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Forum: Glow Engines
07-19-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,631
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: What glow engine would you choose

gms .47, its just so reliable and throttles so well, idles at 1800 with 0% nitro...just a great all around engine
i like the supertigre 51 for its transition speed and the mag 52 for its top end...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-17-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: prop 55ax at 4500 feet

11x5 is what i would try first
12x4 next
Forum: Glow Engines
07-16-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: plug and play onboard glow system

Too bad they are more expensive (with shipping), probably aren’t made in the USA, and don’t come with a battery :D :)
Forum: Glow Engines
07-16-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: plug and play onboard glow system

Hello everyone
This weekend I sold my stock of onboard glow systems locally, so no online postings yet, if you would like to reserve an onboard glow please email me at [email protected] ....
Forum: Glow Engines
07-13-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: plug and play onboard glow system

The “AutoDetect version” will…..AutoDetect it….This is why the throttle must be at idle when the plane is turned on

The “simple version” uses a switch to reverse it

I designed a...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-10-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: plug and play onboard glow system

Arming works :D
I also developed a simple version that does not include arming, or “ glow off for engine kill”
The simple version does not rely on the initial throttle position to initialize...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-03-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: plug and play onboard glow system

I will post them for sale on the rcu market this weekend, finishing up testing, so far everything has been holding up.

Everything will be customizable so just let me know what you want
Forum: Glow Engines
06-29-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,673
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: Airplanes for Magnum .52 FS

i have one on a great planes rapture...... it is a very heavy plane (6 pounds or so because of rebuilds), it is underpowered (vertically) but with a mas 11x7 prop it moves as fast as it use to with a...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-26-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: plug and play onboard glow system

Not a bad idea, simple and effective.
How do you like the overall design/operation I assume you watched the video?
Forum: Glow Engines
06-26-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: plug and play onboard glow system

I use a small wheel collar with a plastic spacer between it and the plug, then a “washer crimp” (for lack of a better term) that connects to the case (look at pics)
The wire is plenty...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-26-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: plug and play onboard glow system

pics and video (without enclosure)

http://youtu.be/36xQd6zgVtA
Forum: Glow Engines
06-26-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: plug and play onboard glow system

Multi engine price is $5 for each additional cylinder (this includes a slightly bigger battery)
So $35 for twin, $40 for tri, $45 for quad….ect
Forum: Glow Engines
06-25-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: plug and play onboard glow system

How important is “arming” ??? I could program it to do




I made sure to take care of that in the circuitry (filter) and codeing, the cutoff (when throttling up) and turn on (when...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-25-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: plug and play onboard glow system

Here is an update everyone
I just finished programming v 1.0, here is how it works.
When you turn on your receiver, device powers on and waits 5 seconds for tx to bind
After the 5 seconds it...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-23-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: Breaking in Magnum FS

just run it on 15% or drop the os down to 10% doesnt really make a difference. you wont damage the engine wither way
Forum: Glow Engines
06-23-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By jimmyjames213

plug and play onboard glow system

I’ve designed a plug and play onboard glow system, all you have to do is plug the “system” into your throttle channel like a normal servo, then plug your throttle servo into the onboard glow...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-04-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,664
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: Am I the only one.....

i have problems every now and then but it works for the most part. That being said with so little posting going on i do not come here often
Forum: RC Fuels
02-28-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 26,244
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: Synthetic oils soluble in methanol besides klotz?

http://www.robertskartshop.com/p/oil_engine/Thor-L.html , i use this, i would not call it "high quality" but the engines run fine on a 50/50% synthetic/castor mix, costs me about 7 bucks a gallon for...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-22-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,461
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: HELP with Magnum XL 46

what is your history tuneing engines? what engines do you normally run? this will help us know if it is tuneing or engine problems
Forum: Glow Engines
02-15-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,513
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: ASP 25 nitro engine

magnum/asp/evo engines run just fine, they leak more than os engines due to tolerance issues but they run great and throttle well. They run better on smaller props and love castor oil
i have ten or...
02-13-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: A123 battery break in

if you had to "break in" a123 cells this would be new to me, i would just charge them slowly on the life setting and stick with that
Forum: Glow Engines
02-13-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,829
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: How worn is this piston? Updated w/pictures

that is not a big deal, just castor stains, shouldnt effect the running
Forum: Kit Building
02-13-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,500
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: Gray Beard needs our prayers

I appreciate all you do on the forums and for this hobby, get well soon.
Forum: Beginners
02-08-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,757
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: Which lipo for driving a starter?

they will work just fine
Forum: Beginners
02-06-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,691
Posted By jimmyjames213

RE: Should I Quit

i highly recommend the dynaflite butterfly http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXYXJ4&P=0
put an asp .12 on it, plenty of power http://www.hobbypartz.com/72p-12a.html
it flies very...
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