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11-05-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,221
Posted By Marcol

RE: FMS B-25

Hi Nick
Just undo the prop spinner nut , the domed one.

Hold the prop in one hand , grip the domed spinner and simply undo. It's just a plastic domed spinner threaded onto...
11-03-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,159
Posted By Marcol

RE: FMS

Hi there,

The FMS P51 is a good flying model , but if you want the best flying FMS model get the Focke Wulf 190.

I currently have the Corsair , Zero , Spitfire , Hellcat and the FW190....
02-25-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,354
Posted By Marcol

RE: Large glow engine recommendation

If you have a big enough cheque book , what about the Laser 360 V Twin .

This is the largest capacity glow engine I can think of and being a Laser it's also the best !
07-08-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,154
Posted By Marcol

RE: need 3d parkflyer

I'm not sure if you can get Multiplex stuff in the States , but my recommendation is the Multiplex Parkmaster 3D with the "tuning" power set , also from Multiplex

It's THE best flying foamy I've...
05-17-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Marcol

RE: What is a Fast 26-35cc plane

Hi Ron,
The large scale Hanger 9 Sundowner is pretty fast with the MVVS 35 gas engine. A guy has one in our club and on full chat it doesn't hang about.

Colin
Forum: Kit Building
02-11-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,321
Posted By Marcol

RE: Aviomodelli Fiesler Storch

Yes still flying the Stearman's Chas. Haven't flown them over the winter yet as the weather here has been very cold and windy , but they're ready for the spring fingers crossed.

I follow your...
Forum: Kit Building
02-11-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,321
Posted By Marcol

RE: Aviomodelli Fiesler Storch

Yep I got one. I've been flying mine for about 10 years or so. It flies an absolute dream

Mines got a Laser 80 in it which is perfect . It's STOL performance is excellent.

The only thing I...
01-08-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,928
Posted By Marcol

RE: umx 300

I'm loving mine.

I've had more flights in my back garden with this plane than I did all last year with my other models at the flying site.

Personally I didn't think it was expensive ,...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-02-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,199
Posted By Marcol

RE: Best Inverted Glow Engines

As stated most will run inverted with careful setting up.

But in my experience by far the best is the Laser
04-30-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,305
Posted By Marcol

RE: OS GT 55 (Gasoline engine)

Well said P-51B. Far to many people buy on price alone .

I always remember, when I did my engineering apprenticeship, the older guys saying :- There are good tools and there are cheap tools,...
Forum: Kit Building
09-05-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,471
Posted By Marcol

RE: CG Super Chipmunk & OS 70 Surpass

I have the Goldberg Chipmunk with a 91 Surpass and it's great................ BUT a 70 Surpass will be just fine. You wont have the unlimited vertical performance that the 91 gives, but it will still...
04-02-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,321
Posted By Marcol

RE: WW2 engine manufacturers

The two stage Merlin , be Packard or Rolls Royce , was a great engine.

I used to work with an old guy who was an engine fitter in the RAF during WW2. He worked on a Lancaster squadron that had...
03-31-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,321
Posted By Marcol

RE: WW2 engine manufacturers

As far as I'm aware Rose Royce were a 70's soul group............ Rolls Royce on the other hand made one of the finest aircraft engines ever in the Merlin . I think I'm correct in saying that It's...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-28-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,075
Posted By Marcol

RE: *Due For An Oil Change*

Please guys this isn't meant to start an argument , but why do you still use mineral based oils in the States ,instead of the modern fully synthetic racing 2 stroke oil ? Is there a reason , price...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-28-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,853
Posted By Marcol

RE: LARGEST Engine Available??

Hi Bill,
The largest number of cylinders I could think off was in the P&W R4360 radial . This had 28 cylinders.

Do you have a link for the 36 cylinder engine ? The reason I ask is...
01-04-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 99,964
Posted By Marcol

RE: which country had the best fighter planes of WWII

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I myself, I don't like the Spit, it's kinda goofy looking and to much praise goes toward it.

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I have resisted the temptation to post because I thought this thread might...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-21-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By Marcol

RE: Jett 60LX -V- Weston WE.50V1 P

I haven't seen the Jett, but I have seen the West in a Magnum and boy is it fast. My friend runs his on a 8 x 8 or 8 x 10.

It turns the 8 x 8 at a shade under 21,000rpm, and doesn't even seem...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-17-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,615
Posted By Marcol

RE: ZDZ 60 expectations

I've been running mine for 4 years now in a Hostetler PT 19. Great engine , very reliable.

I run a Menz 24 x 8 on mine and although I haven't put the tach on it, I would think that it would be...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-31-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,312
Posted By Marcol

RE: CRRC 26 or SPE 26 or RCGF or MLD28 for a AW Yak 120??? The best one??

If it were me MVVS 26 , or Evolution 26 - same motor , on the full length quiet pipe. I haven't found anything else that comes even close.
Forum: Gas Engines
10-28-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,739
Posted By Marcol

RE: ZDZ 50 NG

If it's any help my ZDZ50 NG does 7200 on a Menz 22 x 8 , with a JMB inverted pitts style silencer.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-25-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,051
Posted By Marcol

RE: OS gemeni 120 connecting rods

Mmmmmm a welded twin throw crank.


Good luck
Forum: Glow Engines
10-15-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,023
Posted By Marcol

RE: Fuchs Aerosave

Why would you want to contaminate the best synthetic oil you can buy with old , outmoded castor oil ?

That would be like adding a cheap supermarket Chardonnay to a fine vintage Chablis.

I...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-14-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,023
Posted By Marcol

RE: IFuchs Aerosave

David,

Aerosave is the oil that is used in Prosynth fuel.

Ask anyone who has used it, It's THE best fuel bar none. I've been running Prosynth for over 6 years now in everything from an OS...
10-04-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 78,559
Posted By Marcol

RE: Flair 1/4 Scale PT17/Stearman Build

Like this one you mean:



Looking good so far
Forum: Glow Engines
08-29-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,607
Posted By Marcol

RE: YS 63FZ vs Saito 82 vs OS 70

Yes Dave I have
The Diesel that Laser made was a 75. I saw one being demonstrated by Neil Tidey at one of the trade shows that Laser used to attend. The thing that struck me most was...
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