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05-13-2020, 10:59 PM
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Posted By GREG DOE

Good epoxy resin as well!

Good epoxy resin as well!
Forum: Glow Engines
05-11-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By GREG DOE

Yes,today's technology would use metal shims....

Yes,today's technology would use metal shims. Engines built 40+ years ago had composition gaskets. Many of the engines I ran in the 60's 70's and early 80's had composition gaskets. K&B (Green Heads)...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-10-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By GREG DOE

Some people will lower the head by turning the...

Some people will lower the head by turning the head, or sleeve down, and then shim it back to there preferred head clearance.
05-10-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By GREG DOE

Just as a side note this thread is for...

Just as a side note this thread is for "composites fabrication and repair". That would be, how to repair and make fiberglass, and carbon fiber parts? The starter battery pack subject has been covered...
05-09-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By GREG DOE

You could go back with NiCads, or NIHM's but most...

You could go back with NiCads, or NIHM's but most people today use LiPo's. If you want to stick with NiCads check out your local Batteries & Bulbs, or check out Amazon. There's a lot of info on the...
Forum: Kit Building
04-26-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By GREG DOE

Unfortunately the covering that The World Models...

Unfortunately the covering that The World Models uses can have problems de-laminating. It's also a low-temp film, and the heat range between where the glue softens, and the film shrinks, is very...
03-26-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By GREG DOE

I have a Sullivan HI-TORQUE (yellow plastic)...

I have a Sullivan HI-TORQUE (yellow plastic) starter, and my son has a DYNATRON. Both are on LiPo's. Can't remember what battery he has, but mine is a 4S 2700mah. They will start all our .40 size...
Forum: Control Lines
03-09-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By GREG DOE

I recommend you contact your AMA district VP Jay...

I recommend you contact your AMA district VP Jay Marsh. He is an old controline flyer, and being your district VP would probably know if there is anyone near you who is flying controline.
03-02-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By GREG DOE

The best and easiest solution is Braided Biaxial...

The best and easiest solution is Braided Biaxial Sleeve. There are a lot of choices in fiberglass, and several in carbon.
I wrap my mandrel with nylon vacuum bagging material and then slide the...
11-07-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,041
Posted By GREG DOE

AMA Museum, Muncie IN

AMA Museum, Muncie IN
Forum: Glow Engines
10-27-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 390,271
Posted By GREG DOE

Lustrox is a fine lapping compound. You could...

Lustrox is a fine lapping compound. You could certainly give it a try. It might take a lot of spinning. I wouldn't recommend poring in the venuri of a running engine though. Too much collateral...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-27-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 390,271
Posted By GREG DOE

Before doing the following be certain that all...

Before doing the following be certain that all the thin shims, and spacers , if there are any, are in their proper location on the shaft. Then see if the shaft will rotate without the prop mounted....
Forum: Control Lines
10-11-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 28,521
Posted By GREG DOE

Sparky, We need to do some control line after one...

Sparky, We need to do some control line after one of our races. If you bring one, I'll being one. It'll be famous Sparky, and famous Greg!
Forum: Glow Engines
09-23-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,801
Posted By GREG DOE

11/6 is a lot of prop. That said, your change is...

11/6 is a lot of prop. That said, your change is too dramatic to be the prop. I'd look again at the fuel system. A leaking muffler could lower the muffler pressure. A hung up (stuck) clunk line is a...
08-28-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,650
Posted By GREG DOE

I resemble that remark!

I resemble that remark!
08-21-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,650
Posted By GREG DOE

I know your pain! I now hide my own Easter eggs....

I know your pain! I now hide my own Easter eggs. Life is so much fun. This model airplane thing might take off too!
Replies: 3
Views: 1,130
Posted By GREG DOE

Batteries And Bulbs will make you a pack, but...

Batteries And Bulbs will make you a pack, but they will probably have to reuse your connector (plug).
08-10-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 985
Posted By GREG DOE

Heat. Start out gently. It's probably polyester...

Heat. Start out gently. It's probably polyester instead of epoxy, but it should soften enough so that you can reshape it. Be careful you don't scorch the paint. I've had success using a covering heat...
08-05-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,789
Posted By GREG DOE

You can buy new ones from Sullivan.

You can buy new ones from Sullivan.
Forum: Scale Racing
07-26-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By GREG DOE

The Little Toni, the Minnow, and the Ballerina...

The Little Toni, the Minnow, and the Ballerina (the Cosmic Wind airplanes) all had full canopies, and no "turtle decks".
This is kind of an old thread, going back almost 6 years? Bridi did have a...
Forum: Scale Racing
07-25-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,507
Posted By GREG DOE

There is no place in this hobby for "dead beats"....

There is no place in this hobby for "dead beats". This kind of behavior disgusts me. My AMA membership goes back 61 years, and in that time I've only heard of this happening a couple of times, but...
Forum: Control Lines
07-03-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,837
Posted By GREG DOE

" they are a brilliant creation for ARF...

" they are a brilliant creation for ARF manufacturers". The discovery and application of DMD (Dacron, Mylar, Dacron) came from Gail Helms, Steve Helm's dad. I like them for RC applications, but not...
Forum: Control Lines
05-24-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,515
Posted By GREG DOE

Pistol grip car transmitters.

Pistol grip car transmitters.
05-05-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,084
Posted By GREG DOE

+1 to what Scott said.Looks to me like a hybrid...

+1 to what Scott said.Looks to me like a hybrid fun fly airplane.
Forum: Q-500 Racing
05-01-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By GREG DOE

110 deg.

110 deg.
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