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|Thread: for fast electic is supreme|
but with power you can fly any day/where you want, just about
Don't blink youll miss it
|Thread: BMFA Classifieds Registration|
jave you checked your junck mail box?
it get me sometimes by hidng emails i want
|Thread: Delivery time....|
I would contact them through your account/order details with Hk and inquire about it, don't leave it too long.
things do disapear in the post, due to all sorts of reasons
My last orders from Hk I had one from the uk and another from the eu warehouse all done at the same time and both turned up at the same time 2 days later,
|Thread: Leprechaun, a vintage glider|
And here's one on the slope, classic's looking good
Edited By flight1 on 09/04/2019 18:58:34
|Thread: matt fuelproofer|
you could try oracolor 2 part paint you can get it with brushing on hardner or spay hardener and then use the flatting agent to get it mat.
or you could use car 2k paint but comes normaly for spray aplications.
as with all 2k remember to use a good mask with the correct filter.
|Thread: Help please, broken plug cap|
have you contacted these people they might know of a replacment cap to replace the broken one . whole unit £81 otherwise new caps for rcexl rm6 plug are easy to find so why not these?
|Thread: Taping Aileron and Elevator|
I eliminate the 'step movement' by taping both sides just remember to have the surface at full deflection required when running the tape in the internal v part, a bit fiddly but with a bit of practice very doable with the inside i tend not do the whole hing in one piece of tape on the longer surfaces
I have been useing 3M Scotch 371 CLEAR Packing Tape tear resistant and is presure sensitive so once rubed on it realy sticks, not had any problems.
blendrum tairs to easlily for me
But now have started using scotch crystal tape 600 this is good very clear and does not yellow and very good adhesion as well, get it i think you will like it see specs
Edited By flight1 on 03/04/2019 19:32:36
I didn't realize it actually runs or are those settings from previously good running? Does it chuck a prop when you are trying to start or once it has been running? Another factor now the engine is in a cowl could be that it is over heating and with a very rich setting like you mentioned will lead to pre-detonation and with the plastic spinner it cracks loose, make sure you got good baffling in the cowl to direct air flow around the cylinder head.
just some more penny thoughts
hi Rodger what spinner are you using ? I have had it before with a plastic back plate deforming, so it was never tight enough( it seamed so), removed it for a better one and all was good.
i would try it with out the spinner , a fire power 5/6 as the seven is to hot for this engine and have the main needle 2 and 1/4 turned out and the air bleed screw turned virtually all the way in, do this and it will run without throwing the prop nut. Then tune it
Edited By flight1 on 02/04/2019 23:14:57
|Thread: Apache aviation engin mounts|
hi don would like the ones up from the 70 cheers for the offer
hi dennis ebay only have those encapsulated types can't see this type on there
I'll keep looking cheers
|Thread: Exhaust heat shield|
You could try this stuff but I would still have a little gap so air can get by Exhaust Engine Heat Shield Self Adhesive Sheet 500 deg cel
I have thought of using this shield stuff before but have had bigger spacing tp play with,so justed epoxy painted the wood and applied a couple of layers flue foil tape and ducted the air flow to keep things a bit cooler
|Thread: Apache aviation engin mounts|
Hi all, does anyone know where you can get the Old Apache aviation anti vibration engine mounts from or one like them.
i would settle for just the rubber part as can source/make up the metals bits.
please see picture for the type i would like. (don't need the nylon Tee mounts) Cheers
|Thread: C of G|
Yes i was talking about mean aerodynamiccord of the wing. The root cord is very diffent so please don't con fuse these
Well 25% is very far forward and would make it harder to round out on landing. I always start out on 28% on an unknown wing and then work my way back each flight until I is right for me.
On a known section I do 30% to start, so that would be 73.5 going by the cord you have given and yes it is always surprising how big the bit of lead that goes in the nose
so going by your 70mm sound close to ok
Edited By flight1 on 19/03/2019 18:45:23
|Thread: OS 120 strip down problem|
after removing the ptfe bung, find a good quality self tapper that just bites the inner of the gudgeon pin, turn until the pin rotates ( ie screwin with a bit of force) and you will then be able to pull it out. just done a os fs 40 and 60 this way and they were both well gummed in as there was that nasty caster residue due to fuel will caster in it being used for many years.
|Thread: Saito r33|
Two different oils were use, were they mixed or did you swap from using one to another? The oils might not have been compatable so reducing there ability to cool and lube.
I use valvoline Synpower 2t this works better on the four strokes than the other oils as it gets past the cylinder better. I had problems using other oils untill i swaped, they were fine in the 2 strokes, we need a oil expert to tell us why it's so.
|Thread: This is how to launch you glider|
To late allready have
No tug needed
Edited By flight1 on 07/03/2019 17:07:14
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