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04-20-2019, 12:52 PM
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Posted By Stick 40

find small wire

I got my grand kids some small single cell Drones, but the plugs are hard to pull apart and short. I would like to add some wire to make them longer and put JST 2 poll plugs on them.But I don’t know...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-15-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Stick 40

good, thanks for the reply's. I will leave it . ...

good, thanks for the reply's. I will leave it .

I was trying to fix the first post with the sp and some how reposted. LOL
Forum: Gas Engines
04-15-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By Stick 40

DLE 20 thr. spring

I bought a Ultra stick lite , with a DLE 20 on it. The DLE never ran very well.I just put a new Carb. On it and it is running great.But I notice , there is a spring on the THR, arm on both carbs. I...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-15-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By Stick 40

DLE Thr. arm spring

I bought a Ultra stick lite , with a DLE 20 on it. The DLE never ran very well.I just put a new Carb. On it and it is running great.But I notice , there is a spring on the THR, arm on both carbs. I...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-14-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By Stick 40

max rpm

I have had Saito Glow for about 35 years and they all have a max RPM. They never gave ground RPM, so I always set the ground RPM about 800 RPM's under the max. Has to do with the 4 cycle and what all...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-11-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By Stick 40

oil mix

The Stihl is 50:1 and some of our engines like 20:1, 30:1, 50:1. Make sure your engine will do well with 50:1 and if it won't you can add oil and change the mix.

I think 50:1 is about 2 1/2...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-11-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By Stick 40

14x8

I could not find the 15x6 , had to go with the 14x8. but it went well. I have the first 30 min. break in done. now to mount I on a plane.
Forum: Gas Engines
04-11-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Stick 40

FG 17 saito

I just finished the 30 min. break in on my Saito FG17 and it went great. I was a little heaver on the oil. I mixed a 1/2 gal. and had a small amount of oil left in the bottle and put it in, could...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-11-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By Stick 40

FG 17 break in

I just ran my FG17 for the 30 min. break in, thanks for your post. It helped a great deal, as the book was not great.
Forum: Gas Engines
04-10-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By Stick 40

prop size break in

Hi,
I picked up a new Saito 17 CC and am getting ready for break in.
The book says to us the smaller prop, more fuel going thru it I would think.
They give 3 props, 14x8, 15x6, and 16x6. the 14...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-07-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Stick 40

ok

That was what I was wondering. Not a problem, just hoping to save a little on oil. I have always like Saito and have taken care of the glow ones.

I will keep up on the 20:1.

Thanks

sticks
Forum: Gas Engines
04-06-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Stick 40

Saito oil mix

Hi,
I have always been a Saito guy, Saito is about the only 4 stroke glow engine I have.

This being said, I jumped on a Saito FG-14B and just picked up a Saito FG-17 . I am about ready to start...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-28-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By Stick 40

yes

That is why I have not done it in some time, it can help on a plane that want to bank hard with excessive thro.
In rereading speeds post, I think we are saying the same thing, just two different...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-27-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By Stick 40

I have not done this a lot lately, but I always...

I have not done this a lot lately, but I always thought it was shim to the right and a little down. In other words the shim would go on the left side of the mount and on top for down thrust ? This...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-27-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Stick 40

Hi, just kidding about the trashing. I just...

Hi,
just kidding about the trashing. I just ordered a new carb from my LHS. I want to get this running, its spring need to get flying. Not like I don't have about 40 other planes! LOL
I agree , not...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-27-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Stick 40

Hi, Thanks, I am just trying to sort it out. I...

Hi,
Thanks, I am just trying to sort it out. I don't mind a problem, kind of a challenge. I bought the Ultra Stick Lite used and the problem came with it. Don't know how old, but it will run good...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-26-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Stick 40

DLE 20 trouble

I am working on a used DLE 20 . I got it running on the ground , but on every take of it would sputter and die out. I put in new fuel line and that did not help. I am now putting in a new tank and...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-25-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By Stick 40

good post

HI,
I have all the newer tanks Dubro etc. anyway, but glad to have the info posted for anyone else reads this

thanks
Forum: Gas Engines
03-25-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By Stick 40

got stuff

Hi,
Thanks for the quick reply's, I do have the hard ware. But the plane I want to put a tank in won't take the "gas" tanks I have.

I was thinking the plastic tanks should work, just wanted a...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-25-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By Stick 40

glow fuel tanks for gas

I am slowly getting into gas.

just wondering if I can use my extra glow tanks ( with gas hardware ) for gas??

I have a few and would like to use them.

thanks
01-26-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Stick 40

ok, I found it. I went back on line and came up...

ok, I found it. I went back on line and came up with the answer. its 4.8 or 6.0 v looks like a very good servo. glad to get a couple in this plane.
01-26-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Stick 40

futaba s9202 servo

Hi,
I picked up a new to me plane, its a ultra stick lite and it has a couple of futaba s 9202 corless servos in it.

I have looked in the net but can't find out if these are 4.8v or 6 v, anyone ...
12-12-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Stick 40

Taurus kit price

Hi,

I have a old stock, new in the box Taurus balsa wood kit 35-45 engine size from top Flight. A friend wants to buy it and is offering $100 for it.
I was just wondering if that was to much...
12-17-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Stick 40

Thanks for the info, I will tell her. I am...

Thanks for the info, I will tell her.

I am redoing my hobby area in the basement and this will be a new item

sticks
12-16-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By Stick 40

I have used three blade props for many years and...

I have used three blade props for many years and have had good luck. But not all three blade props are the best.

I picked up a FMS P51 elect that used a 4 cell and came with a 4 blade prop. I...
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