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12-29-2015, 06:52 PM
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Posted By wphilb

I have a Moki 150 in a 12' wingspan Telemaster...

I have a Moki 150 in a 12' wingspan Telemaster and its nothing but fun! It would make a good glider tug I suspect though that's far from my area of expertise. The plane was made as an electric so it...
12-21-2015, 07:31 AM
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Posted By wphilb

Why would anyone register today? You have until...

Why would anyone register today? You have until Feb 19 before you HAVE to do anything? Until then you can do nothing and wait or do as I am, writing and calling my Congressional representatives to...
12-14-2015, 06:48 PM
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Posted By wphilb

Well good. It seems that half of us are happy...

Well good. It seems that half of us are happy fighting with each other and the other half are happy to give up, pay $5 and go on with life.?

The point of paying yet again to the Government today...
12-14-2015, 09:11 AM
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Posted By wphilb

The question is, if you don't like it, what are...

The question is, if you don't like it, what are you doing about it?

Please Call/Email/write your Congressional Reps. Please make the following points: 1) Ignoring the will of the Congress...
09-23-2015, 07:55 AM
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Posted By wphilb

Thanks! Whit

Thanks!

Whit
09-22-2015, 07:01 PM
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Posted By wphilb

Can you explain that rev limiter again please?...

Can you explain that rev limiter again please? How does it prevent going over 6k RPM?

Whit
09-22-2015, 05:20 AM
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Posted By wphilb

Are you trying to get help through Dr. Gotz...

Are you trying to get help through Dr. Gotz Vogelsang at Vogelsang Aeroscale? He's the best USA source for help and parts.

Whit
09-13-2015, 06:27 AM
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Posted By wphilb

That sounds like a carburetor issue to me? ...

That sounds like a carburetor issue to me?

With my 150s you certainly have the issue of number 4 running rich but I thought that wasn't an issue for the larger engines.

Whit
05-22-2015, 12:37 PM
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Posted By wphilb

I only have 150s, not 180s, but I strongly...

I only have 150s, not 180s, but I strongly recommend that you consider something like a 28x14 vs the 26x16 IF you are flying a plane that can stay in the air at the airspeed that prop will produce...
05-21-2015, 04:06 PM
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Posted By wphilb

I was told that you shouldn't run on the ground...

I was told that you shouldn't run on the ground for extended periods of time as the cooling would be inadequate. I definitely expect you will get better cooling in the air.

Whit
05-15-2015, 05:55 PM
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Posted By wphilb

Lormuhl, I just talked about this with Gotz...

Lormuhl,

I just talked about this with Gotz on the Joe Nall flight line.

We wondered if you were able to wrap this on the engine or did you have to remove the collector ring first?

If you...
05-15-2015, 05:51 PM
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Posted By wphilb

To answer for myself, running two early SN Moki...

To answer for myself, running two early SN Moki 150s,

Fuel pump, rainbow tronics ignitions, 50:1 with Redline, one oz Seafoam per gallon, 28x14 props.

Whit
05-08-2015, 05:10 PM
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Posted By wphilb

Thanks for the info!! Was it self stick or...

Thanks for the info!!

Was it self stick or did you have to use any sort of bonding agent??

Whit
05-08-2015, 11:39 AM
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Posted By wphilb

I like it! Where did you get the wrap? Can you...

I like it! Where did you get the wrap? Can you post a picture of the package / product?

Whit
05-07-2015, 04:56 PM
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Posted By wphilb

I have the new Rainbow Tronic ignitions on my...

I have the new Rainbow Tronic ignitions on my Moki 150s, and despite my best efforts with zip ties the ignition sensor lead worked a bit loose and found the hot collector ring:...
04-23-2015, 04:38 AM
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Posted By wphilb

I was advised not to do much ground running of...

I was advised not to do much ground running of the Moki radials as it's easy to overheat them. It's another reason I got a big Telemaster to be able to get easy flight/ run time on the engines with...
04-22-2015, 02:05 PM
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Posted By wphilb

Good move test mounting on a simple to fly plane!...

Good move test mounting on a simple to fly plane!

Whit
04-10-2015, 04:40 AM
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Posted By wphilb

Yes, I used copper plumbing elbows for my Moki...

Yes, I used copper plumbing elbows for my Moki 150 in a Nieuport 28. I just slipped them over and held with a bolt and nut through both, has held up for years.

whit
03-25-2015, 07:02 PM
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Posted By wphilb

Tom, Thanks! Excellent Google-fu! Dave,...

Tom,

Thanks! Excellent Google-fu!

Dave,

I believe I understand what you're saying, but would you be able to post a few pictures of your process and what oil you use? Your argument about oil...
03-25-2015, 12:29 PM
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Posted By wphilb

Yes, it comes up instantly but almost all entries...

Yes, it comes up instantly but almost all entries are ABOUT it, not where to buy, and none were either the specific SKF grease you showed, or in a quantity that made any sense. If I'm spending $100...
03-25-2015, 04:42 AM
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Posted By wphilb

Where do you get this grease? I've ben searching...

Where do you get this grease? I've ben searching online and failing! Need an online source if possible.

whit
03-24-2015, 03:48 PM
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Posted By wphilb

Would you be willing to show in a few pics how...

Would you be willing to show in a few pics how you inject that grease? It's something I'd like to do with mine.

Whit
03-19-2015, 02:38 PM
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Posted By wphilb

Can you retrofit the exhausts to the newer large...

Can you retrofit the exhausts to the newer large nuts?

Mine has the older ones and they never stay tight.

Whit
02-02-2015, 02:16 PM
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Posted By wphilb

I run mine on a manual switch and inline with a...

I run mine on a manual switch and inline with a Smartfly OptoKill switch. Vogelsang points out that it's another way to kill the engine plus if you have a landing "in the field" if it keeps running...
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01-24-2015, 06:01 AM
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Posted By wphilb

Im sorry sorry but it's no longer in production. ...

Im sorry sorry but it's no longer in production.

Let us know if you find any source of new old stock!

Whit
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