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01-12-2020, 05:37 AM
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Posted By hsukaria

Nice looking plane. I am assuming that the...

Nice looking plane.
I am assuming that the center of gravity is exactly what shows on the plans?
Other than that, the plans show the incidence angles of the wing and horizontal tail to be parallel....
Forum: Glow Engines
12-06-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5,153
Views: 372,207
Posted By hsukaria

The first one with the cylinder fins extending to...

The first one with the cylinder fins extending to the exhaust port is the newer version. It has the EZJust single needle carb and higher nitro head button. The older version has the 2needle MkX...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-01-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 880
Views: 96,664
Posted By hsukaria

The valves also might stick at first causing...

The valves also might stick at first causing compression loss.
I also check the valve gaps after not using it for a while just a precaution.
Also, I use all synthetic oil in the fuel on my...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-30-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 96,664
Posted By hsukaria

I have had the same symptoms in the past with no...

I have had the same symptoms in the past with no compression. But it would come back after running the engine. O thought it might be the piston ring not seated right but I never had to investigate...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-28-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5,153
Views: 372,207
Posted By hsukaria

Any reason why you want to replace the carbs? ...

Any reason why you want to replace the carbs? The Fox carbs have always been good and easy to tune. The early ones were different and required different tuning method but still good.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-18-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5,153
Views: 372,207
Posted By hsukaria

Hi Carl. I checked the backplate and the...

Hi Carl.
I checked the backplate and the rubbing happens without it installed. I will reheat the engine and tap down on the bearings this evening. There can't be any other possibilities because...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-15-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5,153
Views: 372,207
Posted By hsukaria

The draggy crank is without the conrod and piston...

The draggy crank is without the conrod and piston installed. So it's definitely shaft to case.
Aside from the bearings being possibly misaligned, I had heated the case to drop in the bearings. I...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-15-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5,153
Views: 372,207
Posted By hsukaria

It binds all the time with the new case but never...

It binds all the time with the new case but never binds in the old crankcase. So I don't think it's a bent crankshaft.
I worked it to quite loose with the polishing compound and old bearings. Both...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-14-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5,153
Views: 372,207
Posted By hsukaria

Well I'm stumped. After loosening the case the...

Well I'm stumped. After loosening the case the last few days, I disassembled the shaft and bearings and put in New bearings after a thorough cleanup. But now the shaft is super draggy again. I...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-12-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5,153
Views: 372,207
Posted By hsukaria

I'm done loosening the Fox 40 crankcase to shaft...

I'm done loosening the Fox 40 crankcase to shaft interference. I used ATF and some silver polish I found around the house. It took a lot of turning but it was the safest route to loosening the case....
Forum: Glow Engines
11-12-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5,153
Views: 372,207
Posted By hsukaria

It seems to be working. The crankshaft spins...

It seems to be working. The crankshaft spins freely but I think a little less friction is better. Will run a thicker mix of oil and silver polish this evening.
I thought about a hybrid...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-12-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5,153
Views: 372,207
Posted By hsukaria

Question Well I got most of the friction/drag eliminated,...

Well I got most of the friction/drag eliminated, but I still think I need to reduce it more. I turned the prop by hand with a thick mix of oil and silver polish. After quite a while of turning, it...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-10-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5,153
Views: 372,207
Posted By hsukaria

Whew!! Turning the shaft in the crankase with...

Whew!! Turning the shaft in the crankase with old bearings is too stiff for my engine starter. Have been hand turning and I'm worn out without any signs of loosening. This might take me a week....
Forum: Glow Engines
11-10-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5,153
Views: 372,207
Posted By hsukaria

The crank is fine. It fit well in the old...

The crank is fine. It fit well in the old crankase that broke. It's only the new crankcase is too tight between the front and main bearings.
I'll try Brasso with light oil.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-09-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5,153
Views: 372,207
Posted By hsukaria

Lustrox substitute

In the absence of Lustrox, can I use toothpaste to grind down the interference between the crankshaft and case?
Forum: Glow Engines
10-28-2019, 03:15 AM
Replies: 5,153
Views: 372,207
Posted By hsukaria

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

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I carved out the broken muffler mount to glue in a piece of...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-27-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5,153
Views: 372,207
Posted By hsukaria

I have a new problem with my Fox 40 ABC. I...

I have a new problem with my Fox 40 ABC. I decided to replace the crankcase because the aft muffler mounting hole broke (I wasn't using a Fox muffler). I purchased a new crankcase from MECOA and it...
07-19-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 905
Posted By hsukaria

I have the same problem. Suddenly my trader...

I have the same problem. Suddenly my trader rating is gone to zero after all these years. I can't sell anything now. Can you please help?
Forum: Marketplace
07-13-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By hsukaria

New OS 46 AXII

New never seen fuel but mounted OS 46AXII engine. Includes manual but not the original box. Description below:
- No scratches, blemishes, and mounting holes are not enlarged.
- Thread locking...
Forum: Marketplace
06-14-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,667
Posted By hsukaria

I am interested in the Fox Hawk 60. Still...

I am interested in the Fox Hawk 60. Still available? Price? Thx
Forum: Glow Engines
05-22-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5,153
Views: 372,207
Posted By hsukaria

I need some advice on my Fox 45 beater engine. I...

I need some advice on my Fox 45 beater engine. I noticed a little slop between the rod to crankpin. I measured about 0.01 inch of play. Is that a problem? Should I get a new rod, assuming one can...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-22-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5,153
Views: 372,207
Posted By hsukaria

I think the tilt-up mufflers were meant for side...

I think the tilt-up mufflers were meant for side or inverted mounting. Tilt-up mufflers might not be good if the engine is mounted upright because it causes accumulation of exhaust fluids in it.
I...
Forum: Marketplace
05-14-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,667
Posted By hsukaria

Is the Cox Medallion still available? If yes, is...

Is the Cox Medallion still available? If yes, is it RC or control line? Also, what would you want for it, including shipping to Detroit, MI? Thanks.
Forum: Marketplace
05-10-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By hsukaria

Do you come by Detroit Metro sometimes? I live...

Do you come by Detroit Metro sometimes? I live in Dearborn and work in Plymouth. That would save me the shipping cost.
Forum: Glow Engines
05-03-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 190,206
Posted By hsukaria

The only glow RC airplane engines I know still in...

The only glow RC airplane engines I know still in production are OS, K&B, Novarossi, and Jett. Am I missing anybody?

Sad times for glow engines.
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