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10-10-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By larry@coyotenet

In looking at the hub again it looks like...

In looking at the hub again it looks like individual washers for each bolt were used instead of a std prop washer, if that was the case that's a real no no. I have a couple of that brand prop and can...
10-08-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Looks like the prop bolts were tightened unevenly...

Looks like the prop bolts were tightened unevenly which could cause the prop hub to deform. I have had failures over the years with even the most expensive carbon fiber props so price is not a...
08-16-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By larry@coyotenet

What ever you use remember that you still need...

What ever you use remember that you still need the same oil content as the glow fuel.
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-10-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,267
Posted By larry@coyotenet

I have a friend who used to work for Hobbico...

I have a friend who used to work for Hobbico (Tower parent company) He says that when the company was sold one of the assets that no one bought was Great Plane Mfg which made all of the kits for...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-14-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,054
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Sky Corral is having an electric fly in Saturday,...

Sky Corral is having an electric fly in Saturday, anything electric or smaller than a .15 glow allowed. RC. freeflight or control line.
...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-24-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By larry@coyotenet

You are setting the timing right if you set it at...

You are setting the timing right if you set it at ~30% before top dead center. Newer electronic ignitions like RCExcel have auto advance which will advance the timing as the rpms increase. If you are...
04-05-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By larry@coyotenet

There is no manual, that kit was built from ...

There is no manual, that kit was built from plans which had instructions printed on them. In those days the builder was expected to be able to build the plane from looking at the plans.. No step by...
03-27-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By larry@coyotenet

You could run it on gas-glow mix by changing the...

You could run it on gas-glow mix by changing the carburetor or putting up with the tuning of the glow carb being touchy, but you would need to change the rod bearings to roller and harden the crank...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-03-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By larry@coyotenet

You can make your own part by getting some 1/2"...

You can make your own part by getting some 1/2" phenolic board and cutting and drilling to match the old nylon part. I did that for a Fuji 32 that I could not get the insulator for, I have also used...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-06-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By larry@coyotenet

looks like an Aviomac 42 cc. Also sold by tower...

looks like an Aviomac 42 cc. Also sold by tower as Mac Minarelli?
Forum: Gas Engines
09-26-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Quite often the gap will be printed or cast on...

Quite often the gap will be printed or cast on the points cover. If not 15 thousandths is common. Set using a feeler gauge or if you don't have one a dollar bill is roughly 5 thousandths
turn the...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-25-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By larry@coyotenet

If it has points they usually are behind the...

If it has points they usually are behind the flywheel, You should check them and clean the points, set the gap and make sure the condenser is okay. Points type engines are even harder to hand start,...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-22-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By larry@coyotenet

make sure the carb gaskets are installed...

make sure the carb gaskets are installed correctly (common problem if you are not familiar with these engines) and that the pulse hole is in the right place, carb not turned 90% etc.
Set the airgap...
09-13-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,825
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Amen!

Amen!
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-13-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,528
Posted By larry@coyotenet

It is all about perspective, live long enough to...

It is all about perspective, live long enough to develop some history and things come more into perspective. For me I see way more interesting things going on than I ever did when I started RC in the...
08-28-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Here is a video of the father son team of Brent...

Here is a video of the father son team of Brent and Zach Cozzolino
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4q8K-rwwq3A
Forum: Gas Engines
08-15-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 268,291
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Had a friend break the master rod in his engine...

Had a friend break the master rod in his engine by trying to get it to rev up, he was also getting around 6,000 rpm and went to a smaller prop, bad move. Don't expect the 60cc to fly a TF 47 like a...
08-14-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By larry@coyotenet

I have been flying my kit TF giant 47 since 2003...

I have been flying my kit TF giant 47 since 2003 with 70 oz servos on the elevators, 615 (old) on the ailerons, and std airtronics servos (42 oz/) on flaps, rudder and motor . Engine is a g-62...
08-13-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By larry@coyotenet

War Birds Over Pueblo 2018

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/816x1056/2013_poster_2a6f6cb42116113e20db3859d6d23c2782088ee9.jpg...
Forum: Marketplace
07-17-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Will get you pics later today after work, muffler...

Will get you pics later today after work, muffler is Bennett with three outlets
Larry
Forum: Marketplace
07-16-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Two Quadra 100 engines

Two Quadra 100 engines, one is magneto one is c+h electronic ignition
Both in very good shape, both very low time. $400 ea or $750 for the pair
Forum: Gas Engines
07-11-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,275
Posted By larry@coyotenet

I have always liked the D21, please fix those...

I have always liked the D21, please fix those dumb Finnish markings. I know in this PC world people don't know the difference between the Finnish reverse swastika and the Nazi one but those crosses...
Forum: Marketplace
07-08-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Best 1/5th scale Saburo Saki pilot, painted as in add

A Best Saburo Saki pilot figure, 1/5th Scale, painted by Best cost 229.00
http://bestpilots.typepad.com/my_weblog/saburo-sakai-15-scale-wwii-japanese-pilot.html
$125 plus $10 shipping...
06-27-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By larry@coyotenet

My favorite was a post several years ago were a...

My favorite was a post several years ago were a guy said he put a DA 100 in a TF P-51:p He said it had plenty of power! and he did not care if both cylinders stuck out!;)
Around here, at 5,000 feet,...
06-14-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 930
Posted By larry@coyotenet

I was really impressed with the Huey helicopter,...

I was really impressed with the Huey helicopter, flew great and that sound setup was the best I have heard so far.
Larry
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