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Forum: Marketplace
08-01-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By jjscott

Vintage Citizen Ship DPT 72 4 Channel Transmitter converted to 2.4

This is a Citizen Ship DPT72 4 channel proportional transmitter that I had converted to 2.4 gig. The conversion functions perfectly, and the anodized case is in excellent condition.

This was...
Forum: Kit Building
08-22-2017, 01:59 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 15,952
Posted By jjscott

Great looking Komander. Outerzone can post the...

Great looking Komander. Outerzone can post the plans so anyone interested in the plane can have a copy. If you can send the file, the link is: https://outerzone.co.uk/
04-28-2016, 05:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,740
Posted By jjscott

Proctor does sell their turnbuckles with clevis...

Proctor does sell their turnbuckles with clevis ends. They are brass, though. I've used them on a 60" sailboat for 30 years and never had one fail. I think at one time just the clevis ends could...
04-27-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,740
Posted By jjscott

I'm just an average sport builder without the...

I'm just an average sport builder without the skills to do a great scale model. I did start a Concept Fleet biplane some time ago with the intention of using scale flying wires. After a lot of...
03-14-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,267
Posted By jjscott

If I built another one of these I would add half...

If I built another one of these I would add half ribs between each rib. The spacing is very wide and I had a lot of "scalloping" or sagging of the covering between ribs.

Jim
02-08-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,581
Posted By jjscott

NOW SOLD - I realize this isn't the for sale...

NOW SOLD - I realize this isn't the for sale section, but I have a new in pack Mecoa diesel conversion for an OS FP40. Also fits others per Mecoa's page: FSR, Magnum, Thunder Tiger. $20 including...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-08-2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By jjscott

http://www.hobbyhorse.com/rcv.shtml

http://www.hobbyhorse.com/rcv.shtml
01-02-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 195,102
Posted By jjscott

That sure is nice. What is the finish; the fuse...

That sure is nice. What is the finish; the fuse looks like it is painted.

Jim
12-16-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 80,450
Posted By jjscott

I agree that the engine should not have...

I agree that the engine should not have mysteriously gotten out of time by just sitting. Since it's dead all possibilities should be considered, even the improbable ones.

Starting fluid is ether...
12-16-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 80,450
Posted By jjscott

Is there any practical way to directly inject a...

Is there any practical way to directly inject a shot of fuel (preferably starter fluid) into the cylinders? Close the needle valve, take out the plugs and turn over enough to ensure the cylinders...
12-13-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 80,450
Posted By jjscott

Glow that bright to all 7 plugs will certainly...

Glow that bright to all 7 plugs will certainly eliminate any electrical problem. Soldering the wires directly to the battery is easy and eliminates conductivity questions about springs and clips.
12-12-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 80,450
Posted By jjscott

The 7 D cell setup uses a single D size...

The 7 D cell setup uses a single D size non-rechargeable alkaline battery (from the drug or hardware store) for each plug. This is for bench testing only and is definitely a Rube Goldberg setup.
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12-12-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 80,450
Posted By jjscott

I think the D cell suggestion is just for bench...

I think the D cell suggestion is just for bench testing to get it running.
12-12-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 80,450
Posted By jjscott

I recently came across this thread, spent a...

I recently came across this thread, spent a little time with and and can certainly understand the frustration you must be experiencing and commend your persistence in trying to get this solved.
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12-10-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By jjscott

This ad was in the August 1976 RCM. So, I'd say...

This ad was in the August 1976 RCM. So, I'd say 1976.

Jim
Forum: Kit Building
10-31-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By jjscott

Outstanding job on both.

Outstanding job on both.
Forum: Kit Building
06-02-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By jjscott

Here's one I have always liked, the Flair...

Here's one I have always liked, the Flair Magnitilla. I think it's about 5' span. May be hard to find in U.S. Made in U.K. (not mine, pic from internet)
Forum: Kit Building
06-02-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By jjscott

Welcome back Bill. It sounds as though you are...

Welcome back Bill. It sounds as though you are wiling to jump in with both feet!

I've built a Proctor Antic bipe and a Top Flite P-40. Both these builds were a while ago but I'll share my...
05-22-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By jjscott

Looks to be a Scientific Commodore. Link to...

Looks to be a Scientific Commodore. Link to plan: http://www.outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=4715

Jim
10-17-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,267
Posted By jjscott

Finally finished the Jemco P-51. I tried to make...

Finally finished the Jemco P-51. I tried to make it look more like a P-51H by changing to the tall tail. I also took a stab at rounding the lower nose and doing the same for the lower fuselage...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-28-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 241,993
Posted By jjscott

Clean up is finished on my chrome Enya 60. All...

Clean up is finished on my chrome Enya 60. All set with a new pair of Bowman rings. It came with an Enya strap on muffler. Should I remove the exhaust restrictor and make up some plugs, or run...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-18-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 241,993
Posted By jjscott

Stuck ring update: Unstuck, or rather broken...

Stuck ring update: Unstuck, or rather broken out.

What finally worked was a small steel chisel with the end ground down to a flat about 1/32 x 3/32. I carefully tapped around the outer...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-16-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 241,993
Posted By jjscott

Stuck ring update: Still stuck! Couple of...

Stuck ring update: Still stuck!

Couple of days soaking in PB Blaster did no good. Tried acetone and dowel, nothing. In 350 degree oven for 10 minutes, nothing but a bit of seepage at the gaps. ...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-11-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 241,993
Posted By jjscott

Yes, that's what I have, nowhere near that nice,...

Yes, that's what I have, nowhere near that nice, but still pretty good.

But, the old girl is still reluctant to give up her rings. I have tried a heat gun, heat gun with PB blaster, acetone with...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-10-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 241,993
Posted By jjscott

Thanks for all the suggestions. I had already...

Thanks for all the suggestions. I had already taken the engine apart and dunked the parts separately. The rod is free on the pin, and I've cleaned the exterior of the piston with a used scotchbrite...
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