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    It is a five minute experiment that I found to...

    It is a five minute experiment that I found to only affect mid range.
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    I owned a Yamaha Franchise during the 70's. At...

    I owned a Yamaha Franchise during the 70's. At the time average oil consumption was 1 oil to 100 gasoline. Rod bearings were needle roller and crank bearings were ball bearings. Huge amounts of...
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    My homemade manometer seems to indicate the same...

    My homemade manometer seems to indicate the same top end pressure as a 'NO T' system. I have not noticed any oil spray on the engine. And yes I was surprised. The homemade manometer also indicates...
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    ST engines If US and other Government's were to...

    ST engines
    If US and other Government's were to stop supporting overpriced Alcohol as a gasoline additive, Alcohol should return to market price. Alcohol market price would immediately be...
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    Solution for rich mid range. I have been able to...

    Solution for rich mid range.
    I have been able to reduce a rich mid range by using an open '90 degreeT' in the fuel line between the muffler and the carburetor (2 stroke engine). The solution is...
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    Solution for rich mid range. I have been able to...

    Solution for rich mid range.
    I have been able to reduce a rich mid range by using an open '90 degreeT' between the muffler an the carburetor. The solution is repeatable and very little trouble.
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    Thanks for confirming the discharge voltage...

    Thanks for confirming the discharge voltage cannot be set, at least not in a straight forward manner.


    My 2200 mah pack would run for 20 minutes at half throttle and now it will run only five...
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    Four button charger - Thunder AC6.

    The instructions are terrible. There appears to be a programming mistake in A123 battery discharge program.


    I cannot find a way to set discharge voltage values that are logical. Voltage seems...
  9. Thread: Header tank

    by BillS
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    Testing several years ago indicated that a pumper...

    Testing several years ago indicated that a pumper carburetor could pull fuel 4 to 5 feet uphill. However the cost of a header is small and doesn't hurt anything.


    When running glow (without...
  10. Thread: Header tank

    by BillS
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    My opinion. Header tanks serve no purpose on...

    My opinion. Header tanks serve no purpose on engines that have pumper carburetors. Header tanks work just fine on glow and alcohol engines.


    Bill
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    I have been using older standard servos for years...

    I have been using older standard servos for years without any problems. Sometimes I will use a newer digital servo hoping to get tighter resolution. And sometimes shaft/case wear will be large...
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    My wife showed me how to remove an item after...

    My wife showed me how to remove an item after which I felt foolish.


    Bill
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    I have been unable to discover how to remove an...

    I have been unable to discover how to remove an item from the cart.


    Also the same screen does not come up each time a motor is selected. Once the motor screen came up and a extra shaft could...
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    The folks at Texas RC helped me in a similar...

    The folks at Texas RC helped me in a similar manner. Doing business with people who care and try to help is a pleasure.


    The airplane I ordered was not very well designed but that was not the...
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    Ultra Mini Stick - which motor

    Ultra Mini Stick - which motor


    I Have not discovered how to select a motor and need a suggestion. The original tiny motor shaft was the weak link and now is bent beyond straightening. Looked...
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    More good information. Thanks Bill

    More good information. Thanks


    Bill
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    That is good information that I didn't know. ...

    That is good information that I didn't know.


    Bill
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    I did find an OS heat range chart and it is...

    I did find an OS heat range chart and it is helpful. OS does identify the plug with heat range marked on the hex.


    However most plugs are not identified by the manufacturer.


    Bill
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    Glow Plug - Heat Range

    Glow Plug - Heat Range
    Has anyone found a way to determine the heat range of a glow plug. There are over 20 in my flight box and it would be good to use them since the price has gone out of sight....
  20. Put in new batteries and charged overnight with...

    Put in new batteries and charged overnight with McDaniel's chargers (125ma single cell). Discharged to verify that the cells were OK like I always do. Three different new cells had at best a...
  21. Thanks for the information. Bill

    Thanks for the information.

    Bill
  22. In the beginning the discharge cycle was...

    In the beginning the discharge cycle was nonexistent and the voltage could not be observed.


    I spent more time today attempting to understand the NiCad aspect of the charger. I managed to set...
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    I have a manual that can I can photocopy and...

    I have a manual that can I can photocopy and send.


    Bill Stanley
  24. I would not hesitate to fly as you describe. But...

    I would not hesitate to fly as you describe. But would consider it mandatory to know the battery consumption (mah) per flight and the remaining battery after a day of flying.


    A charge is...
  25. The Thunder AC6 is about 3 years old and I am...

    The Thunder AC6 is about 3 years old and I am pleased with it. It has been used to charge A123 batteries with good success.


    Originally set the charger to discharge at 1 amp and 1 volt for...
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