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12-03-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,924
Posted By Uncas

Or the Nats could be in Canada?

Or the Nats could be in Canada?
Forum: 3D Flying!
12-26-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 656,502
Posted By Uncas

I agree with xman, do not pull the wings apart. ...

I agree with xman, do not pull the wings apart. I would recommend that you check the wing spar screws after your first flight to make sure they stayed tight. I had one nut that would always came a...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-12-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,101
Posted By Uncas

sport10 Last Saturday I managed to get a run...

sport10
Last Saturday I managed to get a run in with the tuned pipe moved up a bit. The RPM's peaked at about 8800 rpm. That is about 300 - 400 above what I was getting which about what I expect...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-28-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,101
Posted By Uncas

Isn't the OS F plug the same temperature as the...

Isn't the OS F plug the same temperature as the #8 ? Just with longer reach.
Forum: Glow Engines
04-24-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,101
Posted By Uncas

A year later . . . Put in a new Perry Pump....

A year later . . .
Put in a new Perry Pump. Went back to 5 shims. Switched fuel from Cool Power 15% to Omega 5%. Tuned Pipe backed out.
The goal was to lower compression.
It now runs like there...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-24-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,556
Posted By Uncas

This is an excellent engine for airplanes! ...

This is an excellent engine for airplanes!
Light and powerful. I used it on my UCD-46 and now have it on my Omp Edge -47, an Old 3D kit from OMP for which it is a perfect fit. Two years ago I put...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-24-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 82,890
Posted By Uncas

My God this thread is still alive. . . . It seems...

My God this thread is still alive. . . . It seems everyone has since gone electric. I was very frustrated with this engine. Bought it cheap. Found this thread and drilled out the fuel inlet. The...
03-12-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By Uncas

OS 1.60fx Piston Question

Is it possible to install the piston in 180 degrees out and still have the engine run?

Also, has OS discontinued the 1.60?
01-19-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,517
Posted By Uncas

Do Not Register - Never mind Register now

Just stop it and and quit messing with people.
Forum: 3D Flying!
08-31-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7,031
Views: 656,502
Posted By Uncas

I had a DA-50 on mine. The extra power I thought...

I had a DA-50 on mine. The extra power I thought was good, but that is me. Can you program a throttle curve or lower your throttle endpoint in your transmitter? The other thing would be to...
08-18-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Uncas

Mike, PM Sent. I am definitely interested. ...

Mike,
PM Sent. I am definitely interested.
Jim West
Forum: Glow Engines
08-16-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,101
Posted By Uncas

MTK, Yes, I agree.I think my low end is a...

MTK,
Yes, I agree.I think my low end is a little rich and adjusted it. Then I stripped the glow plug. I have a DA-50R which runs flawlessly, so I am inclined to go with DA. I have seen your threads...
08-16-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Uncas

Need Canopy for Integral

If anyone has a canopy for an Integral and would be willing to sell it please contact me.
Thanks.

Jim West
(D5) St Louis Area
Forum: Glow Engines
08-16-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,101
Posted By Uncas

Problem not over. Went to the field today to...

Problem not over.
Went to the field today to fly it. Started first flip and it was a back flip. Unbelievable. Taxied it to the runway and it died sitting there. Could not get it started again. Took...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-15-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,101
Posted By Uncas

Cowl is off. For some reason the engine now...

Cowl is off.

For some reason the engine now runs. This at the peak of my frustration. I have spent hours on this one.

I don't know what happened. Same glow plug I thought was bad, started the...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-15-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,101
Posted By Uncas

OS 1.60 Blowing Glow Plugs

I have an OS1.60 in a 2 M Pattern Plane. Rebuilt the engine last winter with the following:Bowman Rings and New bearings. It has a Perry pump. I run a tank of 15% in it for break in - it runs great....
06-23-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,786
Posted By Uncas

I have a tuned pipe on my OS1.60. It was a bit of...

I have a tuned pipe on my OS1.60. It was a bit of a pain to tune it. Once it is set I guess it is okay, but I was hoping to get away from it.

Also, could you have just bought a Hyde mount?
06-19-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,786
Posted By Uncas

Does the DLE really need a tuned pipe? I would...

Does the DLE really need a tuned pipe? I would like to try this on my Temptation.
06-19-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By Uncas

I will be there flying Intermediate - again. ...

I will be there flying Intermediate - again.

Jim West
01-03-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 24,117
Posted By Uncas

To me this seems be quite a breakthrough! The...

To me this seems be quite a breakthrough! The Norvel .40 is not the same. You must mix gas and glow fuel.

It would be great if they could do this for larger engines like the 1.60 (pattern flyer)...
12-13-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 14,457
Posted By Uncas

To bring this hobby to the level where it is...

To bring this hobby to the level where it is today - you need the AMA.
The AMA has set the bar pretty high.

If all you do is fly a little electric on an empty ball field then no, you probably do...
11-30-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 45,766
Posted By Uncas

I do not think we have much to worry about. I...

I do not think we have much to worry about.
I do not believe that we are the center piece of drone regulation. There seems to be a huge push to use drones commercially for all sorts of activities. I...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-06-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,104
Posted By Uncas

I believe Europe in general has a good shot...

I believe Europe in general has a good shot passing America in a great many areas. It would be interesting to know how many Americans actually work fro European businesses. Both my kids now work for...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-01-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,336
Posted By Uncas

I think the market for glow engines is...

I think the market for glow engines is evaporating and it is not going to get better. We have an event at our club that has gone on for many years. It an annual electric fly. It started when...
Forum: RC Jets
08-30-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,112
Posted By Uncas

We had a similar problem with gasoline on grass -...

We had a similar problem with gasoline on grass - except it was only grass. We put up signs and tried to encourage everyone to use a catch pan. Some did, some would not and continued to kill grass.
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