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Forum: Marketplace
09-14-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 141
Posted By scratchbuilder46

ESM skyraider tail wheel retract unit

Looking for the tail wheel unit for the smaller Skyraider. PM with price with shipping to 92506. Will consider custom made unit also.
Forum: Marketplace
09-14-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By scratchbuilder46

ESM skyraider tail wheel retract unit

Looking for the tail wheel unit for the smaller ESM skyraider. PM me if interested in selling. Need price with shipping to 92506. Will consider custom made unit if you are interested in making it for...
Forum: Marketplace
05-16-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By scratchbuilder46

Hello Pete, I think you and I have communicated...

Hello Pete,
I think you and I have communicated about something in the past. Cannot remember what right now, but I recognize you live in Calimesa. I would be willing to sell with out the engines,...
Forum: Marketplace
05-16-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By scratchbuilder46

Royal Products P-38 kit and accessories

Will not have time to finish this one. Royal Products P-38 kit. Including 2 .52 magnum 4S engines, motor mounts, fuel tanks, foam wing cores, retracts, glass parts from Fiberglass Specialties, gear...
11-04-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By scratchbuilder46

O&S .61 four stroke sleeve removal

I am working on a .61 four stroke O&S that is really gummed up. I am having a problem getting the sleeve liner out to replace the bearings. How hot should I heat the case for the sleeve to fall out?...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-17-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,805
Posted By scratchbuilder46

Thanks men for all the advice. Problem solved....

Thanks men for all the advice. Problem solved. Hemikiller nailed the problem. Not enough back pressure on my home made muffler. I blocked off one of the tubes, and voila runs like a clock. Just...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-16-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,805
Posted By scratchbuilder46

That's just the problem. It idles great,...

That's just the problem. It idles great, transitions to full throttle with no burble, turns 11000 rpm, but goes lean and hits over 200 degrees pretty fast. I know it has enough back pressure from the...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-16-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,805
Posted By scratchbuilder46

Bearings are good. I think the front seal has...

Bearings are good. I think the front seal has gone bad. I swapped out another .61 I have and will check to see if the same thing happens. If so then I know it is the fuel system as well as the...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-15-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,805
Posted By scratchbuilder46

I think at this point I may just start over with...

I think at this point I may just start over with the tank and work forward. I thought I was pretty careful putting it together, but may have missed something. All your comments are most welcome guys....
Forum: Glow Engines
07-15-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,805
Posted By scratchbuilder46

More info. Using Cool Power 10%. Fox long plug...

More info. Using Cool Power 10%. Fox long plug with idle bar. If I can open the high speed needle 4 turns I am pretty sure it is not running lean. If I don't have back pressure how is the engine...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-15-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,805
Posted By scratchbuilder46

O&S .61 FX burning out glow plugs

Men, I am having some trouble with my O&S .61FX burning out glow plugs. Some history- It is mounted inverted in a Royal Spitfire. I have changed the tank lines, put a new head gasket on it, checked...
06-07-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,960
Posted By scratchbuilder46

Sorry to say no. They failed two times, cost me...

Sorry to say no. They failed two times, cost me almost 100 bucks to have them repaired and they still failed. I would not put them in anything over 6lbs. The locking links, like the Robarts are too...
02-19-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 379
Posted By scratchbuilder46

top-flite 60 size F4U wants to tuck under

Ok all you builders out there who will have an answer. Top-flite F4U 60 size, built to plans, wants to tuck under at high speed. Do I need to add down trim or correct the c/g. I have the c/g set up...
11-26-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4,278
Views: 444,776
Posted By scratchbuilder46

RE: Spitfire Brotherhood (All Spitfires Welcome)

Jb22. The one thing about the TF kits is the wing sheeting is indeed 1/16 and quite fragile. Having built the F4U, 2 P-51s and 2 At-6s I know what you mean about the thin sheeting. I would highly...
11-18-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4,278
Views: 444,776
Posted By scratchbuilder46

RE: Spitfire Brotherhood (All Spitfires Welcome)

Just found this forum and hope I am not too late to the party. Spit #1 was a Dave Platt .60 size powered with a Fox Eagle .60, Rohm Air retracts with a hydraulic system to prevent air leakage. Flew...
Forum: Kit Building
11-14-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 25,808
Posted By scratchbuilder46

RE: It's Building Season, Whats on your bench?

Finishing up a Proctor Nieuport 28 for the club. We obtained it from a gentleman who built it in 1982. Needed a bunch of clean up, which came out just fine. Just enough grunge left to weather it just...
Forum: Kit Building
10-22-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 787
Posted By scratchbuilder46

Jemco AT-6 plans & instructions

Need help out there. Have the Jemco AT-6 kit, but no plans or instructions. Any one built one and are through with the plans, I sure would like to get my hands on them. If you would like to keep them...
10-04-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 684
Posted By scratchbuilder46

Franz Meier Skyraider

Have had these plans for awhile and it is time to put this bird on the bench. Has anyone built this AD-6? If so, what power did you use, and what changes did you make you would like to share. I see...
10-04-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,960
Posted By scratchbuilder46

RE: New style 100degree rotating retracts from WingSpan

Just put a set into my TF .60 size corsair. I have not flown it yet so I can't give you a recommend or reject. I will say they operate very well, smooth and little noise. I have Robart struts on...
07-28-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,280
Posted By scratchbuilder46

RE: Sterling P-63

Triple A did you ever get around to build your P-63? I had this kit way back in the 70s, flew it with a Fox .36 believe it or not and it flew great. I kept the plans and about 5 years ago built...
07-07-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By scratchbuilder46

RE: Proctor Nieuport 28 warped tail surface.

Ceconite is indeed heat shrinkable up to 400 degrees if I read the instructions right. I am afraid of blistering the finish. I may get away with weighting the stabs down flat, putting a towel over...
07-06-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By scratchbuilder46

Proctor Nieuport 28 warped tail surface.

Need some help here men. Our club was given a Proctor Nieuport 28 C-1, 80" span, that needs a little work. It is covered with Ceconite fabric and unknown paint for finish. The paint cleaned up ok...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-13-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By scratchbuilder46

RE: Top-flite AT-6 arf wing joiner covers

I have an e-mail into TF right now and awaiting a reply. I though I might get someone to reply who has crashed their 6 beyond repair and I could get the wing joint covers if TF couldn't provide them...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-12-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By scratchbuilder46

Top-flite AT-6 arf wing joiner covers

Looking for the plastic wing joiner covers for the TF AT-6 arf. Any crashed or bashed TF AT-6 afs out there, that you would be willing to part out. I have the kit built and would like to finish it up...
11-08-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,605
Views: 388,032
Posted By scratchbuilder46

RE: 1/8 scale TopFlite Corsair Mods

Ok Brad. I too have the tail feathers from Chad. I have the right thrust built in per the kit, but no down thrust. I would think that adding some + incidence would make the tail come up and down...
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