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  1. Geraldc

    Carbon Fiber Tube Fuselage

    I use google chrome browser.Translation function is so good you would think it was an english site.
  2. Geraldc

    Scratch Built Radials

    And another one in New Zealand. https://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/northland/dargaville-districts/3808736/Innovator-creates-aircraft-engine
  3. Geraldc

    Verner Anounced suspensoin of production for 3V and 5V radials

    I see they make a 7 cylinder one as well. 800cc 45hp. https://toni-clark-shop.com/Valach-Motors-VM-R7-800-radial-engine
  4. Geraldc

    10/23 Raptor Video

    I don't know why he doesn't use an Eiffel club.Cheapest dyno you can make.
  5. Geraldc

    Swaged Studs on Control Cables.

    You put the sleeve on the rope first .
  6. Geraldc

    Swaged Studs on Control Cables.

    Out in the field we used a Flemish splice with a long tail and insulation tape to keep going when a rope broke as a temporary repair. Also I wonder if this is a better idea before nicopressing?
  7. Geraldc

    Gotta make this exhaust part

    Excuse the barn find dust.
  8. Geraldc

    Metal tube joint basics

    Loose for oxy acetylene no gap for tig. This was the way I normally did it to sop cracking on sides of tube.
  9. Geraldc

    Gotta make this exhaust part

    I did my Norton pipes that way.On my own with heat and a vice.
  10. Geraldc

    Gotta make this exhaust part

    I have made female molds out of hardwood and used a pneumatic hammer or a riveting hammer with a rounded nylon end. I think some car restorers call this flowforming.
  11. Geraldc

    Not so complicated but proven conversion?

    What I was really need for a true comparison is a weight and balance value on a 2 identical airframes but with different firewall forward packages.
  12. Geraldc

    Not so complicated but proven conversion?

    What no one seems to publish is the plane weight with a Rotax compared to Aeromomentum or Viking.
  13. Geraldc

    best 100 HP auto/motorcycle engine conversion?

    Actually I was thinking of 105 hp air cooled Honda CBX Six cylinder If it's on a Honda best leave it there.These are hard to find and getting very collectable.
  14. Geraldc

    Water Injection for Industrial V-Twins

    In my collection of random objects is a water injection system from about 1958. It consists of a half gallon glass bottle and holder feeding to an alloy grenade shaped metering unit that is fed off a vacuum pipe.
  15. Geraldc

    Metal tube joint basics

    Interesting how the ends of the tubes are flattened to leave ribs on the sides for strength.
  16. Geraldc

    Vickers Wave update.

    Latest update on the Vickers Wave. https://www.vickersaircraft.com/whats-new
  17. Geraldc

    Legal question about copyright

    Also I believe you can not patent something that has already been published in a magazine or similar.
  18. Geraldc

    Verner Anounced suspensoin of production for 3V and 5V radials

    Edwards radial on grabcad could be a starting point. https://grabcad.com/library/forrest-edwards-radial-5-engine-pro-slash-e
  19. Geraldc

    Verner Anounced suspensoin of production for 3V and 5V radials

    or even Harley edited but the new Jabiru units with the heads screwed to the barrels would be ideal
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