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03-22-2022, 12:54 AM
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Posted By braddock VC

Password update

I'd like to change my password but can't seem to find how this is done, help please!
03-10-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By braddock VC

Absolutely no idea on either issue sorry.

Absolutely no idea on either issue sorry.
03-04-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By braddock VC

I'm pretty sure you've found the reason why I...

I'm pretty sure you've found the reason why I discounted rcv engines back in the day, it all sounds good and probably is but the cost of props is phenomenal as I pointed out earlier. For you, being...
03-01-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By braddock VC

If you propose bench running it you will do well...

If you propose bench running it you will do well to find a source of cooling air eg a vacuum cleaner on blow to keep the engine temperature down. For these engines it's critical and, as I mentioned...
02-28-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By braddock VC

FWIW I would contact Alan at westonuk.co.uk and...

FWIW I would contact Alan at westonuk.co.uk and ask him if he would recommend the combination as he is the main distributor for RCV, he is also a mine of information as he is/was an engine...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-06-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 510
Posted By braddock VC

Black Horse Hurricane 46

I built one of these about 2 years ago and fitted a saito 82 up front. It came with electric retracts, flaps etc and I haven't flown it yet as I don't trust the C of G. Anyone out there have one and,...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-06-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,797
Posted By braddock VC

Forgot to say it's a real nice flying plane, I'd...

Forgot to say it's a real nice flying plane, I'd go as far as to say it's more user friendly than the pulse 60, especially with the flaps. BTW I used hitec 422s as well.
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-06-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,797
Posted By braddock VC

You picked a real light engine, I've had a couple...

You picked a real light engine, I've had a couple of these planes, the first had a laser 80 4 stroke and needed no nose weight, my current one has an os 61 fx on board, coupled with an alloy spinner...
Forum: Sport Flying
01-23-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 26,606
Posted By braddock VC

I've come into this thread a bit late, had a H9...

I've come into this thread a bit late, had a H9 Pulse 60. great flier but too flimsy, I now have a Seagulls model I sport 60 with an OS 61 FX which is just as good flying wise and not flimsy, also...
10-14-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,206
Posted By braddock VC

Just to have my $0.02 worth, my goldberg...

Just to have my $0.02 worth, my goldberg sailplane has an OS 40 Surpass with 12x5 graupner grey prop, a bit marginal for take off from the long grass on our strip but more than adequate airborne but...
04-07-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,056
Posted By braddock VC

Model Tech ARTC Clipped Wing Cub about 1:4.5 Scale

I just bought one of these partially covered. It has all the components except the instruction manual, does anyone have one that they could scan and send me a copy of please?
Forum: Kit Building
08-28-2018, 03:34 AM
Replies: 4,445
Views: 479,923
Posted By braddock VC

Hi Guys, haven't looked in since page 60 but...

Hi Guys, haven't looked in since page 60 but there's been a lot of water under the bridge, the following cubs have come and gone, a model tech one with an OS 26 Surpass, a Kyosho clipped wing 1/6...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-26-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,336
Posted By braddock VC

I have one and fitted a laser 80 4 stroke. This...

I have one and fitted a laser 80 4 stroke. This is a very heavy engine (about 715 grammes) but pulls the model round well.
Because it's so heavy no lead is needed to adjust the centre of gravity so...
Forum: Kit Building
01-11-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,958
Posted By braddock VC

Easy way to separate the film from the backing,...

Easy way to separate the film from the backing, use masking tape cut about 2 - 3inches stick one side on the colour then cut another bit and stick it at 90 degrees on the backing film, press them on...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-27-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 52,497
Views: 3,686,655
Posted By braddock VC

No statement, I found it thanks. Just an old guy...

No statement, I found it thanks. Just an old guy without forum/IT skills. So long.
Forum: Glow Engines
12-27-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 52,497
Views: 3,686,655
Posted By braddock VC

How do I get off the subscribe list please? This...

How do I get off the subscribe list please? This thread has gone downhill so quickly it's incredible.
11-05-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By braddock VC

I disagree about the non tightening dope, buy the...

I disagree about the non tightening dope, buy the shrinking kind, also buy cellulose thinners, normally from an auto repair shop supplier.Once you've done a couple or three coats of thinned shrinking...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-05-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 52,497
Views: 3,686,655
Posted By braddock VC

OF I had the same problem with mouse traps, even...

OF I had the same problem with mouse traps, even tried the french version with the same result. They have to be lubricated and castor won't do it has to be synthetic, actually I used spray silicon,...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-04-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 52,497
Views: 3,686,655
Posted By braddock VC

Just to round off my little project regarding my...

Just to round off my little project regarding my 82 that seized up, I'm adding a couple of pix showing the piston skirt and the piston crown. I wiped this over with some kitchen roll just to stop it...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-29-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 52,497
Views: 3,686,655
Posted By braddock VC

Bearings arrived today, went in no problem, the...

Bearings arrived today, went in no problem, the engine is back to really smooth now. I'll reassemble the rest of the engine tomorrow as I'm waiting on the gasket set.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-29-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 52,497
Views: 3,686,655
Posted By braddock VC

No, I'll stand by what I said about using heat....

No, I'll stand by what I said about using heat. The power of expansion and differential expansion cannot be overestimated. I'm not getting into a pissing match, I offered my experience and you choose...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-28-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 52,497
Views: 3,686,655
Posted By braddock VC

Next time you try it, put the puller on with the...

Next time you try it, put the puller on with the propnut wound on then, when you get that puller screwed up real tight, heat the prop drive hub up with a hot air gun on high, mine was the one I...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-28-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 52,497
Views: 3,686,655
Posted By braddock VC

I run mine at full throttle for about 15 to 20...

I run mine at full throttle for about 15 to 20 seconds on the ground, then pull the fuel pipe off to stop it. TBH I expect to see some corrosion in there, after all it's a really lousy environment....
Forum: Glow Engines
10-28-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 52,497
Views: 3,686,655
Posted By braddock VC

There's no carbon in my (lousy) pix, it's all...

There's no carbon in my (lousy) pix, it's all rust!!! No castor either, 100% synthetic.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-28-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 52,497
Views: 3,686,655
Posted By braddock VC

I'll try uploading a couple of pix, don't hold...

I'll try uploading a couple of pix, don't hold your breath, btw.
These are the pix I promised in the posts I made regarding the engine in question, saito 82a seizing up.
You can see the battery...
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