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Forum: Glow Engines
03-05-2006, 06:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,081
Posted By Vern326

RE: Webra Speed 50

OK Huey-Pilot & Tim C, I think my next step will be try a colder plug, OS A5 and 10% nitro. The compression is good hot or cold. I got all of the pieces cut to replace the landing gear frame...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-05-2006, 04:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,081
Posted By Vern326

RE: Webra Speed 50

OK Mr Motor, It must be a NEW old 50 because it is not ringed and it does not have clicks on the low end needle. I got it from a friend who quit flying and I don't know how long he had it. It still...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-04-2006, 06:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,081
Posted By Vern326

RE: Webra Speed 50

OK I am running the muffler that came with the engine. I don't know how much pressure it is actually putting into the tank. With this thought in mind is why I put an angle on the exhaust nipple. I...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-04-2006, 04:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,081
Posted By Vern326

RE: Webra Speed 50

OK Its 3:35 PM and the temp is 48 degrees. I just got back from the field. Assembled the plane,
fueled it up, did preflight check, started Webra, warmed up, seemed to be running pretty good. Took...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-04-2006, 01:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,081
Posted By Vern326

RE: Webra Speed 50

OK SportPilot. The top of the tank is about the centerline of the carb. Not much I could do about that as the aircraft is an ARF.
Forum: Glow Engines
03-04-2006, 12:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,081
Posted By Vern326

RE: Webra Speed 50

OK Speedster. I will do the pinch bit while I am at the field. I did not adjust low end needle 1/4 turn all at one time. I usually make that adjustment 1/16 turn at a time.
Forum: Glow Engines
03-04-2006, 12:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,081
Posted By Vern326

RE: Webra Speed 50

Its 11:30 AM here in central Illnois and I just came in from the back yard where the temp is 42 degrees. The Webra started just fine with the OS 8 glow plug. Still same old problems Idle good,...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-04-2006, 11:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,081
Posted By Vern326

RE: Webra Speed 50

Ok I just went thru my glow plugs and found an OS 8 and an Enya #4. I put the OS 8 in the engine but haven't tried it yet. Outside temperature is 38 degrees. As soon as it warms up a bit more I will...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-04-2006, 10:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,081
Posted By Vern326

RE: Webra Speed 50

I have a APC 11x5 prop on the engine. A OS A3 glow plug and useing Morgan Cool Power 10% for fuel. I broke the engine in on a test stand with the above fuel and no added oil, not overly rich as to 4...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-03-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,081
Posted By Vern326

Webra Speed 50

I have a new Webra Speed 50 engine. I have run about 6 to 8 tanks of fuel thru it and I have never got it to run correctly. All of the fuel lines are new. The engine has alway started easy but has...
Forum: Beginners
11-30-2005, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By Vern326

RE: Running carb dry after flight?

I have run OS two stroke engines for about 5 years. Here is the procedure I use and it has worked well with 0 engine problems. 1 shut off the engine at idle speed. 2 remove fuel tubing from engine...
11-30-2005, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By Vern326

RE: Fuel Tank on CG

Most models are designed for the fuel tank to be right behind the fire wall, and the aircraft is designed to balance with the fuel tank empty. Then when fuel is added it increases the nose weight...
Forum: Beginners
11-30-2005, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,693
Posted By Vern326

RE: My First Fight!

I was reading through the posts and I noticed that no one mentioned SAFETY! Airplanes can cause serious injury! Especially the prop. So always have safe operating procedures in your mind. I am sure...
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