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Forum: Gas Engines
05-15-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By spinner

Fuel/Air Ratio Problem with DLE 30?

I have a new DLE 30 that is mounted to a Sig 1/4 Scale Cub. For scale purposes, the cowling has only a minimal amount of cut outs for cooling the cylinder head. I have run about 1/2 - 3/4 gallon of...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-11-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,631
Posted By spinner

RE: How to rejuvenate a long stored OS 1.08 ?

Thanks to all who replied to my request for info. I ended up soaking the engine (carb included) in denatured alcohol for 1 day. That got everything loose again so I then filled the engine with a...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-01-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,631
Posted By spinner

How to rejuvenate a long stored OS 1.08 ?

I have an old O.S. 1.08 that I put up 15 years ago and now want to use it again. I can't turn the engine over nor rotate the throttle barrel (haven't tried very hard for fear of damaging). The...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-09-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5,283
Views: 653,162
Posted By spinner

RE: NEW DLE30!

Just found this thread about the DLE 30 after buying a new one. I notice that the choke and throttle linkage arms have about the same standoff distance away from the choke body. What have others...
Replies: 1
Views: 956
Posted By spinner

Aurora 9 Flap to Elevator Mixing - How To?

For my Aurora 9, can someone give me a quick tutorial on how to set up the mixing for flap to elevator with flaps being the "master". If there is a post in the Aurora 9 thread that deals with this...
03-12-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,287
Posted By spinner

Anyone using National Balsa?

I am getting ready to build a Wendell Hostetler Skybolt and need to order balsa and ply. I checked the various balsa suppliers and came across National Balsa. Has anyone used their product and if...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-31-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By spinner

Klotz Oil for G-62 fuel?

A friend told me to use Belray MC-1 oil at 50:1 in high octane gas for my G-62. I couldn't find the Belray oil but a motor cycle store owner told me to try Klotz R50 Racing Synthetic Oil at 50:1...
09-16-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 170,943
Posted By spinner

RE: Ziroli F6F Hellcat Builder's Diary

wulf, you mentioned in an earlier section that you used Nelson hinges for the fuse access hatches. What type of hinges do you plan on using for the tail gear doors. Also, how will you actuate the...
09-16-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 771
Posted By spinner

Ziroli P-47 Tail Gear Doors

I have finished construction of the fuse and have installed Robart retract gear for the mains and tail gear. I am having trouble coming up with a good working tail gear door arrangement however. ...
05-24-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,398
Posted By spinner

Olive Drab Paint Sources for P-47

I am ready to prime and paint my semi-scale Ziroli P-47. I am looking for an easy paint system to replicate the flat olive drab used during WWII. I also need a flat dove gray for the underside of...
05-24-2006, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,352
Posted By spinner

RE: P-47 Gear Door Help

On my Ziroli Jug (92"), I have a 3/8" - 1/2" thick strip of hardwood attached to the gear door with glue and screws running from just below the mounting bracket to just above the wheel. The hardwood...
05-22-2006, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 774
Posted By spinner

Olive Drab Paint for Ziroli P-47 Question

I am ready to prime and paint a Ziroli P-47. I have selected an olive drab paint scheme for the fuse and upper wing but haven't selected a paint type yet. I want the paint to be flat with no gloss....
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By spinner

PCM VS FM Question

I have a Futaba 6XA FM transmitter with an R127 FM receiver. If I want to switch to a PCM receiver, do I need another transmitter that is purpose built for the PCM receiver?
09-25-2005, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By spinner

Robart Retract Question

I have just finished installing Robart retracts in a Ziroli P-47 and have the adjustable control valve to limit the speed of retraction and deployment. The retraction of the gear works fine after...
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By spinner

Futaba T6XA - Any problems with this series?

I have a T6XA transmitter with 2 FP-R127DF receivers on Channel 56. I have been getting minor hits routinely at the club field and want to do something about it. I can either change frequencies or...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-21-2003, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By spinner

OS 46 FX PROBLEMS

I have a fairly new OS 46 fx that idles fine but has much difficulty in transitioning through the mid range area. It sounds like the engine is loading with fuel. I have leaned the needle valve and...
02-02-2003, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By spinner

Need Suggestions on Boxing in Wheel Wells

I've just finished installing the main gear retracts and sheeting the bottom of the wings on my Ziroli 92" P-47. Before sheeting the top of the wing, should I install vertical sheeting around the...
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