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03-31-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,896
Posted By Pylonracr

Is the engine new? I just pulled the header off...

Is the engine new? I just pulled the header off of one of my many small block Jett engines, and the piston sits quite a bit below the bottom of the exhaust port at BDC. If your piston is up too...
02-18-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By Pylonracr

Your 15% fuel is just fine, it just needs more...

Your 15% fuel is just fine, it just needs more oil. If need be, you should be able to buy a 4 ounce bottle of castor oil at the local pharmacy. Dump that bottle in a gallon of fuel and shake it up....
02-13-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By Pylonracr

What you are describing makes little sense to me....

What you are describing makes little sense to me. I live at 5000' in Reno, and I have broken in literally hundreds of Jett engines for racers near and far, as well as sport engines. Never have I...
02-13-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,743
Posted By Pylonracr

The best method of degassing mixed resin is to...

The best method of degassing mixed resin is to put the mixing cup into a vacuum chamber and slowly pull vacuum until the bubbles are gone.

Scott
01-12-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By Pylonracr

Try reversing the throttle servo on the...

Try reversing the throttle servo on the transmitter. If it is looking for low throttle and sees high throttle it will not initiate.

Scott
01-12-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,993
Posted By Pylonracr

Jester, Sadly, very Sadly, I am going to roll...

Jester, Sadly, very Sadly, I am going to roll with Shawn here. For all the reasons he posted and one more very significant. Value. I looked at the EZ lam system and saw $145 ish, there is about 20...
Forum: Beginners
01-12-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,142
Posted By Pylonracr

I'm kind of going to roll with the majority here,...

I'm kind of going to roll with the majority here, What exactly do you need an airframe for that is capable of carrying 20 pounds 24 miles, dropping it, and flying back? Yes, it is possible. I for...
01-10-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,671
Posted By Pylonracr

Do you have your heart set on one of those three,...

Do you have your heart set on one of those three, or are you just looking for a Bipe. For me, I would buy a Divergent, hands down the best available, but you have to be willing to do some finishing...
01-01-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,993
Posted By Pylonracr

Shawn, when was the last time you had a perfectly...

Shawn, when was the last time you had a perfectly leak free bag? If you can do it every time I want to know how.....

Scott
01-01-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,993
Posted By Pylonracr

One more TROLL to add to my ignore list

One more TROLL to add to my ignore list
01-01-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,993
Posted By Pylonracr

The problem is the EZ Vac system has a pump rated...

The problem is the EZ Vac system has a pump rated for Up to 8" of vacuum. Pretty much useless for composite work, but if it could be accurately controlled it would bag wings. You are still back to...
12-06-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By Pylonracr

I will state the obvious here. Make sure that...

I will state the obvious here. Make sure that when you build the tank you put the vent/pressure line at what is going to be the top of the tank when it is installed in the plane. Simply turning an...
11-13-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,591
Posted By Pylonracr

Bob Shut up..... Scott

Bob

Shut up.....

Scott
11-12-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,591
Posted By Pylonracr

My pleasure my friend. Those of us that are here...

My pleasure my friend. Those of us that are here to help are here because we want to help. We get some measure of satisfaction when we give advice from our many years of experience and members...
11-12-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,591
Posted By Pylonracr

First of all, center the holes for the wing tube...

First of all, center the holes for the wing tube between the spars. This will leave 1/8" of the wing tube in front and in back of the spars. There are two ways to sheer web from the tube to the...
11-12-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,591
Posted By Pylonracr

Am I missing something here? The picture you...

Am I missing something here? The picture you posted is of the wing in question, is it not? It looks to me that there is plenty of room between the spars for the wing tube. Drill another hole in...
11-12-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,591
Posted By Pylonracr

Agreed, and this was addressed in posts 16 and...

Agreed, and this was addressed in posts 16 and 17.

Scott
09-29-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,671
Posted By Pylonracr

OK, I will bite... Define Ugly. Define...

OK, I will bite...
Define Ugly.
Define Attractive..

I give Shawn grief over his Divergent design and call it ugly, but I do it mostly because he is my friend and I can. Besides, he pretty much...
Forum: Scale Racing
09-10-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 27,655
Posted By Pylonracr

Yup. works great. Just don't get any wrinkles in...

Yup. works great. Just don't get any wrinkles in it when you put it down, and don't scratch it. Ask me how I know resin sticks to it really well if it is scratched up........

Scott
Forum: Scale Racing
09-10-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 27,655
Posted By Pylonracr

I use the same method, and for smaller areas like...

I use the same method, and for smaller areas like potting in wings I have an even easier way. Use the clear 2" wide tape you close boxes with. Apply it smoothly and lay up right over it. Works...
09-04-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,504
Posted By Pylonracr

Jester, use the standard 90 degree retracts. If...

Jester, use the standard 90 degree retracts. If you are worried about the angle, you can fine tune them by bending the wire struts slightly.

Scott
08-17-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,993
Posted By Pylonracr

Jester, all you need is the vacuum switch. Build...

Jester, all you need is the vacuum switch. Build a vacuum storage tank out of some ABS pipe, the bigger the better, but what space you have will dictate the size. The switch will operate up to a 10...
08-14-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,993
Posted By Pylonracr

Jester, I splurged and bought a new vacuum pump...

Jester, I splurged and bought a new vacuum pump from amazon for about $75 ish, the switch from Veneersupplies, and built a fairly large vacuum storage tank out of 15' of 4"ABS pipe, 2 T fittings and...
08-01-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,652
Posted By Pylonracr

Bob kind of eluded to it, I am going to come out...

Bob kind of eluded to it, I am going to come out with it. The very best and lightest method is epoxy laminating resin and vacuum bagging. That being said, in the past I have sheeted many wings...
Forum: RC Jets
07-30-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 283,981
Posted By Pylonracr

Nice. Glad to see you working on the 14 again...

Nice. Glad to see you working on the 14 again Thomas. Keep at it.

Scott
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