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Forum: Glow Engines
05-29-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 549
Posted By jameighan

If you measure the thickness of the "O" ring and...

If you measure the thickness of the "O" ring and the diameter with a metric scale, you will find them on the McMaster Carr web site. You would have to buy a package of many "O" rings, but they are...
03-29-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By jameighan

I think that the only way one can get more mAhr...

I think that the only way one can get more mAhr out of the cell without changing it's enclosure size is to increase the surface area of the cell electrodes by utilizing thinner electrode foil and...
01-05-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By jameighan

Guys, I replace the "O" rings every 5 years or...

Guys,
I replace the "O" rings every 5 years or so. I purchase them at my local ACE Hardware store.
FYI,
Jim Meighan
Forum: Glow Engines
12-23-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 119,801
Posted By jameighan

Members, It gets down to the right tool for the...

Members,
It gets down to the right tool for the job. This time I utilized a heat gun with a small nozzle that was designed for shrink fit tubing. The wrap-around nozzle fit over the rockers and...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-23-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 979
Views: 119,801
Posted By jameighan

Guys, Many thanks for your info. While I have...

Guys,
Many thanks for your info. While I have applied heat to the head, I should have put it in a controlled environment and let it sit for a long period of time. I just don't want to apply a lot of...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-22-2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 979
Views: 119,801
Posted By jameighan

OS FT-300 ISSUE Members, I now own a OS...

OS FT-300 ISSUE
Members,
I now own a OS FT-300 ( S/N approx. 3,500 ) that has very low run time, but has been stored for 15 plus years. It's very tight and may have to change the bearings. The...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-07-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 312,616
Posted By jameighan

One of my Enya VT-240's is on a 28% Sopwith Pup...

One of my Enya VT-240's is on a 28% Sopwith Pup weighing approx. 25 pounds. It has 2500 sq inches of lifting surface and it flies great. With 20/20 fuel and a Master Airscrew Classic prop of 20-8, I...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-14-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By jameighan

Contact the Radio Control Hall of Fame and donate...

Contact the Radio Control Hall of Fame and donate your vintage American made stuff to them. http://rchalloffame.org/index.html They will pay the postage and this stuff will be on line or at the...
04-03-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 93,564
Posted By jameighan

Many of Keith's large scale airplanes can be...

Many of Keith's large scale airplanes can be viewed on our club site. www.mcrcs.com (http://www.mcrcs.com)
Jim Meighan
02-02-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,331
Posted By jameighan

Members, I have utilized the K&S wire bending...

Members,
I have utilized the K&S wire bending tool for many years and have taken it to the next step. All of my large size music wire bending is now performed on a 3/8" thick aluminum plate. Draw...
Forum: Kit Building
01-18-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 238,347
Posted By jameighan

Guys, I have been utilizing 1/2" Homasote since...

Guys,
I have been utilizing 1/2" Homasote since 1965 attached to the top of 3/4" 4x8 plywood with sheetrock screws. You can get 10 to 15 years use out of the Homasote wall board and install a new...
08-14-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,705
Posted By jameighan

Members, I have solved my airbleed issue with...

Members,
I have solved my airbleed issue with the Enya VT-240 engine. With the airbleed adjustment screws set to 2 1/2 ccw, my idle is now 1.2 K rpm and the max is 6.5 K rpm. I'm utilizing a 20-8...
Forum: Kit Building
02-14-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 151,595
Posted By jameighan

RE: Concept Fleet Biplane

Ray,
I've posted these RPM numbers before with the Enya VT-240. I purchased this engine as a basket case and did 100% rebuild when you could still purchase parts from MRC many years ago. Anyhow,...
Forum: Kit Building
02-13-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 151,595
Posted By jameighan

RE: Concept Fleet Biplane

Ray,
Did you use a keep alive glo driver on the VT-240? I'm using one on my VT-240 and it's turning a Master Airscrew Classic prop 20-8 with 20/20 fuel. I have to review the log book for high end...
Forum: Kit Building
02-13-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 151,595
Posted By jameighan

RE: Concept Fleet Biplane

Ray,
Sorry I missed your reply. I'm utilizing an Enya VT-240 with the 2 tank set-up in a 28% size Sopwith Pup and R120 mufflers on each half with seperate fueler valves for each tank.
The...
Forum: Kit Building
02-01-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 151,595
Posted By jameighan

RE: Concept Fleet Biplane

Ray,
I have been utilizing two seperate 14 oz fuel tanks with my Enya VT-240 ( 1 tank per cylinder ) and it has been flawless operation. I also use Enya R120 mufflers with the pressure tap going...
11-06-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,705
Posted By jameighan

RE: Plane suggestion for an Enya VT-240

Is it possible for you to tell me the setting of the airbleed adjustment screws on the VT-240 carbs? My VT-240 airbleed setting is still at 50% open and the idle is too marginal even with a glo...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-03-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 312,616
Posted By jameighan

RE: Club Enya

rrengineer,
I just checked my log book from 2007 and found the test stand results with the rebuilt Enya VT-240 at 60 degree F and with a Master Airscrew Classic 20-8 prop. With 10% nitro and 20%...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-03-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 312,616
Posted By jameighan

RE: Club Enya

OK cool dudes,
I now have 3 flights on a 28% Sopwith Pup powered via an Enya VT-240 swinging a Master Airscrew 20x8 prop. With 20/20 fuel, it turns 7,400 rpm, but I have not had a chance to...
06-03-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,822
Posted By jameighan

RE: # Everyone-Should Read The following L-I-P-O DISASTER!!!

Members,
A seasoned R/C modeler located here in central New Jersey was charging a Lipo battery pack without the balancer circuits connected in his garage just a few weeks ago and you know what is...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-22-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 109,660
Posted By jameighan

RE: Sig Rascal 110

Fellow members,
I have been flying the Rascal 110 since 2006 with an Enya R120 and the landing gear was my main issue. I fixed the landing gear issue with 3/16 music wire held in place with 5/16...
Forum: Kit Building
01-14-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 97,726
Posted By jameighan

RE: Balsa USA 1/4 Sopwith Pup build

Members,
This is just a general post in reference to the 1/4 scale Balsa USA Sopwith PUP. Many of my fellow club members have been flying the 1/4 scale PUP for the last 10 years or so.

I...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-29-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 109,660
Posted By jameighan

RE: Sig Rascal 110

Members,
I have been flying the Sig Rascal 110 with an Enya R120 for the last 5 years and this is my first ARF. The only problem that I had was the landing gear assembly and the light weight...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-11-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 312,616
Posted By jameighan

RE: Club Enya

You will find that the fuel draw sharing problem is solved by using 2 smaller fuel tanks with 1 fuel tank per cylinder. I still utilize the exhaust pressure tap to feed each fuel tank. It's simpler...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-17-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 312,616
Posted By jameighan

RE: Club Enya

tiffitech
The valves utilized in the Enya VT-240 have the same part number as the valves on the 120C and the 90C.
FYI,
Jim Meighan
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