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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-27-2015, 07:45 PM
    I use to deal with TT as well and they were great. But it seems as though something has changed drastically, before I could have a spinner made at a...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-27-2015, 12:09 PM
    The weather prohibits that from being done.
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    08-27-2015, 12:00 PM
    And here we are, eight wraps (5' of tube), hole in tube facing down wind.
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-27-2015, 11:01 AM
    Jim, you have inspired me. I went and got some more tubing and based on your suggestions above I will plug the end, drill a 1/32nd hole on the side,...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-27-2015, 08:41 AM
    I just received the price for a 32x16x3 from Xoar, $295 +shipping. Now I am tossing the idea of taking two-2 blades and making my own 3 blade.
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-27-2015, 08:15 AM
    I just got off the phone with Bill of Super Dri and he says with our temps we can do as many wraps as we want, his words were "The hotter the better,...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-26-2015, 08:57 PM
    I have also been emailing with Xoar about where I can get one of their 3 blade 32x16 props. Turns out it is a special order product, shipped...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-26-2015, 08:11 PM
    I just got an email from Bill at Super Dri, after seeing my set-up he says he has some ideas and would like me to call him tomorrow. Is this a great...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-26-2015, 06:08 PM
    Calm down Jim, I at least was not accusatory I don't believe, just good general discussion in my opinion. Some ramble on more than others and their...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-26-2015, 02:34 PM
    What I have gathered from speaking with BIll at Super Dri, is that with our temps one can not over pre heat. Now I do have to say I told him the...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-26-2015, 11:02 AM
    Now that we are through tooting our horns, there is one thing to note on the Ethylene, anti freeze no longer contains it. And without doing the...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-26-2015, 08:25 AM
    After the mentioning of optimum oil temps I emailed Super Dri and we are currently conversing. Will let you know.
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-25-2015, 08:22 PM
    Thank you!
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-25-2015, 06:57 PM
    Yes it is.
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-25-2015, 05:41 PM
    I think we keep chasing the same circle over and over. My attempts with the preheater is to get the oil near to the point of a vapor without actually...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-25-2015, 03:42 PM
    All of the nagging, LOL, got me to reconsider the injector site. So! I moved them back closer. Ok, now I'm done, and we'll see how it works out.
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-25-2015, 02:27 PM
    Jim, you understand how it is. What I am trying to do here is a number of things, one is to alleviate the effect the smoke oil had on the engine...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-24-2015, 07:45 PM
    I guess you never read where I am gas/diesel and small engine certified. And, spent a good deal of my younger years dealing with engines in most...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-24-2015, 06:10 PM
    My version is shorter, "Being a four stroke I think the oil may have been a coolant to the exhaust and maybe even into the head."
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-24-2015, 03:41 PM
    When I had the exhaust headers off brazing the Y on I noticed just how close to the exhaust exit the oil was actually spraying into. Being a four...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-23-2015, 05:12 PM
    By the way, that single exhaust outlet is scale to my airframe.
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-23-2015, 05:04 PM
    I am doing the 2-1 because I have read and was told it gives it just a tad deeper note, and I think it will aid in the smoke. With the split exhaust...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-23-2015, 03:24 PM
    The exhaust is complete other than lock tight on the flange nut but I don't have any with me. Have to go home tomorrow for a day and will pick up...
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    08-23-2015, 03:11 PM
    I do my research profoundly, might not remember much of it, but do take notes on things I want to go back to or found. Don't get me wrong, I...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-23-2015, 12:15 PM
    The gear have been tightened up and the intake tube installed. That will be the last time I do an intake tube after the engine is installed, what a...
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-23-2015, 11:46 AM
    I would have given the Xoar a try but could not find anyone that carries it. The local LHS's would not even order one.
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    08-23-2015, 11:33 AM
    Who is Paco?
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  • acerc's Avatar
    08-22-2015, 09:28 PM
    I am not figuring out the CG, that was done a while back, I am lightening the load by moving the batteries and removing the lead. And, Thanks! ...
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    08-22-2015, 04:17 PM
    Here is a description of where and what on the bats and lead. In the pic the black line is where the 1.2lbs of batteries were, the yellow line is...
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    08-22-2015, 04:10 PM
    John M, the biggest problem with the prop sizing is limited choices in wood. I knew as soon as I grabbed hold of it with the 30x14x3 that I should...
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