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    How do you download the magazine in a PDF...

    How do you download the magazine in a PDF version?
    I didn't see anything that said a PDF version was available.
    I just pick the month and year I want to look at, and it brings up the default...
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    The digital edition is kind of a pain in the azz...

    The digital edition is kind of a pain in the azz to view. I don't care much for the way the magazine is displayed. If you let your pointer enter the displayed page at all, it automatically zooms it...
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    If you just select the regular membership for...

    If you just select the regular membership for $57.95 and go on to the next screens, one of the screens gives you the option of magazine, digital, or both. Your annual amount will then be adjusted for...
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    Send me your email address, and I'll send you a...

    Send me your email address, and I'll send you a PDF of the manual.

    Greg
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    I am enjoying the option to take the print...

    I am enjoying the option to take the print edition, the online edition, or both.
    I very seldom ever read anything in the Model Aviation magazine, and it seemed to be a big waste of a tree to me, so...
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    I would think that unless you really need to...

    I would think that unless you really need to reduce weight, there wouldn't be much reason to use a 4 cell pack As mentioned before, servo speed and power increase with the extra cell. The biggest...
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    I finished up going through everything. The...

    I finished up going through everything.
    The plunger is in good shape. The diaphragm is in good shape, lies flat, and no tares. I blew out all lines and found no debris.
    I checked the valves for...
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    What type of paint are you going to use? Greg

    What type of paint are you going to use?

    Greg
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    I went through the whole check valve system, and...

    I went through the whole check valve system, and all lines and fittings.
    I didn't find any dirt or debris in the check valve, the high speed needle seat, or any of the fuel lines or fittings.
    I...
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    I'm not a winter flyer. I have made several...

    I'm not a winter flyer.
    I have made several winter flights, and can't say that I enjoyed any of them.
    About the only time I get out in the winter, is if there is a New Year day get together.

    Greg
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    I guess I don't understand "the little hump under...

    I guess I don't understand "the little hump under it" comment.
    The shank of the plunger is straight with no hump, and the end is flat not rounded. A silicone end is then slipped over the end of the...
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    On all of my check valves, I take a piece of...

    On all of my check valves, I take a piece of X-Large silicone fuel tubing and slip it over the check valve. This will stop the check valve from unscrewing, and also keeps it from leaking any air.
    I...
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    It certainly does switch from pressure to no...

    It certainly does switch from pressure to no pressure at 2000 rpm. Here is an excerpt from a YS Fact Sheet.
    Located at:
    http://www.julton.net/Fact%20Sheet%20YS%20Engines.html

    YS Carburettor...
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    That sounds like a possibility. After about 2000...

    That sounds like a possibility. After about 2000 rpm the engine starts to run on the pressure system. Under 2000 rpm it is just like any other engine as far as fuel supply is concerned (not...
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    YS 120 FZ Going Lean

    I have a YS 120 FZ that goes lean after several perfect engine run flights.
    This happens on start up. Once started I let it idle for about 30 seconds and then advance the throttle. It starts to go...
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    If you don't use something like the "Servo City...

    If you don't use something like the "Servo City Power Board" that I use, you will be more limited by the power plug into the receiver, than the switch. The standard Hitec/Futaba plugs are only good...
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    My set up for a 50cc plane is as follows: Dual...

    My set up for a 50cc plane is as follows:

    Dual A123 6.6v 2500 mAH batteries...http://www.electrodynam.com/store/product297.html
    Wolverine dual redundant...
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    How much total amperage are the switches you...

    How much total amperage are the switches you people use capable of?
    I was checking some quality switches and found the following.

    Fromeco Badger switch...13...
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    Fay, The cowl for the Funtana 125 will fit the...

    Fay,

    The cowl for the Funtana 125 will fit the 100X.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Hangar-9-Cowl-Funtana-125-/170935272591?pt=Radio_Control_Parts_Accessories&hash=item27cc89448f

    It even says in...
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    I still like my OS 32SX running on an APC 8X8 at...

    I still like my OS 32SX running on an APC 8X8 at 18,000rpm on 20% nitro:)

    Greg.
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    Chris was quite the front man. Here is a link to...

    Chris was quite the front man.
    Here is a link to Remembering Chris Chianelli and links to some of his shows.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mbdv9lAths&list=PL6DDDC6AB96A3C2E6&index=1

    Greg
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    Funtana Replacement

    I am looking for recommendations for the replacement of my Funtana 100X.
    It is close to impossible to find an unbuilt kit of this plane, and if you do, the price is high $350.00.
    I am figuring that...
  23. Thread: Just a FYI

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    When soldering Deans type of connectors, I plug...

    When soldering Deans type of connectors, I plug the male and female ends together. This way if enough heat is applied to soften the plug body, they still stay in proper alignment. This will also heat...
  24. I had the same problem using JB Weld on the two...

    I had the same problem using JB Weld on the two down tubes on a Pitts muffler that broke loose on a bad landing. The JB Weld softened up once the engine and muffler were up to running temperature,...
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    Is there an extension cable available for the...

    Is there an extension cable available for the Hitec sensor station?

    Greg
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