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Post  fredvon4 on Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:26 pm

CUT a bit.....roll between two hard plates (glass, steel...etc) should behave like putty....longer and thinner.....
If it just crumbles it will need VERY slightly moistened.... pure water or alcohol will work...

This is the wick with no internal wire correct?

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Post  roddie on Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:06 pm

Why couldn't you "make" your own fuses using something like sewing or carpet thread? Coat (spray/brush/dip) the thread with contact-cement.. and dust-it with black-powder or matchstick "heads" that have been crushed into powder.. Shocked

I'm sure that you can make one small enough to fit through the engines' .035" nozzle-hole.. and no internal wire to be concerned with.

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Post  getback on Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:19 pm

I will consider all, i looked at making fuse and the PIA to do it and substance was something i do not want to get into since i have enough to have some fun right now . Fred The stuff is round wound you can see the diff.  here ..  Looking for JetX Fuse - Page 2 Ptdc0139
I will get it figured out He He ! The other motor i bought has a problem ( its bent ) https://www.ebay.com/itm/NOS-Jet-x-Powermax-Motor-set-JX-1-50-size-with-25-fuel-tablets-Jetex-/254167719867?_trkparms=ao%3D1%26asc%3D20140127102845%26meid%3D69a4ea8d5fab493d96212a36c860c7b4%26pid%3D100148%26%26itm%3D254167719867&_trksid=p2047675.l2557&nma=true&si=z%252FpJLQP5HCOOpZy0XtGsd7jmUaM%253D&orig_cvip=true&nordt=true&rt=nc  Look at the fold on the jet open side ((( I didn't see it till i got it )) Sad
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Post  Ken Cook on Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:37 pm

The engine should be able to be repaired. While it's distorted, it should be able to be repaired enough to seal.
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Post  getback on Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:11 am

Well i never heard back from Phil at paradise about the fuse being larger than advertised at 1.778 mm so i guess i am on my own with what i have go and that will be fine . Got two planes printed out the other day But ; with cars for stars, speed contest , and i have the .010 TD traveling engine too i have all i can do right now but in time (next couple months ) i plan to get this in the air !! The plans https://outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=4862 AND Bill Deans F4D skyray from HPA Well i can't put the file on here . I will probably need some Help when it come time to build i am not sure what to use for adjustable trim tab metal ?
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