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02-09-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By GrahamC

RE: Is this a stock Cox part?

This was most often seen on the Cox cars.

AndyW posted something some time ago on one of his experiments on throttling.

They are not that effective a muffler but they will take a bit of the...
01-25-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,953
Posted By GrahamC

RE: .020 glow head/plug

Doug's Cox 020 head is not quite that simple but it is a really simple idea. See: http://www.the-printer.net/DookCat.html#coxconv

He drills/reams out the Cox 020 head to use as a head clamp....
01-25-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,480
Posted By GrahamC

RE: Cox .020 Question

That might potentially help. Another often touted theory is that having the exhaust slits fore and aft puts the cylinder bypasses on the left and right and makes them more "open" and "flow" better...
01-08-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,665
Posted By GrahamC

RE: ME Snipe 1.5cc

IOM is Isle of Man built by Moore Engineering Ltd. at Peel on the Isle of Man


Based on it's pedigree and age I would say the fittings are most likley BA threads (or BSF or BW or... ) but I...
12-24-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By GrahamC

RE: I would like opinions on going reverse rotation

Robert,

I think if you look closely at that Medallion crank you will see that it is a LH crank not a RH crank.

cheers, Graham in Ottawa Canada
12-18-2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By GrahamC

RE: Off topic but for you guys who love metal and detail...

It is a Junkers G.24. It pre-dated the more famous JU-52 by about 6 to 7 years

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junkers_G_24

http://www.airliners.net/photo/Aero-O-Y/Junkers-G24/1328059/

...
12-15-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,526
Posted By GrahamC

RE: Cox Norvel .049 glow heads

Oh, I heard of those being developed but wasn't aware they are now available. I will have to get a couple to compare and to compare against the Nelson of similar design.

I will have to tuck...
12-15-2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,526
Posted By GrahamC

RE: Cox Norvel .049 glow heads

I got a few of the Norvel/Cox Merlin plugs but havne't been able to set aside the time to give them a running test.

However, my intial impressions of them are very good - they are made from...
12-14-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 22,296
Posted By GrahamC

RE: THE ASP.12 THREAD

Hey Andy, Good tip. I have a couple of Norvel .15's NIB and it is nice to know of suitable replacement parts. I could always make them but sometimes it is just as easy to buy when the price is...
12-08-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By GrahamC

RE: My Latest

Now that is pretty cool.

The Plantraco is stuff is pretty small and lightweight. There are several local fliers using their equipement. The new 2.4 ghz reciever/servo blocks are making these...
12-07-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 22,296
Posted By GrahamC

RE: THE ASP.12 THREAD

Very true, it all depends on your point of view and whether or not you have other intended uses. Over the long term I would use these bits and pieces to make other bits and pieces and for the more...
12-07-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 22,296
Posted By GrahamC

RE: THE ASP.12 THREAD

Well known control line speed and racing flier Glenn Dye has published some good words on wisdom on making connecting rods, See:

http://www.go-cl.se/dye-rods.html

2024 aluminum is first...
12-07-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 22,296
Posted By GrahamC

RE: THE ASP.12 THREAD

How about a modified version of the speed 400 Slipso design?

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=428821 has links to discussions and plans

...
11-29-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,678
Posted By GrahamC

RE: CF push rod clevis attachment

Kevlar thread is actually quite easy to find at any good fishing supply store. Cabela's in the US is one such place. Do a quick search on their web site and you will find Kevlar thread in black,...
11-24-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,678
Posted By GrahamC

RE: CF push rod clevis attachment

Doesn't have to be aluminum or brass, you can also wrap the end of the carbon fiber tube with thread or similar and give it a coat of CA. Anything that will help keep the carbon fiber tube from...
11-16-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,521
Posted By GrahamC

RE: E-flight, give me a break!

Electric power is just a means to an end.

There are still those among us who think we should still be using horse and buggy and delivering mail cross country by stagecoach. Imagine waiting for...
10-28-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,782
Posted By GrahamC

RE: Is this guy serious?

I see he has a sense of humour as well. New prices on the WenMac parts and McCoy 19 but now you really gotta want them.

cheers, Graham
10-28-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,782
Posted By GrahamC

RE: Is this guy serious?

I think he just doesn't know what he's got. Possibly picked up at swap shop or garage sale.

He also has a TD 049 (which looks like it has KK or ACE needle assembly on it) listed for $50 and and...
10-27-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,180
Posted By GrahamC

RE: 10 size pylon racer (need your advice!)

The Topstick is an interesting variation on the Stick like designs. I have always thought that the Eflite Ultra Mini Stick with a .10 size engine would make for great fun flyer and could substitute...
10-23-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,982
Posted By GrahamC

RE: .010 free flight video!

The cut outs in the horizonal and vertical spines made to mount the servos and route the necessary wires through certainly didn't help either in respect to strength or rigidity. At the time it was...
10-22-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,982
Posted By GrahamC

RE: .010 free flight video!

Not to detract from MJD's thread.....

I built a Pomilo from the Aeromodeler plans a couple of winters ago as an indoor electric powered RC flyer. Flew very well but I built it too light (and...
10-22-2009, 06:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,961
Posted By GrahamC

RE: Which way do they fly Down Under?

Interesting question.

I might add to the discussion something further for thought - here in North America and some would argue in any civilized country, we drive our cars on the right side of...
10-15-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By GrahamC

RE: das a nice engine

Impossible no, difficult yes. Indeed, near impossible for the average person but not out of the question if you have the proper resources (ie tools).

cheers, Graham
10-13-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By GrahamC

RE: das a nice engine

Here's another:

http://cgi.ebay.com/New-Cox-051-Medallion-NFFS-Airplane-Engine_W0QQitemZ150374772295QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item230308ee47

item number 150374772295

...
10-13-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,613
Posted By GrahamC

RE: Simple 400

I had a Simple 400 years ago and built it with one aileron on the left wing. Flew well and was quick enough for a speed 400 powered plane. However, as CP mentions, low speed handling was difficult at...
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