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Forum: RC Fuels
11-11-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,449
Posted By Eastflight

Arrow Sorry, I've never heard of that brand of fuel...

Sorry, I've never heard of that brand of fuel :confused:
Forum: RC Fuels
10-19-2022, 12:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,449
Posted By Eastflight

Hi JumpyMan 1QwkSport2 has given some good...

Hi JumpyMan
1QwkSport2 has given some good advice on using 'a scale' to measure your fuel mix (due to the difference in specific gravity of each fluid).
Its much more accurate than measuring by...
Forum: RC Fuels
10-15-2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,449
Posted By Eastflight

Hello again Yes the cost to blend your own is...

Hello again
Yes the cost to blend your own is cheaper in the long run if you can source the mix in volume. I buy Methanol 25 Litres for 35 GBP (delivered to my door). The Oil I can get locally for...
Forum: RC Fuels
10-14-2022, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,449
Posted By Eastflight

Sorry Mate, I can't help you there. I'm from the...

Sorry Mate, I can't help you there. I'm from the UK,
However, I would think you can get the Methanol and Castor oil from a hardware shop or Walmart ? Good Luck!!
Forum: RC Fuels
10-12-2022, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,449
Posted By Eastflight

Just started mixing my own fuel due to the silly...

Just started mixing my own fuel due to the silly costs of commercial blends on the market nowadays.
I do a straight mix with 84% methanol and 16% Oil (2% Castor & 14% Mobil Jet II Oil). The Mobil...
09-02-2022, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 822
Posted By Eastflight

Arrow Indeed, I think it will.

Indeed, I think it will.
08-31-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 822
Posted By Eastflight

Just what I am looking for..... A project for the...

Just what I am looking for..... A project for the winter season.
Thank you :)
Forum: Glow Engines
08-17-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,879
Posted By Eastflight

My knowledge of Force 46 is pretty limited...

My knowledge of Force 46 is pretty limited however I have been using the OS46AX & 46AX ii for many years. They run extremely well once broken-in and when set up correctly.
In fact I hardly ever...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-13-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,070
Posted By Eastflight

Much learnt on this thread and the results 'spot...

Much learnt on this thread and the results 'spot on'..... Thanks to all contributors !!!
Forum: Glow Engines
08-13-2022, 12:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,070
Posted By Eastflight

Yip, I had an early start today. Got to the club...

Yip, I had an early start today. Got to the club @ 08:45 and left early evening. .
I even had a chance to fly another plane a couple of times.
There was also a BBQ at lunchtime laid on, so no...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-13-2022, 11:13 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,070
Posted By Eastflight

HI folks, Just wanted to conclude on how the...

HI folks, Just wanted to conclude on how the flying went today with the airborne break-in of the new piston ring and honed liner.
I managed to get about 3 hours of actual flying time on the engine....
Forum: Glow Engines
08-12-2022, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By Eastflight

Thanks Brutus for the feedback. I'll try and get...

Thanks Brutus for the feedback. I'll try and get another carb if I find I'm 'faffing' about with the settings.
The pics don't do it justice. It's quite a tidy engine and all the parts not mounted...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-12-2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By Eastflight

Question SC52 Four Stroke

Hello all,
I've just inherited this SC52 FS engine. Can someone please identify which generation it is?
I hope the photo's will be able to reveal its version. Thank You :confused:...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-11-2022, 10:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,070
Posted By Eastflight

Indeed I have. Thanks

Indeed I have.
Thanks
Forum: Glow Engines
08-11-2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,070
Posted By Eastflight

I would like to say that when I started this...

I would like to say that when I started this tread, I was not aware of honing on model engines but I think the question has been answered thanks to the positive feedback and advise given by the...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-11-2022, 12:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,070
Posted By Eastflight

Lol , Glad to hear it :o

Lol , Glad to hear it :o
08-11-2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By Eastflight

Thumbs up Nice one, thank you

Nice one, thank you
Forum: Glow Engines
08-11-2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,070
Posted By Eastflight

Absolutely I trust myself - except when there's...

Absolutely I trust myself - except when there's another slice of cake going for grabs!! :pLol
Yes, I agree with the cooling during flying. I just finished running two tanks through this engine....
Forum: Glow Engines
08-11-2022, 07:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,070
Posted By Eastflight

Hi Brutus I was hoping to break-in with two...

Hi Brutus
I was hoping to break-in with two tanks of fuel (my test stand has a 20oz/600ml tank). Then i'll go and do some very gentle flying to help with the cooling.
Its pretty hot weather here at...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-11-2022, 04:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,070
Posted By Eastflight

I've sold a few things on Ebay this year and so...

I've sold a few things on Ebay this year and so far I have not had any bad feedback as a seller.
Still I maintain a 100% rating (over 1240 items - a mix of buy & sell). However, I have been stung in...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-11-2022, 02:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,070
Posted By Eastflight

Very grey area when selling on Ebay Ebay will...

Very grey area when selling on Ebay
Ebay will normally side with the Buyer (14 days distance buying policy) regardless of the disclaimer you put on the description.
If its NOT exactly as you...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-10-2022, 11:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,070
Posted By Eastflight

I'm sorry but I have to politely disagree with...

I'm sorry but I have to politely disagree with you.
When you sell an engine on Ebay (other sites may differ) the buyer is assuming you are as honest as possible with the condition of the engine. For...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-10-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,070
Posted By Eastflight

That would be okay if you use a current engine on...

That would be okay if you use a current engine on the market today like the Force 46 however when one has a discontinued engine then things are slightly different.
For example I've just replaced the...
08-09-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By Eastflight

That's very useful info thanks. I have not used a...

That's very useful info thanks. I have not used a torque driver yet on a strip down and glad someone is able to provide some light on the numbers so that I can use the tool.
08-09-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By Eastflight

Hi Brutus Thanks for the info. very helpful. ...

Hi Brutus
Thanks for the info. very helpful.
I use the method that you mentioned with the allen key which works a treat. Generally I have a feel for how much to tighten which seems to have worked...
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