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  • hsukaria's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 04:04 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Flap setting in Beginners
    Gas engines usually generate a lot more vibrations than glow engines. The karbonite gears may not be compatible with gas engines because they are...
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    07-21-2016, 11:31 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Flap setting in Beginners
    No argument there. The prop is a good fit. You could also try a 12x4 prop to slow the plane down more when landing with engine on.
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    07-21-2016, 10:16 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Flap setting in Beginners
    I agree with the others, check and correct the CG balance before anything else. By the way, what engine and prop are you using? What is the engine...
    22 replies | 421 view(s)
  • hsukaria's Avatar
    07-20-2016, 07:14 AM
    ASP and Magnum are identical, so all parts are interchangeable My big lament with these glow engines that are no longer in production is the...
    2899 replies | 193422 view(s)
  • hsukaria's Avatar
    07-19-2016, 05:23 PM
    I see that you are a fan of Magnum and SuperTigre engines:cool:
    2899 replies | 193422 view(s)
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    07-19-2016, 01:12 PM
    That's why I was thinking of breaking them in gently as glow engines with extra castor oil, then transitioning to gas. At least tuning will be...
    1390 replies | 102131 view(s)
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    07-19-2016, 07:18 AM
    Sorry for the late reply Charley, but in my case, I had to run it so rich that it would not idle for long enough to last the duration of the landing...
    1390 replies | 102131 view(s)
  • hsukaria's Avatar
    07-12-2016, 03:01 PM
    which size UltraSport do you have?
    2899 replies | 193422 view(s)
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    07-12-2016, 08:05 AM
    It would have easily lasted longer with normal use. But I flew mine a tremendous amount and had a few rough landings along the way. Another thing...
    1795 replies | 244670 view(s)
  • hsukaria's Avatar
    07-12-2016, 06:40 AM
    Well, it finally happened. After 8 hard flying years, my Escapade literally fell apart from fuel soaking and rough grass field flying. That is...
    1795 replies | 244670 view(s)
  • hsukaria's Avatar
    07-12-2016, 06:24 AM
    That hum will eventually cause the glue joint between the firewall and fuselage sides to crack. That happened to mine. I epoxied some tri-stock...
    1795 replies | 244670 view(s)
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    07-07-2016, 06:07 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Must give equal time to the Fox compact 40:
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    07-06-2016, 10:52 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Well, the old heavily used and abused Fox 45 bearing replacement is done. The old bearings were bad. Besides allowing excessive axial play, the...
    4739 replies | 292002 view(s)
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    07-06-2016, 07:42 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Me too. Thanks again.
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    07-06-2016, 07:20 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Alright!!! That video got it. I was doing it wrong. I was trying from the outboard side. The bearings are now in the freezer and the crankcase in...
    4739 replies | 292002 view(s)
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    07-06-2016, 06:31 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    not sure about the finesse part, maybe I just don't know any better...:p
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    07-06-2016, 05:53 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I'm having a tough time with the shield removal. I can't see how it seats into the bearing and am worried about causing damage. Would I get away...
    4739 replies | 292002 view(s)
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    07-06-2016, 11:16 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    ok,thanks for the help
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    07-06-2016, 10:00 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Is there a trick to removing the shields? Never had to do it before.
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    07-06-2016, 08:51 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I received the new bearings for my Fox 45 from Boca Bearings yesterday. I knew I was getting a shielded front bearing, but the main bearing also...
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    07-01-2016, 07:52 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Actually, that screwdriver had a damaged tip before I modified it. I did not sacrifice a good tool for this. It was already bad.
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    06-30-2016, 09:35 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    YAY!!! I got that 45 main bearing out finally. I had to resort to making an extraction tool similar to aspeed's. I froze it, I heated it (but not...
    4739 replies | 292002 view(s)
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    06-30-2016, 11:20 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Ok thanks Those mufflers are really loud but my MACS one-piece muffler with adapter plate doesn't work. It interferes with low speed needle and...
    4739 replies | 292002 view(s)
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    06-30-2016, 11:02 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Do you need it or are you willilng to sell it? If so, how much?
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    06-30-2016, 10:21 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I am also looking for a tilt-down muffler for a C-case Fox 40 if anybody has one to sell.
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    06-29-2016, 04:50 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I guess that is a disadvantage of using castor oil over the long run, you get all that buildup inside the engine, making it hard to disassemble.
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    06-29-2016, 09:34 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I have been using a heat gun for heat shrink covering. But I also have a paint stripping heat gun that is a lot hotter. That could be an option if...
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    06-29-2016, 08:22 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Unfortunately, there is no way i can use a tool on the main bearing. The inner race is flush with the forward crankcase. I will have to get it...
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    06-29-2016, 07:41 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Updates on my Fox project engines: The compact 40 that had overheated due to dirt behind the prop driver on a hot day has been successfully run on...
    4739 replies | 292002 view(s)
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    06-29-2016, 07:24 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I am looking for a throttle barrel with a 0.29 venturi (if not available, I'll take a 0.312) for a MKx carb. Would anyone happen to have a spare to...
    4739 replies | 292002 view(s)
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