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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Today, 06:10 AM
    That is my plan Pete, right now money is talking louder than the 1.82, that might change in a couple of days. Gotta get ready for Church, more later.
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:50 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Great Damo! On the actuator all I can do is offer my advice, you can use what you want obviously, but an air ram is overkill and not needed. An air...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:08 PM
    Those are great spinners, I have a couple of the Higley LockLite spinners.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:24 AM
    Dan, I think .010" would almost let the pushrod fall out of the rocker. http://www.horizonhobby.com/propeller-adapt-nut-7-x-1mm-short-dav8710 I...
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    03-27-2015, 06:05 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Damo, yes a standard servo or even a good mini servo will be fine. Using these drawings and my pictures I am sure you can build your own...
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    03-27-2015, 01:31 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Damo, Thanks! I'll post my drawings, that would be the easiest, just give me a bit to scan them.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-27-2015, 05:14 AM
    have never experienced this but if the cause was too little lube, the lobes would be worn off of the cams and the rod bearings would be loose. The...
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    03-27-2015, 04:21 AM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    I've already answered your question! I highly modified my servo mount, you would have to destroy the fuselage to remove the mounting plate. In any...
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    03-27-2015, 04:14 AM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Boy, that is a clean looking hornet! Looks like it can vary quite a bit, I'm going to paint mine like the Canadian one, looks nice and dirty!...
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    03-26-2015, 07:49 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Thanks! It works great, I'm glad I went through the trouble. Right now it just has some white primer on the side pieces, will paint it later. Now I...
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    03-26-2015, 03:23 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Yes she's got a hook! Started with a simple drawing and some double sided copper clad PC board, .040. The larger brass tube is soldered to...
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    03-26-2015, 09:38 AM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Thanks bri, that is the old Royal/Marutaka F4U-1D, only 61" wingspan! I actually made my own pilot, vacuum formed him and I then made a pattern...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-26-2015, 07:07 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    Tim, I didn't think I could use the Enya A3's on the Saito twin unless I used the crab claw connectors Saito provides. My Sonic Tronics twin adapter...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-26-2015, 06:52 AM
    Saito guy's, several years ago I bought a McDaniel/Sonic Tronics glow plug adaper set for twins. It worked perfectly except it could not be used with...
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    03-26-2015, 06:23 AM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    bri6672, that looks really nice. That is something I can always change later, so I'll wait. Keep the pictures coming though, very good to see what...
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    03-25-2015, 09:18 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Some great mods there, on those bigger main wheels, I looked into that but that will raise the a s s of that bird even more! What mods are you...
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    03-25-2015, 08:11 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Thanks and your F-18 is looking great! I was planning on putting as much under the engine hatch as I could also, like how you got the UAT back there!...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-25-2015, 06:20 PM
    Are you setting the LS needle with the HS needle at full peak, if not you'll be chasing the LS needle setting forever. The valve lash has zero effect...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-25-2015, 06:00 PM
    Over revving will also cause that, (probably quicker than too much lash), using the Saitos provided gauge of .0039" will not. Every time I read about...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-25-2015, 03:22 PM
    Yep, the old 302/5 litre is really a 301.44, the new one is 302.5, go figure. The Boss 302 had the Cleveland style heads.
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    03-25-2015, 02:12 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    I had to redo the airlines, especially the old yellow ones, they were so hard they actually cracked in some tight turn areas and would spin on the T...
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    03-25-2015, 11:09 AM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    When I installed the tank fittings I added some Hysol to areas of the tank that appeared to be potential leak areas. When I did the pressure check...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-25-2015, 04:12 AM
    I left one of the reasons for the different thermostat configurations is the Cleveland has a dry manifold, no water flows through it.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-24-2015, 03:33 PM
    Uh Oh Richard, I think I'm in trouble, well only half trouble, I'm a Ford nut and a Saito nut. You have to be aware that a lot of folks who think...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-24-2015, 07:18 AM
    Pete, Interestingly they sealed themselves to the front of the carb, I flared the carb end the same as the front. When I tightened the screws down in...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-24-2015, 05:28 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Fuel Blend in Everything Diesel
    Davey, I'm another Davey, my grandmothers called me that my whole young life. In his instructions for Davis Diesel conversions Mr. Davis advocates...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-22-2015, 06:25 PM
    The TurboHeaders will be mounted when the break in is finished, I'll get numbers from the stock type mufflers first. I seem to only have one cast...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-22-2015, 04:01 PM
    Not much problem with flaming, talking Saito has a calming effect. I've got one of these coming pretty soon. Picture #2 Back to my 1.00 twin, I...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-22-2015, 06:15 AM
    Sorry BJ, I did not mean to mislead, here is a TurboHeader, they are compact, have a neat sound and enhance rpm by 250 to 360 or so. Christian...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-22-2015, 05:42 AM
    Thanks Pete,, I looked up Clarence Lee's test of the 1.00 twin and he got 9,350 rpm with a 14x6, so my 9,605 with a 13.5 x 6 Bolly looks very good. I...
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