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11-10-2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Stuntguy13

New guy, the PAW's are solid engines that will...

New guy, the PAW's are solid engines that will serve you well. Go to there website they have videos on setting up there engines. If you buy one new don't play with the compression setting as they run...
10-17-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,414
Posted By Stuntguy13

The ammo boxes are great for storing all size...

The ammo boxes are great for storing all size lipo packs. I have two the smaller for my field box that I put vertical dividers in to allow storing the packs end up. I mark the packs with green and...
Forum: Control Lines
10-17-2021, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,180
Posted By Stuntguy13

Lee, Any updates? What part of SC are you in?...

Lee,
Any updates? What part of SC are you in? Did you also ask on Stunthanger.com? Most control line guys hang out there. Am looking myself for where in SC would be a group. I might in the not to...
Forum: RC Fuels
10-05-2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,826
Posted By Stuntguy13

I agreed with Q that the castor itself will not...

I agreed with Q that the castor itself will not prevent the nickel from peeling, My point was only that our engines use part of the oil as cooling. One of the things that can cause peeling is excess...
Forum: RC Fuels
10-01-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,407
Posted By Stuntguy13

The acetone is a good additive but remember to...

The acetone is a good additive but remember to use a good fuel proof paint topcoat and be careful with raw fuel getting on the finish, wipe off quickly.

Best, DennisT
Forum: RC Fuels
10-01-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,826
Posted By Stuntguy13

If it is a plain bearing engine you should add...

If it is a plain bearing engine you should add the castor as Q suggests and use the after-run oil. Simple air tool oil works great. For ball bearing engines they can run less total oil and for...
Forum: RC Fuels
10-01-2021, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,837
Posted By Stuntguy13

Aspeed, One of the tricks with diesel when...

Aspeed,
One of the tricks with diesel when first learning how they work is to use a little bigger prop. This give you a little leverage on flipping them and has a little weight to keep it running/...
10-01-2021, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By Stuntguy13

Steve, You are close but to get a reasonable...

Steve,
You are close but to get a reasonable airspeed you might want to consider increasing pitch to 6". This would give around 55 mph. The diesels like more load then the glow engines. The 19 will...
10-01-2021, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,537
Posted By Stuntguy13

S, What has worked for me is to first clean...

S,
What has worked for me is to first clean them off with a solvent, then give a dose of something like WD40, let it sit a while. Put a big prop on it, take a heat gun and slowly heat the case then...
Forum: RC Fuels
09-28-2021, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,407
Posted By Stuntguy13

T, As Q said the K&B 1000 was higher nitro but...

T,
As Q said the K&B 1000 was higher nitro but lower oil than what the Fox plain bear engines run best with. missile mist was a high nitro Fox fuel that gave more power but also had lower oil. If...
Forum: RC Fuels
09-28-2021, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,837
Posted By Stuntguy13

Aspeed, Did you ever complete your test with...

Aspeed,

Did you ever complete your test with the Kleen-flo starter fluid? I did fine another brand from NAPA - Johnsen's Premium Starting Fluid 50%, 10.7oz that is 60& ether, I have read this...
09-26-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 52,106
Posted By Stuntguy13

Q, How do you get the ether from the JD can -...

Q,
How do you get the ether from the JD can - spray into a container or degas, punch holes and pour out?

Here in FL the temps in the summer make keeping ether in the mix a bit of a challenge. I...
09-24-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 52,106
Posted By Stuntguy13

Q, We are not that far apart on most diesel...

Q,
We are not that far apart on most diesel issues. We seem to have difference views on ether being calmed down by mineral oil or kero. Fact is it doesn't matter, both approaches work for there...
09-23-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,335
Posted By Stuntguy13

Is Allen still active? Last time i tried to...

Is Allen still active? Last time i tried to contact him via email I got no response?

Best, DennisT
09-21-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,124
Posted By Stuntguy13

Super Tiger - bolt thread sizes

I own several ST control line and RC engines and from time to time need to do some internal cleanup. The original engine bolts hold up for a while but the heads can get opened a bit. They seem to be...
09-21-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,140
Posted By Stuntguy13

Davis was very secretive about his fuel formulas,...

Davis was very secretive about his fuel formulas, they were not just the standard blend. He had some for ABC engines and 1/2 A's. The 1/2A blend he indicated would run well in steel/iron engines.
...
09-21-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 52,106
Posted By Stuntguy13

Q, The mineral oil and kero do clam the ether...

Q,
The mineral oil and kero do clam the ether detonation, not perfect but enough. Both ether and kero 's heat values are close but kero burns at a higher temperature so you get a little more punch...
09-20-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 52,106
Posted By Stuntguy13

You might have different views but I don't know...

You might have different views but I don't know how many fixed compression diesels you have used but they used very high ether content and because ether has a very wide air/fuel ratio it made for...
09-20-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 52,106
Posted By Stuntguy13

Has anyone tried the high ether (55% +) fuel used...

Has anyone tried the high ether (55% +) fuel used in the old fixed compression diesels? They trimmed the compression by adding a few % increase in oil. With the ether/oil mix you need to use 25%...
09-20-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,140
Posted By Stuntguy13

Does anyone know the procedure for replacing the...

Does anyone know the procedure for replacing the O ring seal in the Davis Heads? He never gave out information on doing this or his fuel formulas. Would be good to know how to do the replacement as...
09-20-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,879
Posted By Stuntguy13

I have several PAW engines and they are built to...

I have several PAW engines and they are built to run. I would recommend the 35 as it is a bit lighter than the 29 (built from the same case just a little thinner liner). I used the PAW 35 on a 10 1/2...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-14-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By Stuntguy13

Four Stroke carb seal?

Has anyone tried sealing the carb barrel on OS carbs with any type of heavy oil or grease to prevent airleaks from changing fuel setting during flight. What other things can you do to keep a good...
08-31-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,527
Posted By Stuntguy13

Reliable Carbs - best brands?

Guys,
I'm looking for highly reliable - repeatable carburetors that hold settings without air leaks. What brands are best - Perry, K&B, OS, Saito?

Best, DennisT
11-29-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,766
Posted By Stuntguy13

Actually, it is the mineral oil that clams the...

Actually, it is the mineral oil that clams the ether, Way back in the day the Drone Diesel which is a fixed compression engine (around 18.5 : 1) used a fuel of 75% ether, 25% 30 SAE mineral oil...
11-29-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,952
Posted By Stuntguy13

The quickest simple fuel here in the US is John...

The quickest simple fuel here in the US is John Deer starting fluid Part # RE 556468 (as ether, it is 80%), mixed with 30 SAE mineral oil and the lamp oil. For the PAW a good starting place will be...
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