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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    Today, 04:08 AM
    Barry always gives good practical tuning advice,and taking your time tuning plays big dividends.Once the hsn is set properly take your time on the...
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    Yesterday, 06:05 AM
    Dave have you bought some slippers and a rocking chair to go with the conversions to cdi? just kidding but can i borrow your old pipe? at least glow...
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    09-16-2014, 05:09 AM
    Hi huk as trev (fnq) said you can always throttle back and keep the 14x6 on the u can do.Re cg almost all my saito engines are fitted with the carby...
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    09-15-2014, 08:24 AM
    I'M BACK! LOL, No I'm Not Dead Yet. :p I set my Satio 91 valve's to 00.2 and the popping went away. Starts right up and runs grate! Thanks guys!! ;) ...
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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-14-2014, 02:01 AM
    Suggestions ?..i see what you mean.I had it suggested to me today that if i did'nt slow the ducati down they might put it through a crusher under our...
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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-13-2014, 05:01 AM
    Put your popcorn away,if you can't find someone nice to talk to..then be that someone.It's only a hobby.Besides,you might be selling someone short...
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    09-09-2014, 09:51 AM
    OK, thinks. I should know this being a auto tech. :cool:
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    09-09-2014, 07:52 AM
    Thanks guy! :o l'll set them hot. Thats the way l used to set the solid lifters on my hot rod Motors. Flying weather is coming!! Thats better than a...
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    09-09-2014, 05:16 AM
    Maybe yes and maybe no.The main engine block and parts seem ok on these knockoff engines but they are cheaper and harder to tune because good carbs...
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    09-09-2014, 04:15 AM
    Acdc did the revs rise when you pinched the fuel line.That's a very low idle is it easy to tune the hsn? i think your lsn is too lean,is this related...
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    09-08-2014, 10:02 AM
    LOL! I understand, :rolleyes: Can't just have fun any more. :mad: There's always a fly in the food and a bad plug in the engine! :mad: Fly Low, Fly...
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    09-08-2014, 06:35 AM
    Sure why not! I hate to say it, BUT! lt was kinda funny, :rolleyes: l'm old but, one was 73 and one was 60+ almost 70, it was like two 12yrs olds...
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    09-08-2014, 06:06 AM
    I have a Nitro Modles (CMC) 80" ZERO, ls Nitro saling a set of retracts for this plane? And anyone have one? Likt in talk to them.:cool:
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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-08-2014, 04:52 AM
    Trev you should'nt ask anyone here to point you in a direction,it can be downright dangerous,if you ask me! :) and if there's no-one here who is'nt...
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    09-07-2014, 08:29 AM
    Ya, It's a bad time right know. Money is low tempers are high! The worst part, we had a member pass away and the fight was over what to do with his...
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    09-07-2014, 07:39 AM
    Good mooring you guys! lt's offley quit out there. OldFart, are you behaving your slef? huskaria! Sorry l haven't called you yet. With going out of...
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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-07-2014, 03:03 AM
    Hope you had a good day flying trev did you warm the fa65 up? re circuit collisions that's what i'd call bad luck at best mate :) T man i don't...
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    09-07-2014, 02:48 AM
    Dave i just clicked on the pic you posted of the 56gk a beautiful looking engine,now i need to buy one ! :)
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    09-06-2014, 01:24 AM
    Barry saito say 11x7 to 13x6 for the 56,hows the ragtop on the honda s2000,still fending off the cats? Huk if you run an 82 in your you can do...
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    09-05-2014, 06:00 AM
    Huk you can also run a cheap stainless flex pipe away from the engine and fit the turboheader to that,or not. Skypup what do you think about the...
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    09-04-2014, 04:56 AM
    Sorry about that there, hsukaria! I was thinking Kentucky! Arkansas you can only marry our cuson. LOL...... Duh, l need some sleep! You know when l...
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    09-04-2014, 04:37 AM
    Would I be better off with an older 45 hemi head or new 40a for my skylane 62 or doesn't it really matter? If the plane calls for a 29 to 35 would a...
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    09-04-2014, 04:19 AM
    Ok ro assuming the timing was right when you rechecked it? and it still runs.Check the 'o' ring between the intake tube and cylinder head,is the tiny...
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    09-03-2014, 04:41 PM
    Is Chris your brother-in-law? I visited there about 3 years h my sons. He helped me a lot. I also called him on the phone with questions a couple...
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    09-03-2014, 01:39 PM
    . Been there, Dun that! LOL..:-) My brother in law works there. He works on engines that come in for repair.If you have been there, as you walk...
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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-03-2014, 03:50 AM
    Welcome and thanks for that bjw,interesting reading.I only have one gas engine,i like it but it stinks. I am proud of you sammy,crashing with...
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    09-02-2014, 07:31 PM
    Hay OldFart! You'd be prould of me. I wen't to a airshow in Fort Smith Arkansas and was asked to fly for the new crew, so l did and crashed on live...
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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-01-2014, 03:49 AM
    No,D is the roman numeral for 500..so that could be 507? what d matter :)
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    09-01-2014, 03:42 AM
    Hey acdc you posted a pix a while back with the brass line set up ? it looks neat and tidy,glad it works well.I hear castor is wonderful for burns...
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    09-01-2014, 03:31 AM
    No i hav'nt flown one trev but look at a couple of vids on youtube.It shows a laser 70 flying one at scale and what seems to be an overpowered one...
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