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Member postings for Manish Chandrayan

Here is a list of all the postings Manish Chandrayan has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.

Thread: Silicon fuel tube rotting?
08/08/2019 12:52:36
Posted by ROSS MANSELL 1 on 08/08/2019 10:13:31:

TYGON appears to be the scientific tube that is impervious to fuels/oils etc...expensive.. Its yellow in colour and has the name every 300mm down the tube to show its genuine.

I have had that stuff rot in pack. The pack had slimy precipitation at the bottom and all over the tube. Instead of investigating what it was I preferred to throw it all off. That stuff will also harden over time when in contact with petrol. Ultimately started using either Viton or PU type petrol tubing

Thread: Petrol to glow
06/08/2019 12:46:59

In short, Yes!

Unless the bung, pipes etc are compatible with both glow fuel and petrol

Thread: Falcon Aviation
02/08/2019 09:23:27
Posted by Paul Marsh on 02/08/2019 08:44:00:

I work for Falcon. Don't think Richard has a spare cowl, as the ARTF's were done years ago, and i unlikely that there would be one lying around.
Give him a call. He has a mill for his business premises, around the corner from the above address.

Hello Paul

Would Falcon be able to supply a set of wing tubes and phenolics for Tony Nijhuis 13 feet Wellington?

Thread: Moon landing
22/07/2019 10:35:26

And we have just now sent off another rocket with a Lunar rover wink

Thread: Powerbox Gemini 2
21/07/2019 19:27:35
Posted by Paul Bromley on 21/07/2019 18:58:51:

Damn now I need to buy lipos instead of the life I have just bought ! Thanks Manish.

Unless you are using high voltage servos and the model requires all that torque why not go ahead and use the LiFe?

21/07/2019 18:28:18
Posted by Don Fry on 21/07/2019 17:39:52:

Even more stupid while we are at it, what does a power box do? Ditto re the simple days. While I do use solid state switches nowadays.

It's a regulated switch made by power box. Gemini indicates twin input and output (the do have single switches as well). Advantage being the switch fails open in case of component failure and no moving/sliding parts

21/07/2019 18:25:50

No it will not/ can not step up the voltage from 6.6 to 7.4v.

Thread: The thread for your subscriber questions and queries **please do not start a new thread**
16/07/2019 10:49:24

Thank you David. Have responded to your PM

Thread: Looking for prop nut manufacturer
14/07/2019 05:10:43

I would be interested too.

14/07/2019 05:10:29

I would be interested too.

Thread: The thread for your subscriber questions and queries **please do not start a new thread**
11/07/2019 14:26:00

Hello David and Beth

Once again I am a subscriber! Does cost a bit more to subscribe overseas but noting like holding the mag and reading through.

Can I request that the subscription be started with the Aug 2019 issue please? The one that has the Sedbergh plan?

Thread: TN large scale Wellington Bomber
27/06/2019 11:06:08
Posted by Wingman on 27/06/2019 10:08:46:

Met a gentleman at Weston Park show who is going to put 2 Saito 33R3 engines into the Wellington he is building - reckon that will sound almost scale!

The new UMS 55cc 5 cylinder petrol being retailed by Morris should be even better for scale sound. But in the interests of economy I would keep mine to two stroke petrol smiley

27/06/2019 09:31:15

Have got down a pair of retracts from Unitracts. Fantastic service and solidly madethumbs up

26/06/2019 19:25:17

Steve from LMA did an article on the Wellington for the LMA Journal. Anyone have a copy they could share?

26/06/2019 19:23:59

No doubt 2xLasers are going to sound fantastic. I was looking at the DLE 20 since my local seller had the 20 in stock. For the DLE 30 or the Zenoah 26 I will have to get them from abroad.

Lasers are another option but want to go petrol route. If only Jon could release the 180 petrol

26/06/2019 17:01:54

Hello!again Scott

Contemplating on the power plants for the Wellington. What engines did you use?

I was thinking of using 2 x DLE 20's but Mr.TN advised against that plan. Probably will have t get 2 x 30cc DLE's

Thread: More good service from Just Engines
21/06/2019 19:14:16

Ditto on excellent service from JEN from an overseas customer

Thread: 9CAP Replacement LCD
21/06/2019 09:10:26

Singahobby responded today morning that it's out of production and also not in stock.

Awaiting response from Futaba

20/06/2019 13:18:37
Posted by Braddock, VC on 20/06/2019 13:09:43:

Why not go straight to futaba?

nerd Already mailed them a query

20/06/2019 13:05:22

Thank you Alan. Will anyway drop in an email to Singapore hobbies and see what they say

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