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Forum: RC Jets
10-16-2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,263
Posted By darkith

Nice! Looks like fun. Looks like the...

Nice! Looks like fun.

Looks like the landing clip is repeated instead of the takeoff clip though, but it’s in the list of videos on the YT account…
Forum: Glow Engines
11-27-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 722,267
Posted By darkith

Glow four strokes (including radials) are also...

Glow four strokes (including radials) are also more prone to rust issues due to the hygroscopic nature of methanol and nitromethane. You have to diligently run them dry and may need to treat heavily...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-25-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 722,267
Posted By darkith

Guy here put the glow 7-77 on one. Seemed to work...

Guy here put the glow 7-77 on one. Seemed to work good for him at half throttle. The gas 90 might be doable?
I put a ASP400-R5 (65cc) on a Maxford 1/5 77” Stearman with good results. Just moved...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-24-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 358,710
Posted By darkith

Try JustEngines, they seem to have some parts...

Try JustEngines, they seem to have some parts left. If that fails, I believe I have a cylinder liner.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-06-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 722,267
Posted By darkith

I modeled it out in CAD (slightly beefened up as...

I modeled it out in CAD (slightly beefened up as mentioned), then milled out the profile in 6061 on a Sherline CNC mill (very small but reasonably accurate bench top mill). I drilled the holes (crank...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-05-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 722,267
Posted By darkith

Not sure about the 325-R5, but most of Saito’s...

Not sure about the 325-R5, but most of Saito’s engines were designed using a high-silicon-bearing aluminum alloy with no bushing for conrods.

This was successful for years on their methanol...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-02-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 722,267
Posted By darkith

Neat concept, be interested to see how it turns...

Neat concept, be interested to see how it turns out.

If you have access to/know someone with a small CNC, the master rod should be pretty simple. I had a rod/crank pin interface start galling on...
Forum: PST Jets
10-10-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,775
Posted By darkith

The needle meters a small amount of fuel/oil...

The needle meters a small amount of fuel/oil (~5%) to lubricate the bearings via the lube fitting and a small passage to the bearing tunnel.

My J600R also had degraded fuel tubing...they were...
Forum: Marketplace
09-17-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By darkith

I have two spare fuses, but unfortunately I’m in...

I have two spare fuses, but unfortunately I’m in Canada, so shipping would be unreasonable. Good luck with your search.
Forum: RC Jets
04-17-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,084
Posted By darkith

Should be fine. Make sure any extra holes are...

Should be fine. Make sure any extra holes are blocked. Airflow should be mostly cooling air, but just to be on the safe side....
Forum: RC Jets
04-16-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,084
Posted By darkith

Are the welds just spot welds? Can you drill out...

Are the welds just spot welds? Can you drill out the spot welds, slide it in the fuse, then poprivit the bell mouth back on?
Forum: RC Jets
04-02-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,569
Posted By darkith

Cost wise, a used engine is probably going to be...

Cost wise, a used engine is probably going to be a better deal, but the trick is finding one that's in reasonable shape.

If you're still interested in looking at a kit, I ran across this site...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-28-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 358,710
Posted By darkith

I actually have 2 CNC benchtop mills (not...

I actually have 2 CNC benchtop mills (not commercial quality tho). I thought about milling it out of aluminum, but I'm going to wait and see how well the plastic (ABS) holds up (figure UV and oil...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-25-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 358,710
Posted By darkith

An easy way to oil the rocker boxes is probably a...

An easy way to oil the rocker boxes is probably a good thing, I'm planning on occasionally taking the cover off and giving them a squirt.
Not sure if oil would prefer to work it's way up the...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-24-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 358,710
Posted By darkith

Yup. The plug I used was just a loosely fitting...

Yup. The plug I used was just a loosely fitting screw anyway, so if there was any actual pressure, it would have popped out of the tubing on the nipple.

On single cylinder and boxer-twins, the...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-24-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 358,710
Posted By darkith

Meant to do this earlier, but here's the source...

Meant to do this earlier, but here's the source scad files.
Need magnets, 2mm bolt & nut, longer crankcase bolt, and a drilled aluminum stud to epoxy into the bracket. (The crankcase bolt clamps...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-24-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 358,710
Posted By darkith

Didn't see this question till just now... ...

Didn't see this question till just now...

Weighed it on my bathroom scale and it's coming in around 19 lbs dry, with questionable scale accuracy. I'm swinging a Zinger 20x8. I want to say that I...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-25-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 358,710
Posted By darkith

Maidened my Stearman with the ASP400 in it. Gas...

Maidened my Stearman with the ASP400 in it. Gas conversion with the stock carb plus muffler pressure, rcexl CDI and plugs. 20:1 gas/oil mixture.

I ran it with the vent/drain plugged (short length...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-16-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 358,710
Posted By darkith

Here's a shot of my 3d printed sensor mount. The...

Here's a shot of my 3d printed sensor mount. The magnet ring was printed as well, with the magnets easily spaced the correct distance apart in the 3d modelling software. The magnets were glued in...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-15-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 358,710
Posted By darkith

I hear ya. It's about $300 Canadian. I...

I hear ya. It's about $300 Canadian.

I ended up building my own ring. Wanted it to be aluminum, since I knew I was going to have a weight problem up front. Couldn't find tubing for a decent...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-15-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 358,710
Posted By darkith

Justengines lists the Keleo on the same page for...

Justengines lists the Keleo on the same page for "Price: £162.00 (Including VAT at 20%)" :confused:

D.
Forum: Glow Engines
06-15-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 358,710
Posted By darkith

Justengines has their "JEN" exhaust collector,...

Justengines has their "JEN" exhaust collector, but it's more expensive than the Keleo...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-20-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5,283
Views: 712,619
Posted By darkith

I had a DLE-20RA come new from the factory with...

I had a DLE-20RA come new from the factory with the metering diaphragm and gasket installed upside down...wouldn't draw fuel when I tried to start it up, even if the tank was pressurized. Flipped...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-26-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,523
Posted By darkith

RE: Please Acknowledge...RcTankWars

Man, that's sad news indeed. Phil was such a genuinely nice guy. Always straightforward to talk to or deal with. And he was always so enthusiastic about tanks, and coming up with ideas to share or...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-18-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 108,650
Posted By darkith

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