I am a long time reader of your column, first time writer. I have learned a lot from your column, and I appreciate the service you provide with your engine wisdom. I have been running four stroke model engines since my first OS FS 40 in about 1983. I have always “vented” the crankcase out [...]
We just clocked the Sundowner 35 with some 45C battery packs and found that it picked up some speed. Before with 30C packs it was clocked at 92 mph now with the 45C packs it was going 97 mph. Good information.
As many of you know, I help out the annual Top Gun Scale Invitational in my duties as the Craftsmanship Judge. I have a unique point of view and get to see “all” the Expert, Team and Masters planes up close and personal! I can tell you that this year’s crop of aircraft was the highest quality yet. [...]
Officially this week long event starts today May 7th and I will be there on Wednesday! Can’t wait to get to this “Oshkosh of RC” event! It has been years since I have attended this amazing event. This will be my first trip to the Triple Tree Aerodrome! But before I go, I have to [...]
This is a cool video on how to make a really small glider. be sure to fold the paper before making that cut. <iframe width=”425″ height=”349″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/VmXOd7785Ck” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>
I want to replace the cam bearings in my OS 120 4-stroke engine. I have replaced the crank shaft bearings but can’t get the cam bearings out. Your help would be appreciated. Thanks, Greg Dear Greg, Unless it is absolutely necessary I would recommend leaving the cam bearings alone. If you do want to go [...]