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11-06-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 106,497
Posted By Jim Branaum

To misquote a friend, "Nothing exceeds like...

To misquote a friend, "Nothing exceeds like excess"

He said that when I hung a .32ABC on the nose of my first HOB .19 sized P-51. It went like scat.

Somewhere there are photos of me flying...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-31-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,238
Posted By Jim Branaum

PM me your email and I will scan the paperwork I...

PM me your email and I will scan the paperwork I found on the 2.4 FPE when I got one used from somewhere. I did change out the ignition as it began to splatter the RX and that was a full scale show...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-31-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By Jim Branaum

I wonder if that is particular to Walbro. I have...

I wonder if that is particular to Walbro. I have a Stihl weed whacker that keeps eating carbs. The shop insists the only way to prevent that is to run the tool every other week.
10-25-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By Jim Branaum

I was astounded when Dave told me he was retiring...

I was astounded when Dave told me he was retiring when we visited at Toledo. Then I looked at him and realized how just tired and worn my friend looked and became somewhat worried. His passing will...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,416
Posted By Jim Branaum

Thanks

Thanks
Replies: 2
Views: 1,416
Posted By Jim Branaum

Spektrum AR620 installation questions

I got some of these to use and to replace a RX I thought was bad (it kept loosing bind on an initial flight of a new bird - scary as all get out) only to find out it was a brand new 5 cell Eneyloop...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-26-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Jim Branaum

Got it now!

That worked! Thanks.
Forum: Gas Engines
04-18-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,665
Posted By Jim Branaum

It occurred to me that a picture of what I have...

It occurred to me that a picture of what I have used since the '90s might be helpful. So I went and shot this photo this morning. ...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-14-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Jim Branaum

In my wildest dreams it would be Pitts style. ...

In my wildest dreams it would be Pitts style. However, I am not picky I just want to use the engine.

Thanks.
Forum: Gas Engines
04-14-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Jim Branaum

Needed muffler.. Sachs 2.4

I have an A&M 2.4 but the muffler has managed to disappear. I need another. If you have one to dispose of, give me a holler.

Sachs 2.4 jugs have square exhaust ports. A&M used Sachs jugs.
...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-14-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,665
Posted By Jim Branaum

DO NOT USE OIL! It does not stay around very...

DO NOT USE OIL! It does not stay around very long.

There is a graphite grease made for those one way clutches that you need to get and use regularly. Assume the clutch needs servicing around...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-13-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,406
Posted By Jim Branaum

Bill was a superb person to work with and he with...

Bill was a superb person to work with and he with his approach will be missed.
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-06-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,479
Posted By Jim Branaum

Want a barely started Byron Pitts? The fuse is...

Want a barely started Byron Pitts? The fuse is primed and the engine mount is on the nose. Everything else is still boxed or bagged.

It may not be as fast, but my other one is over 15 years old...
04-21-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 555,355
Posted By Jim Branaum

Marvin, No rocks! I don't weld or I would have...

Marvin,
No rocks! I don't weld or I would have welded mine up and I'm not smart enough to fly twins.

Here are some shots of my old trailer:
04-21-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 555,355
Posted By Jim Branaum

Well, I have a new trailer! This one is 7x14...

Well, I have a new trailer! This one is 7x14 V-nose with the wheels tucked in. The old one was 6x12 V-nose and my son took it to Ft Riley over Christmas. The new one is finally is almost finished!...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-25-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Jim Branaum

WOW! Thank you! You just made my...

WOW!

Thank you! You just made my day/week/month!

Yes, if they ever get them in stock I will buy 3 (the old belt and suspenders bit)! Now, does anyone have a crashed engine that I can...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-24-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Jim Branaum

Crrc pro help!

I acquired a plane with an engine on it that has managed to eat my lunch.

When I got it the airplane had a Thor ignition system on it. I could not get the Hall sensor to trigger, so I replaced...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-18-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,479
Posted By Jim Branaum

ADD WEIGHT? What happened to moving the servos...

ADD WEIGHT? What happened to moving the servos or battery pack?
Forum: Gas Engines
07-13-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 362
Posted By Jim Branaum

Parts help

I acquired a plane with an engine on it that has managed to eat my lunch.

When I got it the airplane had a Thor ignition system on it. I could not get the Hall sensor to trigger, so I replaced...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-11-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,420
Posted By Jim Branaum

Glad to hear that! I have been way too busy with...

Glad to hear that! I have been way too busy with friends and family health issues to deal with mine (which is 4th down on the fix it list), but its day will come. It is on a Challenger...
04-04-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 55,820
Posted By Jim Branaum

I am still having fun all over the place. The...

I am still having fun all over the place. The stupid trees are still reaching up and eating my airplanes when I am not trying to start a balsa forest. Other than that, smoothly. From what *I*...
04-03-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 55,820
Posted By Jim Branaum

Sorry for your decision. I know it was a hard...

Sorry for your decision. I know it was a hard one.
03-28-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 203,168
Posted By Jim Branaum

ROFLMAOAU! Dood, there is no future in...

ROFLMAOAU!

Dood, there is no future in quoting your own words to you. If you can't remember what YOU said 2 posts ago, it might be time to graduate to slippers before you trip and fall on...
03-28-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 203,168
Posted By Jim Branaum

Doggy, I strongly suspect I have a lot more...

Doggy,
I strongly suspect I have a lot more night hours PIC than you do because *I* and the folks I fly and have flown with know how to identify landmarks and locations at night, even over cities...
03-28-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 203,168
Posted By Jim Branaum

Hey Doggy, Lighten up and consider REAL facts...

Hey Doggy,
Lighten up and consider REAL facts rather than those made up by folks trying to make some point that they can benefit from. You hero the chief instructor probably contributed to your...
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