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Posted By 2W0EPI

Hi, A couple of days ago, I noticed my...

Hi,

A couple of days ago, I noticed my Futaba 6l left hand gimbals shattered in 4 places, I didn't drop it or put excess pressure on it, put a drop of superglue in there and all seems to be well...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-06-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By 2W0EPI

A lot has been said about 4 stroke nitro/petrol...

A lot has been said about 4 stroke nitro/petrol but what about 2 stroke glow gas/petrol? Here/s the one such example
...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-01-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By 2W0EPI

Highly unlikely given the amount of business and...

Highly unlikely given the amount of business and revenue generated by the rc community.
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-01-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By 2W0EPI

That's the direction we must all move in for...

That's the direction we must all move in for lower cost and precise ignition timing reasons. I see 4 stroke gas on offer but the expense and power droop is just too much.

Cheers
Forum: Glow Engines
08-28-2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,879
Posted By 2W0EPI

Hi All, I have not been running my F46...

Hi All,

I have not been running my F46 engine lately because about 8 days ago, I managed to put my thumb in the rotating prop., ripped my thumb nail clean off, blood and gore everywhere. Anyhow,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-28-2022, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By 2W0EPI

That is very true, it's an annoying whine but,...

That is very true, it's an annoying whine but, for a lower cost entry into rc plane flying, the 0.46 cu.in glow 2 stroke engine is king. I would also like to point out that a 6hp petrol 4 stroke 2kW...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-19-2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,879
Posted By 2W0EPI

HI Brutus, I now have my F46 HS needle valve...

HI Brutus,

I now have my F46 HS needle valve set at two turns out and I'm idling at around 2500 rpm, adjusting the idle mixture screw did the trick. Engine running smooth now, so yeah thanks for...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-18-2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,879
Posted By 2W0EPI

Thanks for the explanation and info, it's raining...

Thanks for the explanation and info, it's raining right now so I'll try again tomorrow.Thank you Brutus, you are a very knowledgeable guy,

Cheers for now
Forum: Glow Engines
08-18-2022, 07:26 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,879
Posted By 2W0EPI

Yes Brutus you are correct, its too lean when...

Yes Brutus you are correct, its too lean when revving up the engine it died, so I opened the needle valve to 3/4 turn and found it revved up to high rpm and then dropped back to idle. The only...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-17-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,879
Posted By 2W0EPI

This is an excellent thread because an internet...

This is an excellent thread because an internet search of a os 46axii and a Force 46 shows little information about these two engines, however the F46 goes for around 85 whilst the OS 46 AXII costs...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-11-2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,070
Posted By 2W0EPI

Yes, its happening right now and not just rc...

Yes, its happening right now and not just rc engines but everything else as well. BTW, if you are not sure what the system we all find ourselves in its called turbo supercharged capitalism and its...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-11-2022, 12:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,070
Posted By 2W0EPI

The seller can choose between returns or no...

The seller can choose between returns or no returns accepted.If the engine was sold used and runs and no returns accepted then the buyer does not have any recourse.

I just want to point out I...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-10-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,070
Posted By 2W0EPI

If its sold on Ebay it's either new, used or...

If its sold on Ebay it's either new, used or parts for repair, I would simply sell as used but working engine, it is up to the buyer whether to buy or not and there are many buyers on Ebay. Next,...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-10-2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,070
Posted By 2W0EPI

Hi, There is a third way to engine cylinder...

Hi,

There is a third way to engine cylinder honing, my 7.45cc .46 cu.in Force engine cost me about 85 new all in, now there are spare parts available to buy but a new piston and liner costs about...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-05-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By 2W0EPI

That is correct, about 10cc and below belongs to...

That is correct, about 10cc and below belongs to glow, the smallest 2 stroke gas/petrol engine, that I know about, is the NGH9 (9cc), but I've been told elsewhere that NGH engines are not so good?
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-04-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By 2W0EPI

For me, migration from 2 stroke glow towards 2...

For me, migration from 2 stroke glow towards 2 stroke gas/petrol means two important advantages can be gained, the first is precise controlled ignition timing with auto advance at high rpm and...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-03-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By 2W0EPI

Yep, I have to agree with you, however, I just...

Yep, I have to agree with you, however, I just want to point out that sound does not impact performance.
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-03-2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By 2W0EPI

Glow 4 stroke and gas/petrol glow?

I cannot understand why 4 stroke glow actually sell, the power output of a 4 stroke glow is round about 1/2 that of a 2 stroke glow which is about 1/2 the price of a 4 stroke glow. I can think of 2...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-27-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By 2W0EPI

Well, one good thing, its green energy and...

Well, one good thing, its green energy and research into electric motors and batteries are coming on in leaps and bounds. However, there are still some good glow technology deals to be had right now....
Forum: Glow Engines
07-27-2022, 11:13 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,879
Posted By 2W0EPI

Maybe here then: ...

Maybe here then: https://www.morrisminimotors.com/jp-52-abc-aero-engine-8-52cc.html
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-27-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 579
Posted By 2W0EPI

An engine run by amateur, like myself, will not...

An engine run by amateur, like myself, will not rock any boats by purchase of low cost Force engines, if it wears out in 3 months or so I shall not even get my screwdriver out to change individually...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-27-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By 2W0EPI

Yeah okay, I would say electric is up there...

Yeah okay, I would say electric is up there competing with glow, Take this high performance modelcar motor...
...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-27-2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,879
Posted By 2W0EPI

Check this price, some have straight or canted...

Check this price, some have straight or canted needle valves..

.https://www.rcworld.co.uk/acatalog/Force-Engines.html
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-27-2022, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By 2W0EPI

Hi Brutus, I just want to calculate the...

Hi Brutus,

I just want to calculate the electrical current of a 4 hp electric motor and assume the battery is 10 Volts. As an approximation power=4*0.75=3000 watts so you are looking at 300 Amps?...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-27-2022, 05:01 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,879
Posted By 2W0EPI

There are plenty of suppliers that have the 52 in...

There are plenty of suppliers that have the 52 in stock but the best price is from rcworld, unfortunately 'just engines' are a little high priced for me but there is no rush... I can wait.
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