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05-12-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,324
Posted By Tee Bee

Wow, I forgot about this oldie. Haven't spent...

Wow, I forgot about this oldie. Haven't spent much time here in a while. Seems all the action has moved to the "other" group. Here's some of the .010 stuff I've been playing with lately:
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03-18-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,236
Posted By Tee Bee

I have a couple of tbose mounts but never felt...

I have a couple of tbose mounts but never felt comfortable enough to put one on a plane and fly it. Always felt the canister might snap off during a landing plus it has too much excess weight and...
03-17-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,236
Posted By Tee Bee

The 1oz tanks that Cox Int sells would be a good...

The 1oz tanks that Cox Int sells would be a good option. I've heard good things about them but haven't stalled one of mine yet. I have been using 1oz Sullivan round tanks for years with good...
02-14-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,126
Posted By Tee Bee

Sharkface

I just finished building this Sharkface and flew it today. Originally designed by Eric Clutton in the mid-60s for pulse rudder-only RC, mine has modern radio gear with elevator and rudder servos. It...
12-02-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 29,019
Posted By Tee Bee

Still having fun with this airplane! Here's some...

Still having fun with this airplane! Here's some crummy iphone video shot from a distance this morning at our local club field. Not the best video quality but it does show the overall performance...
12-02-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

Thanks Steve! I'm sorry it took so many years to...

Thanks Steve! I'm sorry it took so many years to get done. I got a little frustrated/intimidated with it back in 2012, wondering how to make it all fit together, look like the drawings, and...
12-01-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

Thanks for the data. Yep, a bit rich on that...

Thanks for the data. Yep, a bit rich on that run. Ended up snuffing it out with low throttle. Following runs were better.
12-01-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

I went back out for more test flying this morning...

I went back out for more test flying this morning after working the night shift. After the previous flights, the engine seemed to be running stronger today and more consistent with some break-in. I...
12-01-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

Due to the previously mentioned issues with the...

Due to the previously mentioned issues with the engine not developing full power with the throttle sleeve attached, a handful of test flights were conducted on Monday morning without the sleeve....
11-25-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

Gotcha. Definitely close to c-clip but there is...

Gotcha. Definitely close to c-clip but there is room to remove some material if i can find the right tool to get in there.

Not gonna worry too much about the handling until I can fly it again with...
11-25-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

"same height but a tad shorter" ? :) same width? ...

"same height but a tad shorter" ? :) same width?

The ports match at the bottom but the cylinder port is taller than the sleeve port. They look the same width to the my questionable naked eye. ...
11-25-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

I know the throttle sleeve port is supposed to be...

I know the throttle sleeve port is supposed to be smaller but...this much smaller?
11-25-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

Another update: While on a break from work, I...

Another update: While on a break from work, I installed the throttled cylinder on a different engine with the same lackluster results. I then removed the throttle sleeve and tried it again. Bingo!...
11-25-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

Well, I spent some time tinkering wih the .020. ...

Well, I spent some time tinkering wih the .020. Replaced or swapped most every part. Added a backplate gasket. When compared to my strong runners, the only noticeable difference was that this one...
11-25-2017, 01:54 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

Yep. I am suspecting air leakage somewhere. I...

Yep. I am suspecting air leakage somewhere. I had very limited time to troubleshoot it due to my work schedule and end of daylight. I hadn't really planned to fly it so soon. It was all on a whim....
11-24-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

Good news and not-so-good news. Engine testing...

Good news and not-so-good news. Engine testing was lackluster. I had gone through this engine beforehand and used the best of all my TD .020 parts. I found it difficult to start but finally got it...
11-22-2017, 03:42 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

She's finished! Glued the canopy on with Pacer...

She's finished! Glued the canopy on with Pacer Formula 560 Canopy Glue. After it dried, I applied a bead of clear silicone around the edge for good measure to keep fuel creep out. The local...
11-17-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

Yep. I've adjusted the snap ring close enough...

Yep. I've adjusted the snap ring close enough for starters but it will surely need a little tweaking. I've got a TD .049 and .09 flying with the same setup and they also took a little time to sort...
11-17-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

Still a small bit to do on it. Unfortunately, my...

Still a small bit to do on it. Unfortunately, my vacation time is over and I refurn to my 12hr shifts today. It was having some downtime for family stuff, modeling, and quite a bit of RC flying...
11-17-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

Got everything fuel-proofed with Z-Poxy Finishing...

Got everything fuel-proofed with Z-Poxy Finishing Resin. 1/2oz fuel tank and 400mah NiMH battery installed up front. That was some fiddly small pumbing to negotiate! Radio gear installed. Tail...
11-14-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

Ten fo!

Ten fo!
11-14-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

Thanks! This is a post-war Reno race edition. ...

Thanks! This is a post-war Reno race edition. Besides, haven't you heard hiw dangerous guns are?
11-14-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

Thanks Patrick! The canopy didn't tint as much...

Thanks Patrick! The canopy didn't tint as much as I wanted but that's life. I will probably install it last. Yesterday I fuel-proofed the wood with Z-Poxy Finishing Resin. Today, I bound the...
11-13-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

Yes sir. Will rubber mount all the servos. I...

Yes sir. Will rubber mount all the servos. I often use "slivers" of fuel tubing on the mounting screws. :)
11-13-2017, 04:08 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,910
Posted By Tee Bee

The Russians are coming! Guard the ballot boxes!

The Russians are coming! Guard the ballot boxes!
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