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04-06-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By fiery

Paw .40 TBR

PAW put a little magic in some of the engines in their range.

The smallest - the PAW 55 is a ‘mighty mouse’ of an engine, with a lion’s heart, while well mannered to use.

The PAW .40 TBR is by...
04-06-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By fiery

Here is an alternative to the MVVS .61, available...

Here is an alternative to the MVVS .61, available from Weston UK and based upon the WEBRA speed .55 glow engine.

first run without muffler, very rich and carb. idle needle far from optimised:
...
04-04-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By fiery

I have both the MVVS .61D and even rarer MVVS...

I have both the MVVS .61D and even rarer MVVS .40D

Both are fine engines for a specific purpose, being duration work. They produce far more power than the equivalent displacement PAW diesels.
...
03-31-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By fiery

Here is a copy of an article that preceded the...

Here is a copy of an article that preceded the introduction by the Australian Distributor of ASP engines of purpose made diesel heads for selected first generation ASP engines.

These conversions...
01-06-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By fiery

Cool … can't wait fo rthe next instalment. Did...

Cool … can't wait fo rthe next instalment. Did you get her sorted?
09-15-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,830
Posted By fiery

My understanding is that Bob Davis recently...

My understanding is that Bob Davis recently passed away. Future availability of his products appears to be uncertain.
Forum: Glow Engines
08-08-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By fiery

1QuickSport2.5 Kindly post a photo of the...

1QuickSport2.5

Kindly post a photo of the back cover of the Irvine 40 Mk II ABC you have built.

It seems you have made up a brace to deal with a warped composite cover? I'd like to see it, if...
08-08-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,522
Posted By fiery

Plane fuel is intended for use in bushing bearing...

Plane fuel is intended for use in bushing bearing iron and steel model Diesel engines. Sorry, I don’t know actual oil percentage or composition.
08-08-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,663
Posted By fiery

Bob Davis passed away in July 2019. Does...

Bob Davis passed away in July 2019.

Does anyone know whether his business will be continued?
Forum: MVVS Support
04-11-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,856
Posted By fiery

Sure will. I am bringing a couple of flying...

Sure will. I am bringing a couple of flying friends with me from my local club who after flirting with electric (yawn) are now dedicated 'Oily' converts (yeah!). I will look forward to seeing you...
02-17-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,070
Posted By fiery

Thanks Ray.

Thanks Ray.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-17-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By fiery

Taipan plugs may be put back into production. ...

Taipan plugs may be put back into production.

A concern in Adelaide Australia bought the tooling and rights recently.
02-13-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,070
Posted By fiery

Sweet little ship Ray, I was once offered a...

Sweet little ship Ray,

I was once offered a NIB Rothwell R100 at a fair price. Foolishly I passed on it. The one that got away …

I find Monocell Gold Clear Marine Varnish very good. Not cheap...
Replies: 15
Views: 2,869
Posted By fiery

Sounds like an issue with your PC. Not Graupner....

Sounds like an issue with your PC. Not Graupner. I had no trouble with the upgrade. Well worth the price.
Replies: 15
Views: 2,869
Posted By fiery

My MZ24 Tx battery has puffed. GraupnerUS are...

My MZ24 Tx battery has puffed.
GraupnerUS are out of OEM replacements. I guess there has been a run on them as batteries in the sets of early adopters reach use-by date.
Are there any third party...
01-22-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,377
Posted By fiery

Thanks Ray.

Thanks Ray.
12-17-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,377
Posted By fiery

Alan at Weston contracts making parts out. Some...

Alan at Weston contracts making parts out. Some are made in former eastern bloc countries. Crankcases are a development of the Webra Speed series.

Have you bought one Ray?
12-05-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,409
Posted By fiery

A 1958 E.D. Fury 1.49 c.c. One you don't see that...

A 1958 E.D. Fury 1.49 c.c. One you don't see that often. Most slumber in collections.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-c5XVNSinI&lc=z23ospegmxvfjvpnjacdp43bgupuef0imgjdqgsijglw03c010c
12-02-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,377
Posted By fiery

WestonUK

Yes, they do sell.

i bought an ED Super Hunter from them a couple of months ago.

A new range of multi purpose diesels are available.

Options for each engine:

1. R/C throttle or standard...
11-29-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By fiery

They appear on Ebay regularly. The casting may...

They appear on Ebay regularly. The casting may have a weakness in that the case wall is very thin on one side.
...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-18-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,492
Posted By fiery

Jan What is the finish on your Gooney Bird?...

Jan

What is the finish on your Gooney Bird? Love the weathered look.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-13-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,739
Posted By fiery

I see a misemployed hair dryer motor in that set...

I see a misemployed hair dryer motor in that set :p

Seriously, Electric is great for EDF's. I once watched a TD .09 DF powered Heinkel 162 struggle to get into the air. Now, smaller DF aircraft...
11-07-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By fiery

I could not start an OTM Kolibri 0,8 c.c. diesel...

I could not start an OTM Kolibri 0,8 c.c. diesel without my little Astro-Flite electric starter!

The day I eventually hand start it, I celebrated with a 'fist pump' into the air :D
10-30-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,381
Posted By fiery

I have found that substituting white spirit (aka...

I have found that substituting white spirit (aka mineral spirit) (not 'white gas', such as coleman camp stove fuel or shellite) for kerosene/paraffin virtually eliminates the residual odour of burnt...
10-24-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,409
Posted By fiery

What a nice pair of classic sport engines. Who...

What a nice pair of classic sport engines. Who would have thought that a Mk 1 Taipan 1.5 cc could still turn up ‘new in bubble’ 😋.
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