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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    Today, 05:43 PM
    Moderators?? or is sigman off his rocker and it's just a big legpull.
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    Today, 05:48 AM
    I can't take all the credit:)
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    Yesterday, 07:25 AM
    Thankyou richard. Okc is it true that no diehard saito shed tuner would ever leave his bar fridge door open,warm alcohol not good.It's nearly as...
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    06-30-2015, 05:57 AM
    Okc any shop like repco over here will sell you o ring kits,some do gaskets as well.Just looking at the new 82 and how different the crankcase is,a...
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    06-29-2015, 12:18 AM
    It's good to start on the rich side of things from a safety angle and engine longevity.I've done bearings in the past running them to lean not to...
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    06-28-2015, 05:14 AM
    Dave i can only imagine that the idle with a light prop on your 100 twin should be good.A flying mate runs a 90 twin no worries and my 182 will idle...
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    06-27-2015, 08:37 PM
    Dave the light wooden props are fine on all the saito twins and triples re smooth idle. The last prop i ran on the 30 was a mas series 2 q tip.Fired...
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    06-26-2015, 05:59 AM
    Thanks for the come back there Mike. l need to ask my wife if she knows about that? She was a F-4 and a B-52 engine Tech in the air force back in the...
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    06-24-2015, 09:21 PM
    I understand, have been there, dun that many times. Most of the time when l'm tired and late at night and need to go to bed! ....l always say "l;m...
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    06-23-2015, 06:01 AM
    Good engine choice mate,sound awesome.They run silky smooth on a big prop.
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    06-22-2015, 08:01 AM
    Hi there OldFart. Nice to hear from you. Fathers Day here is just like any other Sunday here, just we get to sleep in later and sometimes get took...
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    06-22-2015, 06:54 AM
    Hi sammy. Sorry jkr barrys comment made me look at your pic closely,is it true you won't need an allen key to get the cylinder off? Same to you...
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    06-22-2015, 05:49 AM
    l use a 12X5 on my .50 Saito, on a Goldburg Cub with plenty of power. l don't see why the .40 will not pull a 12X5 EZ. l run a 11X4-12X5 on my Pizza...
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    06-21-2015, 04:42 AM
    Richard now you mention it i remember a flying club mate running a two stroke a3? plug in the cold/rich cylinder at idle and it stopped dropping out...
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    06-20-2015, 09:15 AM
    I know that it don't have a air bleed carb. Will have to pull the cowl and ck, for the midrange adjustment. Will do later. Right know, have to clean...
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    06-20-2015, 08:42 AM
    Thank You for the come back guy's. Right now l have OSMG-F from Tower Hobbies. Have tryed Fox plugs (Brother inlaw works there, Free Plugs) Have...
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  • slamn sammy's Avatar
    06-20-2015, 07:34 AM
    Well thats just it. lt will start on eater plug. When you start it, it will idle on one but it is ruff. When you pit the glow driver on the other, it...
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    06-20-2015, 06:05 AM
    Howdey Ya! Did ya'll miss me? l'm still around, got one eye here and the other on the Tv. LOL This is kinda a Q&A. l ended up with a Goldn Nite FA120...
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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    06-20-2015, 05:39 AM
    Greg your comments come from experience,about the cyl dropping out at low rpm there are two easy remedies.On 10% nitro add 7% unleaded to the...
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    06-19-2015, 10:16 PM
    Dave there's always a heavy mas classic,they can't look that bad... Barry marcus ambrose cut 19 laps yesterday in practice for this weekends round...
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    06-19-2015, 06:34 AM
    Nice one guys and this is tongue in cheek too.Richard true blue aussies are on top not down under as you say,it would be a good business opportunity...
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    06-18-2015, 07:03 AM
    Talk about a stubborn prop snob! and anyway os engine look plain ugly:)
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    06-17-2015, 07:10 AM
    Dave the new saito manual recommends apc props specifically,how can this be :)
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    06-17-2015, 07:07 AM
    Trev i can't remember how much nitro i ran in the 30 back then but it will rip a mas 10x6 q tip easy.Just reading my new 82 manual.Way different to...
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    06-16-2015, 06:51 AM
    Ahh,so that"s what castor oil is for.We got any good banjo players here? Dave that spinner and prop combo looks awesome man,show us some pics when...
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    06-14-2015, 04:03 AM
    I'll second that i'm picking up a new 82 this monday that makes three.Thats a long run in to me but the figures you got are very good mate.10% nitro...
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    06-13-2015, 12:29 AM
    Dave i'm looking forward to seeing both those 30's mounted and running together,with maybe some sound.I like apc props and getting a pair would be...
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    06-12-2015, 03:42 AM
    Jerry most modellers i know are honest enough to say they get a bit wary when first leaning off a new engine,follow dave and barrys advice you won't...
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    06-12-2015, 03:22 AM
    If you are going to fly a cub with the 115 a 16x6 would give more than scale speeds,and prop torque when you throttle up.I use a 15x8 mas classic on...
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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    06-11-2015, 06:55 AM
    Stop flying the aeroplane on it's side and all will be well.
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