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09-15-2019, 09:17 PM
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Posted By fiery

My understanding is that Bob Davis recently...

My understanding is that Bob Davis recently passed away. Future availability of his products appears to be uncertain.
Forum: Glow Engines
08-08-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By fiery

1QuickSport2.5 Kindly post a photo of the...

1QuickSport2.5

Kindly post a photo of the back cover of the Irvine 40 Mk II ABC you have built.

It seems you have made up a brace to deal with a warped composite cover? I'd like to see it, if...
08-08-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By fiery

Plane fuel is intended for use in bushing bearing...

Plane fuel is intended for use in bushing bearing iron and steel model Diesel engines. Sorry, I don’t know actual oil percentage or composition.
08-08-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By fiery

Bob Davis passed away in July 2019. Does...

Bob Davis passed away in July 2019.

Does anyone know whether his business will be continued?
Forum: MVVS Support
04-11-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,735
Posted By fiery

Sure will. I am bringing a couple of flying...

Sure will. I am bringing a couple of flying friends with me from my local club who after flirting with electric (yawn) are now dedicated 'Oily' converts (yeah!). I will look forward to seeing you...
02-17-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By fiery

Thanks Ray.

Thanks Ray.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-17-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By fiery

Taipan plugs may be put back into production. ...

Taipan plugs may be put back into production.

A concern in Adelaide Australia bought the tooling and rights recently.
02-13-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By fiery

Sweet little ship Ray, I was once offered a...

Sweet little ship Ray,

I was once offered a NIB Rothwell R100 at a fair price. Foolishly I passed on it. The one that got away …

I find Monocell Gold Clear Marine Varnish very good. Not cheap...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,888
Posted By fiery

Sounds like an issue with your PC. Not Graupner....

Sounds like an issue with your PC. Not Graupner. I had no trouble with the upgrade. Well worth the price.
Replies: 15
Views: 1,888
Posted By fiery

My MZ24 Tx battery has puffed. GraupnerUS are...

My MZ24 Tx battery has puffed.
GraupnerUS are out of OEM replacements. I guess there has been a run on them as batteries in the sets of early adopters reach use-by date.
Are there any third party...
01-22-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By fiery

Thanks Ray.

Thanks Ray.
12-17-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By fiery

Alan at Weston contracts making parts out. Some...

Alan at Weston contracts making parts out. Some are made in former eastern bloc countries. Crankcases are a development of the Webra Speed series.

Have you bought one Ray?
12-05-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By fiery

A 1958 E.D. Fury 1.49 c.c. One you don't see that...

A 1958 E.D. Fury 1.49 c.c. One you don't see that often. Most slumber in collections.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-c5XVNSinI&lc=z23ospegmxvfjvpnjacdp43bgupuef0imgjdqgsijglw03c010c
12-02-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By fiery

WestonUK

Yes, they do sell.

i bought an ED Super Hunter from them a couple of months ago.

A new range of multi purpose diesels are available.

Options for each engine:

1. R/C throttle or standard...
11-29-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By fiery

They appear on Ebay regularly. The casting may...

They appear on Ebay regularly. The casting may have a weakness in that the case wall is very thin on one side.
...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-18-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,982
Posted By fiery

Jan What is the finish on your Gooney Bird?...

Jan

What is the finish on your Gooney Bird? Love the weathered look.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-13-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,283
Posted By fiery

I see a misemployed hair dryer motor in that set...

I see a misemployed hair dryer motor in that set :p

Seriously, Electric is great for EDF's. I once watched a TD .09 DF powered Heinkel 162 struggle to get into the air. Now, smaller DF aircraft...
11-07-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By fiery

I could not start an OTM Kolibri 0,8 c.c. diesel...

I could not start an OTM Kolibri 0,8 c.c. diesel without my little Astro-Flite electric starter!

The day I eventually hand start it, I celebrated with a 'fist pump' into the air :D
10-30-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,918
Posted By fiery

I have found that substituting white spirit (aka...

I have found that substituting white spirit (aka mineral spirit) (not 'white gas', such as coleman camp stove fuel or shellite) for kerosene/paraffin virtually eliminates the residual odour of burnt...
10-24-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By fiery

What a nice pair of classic sport engines. Who...

What a nice pair of classic sport engines. Who would have thought that a Mk 1 Taipan 1.5 cc could still turn up ‘new in bubble’ 😋.
09-03-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,918
Posted By fiery

Thanks for letting me Dave. I noticed AMB has not...

Thanks for letting me Dave. I noticed AMB has not been active on the forum for a few years. Glad to hear he is still with us.
09-02-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,918
Posted By fiery

I will accept that Dave. I don't make it my...

I will accept that Dave. I don't make it my business to be concerned with the personal affairs of others. It is just that Mr Janson's article appears to be the source of the comment and as far as I...
09-02-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,918
Posted By fiery

The Duke of Fort Smith; A Few Comments About Him...

The Duke of Fort Smith; A Few Comments About Him And His Fox Twin 1.2 R/C Engine (Janson review) (http://www.modelenginenews.org/drj/fox_twin.html)
08-29-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,918
Posted By fiery

Ringed Diesels

Ringed Kraft .61.

It has so much compression it is difficult to turn over with an electric starter suitable for up to 1.20 glows.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iTsJBCVkKY
08-07-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By fiery

I downloaded the plan for that. It is a nice...

I downloaded the plan for that. It is a nice looking ship and I saw one fly last year. Very, very nice on an Owen T 2.5.
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