Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: techsarge
Showing results 1 to 25 of 142
Search took 0.72 seconds.
Forum: Glow Engines
04-25-2007, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,572
Posted By techsarge

RE: Magnum .52 4 stroke question...

Jim...

I stopped at the hobby shop this afternoon and picked up a Sullivan remote glow setup and and MAS 12X6 prop. That remote setup should keep me from having to get too near the prop. Not...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-25-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,572
Posted By techsarge

RE: Magnum .52 4 stroke question...

Thanks for the information. I ran it for about 35 minutes and I think I'll run it on the stand this weekend for another 10 minutes or so to be on the safe side. I stopped at the lhs and picked up...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-24-2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,572
Posted By techsarge

RE: Magnum .52 4 stroke question...

Sounds like a lot of fliers are happy with the Magnum. The engine will be inverted and I'm really tempted to get an on board glow driver. Have you had any experience with an inverted Magnum or any...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-23-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,572
Posted By techsarge

RE: Magnum .52 4 stroke question...

Hi, Ed...

Thanks for the quick reply. Appreciate your feedback. This is the first Magnum engine I've owned so want to make sure I do things according to Hoyle. I'm not sure which prop I'll...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-23-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,572
Posted By techsarge

RE: Magnum .52 4 stroke question...

Thanks for the quick note and the tip on the valve adjustments. It will be going on a Sig 1/5 scale Cub and once I get the engine and cowl installed I would rather not have to remove the cowl again...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-23-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,572
Posted By techsarge

Magnum .52 4 stroke question...

Hi...

Yesterday and today I mounted a Magnum 52 4 stroke on a test stand and followed the break-in instructions and ran it for a little over 35 minutes total. I used Omega 10% and the glow plug...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-01-2006, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,243
Views: 175,594
Posted By techsarge

RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

Doug...

Thanks alot for all the information. You really did a super job on the P-47. The photos speak for themselves. I'll have to decide what to do now that I've allready epoxied the wing...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-29-2006, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,243
Views: 175,594
Posted By techsarge

RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

Hi, Doug...

Looks like you did a super job with those retracts. Great pix! Nice touch with those inside gear doors. That sure would be a challenge for me. I noticed you used the straight...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-29-2006, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,243
Views: 175,594
Posted By techsarge

RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

hi, Andy...

THanks for the information. Sounds like it might be the way to go for me also. I want to keep the cost down and I'm slow trying to get things done and I don't want to take on a major...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-28-2006, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,243
Views: 175,594
Posted By techsarge

RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

Hi, Doug...

Thanks for the quick response. I may go to Home Depot to try to locate that weatherstripping. I'm just concerned about the wood becoming fuel-soaked. I thought about another way...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-28-2006, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,243
Views: 175,594
Posted By techsarge

RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

Ichy...

Thanks for the reply. I was going to call Horizon and ask them about the problem but I guess it's not unusual. Im just concerned not so much about the esthetics but about the wood...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-28-2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,243
Views: 175,594
Posted By techsarge

RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

John...


Thanks for the reply. I'm not too concerned about the gap on either side of the belly pan running parallel to the fuse but about the gap at the rear of the pan when I have it...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-28-2006, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,243
Views: 175,594
Posted By techsarge

RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

Hi...

I'm just began assembling the H9 P-47. Epoxied the wing panels and mounted it on the fuse with the supplied bolts. I was ready to mount the belly pan and discovered one of the formers came...
06-16-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By techsarge

RE: Sig 1/5 scale Cub tail fairings...

Hi, Ken...

I think the lightbulb just went off and I think I actually understand now. I made some progress. I used Rustoleum White primer for the cowl after I cut some openings. Unfortunately,...
05-31-2006, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,806
Posted By techsarge

RE: Paint match for Cub Yellow Solartex?

My problem with Stits would be that I don't have spray equipment so I'll have to brush it on. The cowl is the biggest piece but I wouldn't think that would be too hard. But I'm not sure because I've...
05-31-2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,806
Posted By techsarge

RE: Paint match for Cub Yellow Solartex?

Well, then I know it works. I was thinking more of a quart size would be more than enough. I think if the latex is allowed to cure for at least a week, a couple of light coats of clear is supposed to...
05-31-2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,806
Posted By techsarge

RE: Paint match for Cub Yellow Solartex?

Hi...

Originally, I intended to really go hog-wild and convert the kit to an L-4. I chickened out because I didn't feel I had the skill to really do it right. I was reading posts in another...
05-30-2006, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By techsarge

RE: paint help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm building a Sig 1/5 scale Cub and ordered Cub Yellow Solartex for the covering. I'm not sure which of the available paints would most closely match theSolartex. I saw a post in this thread which...
05-30-2006, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,806
Posted By techsarge

Paint match for Cub Yellow Solartex?

Has anybody out there found a good paint match for Cub Yellow Solartex? Am building the Sig 1/5 scale and will be painting the struts and the cowl. Will be using a glow engine. Any info is...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-28-2006, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By techsarge

RE: ST G2300 question...

Thanks for that tip. It appears to be ok now but I didn't run the engine. I tried to go past the point where the barrel is fully closed and with the barrel stop screw(spring-loaded) set and the EPA...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-28-2006, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By techsarge

RE: ST G2300 question...

I had the same problem at the end of last year with it not wanting to shut down. THe barrel appeared to be closed but the engine contined chugging along. I pinced the fuel line to shut it down. Read...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-27-2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By techsarge

RE: ST G2300 question...

Hi...

Thanks for the tip. I did try that at the flying field. I backed it out several turns and it still hung up. What made me suspect the barrel stop screw what that it was backed out quite a...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-27-2006, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By techsarge

ST G2300 question...

Went to flying field today and for some reason the carb barrel binds up when it's fully closed. Tried everything I could think of and then when I got home I looked at it again. I decided to close the...
05-26-2006, 04:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By techsarge

RE: Sig 1/5 scale Cub tail fairings...

Hi, Ken...

Thanks for the photos and the information on the fairings. So, it looks like if I butt the front of the fairing up against the outside edge of the last former and angle the fairing...
05-25-2006, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By techsarge

Sig 1/5 scale Cub tail fairings...

Two questions...

I'm looking at the plans for the Sig 1/5 scale cub and not sure where to place the tail fairings. Do they sit right up against the fin from front to rear or do they butt up...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 142
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.