Register

If this is your first visit, please click the Sign Up now button to begin the process of creating your account so you can begin posting on our forums! The Sign Up process will only take up about a minute of two of your time.

Tab Content
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-07-2017, 12:33 PM
    High taxes for sure, I try not to think about it:( If I didn't believe in supporting our local Hobby Shops I would order from out of province and...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-07-2017, 11:19 AM
    One thing for sure, at around 10$ a pop (Canadian) I have to make my choices carefully. I am now looking forward to some flying weather, only 2 or 3...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-07-2017, 12:38 AM
    Changed the plug, it now idles stronger and the high end needle acts more like it should, I can now take to peak and richen it up to drop the rpms a...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-07-2017, 12:23 AM
    Your MDS engine comes complete with a long reach glow plug with idle bar. These plugs are designed for break-in only, and it’s common for these...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-07-2017, 12:12 AM
    The plug is an OS #8, not sure what the recomended plug is. I think I downloaded an MDS users manual, I will have a look. It is the second plug to...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-06-2017, 10:32 PM
    Boy, this engine does not like to be run rich, as soon as you fatten up the top end it dies. I wish I would have picked up a miracle plug or a ...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-06-2017, 09:06 PM
    Me and shim stock don't get along to well Tim, but if I had to I was going to give it a try.
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-06-2017, 07:00 PM
    Tadaa! oh well I cant seem to upload the pic.
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-06-2017, 06:25 PM
    I have been spinning the shims on a curl of sand cloth for the last hour and a half and one shim will just start to slip on. Another hour and I'll...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-06-2017, 05:19 PM
    Good point Tim, it will get all wiggely wont it. I dont have my dremel here, I might have to use a fine round file and lots of patients
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-06-2017, 04:08 PM
    I have two 10 though head gaskets for a super tiger 40 that are just shy of fitting, I am cooling the head(to -16 deg C) as we speak and when it is...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-06-2017, 12:25 AM
    The engine revs like crazy, I tried using my tach with a flashlight but I was only getting 8,000 rpm out of it and I really don't believe that. ...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-05-2017, 09:28 PM
    I ran it with the 12 x 4 and it revved out and almost quit, had to back off the throttle and lean it a tad, got it running really nice. The needle...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-05-2017, 08:05 PM
    not much we are at 600 feet here in Winnipeg
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-05-2017, 06:48 PM
    Oh, and it sure is sweet to have the smell of some nitro and castor in my nose after a long cold winter:cool:
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-05-2017, 06:43 PM
    I hope the head is not warped, I think the 11-4 which I balanced on my magnetic balancer and is the one prop that I never rebalanced when I replaced...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-05-2017, 04:16 PM
    Thanks for the replies guys, For tonight I am going to give an APC12 x 4 a try. If I can make it to the hobby shop tomorrow I will pick up a fox...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-05-2017, 02:16 AM
    With the 11 x 6 the engine quite after a few seconds at full throttle with the same needle setting(High end) and I leaned it an eights or a quarter...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-04-2017, 11:37 PM
    I have the low end down to 5/8 of a turn less a screwdriver blades thickness worth. It now seems to run well, but when going to full throttle it...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-04-2017, 10:30 PM
    Ran it up with the 11x5 and at first it wouldnt run right. I leaned up the bottom end 3/4 of a turn, I had it at 2 and 1/2 and I think raw fuel was...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-04-2017, 10:00 PM
    Ok, I ran up the OS and it seems to be running well, I can't tach it under the artificial light though and I have the fusalage wired down to a table...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-03-2017, 11:06 PM
    Ha ha, it sure seems like it hsukaria, too much time to build and not enough time to fly. I was looking at the engine tonight and also an older OS46...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-03-2017, 10:27 PM
    That is good news, I purchased some of Franks last stock, I grabbed a dykes ring for an old OS 50 and a ring for an OS 46. Frank was very easy to...
    3 replies | 199 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    02-01-2017, 04:13 AM
    Hi hsukaria, I have had a look through the needle valve and the fuel nipple and all looks good, I only wish I could find some sort of restriction....
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    01-31-2017, 02:04 PM
    No worries about hi jacking the thread Tim, I'm along for the ride, any info is good info as far as I'm concerned. I run Omega fuel that has some...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    01-31-2017, 04:01 AM
    Good tip Mr Cox, I seem to remember that you can buy some kind of a plastic rod that once flattened it either tells you on the rod or you line up...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    01-30-2017, 08:51 AM
    Hi Tim, thanks for the info, I think I am getting ahead of myself though. I think I will pick up some 5% and see if I can get it running on that...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    01-30-2017, 08:11 AM
    Hi Jaka, I did read the MDS engines need a lower percent nitro to run properly I was thinking of adding a shim to the head so I don't have to carry...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    01-29-2017, 05:58 AM
    Oops sorry Tim, I reread your post and noticed you wanted the ID of the carb, it is about 10mm down to 7mm. It does appear to be the machined carb...
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
  • Calvinman's Avatar
    01-28-2017, 09:10 AM
    Ok, I took the carb off it is 14mm, does that sound right?
    95 replies | 1598 view(s)
More Activity
About Calvinman

Basic Information

About Calvinman
Location:
Winnipeg, MB, CANADA

Signature


Ultra Sport Brother # 144

Statistics


Total Posts
Total Posts
711
Posts Per Day
0.50
General Information
Last Activity
Today 06:31 AM
Join Date
03-25-2013
Referrals
0
RCU Reviews
All times are GMT -8. The time now is 09:50 PM.

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.