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Forum: Gas Engines
11-07-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By kmeyers

Is that the # 11 blade?

Is that the # 11 blade?
Forum: Gas Engines
11-02-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,353
Posted By kmeyers

It seems you may not know what he means in this...

It seems you may not know what he means in this post. He means you must tune the engine. If you do not know how, help is available.
Forum: Gas Engines
10-25-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By kmeyers

U give no RPM numbers. You give no prop info. ...

U give no RPM numbers.
You give no prop info.
you do not mention how or where you needles are after tuning.
this is the most needed info for me to start guessing your problem starting.
Forum: Gas Engines
08-20-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,353
Posted By kmeyers

The bounty of knowledge says do not use a high...

The bounty of knowledge says do not use a high speed or high torque digital metal gear servo on the throttle. Any high quality standard servo with nylon gears is better. If available use a throttle...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-14-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,252
Posted By kmeyers

I second this as great info. When 1 battery is...

I second this as great info. When 1 battery is being used we rely on an IBEC (Ignition Battery Eliminator Circuit). This isolates the radio from ignition noise and provides an extra engine cut off...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-30-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By kmeyers

Yes, that is my most common throttle servo on gas...

Yes, that is my most common throttle servo on gas models. I don't remember one ever failing.
I always use a name brand servo with a ball bearing at the top (which the 3004 futaba is).
Forum: Gas Engines
04-30-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By kmeyers

I run standard size, analog, nylon gear on all my...

I run standard size, analog, nylon gear on all my gas engines.
Forum: Gas Engines
04-23-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By kmeyers

I'm going to assume that you will be using a...

I'm going to assume that you will be using a spinner and that the shaft is threaded to attach it. I would use a spacer the shaft dia. drilled for the spinner bolt with clearance and use it while...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-27-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By kmeyers

A pumped gas carb, ignition, pick up, magnet...

A pumped gas carb, ignition, pick up, magnet ring, 1/4 32 spark plug and manifold adapter. Is about all that is needed. 5% oil for two stroke air cooled engines (20 to 1). The con rod can not be...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-25-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By kmeyers

Yes (with gas hardware).

Yes (with gas hardware).
Forum: Gas Engines
03-12-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By kmeyers

I always think of it like this: the pump works...

I always think of it like this:
the pump works by crankcase pulses. One flip one pulse = lots of flips.

Squirt in some gas as a prime (I use the one thimble full idea), flip and get a two or...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-05-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 549
Posted By kmeyers

Truckracer You must be a much faster typist...

Truckracer
You must be a much faster typist then me.
Forum: Gas Engines
02-05-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 549
Posted By kmeyers

skybolt DLE 20 gee bee y dle30 cheap, easy to...

skybolt DLE 20
gee bee y dle30
cheap, easy to use,reliable power, no fancy stuff.
I like to fly, not fiddle.
Forum: Gas Engines
02-05-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 549
Posted By kmeyers

Are you unable to start your own thread? Is...

Are you unable to start your own thread?
Is this going to be a radio controlled model or full scale?
Engine builders in the EAA might be a better fit either way because of the size and power of...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-05-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,953
Posted By kmeyers

When using a smaller prop the needle setting is...

When using a smaller prop the needle setting is leaner at any given RPM. Same RPM, air and less fuel and oil. The larger the load, the greater the needle setting. When the load becomes too high, the...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-04-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,953
Posted By kmeyers

Patient: "Doctor it hurts when I do this" ...

Patient:
"Doctor it hurts when I do this"
Doctor:
"So don't do that"
You say you are using a 16 x 6 prop. Sounds under propped. Which in turn causes a tuning on the lean side.

What is the peak...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-12-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By kmeyers

DLE 20cc Gasser! (Data & Links 1st Post)...

DLE 20cc Gasser! (Data & Links 1st Post) (http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/gas-engines-142/9863953-dle-20cc-gasser-data-links-1st-post.html)
...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-31-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By kmeyers

In a case like you have described, I would add...

In a case like you have described, I would add one more procedure. I would place the partially disassembled carb and engine in a warm spot like on top of a water heater or refrigerator for a few...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-16-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,236
Posted By kmeyers

For a sensor the old CH's where custom glued...

For a sensor the old CH's where custom glued IC's. Just get a universal hall sensor and glue it in and wire it for your ignition (I am just guessing). I have an old Brisson I did this for. The old...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-16-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By kmeyers

It always worries me when I see wording like...

It always worries me when I see wording like "messed with the carb screws". I am also worried about the pressure in the tank question. We generally run a two line tank with one vent and a tee in the...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-16-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By kmeyers

This is of course true. My point is more of a...

This is of course true.
My point is more of a general one, give as much data as possible. After I wrote that last post I read one of his other posts on this engine and he is talking about header...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-15-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By kmeyers

cuwaert I guess I am having trouble...

cuwaert
I guess I am having trouble understanding your lack of data.
Your not providing more good data.
Question "Why do I get 6400 rpm then it lowers to 6100"?
The most common reason would be...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-10-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By kmeyers

Three seconds of video is NO help. Have you...

Three seconds of video is NO help.
Have you read my posts?
Where are your needles?
Can you find an idle setting?
Forum: Gas Engines
10-10-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By kmeyers

One pic only? Try posting in the truck forum.

One pic only?
Try posting in the truck forum.
Forum: Gas Engines
10-10-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By kmeyers

Some people fly five times a day. While others...

Some people fly five times a day. While others fly five times a year. Both cases present differences in engine life and maintenance. Engine life is also related to fuel and other factors. Avgas will...
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