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Forum: Seaplanes
07-14-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,567
Posted By jaka

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Thin fishing steel wire for rudder steering...
07-12-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By jaka

Hi! Nice plane ! I would advise not using a...

Hi!
Nice plane ! I would advise not using a three blade 14x8 Master prop as that one is not that good performance vise to a two blade. I think a better prop would be a 14x6 APC
Forum: Beginners
05-22-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By jaka

Hi! If it's the Horizon Hobbies Tyfoon airplane...

Hi!
If it's the Horizon Hobbies Tyfoon airplane , made out of foam I would suggest that you get a more suitable plane to start with. A 3D type of plane is too "hot" for a newbie!
Get a large high...
Forum: MVVS Support
05-08-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,693
Posted By jaka

Hi! I have been selling and using MVVS engines...

Hi!
I have been selling and using MVVS engines now for over 40 years so is it something you want to have information about or help with ...feel free to ask.
Regards
Jan Karlsson
Forum: Beginners
04-20-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,184
Posted By jaka

Hi! I agree with "Buzzard Bait"! Too big engine...

Hi!
I agree with "Buzzard Bait"! Too big engine in a trainer is no good!
Been and instructor for 40 years and seen many newcomers with too big engines in their trainers getting in trouble just...
04-17-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,521
Posted By jaka

Hi! In my 44 years in this hobby I have never...

Hi!
In my 44 years in this hobby I have never used any specific gadget to hold servo wires together and have never had a plug loosen.
Forum: Glow Engines
04-14-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,237
Posted By jaka

Hi! Thank's Hobbsy! But it is hard to see if...

Hi!
Thank's Hobbsy! But it is hard to see if there is a mark on the small center gear and the small gear at bottom left?!
When I remove the back plate, do the gears fall out?
Forum: Glow Engines
04-12-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,237
Posted By jaka

Hi! Bought a Laser 30cc V-twin 35 years ago...

Hi!
Bought a Laser 30cc V-twin 35 years ago that I just ran on the bench ,intended for a GEE BEE R1 built from Model Airplane News in 1985 (still not finished), does anyone know how the cam/cams are...
Forum: Sport Flying
04-12-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By jaka

Hi! You should always use as much servo trow ...

Hi!
You should always use as much servo trow (100 % or more) as you can! That means using the shortest servo arm as possible and longest elevator /aileron arm as possible. You should never ever use...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-11-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By jaka

Hi! A 8x5 APC is recommended! At least at sea...

Hi!
A 8x5 APC is recommended! At least at sea level.
Forum: Beginners
04-04-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By jaka

Hi! Never heard of the plane you mentioned and...

Hi!
Never heard of the plane you mentioned and the radio....
A scale plane like the Piper CUB or a German Storch is not a good way to start !
The best way to learn flying R/C is joining a club and...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-04-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 679
Posted By jaka

Hi! The carb works like any other two needle...

Hi!
The carb works like any other two needle carb except this one has an exentric screw that moves the fork (which governs the idle needle) either to the right (leaner) or to the left (richer). You...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-26-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By jaka

Hi! Had a SK .40 engine some 15 years go and it...

Hi!
Had a SK .40 engine some 15 years go and it was a very good engine, Turned a 10x6 RAM prop at around 13600 rpm on 5% nitro and 20% castor oil and Rossi 4 glow plug. Nearly as good as a Webra...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-17-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,024
Posted By jaka

Hi! Still kicking! :)

Hi!
Still kicking! :)
Forum: Glow Engines
03-09-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By jaka

Hi! Thats a 20cc (1.20) MVVS engine! ABC,...

Hi!
Thats a 20cc (1.20) MVVS engine! ABC, 3,0hp at around 9500rpm. Carb is a walbro. There are ordinary glow carbs available for it also.
I might have an exhaust adpter.
Forum: Beginners
02-22-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,184
Posted By jaka

Hi! I have been in this hobby/sport now since...

Hi!
I have been in this hobby/sport now since 1975 and a good way to become a better flier is to go from a high winged trainer to some low winged sport planes to learn some aerobatics and to...
Forum: Beginners
02-21-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,145
Posted By jaka

Hi! You turn a high or low winged aileron R/C...

Hi!
You turn a high or low winged aileron R/C type model by giving aileron and then elevator! No rudder is needed! -Well, for a big 1/4 scale CUB rudder is needed.
Forum: MVVS Support
02-15-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,157
Posted By jaka

Hi! Less nitro gives longer duration (engine...

Hi!
Less nitro gives longer duration (engine runs)!
I would go with a 12x7 or 13x5 for most low winged sport airplanes. 14x4, 14x5 for high winged,slow flying planes like a CUB.
Best props...
Forum: MVVS Support
02-08-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,146
Posted By jaka

Hi! First of all: You have to set all engines...

Hi!
First of all: You have to set all engines by ear! If you cannot do it ...there will be problems. A tach could work but is not that good compared to a the human ear.
The MVVS 12,7cc engine (.77)...
Forum: MVVS Support
02-08-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,662
Posted By jaka

Hi! I have C-clips for the .26 MVVS ! ...

Hi!
I have C-clips for the .26 MVVS !
Cylinder head for the MVVS .26 engine could be had from MVVS.
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Forum: MVVS Support
01-26-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,260
Posted By jaka

Hi! 3mm screws are way too big.Use small self...

Hi!
3mm screws are way too big.Use small self tapping metall screws instead.
Those I used on my own silencer had a tread diameter of 2mm.
Forum: MVVS Support
01-24-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,056
Posted By jaka

Hi! Im still kicking!

Hi!
Im still kicking!
Forum: MVVS Support
01-24-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,260
Posted By jaka

Hi! Old tread but here goes... The MVVS...

Hi!
Old tread but here goes...
The MVVS silencer can be fixed by drilling three small holes through the sides of the silencer beside the rivets and screw in some small metal screws.
Forum: Glow Engines
01-24-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,349
Posted By jaka

Hi! Sweden! It's with an R/C carb! Silencer...

Hi!
Sweden!
It's with an R/C carb! Silencer or mini pipe is optional.
Forum: Seaplanes
01-23-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,567
Posted By jaka

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