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Forum: Gas Engines 01-07-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By AJF--2
Bent propshaft what is your acceptable limit

Leaving the hobby and selling off the stuff. I got this XYZ 50 cc engine that was involved in a mild mishap (AKA crash) Checking the end of the shaft there is .0085 run out. I remember talking to...
Forum: ARF or RTF 01-03-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,050
Posted By AJF--2
RE: whats the ARF that started it all ????

I understand that this thread is years old but I thought the answer would be clearer than this. I had 2 Darts and 1 of the Royal trainers in the 80s-90s era. But I really think the ARF that really...
Forum: Gas Engines 01-02-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,912
Posted By AJF--2
RE: IS IT TOO DARN MUCH TO ASK???????

It's good for putting the "Bird" together and also good after the "bird" dies (taxidermy supplies bird dies. Get IT?) Oh well:D
Forum: Gas Engines 01-02-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 37,941
Posted By AJF--2
RE: TGY 52

I have discovered that the type of prop will make all the difference in the world. I seem to remember getting mine from Troybuilt years ago, but PK props would lower the RPMs and (depending on the...
Forum: Gas Engines 01-02-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By AJF--2
RE: Gas Engine Help

The big advantage to EI over mag engines is weight, ease of starting, and smoothness. The Fugi, Zenoah and other mag engines generally are quite heavy for their displacement and the larger sizes...
Forum: Gas Engines 01-02-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,912
Posted By AJF--2
RE: IS IT TOO DARN MUCH TO ASK???????

Of course a link may be nice.[:-]

http://www.taxidermy.com/cat/16/epogrip.html
Forum: Gas Engines 01-02-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,912
Posted By AJF--2
RE: IS IT TOO DARN MUCH TO ASK???????

FWIW I have discovered some 90 second epoxy that is some great stuff if you are quick and are not doing a lot of glueing at one time. Of course if you are patient, that helps. It is about the same...
Forum: Gas Engines 01-02-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,289
Posted By AJF--2
RE: Any DL-50 issues?

The Chineese engines are a mixed bunch with different reviews depending on who you ask. Never had a problem with my DL, but then I sold the plane and engine after just a few flights. I was inpressed....
Forum: Gas Engines 12-31-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,912
Posted By AJF--2
RE: IS IT TOO DARN MUCH TO ASK???????

very nice R plane (thats "southern" aviation talk)
Forum: Gas Engines 12-31-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,912
Posted By AJF--2
RE: IS IT TOO DARN MUCH TO ASK???????

You are correct. He also designed the 70" Solution X (longer fuse) around the G62. Then he met Ken Baker of D&B. Both the Solution X and the 90" Extra fit well with the D&B 3.7 twin. Now you talk...
Forum: Gas Engines 12-31-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,912
Posted By AJF--2
RE: IS IT TOO DARN MUCH TO ASK???????

Yea, that was me. Both the 80 and 90". Was some of the best flying planes out there. Behind his Solutions of course. I had a great discussion with Miles at Joe Nall a few years ago about why he...
Forum: Gas Engines 12-31-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,912
Posted By AJF--2
RE: IS IT TOO DARN MUCH TO ASK???????

Here, here!!



(of course you know it ain't gonna happen):D

OK, I've puffed on the peace pipe. Next (cough cough, gasp, wheeze)


BTW- what am I smokin?:)
Forum: Gas Engines 12-31-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,912
Posted By AJF--2
RE: IS IT TOO DARN MUCH TO ASK???????

I hear ya and I don't absolutely disagree. I called and talked to Henry on the advice of Bob P. No I did not explore the website, and yes a do know a little about engines.

What bothers me is the...
Forum: Gas Engines 12-31-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,912
Posted By AJF--2
RE: IS IT TOO DARN MUCH TO ASK???????

Nope. Got to be outside to see the stars. It is 6 long steps to the patio door and it takes forever to get there. Seriously, after sitting in 102 degree water for a while you stay warmer than you...
Forum: Gas Engines 12-31-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,912
Posted By AJF--2
RE: IS IT TOO DARN MUCH TO ASK???????

We don't have anything that pretty here. Now it is 49 degrees dropping to 22 tonight with high wind warnings coming with the front. Gusts between 25-35 and I don't even want to think about the chill...
Forum: Gas Engines 12-31-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,912
Posted By AJF--2
RE: IS IT TOO DARN MUCH TO ASK???????

I agree. I just noticed that some have been deleted. However, it is hard to "un-ring a bell" after you hear it.;)
Forum: Gas Engines 12-31-2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,912
Posted By AJF--2
RE: IS IT TOO DARN MUCH TO ASK???????

I am humbled to be in the presence of such men of high principles. :eek:I am guessing that you are modelers of such great skills that you still refuse to build an ARF and you still insist on using...
Forum: Gas Engines 12-30-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,912
Posted By AJF--2
RE: IS IT TOO DARN MUCH TO ASK???????

scuze me. Many thanks again to Milton. bye
Forum: Gas Engines 12-30-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,912
Posted By AJF--2
RE: IS IT TOO DARN MUCH TO ASK???????

Maybe it will help if I show a picture. The mounts do not extend past the carb. So in order to form a template I would have to remove the carb, Which I really don't want to do on a new engine.

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Forum: Gas Engines 12-30-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,912
Posted By AJF--2
RE: IS IT TOO DARN MUCH TO ASK???????

I do not own a caliper. nevermind:eek:
Forum: Gas Engines 12-30-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,912
Posted By AJF--2
IS IT TOO DARN MUCH TO ASK???????

I have just started mounting my RCGF 26 and it too, is going to have the rear mounted carbsticking through the firewall. It seems like most of the rear mounted carbs DO NOT GIVE YOU A TEMPLATE TO...
Forum: Glow Engines 12-28-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By AJF--2
RE: Moki 61LS questions

http://www.rcuniverse.com/market/item.cfm?itemId=466600

It is the side exhaust. I attached a link to the ad. Actually it is a Mark, although they are the same. My other question is do I have to...
Forum: Glow Engines 12-23-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By AJF--2
RE: Moki 61LS questions

You guys are great. Thanks for your help.
AJF
Forum: Glow Engines 12-23-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By AJF--2
Moki 61LS questions

I just bought a new 61LS (Long stroke?) with no box, muffler, or instructions and I have a few questions.

1-Is there another muffler that will fit the application or should I just plan on going...
Forum: ARF or RTF 12-19-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,629
Posted By AJF--2
RE: Hanger 9 Sundowner 50

It has been a while on this thread, I know. But has anybody tried a YS 63?
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