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    Os 49 fs

    I picked up an OS 40FS at a auction last February. It was pretty stiff but looked like it has little to no use. A good cleaning and all new bearings had it spinning over nicely. The piston/sleeve...
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    From my experience it seems a .007 thick gasket...

    From my experience it seems a .007 thick gasket is about what is used. Here is are links to gasket material in various thickness. http://www.lubbockgasket.com/gasket_material.html and another ...
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    I use a drill bit..... Cut the hole to fit over...

    I use a drill bit..... Cut the hole to fit over the back plate and set the gasket over the back plate with the back plate on the bench, gasket up.. Use an appropriate sized bit and push it (the...
  4. Thread: Pumps

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    I've had some luck running the pump wide open. ...

    I've had some luck running the pump wide open. There is a "T" at the carb to allow excess fuel to return to the tank. The carb takes what it wants and the rest is recirculated.

    Ken
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    The link you posted appears to be dead. Do you...

    The link you posted appears to be dead. Do you have anything in print you can take a photo of?

    ken
  6. Cut the good panel off the broken half. Use the...

    Cut the good panel off the broken half. Use the good panel and trace the root and tip ribs. Make templates and use those to cut two new foam cores. Sheet with balsa and finish as ypu see fit. ...
  7. I've not read every post in this thread so if...

    I've not read every post in this thread so if this is a duplicate I apologize....

    MY concern with the dues increase is not so much the extra money, but the way the money is being spent. It seems...
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    Any good oxy/acetylene torch will do the job. ...

    Any good oxy/acetylene torch will do the job. Tig is very nice but expensive just to experiment with. Gas welding is not hard to do. It is much like soldering only at much higher temps. I gas...
  9. Thread: YS 140 quits

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    I may be wrong but turning the regulator screw IN...

    I may be wrong but turning the regulator screw IN should reduce (lean) the fuel flow???? OUT should make it richer?????

    Ken
  10. Must be a pylon racer????? Ken

    Must be a pylon racer?????

    Ken
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    Had some time to play and adjust this weekend and...

    Had some time to play and adjust this weekend and fly to test the adjustments. FWIW I'm running an APC 12X6 and the engine is mounted on a Pulse XT 40.

    I'm able to get the idle down to...
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    I was chasing the regulator a bit. I think I was...

    I was chasing the regulator a bit. I think I was making much to large of adjustments. I'm close now so maybe a 1/4 or 1/8 turn at a time will zero me in.

    Should this engine idle at 2000 RPM...
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    I finally had some time to burn my first fuel...

    I finally had some time to burn my first fuel this weekend and it all went through the 53. All the mixture and regulator settings needed to be changed. I got the rotary valve a bit on the tight...
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    Drilling piston for gas port mod

    Rather than reserrect a many year old thread (http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/ys-engines-support-197/8599095-ys-piston-gas-port-modification.html) I thought I would ask if there is a current...
  15. Thread: employment

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    A long way away from "home" but i hear the oil...

    A long way away from "home" but i hear the oil fields in North Dakota need welders. That is a rumor and I never checked it out.

    Ken
  16. Thread: Stuck valves

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    Sometimes a little heat from a heat gun will help...

    Sometimes a little heat from a heat gun will help to soften the gunk sticking the valves or what ever is stuck. Heat is especially helpful if the gunk is castor residue. Soaking in fuel is a first...
  17. Sent an email on April 25. As of today no reply...

    Sent an email on April 25. As of today no reply back. I'm not surprised though as this seems to be the case with Mecoa.

    Ken
  18. Shameless bump:)

    Shameless bump:)
  19. looking for the person who will chrome plate sleeves

    At one time there was somebody who would chrome plate a sleeve as a repair and fit it to your piston in the process. I have a Webra Speed 61 that needs this done. I do not have this persons contact...
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    This is the pattern forum. Best to post in the...

    This is the pattern forum. Best to post in the jets section.

    http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-jets-120/

    Ken
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    As good as the Super 88 is, it's not meant to be...

    As good as the Super 88 is, it's not meant to be used to hold a canopy on an airplane.;) (never met a modeler that didn't use something it wasn't intended for);) With that said, it does have...
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    I dont think it would but a quick cycle would...

    I dont think it would but a quick cycle would tell the true tail.

    Ken
  23. Now that I have a proper keyboard, not my phone,...

    Now that I have a proper keyboard, not my phone, I used the voice command function of the caller. At first I had a bit of trouble making the caller work but when I realized I was not speaking...
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    Hokey smokes Bullwinkle, I think you found the...

    Hokey smokes Bullwinkle, I think you found the Swiss Cheese:D

    I too am interested in the coring process. How much weight was removed?

    Ken
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    Foam Tack is a good one.

    Foam Tack is a good one.
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