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Forum: Gas Engines
06-25-2019, 05:21 PM
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Posted By GalenB

Technically it is 8.5 oz per gallon to get 15:1. ...

Technically it is 8.5 oz per gallon to get 15:1. I am usually generous and round up to 9 oz... So 8oz is close enough if you so choose... Again -- since this just a glow engine on ignition a...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-25-2019, 04:58 PM
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Posted By GalenB

FWIW -- I use the Cool Power oil... I figure that...

FWIW -- I use the Cool Power oil... I figure that this engine is really a glow engine so using the oil that has been used in Saito glow engines for decades cannot hurt. I have more than 40 trouble...
Forum: Marketplace
11-05-2018, 05:14 PM
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Posted By GalenB

Sorry -- not interested in trades or shipping at...

Sorry -- not interested in trades or shipping at this time. Thank you for your interest!
Forum: Marketplace
11-05-2018, 01:50 PM
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Posted By GalenB

NIB Top Flite P-47 Razorback GS ARF

Local pick up only (Meeting within a reasonable driving distance from 98027 is negotiable)

I have a nearly NIB Top Flite P-47 Razorback ARF. Nearly new since the box has had one wing panel out and...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-15-2018, 12:41 PM
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Posted By GalenB

How many gallons of fuel have you used? I have...

How many gallons of fuel have you used? I have broken mine in, and flown the plane 27 times, and I am still on my first gallon fuel... Mine is running really well, and when properly primed, is one...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-09-2018, 05:04 PM
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Posted By GalenB

Some things to consider: First -- are all...

Some things to consider:

First -- are all cylinders firing? A laser temp gun is a must have tool for tuning this engine -- in my opinion.

Second -- the needles of the Saito carb are strange. ...
02-07-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

Finally heard back from the factory... The...

Finally heard back from the factory... The Oracover colors are Olive drab, Gray, and Cream -- then sprayed with a matte finish...
01-23-2018, 07:25 PM
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Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

Take it off and throw it away! :) Since I hate...

Take it off and throw it away! :) Since I hate wrinkly airplanes I have decided to never paint over any kote of any kind... Other than SolarTex that is... :)

Do you want to change the color or...
01-18-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

For the Canadian Target Tug scheme -- yes. The...

For the Canadian Target Tug scheme -- yes. The color selection for Solartex is geared toward scale schemes, but the selection is limited when compared to the films. However, they have a natural...
01-18-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

Neither am I, but SolarTex is so easy to apply it...

Neither am I, but SolarTex is so easy to apply it makes anyone look good at covering... If you decide to recover then SolarTex is the only way to go...
01-17-2018, 02:59 PM
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Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

No. I usually get my Ultracote from HH. However,...

No. I usually get my Ultracote from HH. However, since I know loathe wrinkly airplanes I am moving toward SolorTex and glassed and painted...

When I cover my naked Lysander in the "Canadian Target...
01-17-2018, 02:26 PM
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Posted By GalenB

HH does not seem to have the right gray color. ...

HH does not seem to have the right gray color. Here are the Oracover colors that I think are right.

Grey:
https://www.oracover.de/katalog/artikelinfo/522/oracover-width_-60-cm-length_--2-m
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01-16-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

I used 5" Sullivan wheels. I am pretty sure that...

I used 5" Sullivan wheels. I am pretty sure that 6' wheels will also work... No spats lights -- unfortunately... I have another naked Lysander in the box, and that one will get spat lights, I am...
01-16-2018, 02:51 PM
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Posted By GalenB

I think the Oracover colors are Olive Drab, Gray,...

I think the Oracover colors are Olive Drab, Gray, and Cream. I am not sure of the Gray -- as I recall it being dark gray and now I only find Gray on the Oracover site in Germany... I am sure of the...
01-16-2018, 10:40 AM
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Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

There are no holes in the tops of the struts... ...

There are no holes in the tops of the struts... You have to locate and drill them yourself... And this doesn't match the manual, much like the CG in the manual doesn't match anything...

I took 4...
07-19-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

The "Canadian Target Tug" color scheme is one...

The "Canadian Target Tug" color scheme is one that I really want on a Lysander. A really nice scheme that is very RC friendly...
07-18-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

In this case the factory screwed up royally. The...

In this case the factory screwed up royally. The recommended CG is simply wrong. Fly2XS (Scott), dmyers0403, and I have all done research on the CG issue and have all concluded, and successfully...
07-18-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

I understand what you are saying, but it doesn't...

I understand what you are saying, but it doesn't matter how much anything weighs -- it only matters where you set the CG to get a well flying plane. Even though my engine is heavier, and I have the...
07-18-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

The CG in the manual -- 27mm forward of the...

The CG in the manual -- 27mm forward of the leading edge at the root -- IS WAY TOO FAR FORWARD! Mine is balanced a little aft of the leading edge at the root, and others are reporting great success...
07-13-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

Hi Tom, I would be very careful about adding...

Hi Tom,

I would be very careful about adding any nose weight, especially permanent weight (epoxied lead shot).

Since you are using a Xicoy and I am using a Xicoy we should be able to match...
07-11-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

I don't use flaps too much myself, but here is...

I don't use flaps too much myself, but here is what I know.

1. You will need a little down elevator mixed in with flap deployment as the plane, typically, balloons upward. This offset is usually...
07-10-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

Awesome flight Scott! Thanks for sharing and I...

Awesome flight Scott! Thanks for sharing and I am very happy to see that it went so well!
07-07-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

Hi Scott, Thanks for the info and pics about...

Hi Scott,

Thanks for the info and pics about your setup. I really liked seeing the TnT gear, which I have yet to purchase. I am not a fan of the slot in the stock gear in which the axles mount......
07-06-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

Hi Scott, As I read the previous something...

Hi Scott,

As I read the previous something seems odd to me -- please bear with me as I explain...

My Lysander has the Saito 60 R3 on 2.75" stand offs, has three Futaba S9551 low profile MG...
07-05-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,618
Posted By GalenB

Sorry, no pics in flight... Have post flight...

Sorry, no pics in flight... Have post flight pics, but RCU won't allow me to upload them -- I get an error that directs me to the sysadmin...

The baffle is mounted to the cowl. I know I covered...
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