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    looking for analog tach

    Years ago I had a Royal Pro Tach. I likes using the analog tach as I wasn't all that concerned about the absolute number but more so the trend of the engine RPM. The needle was/is better for this...
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    The only way for the disc to seal is to run VERY...

    The only way for the disc to seal is to run VERY close to the carb body. The oil film makes the final seal and of course lubricates the assembly. Without a good seal the fuel charge leaks buy and...
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    It's long gone in the garbage. It looked like...

    It's long gone in the garbage. It looked like sugar that got damp and hardened.

    Ken
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    I like to apply mine wet. It gives ME a little...

    I like to apply mine wet. It gives ME a little fudge factor (especially with the larger decals) in case I make a mistake. I let them set a day or two to make sure all the moisture has evaporated...
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    You hit the nail squarely on the head!! Ken

    You hit the nail squarely on the head!!

    Ken
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    When I started to fly helicopters "way back when"...

    When I started to fly helicopters "way back when" I was "told" you have to have light stick tension to fly well so that's what I did. Don't fly heli's any more but kept the soft sticks. 20 years...
  7. I've been running Sig 10% nitro 2C fuel in my...

    I've been running Sig 10% nitro 2C fuel in my YS53. So far no issue except twice it got a squeaking sound. Almost like it is wheezing????? First thought was a loose motor mount and it was loose. ...
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    My work bench is "belly button" high. I have the...

    My work bench is "belly button" high. I have the option of standing or sitting on a tall stool. Works for me but YMMV.

    Ken
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    Been working a lot so I apologize for not getting...

    Been working a lot so I apologize for not getting back sooner. The substance in the tank was an off white or white in color. Hence the teasing about his wife and sugar;) It also was in chunks...
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    Crystalline substance in fuel tank

    One of the guys in my club has had an issue with a crystalline substance build up in his fuel tank. It is white or off white in color and quite hard. I teased him about his wife putting sugar in...
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    Well.... It was a good idea while it lasted. ...

    Well.... It was a good idea while it lasted. LOL:D:D
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    I can see why you mix fuel. I guess I'm lucky...

    I can see why you mix fuel. I guess I'm lucky here. I can pickup 10% to 15% Sig fuel in Des Moines for around $16ish dollars a gallon. Our club has a long time Sig dealer and he charges about $13...
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    Sticky for fuel mixing supplies?

    I lurk here from time to time. I'm thinking out loud here a bit.....

    Would a sticky thread be of use that details supplies used to mix fuel. I guess I'm thinking not so much like "Go to Joes'...
  14. Thread: saito 120

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    As long as the valves are not held open when the...

    As long as the valves are not held open when the engine is cold the valves can have less than .001 clearance. The pushrods are steel and the rest of the engine is aluminum. This means the cylinder...
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    Exactly what I was looking for! THANKS!!:D:D

    Exactly what I was looking for! THANKS!!:D:D
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    Thanks for the links guys. I think I pretty much...

    Thanks for the links guys. I think I pretty much stuck on building a 90 4C Insight. I'm currently working on a 1/4 scale Kraft Super Fli of my own design. That build has stalled for a bit but...
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    MORE:o questions 'cause I don't know. I'm kind...

    MORE:o questions 'cause I don't know.

    I'm kind of liking the Insight. There are files for laser cutting a short kit of all the formers, rib templates etc. Now to sizing... I was thinking...
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    In my usual manner I'm getting the cart ahead of...

    In my usual manner I'm getting the cart ahead of the horse a bit....

    I'm trying to get a handle on how much torque the servos would need in a 2M airframe. I know servos are a very personal thing,...
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    My first YS was a 53 FZ that had a factory fault....

    My first YS was a 53 FZ that had a factory fault. It passed through two previous owners who failed to find the issue. My finding it was almost an accident. It had a TINY hole in the carb under the...
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    I found the Insite planes website just tonight...

    I found the Insite planes website just tonight and have sent an email regarding sizing. I have a "little" YS 53 that would be a nice fit in an appropriately sized airframe for a fun little package....
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    Hi Matt. As cool as the classics are, I prefer...

    Hi Matt. As cool as the classics are, I prefer something a bit more "modern". I'm in no hurry so I'll keep looking around. I might even try my hand at a little design work:eek: I found a site...
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    f3a airframe for 90 or 120 four stroke

    I would like a nice airframe that would be suitable for either a 90 or 120 four stroke engine. I don't plan on competing but do like aerobatics. I figure what better airframe than an F3A to do this...
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    Goop or a similar product works well. It can be...

    Goop or a similar product works well. It can be pealed off with no damage to the canopy or the fuselage. I had a rebuild thread in the crash forum showing how I did it on my CAP 232. a search in...
  24. Hey Ken, How are you doing?! I did what you are...

    Hey Ken, How are you doing?! I did what you are proposing to do. Here are my trials and tribulations over on RCG designing and building a Kraft Super Fli
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    Here is...

    Here is mine...http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/kit-building-121/10732121-new-work-bench-me-photos-added.html#post10732121

    Ken
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