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Forum: Gas Engines
07-07-2018, 09:31 AM
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Posted By sparky4lawndart

I have 2 of the FG60-R3's bought when they came...

I have 2 of the FG60-R3's bought when they came out for a pair of TopFlite birds... They will consistently crack a cylinder and I go through the motions of sending them in to HH and eventually...
Forum: Marketplace
07-05-2018, 03:58 PM
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Views: 1,073
Posted By sparky4lawndart

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06-06-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4,625
Views: 510,759
Posted By sparky4lawndart

It's hard to determine which trunion will have...

It's hard to determine which trunion will have harder pins... locally we grind out the pins on Robart trunions and use 1/4 inch hardened steel pins as replacements (and a mig welder). I've used...
01-04-2017, 02:32 PM
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Views: 85,610
Posted By sparky4lawndart

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Forum: Gas Engines
01-02-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2,292
Views: 230,248
Posted By sparky4lawndart

Happy New Year everyone... The question was if I...

Happy New Year everyone... The question was if I ever had cylinder three let go and the answer is yes... twice...

The first failure for that cylinder happened on the stand during break-in... 15:1...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-12-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,292
Views: 230,248
Posted By sparky4lawndart

I've had cylinder failures with both the Keleo...

I've had cylinder failures with both the Keleo ring and the stock exhaust gear... I'm on the 7th iteration after a year and a half...
10-19-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,168
Posted By sparky4lawndart

14SG battery - whats the safe voltage point

Hello Futaba gurus...

I've had my Futaba 14SG since they came out... I'm always nervous about how long to fly.. I typically charge overnight and see that the battery is at 7.1V in the morning...
04-22-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,412
Posted By sparky4lawndart

It's been a long while since I've posted here.....

It's been a long while since I've posted here.. sorry...

Wish me luck guys... I'm headed to Florida tonight for TopGun... Im guessing about 40 hours drive and I've got a club mate who's going to...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-08-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2,292
Views: 230,248
Posted By sparky4lawndart

Just adding on to the band wagon here... ...

Just adding on to the band wagon here...

I've just had the 5th cylinder failure (3rd on this motor) while in flight at a Scale Master event... Mid-throttle position, at least 4 minutes into the...
12-22-2015, 10:17 AM
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Views: 38,640
Posted By sparky4lawndart

Looks great!!! happy holidays and awesome flying!

Looks great!!! happy holidays and awesome flying!
12-17-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By sparky4lawndart

SBUS RPM sensor

Hello.. is there a Futaba SBUS RPM sensor that plugs into the gas engine Iginition module RPM output?
Forum: Gas Engines
12-08-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,292
Views: 230,248
Posted By sparky4lawndart

Hey guys.. I wanted your input on Fuel:oil mix......

Hey guys.. I wanted your input on Fuel:oil mix... I've been running 17:1 Redline since I first got the motors (I have two)... any thoughts on running 30:1 with a synthetic like Amzoil (high...
12-08-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4,625
Views: 510,759
Posted By sparky4lawndart

Hi Zadeda, I think the paint and markings are...

Hi Zadeda, I think the paint and markings are close but there's always a little artistic license!
Forum: Gas Engines
11-29-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2,292
Views: 230,248
Posted By sparky4lawndart

It's been a long 4 day holiday flying weekend and...

It's been a long 4 day holiday flying weekend and the motor let go a couple hours ago... I have probably 8 gallons of fuel through it and the same cylinder that broke last time broke again... at the...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-13-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,292
Views: 230,248
Posted By sparky4lawndart

Hey guys... still having a tough time getting my...

Hey guys... still having a tough time getting my needles right... struggling with altitude changes at different sites, etc..

I have my engine in a cowl that takes about 20 minutes to get off and...
10-09-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4,625
Views: 510,759
Posted By sparky4lawndart

Hey guys... my nearly 400 flight FW190 was killed...

Hey guys... my nearly 400 flight FW190 was killed on the way back from the Warbirds over the Rockies event when the trailer came off the hitch at 70MPH. A toolbox started bouncing around and killed...
10-01-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4,625
Views: 510,759
Posted By sparky4lawndart

Ingenious... thanks for the great idea!

Ingenious... thanks for the great idea!
07-28-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 23,422
Posted By sparky4lawndart

a long time ago I called the BH Models...

a long time ago I called the BH Models manufacturer in Vietnam begging for a couple spare kits... (the Wulf, this Macchi, and the SeaFury). After a long, difficult, discussion where English was an...
07-27-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 23,422
Posted By sparky4lawndart

If it hasn't been mentioned yet.. there's a fix...

If it hasn't been mentioned yet.. there's a fix you should do on the ailerons long hinge pin... if you lift the flaps you'll see a place to glue a small piece of thin ply or G10 to prevent that pin...
07-27-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4,625
Views: 510,759
Posted By sparky4lawndart

Is that a TIG or MIG weld?

Is that a TIG or MIG weld?
Forum: Gas Engines
07-20-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,292
Views: 230,248
Posted By sparky4lawndart

replaced it.. It took a month but I'm okay with...

replaced it.. It took a month but I'm okay with it...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-20-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2,292
Views: 230,248
Posted By sparky4lawndart

It was sitting there patiently so I had to start...

It was sitting there patiently so I had to start it up... couldn't run up the motor as the table wasn't strapped to anything and the propwash was blowing my hangar something fierce!!!
...
06-30-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4,625
Views: 510,759
Posted By sparky4lawndart

To add to the flames... I've had my TF GS FW190...

To add to the flames... I've had my TF GS FW190 since they first shipped from Tower... It's got the same DLE55RA in it swinging a 22X10 Xoar normally and a 20X10 3Blade when necessary. I've had to...
06-28-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 57,747
Posted By sparky4lawndart

Just asking.. I'm not asserting anything... ...

Just asking.. I'm not asserting anything...

with that much spacer on the axle don't you run the risk of a hard landing bending the axle and locking up a wheel? I've had a similar setup in a P51...
06-21-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4,625
Views: 510,759
Posted By sparky4lawndart

великолепные , поздравления

великолепные , поздравления
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