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11-09-2018, 07:34 AM
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Posted By forrest gump

You have got my attention now...This is exactly...

You have got my attention now...This is exactly what i am inferring in my post about running Saito petrol engines on glow.You wont need an insert for the glow plug,it should just fit the fg20/21 or...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-08-2018, 02:43 AM
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Posted By forrest gump

The use of glow fuel in saito petrol series FG

So my main question is Why cant we use glow fuel on the saito petrol carb?It looks to me due to the sensitivity of the needles even when running on petrol that these carbs on the saito fg series(up...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-07-2018, 02:15 AM
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Posted By forrest gump

So my main question is Why cant we use glow fuel...

So my main question is Why cant we use glow fuel on the saito petrol carb?When using tubing and tank bungs suitable for Petrol fuel ,you can use glow fuel on those with no issues.It usually only...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-06-2018, 12:58 PM
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Posted By forrest gump

Ok,just wondered what the carb(diaphragm etc) was...

Ok,just wondered what the carb(diaphragm etc) was made of you see.If it was unaffected by methanol then it might work as the needles are still too sensitive ,even when supposed to be designed for...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-06-2018, 08:08 AM
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Posted By forrest gump

Hello all.Now I have just bought one of these...

Hello all.Now I have just bought one of these engines brand new but 2nd hand to me(BNIB)I have read nearly every post of the 73 pages and it had made me think.I wonder if running them in on...
04-23-2018, 05:25 AM
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Posted By forrest gump

yes,Its what we all have been waiting for for 5...

yes,Its what we all have been waiting for for 5 yrs or so...we can now upgrade easily... :)
04-19-2018, 09:17 AM
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Posted By forrest gump

Update for Bill and everyone.......Superb news...

Update for Bill and everyone.......Superb news for everyone with a 12fg....It works :) 12FG models convert perfectly on a 16/18sz radio.

I borrowed a friends 16sz(same software as 18sz)and...
04-18-2018, 06:22 AM
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Posted By forrest gump

Thanks Bill...yes I would always check first...

Thanks Bill...yes I would always check first before flying...I don't even mind correcting a few issues, if there were any, but if most of the hard work is done for me then I now can get a few years...
04-17-2018, 10:46 PM
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Posted By forrest gump

Thanks Bill,I am even more confused now!..On page...

Thanks Bill,I am even more confused now!..On page 2 of the 14 page PDF document I attached on my first post,Under the software update of 3.1 version, it clearly states,half way down under the title"...
04-17-2018, 09:10 AM
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Posted By forrest gump

12fg to 18sz model converter on the 18sz.

Hello all.I am an avid futaba 12fg user with fast moulded gliders using many conditions.I have over 30 models and want to change radios from a 12fg to an 18sz.Recently i saw in the software version...
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Posted By forrest gump

RE: 12FG discontinued

eastern...I am struggling to see your logic.As I said before,I have both 8fg and 12fg.As soon as I heard about the 14sg I downloaded the manual from the futaba site and found it the same as the 8fg...
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Posted By forrest gump

RE: 12FG discontinued

Correct,the models from your 12fg carry more data than the models from the 8fg(14sg as they use the same general software).I have both 12fg and 8fg and the models have never been interchangeable.As i...
12-28-2012, 12:40 PM
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Posted By forrest gump

RE: New 14SG loading model memories

sorry just realised I am in the direct support forum..will post my anwer on the 12fg post..FG(sorry Bax/Krysta)
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Posted By forrest gump

RE: Futaba T8J, need rechargable battery

Eneloops are fantastic..I use them in the tx and as a 4 pack for the rx(2000mah AA)..charge up and leave till you go flying ..it can be up to a year and they will still be 3/4 charged..enough for a...
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Posted By forrest gump

RE: 12FG discontinued

I have an 8fg and a 12fg and keeping an eye on the 14sg....but everyone dont be fooled.The 14sg is basically an 8fg programming wise and believe me the 8fg does not have proper full conditions like...
11-19-2012, 06:27 AM
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Posted By forrest gump

RE: new Futaba 14sg

Thanks Krysta, so all my programming on the 8FG has not been in vain!

[edited for typos]
11-15-2012, 11:54 AM
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Posted By forrest gump

new Futaba 14sg

OK gentlemen,I have an 8fg at present with lots of models on it ranging from moulded hotliners to foamies.Will the new 14sg be able to use my SD card from the 8fg with my model memories on.I am...
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Posted By forrest gump

RE: Dx8 to futaba?

I agree with the people who have switched to futaba.I have flown futaba FASST for years now using a tm7 module in an old ff7super,a ff9super and an 8fg and a 12fg with a tm14 module.I fly moulded...
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Posted By forrest gump

RE: Futaba R617FS

flyerdave..The 617 is the bread and butter of the range.I have about 10 of them in foamies to fully moulded gliders costing $1200.Fritz is right,you need to switch it to 7ch mode on the module and...
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Posted By forrest gump

RE: Futaba FASST compatible Rx

Pilot pete,thanks...yes i hear this rumour too but Its nearly too late..frsky have taken over the cheap rx market for foamies regarding FASST...they come in at £15 delivered for me ,the tf6 that...
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Posted By forrest gump

RE: Futaba FASST compatible Rx

I agree with the use of a genuine futaba rx in an expensive model.I would not use a $20 compatable in my £700 mouldie.However I have ranted on about this very issue before and why futaba havent...
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Posted By forrest gump

RE: New 8FG Software V4.0!

thanks steve..FG
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Posted By forrest gump

RE: New 8FG Software V4.0!

steve..why has the v4.0 suddenly changed to v4.1..has there been a change to the actual software or a correction to version 4?? do i need to update to 4.1 if its a correction of v4 or what...thanks...
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Views: 2,463
Posted By forrest gump

RE: Upgrading Transmitter...looking for feedback

I have an 8fg and a 12fg and yes...you do have separate imput devises...There are 12proportional and 2 switched channels....and you can assign any knob,switch or slider or stick to any number of...
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