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01-30-2019, 02:23 PM
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Posted By bjr_93tz

I feel your pain. I drive this 35yo clunker and...

I feel your pain. I drive this 35yo clunker and have about 2.35m (~7foot 8 inches) from the back of the front seats (rear seats fold flat too) to the lift gate and was very surprised and...
12-15-2018, 01:41 AM
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Views: 389
Posted By bjr_93tz

It doesn't help with your question, however...

It doesn't help with your question, however depending on the radio setup I extend the life of some of my servos by popping the servo arm, adjust the subtrim by one spline and put the arm back on.
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11-13-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 786
Posted By bjr_93tz

They'd probably do the job if you were hand...

They'd probably do the job if you were hand starting it.

Let me know when your ready, I'll come down, hold your beer, stand back and watch you give it a go..... ;)
11-08-2018, 08:21 PM
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Views: 1,171
Posted By bjr_93tz

Yes, it's built up for most of what I build too. ...

Yes, it's built up for most of what I build too.

I never really worried about grain (and density) until I built a Bubble Dancer RES glider and realised how much difference selecting the right...
11-08-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,171
Posted By bjr_93tz

Thanks for the post. Just one (very small)...

Thanks for the post.

Just one (very small) point. It's difficult to see from the photo's and there may have been other reasons I can't see, however IF the grain (green lines) is/was what it looks...
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10-30-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By bjr_93tz

Talk about bumping an old thread, I'm glad to...

Talk about bumping an old thread, I'm glad to hear you've got it nailed and enjoying it.

Traditionally in F3A a slow roll was ~5 seconds but there hasn't been a slow roll in F3A for so long that...
10-25-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,425
Posted By bjr_93tz

Quick Update seeing as I can no longer edit...

Quick Update seeing as I can no longer edit previous post: No joy with the engine, however very happy with the 0.7mm annealed aluminium washer between the spinner pack plate and prop driver. The...
10-23-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 198
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Posted By bjr_93tz

If I've learned anything from my 8 year love/hate...

If I've learned anything from my 8 year love/hate relationship with my 170cdi, it's that when there's nothing wrong with the engine it responds predictably and consistently to needle and regulator...
10-17-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,425
Posted By bjr_93tz

Yes Scott, up in the air for some rolling...

Yes Scott, up in the air for some rolling practice and mixture tweaking is definitely on the cards.

EDIT: Flight #1 done and dusted. Thunderstorm clouds all around, wind blowing 30+km/hr and...
10-17-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,425
Posted By bjr_93tz

I finally got around to putting my 200cdi into...

I finally got around to putting my 200cdi into the Aries 07 and the weather cleared up enough to take it out to the field and put about a liter of fuel through it on the ground.

It was a bit...
08-25-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,425
Posted By bjr_93tz

I just thought I would mention I received an...

I just thought I would mention I received an e-mail regarding my new DZ200cdi.

It seems mine was assembled with a pair of bolts in the throttle body that were 32mm long instead of 35mm long. I'd...
08-14-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 198
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Posted By bjr_93tz

Thanks Scott, as a side project I'm thinking...

Thanks Scott, as a side project I'm thinking about putting a absolute pressure sensor, temperature sensor and humidity sensor in a box and having a microcontroller look at the three of them and spit...
08-14-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,425
Posted By bjr_93tz

My little contribution to global warming/mosquito...

My little contribution to global warming/mosquito eradication has arrived




The Rubik's Cube is so I've something simple to solve if the new YS starts giving me...
08-08-2018, 02:37 PM
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Posted By bjr_93tz

$272,000 USD !!!! And I though my Oxai plane...

$272,000 USD !!!!

And I though my Oxai plane wasn't cheap??? Wouldn't it be weird if 100 years down the track they were like Boeing or Airbus and people were finding old airframes hidden in a...
07-23-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,425
Posted By bjr_93tz

;) yeah mine too..... Seriously though, It'd...

;) yeah mine too.....

Seriously though, It'd be nice to know what we could torque it up to. There's a couple of nuts/bolts on my motorbikes that make me cringe when torquing to spec, and others...
07-23-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,425
Posted By bjr_93tz

Thanks Gents, Still the 170cdi for now...

Thanks Gents,

Still the 170cdi for now Scott, but I'm think a new prop driver/spinner back plate combo and FT might be in order. It's slowly chewed up a few drives over the years.

I was half...
07-23-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,425
Posted By bjr_93tz

Just a quick question. Is there a trick to...

Just a quick question.

Is there a trick to preventing an aluminium spinner backplate from slipping on the prop driver, or do I just need to add an extra weetbix to my cereal bowl for breakfast...
06-03-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 19,528
Posted By bjr_93tz

Just asking a quick question. You're not...

Just asking a quick question. You're not concerned about fatigue using a high tensile aluminium bolt in a mount like that?

We (Dad and I) had a Zenoah G62 (horrible, vibrating, petrol thing it...
05-30-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By bjr_93tz

Hi Tomas, While there may be a few people in...

Hi Tomas,

While there may be a few people in this group with some experience with this, you might get a faster reply posting this question in the Electric Pattern Flying group?

Cheers
Brett
05-09-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 17,502
Posted By bjr_93tz

100% spot on correct. Ford straight 6, 250 cubic...

100% spot on correct. Ford straight 6, 250 cubic inch, alloy head cross flow, mated to a 4-speed manual transmission, circa 1984.

Keep an eye out in your letter box for a set of worn out original...
05-09-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 17,502
Posted By bjr_93tz

While slightly off topic, I have to give thanks...

While slightly off topic, I have to give thanks to Arnstein for this thought provoking comment.

It turns out (being the sucker for mechanical punishment I am) my car engine also has a bearing...
04-29-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By bjr_93tz

I always wondered if the original units had a...

I always wondered if the original units had a special brass or something? So often I've looked at the couple of pistons I have and think to myself, it can't be too hard to turn up some brass in my...
04-28-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By bjr_93tz

Many years ago (15+?) Flywilly got a batch made...

Many years ago (15+?) Flywilly got a batch made up, but I'm sure that was a once in a lifetime, never to be repeated deal.

Maybe you could PM him and get a list of people that ordered one (or two...
02-22-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,425
Posted By bjr_93tz

Wow, that makes moot any argument for the high...

Wow, that makes moot any argument for the high pressure fuel line needing to be "rigid".

Every few weeks my mouse pointer starts hovering over a buy-it-now/add-to-cart button for a DZ200cdi but...
02-12-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,606
Posted By bjr_93tz

Yep, just like I wrote in my post. Gyros and...

Yep, just like I wrote in my post.

Gyros and stabiliser systems in F3A won't mean gyros and stabiliser in current designs, it'll mean a shift to electronically stabilised designs just like...
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