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Old Feb 06, 2012, 02:27 PM
"Unnecessary Necessity"
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Digging in my hobby stuff while searching something else I found my old Cannon G-Mark .03 r/c which sat unused for awhile. Flew it last in a 24" stick(now electric!)but remember it fondly. It run fine on Cox props(.020 size),very quiet and trottle very well but I only have two glow plug left for it so thats why I didn't use it lately
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Old Feb 09, 2012, 07:41 PM
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Is it perhaps? possible to drill / tap.. an old/dead go head for a standard (or turbo) Plug?
A non used engine is just a paperweight IMO :-)
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Old Feb 09, 2012, 08:42 PM
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There was an out fit in Western Australia making heads for this engine... Are they still doing so?
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Old Feb 10, 2012, 10:13 AM
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The original head is too small for a decent setup with glow plug. I've made a head for a turbo plug, but have not tried it yet.

Greg
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Old Feb 13, 2012, 04:48 PM
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actually,no...........

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The original head is too small for a decent setup with glow plug. I've made a head for a turbo plug, but have not tried it yet.

Greg
There is an old post on here somewhere about this subject,I started it.(also on rcu)
I ghad Bob@flyfreeflight.com do a burnt stock glowhead conversion on my 03r/c,works great btw,performance gains too.
He converted the stock G-mark glowhead to use a globee style flatcoil glowplug.
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Old Feb 13, 2012, 05:15 PM
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There was an out fit in Western Australia making heads for this engine... Are they still doing so?
who was that?
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Old Feb 13, 2012, 05:30 PM
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Old Feb 13, 2012, 05:44 PM
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who was that?
They are a bit pricy so I'll baby mine
http://www.hobbycentre.com.au/TAIPAN07.html
http://www.hobbycentre.com.au/index.html
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Old Feb 15, 2012, 09:05 PM
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You need to get that thing flying. There is nothing sadder than a motor locked away for either looking or fear that you won't be able to get parts for it someday.
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Old Feb 15, 2012, 09:17 PM
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You need to get that thing flying. There is nothing sadder than a motor locked away for either looking or fear that you won't be able to get parts for it someday.
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