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Forum: Control Lines
05-24-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,156
Posted By GREG DOE

Pistol grip car transmitters.

Pistol grip car transmitters.
05-05-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,291
Posted By GREG DOE

+1 to what Scott said.Looks to me like a hybrid...

+1 to what Scott said.Looks to me like a hybrid fun fly airplane.
Forum: Q-500 Racing
05-01-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By GREG DOE

110 deg.

110 deg.
04-30-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By GREG DOE

Steve Thayer at thayercraft.com for cloth. I've...

Steve Thayer at thayercraft.com for cloth. I've been doing business with him for 20 years, and know of a bunch of modelers, and businesses who do so as well. For some specialty items I use CST and...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-11-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 603
Posted By GREG DOE

Bill, Yes another good source. I've gotten O...

Bill, Yes another good source. I've gotten O rings at my local O'Riley's, but I don't remember if I used them in a model airplane application, or some other project?
Forum: Glow Engines
04-11-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 603
Posted By GREG DOE

Bill, You may remember that the idle disc on the...

Bill, You may remember that the idle disc on the Perry carburetors had two small black "O" rings. I've used Ace Hardware Story O rings in that application. The only problem I've had with their O...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-02-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 603
Posted By GREG DOE

Bill, I've found most of my O rings at my local...

Bill, I've found most of my O rings at my local Ace Hardware store. Perry made a lot of carburetors either as OEM stock, or replacements. John Brodbeck, and John Perry were good friends, so K&B's had...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-01-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 603
Posted By GREG DOE

Clean it good, and give it a try. I think you...

Clean it good, and give it a try. I think you will like it. Because it's a helicopter carburetor, it a little more sophisticated then the standard aircraft carburetor, but that can be a good thing....
Forum: Glow Engines
03-31-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 603
Posted By GREG DOE

I've got one of the same 7M carburetors. I bought...

I've got one of the same 7M carburetors. I bought a complete used engine to get the carburetor. I used the carb on a Nelson short stroke .40 racing engine. The round barrel that goes into the...
03-28-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By GREG DOE

My experience is that the blue tint was put in...

My experience is that the blue tint was put in "non-tautening nitrate". This was done so that when you opened the can there would be no confusion about the material. Randolph Aircraft Finishes does...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-14-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 537
Posted By GREG DOE

Tom, I had forgotten that it was reported that...

Tom, I had forgotten that it was reported that Thunder Tiger hired some of the OS engineers who developed their 4 stroke engines. I have very little 4 stroke experience with Thunder Tiger, and none...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-14-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 537
Posted By GREG DOE

Tom, Once again, when I first read your post I...

Tom, Once again, when I first read your post I suspected that you might be nervous about considering a used engine.That being said if you can inspect the engine, or get a money back guarantee, it...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-13-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 537
Posted By GREG DOE

Sundance, It sounded like you were only...

Sundance, It sounded like you were only interested in new engines? My thought, when I first read your post, was why not a good used engine. There are many good choices, but I'd look for an Italian...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-12-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 209
Posted By GREG DOE

It's been about 40 years since I've had a "red...

It's been about 40 years since I've had a "red head" McCoy in my hands, but I would assume that it needs a long reach standard heat range plug. While there have been a few 2 volt glow plugs, they...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-08-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 209
Posted By GREG DOE

Jim, That's a good question. Someone has probably...

Jim, That's a good question. Someone has probably tried it (accidentally I would imagine).
Forum: Glow Engines
03-07-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 209
Posted By GREG DOE

Garnett, It sounds like you are referring to the...

Garnett, It sounds like you are referring to the the "ports" or slots on the sides of the sleeve? If you put the sleeve in the crankcase you will see that one slot will line up with the exhaust port,...
Forum: Kit Building
03-06-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By GREG DOE

Foodstick, That would be the Aeronca C-3. There...

Foodstick, That would be the Aeronca C-3. There was a C-2, and a couple of C-3 variants.
02-28-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,282
Posted By GREG DOE

Randy & Milt, Thank you for the kind...

Randy & Milt, Thank you for the kind words.Tonight the wife and I went to Joe's Crab Shack for dinner, and then to the Ryman Theater to see Kacey Musgrave. I still build, and race a little. Currently...
02-27-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,282
Posted By GREG DOE

Randy, I made it to 74 today!

Randy, I made it to 74 today!
Forum: Glow Engines
02-25-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By GREG DOE

I did some checking. The Thunder Tiger Pro 40/46...

I did some checking. The Thunder Tiger Pro 40/46 carburetor collar won't work as a bolt on replacement. The hole is larger then the hole in the GMS collar. It could probably be sleeved? There may be...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-25-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By GREG DOE

Quick Sport you are correct. The throttle arm is...

Quick Sport you are correct. The throttle arm is "staked" to a collar in 4 places, and the collar is retained to the barrel with a set screw. That was more detail then I wanted to get into when I...
02-25-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,282
Posted By GREG DOE

The little bird seems to have stood the test of...

The little bird seems to have stood the test of time! The little girl in the construction article will be 50 this year!
Forum: Glow Engines
02-24-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By GREG DOE

I have the same engine, so I looked at it to see...

I have the same engine, so I looked at it to see how it was built. Sorry Quick Sport but it is retained on the barrel by two "upset" marks. My suggestion would be silver solder. Don't use regular...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-22-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By GREG DOE

If he has retired it's been in the last 3 weeks.

If he has retired it's been in the last 3 weeks.
01-17-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By GREG DOE

This is swap meet season. That is where I would...

This is swap meet season. That is where I would look. Ask all your friends to keep their eyes out for one.
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