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    RE: Need a little p.a.w. advice

    Just wondering if the rod could be in backwards?

    Most rods have a radius at the front of the journal that matches the radius on the crank pin/web joint and when you put the rod in backwards a...
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    RE: PAW 35 question

    Ah, the RC one - too attuned to CL stuff I see!

    The 61, hope to hear how it goes mate, it seems to be a gem amongst the ruff.
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    RE: PAW 35 question

    If it is a plain bearing one mate then yes, play is normal but the PAW web site gives only BR models as current.

    But as it seems to be indeed an older model I stand corrected.

    P.S. Just went...
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    RE: PAW 35 question

    The 35 has a single race though Steve and I am surprised that it should have any play at all (apart from internal C bearing clearance) as it indicates that the crankshaft is sliding too easily in the...
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    RE: Club Mills!

    You would think so as the front three pots were exactly the same compression setting (well looked like it anyway) and he only fiddled with the rear most one - so at a guess he had the front three...
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    RE: More diesels at Mannering Park

    Thunder Tiger GP 10?
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    RE: The gadget for converting glow to diesel

    As argumentative as I can be at times, I totally agree with Ray - both systems are a compromise and I would choose neither.
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    RE: Shiny new toy

    Its not just former states Ray, Thunder Tiger with their smaller GP range openly state that their lack of fasteners is a 'green' recycling issue and a manufacturing simplification.

    Parra too...
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    RE: Enya CX11D issue??

    Its a ' new' engine with bad sounding bearing diagnosed by an experienced flier - why would anyone doubt his suspicions
    There is no reason to think that past residue is causing the problem.

    A new...
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    RE: Care & Feeding a DC Dart

    Steve, Ray is right in a s much as the outside exposed surface will expand firstly &#160;- but it will also cool firstly leaving the central mass (the most stable) to cool off the last.<div>...
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    RE: Care & Feeding a DC Dart

    And what happens (following the&#160;<span style="font-family: Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(251, 252, 255);">2nd law of Thermodynamics) when the heat is removed...
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    RE: Care & Feeding a DC Dart

    As a&#160;parallel&#160;try looking at the old Hot Bulb engines, &#160;they were crudely made two strokes that had low compression ratios and ran on kerosene quite well and needed heat added to start.<div>...
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    RE: Care & Feeding a DC Dart

    Sure.

    Heat is one of the essential ingredients for internal combustion and it is what we absolutely do not have in a cold stationary engine.

    In a cold and primed moving engine (like a model...
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    RE: IRVINE 53 mk RED CASE UK

    Wow, that tops out the MVVS 49 "<span style="font-family: Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(251, 252, 255); ">MVVS .49 with Graupner 12x7 DDD ABC mix===9,775 rpm" you had...
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    RE: Lubrizol

    For those here in Oz -

    <span style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 17px; ">Steve Cramer imports are the Australian distributor for...
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    RE: Need Help with Fox 15 Davis Conversion

    Should do the quoted rpm on a single blade 10x6 methinks.
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    RE: Need Help with Fox 15 Davis Conversion

    I don't get this at all, on the DDD site it gives an MVVS 21 doing 9800 on a 10X 6 prop and the smaller Fox 15 is supposed to do 10500 with the same prop?

    And -...
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    RE: Russian Elfin 149 ABC Repro

    From a Team Race engine builder of some repute here in Sydney, retorque the fins back down when the engine is at its hottest and let it cool down completely before firing up again.

    The threads...
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    RE: taipan twin bb 2.5 diesel

    Ah I see now, its a Taipan 'repilca' (as in<span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; ">AA15S66TBR)</span>not a mark 13 Taipan original!

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    RE: Map3 Russian Diesel

    I am not sure what the real issue is here since most diesels are set and forget in regards to the needle valve.
    So simply set the engine off the bearers with some alloy plate, enough so that the...
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    RE: paw 19 TBR tank size?

    The Freebird plan must be the holy grail in diesel stunt designs and every concept that you can glean from it I would class as pure gold.

    The 'Chicken Hopper' tank shown is complicated to build...
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    RE: morning group

    Hi Chris, Chris.
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    RE: OS 10 FP issue

    This whole thread presumes contact with the liner walls, otherwise there would be no point to it.

    Of course the pads should be captured as thoroughly as possible and this should include contact...
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    RE: Fuel tubing for Clunk Tank

    Why not just use a heavier clunk weight?
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    RE: Hirtenberger HP 61

    <span style="font-size: medium; ">World's first<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; ">schneurle ported model engine I believe.

    And some info found here -...
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