Cox Engines Forum
You are not logged in! Please login or register! Guests are limited to posting in the "General Questions (Guest Posting Allowed)" section only. Becoming a member is fast, easy and FREE!


Log in

I forgot my password

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Cox Engine of The Month
November-2017
MauricioB's

"Cox Tee Dee .010"



PAST WINNERS
Speed Contest 2018
CEF Traveling Engine

Gallery


Win This Engine!
The Traveling Prop
World of Aviation

Tower Hobbies RC 049?

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Tower Hobbies RC 049?

Post  WingingIt74 on Fri Feb 26, 2016 12:25 am

I buddy of mine has been trying to describe an engine he bought when he was a kid for his first RC plane.  It was a Guillows Piper Tomahawk (just in case someone knows of one for sale). Anyway, the engine he describes to me over several days of text messages looks like this.  To my knowledge, Cox didn't make a factory set up like this, could Tower have put some custom engines together and sold them in their early to mid-80s catalog?

I know I'm not suppose to put a want ad in here, but it goes hand in hand, however... I would like to make an engine for him and find him the plane.
• Guillows Piper Tomahawk
• QRC
• Dragonfly muffler
• Ground cylinder for muffler





He's one of the guys that has been helping me out with my ultralight, which is getting really close to fly.

_________________
-Travis

Winging It! with Travis & Jeremy
On FaceBook & YouTube
avatar
WingingIt74
Moderator

Trusted Seller
Posts : 3184
Join date : 2011-08-12
Age : 43
Location : Waterloo, IL

View user profile https://www.facebook.com/wingingit74/

Back to top Go down

Re: Tower Hobbies RC 049?

Post  pkrankow on Fri Feb 26, 2016 1:16 am

http://outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=5453

Here's the next best thing on the plane. PLANS!

Phil
avatar
pkrankow
Diamond Member
Diamond Member

Posts : 2914
Join date : 2012-10-03
Location : Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Tower Hobbies RC 049?

Post  WingingIt74 on Fri Feb 26, 2016 1:17 am

Yes, I found those, except I'm not sure how hard it would be to make the cowl and cabin bubble.

_________________
-Travis

Winging It! with Travis & Jeremy
On FaceBook & YouTube
avatar
WingingIt74
Moderator

Trusted Seller
Posts : 3184
Join date : 2011-08-12
Age : 43
Location : Waterloo, IL

View user profile https://www.facebook.com/wingingit74/

Back to top Go down

Re: Tower Hobbies RC 049?

Post  pkrankow on Fri Feb 26, 2016 2:34 am

The cowl is easy. Use wood and build it up. The results will probably be better anyways, at least I have always had better results. The window bubble could be done the same way.

However the cabin bubble could also be done with a home-made vacuum form. Suitable plastic can be obtained pretty easily, most craft stores have suitable plastic. The plug is made from wood and carved to shape, then sealed. There are also people who will pull a few canopies on your plug.

Phil
avatar
pkrankow
Diamond Member
Diamond Member

Posts : 2914
Join date : 2012-10-03
Location : Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Tower Hobbies RC 049?

Post  jsesere on Wed Mar 09, 2016 6:20 pm

PM sent.
avatar
jsesere
Rest In Peace
Rest In Peace

Trusted Seller
Posts : 1606
Join date : 2010-09-05
Location : Salem Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Tower Hobbies RC 049?

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum