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Forum: Glow Engines
04-16-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 301,426
Posted By Reverend

@1: OS-F are perfekt. If it starts tumbling...

@1: OS-F are perfekt. If it starts tumbling without glow its dialed in properly
@2: Yes, the sweet spot is very thin. The carb is a catastrophe to work with though. I am changing it for an OS 60P...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-14-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 301,426
Posted By Reverend

Hey Grassie, greetings to my old home! Grew...

Hey Grassie,

greetings to my old home! Grew up in Pietersburg (now called Polokwane I am told) but been living in Austria for almost 30 years. This worldwide tragedy will soon pass, I am sure, and...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-29-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 301,426
Posted By Reverend

Kmot, just the usual methanol hygroscopic...

Kmot,
just the usual methanol hygroscopic tragedy. Due to high Workload at my daytime job the engine is still sitting on the workbench, waiting for my TLC.

First snow here so I am not in a...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-15-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 301,426
Posted By Reverend

What, and miss all the disassembly and assembly...

What, and miss all the disassembly and assembly fun?!

No, honestly, I am not putting 700.- or $750.- into this engine for a gas conversion. For that Money I would rather get a used Saito und...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-15-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 301,426
Posted By Reverend

Thats an awesome overhaul of the aeroworks...

Thats an awesome overhaul of the aeroworks stearman. I had my first one in one too... theres even a video on Youtube on it somewhere...

https://youtu.be/f93-mxRPpnY

Anyways... I bought one for...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-16-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 301,426
Posted By Reverend

HA! This is almost a "reunion" :D Great to...

HA! This is almost a "reunion" :D

Great to see these engines are still out there. Pity Saito killed them with their petrol radials. Guess nobody wanted to buy them anymore.

@Space Cowboy: I...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-16-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 301,426
Posted By Reverend

Talking Hi All, Nice to see this thread still alive! I...

Hi All,
Nice to see this thread still alive! I sold my last of the three FS400 about two years ago. Went 100% gas and gave up glow engines altogether...

Well, never say never... while working on...
03-05-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 154,486
Posted By Reverend

Hi all, the next batch of fans is ready for...

Hi all,

the next batch of fans is ready for shipment. @Victor: No worries, your guns are in the proper scale too. The ones on the picture are 1/2 scale for a french Modeller, just grabbed the...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-21-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 341,347
Posted By Reverend

What do you reckon is the reason only the 60...

What do you reckon is the reason only the 60 blows cylinders? Critical mass of displacement vs strength of the cylinder base?
01-08-2019, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4,690
Views: 576,860
Posted By Reverend

Thanks for your answer. I have been in the 3D...

Thanks for your answer. I have been in the 3D printing hobby for over six years ;-). Acetone mist is used to smooth out ABS prints. It only works with this type of plastic. Problem with ABS is that...
01-07-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 154,486
Posted By Reverend

So a quick question... I have been fooling around...

So a quick question... I have been fooling around with an Idea and it seems to work very well.

Just curious, is there any requirement for some FW-190 wheels? They are ball raced (for a 1/4in...
01-07-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4,690
Views: 576,860
Posted By Reverend

So a quick question... I have been fooling around...

So a quick question... I have been fooling around with an Idea and it seems to work very well.

Just curious, is there any requirement for some FW-190 wheels? They are ball raced (for a 1/4in...
01-07-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4,690
Views: 576,860
Posted By Reverend

Hi, I use a special material called BDP to...

Hi,
I use a special material called BDP to print the fans. They are printed solid so there is no "air" inside them. They are just as tough as an injection molded model.
The fan itself is usually...
01-02-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 154,486
Posted By Reverend

John, just drop me a mail at pa(at)chello.at...

John,
just drop me a mail at pa(at)chello.at and we will sort it out.
Rgds
Rev
12-19-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4,690
Views: 576,860
Posted By Reverend

Hi Nitroandgas, Neat Fan! I have been...

Hi Nitroandgas,

Neat Fan! I have been printing those for TF Pilots for just over two years now. Quite impressed, that you can print them in ABS without warping. I use BDP which is a bit more...
12-18-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4,690
Views: 576,860
Posted By Reverend

JG, I am currently working on my SiSt 190. Can...

JG,
I am currently working on my SiSt 190. Can you please send me a PM with a quote for the parts wit P&P to Austria?
Thanks and rgds,
Philipp
12-08-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 154,486
Posted By Reverend

Hi guys, your fans should be arriving soon....

Hi guys,

your fans should be arriving soon. I sent them straight off the buildplate so theres a bit of cleanup to do before bolting it to the backplate.
...
11-25-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 154,486
Posted By Reverend

All PMs answered!

All PMs answered!
11-23-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 154,486
Posted By Reverend

Hi, I am not a company, I just drew them up...

Hi,

I am not a company, I just drew them up for the topflite and toprc fw's because I needed them myself. I print them in a special heat resistant material that does not warp like ABS and is a lot...
11-21-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 154,486
Posted By Reverend

Hello Guys, Just wanted to let you know that I...

Hello Guys,
Just wanted to let you know that I am up and running again in case someone needs a fan that fits the toprc Spinner backplate an toprc cowling.
I have made a special jig to ensure they...
11-14-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4,690
Views: 576,860
Posted By Reverend

Hey Guys, I am looking for a Sierra Gear for...

Hey Guys,
I am looking for a Sierra Gear for this plane. Anyone have one they want to get rid of before I get a new one?
Rev
03-06-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 154,486
Posted By Reverend

I've been in contact with most of the german guys...

I've been in contact with most of the german guys who bought the Topflite sized Fan from me an none have claimed overheating issues. The Fans have a profiled blade which helps scoop air into the cowl...
03-06-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 154,486
Posted By Reverend

Hi Wingspar, I am not sure about that. Can...

Hi Wingspar,

I am not sure about that. Can you give me this measurement? It might still work.
03-01-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 154,486
Posted By Reverend

Wingspar, just send me a PM and we can take...

Wingspar,

just send me a PM and we can take it from there.

Thanks,
Philipp
03-01-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 154,486
Posted By Reverend

Thanks for the kind Words, Roger. Glad you are...

Thanks for the kind Words, Roger. Glad you are happy with the TF 190 Fan. This fan is a bit larger so more print time and uses more material because I redesigned the blades so its $42 plus shipping....
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