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  • Posted in thread: Parksy's v4 on 11-07-2017 at 11:29 AM
    Hi rubyfocus, yes still around. Life has been hectic the last year and haven’t been on
    here as much as I’d like. I’m fairly certain the firing order information is in
    this thread som...

  • Posted in thread: Epoxy fillings for SC2 mini lathe on 07-01-2017 at 12:37 AM
    I too would like to see these pictures.

  • Posted in thread: Project of the Month - March 2017 on 03-06-2017 at 10:18 PM
    Congrats Andrew! Excellent job on the engine!

  • Posted in thread: Longboy's "BEST FRIEND FOUR" model gas engine. on 03-05-2017 at 01:03 AM
    Looking good longboy. Will be following this build.Oh and you have no idea how much it pleases
    me that someone is using my idea.:)

  • Posted in thread: Electrolysis, and cast iron. on 03-04-2017 at 12:24 AM
    I've plated cast iron with nickel. Can be done.

  • Posted in thread: Ghosty's "V" Twin on 01-31-2017 at 03:41 AM
    Drill a hole in the centre of it and loctite a rod in place. Use a trepaning tool to cut a deep
    and wide enough groove into the side so you can use the lathe chuck to hold it. This is how I
    make 100mm...

  • Posted in thread: Panther Pup Help - Won't Run! on 01-18-2017 at 01:45 AM
    I had issues starting my v4 and it was an electrical issue. I tried running it with glow plugs
    on nitro fuel and it started right away. If you have the ability to try a glow plug, I highly
    recommend i...

  • Posted in thread: Vertical I.C. Rupnow Engine on 12-22-2016 at 11:21 PM
    Herbie, i would try and run it with a vapour carb for trouble shooting purposes. Doesnt need to
    be anything fancy, just a glass jar and some tubing. Just to see if you get a different result.

  • Posted in thread: Ghosty's "V" Twin on 12-22-2016 at 11:14 PM
    Anything that produces an uneven firing pattern within the 720 degrees is good in my books.
    Purely from a sound perspective.

  • Posted in thread: Radial engines on 12-11-2016 at 09:43 AM
    Thank you all for your responses. I would love to make a radial engine one day and in my mind,
    the cam ring and gears to drive it would be the hardest part of the project.


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