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Forum: Gas Engines
Yesterday, 01:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,932
Posted By Jesse Open

Yep, got that. Not so much out of context,just...

Yep, got that.
Not so much out of context,just adding a comment regarding qualities of white gas, (not to be confused with "white gasoline", though it often is).

I believe the team you reference...
Forum: Glow Engines
Yesterday, 08:41 AM
Replies: 51,418
Views: 3,337,545
Posted By Jesse Open

Pedro, Just listened on 15, loads of CW too! ...

Pedro,
Just listened on 15, loads of CW too!

I bought some Motul Micro 2T to try out. Mixed a batch of 10% nitromethane/16% oil. Generally , I increase the oil content when I leave the castor...
Forum: Glow Engines
Yesterday, 06:59 AM
Replies: 51,418
Views: 3,337,545
Posted By Jesse Open

Darn it! Thought it would have helped but...

Darn it!
Thought it would have helped but no-go.
There is a Summit racing store near Cleveland Ohio. Maybe if you know someone who goes to that neck of the woods......

The cheap...
Forum: Glow Engines
Yesterday, 04:26 AM
Replies: 51,418
Views: 3,337,545
Posted By Jesse Open

I offered the Summit link as it is one of the...

I offered the Summit link as it is one of the lowest mail order prices. I can still get it quite a bit cheaper from my friends at the local motorcycle shop. The $2.50 /gallon methanol is in...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-15-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 51,418
Views: 3,337,545
Posted By Jesse Open

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/klz-kl-205?seid...

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/klz-kl-205?seid=srese2&utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Brands+%7C+K&utm_term=4581252648327271&utm_content=GSAPI+5d5af1cf30ea3
Forum: Gas Engines
10-15-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,932
Posted By Jesse Open

Add to that, very low carbon build up, easier on...

Add to that, very low carbon build up, easier on carburetor components.
But it isn't cheap.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-15-2021, 05:07 AM
Replies: 51,418
Views: 3,337,545
Posted By Jesse Open

As I recall they were Revell or Cox sidewinder...

As I recall they were Revell or Cox sidewinder motor slot cars. Yes, I was taken aback at just how sweet looking.

(Edit, memory came around, not Monogram, The Cheetah slot car was a COX made car)...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-14-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 51,418
Views: 3,337,545
Posted By Jesse Open

The Bill Thomas Cheetah, there was one that ran...

The Bill Thomas Cheetah, there was one that ran around Woodward Avenue, about 4 miles from home back in the late 1960s. His had a Booth Aarons built 302 Chevy. Made a lot of horsepower, painted gray...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-14-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 51,418
Views: 3,337,545
Posted By Jesse Open

Looks like a Monocoupe 90

Looks like a Monocoupe 90
Forum: Glow Engines
10-14-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 51,418
Views: 3,337,545
Posted By Jesse Open

Here you go Aaron. ...

Here you go Aaron.

https://rcplanes.online/cg_calc.htm

Hope it helps, has worked well around here anyhow. (https://rcplanes.online/cg_calc.htm)

Grandpa used to have some great advice on ...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-14-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 51,418
Views: 3,337,545
Posted By Jesse Open

Yep, Very possible. Any tech worth his...

Yep,

Very possible.

Any tech worth his salt would never bring a torch flame near that spring.
My favorite heat source in close quarters is a soldering iron or gun.


At the shop when...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-14-2021, 04:12 AM
Replies: 51,418
Views: 3,337,545
Posted By Jesse Open

Yep, The exhaust side is generally the hardest...

Yep,
The exhaust side is generally the hardest worked side. All the way back to the cam and lifter.

Aside from perhaps an even earlier failure ; A defective spring doesn't care which side it is...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-13-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By Jesse Open

BOCA will have the bearings. Measure the O rings...

BOCA will have the bearings. Measure the O rings and order them online by size and material. Silicone works well on glow engines.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-13-2021, 05:17 AM
Replies: 51,418
Views: 3,337,545
Posted By Jesse Open

Dave, Pedro, A handy little tool, you...

Dave, Pedro,

A handy little tool, you may want to make a few. Made a few sets of these for the small machine screw sizes.
They got loads of use over the years. ...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-12-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 51,418
Views: 3,337,545
Posted By Jesse Open

Pedro, The Supertechniplate is running...

Pedro,

The Supertechniplate is running your castor content up to nearly 5%. By cutting it 50/50 with Original Techniplate you can get down to just over 2%, the difference between the two at...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-12-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By Jesse Open

Not a "bad" word! forwards or backwards. kcirp...

Not a "bad" word! forwards or backwards. kcirp hcnup.

***** punchnoun (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noun)
Save Word (https://www.merriam-webster.com/saved-words)To save this word,...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-10-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By Jesse Open

I had not criticized the use of Loctite....

I had not criticized the use of Loctite. Especially to minimize bearing outer races spinning in bores. There is always a fine balance sought between desired axial movement and the undesireable...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-10-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By Jesse Open

Lonnie, Does not escape me in the least. Unlike...

Lonnie,
Does not escape me in the least. Unlike you, I also realize that in most cases the prevailing thrust load is forward,as I noted, the crank, properly installed, should not have that...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-10-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 51,418
Views: 3,337,545
Posted By Jesse Open

Just kidding, but actually the word "Hemi" ...

Just kidding, but actually the word "Hemi" a
trademark registered by Chrysler so now owned by the current Italian operators;)

Hemispherical, perhaps but Hemi is already owned . The Guzzi...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-10-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 51,418
Views: 3,337,545
Posted By Jesse Open

Been out flying the Oscar lately? That was my...

Been out flying the Oscar lately? That was my other favorite. Sure looked pretty, that open cockpit and the big round front!
IIRC, it had a proper Saito four stroke/cycle under the cowl too.

...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-10-2021, 05:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By Jesse Open

LOL Not only conflicting advice, silly too! ...

LOL

Not only conflicting advice, silly too!
In nearly sixty years of RC flying, not once have I had to resort to JB Welding an outer race nor had to destroy a proper crank to inner race fit. For...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-05-2021, 04:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By Jesse Open

The "misconception" is on your part Lonnie. By...

The "misconception" is on your part Lonnie.
By design and intent the outer race of the lightly loaded front bearing does indeed float.


That some folks get away with defeating that design...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-02-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 51,418
Views: 3,337,545
Posted By Jesse Open

LOL Well it did have a wing, fuselage,...

LOL
Well it did have a wing, fuselage, horizontal stab, vertical fin, rodder. Prop in front of the radial engine, pilot in a seat etc. Musta been! LOL


Come to think of it:
LOL
The Gee Bee Y...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-02-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By Jesse Open

"As a rule, the bearing race that rotates...

"As a rule, the bearing race that rotates relative to the load should have an interference fit; the other one may have a loose fit. The higher the load, the higher the interference. The clearances or...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-02-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 51,418
Views: 3,337,545
Posted By Jesse Open

Jim was very well known, he took a load of...

Jim was very well known, he took a load of published photos. There was a major article on him in the Metro Times recently, featured his pics. Also, a book published . Next time we get together I...
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