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  1. Thread: Saito FG-60R3

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    I have two fuel cans in my trailer. One marked...

    I have two fuel cans in my trailer. One marked "Saito Only, 20:1" the other marked "40:1". I try not to confuse the two. I don't think it would be advisable to use 30:1 in the Saito.
  2. Thread: Saito FG-60R3

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    My engine always needs the choke for the first...

    My engine always needs the choke for the first cold start. After the first run the engine often starts again without choking. On a warm restart if the engine doesn't fire off in 1-2 flips I do put...
  3. Thread: Saito FG-60R3

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    It's a thin piece of foam (the stuff used to wrap...

    It's a thin piece of foam (the stuff used to wrap Rxs). Glued to a plywood tab. No cutout...just a flat piece.
  4. Thread: Saito FG-60R3

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    I use a 2S LiFe for ignition and no problems.

    I use a 2S LiFe for ignition and no problems.
  5. Thread: Saito FG-60R3

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    With my mechanical choke (flapper valve) I set...

    With my mechanical choke (flapper valve) I set the throttle to idle, flip maybe 5-6 times until the engine gives a pop, open the choke and the engine starts in 1-2 flips.
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  7. Thread: Saito FG-60R3

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    That's an easy one....don't use gas with ethanol....

    That's an easy one....don't use gas with ethanol. All the stations here sell pure gas for a few cents more. If you can't find pure gas at your stations try checking at a small airport. Most have...
  8. Thread: Saito FG-60R3

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    I haven't found it necessary to adjust the low...

    I haven't found it necessary to adjust the low speed needle after the first couple of flights. I have an extension on the high speed needle and I do often tweak it a little.
  9. Thread: Saito FG-60R3

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    Much of the black oily crud is coming from the...

    Much of the black oily crud is coming from the crankcase breather vent.
  10. I doubt it's the VQ model. My guess is the A-26...

    I doubt it's the VQ model. My guess is the A-26 from Wing Mfg. http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/kit-building-121/5381489-wing-mfg-douglas-26-invader.html ...
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    I love to watch those one thousand and eighty...

    I love to watch those one thousand and eighty degree approaches!
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    That's light! Mine flew great at over 10 lbs.

    That's light! Mine flew great at over 10 lbs.
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    John, the speed looks just right to me. I like...

    John, the speed looks just right to me. I like it.
  14. Thread: glow to gas

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    I don't know how strong your engine is. I used a...

    I don't know how strong your engine is. I used a 20cc gasser in mine and it wasn't too much.

    https://youtu.be/_48EbAn-uE0
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    Congrats! The "Devil Dog" looks beautiful.

    Congrats! The "Devil Dog" looks beautiful.
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    What model cement are you using? My last tube of...

    What model cement are you using? My last tube of Ambroid dried up many years ago.
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    When I first flew the plane I had the CG at 5.5"....

    When I first flew the plane I had the CG at 5.5". The plane flew very nose heavy and wanted to fall on it's nose while on the ground. I moved the CG back and now everything is better.
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    No...my plane is from the kit.

    No...my plane is from the kit.
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    Here is my method of balancing:...

    Here is my method of balancing: http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/tips-techniques-180/11620160-easy-cg-method-large-planes.html
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    My plane is the kit version and balances at 6.5"...

    My plane is the kit version and balances at 6.5" back from the wing LE at the fuselage sides. If flys very nicely and doesn't tend to nose over on landing.
  21. Thread: Saito FG-60R3

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    I pulled the cowl to check the valve adjustment...

    I pulled the cowl to check the valve adjustment today and found that only three valves needed slight adjustment. The gaps were a little too wide.

    While I had the cowl off I took a couple of pics...
  22. Thread: Saito FG-60R3

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    I made a flapper valve to choke the engine. ...

    I made a flapper valve to choke the engine. Close the flap, flip until the engine pops, open the flap and it starts immediately.
  23. I fly only Futaba but also with some other...

    I fly only Futaba but also with some other compatible Rx's (Orange, FrSky) all using FASST. I have never seen any sign of interference or a "glitch" with what I fly. This over a 5-6 year span in 15...
  24. Thread: Saito FG-60R3

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    Flew two more flights today on a hotter day. Cyl...

    Flew two more flights today on a hotter day. Cyl #1 reached a max temp of 120 C (248 F) as measured with my Futaba sensor.

    As a test I flew inverted for several minutes to see what the temp's...
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    The best...of course "Best Pilots"...

    The best...of course "Best Pilots"
    http://bestpilots.typepad.com/
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