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  • hsukaria's Avatar
    Today, 03:11 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I wish I knew the root cause. I was running it in a hot day, so re-tuning was necessary. I flew it twice before on the same day with no problems. ...
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  • hsukaria's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:49 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    From the start I have used fuel with 5% nitro and 20% castor. I have a filter on the fuel line. I did notice however that dirt had gotten between...
    4688 replies | 288120 view(s)
  • hsukaria's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:05 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I suspect that it might have leaned out in flight. I had it running extra rich later because I could tell it was getting quite hot even though it...
    4688 replies | 288120 view(s)
  • hsukaria's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:14 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I tried to remove the prop driver on my Fox 45 with heat and prying it with 2 screwdrivers, but no dice. The prop driver is in there real tight. I...
    4688 replies | 288120 view(s)
  • hsukaria's Avatar
    06-23-2016, 08:46 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    ok, sounds like I have a new engine project. I will replace the bearings while I'm at it. I replaced the piston ring last year and bench ran it...
    4688 replies | 288120 view(s)
  • hsukaria's Avatar
    06-23-2016, 08:35 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    That is giving me the willies. What if I break something? No spares!!! Would the engine run ok long term with that axial play? Or would there be...
    4688 replies | 288120 view(s)
  • hsukaria's Avatar
    06-23-2016, 08:33 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    In that case, any RNV will work. No need to get a specific Fox model, although they are nice.
    4688 replies | 288120 view(s)
  • hsukaria's Avatar
    06-23-2016, 08:04 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Looks like you are missing the threaded tube that the HSN screws into. Is there a jet tube visible inside the venture?
    4688 replies | 288120 view(s)
  • hsukaria's Avatar
    06-23-2016, 05:02 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    By the way, I installed a prop and torqued down hard on my Fox 45 to push in the prop hub and eliminate the axial play. But the hub won't budge and...
    4688 replies | 288120 view(s)
  • hsukaria's Avatar
    06-23-2016, 04:58 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Dave beat me to it, I was going to say it is a EZJust carb.
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  • hsukaria's Avatar
    06-23-2016, 07:19 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    i have run it, but i will go back and put a prop on it and torque it down to see what happens. will report back in a couple of days. thanks.
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  • hsukaria's Avatar
    06-22-2016, 08:20 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I recently noticed that one of my 2 Fox 45BB engines has some axial play on the crankshaft (the other 45 has no looseness whatsoever). The front to...
    4688 replies | 288120 view(s)
  • hsukaria's Avatar
    06-16-2016, 10:55 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread OS 52 running issues in Glow Engines
    Speaking of muffler pressure tap, make sure that the pressure tap nipple is not clogged.
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  • hsukaria's Avatar
    06-15-2016, 02:05 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread OS 52 running issues in Glow Engines
    Jeez Dave, you're gonna make us read the manual?
    26 replies | 604 view(s)
  • hsukaria's Avatar
    06-15-2016, 10:56 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread OS 52 running issues in Glow Engines
    happened to me before...
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  • hsukaria's Avatar
    06-15-2016, 09:29 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread OS 52 running issues in Glow Engines
    One possibility is that some dirt is partially blocking the carb jet. Try cleaning the carb out. If you are using an in-line fuel filter, clean it...
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  • hsukaria's Avatar
    06-14-2016, 07:08 AM
    I recently upgraded my UltraSport 40 powertrain from an OS 46SF ringed (a really nice engine) with a JBA 56 with a tuned pipe (MACs Quiet pipe). ...
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  • hsukaria's Avatar
    06-14-2016, 07:00 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Yeah, me too!!!:( On your smaller engines, if you have a spare without any ideas for an airframe, you might consider the Gremlin by R A Cores, or...
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  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    06-13-2016, 09:59 AM
    Space worm, most of the paints are gas proof but it's the glow fuel that is the big problem. Nitro is a great solvent! When they say Hot fuel proof...
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  • hsukaria's Avatar
    06-09-2016, 08:08 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread RCGF Engines in Gas Engines
    Regarding the plugs, if the Torch is a resistor plug, make absolutely sure that you put a resistor plug on the engine. I replaced mine with the...
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  • Quikturn's Avatar
    06-09-2016, 07:16 AM
    Cougar, it sounds like your problems all stem from the fuel tank being below and far from the engine. My thought is to try an electric fuel pump but...
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  • hsukaria's Avatar
    06-03-2016, 12:40 PM
    I am just now getting into classic pattern planes (DirtyBirdy and Ultrasport) and am wondering if there is any benefit in using a 3-axis control...
    13 replies | 955 view(s)
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