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Open Forum / Re: Sig Mfg
« Last post by Sean McEntee on Yesterday at 08:07:09 PM »
Heres a pic of dads.  Small and functional
Open Forum / Re: Sig Mfg
« Last post by Sean McEntee on Yesterday at 07:10:34 PM »
If you have the required tools, Why not draw one up and build one yourself?  My dad and I built our own many moons ago. Dad still uses his. I have since gone minimalist and just take a glow igniter and tach out to circle.

Draw up what you think it should be, then build a mock-up with either cardboard or foam board. Use those as templates and build the final product. You will be able to build it to exactly suit your needs.

Either ways, good luck!
Open Forum / Re: field support box
« Last post by James Lee on Yesterday at 07:08:29 PM »
Try Sporting goods stores...  Got my first one at Walmart.    I found my current spare on ebay for a decent price and free shipping...
Open Forum / Re: field support box
« Last post by Bootlegger on Yesterday at 07:05:52 PM »

 Mr Lee, is that on the sig web site?   Thanks
Open Forum / Re: Musta got the last one
« Last post by Dan McEntee on Yesterday at 06:54:04 PM »
Dan...Dane shows some of them... I got most from Amazon in various grits and widths... very useful

Technique is critical with the coarse grits .... the paper works in both directions up n down so as you feed the wood up against the grit you need to fold firmly down.... My Scroll saw is variable speed..... slow is a lot easier to control than very fast for the coarse grits but good n fast works well for the 150 to 320 grit stuff

    So they will fit any scroll saw? I have a Dremel and a Craftsmen scroll saw with a variable speed adjustment. I wonder if Wally World has these on the hook in their stores?
   Thanks a lot!!
   Dan McEntee
Open Forum / Re: field support box
« Last post by James Lee on Yesterday at 06:52:30 PM »
Plano #737 will hold all you need...   
Open Forum / Re: The U-Needle needle valve adjuster??
« Last post by Dan McEntee on Yesterday at 06:52:16 PM »
  How the hell did it work? I do not remember ever seeing these, but do remember the SFA debacle.
   Type at you later,
   Dan McEntee
Combat / Re: Some 1/2As for Samuel
« Last post by ray copeland on Yesterday at 06:50:08 PM »
Awesome, you go Sam!! Maybe when you guys come to town next time we can have some matches on my new flying field.
Engine set up tips / Re: Balance a Engine
« Last post by Peter Nevai on Yesterday at 06:28:24 PM »
Over the years there have been as many people doctoring model engines as ones modifying CB radios. NOTE: The CB radio guys usually produced more reliable results. As many had complaints of ruined motors as those singing their praises. The majority of successful ones just remedied short comings of certain engines like making bushed con rods for those engines that only had aluminum to steel contact at the crank pin. These days the good ones like randy have ABC piston and liner retrofits made and again look to remedy obvious shortcomings of engines they modify else they create entire engines specifically designed for CLPA. Single cylinder engines inherently vibrate. In motorcycle applications rubber isolators are used to help kill the vibrations in cases both at the engine mounts and the handlebars. They are / were called "Thumpers" for more than one reason. As the photograph posted shows, designs like counter rotating mass and other techniques are employed to tame vibration with mixed success as it usually only successful at rather narrow RPM ranges. But often at least in motorcycle applications sometimes vibration is considered an attractive visceral feature. Go Figure, I personally was never a fan of numb butt or hands.
Open Forum / Re: PAMPA subscription
« Last post by Will Moore on Yesterday at 05:45:37 PM »
Crist. :  not so  Z@@ZZZ
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