

Oh ,,, the head might be a problem ,...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-20-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,141
Posted By 123Cat

Nice engine

I didnt know they did a red it looks good

Nitro and a slightly smaller prop

is about it

maybe more compression ,

but that is fussy to do ,
Forum: Glow Engines
07-14-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By 123Cat

Linseed Oil as a cleaner

I did use some radiator inhibitor( not ethylene glycol ) cold and a toothbrush on my OS 25 and it came up pretty good

And I found some old Linseed oil at work , would that be useful for cleaning...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-25-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 764
Posted By 123Cat

Fine inside , except that the piston is quite...

Fine inside , except that the piston is quite loose , its the aluminium one

Its cleaned up with e glycol on the outside

What can I do about the piston ?
Forum: Glow Engines
06-22-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 764
Posted By 123Cat

Quite so ,,, 1Qw A little more running will...

Quite so ,,, 1Qw

A little more running will tell and the good NVA may help

They are a great light runner and start well

although this one does have this internal problem

that will come...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-21-2016, 02:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 764
Posted By 123Cat

Its the later style , is it a ring piston or what...

Its the later style , is it a ring piston or what , I hope the 30% oil makes it handle well , I looked at mounting an eccentric on and it looks dangerous
Forum: Glow Engines
06-19-2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 764
Posted By 123Cat

9x5 prop balanced and 30% oil,, 5% nitro will...

9x5 prop balanced and 30% oil,, 5% nitro will report next weekend

I did shot blast the head it was black , its a flat top piston , rest of it is black , the clicking rod is not so good,
...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-18-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 764
Posted By 123Cat

OS FP 25 Vibrates

My friend gave me a 25 for CL
and it vibrates
the prop is balanced but the rod is a bit loose and it clicks when hot

are these normally smooth engines

Its hard to tune , I will try 30% oil...
01-10-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,509
Posted By 123Cat

Once more

After saying all this stuff about Zinc

I dont think I would try it

it may kill combustion , and I dont want that ,

my stuff is hard enough to start as it is

Some of my engine parts...
12-30-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,509
Posted By 123Cat

If you look at the way zinc additive protects ,...

If you look at the way zinc additive protects , by forming a phosphate glass coat in the pores it should be a good thing for the big end , which is the reason they put it in automobiles.

but only...
12-30-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,509
Posted By 123Cat

OK , I know where i can get some 600 Weight steam...

OK , I know where i can get some 600 Weight steam oil ,

might knock a few revs off but the engine will last forever
12-27-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,509
Posted By 123Cat

I might try that heating a metal plate and...

I might try that heating a metal plate
and using auto oil and castor and seeing if the castor
does move to the heat ,
interesting , if its good enough for a WW1 engine
its good enough for me
12-26-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,509
Posted By 123Cat

Saying that about mineral oil I would only...

Saying that about mineral oil

I would only use castor
as its a traditional as flying a 1.5
If its not the whole thing I dont like it
The mess
Fuel soaked plane
The blood
The chewed up...
12-26-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,509
Posted By 123Cat

The way Zinc protects high duty valve trains...

The way Zinc protects high duty valve trains sounds interesting
The same high loads are in our diesels

For a glow no , the zinc might foul a glowplug motor ( element )
12-25-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,509
Posted By 123Cat

How would the high zinc auto oils go like the...

How would the high zinc auto oils go like the 70's 20/W50 grade I found some old stuff stored away , 2 gallons I suppose its good lawnmower oil ?
12-05-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,886
Posted By 123Cat

Oh noce pictures again fiery

I cant look at another diesel for a while as I had the real diesel experience ,
blood thing yesterday

relocated the tank on rubber bands

, all greasy ,

motor not starting , not running...
10-16-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,101
Posted By 123Cat

Gee thats a 60's bottle Fiery

From back in the good old days

I dont know about super blast

I get super clog with black muck

when I take my engines apart

Its diesel days now , she practically starts by herself ,...
Forum: RC Fuels
09-28-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,748
Posted By 123Cat

Zinc Additive

Would an automotive zinc additive do anything for model fuels ,

Im guessing it would be good for diesels with their high pressures ?

Added

May be good or bad , good for a plain bearing...
08-12-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,065
Posted By 123Cat

Hi Its a Silver Swallow , 1.5cc

Hi Its
a Silver Swallow , 1.5cc
08-12-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,065
Posted By 123Cat

I got my ship up in the air and and it slowed at...

I got my ship up in the air and and it slowed at half flight , cracked crankcase
07-31-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,101
Posted By 123Cat

Nice plane Fiery , its unique , alright , I m...

Nice plane Fiery , its unique , alright , I m waiting for the warm weather

and I have a few planes made up

and will cobble together some diesels

I have been building some rough parts that...
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