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  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    Today, 07:58 AM
    Cyberwolf replied to a thread Engine too long in Gas Engines
    I could make you some custom standoffs, but I will be honest you can make your own from a piece of hardwood 5/8-3/4 doweling for much less. A miter...
    4 replies | 193 view(s)
  • karolh's Avatar
    10-22-2014, 01:16 PM
    karolh replied to a thread Mintor 22 Piston in Gas Engines
    Send PM for price it is not allowed in public view, I have answered several but never started one so I don't know how *L* Sending a PM is easy,...
    23 replies | 497 view(s)
  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    10-22-2014, 08:46 AM
    Cyberwolf replied to a thread Mintor 22 Piston in Gas Engines
    Cap't it takes some specialized equipment to induction harden material. This is what I would do set the crank up and dial indicate the pin dead on...
    23 replies | 497 view(s)
  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    10-21-2014, 06:12 PM
    Cyberwolf replied to a thread Mintor 22 Piston in Gas Engines
    I would prefer to have the cylinder, old piston wrist pin bearing and wrist pin plus the new ring. the keepers you could keep. That way I can assure...
    23 replies | 497 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-21-2014, 03:33 PM
    Last one I built was for a friend and I sent the plans home with him so I'm going off the top of my head but as I recall I set the incidence on both...
    31 replies | 736 view(s)
  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    10-21-2014, 09:18 AM
    Cyberwolf replied to a thread Mintor 22 Piston in Gas Engines
    tiger 650 I do know there was a ring design change, the location of the ring pin was changed to the side which before was down from the top. If your...
    23 replies | 497 view(s)
  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 11:37 PM
    Cyberwolf replied to a thread Mintor 22 Piston in Gas Engines
    If that is 9-1 is sure is easy to turn by hand. But starts very easy with one flip after initial fire up. I will tach it and check the timing, but...
    23 replies | 497 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 09:09 PM
    ??????????? Don't know, it was a perfect day for flying here though and he is only a couple hours from here so I'm sure it was nice there too.
    4 replies | 88 view(s)
  • karolh's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 07:26 PM
    karolh replied to a thread Mintor 22 Piston in Gas Engines
    I seem to recall reading somewhere that the comp ratio on the Mintor 22cc engine as being a 9:1 ratio, which would seem quite respectable for a sport...
    23 replies | 497 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 03:54 PM
    I have never changed over a car type but if you ask John Buckner I'm sure he knows. I think John works on as many starters as he does plane, he has a...
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  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 03:49 PM
    Take a look in the ARF forum or on wattflyer. They would probably have some up to date info on that type of plane if no one reply's.
    1 replies | 46 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 03:45 PM
    And for everything electric at the bottom of this header bar is a complete web site called wattflyer, just give it a click and sign in, all they...
    3 replies | 94 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 03:40 PM
    Gray Beard replied to a thread nylon hinges in Kit Building
    Straw?? Good idea, never thought of it but I get the syringes for free when I ask for them at the drug store. I use them more for paint mixing and...
    12 replies | 379 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 03:20 PM
    I get about the same as Bob with both the OS and YS 120s. I can push them a bunch farther but I really hate floating the valves. I run them about 500...
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  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 01:55 PM
    Cyberwolf replied to a thread Mintor 22 Piston in Gas Engines
    Well it runs and does not make any unusual noise's now *VBS* I am thinking about making another piston and raising the compression ratio up some W/O...
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  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-18-2014, 07:37 PM
    Perfect, just perfect!! You could loose my original field in that three times. Forget new member, you would think the club would love to have another...
    79 replies | 1827 view(s)
  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    10-18-2014, 05:41 PM
    Cyberwolf replied to a thread Mintor 22 Piston in Gas Engines
    With the cylinder having some taper the best I could fit the piston was .002-.0025 which should be fine as it gets smaller towards the top. I didn't...
    23 replies | 497 view(s)
  • karolh's Avatar
    10-18-2014, 03:06 PM
    karolh replied to a thread Mintor 22 Piston in Gas Engines
    Absolutely outstanding workmanship. What skirt clearance will the new piston have in the cylinder, also in the picture showing both pistons, which is...
    23 replies | 497 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-18-2014, 09:31 AM
    No, I made the system and it only had one lead to plug in. Been a couple years now, I think it was on my Sukhoi. Just two lights for the wing tips....
    6 replies | 121 view(s)
  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    10-18-2014, 08:16 AM
    Cyberwolf started a thread Mintor 22 Piston in Gas Engines
    This is no way a bad report of the Mintor line of engine's so let's not turn it into one please. A friend of mine contacted me about his Mintor 22...
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  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-17-2014, 06:45 PM
    When I'm really in the building mode I have about 6 different types of glue for different areas but my main glue is still thin CA. I bought some...
    62 replies | 1737 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-17-2014, 04:23 PM
    Road Trip, I have to go to Nice to get a 20 inch prop for the PM and I will have to go to Hobby People for some Epoxy. I'll do that when I go to that...
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  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-17-2014, 01:30 PM
    Gray Beard replied to a thread nylon hinges in Kit Building
    Just a little fun fly plane but the thing has 20 hinges in it. I'm using the Dubro flat type and want to use epoxy, of course I ran out of epoxy...
    12 replies | 379 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-17-2014, 01:16 PM
    In the bones, test fitted the hinges today then I remembered I was building this one stock and I didn't attach the elevator halves together. I rooted...
    991 replies | 77996 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-17-2014, 09:14 AM
    I was once asked how I managed to find matching colored props at a fly in. I said I had a guy that made them up special for me. I had guys wanting me...
    14 replies | 382 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-17-2014, 09:09 AM
    The only way to know what works well for a pilot is testing. I really like the Xoar props but only one shop in town stocks them but everyone has APC....
    14 replies | 382 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-16-2014, 06:51 PM
    Gray Beard replied to a thread nylon hinges in Kit Building
    Either 30 minute epoxy or Gorilla glue. Not only do I lube up the center pin with both glues but if I'm using Gorilla glue I wipe the surrounding...
    12 replies | 379 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-16-2014, 06:36 PM
    I used either a 15X8 or a 16X6 APC with my OS 120s. I did a lot of prop testing though with each new plane to see what worked best for me. The MAS...
    14 replies | 382 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-16-2014, 09:05 AM
    Tom, that's fantastic!!!! Most everyone I know that has retired goes through a period of about two years adjusting to it except those that have a...
    81 replies | 4849 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    10-15-2014, 07:42 PM
    Well, I posted in the boat forum but may as well try here too, I'm looking for the plans and templates for the old Dumas 1/2A Miss Thriftway Hydro...
    81 replies | 4849 view(s)
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