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07-12-2020, 12:10 PM
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Posted By bigtim

as I am led to believe as long as the oil content...

as I am led to believe as long as the oil content is around 18% you can run any fuel you want the higher Nito content makes the engine run better to a point, OS engines will run 5-20% nitro as long...
07-06-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,624
Posted By bigtim

9300 isn't bad its what I have been seeing on my...

9300 isn't bad its what I have been seeing on my 1st bench runs of the 120 with a 15/6 prop.
after checking that carb/intake O ring to see if its hard or has a flattened side at the manifold my...
07-06-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,084
Posted By bigtim

Richard you might need to contact...

Richard you might need to contact www.towerhobbies.com directly since I have been posting regularly looking for answers to my OS questions Bax hasn't been responding or any one else for that matter...
07-02-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,933
Posted By bigtim

I need to trace the pattern off of my TF plans...

I need to trace the pattern off of my TF plans for the side panels for the turtle deck, I wanted to get the sheeting done on the tail first so I can blend the rear of the fuse fairly seamlessly, I...
07-02-2020, 12:29 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,933
Posted By bigtim

been getting some work done in bits and pieces I...

been getting some work done in bits and pieces I traced the tail feathers onto some stiff paper and glued up some skins out of ultra light 1/8 balsa, I then before gluing I sanded in a bit of a...
06-28-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,624
Posted By bigtim

I usually combo up parts together if I can find...

I usually combo up parts together if I can find them from 1 seller, most of the engines I have been rebuilding are Surpass 1's, some of the parts Tower doesn't even carry any more,which is a bit of a...
06-27-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,624
Posted By bigtim

I get most of my parts off of ebay I do buy from...

I get most of my parts off of ebay I do buy from towerhobbies also, but I found several sellers with better prices than tower and there new parts as if they came from OS, tower also has a ebay...
06-27-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,624
Posted By bigtim

thats probably why they include 2 O rings in the...

thats probably why they include 2 O rings in the package they are the same size as the Surpass 1 your carb just required 2 rings, mine being the older version only had the one on the mixture screw,...
06-24-2020, 01:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,624
Posted By bigtim

yes exactly if that little O ring is loose the...

yes exactly if that little O ring is loose the carb will leak air and it makes it less sensitive to adjustment, I think one of the main things with these engines is making sure everything is tight...
06-23-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,933
Posted By bigtim

Last night I cloned the formers from a TF P-51B...

Last night I cloned the formers from a TF P-51B conversion kit I have, if any one wants to do this the TF kit is nearly identical to the Hangar 9 in size.

so I used a 3/32 piece of sheeting as a...
06-22-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,933
Posted By bigtim

Some progress cut the old turtle deck off lined...

Some progress cut the old turtle deck off lined up some balsa sticks and pinned them to the fuse with the elevator and the cockpit drew some lines and the old exacto knife did the rest.

the...
06-22-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,933
Posted By bigtim

Definitely a bit boxy in the tail we are thinking...

Definitely a bit boxy in the tail we are thinking about the same thing, the scoop section has a rounded area, but the tail needs help,also the V stab is a little bit small according to the TF plans I...
06-21-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,933
Posted By bigtim

Now I just need to clone the new turtle deck, and...

Now I just need to clone the new turtle deck, and sheet the tail surfaces, and move the tail wheel like my original Marie, then I am on to the wing mods, of the flaps I have all the ultracoat to do...
06-21-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,933
Posted By bigtim

a little update to my project, I have been on a...

a little update to my project, I have been on a bit of a engine rebuilding tear as of late,and needed to get Marie's powerplant in order which I have done I'm going with a OS 120 4stroke.

the tear...
06-21-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,624
Posted By bigtim

for this engine the mixture screw only had one...

for this engine the mixture screw only had one slot for the O ring this was the first time I had ever pulled this screw out of a carb on any of my 91's or these 120's, to get it out I just used the...
Forum: Beginners
06-20-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By bigtim

I have this little engine its a runner, I usually...

I have this little engine its a runner, I usually run Cool Power fuel 10-15%whichever is available at the time, with 18% oil you can add a little oil to fuel and its fine to run in most engines, I...
06-20-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,624
Posted By bigtim

End result with a parts list when I finish with a...

End result with a parts list when I finish with a engine if I am not going to mount it right away, I use a large plastic bag to wrap it up as air tight as possible to prevent corrosion and put it in...
06-20-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,624
Posted By bigtim

The 3 rd pic is how I adjust the carb after...

The 3 rd pic is how I adjust the carb after disassembly I just blow into it and set it up for flow David actually has a full video on it and so far it works like a charm
06-20-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,624
Posted By bigtim

so here is some work I had wanted to do to the...

so here is some work I had wanted to do to the carb but didn't have the parts on hand before I did my after build runs, I also wanted to see if the engine would run without having to mess with the...
06-20-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,624
Posted By bigtim

yes, its easy but you need to be careful when you...

yes, its easy but you need to be careful when you remove the old ring and replace it so you don't damage the piston, and you also need to do a break in run just like you would for a brand new engine...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-17-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 968
Views: 111,759
Posted By bigtim

so a little info. I have 2 older 120 pumped...

so a little info.
I have 2 older 120 pumped surpass engines that I am planning on rebuilding/replacing the bearings, both I got used, one is in really good condition although I suspect it needs new...
06-16-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,624
Posted By bigtim

3 in 1 is just another inexpensive rust...

3 in 1 is just another inexpensive rust preventative oil, I don't even use after run oil per say if I don't have that I use Marvel Mystery Oil it works great for freeing up stuck engines and is way...
06-16-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,624
Posted By bigtim

cbr10006zu2 is the ebay seller that turned me...

cbr10006zu2 is the ebay seller that turned me onto making this little tool and if you need inexpensive quality bearings check him out with every purchase he includes instructions for making this...
06-16-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,624
Posted By bigtim

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/04c9decf_2e99_4a59_a7d3_43a7789a744d_a9a3c3d0aab0acfba7a1b68837cfe25da0031a0a.jpeg...
06-16-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,624
Posted By bigtim

when I pulled my engines apart I decided not to...

when I pulled my engines apart I decided not to completely disassemble the head and just put it into the sonic cleaner as a unit it seemed to clean it just fine without removing the springs etc.I did...
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