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04-30-2005, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 28,508
Posted By xvz12

RE: Best material to make a reed valve out of???

Just a quick comment.....most(if not all) reed blocks I've seen have some sort of backer plate to keep the reeds from flexing too far,so they don't create the kind of cracks you're describing....did...
03-27-2005, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,621
Posted By xvz12

RE: RF interference with magneto gasser

Just for kicks & giggles, where did you get the braided tube? I've got a big pink clone in process, & would like to cover the spark plug lead on the Homie I'm planning on using for it.
01-19-2005, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,301
Posted By xvz12

RE: What size Homelite engine do I have?

I have one of these, bought it partially converted as a 25cc, finished it & it runs well, but not nearly as powerful as my newer 25cc Homies. With an 18 x 6, the newer ones will turn 7100 rpm, the...
01-06-2005, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,087
Posted By xvz12

RE: Ryobi 31cc - How do you start it?

If your starter cone is of a standard type, you should be able to pull the rubber center piece out of it, turn it around, & put it back in. This leaves a flat surface with a hole in the middle of it...
10-18-2004, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By xvz12

RE: Engine logo idea RYOBI

LOL!!:D The competition would have to come out with a "HomeFlite" division!!;)
10-11-2004, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By xvz12

RE: Starting Point

Here's another place to start:

http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Lab/6216/webww.html

It is talking about Ryobi engines, but the steps give you the general idea what needs to be done on...
09-27-2004, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By xvz12

RE: homelite flywheel

Talk to Peter Faith at www.wackerengines.com - He'll either sell you one all ready to go, or you can send him yours & he will fix it up. He's a great guy to deal with - both my Homie 25's have...
09-25-2004, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By xvz12

RE: homelite flywheel

What are you using under the flywheel when you are hammering on the pins? I've done two engines, the first one I laid the flywheel on a block of wood, & beat on it til I was blue in the face - then...
09-22-2004, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,330
Posted By xvz12

How much can I trim off Homie 25 fins??

I've got a couple of Homelite 25 cc engines kicking around, waiting for airframes to go into....anyway, looking at these engines, there seems to be WAY more cooling fin area than what would be...
09-04-2004, 09:57 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 62,110
Posted By xvz12

RE: things we say when we crash

This from a buddy years ago in my CL days, when flying on an usused basketball court, I managed to put the Super Cub I was flying thru a basketball hoop: SWOOSH!!! NOTHING BUT NET!!:)
07-17-2004, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,525
Posted By xvz12

RE: Homelite XL Auto Oiling Saw?

I picked up one just like it, already converted, except for the prop adapter, with an aluminum mount(homemade, of course), for , IIRC 12 bucks. I can post a photo of the mount if you'd like. ...
06-27-2004, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,521
Posted By xvz12

RE: Stinger 120 Kit which engine to use?

wldcwbypilot;
I got your email, but when I sent the article to you, it bounced.[:o] Unfortunately, I deleted your email before I got the bounce notification, so I can't try again. Please email me...
06-27-2004, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,521
Posted By xvz12

RE: Stinger 120 Kit which engine to use?

I can no longer find the web page, but I downloaded a great article a while back by Joe Guzzardi entitled "Teaching a Weed Whacker how to Fly". If you'd like, I can email it to you in PDF format. ...
06-12-2004, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By xvz12

RE: Homelite .... again, more pics

Hey, I just got one just like it.....it was already trimmed down, with a homemade aluminum engine mount and twin pipe muffler on it when I got it, I turned down the flywheel, put a larger carb on it,...
06-06-2004, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By xvz12

RE: I need your help on VIibration

Well. if this is so, there's a whole bunch of people out here doing it wrong!!:D Until I started lurking out here, I had no idea how many weedeaters & chainsaws there were flying out there. IMHO,...
05-01-2004, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,467
Posted By xvz12

RE: Frustrated Triton Owner

Been using my Triton for about four months now.....nothing but smiles:D:D:D. I'm using a Cosel R150U power supply that I picked up from www.ramboy.com, & using the optional leads and temp sensor...
04-26-2004, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,225
Posted By xvz12

Echo 45cc - worth messing with?

Hi, all!
I was digging through my shed this evening, & ran across an Echo 452VL chainsaw that I'd completely forgotten I had - from what I've been able to scare up on the 'net, it's a 45cc. As...
04-12-2004, 10:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,956
Posted By xvz12

OT

Hey, Herb!
Love the Big Pink!!!! Any chance of a Giant foamy Seamaster type on the horizon?? Man, oh man, I'd love to see one!
04-10-2004, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By xvz12

RE: Triton Charger

FWIW, you can download the manual here:
http://www.electrifly.com/manuals/gpmm3150-manual.pdf
I've been using my Triton for a couple of months, & still find myself referring to the manual:D
Forum: Seaplanes
04-08-2004, 08:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,989
Posted By xvz12

RE: SEAMASTER???

I've got the plans scaled up all right....just waiting till I get my workshop set up. I've been out of the hobby of about 10 years, & just recently getting back into it. The kids are all out of the...
Forum: Seaplanes
01-18-2004, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,273
Posted By xvz12

RE: SEAMASTER

Yes, I've been in the process of scaling up a set of .40 plans to 120, but only because I understand nobody's offering a 120 sized kit anymore. Please give us some details. Thanks!
Forum: Seaplanes
01-08-2004, 09:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,989
Posted By xvz12

RE: SEAMASTER???

Hi! The leaking & shedding you speak of - is this a trait of the ARF, or Seamasters in general? I'm in the process of scaling up a set of RCM plans to 1.20 size, & i'm trying to soak up as much...
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