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05-17-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,958
Posted By foamcut

RE: Gorilla glue lay up

Gorilla glue (like any polyurethane glue) expands as it cures. This forces the glue into the porous materials in the layup. This helps to prevent voids.I use polyurethane glues in all of my foam...
12-16-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By foamcut

RE: TAIL/ELEVATOR REMOVAL

Try heating the epoxy with your heat gun and it will eventually soften.
11-06-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,433
Posted By foamcut

RE: Lets do a 40cc ryobi conversion!

bilzair,

Did you do the fabrication / welding on that muffler? I looks awesome.
10-22-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,617
Posted By foamcut

RE: Almost Perfection - Scratch Build

The perfection is an excellent airplane. I had one for about a year and kick myself for selling it. This design really convinced me of the value of tip sails / plates on the wingtips..

The...
10-01-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 77,828
Posted By foamcut

RE: GAS/GLOW HOW TO....

Av8tor,

Thanks you for consolidating this into a an easy to follow instruction set.
Your efforts to develop this system (along with others) and your continued efforts to educate are greatly...
09-13-2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,433
Posted By foamcut

RE: Lets do a 40cc ryobi conversion!

Billzare,

That's a nice prop hub. Did you make it? If so how did you bore the taper for the crankshaft end?

Thanks
09-10-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By foamcut

RE: Ryobi 4-troke to glow

Thanks for yourhelp.
09-09-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By foamcut

RE: Ryobi 4-troke to glow

TLAR,

Where did you find the 1/4 NPT fuel line fitting used as a glow adapter?

Thanks
08-14-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,433
Posted By foamcut

RE: Lets do a 40cc ryobi conversion!

I bought a refured version from Amazon.com for $109.
The compression is wicked.

If anyone has a lead on prop adapters let me know.
I'm going to set mine up as gas / glow.

Thanks
08-09-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By foamcut

RE: prop. size

RWB,

Let us know your progress.

What size carb did you use?

Thanks
07-14-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,509
Posted By foamcut

RE: the godfather

Mike,

Tom goes by the user name Tom Perry here on RCU. He used to build large gassers from Husky chainsaws. He sold a few on Ebay as well. He's sometimes know as "The Engine Doctor". I've...
07-12-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,509
Posted By foamcut

RE: the godfather

Ralph Cunningham or Tom Perry
06-08-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 731
Posted By foamcut

RE: need crank welding services for my BME twin

Billzair,

If you have the abiliy to fab a twin crank from two singles I'd be interested as well.
I've got all the components I need to make a twin 50cc engine out of a pair of 25cc engines. I...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-02-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,669
Posted By foamcut

RE: A word about Keith Baker and BME Engines

OK I have to add my input to this thread.

I met Keith and his wife many years ago at a fly-in here in Austin TX. At the time I was new to RC and didn't know much about RC engines. After...
03-22-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,181
Posted By foamcut

RE: has anyone ever tried to convert the Ryobi 990r 4 stroke?

Planepounder,

Where did you find a glow adapter for this engine?

Thanks
03-05-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,138
Posted By foamcut

RE: The sound of twin Ryobi's

Adrian,

That twin looks really great. You've come up with a new approach to the tried and true Ryobi conversion.
Good job!
01-21-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,424
Views: 260,349
Posted By foamcut

RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

Wingspan99,

Wow...that's a great vid!

Let us know how the gas / glow or E85 / glow mix experiments work out.

Thanks
01-02-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,424
Views: 260,349
Posted By foamcut

RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

Did anybody evaluate E85 rather than gas in the gas / glow mix?

Thanks
12-25-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,717
Posted By foamcut

RE: ryobi 4 stroke weight

Dave,

Were you ever able to run the Ryobi 4 stroke on glow or gas / glow?

Thanks
12-09-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 47,317
Posted By foamcut

RE: Echo BME twin

Tim,

Have you tried fitting one of the Mac25 cylinders to the BME case? I tried fitting a cylinder to a case and found that the mounting lugs line up after rotating the cylinder a few degrees....
12-01-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,428
Posted By foamcut

RE: Two homie 25 and a prop driver.

KI8FR,

I think what you've pictured is a belt driven reduction unit. Byron used to make a similar unit to obtain realistic prop size / speed for warbird applications (P51 notably).
11-25-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,206
Posted By foamcut

RE: 4 stroke conversion oiling

A related series of questions might be useful here:

1) Can 4 stroke glow engines (OS, Enya, magnum, YS, etc...) be run inverted?
2) If the answer to #1 is yes due to the oil content of the...
11-02-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,505
Posted By foamcut

RE: mcculloch 28 vs homie 25

Rollmyown,

Once again thank you for sharing your expertise.
10-25-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,505
Posted By foamcut

RE: mcculloch 28 vs homie 25

TKG,

Great idea for the muffler mount...thanks for sharing.
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