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10-10-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By StevieM

YEP 80 ESC - Disarmed itself

Believe these are YGE clones.
Just about to take off the other day after having just blipped throttle, when found that the esc had seemingly disarmed itself.


Throttle connection sound to rx....
06-04-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By StevieM

HK401B Gyro issue

Folks,
I had an issue today where I connected all up, and was just about to take off, and noticed gyro light out, and rudder servo at full extent of travel.
Nil response at all from rudder stick....
12-10-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 900
Posted By StevieM

Torque 4016T/500 - Timing? Frequency?

Folks,


Just picked this up 2nd hand, with yep 80A esc.


I am struggling to find any information as to recommended timing and frequency settings i should set the ESC to.


Please shout if...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-06-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,646
Posted By StevieM

When I used the Cline with a saito, muffler...

When I used the Cline with a saito, muffler pressure worked fine when using a YS chk valve.

In this situation, ie with a 2-stroke, I could not build up any pressure through the chk valve for some...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-05-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,646
Posted By StevieM

Success!! - I wound down the relief valve,...

Success!!
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I wound down the relief valve, so, even at full throttle showed max of approx. 2psi.
Then checked it would hold enough pressure at idle, by momentarily disconnecting relief valve...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-02-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,646
Posted By StevieM

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2000791Update:-

Tried wrapping Cline in thin foam, and positioning loosely at the firewall, with approx 3" between it and carb.
...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-29-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,646
Posted By StevieM

lowered the pressure....results!

Ok..... Bought a 15psi gauge, and my son knocked up a pressure relief valve using his 3d printer.

used 9mm steel ball, 11x7x2mm silicon o-ring and suitable spring .( see the pic).

Also printed...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-13-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By StevieM

thanks for your reply. Finally discovered...

thanks for your reply.

Finally discovered the issue:-

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2165619#post28362844

rgds, Steve
Forum: Glow Engines
05-13-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By StevieM

Saito - Crankshaft Mystery

Folks....wonder if anyone has any ideas with regards to the following:-
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Saito 115 being rebuilt after crash (wing seperated from fuz...no hope!)
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New c/case and bearings.
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Crankshaft was...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-05-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,646
Posted By StevieM

tks for your suggestion, but the cowl is soooo...

tks for your suggestion, but the cowl is soooo snug on my midget mustang, that, to save it rattling againgst the gf cowl, I have siliconed it as shown in the link.

i guess the only way to lower...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-05-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,646
Posted By StevieM

Realise this is old thread, but I experience...

Realise this is old thread, but I experience bubbles between cline reg and carb, for c/case-pressurised system aswell. (asp91 2-stroke)

see:-
...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-08-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By StevieM

ok, tks for your replies. I will try between...

ok, tks for your replies.

I will try between 1st, as it is easier.
If this does not work, will place before hs needle, although really tight for space.

Rgds, Steve
Forum: Glow Engines
11-08-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By StevieM

W8ye, Thanks for that, but for some reason...

W8ye,

Thanks for that, but for some reason the instructions clearly state absolute maximum distance to carb (guess read "spraybar") of 1 inch.

Between tank and needle would make this nearly 4...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-08-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By StevieM

Cline install for rear needle 2 stroke

Folks,


I have an asp91 2strke, which I am having difficulty with mixture changes as tank empties.


I have a spare cline regulator, with all necessary bits.


I would really like to keep...
Replies: 0
Views: 625
Posted By StevieM

Bms-620mg ??

Just ordered 5 Bluebird BMS-620MG servos.
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These look really strong ~ 10kg/cm servos with metal gears (apart from the 1st!)
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The HK reviews look really good, but I was just wondering what other...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-10-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 31,906
Posted By StevieM

Tks for replies. It was not bone dry. ...

Tks for replies.

It was not bone dry.

Rear bearing open.

I presume engine venting out new breather position would not be an issue....maybe I am wrong.

Fuel...10 nitro 73 methanol 15 synth...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-09-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 31,906
Posted By StevieM

Thanks for your replies, but my asp91fs has the...

Thanks for your replies, but my asp91fs has the breather right next to the cams, and has no issues, the backplate being totally sealed.
My Saito inlet cam lobe is slightly pitted, despite my...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-09-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 31,906
Posted By StevieM

breather.... where?

Folks,

I have a spare M3 nipple, and suitable tap.

I would like to block off the rear breather and install this in one of two locations:-
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a) in the side of the cam box, in line with the...
03-31-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By StevieM

Turnigy K-Force Query

Folks,

I have a query with regards to the following:-
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http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__8920__TURNIGY_K_Force_150A_OPTO_2_6S_Brushless_ESC.html
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Have seen from...
11-18-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,239
Posted By StevieM

Flaps/Camber....when to use

Having just finished my 2.6m ASW28.
It has high loading of 27oz/ft2. (Ouch!)
I have just set up crow.
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I then upgraded my tx to a jr3810/8103 to additionally be able to set camber and flaps...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-10-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,266
Posted By StevieM

RE: Cline regulator issues

All fixed..... the supplied duckbill valve was not opening at anything less than half throttle, and is really quite hard to blow through, despite the slit opening its full length if gently pinch the...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-03-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,266
Posted By StevieM

RE: Cline regulator issues

Almost touching for both valve and reg.... well 1/16" anyhow. I am trying to understand how there is more fuel suction at smaller carb opening.... is it due air restriction causing faster flow, so...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-03-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,266
Posted By StevieM

RE: Cline regulator issues

OK... the other check valve was a perry.
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The thing about this one, is that, when open to atmosphere, if i try to mimic very small pulses using my mouth, it will actually remain open unless of...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-03-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,266
Posted By StevieM

RE: Cline regulator issues

Thanks for your responses.
It is the WM Midget.... lovely to fly.
I played with the valve yesterday.... even open to atmosphere, as expected, there is some resistance to initially open it when...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-02-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,266
Posted By StevieM

Cline regulator issues

Folks,

a) Priming - Inverted Saito 115.....Had real struggle yesterday trying to get engine running initially. I pre-pressured tank with my mouth, opened needle 5 turns, opened throttle full,...
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