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02-03-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Pond Skipper

Mecoa sells spare parts and plugs: ...

Mecoa sells spare parts and plugs:

https://www.mecoa.biz/shopdisplayproducts.asp?id=117





CRANKCASE, ATWOOD SHRIEK .049
02-03-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,669
Posted By Pond Skipper

Here are insights on the .049 in general. ...

Here are insights on the .049 in general.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1277x903/s_l1600_1__8c17a49a80df29311a52717c37e32eee42446703.jpg...
02-02-2020, 01:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,669
Posted By Pond Skipper

Hi Mayfly not sure if you noticed Dan posted that...

Hi Mayfly not sure if you noticed Dan posted that back in 2004.
You can do a search for info on RCU also try RCG and CEF.
01-13-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By Pond Skipper

How you have it will be worth testing prior to...

How you have it will be worth testing prior to flying. I can see the advantages with
refueling and keeping the fuel line from being under the fuselage.
01-13-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By Pond Skipper

The Cruiser Engine has a better crank case buy...

The Cruiser Engine has a better crank case buy that one.
No other difference than the upgraded crank case. Hence
the $5 price increase between the two.

This is a air choke type where the...
01-13-2020, 02:29 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,982
Posted By Pond Skipper

I recently bought another one of these out of the...

I recently bought another one of these out of the case just 4.4g full range RX
No antenna wire big plus. Used with the Nano X at speeds to 147 mph PS,
zero glitches. I have some micro metal gear...
01-13-2020, 02:00 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,982
Posted By Pond Skipper

What is your all up flying weight with the VA...

What is your all up flying weight with the VA .049 engine and pipe?
Yes very lucky to source one they do pop up still in the box but very rare.
146 shipped. I figured the layup will be thin, I...
01-11-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,982
Posted By Pond Skipper

I just bought this the other day being shipped...

I just bought this the other day being shipped out of Canada, after I get my hands on it will decide
engine choice. Not sure how strong the fuselage is.
...
01-09-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,311
Posted By Pond Skipper

Yes been buying from them back when they had 118...

Yes been buying from them back when they had 118 in stock, down to 9 now, I went ahead and bought two more, one for a Norvel .074
I use thick walled silicon tube requires no zip ties ok if retained...
01-06-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By Pond Skipper

Not a thread per say here at least. I have been...

Not a thread per say here at least. I have been using them on .010 and .020 some on .049's
If ABS don''t use carbon blend ok. you want meat at the hub.
Drone prop bench tests and fights here:...
01-06-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,311
Posted By Pond Skipper

There are a few headers made for this class /...

There are a few headers made for this class / case arrangement engine.
Mainly stems from the Chaos 1/16th car and variants. You have the version
that was not threaded I have one but prefer the...
01-05-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,982
Posted By Pond Skipper

Yes must try to record the IC versions of the JMG...

Yes must try to record the IC versions of the JMG projects save for the safe keeping on youtube.
I would hate to see Johns creations not get their recondition so many folks flew them in the past.
A...
01-05-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 50,311
Posted By Pond Skipper

I did a prop test today APC 4.22 x 6.5 hit 164...

I did a prop test today APC 4.22 x 6.5 hit 164 mph pitch speed with a Pofi .8cc tuned pipe see my youtube on the test.
The goal is to bust 200 mph unloaded. Think Mel / Toad pops the bare case and...
01-04-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,982
Posted By Pond Skipper

Today HD sport cameras are cheap 20MP 4K for well...

Today HD sport cameras are cheap 20MP 4K for well under a 100 bucks that and a ball cap and clip on mount
You can save your projects to vid for all to see and enjoy most of all for you to appreciate...
01-04-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,982
Posted By Pond Skipper

Yes can do and field size is a blessing I eat up...

Yes can do and field size is a blessing I eat up sky fast at the speeds reached by learning to improve the props a missing piece of the puzzle for
so many folks trying to fly faster on low pitched...
01-03-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,982
Posted By Pond Skipper

Back cut on the prop has been my solution to keep...

Back cut on the prop has been my solution to keep the speed up and pop on the pipe.
As it is a 4 pitch has limited top speed. I have hit 161 mph pitch speed with a 4.5 but you need 37.7k to pull...
01-01-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,982
Posted By Pond Skipper

Nice Rob, what size prop did you end up with. Man...

Nice Rob, what size prop did you end up with. Man you got to get some modern day HD vid on youtube there is no IC vids other
than a TD .10 version from Tee Bee with a stock prop a historical...
12-28-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,970
Posted By Pond Skipper

Using partial links as youtube is not staying on...

Using partial links as youtube is not staying on the pages.

youtube
watch?v=DXzPWEFNTHE (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXzPWEFNTHE)

youtube
watch?v=UP3I1dvxwNQ...
12-28-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,982
Posted By Pond Skipper

Youtube links are not staying on the pages after...

Youtube links are not staying on the pages after site changes so will post split links

youtube
watch?v=DXzPWEFNTHE...
12-25-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,574
Posted By Pond Skipper

Here is the original posted vid. bring the link...

Here is the original posted vid. bring the link together
posting the full link with no spaces just shows blank space here
Look what I had to do just to get it to show geez..
https://www.
youtube....
12-20-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By Pond Skipper

No. 7 turbo plug for $9.92 - free shipping :)...

No. 7 turbo plug for $9.92 - free shipping :) might be enjoyable for you to have one good setup. ...
12-18-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By Pond Skipper

Touch the needle before flying as you are using...

Touch the needle before flying as you are using diffrent fuel.
Nose high needs to be a hair rich when its on the pipe it draws
more fuel flying.
12-18-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By Pond Skipper

Best Cox engine plug adapter option uses easy to...

Best Cox engine plug adapter option uses easy to source turbo plugs for a quality sealed top end.
Rather than a loss in power this has produced more power than a Nelson plug adapter in my testing....
12-18-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,970
Posted By Pond Skipper

I am using a mowed chunk of city park land about...

I am using a mowed chunk of city park land about two football fields long perfect for anything fast.

The best speeds are obtained at lower rpm with more prop pitch:...
11-25-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,970
Posted By Pond Skipper

Update NANO X / Tee Dee .051 / Profi .8cc...

Update

NANO X / Tee Dee .051 / Profi .8cc Tuned Pipe 25" span / 75 sq. in. / 8.2oz RTF
Peak 33,100 rpm / 141 mph pitch speed reached.
HQ carbon 4x4.5 prop Idle prior to launch idle 7,016 rpm...
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