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04-24-2017, 07:33 PM
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Posted By Toad

Smile Hey hey! a good friend!

Hey hey! a good friend!
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-08-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,878
Posted By Toad

dump that green fuel, go with red max or morgans...

dump that green fuel, go with red max or morgans Omega 15. The Omega has some castor in it, parts will last then. That Coolpower all synthetic. green in color, is not a good fuel for racing. too dry.
11-17-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,888
Posted By Toad

If wanting to just close off the air to shut it...

If wanting to just close off the air to shut it down I would think any of these could be set to do that with a small servo.
11-17-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,888
Posted By Toad

That Tarno Carb is meant for the "TD" versions...

That Tarno Carb is meant for the "TD" versions and none of the TD's idled like you would exspect a larger engine does. I have used Sleeves of various makes, with some success, that other thing from...
11-05-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,830
Posted By Toad

Japanman

Stephan.. You still around lurking?
05-29-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,501
Posted By Toad

I made mine out of A2, single piece. ground...

I made mine out of A2, single piece. ground journal and pin after HT. 8mm dia requiring a new rear bearing and boring the case. I have not broke one of em yet. A lot of work. A2 or 8620 steel worked...
12-25-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By Toad

I really like the black Hayes neoprene fuel line...

I really like the black Hayes neoprene fuel line supplied. stiff, looks like it wont work, once wet it grows in length and gets really flexible. cut it short to start with. it will color the first...
12-05-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,934
Posted By Toad

I got so interested in this thread, I went and...

I got so interested in this thread, I went and bought one. Have you flown yours yet with the .15? Love the wing but the fuse seems small to me. I have a little os 20 4 stroker Im thinking would be...
10-25-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,310
Posted By Toad

I just ordered 4 of these. got an email back...

I just ordered 4 of these. got an email back refunding the cost of one of em. They shipped me 3 and now the website says not available. I may have just purchased the last 3 that nitrohouse had for 30...
09-29-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,173
Posted By Toad

"mighty toad"? sigh.... I am thinking I...

"mighty toad"?

sigh....
I am thinking I wanna build a Blink.
Sorry I mentioned the Picco. I should have known better.
09-29-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,173
Posted By Toad

These Cranks are the 8mm dia ones for the P8...

These Cranks are the 8mm dia ones for the P8 de-stroked to .050 disp. hot timming. Problem is these will not fit the stock case. the case needs bored to fit these and the rear brg is replaced to fit...
09-28-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,173
Posted By Toad

Seeing the re-newed interest here, I got all...

Seeing the re-newed interest here, I got all ambitious and started to make some cranks and associated drive plates.. got thinking bout a throttle too..
Nice stuff MJD
09-28-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By Toad

I have one that I put the Rossi piston/liner...

I have one that I put the Rossi piston/liner into. The Conquest In stock form, almost ran with the rossi's and the super tigre I had. The "Cossi" Young mod that you can still get done, made it...
08-14-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,954
Posted By Toad

the other site does more and easier now., and I...

the other site does more and easier now., and I really like the classifieds over there. See you folk over there.
05-05-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,310
Posted By Toad

RE: Picco P-zero 0.8cc

The crank from the fuji is probably too hard to cut so you would have to send it out to a grinder. New bushing made for con rod....Have you measured the stroke and bore to see where the displacement...
05-05-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,310
Posted By Toad

RE: Picco P-zero 0.8cc

Smaller bore would make the crank stronger with a loss in power, I am not sure here, I never tried it. A pressed in pin...I don't know the advantage here unless you feel it is easier to produce.
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05-05-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,310
Posted By Toad

RE: Picco P-zero 0.8cc

So lets say I build up 20 engines complete....hoping I sell them to offset my costs..not counting my time.. I bet I couldn't sell them all.
I see them going for $30 for the core, 80 for a crank, 20...
05-05-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,310
Posted By Toad

RE: Picco P-zero 0.8cc

crank material, Picco used 8620 carbonized. I used A2 heat treated to 60 rc. I Can do cranks for $70. One that fits a stock case will do you no good, Too small just like stock. The cost goes up with...
05-02-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,310
Posted By Toad

RE: Picco P-zero 0.8cc

Good points.
No way would I want to make even 25 more cranks. I cant make em for cheap. Fun to make a few though.that is the hobby for me.god forbid it turns into a money venture like work. Ack....
05-02-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,310
Posted By Toad

RE: Picco P-zero 0.8cc

I made a few 8mm cranks. Ran them alot. They used a replacable stud. Boring the case to accept it was fun. I plan on making a rear exhaust version someday. I didnt know the p8 has the current record...
05-02-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,310
Posted By Toad

RE: Picco P-zero 0.8cc

why the hell would ya buy 10k in equipment to build an engine when ya can just bottom feed from others what you need?? LOL
Wish I had that kind of coin... glad I already have the machines. [8D]...
04-29-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,310
Posted By Toad

RE: Picco P-zero 0.8cc

when ya get one going, you will love it. easy to start and bullet proof with an 8mm crank. lots of work getting there though.
02-11-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By Toad

RE: head to head

The Profi is an .049, the Picco is stroked to .057 (custom 8mm crank and brg)
I put the pressure nipple there so I don't have to join two slimmey tubes with a brass joiner. (kinda hard with chub...
02-10-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By Toad

RE: head to head

I ran 4.6x2.8 props,my favorite. The apc doesn't come out of turns well and I break em too easy. Idont think I wanna go faster. These birds fly over 100mph as is. When we used to race these, the apc...
02-10-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By Toad

head to head

I decided to get my Profi flying and compare it to the Picco I built. Both mounted on the same type of model.
The thing even hand started. Easy fueling process. Blast to fly. Now I want to mount...
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