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Forum: Gas Engines
05-26-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,070
Posted By 1fireball

RE: Test stands for break in (not good)

Thank you Pat,
I am a ex drag racer that has run all combination of power adders for cars N2O ,alky,screw blowers. mechanical and electronic fuel injection, turbos etc. I built race car...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-26-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,070
Posted By 1fireball

RE: Test stands for break in (not good)

No replies to my questions... I would think this means its to big of a can of worms.:D
Forum: Gas Engines
05-25-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,070
Posted By 1fireball

RE: Test stands for break in (not good)

I have a small chainsaw... and I will one day put the head temp sensors on there and see where they run. You are correct they take a beating and get any oil available and get filthy dirty and keep on...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-25-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,070
Posted By 1fireball

RE: Test stands for break in (not good)

Thinking about my exhaust temps being low (if they are) I would say my exhaust sytem is not tuned for the rpm in wich I have the motor loaded.
If I am maximizing the exhaust heat at 950 degrees no...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-25-2008, 06:37 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,070
Posted By 1fireball

RE: Test stands for break in (not good)

I have installed a eagle tree system on my ZDZ 210. I have data but I am no expert in this field yet. The things I have learned is you can through out the lazer temp gun to check temps after you...
03-13-2008, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,265
Posted By 1fireball

RE: 3D Fly-In, Mobile Alabama, April 3-5

The date says Thusday Fri Sat is that correct?
How wide is the entrance for getting big rigs in there?
02-16-2008, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By 1fireball

Wich reciever?

Danny, I have a couple of questions. I bought a 10x radio converted to 2.4 it had a 9000 reciever and 2 antennas. I put it in a Hanger 9 Ultimate and almost lost the airplane it locked out 3 times in...
01-28-2008, 03:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,416
Posted By 1fireball

RE: I want to build my own Extra 330L out of carbon fiber. Where to start?

We are making things out of materials I have never seen in models. I have a build thread on Flying Giants under Git-R -Dun giant scale.
I am no expert in this field but I have learned enough to...
01-07-2008, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By 1fireball

RE: 50% Extra 300 scratch built

For the ones that wanted to follow this thread there is another thread on a different airplane site called Git-r-Done Giant scale I do not want to get out of line here so you will have to search for...
01-04-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By 1fireball

RE: 50% Extra 300 scratch built

Sorry,
In the landing gear and firewall there is 6 layers of .011 carbon laid bidirectional.Two layers on the outside two in the middle and two on the other side. I used the ply to give it strength...
01-04-2008, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By 1fireball

RE: 50% Extra 300 scratch built

The motorbox was constructed of 1/4" thick pieces of Dow 40 foam with 4 layers of .007 carbon fiber laid bidirectional for strength in 90 and 45 degrees. We cut the foam on a cnc router that my...
01-03-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By 1fireball

RE: 50% Extra 300 scratch built

Here are some pics of the motorbox.
01-03-2008, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By 1fireball

50% Extra 300 scratch built

I am scratch building a 50% 300 from Carden plans that I blew up 118% I have posted this build on another sight and I was wondering if there was a interest here on this site? I am no plane designer...
12-24-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,436
Posted By 1fireball

RE: Making glass wing tube sockets

I just succesfully made a glass tube socket on my 2.125 carbon tube. I have a build thread on FG called 50% Extra 300 its in fourums git-r-done giant scale if you want to look.

Mike
12-23-2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 102,640
Posted By 1fireball

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

Nice job keep the build going!
Forum: Gas Engines
11-24-2007, 03:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By 1fireball

RE: Looking for a three blade 33-34- dia10-12pitch

Hey Rick,
The 34x14 is for the 342. Thanks for trying to help. I am thinking about getting one and sending it to Dick Sizer and letting him put it on that 280 Black Flame. He said he would video it...
11-23-2007, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,075
Posted By 1fireball

RE: Foam, where to get it?

Dan I found a supplier in Yadkinville NC sold me 3/4 lb density white foam good to deal with also, 4x8 sheets 6" thick around $40. They will cut the thickness you need. Diversified Foam is the...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-19-2007, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By 1fireball

Looking for a three blade 33-34- dia10-12pitch

I am looking for a carbon 3 blade 33-34 inch dia. with a 10-12-14 pitch for a 3-w 275. Does anyone have any info forein or us?
Thanks
Mike
10-31-2007, 04:34 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 51,839
Posted By 1fireball

RE: Florida Huckfest Fly-in! Are you in?

Hello
Mike Chandley here.
I would like to come, I vote for north Florida. Sometime in Jan or Feb works for me.I think you will draw more northerners this time of year. March we have good weather...
10-30-2007, 04:43 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,313
Posted By 1fireball

RE: Hucktoberfest

Richard,
That was Adam Ranck that flew my 50% 260 on Sat evening. He was the same guy that flew the Radio Wave earlier. That was his second time flying the plane. Maybe next year I will be able...
10-25-2007, 05:15 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,313
Posted By 1fireball

RE: Hucktoberfest

Ok guys, me and Mike have arrived, we made it to the driveway but the gate was locked, the 76 ft rig cannot swing wide enough due mud to get into the gate. We need someone with a truck to take the...
10-24-2007, 04:24 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,313
Posted By 1fireball

RE: Hucktoberfest

I am planning on leaving tonight. I will have Adam Rank and Jimmy Ritch with me. We are bringing (Jimmy) QQ Yak (Adam) Radio Wave Extra
Those two fly the heck out of those planes. I am bringing my...
Forum: IMAC
09-21-2006, 08:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,047
Posted By 1fireball

RE: Trenton IMAC

Joel Marley's wife is having surgery tomorrow, so he won't here. Jimmy Ritch will be here with Mark McClellan bright and Early Friday Morning!
Kent Porter and Alex are here safe and sound.;)
Forum: IMAC
09-21-2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,047
Posted By 1fireball

RE: Trenton IMAC

Sorry to hear about Gene's YAK. Me and my wife are here at Trenton. Got in about 2pm. Weather is nice for practicing in the wind. Northeast wind. Real bumpy earlier. Now 6:30 and it's calming...
Forum: IMAC
09-21-2006, 05:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,047
Posted By 1fireball

RE: Trenton IMAC

I am heading out today! I hope the rain holds off for this weekend. I will see some of you tonight. I think Jim Langfort and Ron Storer are coming tonight to camp also. Mark McClelland and Adam Rank...
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