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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Today, 04:24 AM
    Pete, what is your daily driver, that picture is not the actual car we're getting, I think it is a dull blue color. At 214,000 miles my ole F150...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:10 AM
    Pete, this 2004 Subaru Forrester will be our next car, the Mitsubishi has 218,000 on the clock and uses considerable oil. The Subaru only has...
    33147 replies | 2001990 view(s)
  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-18-2017, 08:13 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread F104g 1:4 scale in RC Jets
    I got my nose section sheeted, I sanded the nose cone to a more cylindrical shape, looks more scale. The Airworld gear have been used in this...
    82 replies | 12420 view(s)
  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-18-2017, 05:22 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Mousse can logic? in Glow Engines
    Your numbers indicate that with the open pipe, part of the intake charge is following the exhaust out into the pipe. The muffler that is getting the...
    18 replies | 287 view(s)
  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-17-2017, 04:41 AM
    Are you getting the flex with the wing bolts firmly tightened? If not, tighten them and then try it. I used Hysol on the wing tubes in the...
    248 replies | 18137 view(s)
  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-16-2017, 06:04 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread F104g 1:4 scale in RC Jets
    The most fun I've had since the Ziroli Panther is sheeting the F-104 intakes! This is what I got to show for 1 week of work: I'm very...
    82 replies | 12420 view(s)
  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-15-2017, 08:27 AM
    To land one, you simply pulled the throttle back and let it gently settle to ground, I also ran an Enya .46 MKII on one, another great set up.
    2143 replies | 155432 view(s)
  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-15-2017, 07:53 AM
    Thanks H, I did not run it with the baffle, I ran it Fox 15% fuel with 20% castor as you can tell by it's looks. With an11xx6 it is very quick...
    2143 replies | 155432 view(s)
  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-15-2017, 04:31 AM
    This is for sure my oldest ringed engine, a SuperTigre G-21 .46. it is physically small for the displacement, it has zero leak compression. When...
    2143 replies | 155432 view(s)
  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-14-2017, 06:38 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread F104g 1:4 scale in RC Jets
    You're welcome Mirce, I'm extremely happy you decided to offer this design, I want to help in any way I can. I've got my fuselage bolted...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-14-2017, 12:10 PM
    Any SuperTigre or Fox engines anyone has will last a really long time no need to worry yet. As mentioned, any ringed engines will last forever
    2143 replies | 155432 view(s)
  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-14-2017, 06:25 AM
    Please lose the pliers, I keep pliers in a separate room from all engines.:) I'm glad you got it sorted out.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-14-2017, 04:28 AM
    A helpful hint: When replacing the intake tube back into the head, place the Viton O-ring into the relief in the head, then carefully insert the...
    12 replies | 264 view(s)
  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-13-2017, 09:04 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread F104g 1:4 scale in RC Jets
    I use both thick and thin CA, I just don't want to wait around for glue to dry when I'm on a roll. Mirce, I see on your tail section you do...
    82 replies | 12420 view(s)
  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-13-2017, 04:31 PM
    It's easier to remove the carb and intake pipe, you'll see the valve head in the intake port. Push the valve upward very gently.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-13-2017, 04:21 PM
    PB Blaster is a lot safer, keep all acids about 10 miles from your engines. I used to clean fiber optic cables with acetone and it was banned because...
    12 replies | 264 view(s)
  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-13-2017, 04:08 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread F104g 1:4 scale in RC Jets
    Thanks jetworks, I am using CA, I bought the industrial size bottles. I have the entire fuselage built already, the ducting is a little fiddly,...
    82 replies | 12420 view(s)
  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-13-2017, 04:27 AM
    I don't know how they would look scale wise but 12x6 three blades would be the correct load on the .65's.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-11-2017, 06:48 PM
    This is it with it's original muffler, the cast one has a more mellow tone.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-11-2017, 06:23 PM
    I like to load em up a bit so they'll earn their fuel.:)
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-11-2017, 10:30 AM
    Saito .56 break run in of new piston ring and bearings. I did my usual routine of 10 minutes at 1,000 rpm intervals from 4,000 to 8,000 rpm, for 1.5...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-11-2017, 03:49 AM
    Thanks Pete, yep the green bike still draws a crowd wherever I park it, not a single scratch on it yet. I am going to run Saito .56 today I bought...
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-11-2017, 03:08 AM
    We used to have no turbine flying during a burn ban until someone actually talked to the Fire Marshall, he simply said as long as we are following...
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  • dionysusbacchus's Avatar
    02-10-2017, 10:14 AM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread F104g 1:4 scale in RC Jets
    I got my kit from Mirce yesterday afternoon, little more than a week and it was held up in customs for a few days. I assembled the tail and nose...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-10-2017, 03:31 AM
    Charley, are you saying that the Gremlin was the one with his hand on the throttle?:) Hah,I like it.
    33147 replies | 2001990 view(s)
  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-10-2017, 03:27 AM
    Another benefit is that you can set the HS needle closer to peak because there is no need to worry about mixture leaning as the tank empties. As you...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-09-2017, 01:14 PM
    My whole bike was $9,400.00 and is still mostly stock. The engine is still stock.
    33147 replies | 2001990 view(s)
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