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  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-22-2014, 05:11 PM
    Truckracer replied to a thread What is a BME50? in Gas Engines
    The BME 50 was a conversion of the ECHO 50 engine and was marketed by ....... yup, BME. Go here: http://www.bmeengine.com/
    5 replies | 152 view(s)
  • Duayne P's Avatar
    10-21-2014, 10:30 PM
    Has anyone seen this or tried using this. Some one is selling Carbon fiber prop for the Reduction drive for the Byron P-51. Asking $40 per blade...
    548 replies | 21474 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-21-2014, 09:31 PM
    Anyone have a carbon fiber wing tube or landing gear for an old V-1 Extra 300 Special? I'm still flying one of these (still love the old bird) but...
    1 replies | 33 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-20-2014, 09:42 AM
    Truckracer replied to a thread DLE 35 surging in Gas Engines
    Sorry, I rarely use a tach on sport engines so I'm not a good one to ask. Maybe someone else will chime in with an answer.
    24 replies | 556 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-20-2014, 09:26 AM
    Truckracer replied to a thread Engine too long in Gas Engines
    There are quite a few different standoffs available including DA, SMB, Horizon / Evolution, etc. just to mention a few. You can even make them...
    4 replies | 206 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 09:28 PM
    Truckracer replied to a thread DLE 35 surging in Gas Engines
    Most would consider the 18-8 a bit on the small side for that engine with a 19-8, 20-6, 18-10 being more common.
    24 replies | 556 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 09:26 PM
    Truckracer replied to a thread DLE 35 surging in Gas Engines
    Yes, most of the DLE carbs already have the metal fuel and where necessary, pressure pulse nipples. Regardless of plastic or metal construction, they...
    24 replies | 556 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 06:15 PM
    Truckracer replied to a thread DLE 35 surging in Gas Engines
    No, can't unscrew as it it a press fit in the carb body. When replacement is needed, I usually replace with the all metal Walbro fuel fitting...
    24 replies | 556 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 05:57 PM
    Truckracer replied to a thread Dle 120 in Gas Engines
    Well we know the DLE has performance comparable to other 120 class engines, within a few hundred RPM one way or the other. They all turn pretty much...
    21 replies | 761 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 02:48 PM
    Truckracer replied to a thread Dle 120 in Gas Engines
    The only thrust measurement I would trust would be the one I did myself. And I wouldn't care much about that as how it pulls the plane is the only...
    21 replies | 761 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 11:24 AM
    Truckracer replied to a thread Dle 120 in Gas Engines
    My choice would be the 120 over the old Brison 6.4. Main reason ... torque! The 120 will be happier turning a larger diameter prop than the Brison...
    21 replies | 761 view(s)
  • Duayne P's Avatar
    10-18-2014, 09:33 PM
    Was wondering if someone knew the main difference between the Byron retracts and the Robart retracts. Is there a significance in size and a lot to...
    548 replies | 21474 view(s)
  • rcwarbirdbuilder's Avatar
    10-18-2014, 10:16 AM
    Wing is coming along good, glued in the shear webs, l.e and sheeting the wing front and center.
    14 replies | 373 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-17-2014, 09:47 PM
    Truckracer replied to a thread Fuel filters? in Gas Engines
    I certainly agree about doing things in different ways all with success. That is the nature of our hobby. Regarding the vent line, yes it is in dirty...
    26 replies | 705 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-17-2014, 09:17 PM
    Truckracer replied to a thread Fuel filters? in Gas Engines
    I don't use any filters in the airplane except the screen in the carb. I filter the fuel before it goes in the tank and that is all. I inspect the...
    26 replies | 705 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-16-2014, 06:39 PM
    Well that replacement muffler would probably be quieter than the original one! That is a plus in my book. My stock mufflers just take up space,...
    7 replies | 216 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-15-2014, 08:59 PM
    Truckracer replied to a thread BME 58 Extreme in Gas Engines
    While you can control the temperature of a gas engine with mixture to some degree, cooling airflow through the cylinder fins is the main source of...
    156 replies | 16084 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-15-2014, 04:37 PM
    Truckracer replied to a thread Ignition battery in Gas Engines
    I had seen that modification before somewhere. Made sense though as all that needed to be done was to get power from the receiver lead to the power...
    36 replies | 1116 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-15-2014, 11:21 AM
    Truckracer replied to a thread Ignition battery in Gas Engines
    Last I knew, Syssa was selling the Tech Aero IBEC.
    36 replies | 1116 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-14-2014, 08:43 AM
    Kinda like an oil thread! ;)
    34 replies | 1138 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-13-2014, 03:30 PM
    Truckracer replied to a thread Ignition battery in Gas Engines
    I like the Tech Aero IBEC as suggested by Speedracer. Going on three seasons using several of them with zero problems. Was a die hard separate...
    36 replies | 1116 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-13-2014, 01:29 PM
    I've added "C" clips to throttle shafts to accomplish the same thing. Also used bushings placed over the throttle shaft between the throttle arm and...
    34 replies | 1138 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-13-2014, 01:25 PM
    Well this will be one of the very few times I disagree with you and then only partly. Agree though, quite a few Walbro carbs use "C" clips or other...
    34 replies | 1138 view(s)
  • rcwarbirdbuilder's Avatar
    10-13-2014, 11:52 AM
    (1)- I have cut the left center wing section from the wing panel shown, and also cut the the right wing center section out from the right wing panel....
    14 replies | 373 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-13-2014, 09:34 AM
    You can easily move up in pitch and/or diameter for that engine. Common props for the 35 are 19-8, 20-6 or if speed is required the 18-10. The 18-8...
    11 replies | 250 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-12-2014, 01:56 PM
    I've done the tests and leaving the spring connected places such a small load on the servo it isn't even worth a consideration. For me there are...
    34 replies | 1138 view(s)
  • Props4ever's Avatar
    10-11-2014, 09:37 AM
    HI There, I have a technical question for you during your wing rebuild time. I'm rebuilding a left outer wing of similar H9 Spitfire 60 and have...
    8 replies | 504 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-08-2014, 10:24 AM
    If you can tolerate the weight, I like the spring starters on the Zenoahs! Just don't overwind them as you will overstress and distort the spring....
    4 replies | 195 view(s)
  • Truckracer's Avatar
    10-08-2014, 09:16 AM
    Truckracer replied to a thread Gas engine Question in Gas Engines
    The 50 would be too much weight and power for the 260. That plane is built quite light and just would not take the extra punishment (vibration) the...
    13 replies | 540 view(s)
  • rcwarbirdbuilder's Avatar
    10-06-2014, 09:56 AM
    Back working on the fuselage, used 1/4" and 3/8" balsa so I have lot of material to curve and shape the front.. Took some 1" blue foam and using...
    14 replies | 373 view(s)
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