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Forum: Glow Engines
09-28-2022, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,644
Views: 440,883
Posted By TimD.

Put it in the Crankcase. Remove one of the upper...

Put it in the Crankcase. Remove one of the upper pushrods and remove the lifter pin , Squirt 5-10cc or so in and put the pin and rod back. Turn the prop 5-10 times, then remove a bottom rod and...
08-18-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5,032
Views: 1,145,129
Posted By TimD.

Pic of UMS pumps. ...

Pic of UMS pumps.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/640x480/tt_8caa6ad3684b434d39270860c4c7c913cb85d1b4.jpg
06-14-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 67,693
Posted By TimD.

Great job, what did your's weight out at?

Great job, what did your's weight out at?
05-29-2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,723
Posted By TimD.

Sadly , This is the new way of business in our...

Sadly , This is the new way of business in our society. Agree on 20yrs ago customer service were way better in the hobby. Now its disposable product.

The Arf's today are a true 50% ratio. If it...
04-15-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 43,951
Posted By TimD.

Found a video posted 2 days ago. Yea. It looks...

Found a video posted 2 days ago. Yea. It looks like a good combo with a usm 5-125


toprc p47 maiden flight - YouTube
03-30-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 43,951
Posted By TimD.

Has anyone flown one yet?

Has anyone flown one yet?
03-01-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 353,816
Posted By TimD.

What are you asking for them?

What are you asking for them?
12-06-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 67,693
Posted By TimD.

This is why none are flying. The wing design...

This is why none are flying. The wing design needs a serious re-design, True engineering not that looks about right. Most competent plane builders see the problems at hand and are not willing to risk...
10-25-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 284,773
Posted By TimD.

Nice Video !

Nice Video !
09-01-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,057
Posted By TimD.

I have a few of their engines and do recommend a...

I have a few of their engines and do recommend a pump to be used. Do not use the pump it comes with.
08-25-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 67,693
Posted By TimD.

Yes I have the FW-190. The issue is with the gear...

Yes I have the FW-190. The issue is with the gear on that one. The sizzor link on the gear is made of Aluminum and it should be steel. Any slight deviation on toe in or out (wiggling / slop) and the...
08-24-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 67,693
Posted By TimD.

That was my thoughts exactly !! Their formers...

That was my thoughts exactly !! Their formers need to be made of Aircraft grade Birch 5 or7 ply. Not Poplar lite ply. This would resolve issues in the other designs as well. I would not attempt to...
04-15-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 67,693
Posted By TimD.

I originally had the 7-90 in it and it fit...

I originally had the 7-90 in it and it fit nicely, but required about 4.5lbs of lead to balance it out. I thought the 5-125 would but unless you cut holes for the rocker arms it will Not. I have a...
04-15-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 67,693
Posted By TimD.

The UMS 5-125 will not fit - to large in...

The UMS 5-125 will not fit - to large in diameter. I attempted a swap out three weeks ago.
02-09-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 67,693
Posted By TimD.

Over all the quality is decent. Just keep in mind...

Over all the quality is decent. Just keep in mind that you NEED an engine with 10-12lbs of weight to balance without having to add dead lead. The only reason mine plane has not been finished is I put...
02-08-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 67,693
Posted By TimD.

I have Not flown mine. I bought the engine to put...

I have Not flown mine. I bought the engine to put in it but honestly, just lost interest in it for the time being.
01-29-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 67,693
Posted By TimD.

Evo 777 is Way to Small of an engine for this...

Evo 777 is Way to Small of an engine for this plane. You need about 10lbs of engine weight.
Forum: RC Jets
01-21-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,500
Posted By TimD.

Damn, And I thought one of my...

Damn,
And I thought one of my shipments was bad. Drove a forklift right through the box destroying a fuselage with two fork holes through the box. Both sides.
Forum: RC Jets
01-14-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,711
Posted By TimD.

Love the looks !!!, Just too BIG for me.

Love the looks !!!, Just too BIG for me.
01-07-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 67,693
Posted By TimD.

Here is how I do my sliding canopy's. The rail...

Here is how I do my sliding canopy's. The rail material is 1/4"x1/4" square with a 2-56 size hole in the middle of it. They are from Plastruct. I got them from an old hobby shop. Sure you can find...
Forum: Marketplace
12-09-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 908
Posted By TimD.

Evo 7-77 radial

Evo 7-77 radial. I have two of this engine for sale 2-3hrs of run time. Just need to get rid of a couple
" have 8 radials" Runs Strong. Comes with glow driver system and exhaust ring and OS carb...
11-25-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 67,693
Posted By TimD.

same here

same here
11-19-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 67,693
Posted By TimD.

I glued my spars and wings to create a one piece...

I glued my spars and wings to create a one piece wing . That helped with some of the flexing.
11-19-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 67,693
Posted By TimD.

The Springs in the gear need to be cut down about...

The Springs in the gear need to be cut down about 1" or replaced with a softer spring. These gear are similar to the Yellow aircraft gear. Two springs = one for absorption and a bottom out preventer....
Forum: Marketplace
11-05-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By TimD.

Evo 7-77 radial

Evo 7-77 radial. I have two of this engine for sale 2-3hrs of run time. Just need to get rid of a couple
" have 8 radials" Runs Strong. Comes with glow driver system and exhaust ring and OS carb...
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