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    It's just a 70 stroked 3 mm. Has some...

    It's just a 70 stroked 3 mm. Has some improvements. Carb works very well. Oil groove on valve lifters. Better gasket material. I am surprised nobody has a YouTube test up ? The 70 is now 6...
  2. Does Hitec still have FREE signal boosters ? ...

    Does Hitec still have FREE signal boosters ? Send poor Sid three of them !
  3. Hey Sid; Your "power bus" should have some...

    Hey Sid;

    Your "power bus" should have some pull up / down resistors on the signal lead.

    Recall that Hitec servos have always had problems with some receivers - like the Futaba 6014FS. They...
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    I have maybe a dozen tanks through the 80 now. ...

    I have maybe a dozen tanks through the 80 now. Final needle is about 7/8 open. Air bleed screw is 2 & 1/4 out - but not critical. Runs fine. 30% Rotor Rage Heli fuel. This fuel produces much...
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    Relative TX Power

    I bought a cheap spectrum analyzer and took it to the field. I measured the output or each transmitter by placing them at the same distance with the antennas, spectrum analyzer and transmitter,...
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    Tried out my engine this weekend. The new...

    Tried out my engine this weekend. The new carburetor on mine ran at about 3/4 turn open ! The old 70 carbs ran at about 1 & 3/4. Ran 5 tanks through it. It is about right now. Needs some slight...
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    How did the new carburetor work ?

    How did the new carburetor work ?
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    I have one of these now. It is indeed the same...

    I have one of these now. It is indeed the same outside dimensions and mounting as the 53,63,70. Have not run it yet.

    The main surprise is that the carburetor throttle barrel now has no tapered...
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    7.4 volts. Same 3200 lithium ion battery as my...

    7.4 volts. Same 3200 lithium ion battery as my XG14E.
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    http://www.bj-model-engines.com/ultraoil.html

    http://www.bj-model-engines.com/ultraoil.html
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    I would like to know how you stroke an engine 3...

    I would like to know how you stroke an engine 3 mm and fit the same mount and have the same height - as stated in the instructions that I downloaded. Of course the instructions are just a bad cut...
  12. YS FZ 53/70/80 S engines listed at YS Japan

    What is the reason for such a variety of sizes in the same case ? Are these going to be available in the USA ?

    I don't understand what the applications are but it must be some contest...
  13. Futaba actually makes a boat antenna - 400mm -...

    Futaba actually makes a boat antenna - 400mm - with a U.FL connector for the 7008 etc.. Call Futaba service department.
  14. DirtyBird; You had reeds ? I could not afford...

    DirtyBird;

    You had reeds ? I could not afford reeds. I had an escapement.


    I solder A123. 100W iron, 3/8 screwdriver tip, rosin flux. You don't need to put a huge blob of solder on the...
  15. As far as I know, there are no competition pilots...

    As far as I know, there are no competition pilots using Hall Effect servos of any brand. The Hall Effect sensor is not really up to the task. That being said, if you are a "sport pilot" you would...
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    " He told me that on further investigation it...

    " He told me that on further investigation it turned out that one of his servos had malfunctioned. His 831 receiver worked fine. "

    That's kind of where I was going. "I ain't got it !" is usually...
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    You should make every attempt to duplicate these...

    You should make every attempt to duplicate these problems on the ground in a flight stand. At what range were these problems ? You can put the TX in range test mode and back off a few hundred feet...
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    What servos were you three amigos using ? I...

    What servos were you three amigos using ?

    I have two of the 831's and they work fine with Futaba (and JR) servos.

    If you recall, the first batch of Futaba 2.4 receivers would not work with...
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    The problem is that there are no FASSTest radios...

    The problem is that there are no FASSTest radios between the $600 14SG and $3000 18MZ. Apparently Futaba does not think there is a market. The Robbe FX32 has been out more than a year. FASSTest...
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    Robbe FX32 is a Futaba 12FG FASSTest radio in a...

    Robbe FX32 is a Futaba 12FG FASSTest radio in a pizza box. Out for a while now so should be ready for a Futaba box. Flight conditions are a very powerful concept. 12FG does not have SPLINE curves.
  21. For Nerds Only: ...

    For Nerds Only:

    https://apps.fcc.gov/oetcf/eas/index.cfm

    The Authorization Search will allow you to download the actual test data for any system sold in the USA. Futaba, Horizon Hobbies, Sanwa,...
  22. As I have stated previously, I have been waiting...

    As I have stated previously, I have been waiting for a potless servo that worked well, a premium servo, since 1967. The F&M Titan Magnevac was supposed to be that. It had a coil with a ferrite core...
  23. Those HeathKit servos had them funny looking pots:

    Those HeathKit servos had them funny looking pots:
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    Dick; Do you really have difficulty reading an...

    Dick;

    Do you really have difficulty reading an entire paragraph and understanding what it says ??
  25. Sid; It sounds like one of those dreaded...

    Sid;

    It sounds like one of those dreaded intermittant connections since it goes to 0. Look at your connections first. If no luck, open the RX and look at the connection of the power/connector...
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