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    Will do that trev.Off the forum for a few days...

    Will do that trev.Off the forum for a few days now the big truck rolls up at lunchtime tomorrow (saturday) so i've got lots to do.Who thinks we should should have a mini poll right here on the props...
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    I'm quoting you in full because i've never...

    I'm quoting you in full because i've never figured out how to just take bit's out you would like to comment on.Maybe hobbsy can fill in the american side of the story re bolly props and see what...
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    Arr you're from bc bud :)? so your the guy that...

    Arr you're from bc bud :)? so your the guy that gave me a black eye and the hangover.
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    Gidday trev just finished moving all my...

    Gidday trev just finished moving all my aeroplanes and engines plus the usual other stuff into what looked like a good sized shed a few days ago.I've got a bit of a dilemma.Over the years quite a few...
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    Reed..yeh i get it,cool dude nice music.Apoligies...

    Reed..yeh i get it,cool dude nice music.Apoligies wc.

    Goose awesome job man,took me ages to get that o ring out and even harder to put the first one back in,lucky i had 2 spares.
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    Bullpoo dave:)a gearhead like you would welcome...

    Bullpoo dave:)a gearhead like you would welcome the opportunity to hand roll your own glow plug threads with a die nut any day buddy..and thanks for the kudo's re australia,did i mention we fly way...
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    Cougar do you run a 1/4 x 32 die nut over your...

    Cougar do you run a 1/4 x 32 die nut over your new plugs before fitting a new one to the engine.I've got a spare card of ss hanger9 and a heap of new os f plugs.Since i'm about to move while i had...
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    Dave that sounds similar to the chocking method...

    Dave that sounds similar to the chocking method on the saito fg57 twin where the throttle barrel is fully closed and you pull it sideways with a small threaded rod and flip the prop.On the fg57 you...
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    Ok thanks dave i see how they work now. ...

    Ok thanks dave i see how they work now.

    Trev...what's happened ?
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    Dave can i see a photo of the 50 before you do...

    Dave can i see a photo of the 50 before you do anything,i'd like to have a closer look at the choke arrangement and just to please barry i'll try and look at the carb from an af instead of metric...
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    Still flying mine with the 182 saito twin,sounds...

    Still flying mine with the 182 saito twin,sounds as sweet as ever and still flies like it's on rails.I don't know how a zenoah g26 would fly one,the 182 has more than enough power with 18x6 prop.
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    WC is an acronym here for a toilet system just...

    WC is an acronym here for a toilet system just kidding friend.I think it's ok to just use any old hardware o ring kit it does'nt get that hot on the intake side even after you shut the engine...
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    I don't mind aluminium washers on the intake...

    I don't mind aluminium washers on the intake side,my 182 twin has them,but copper is better when it gets hot and cold quickly,swy i like castor oil but i won't go on...:)

    Acdc beer and bs are good...
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    Barry let's just say if you stood out in your...

    Barry let's just say if you stood out in your front yard facing australia and shouted at me (lets just say i could hear it from this far away) my comprehension would be slower than the speed of sound...
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    Touch and go's is a very good idea and it lessens...

    Touch and go's is a very good idea and it lessens the fear of a bad landing if you are flying something a little bit touchy because you don't intend to land that time anyway did you? after a few of...
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    On ya bob :)

    On ya bob :)
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    Barry is right if you are flying at half throttle...

    Barry is right if you are flying at half throttle most times and full throttle should be 3 clicks rich off peak generally.

    IQ if you have a well tuned saito and the tank position is good you get...
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    Yes i had'nt thought of that.Goose check the...

    Yes i had'nt thought of that.Goose check the intake tube at the top and make sure the steel washer is still there it supports the back of the top o ring on the intake.It slides off and is easy lost.
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    Dave you know i've never had any respect for you...

    Dave you know i've never had any respect for you because your american beer is so bad.We all know my mate trev is in the chardonnay set and would never stoop so low as to drink a beer so i'm not...
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    Goose they do sound good eh? do you have a prop...

    Goose they do sound good eh? do you have a prop balancer and a tacho.The wood props are very light and a heavier mas classic 14x6 will do the job.You should get a consistent and reliable 1800 idle...
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    You know sometimes they make you wait so long...

    You know sometimes they make you wait so long that you hit the button again,it's so thrilling :)
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    Acdc i'm posting you a letter from france and a...

    Acdc i'm posting you a letter from france and a free castor oil scratch and sniff.Cap i hope you get a good average out of all the opinions so far.I don't like 125's they don't suit the flying i...
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    For a scale flight speed and aerobatics with...

    For a scale flight speed and aerobatics with decathlons and similar a six pitch prop is ideal at the rpm we get from saito engines.On an 89" decathlon cap should be running a 150 or 180.

    ps trev...
  24. Pete i hav'nt touched the needles on mine it...

    Pete i hav'nt touched the needles on mine it pulls the right revs on the benchmark prop with good transition.You should be getting more oil out og the lefthand cylinder as it seems to run richer...
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    There is so much excess crankcase oil in any half...

    There is so much excess crankcase oil in any half well tuned saito engine that saying 10% lube is cool for a cdi converted engine is like saying jeez why convert it in the first place.Castor smells...
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