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01-17-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,930
Posted By chevy43

Glad to hear you are having success. If it...

Glad to hear you are having success. If it stops at top dead center I would say that you need to reduce compression after it starts. The way I like to find the best run settings is to run it rich...
01-14-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,034
Posted By chevy43

I run diesels much leaner than glow. A bigger...

I run diesels much leaner than glow. A bigger prop usually helps with everything and I would run at least a 9" prop with a .15 7" is way small....

Ball park is about a 1/4 turn more compression...
01-14-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,930
Posted By chevy43

It would be better if your fuel had an ignition...

It would be better if your fuel had an ignition improver in it.
01-14-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,535
Posted By chevy43

R. Valantine makes stuff in small quantities and...

R. Valantine makes stuff in small quantities and they differ depending on what parts he started with etc. I'm not familiar with his Cox modified engines though, but those two styles of exhaust ports...
09-12-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 465
Posted By chevy43

Nice Gillows Mustang, Cox powered video.

This guy did a nice job and check out that landing!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqV4ytDihZI&list=TLFqfT7QFqnDL7cmValKp4rjH-MTJ6l7Av
08-01-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 32,112
Posted By chevy43

RE: NEWLY DRAWN UGLY STICK DOWNLOAD PLANS FREE!

I clicked on the link given but the plans come out so small I can't read them. Is there another link to the PDF? I'd like to see the improvements you have made.

I love Sticks!
07-03-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,878
Posted By chevy43

RE: My Roaring 20

That rudder looks so tiny! Does it work well?
05-22-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,276
Posted By chevy43

RE: Scoundrel invasion!

Yep - '48 wagon.
05-08-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,276
Posted By chevy43

RE: Scoundrel invasion!

Skaliwag's planes are great - time to get started on another one..
05-08-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,276
Posted By chevy43

RE: Scoundrel invasion!

I flew it 3 times this morning with Skaliwag and Alan. It was pretty windy but I went for it anyway. Skaliwag held it on the runway till I was ready to fly and then let it ROG. I had 3 successful...
05-08-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,276
Posted By chevy43

RE: Scoundrel invasion!

The first set of Trexlers rotted off while waiting for me to finish it....
05-08-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,276
Posted By chevy43

RE: Scoundrel invasion!

Finished this one - only took me a few years. Going to fly it this morning! 10.75 OZ AUW with 220nmih pack. Skaliwag is going to come along to see one of his little birds take to the sky -...
05-06-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,355
Posted By chevy43

RE: Premier Engineering A-M 1.5 cc Diesel

Ok, you should keep it because it is a great engine with a little modification to fix that carb which won't idle...

Mine turns and 8x3 MAS 3,300 rpm idle to 12,200 rpm and an 8x4 MAS from 3,300...
05-06-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,355
Posted By chevy43

RE: Premier Engineering A-M 1.5 cc Diesel

Any chance you would sell it to me?

I love those...
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Views: 1,479
Posted By chevy43

RE: Is Hitec Jr compatable on modules?

Maybe I should just wait another 5 years for some standardization!

Either I have to wait or run a big chance of picking a system protocall that is becoming more and more obsolete.

I really...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,479
Posted By chevy43

Is Hitec Jr compatable on modules?

Looking for 2.4mhz module for my Optic 6. Hobyking has one that says Jr compatable radios. Is Hitec JR compatable?

How many styles of 2.4 mhz are there?

DSM2, FHSS etc?

Are any of...
02-23-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,682
Posted By chevy43

RE: Pure Diethyl Ether for sale

Sorry guys,

It is not nearly as good a deal as this:

http://www.greenpartstore.com/John-Deere-80-percent-Premium-Ether-Starting-Fluid-RE556468.html

PS,

It looks like shipping on a...
02-23-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,682
Posted By chevy43

Pure Diethyl Ether for sale

I think this is what we need.

I will call them monday. I heard you might need to sign a letter of intent.

They sell it in 500ml brushed aluminum cans. In 1, 2 or 4 qty.

Anhydrus...
11-09-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,972
Posted By chevy43

RE: Matchstick plans for cox .020

What is the wingspan suposed to be? The page with the dimentions is missing.

Nice plan,

Thanks for the link
03-05-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By chevy43

RE: A little interview with Ron Val!

It's an .098 cc running a GWS 4.5x3 at 9,500 rpm.
03-04-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By chevy43

RE: A little interview with Ron Val!

Very nice.

I think they show best if running though!

http://img169.imageshack.us/img169/5088/valentine3ta7.jpg
07-16-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 113,745
Posted By chevy43

RE: Substitute for Ether

I ran some straight diesel and oil at about 24C and it worked fine in my LA40. It would quit if the temp was lower....

I would think it would work better without the gasoline.
07-16-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 113,745
Posted By chevy43

RE: Substitute for Ether

Very nice! What is the air temprature? Did you do anything special to start it?
12-24-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,000
Posted By chevy43

RE: A Couple of Q-Tees

Nice! Q-Tees seem to need nose weight to balance so you could probably go with the OS 10 but it would sure be overpowered! The balance thing has to do with that heavy old '70s flight pack and...
12-24-2009, 05:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,276
Posted By chevy43

RE: Scoundrel invasion!

Covered the wing and the tail and added some black...... Learned some things about covering with Doculam. You need to be carefull of overshrinking it on the tail surfaces. I had to try 3 times on...
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