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Re: Ansaldo A.1 "Balilla" 1/32 Aviattic OOB
« Reply #75 on: January 06, 2017, 11:19:50 AM »
Sorry to hear you are stranded in Denver but their are worse places! I remember that Jenny from last years trip to Montana. I also remember a couple of good craft beer bar/eating establishments  8)
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Re: Ansaldo A.1 "Balilla" 1/32 Aviattic OOB
« Reply #76 on: January 06, 2017, 03:10:38 PM »
Great stuff, as always. (not the stranded part, but the rest) ;)

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Re: Ansaldo A.1 "Balilla" 1/32 Aviattic OOB
« Reply #77 on: January 06, 2017, 10:50:08 PM »
All looking rather splendid, Bo!  ;)

More!!!

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Re: Ansaldo A.1 "Balilla" 1/32 Aviattic OOB
« Reply #78 on: January 12, 2017, 03:49:09 PM »
valve gear installed:




cam gear tower & h2o pump installed:
« Last Edit: February 16, 2017, 12:48:41 AM by Bo »

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Re: Ansaldo A.1 "Balilla" 1/32 Aviattic OOB
« Reply #79 on: January 12, 2017, 06:15:15 PM »
Nice one Bo!

Sorry to hear about your trials and tribulations..  :P

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Re: Ansaldo A.1 "Balilla" 1/32 Aviattic OOB
« Reply #80 on: January 12, 2017, 08:38:12 PM »
Lovely work on the engine (despite all the external odds).
Thank you, Bo, for showing this tutorial, it will be very helpful when I will start my Balilla build (I am looking forward to it).
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Re: Ansaldo A.1 "Balilla" 1/32 Aviattic OOB
« Reply #81 on: January 12, 2017, 10:28:19 PM »
Beautiful engine Bo. You actually came fairly close to OOB  ;D So far anyway!
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Re: Ansaldo A.1 "Balilla" 1/32 Aviattic OOB
« Reply #82 on: January 13, 2017, 04:32:54 AM »
Your engine looks like real.

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Re: Ansaldo A.1 "Balilla" 1/32 Aviattic OOB
« Reply #83 on: January 13, 2017, 04:54:40 AM »
I'll bet you were pleased to get back to boring routine . and an excellent model engine!

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Re: Ansaldo A.1 "Balilla" 1/32 Aviattic OOB
« Reply #84 on: January 14, 2017, 09:31:39 AM »
Szymon Grzywocz just reminded me which I've been meaning to point out  -- the breathers on the intake side apparently should face backwards. I followed Ron's (draft) build and placed them all facing forwards, but the museum examples do not seem to bear this out.

Too late to fix on my build, and actually, what difference it makes, which way they face, in actual practice I can't imagine (they are simply breathers, not scoops), but...



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Re: Ansaldo A.1 "Balilla" 1/32 Aviattic OOB
« Reply #85 on: January 14, 2017, 01:02:54 PM »
They could have one way valves in them too so oil isn't sprayed out, sorta like a PCV valve , back when cars were able to be worked on.

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Re: Ansaldo A.1 "Balilla" 1/32 Aviattic OOB
« Reply #86 on: January 14, 2017, 02:32:35 PM »
On to the ignition system...

first, the magnetos -- need to be defaced by drilling .3mm holes @ aprox 45 angle at each lead connection:


magneto painted up and wired with .2mm modelkasten rigging stuff:


Now super important-- note that there are "2 each" of PE parts 22 & 23 -- but! they are not interchangeable -- they are handed


part 23 of each side need to be bent into tapering U channel as shown:


after blackening the brass, wires fed thru harness:


All assembled, inc spark plugs and spark plug connectors at the end of the wires:


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Re: Ansaldo A.1 "Balilla" 1/32 Aviattic OOB
« Reply #87 on: January 14, 2017, 07:50:16 PM »
Super wiring Bo,

How do you attach the wiring to the plugs so neatly? It's always something that has me stumped  ???


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Re: Ansaldo A.1 "Balilla" 1/32 Aviattic OOB
« Reply #88 on: January 14, 2017, 11:28:20 PM »
The wiring harness, tubes, and magnetos are all awesome as usual Bo.
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Re: Ansaldo A.1 "Balilla" 1/32 Aviattic OOB
« Reply #89 on: January 15, 2017, 12:21:09 AM »
Outstanding Bo, your engine is alive with detail.