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Forum: Gas Engines
12-10-2003, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By foamcutter

RE: starter motor problem

They also make a pink silicone cone that has a shorter flatter cone hole in it. I fly with a guy who uses them all the time on the heavy hubs. They seem to work better than the grey ones for him. I...
12-10-2003, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,212
Posted By foamcutter

RE: Dwell question

kiv,
your calculations sound about right. yes you will probably need more magnets to get enough dwell on the jeh ignition. If you followed his instructions on figuring dwell you should be fine....
Forum: Gas Engines
12-06-2003, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,073
Posted By foamcutter

RE: Quadra 35 experts---many questions.

I have two Quadra 35s. I have literally flown the tread off the wheels on one plane I had one on, many many many flights. Good engines, I use Amsoil 1-100 like the bottle says. Never any problems....
11-29-2003, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2,424
Views: 265,249
Posted By foamcutter

RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

Actually years ago they made add on water injector systems for cars. It was supposed to give you more power and cooler running engine. I never bought one so I don't really know how well it worked....
11-12-2003, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2,424
Views: 265,249
Posted By foamcutter

RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

RCIGN1,

What type of modifications to the carb are you suggesting? Bigger carb?

Thanks, Ron
Forum: Gas Engines
11-07-2003, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,325
Posted By foamcutter

RE: Carb block Refit

Good Job Kris.

Only I grew up calling the yellow adhesive "Gorilla Snot" Same stuff just a more fun name.
09-25-2003, 09:12 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 105,018
Posted By foamcutter

RE: Scratch Built Ignition???

RCIGN1,
Are your coils already wound or is it just the core? Do you have the specs on the windings if they are already wound? Thanks Ron
Forum: Gas Engines
08-27-2003, 01:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By foamcutter

old gas

Your problem is easy to solve. Do like I did and teach your wife to fly also. This way both of you fly each weekend and you can easily go through a gallon every couple weekends. I never have gas go...
08-08-2003, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By foamcutter

airbags

Hi,
Be careful with those bags. I have heard that the chemical used to burn and inflate them leaves a nasty powder behind that is bad for you. Irratates skin, nose, lungs etc. I do not have any...
07-19-2003, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By foamcutter

Ryobi as a pusher canard ??

Bruce,
Sounds good to me. I am in the process of building a swept flying wing pusher, I plan to either put a Homey 25 or a Ryobi 31 on the back of it, depending on how big I go. I would suggest...
07-09-2003, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,561
Posted By foamcutter

CD ignition coils...

Thanks Guys,
Am in the process of getting a book now. Ron
07-03-2003, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,561
Posted By foamcutter

CD ignition coils...

Mangolo,

Where can I get a copy of the Bob Shores book Ignition coils and magnetos in minature, you talk about? I have tried Amazon and Barnes and Noble and the local book places and no...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-03-2003, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,571
Posted By foamcutter

Small Gas Engines

Just jump over to the Engine Conversions sub forum and you will will find a lot of us converting weed eaters and chainsaw engines. And I might add having a good time doing it. I am working on a 40%...
06-18-2003, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,809
Posted By foamcutter

DIY Retracts

Please sir may I have a copy too! [email protected]
Thank you very much Ron
Forum: Gas Engines
06-04-2003, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,296
Posted By foamcutter

Giant starters

I use a big starter on big engine for two reasons. 1. to me it's easier. 2. I like having all ten fingers, hands and wrists in pain free working condition. I have in the past hand proped them but...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-03-2003, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,296
Posted By foamcutter

Giant starters

Jackumac,
Sorry no photo of the starter, never thought anyone would want to see it. I would bet the accord and civic starters have very little differences between them. I used an old set of...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-30-2003, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By foamcutter

engine and can

Very Nice Job. I like the landing gear idea. Ron




Oh ya "Thank You very much"
Forum: Gas Engines
05-30-2003, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,296
Posted By foamcutter

Giant starters

I converted a starter off a Honda Civic. Haven't found an RC airplane engine yet I can't turn over with authority. Ron
05-29-2003, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 793
Posted By foamcutter

Home Lite 26cc

Try carrprecision.com or jagengines.com for conversion parts. As for a plane, it depends on size weight and wing, some of the other guys on here might be able to suggest something. Good luck Ron
Forum: Gas Engines
05-22-2003, 08:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,507
Posted By foamcutter

another newbie, help please!

John,
Never did have any trouble with the points making noise for the radio. Just do like they all say and keep the ignition stuff in front of the firewall including the kill switch and the radio...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-22-2003, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,507
Posted By foamcutter

another newbie, help please!

You have a good engine there. I have one on a old 91" Roadrunner that has flown several flights almost every weekend year round for over 5 years. It has to have over 650 flights on it. I have rebuilt...
05-17-2003, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By foamcutter

IMAA or Not Poll

I think joining is worth while if for nothing else the quarterly magazine. I like it better than the AMA one. Most of us spend more on sodas at the field in a months time than the membership is. ...
05-15-2003, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By foamcutter

How Much Aileron Travel?

Thanks for the imput Stick Jammer. I measured what 20 degrees would be in deflection last night and that will give 3 inches from full up to full down. That sure looks like a lot! But that's why I put...
05-14-2003, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By foamcutter

How Much Aileron Travel?

I need some help. I am building a 40% Rose Parakeet Biplane. It has 90 inch wing span, projected to weigh between 20 and 25 pounds. Ailerons on the bottom wing only, they have a cord of 4.25 inches...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-09-2003, 02:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,830
Posted By foamcutter

homemade ignition systems??

Tkg,
I am interested in taking advantage of this. How do I do that? Where do I go to buy this? Where is the web site? Thanks
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