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    The YS160 or 170 glow engines put out similar...

    The YS160 or 170 glow engines put out similar power to the dle30. These will turn a 19x11 APC prop at useful rpm. And of course throttle response is second to none. You should be able to find a new...
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    Practically all 30 cc class gas engines put out...

    Practically all 30 cc class gas engines put out more power than the 120-140 4 strokes. More on par with the 140-160 2 strokes on pipe. And if you decided to pipe the gas engine its output is similar...
  3. Thread: Gas to glo plug.

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    The plugs just arrived today, a couple weeks...

    The plugs just arrived today, a couple weeks ahead of expectation. I guess a small package takes less time.

    looking at my receipt, cost was 4400 yen not 4000 as I stated earlier. Price per plug...
  4. 10 pounds, 60 ounces. That's a lot heavier than I...

    10 pounds, 60 ounces. That's a lot heavier than I expected. Back in the day these were coming in at 10 1/2 pounds after many mods. A few, very few, were a little less.

    At the beginning of your...
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    I purchased 4 G5's for gasoline. Total cost...

    I purchased 4 G5's for gasoline. Total cost including shipping was 34$ (just over 4000 yen). Should arrive in NJ mid Feb.
  6. Thread: mintor engines

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    For me it was bad knees. I now have both of them...

    For me it was bad knees. I now have both of them replaced and the legs are beginning to return to decent health. Looking forward to flying pain free for a change.

    Of course that has nothing to do...
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    From a Chemistry point of view, the polymer...

    From a Chemistry point of view, the polymer coating isn't fully cooked for quite some time as Pat notes. That matters little for electrics. But if you use high nitro glow fuel or to a lesser extent,...
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    Vintage Worlds, 1973, Doylestown PA

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0jogGq_L320

    This showed up in the regular Pattern Forum. Consider the equipment 40 years ago....no where near what's available today but the flying is pretty...
  9. Thread: Top Fuse pipe

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    You should be able to purchase the ally tube from...

    You should be able to purchase the ally tube from Mc Master Carr.
    You may be able to use what you have by rotating the engine mount a few degrees.
    Yet another possibility, make a splice in the...
  10. Thread: Gas to glo plug.

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    Thanks Bill, I am sending a check for two...

    Thanks Bill,
    I am sending a check for two adapters, plus snh. I will get glow plugs from RCJapan.
  11. Dave, thanks for the reply and yes on the sale...

    Dave, thanks for the reply and yes on the sale (older engine that was just sitting) and yes on the 800. The info on the NR is good to know. I tried running a highly timed gas engine at low rpm but in...
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    ??... Not sure what you mean, Shawn. Bipes have...

    ??... Not sure what you mean, Shawn. Bipes have been flown for some time.
    And mine are not that far from the beaten path. I didn't think that fellows plane was either.

    My wing design has been...
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    Nice, clean lines Claude. Well done.

    Nice, clean lines Claude. Well done.
  14. Dave, have you played with larger props and...

    Dave, have you played with larger props and stretched pipe on this mill? I mean, is it capable?

    In the 80's we ran the Rossis at around 11k with stretched pipes and 12x12, 13x10 props and...
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    I have followed Pat Harris' thread on...

    I have followed Pat Harris' thread on painting/finishing over the past 7-8 weeks. Its in the regular Pattern forum. Very good information in that thread; one hell of a lot of work too to take the...
  16. Thread: Gas to glo plug.

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    Bill would you email me your address please? Or...

    Bill would you email me your address please? Or do you take pAYPAL? The engine is the OS GT15 with the standard thread CM6 plug. Its a little down on power and it sounds like I can get more ponies...
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    It depends on how well you seal the areas you...

    It depends on how well you seal the areas you sanded through. If you use epoxy finishing resin to apply the glass with, it won't matter. But if you use epoxy paint like Klass Kote clear to bed the...
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    I use a 1/2" plastic tube as mold and wrap...

    I use a 1/2" plastic tube as mold and wrap printer paper over it. A thin bead of elmers holds the paper tube. Then positioning in the wing becomes trivial since the plastic tube is used as support,...
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    Pat it sounds like you shoot quite a bit of clear...

    Pat it sounds like you shoot quite a bit of clear on your finishes. What kind of weight build up is typical? Are we talking 10-15 grams per wing or 30-45grams, or more. I'm talking final gain after...
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    If you do, guys will revolt; you know that...

    If you do, guys will revolt; you know that already...
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    I get some of mine from Carbon Fiber Deals.com....

    I get some of mine from Carbon Fiber Deals.com. Their heavier weight cloth is far less expensive than their lightest cloth, but even their light cloth (when available) is far less expensive than the...
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    Mike, the building mods are finished. Touch up...

    Mike, the building mods are finished. Touch up painting has yet to be done. The mods include the following:
    canopy, the forward section was permanently installed to the fuse. Canopy was shortened...
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    Bill The adjusters are similar to the Gator that...

    Bill
    The adjusters are similar to the Gator that F3AU sells....you turn the screw and the pivot moves. BUT, the included adjusters may need some freeing up as mine did. Then the nut should be locked...
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    Pat, it is likely that most of the pattern folks...

    Pat, it is likely that most of the pattern folks in the US simply put their money down for their arfie. They don't have the building skill because they don't want to develop it. And when it comes to...
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    Lifer, yes I am. Just got a new supply a couple...

    Lifer, yes I am. Just got a new supply a couple months back so I am well stocked so to speak. PayPal is the best or simplest approach. Price is a little higher at 1$ a foot; my supplier increased his...
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