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Forum: Glow Engines
12-01-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 20,448

Worthy idea, just the circuit for limiting the...

Worthy idea, just the circuit for limiting the output volatge to work out.....perhaps a resistor in series after determining the current, or a zener diode??
Forum: Glow Engines
11-30-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 20,448

I think they're worth it, although I have only...

I think they're worth it, although I have only one, on a twin engine model, two ASP .61 four strokes.

If you mix your own fuel, accurately, and it's fresh, an engine failure almost certainly won't...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-30-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9,052
Views: 497,597

[QUOTE=ETpilot;12386344]Thanks, I'm hanging in...

[QUOTE=ETpilot;12386344]Thanks, I'm hanging in there but with the holidays it will be a tough period. If I can maintain 215 I'll be happy. To maintain that weight I'll have to go a couple pounds...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-22-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442

Great suggestions guys, and thanks a lot. I...

Great suggestions guys, and thanks a lot.

I took the plunge and pulled the fuel tanks out, and found a tiny split in one of the lines where it slides onto the aluminium tube through the bung, so...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-22-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442

Thanks tailskid, and it's a possibility I had...

Thanks tailskid, and it's a possibility I had covered, but not enacted.

The more I think about the problem, the more convinced I am that it's the fuel system and not the fuel itself.

If the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-22-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442

4 stroke starts but won't run

Hi guys,

I've been out of the hobby for a few years, back in flying electrics a year or so back, and now it's time to resurrect my higher performance nitro engined aircraft.

Apart from some...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-19-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9,052
Views: 497,597

I had a circular slide rule, sometimes known as a...

I had a circular slide rule, sometimes known as a navigation computer. I'm sure it doesn't have all the same functions as the traditional slide rule, logarithmic, etc., but every pilot has used one...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-15-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9,052
Views: 497,597

What is it with these guys who gain some perverse...

What is it with these guys who gain some perverse pleasure from trolling? If they're on a forum, it takes no more to make an intelligent contribution than to troll. Maybe it does take a lot more to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-15-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9,052
Views: 497,597

We were talking about low passes a few pages...

We were talking about low passes a few pages back, so try this one......
...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-22-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9,052
Views: 497,597

Nothing like the throaty sound of a 4 stroke at...

Nothing like the throaty sound of a 4 stroke at high revs on a looooow (down on the deck) run!!
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-22-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9,052
Views: 497,597

Thanks Donny, good to be here. I got back...

Thanks Donny, good to be here.

I got back into the hobby this time with a Hobby King electric foamie, a Walrus https://hobbyking.com/en_us/hobbykingr-tm-walrus-glider-w-flaps-epo-1400mm-pnf.html...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-19-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9,052
Views: 497,597

Taipan Trainer control line was my first with a...

Taipan Trainer control line was my first with a Taipan diesel, I think about 2.5 cc, back in 1961 !!! I was about 11. It didn't last long, but the engine lived on, and was my first when I got...
Replies: 2
Views: 710

Thanks for your detailed response Zeeb.

Thanks for your detailed response Zeeb.
Replies: 2
Views: 710

AR8000 Rx compatible with DX7 Transmitter??

A search doesn't throw up anything on this, so here goes....

I have a Spektrm DX7 radio and a couple of AR7000 receivers, and I can get my hands on a couple of AR8000 receivers at a good price.
...
07-25-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,918

I appreciate this is an old thread, but I've just...

I appreciate this is an old thread, but I've just bought a Bird of Time and intend going straight to E Power, so I'm trawling the threads for tips/ideas.

Thanks for the tip on cooling vents spirit...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-28-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755

Thanks Porcia 83.

Thanks Porcia 83.
Replies: 37
Views: 3,149

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Forum: The Clubhouse
04-19-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755

Not exactly on song with the OP, but I've just...

Not exactly on song with the OP, but I've just bought a Walrus and have a technical question.

I'm getting back into the hobby after a few years out, and a foamy powered glider seemed a fairly...
08-03-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,559

Please disregard the previous post. I finally...

Please disregard the previous post. I finally found it!!
08-03-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,559

I intended starting a new thread for this topic,...

I intended starting a new thread for this topic, but couldn't find a prompt to do so, so here goes.

I've just bought a Real Flight 7 simulator Mode 2 and am in the process of converting it to Mode...
Forum: Seaplanes
05-04-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 46,424

RE: My PBM project

It probably is Bob, but I haven't been idle, building and flying other aircraft. There hasn't been much of that recently though with strong winds for months on end in Melbourne.

Ther is an...
05-04-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,169

RE: Spectrum DX7

Roj's in Fairfield is probably as good a price as you'll get, and sometimes you can screw a discount out of him.

As a side issue, the battery pack that comes with the Soektrum isn't worth...
Forum: Seaplanes
05-04-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 46,424

RE: My PBM project

Thanks Sparkie.

It still hasn't flown, but has been ready to do so for a couple of years. The drought here in southern Australia, the lack of a reasonable expanse of water, the time to get to...
09-12-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,535

RE: Rotary tools.

I agree Robotech, mains voltage with flexible and right angle drives. Great equipment.
09-12-2009, 02:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,535

RE: Rotary tools.

I have a mains power Warrior which is a Chinese Dremel; it accepts all the Dremel accessories and hasn't given me a tap of trouble in the years I've had it. It was about a quarter of the cost of a...
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