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Forum: Gas Engines
06-17-2016, 05:57 AM
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Posted By johnhi

hi cathurga i just sent you a PM

hi cathurga i just sent you a PM
Forum: Gas Engines
06-17-2016, 02:22 AM
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Posted By johnhi

Hi all, I'm thinking of selling my Saito FG60,...

Hi all, I'm thinking of selling my Saito FG60, it's running perfectly now but its not giving enough power in the plane I have to do prop hanging, is anyone interested. I've got a Keleo ring too?
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Forum: Gas Engines
05-24-2016, 09:44 AM
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Posted By johnhi

It was very hard for me to get this off, the only...

It was very hard for me to get this off, the only way I could get the orange insert off in the end was with pliers and I ended up completely tearing it apart, so if I needed to put the old saito carb...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-10-2016, 11:09 AM
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Posted By johnhi

The cylinders fail during flight not starting.

The cylinders fail during flight not starting.
Forum: Gas Engines
04-10-2016, 08:04 AM
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Posted By johnhi

Much esier to tune and hand start with a proper...

Much esier to tune and hand start with a proper choke.
john
Forum: Gas Engines
04-10-2016, 07:21 AM
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Posted By johnhi

This all sounds plausible. Can I ask how I would...

This all sounds plausible. Can I ask how I would retard the ignition, which direction would I need to turn the sensor?

I'm still waiting for the replacement cylinder from HobbyPlastic, here's the...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-05-2016, 02:15 PM
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Posted By johnhi

there was no hydrolock during start, and the...

there was no hydrolock during start, and the cylinder cracked during flight.
Forum: Gas Engines
04-05-2016, 09:18 AM
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Posted By johnhi

Hi all, sorry to add to the bad news but a second...

Hi all, sorry to add to the bad news but a second cylinder on my FG60 cracked this weekend during my second flight, lucky I managed to dead stick land okay. After repairing cylinder number 2 a few...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-28-2016, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2,141
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Posted By johnhi

I just installed the new Walbro carb from Morris...

I just installed the new Walbro carb from Morris Mini Motors, here are some pics of my set up for the choke. Also I have now also installed the three temperature gauges, one for each cylider head.
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Forum: Gas Engines
02-14-2016, 06:46 AM
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Posted By johnhi

Thanks Dan.

Thanks Dan.
Forum: Gas Engines
02-13-2016, 09:52 AM
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Posted By johnhi

I just ordered one too, I just couldn't get the...

I just ordered one too, I just couldn't get the bottom end of mine tuned right with the Saito carb, so here's to hoping the Mirris Mini Motors carb it sorts it out and makes life easier. Can anyone...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-12-2016, 07:04 AM
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Posted By johnhi

Hi I believe it should be around 0.9mm. Check out...

Hi I believe it should be around 0.9mm. Check out the discussion on the gas radial engines on this web forum via this link
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Forum: Gas Engines
02-11-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,141
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Posted By johnhi

glad to help, I have found the German websites to...

glad to help, I have found the German websites to be really efficient at delivery, I hope you find that too.
Forum: Gas Engines
02-11-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 211,529
Posted By johnhi

and another one here in Germany...

and another one here in Germany http://www.der-schweighofer.net/product/124766/giant_zero_a6m_2185_mm_arf_top_flite
Forum: Gas Engines
02-11-2016, 11:54 AM
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Posted By johnhi

1 left on this web site too in France...

1 left on this web site too in France http://www.intermodel.fr/warbirds/2689-giant-zero-a6m-2195m-topflite.html
Forum: Gas Engines
02-11-2016, 11:51 AM
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Posted By johnhi

one left here...

one left here https://www.lindinger.at/en/airplanes/models/warbirds/top-flite-zero-a6m-giant-2-2m-arf-in-holzbauweise-vorbildgetreuer-warbird
Forum: Gas Engines
02-11-2016, 11:48 AM
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Posted By johnhi

Hi ALFIEV there is one TF zero left for sale on...

Hi ALFIEV there is one TF zero left for sale on this German website Lindinger Modellbau

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Forum: Gas Engines
12-27-2015, 10:29 AM
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Views: 211,529
Posted By johnhi

Hi Timbers try these they are made for RC engines...

Hi Timbers try these they are made for RC engines http://www.modelsport.co.uk/prolux-lcd-temperature-sensor/rc-car-products/386244
Forum: Gas Engines
12-27-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 211,529
Posted By johnhi

The big hole was so I can get my hand inside the...

The big hole was so I can get my hand inside the cowel to put my finger over the carburettor to prime the engine for the first start of the day. I have an electric starter now so I don't need to do...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-26-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 211,529
Posted By johnhi

Thanks AeroFinn who knows what caused the bolts...

Thanks AeroFinn who knows what caused the bolts to come loose, I have thread locked them all now and put lock washers on each bolt too.

Here are some pics of my baffling and louvre vents, I'm...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-01-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 211,529
Posted By johnhi

Sorry to hear about your second cracked cylinder,...

Sorry to hear about your second cracked cylinder, from experiencing one of these failures myself I believe the cause are the bolts loosening. When I received the engine from new and ran it for the...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-14-2015, 12:48 PM
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Views: 211,529
Posted By johnhi

Engine is all fixed and running really well,...

Engine is all fixed and running really well, lesson learned keep an eye on the cylinder head bolts and make sure they are nice and tight.
Forum: Gas Engines
08-18-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 211,529
Posted By johnhi

Hi Mike,I noticed the same thing with mine I cut...

Hi Mike,I noticed the same thing with mine I cut 1.5mm off the bottom of the HT lead cap, this makes it fit much better, works a treet....
Forum: Gas Engines
08-08-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 211,529
Posted By johnhi

Hi Chorner, is this what you want all sizes in...

Hi Chorner, is this what you want all sizes in mm.?
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Forum: Gas Engines
08-02-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 211,529
Posted By johnhi

I took the engine apart today to see what the...

I took the engine apart today to see what the cause of the cracked cylinder was and I think it was a bolt tightening issue, two of the bolts on the cylider were undone by about one turn. After I...
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