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    Question on Mcx2

    Just bought a Blade MCX2 and have a couple of questions. I am using a Specktrum Dx8 with it. I set model type to helicopter.Does that really matter or can it be left on airplane? The second question...
  2. Thread: Hitec X4AC

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    Thanks Craig.

    Thanks Craig.
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    Hitec X4AC

    Question is regarding the cutoff voltage when discharging a Nicad battery. Should it be set for the single cell voltage,say 1.1 or for the pack minimum voltage of 4.4? In this case I am discharcing a...
  4. Thread: OS .90 fs

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    Finally ran the engine for the first time since...

    Finally ran the engine for the first time since 1994. Just put one tank through at a little above 8000rpm. Used a 13-6 prop an Omega 15% fuel.
    Bob
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    Ok, I took off the rear timing assembly,removed...

    Ok, I took off the rear timing assembly,removed the cam and followers and cleaned it up. Put it back together and did the valve clearances. One thing I did notice is that when flipped backwards the...
  6. Thread: OS .90 fs

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    My Bad.On further search I found complete tear...

    My Bad.On further search I found complete tear down and reassembly videos on another site.
    Bob
  7. Thread: OS .90 fs

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    OS .90 fs

    I have an old OS FS-90 that has been sitting in a box for years. Took a look at it an it was completely gummed up and would not turn over. Soaked it overnight an was able to turn it over the next...
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    A couple of successful flights today. I burned...

    A couple of successful flights today. I burned out my plug by accident,replaced it with a Fox long reach with an idle bar.an it ran fine. Almost time to pack it in for the winter.
    Bob
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    Success and failure(sort of). Replaced idle disc...

    Success and failure(sort of). Replaced idle disc o-rings and managed 6 flights with no dead sticks. However,this morning the engine threw the prop in the air and I lost the prop nut,washer and prop...
  10. Thread: Rom Air

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    Rom Air

    I have a set of Rom Air retracts which has the firewall mounted nose mounted gear.I seem to be missing the wire spring #1040. Was it the purpose of that spring to center the steering an if so,can a...
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    Sent another p.m. Jim Bob

    Sent another p.m. Jim
    Bob
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    P.M. sent.Thanks Jim. Bob

    P.M. sent.Thanks Jim.
    Bob
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    Thanks;it would be nice to know the proper...

    Thanks;it would be nice to know the proper sizes.Sounds as if they are two different sizes. I found a couple of 3/16 o-rings in my stock but they do not seem to fit well.
    Bob
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    Pretty small o-rings. Home Depot do you think?

    Pretty small o-rings. Home Depot do you think?
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    Well,another unsuccessful day.Flight #1 set for...

    Well,another unsuccessful day.Flight #1 set for about 10.3k,and ran fine for the nine minute flight. Second flight went deadstick after which it started running like crap again. Noticed there were a...
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    Bisson is not the pitts,just a .60 size type....

    Bisson is not the pitts,just a .60 size type.
    Bob
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    Ok,muffler pressure it is.I'll try the Bisson and...

    Ok,muffler pressure it is.I'll try the Bisson and the Davis Soundmaster as they have pressure taps.
    Bob
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    Tonight I was able to replace the nose gear in...

    Tonight I was able to replace the nose gear in the Ugly Stick and gain enough clearance to install a 13-6 prop.Forgot to mention this engine has about 20hrs on it. It should be broken in or worn out...
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    I was being lazy by not adjusting the needle or...

    I was being lazy by not adjusting the needle or maybe I was just fed up. It does not have 91 stamped on the back plate an it is not cowled. As a matter of fact it is installed on a 1987 vintage Ugly...
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    Not much luck again today. I think I am now the...

    Not much luck again today. I think I am now the club record holder for dead sticks. I can get one good flight and the next one will be crap.I feel it is close but I cannot hit the magic adjustment....
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    Perhaps,I'll try again tomorrow if it is not too...

    Perhaps,I'll try again tomorrow if it is not too windy.
    Bob
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    Changed the plug with a McCoy,added 6oz of castor...

    Changed the plug with a McCoy,added 6oz of castor to a jug of Omega 5% an installed a 12-9 prop.Went deadstick a couple of minutes into the first flight.Seemed very hot. Replaced prop with a 12-6 and...
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    Ordered a jug of 5% and some Sig castor oil, plus...

    Ordered a jug of 5% and some Sig castor oil, plus some McCoy plugs an a 12-9 prop. How much castor should i add to the fuel do you think?
    Bob
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    Thanks for your reply.I gathered from reading...

    Thanks for your reply.I gathered from reading this thread that low nitro and an at least 20% castor is the key.I can only use a 12" prop due to ground clearance.I may have a problem finding 5% nitro...
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    I have a .65 sportster which runs very hot. I...

    I have a .65 sportster which runs very hot. I use Byron 15% nitro +16% synthetic/castor fuel. I usually add 1oz. or so of castor to the gallon jug.I have used a 12/6 and a 11/9 prop with no...
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