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Forum: Gas Engines
06-11-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By jonesg2

way over priced.

way over priced.
06-10-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 880
Posted By jonesg2

pardon the ignorance, welcome. I can't help...

pardon the ignorance, welcome.
I can't help with the plan or instructions.
06-10-2021, 01:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,802
Posted By jonesg2

not much could be done there, talented pilot.

not much could be done there, talented pilot.
Forum: Glow Engines
06-09-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,180
Posted By jonesg2

what everyone or anyone else is doing is non of...

what everyone or anyone else is doing is non of my business, I keep my hobby alive for me.
I use glow and build my own planes mostly from plans, I 'd buy kits but don't like the pop ply kits or the...
Forum: RC Jets
10-29-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,238
Posted By jonesg2

funny how you rationalize that.

funny how you rationalize that.
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-04-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,334
Posted By jonesg2

I have 9 prescription drugs for cancer and heart...

I have 9 prescription drugs for cancer and heart problems.
Staying alive is expensive, I'm waiting for a sale on caskets. Not from China, can't risk covid virus.
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-04-2020, 03:08 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,334
Posted By jonesg2

I have a fly rod, split cane, $650 30 yrs ago,...

I have a fly rod, split cane, $650 30 yrs ago, its never seen water. go figga.
Forum: RC Jets
05-13-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,388
Posted By jonesg2

Try this, put your mouse over the darwin gun...

Try this, put your mouse over the darwin gun picture above,
right click on it and see if it allows you to "save as" .
Change the name.
Notice where its trying to save it to and save it.
Then try...
Forum: RC Jets
05-13-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,388
Posted By jonesg2

some of the higher performance elec fans cost as...

some of the higher performance elec fans cost as much as a cheap turbine. I think i would have tried converting a dynamax from tom Cook.

What about intake ducting?
You could carve your own from...
Forum: RC Jets
05-13-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,388
Posted By jonesg2

You need to put the pics somewhere you can find...

You need to put the pics somewhere you can find them on your computer, then when your browser directs you to upload from picassa or wherever... just go to the address bar at the top of your screen...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-12-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By jonesg2

Yrs ago I ran it by adding 50% gas to glow fuel,...

Yrs ago I ran it by adding 50% gas to glow fuel, that put me in the region of 10% oil or 10/1 .fuel oil.
It ran well without overheating,
Today my glow engines are rust buckets.but this...
05-11-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 115,732
Posted By jonesg2

George said he used 2 layers of 6 oz of S weave...

George said he used 2 layers of 6 oz of S weave cloth..
Forum: Gas Engines
05-10-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By jonesg2

Ahh ok, I'll try that when I get some E85. In...

Ahh ok, I'll try that when I get some E85.
In the meantime I have gas for my snowblower with stabil added I'll see how it runs with 2 stroke oil.
I suppose the only way to know for sure is just run...
05-10-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,729
Posted By jonesg2

I bought a tig and taught myself to tig aluminum,...

I bought a tig and taught myself to tig aluminum, it took a long time and several bottes of argon. Eventually got something functional and ugly.
I probably ran 2 miles of test beads on scrap alum.
...
Forum: Control Lines
05-10-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,376
Posted By jonesg2

30 years ago an old timer at the field had a...

30 years ago an old timer at the field had a nobler with a radio installed, flew great too.
Always wanted to try it but never saw the kit in the hobby shops.
Forum: RC Jets
05-10-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,388
Posted By jonesg2

Once you have the shroud in hand you can try your...

Once you have the shroud in hand you can try your idea ,
on the original byron fan we had to trim the intake opening ( trumpet shaped) of the fan shroud to get it to fit.
Getting the shroud in and...
Forum: RC Jets
05-10-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,388
Posted By jonesg2

The fuse uses the motor mount wing spars as a...

The fuse uses the motor mount wing spars as a spacer during frame up, I would wait until I had the fan shroud in hand, start on the wings maybe.
Build the nose , its only a box.
Are you gong to...
05-09-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By jonesg2

Its casting pearls before swine posting his...

Its casting pearls before swine posting his accomplishment in this forum.
Very well done.
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-09-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By jonesg2

I know how it feels, getting back in after 10...

I know how it feels, getting back in after 10 years , so much new stuff to absorb.
Its like trying to drink from a fire hydrant.
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-09-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,334
Posted By jonesg2

I'm getting back in after a 10 year break, spent...

I'm getting back in after a 10 year break, spent $130 last night on 2 TX and 3 RX nicad battery packs. That caught my attention.
05-08-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,660
Posted By jonesg2

Needs at least 1" alum tube spar. 1/8th ply...

Needs at least 1" alum tube spar.
1/8th ply spar is a joke.
05-08-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,274
Posted By jonesg2

Yrs ago I had an Ikon Nwest supercub with flaps,...

Yrs ago I had an Ikon Nwest supercub with flaps, it allowed for rather steep landing approach, I wouldn't bother if doing a flat approach.
Forum: Gas Engines
05-08-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By jonesg2

Yeh, thanks for the reply, I'm seeing stupid...

Yeh, thanks for the reply,

I'm seeing stupid prices everywhere, I turned my back for a few years and the hobby went completely crazy.

I did find glow 10% for $21 gal here.
s-whobby dot com...
Forum: RC Jets
05-08-2020, 05:32 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,388
Posted By jonesg2

She was his wife, really nice woman. She probably...

She was his wife, really nice woman. She probably stabilized Bob and organized the business, without her he was lost.

I built a few eagles for club members , I could put one together ready for...
Forum: RC Jets
05-07-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,066
Posted By jonesg2

when you argue with a fool , no-one can tell the...

when you argue with a fool , no-one can tell the difference.
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