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Forum: Gas Engines
10-27-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By ForcesR

I had an almost identical problem with a new DLE...

I had an almost identical problem with a new DLE 55RA. Full choke on, the engine would bark with about 10 flips of the prop. Choke off and I could flip the prop all day and it wouldn't even bark or...
10-10-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 78,624
Posted By ForcesR

Jeff, my RX is located in the area under the...

Jeff, my RX is located in the area under the hatch behind the fuel tank and the electronic ignition box is attached beneath the engine box. I have never had any flight control issues due to...
10-09-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 78,624
Posted By ForcesR

Jeff, what material are you using to hide the gap...

Jeff, what material are you using to hide the gap between the cowl and the removable hatch? I'm wondering why you had to use so much dead weight to meet your CG when you have the FG40 installed using...
10-05-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 990
Posted By ForcesR

Thank-you for the heads up! I bought four of...

Thank-you for the heads up! I bought four of those props that are labeled as 24x12 for my FG90R3, unfortunately the RPM was too high. I got the same RPM on a Falcon 24x10; turns out the 24X12 props...
09-25-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 78,624
Posted By ForcesR

Jeff, post a few photos of your FG40...

Jeff, post a few photos of your FG40 installation, it would be interesting to see what you did. I have the FG36 installed in my H9 Spitfire and it's an awesome combination, it looks and sounds great,...
09-21-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 443,048
Posted By ForcesR

Jim, back in 2011 I originally installed a Saito...

Jim, back in 2011 I originally installed a Saito FG36 in my TF 1/5 scale P-51. The Mustang flew with the FG36 but I had to use full throttle through most of the flights during the summer flying...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-18-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 266,471
Posted By ForcesR

raptuck, here you are where you can be seen by...

raptuck, here you are where you can be seen by interested FG60R3 owners.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyP-N9kdxr0
Forum: Gas Engines
09-13-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,472
Posted By ForcesR

Vittorio, the ignition batteries I use on all my...

Vittorio, the ignition batteries I use on all my Saito gas engines is a LIFE 2S 6.6V 1800mah. I have an FG-20, 2 x FG-21's, FG36, FG60R3, and FG90R3. A 5-cell Ni-Cd or 5-cell Ni-MH is sufficient for...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-13-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,472
Posted By ForcesR

Vittorio; 1 full turn here in North America is...

Vittorio; 1 full turn here in North America is also 360 degrees. Turn the LS needle counter clockwise (richen) a full 7 & 1/2 turns open + another 5 minutes open. 5 minutes in a clock hand movement...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-12-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,472
Posted By ForcesR

FP; turn the LS needle closed (clockwise) until...

FP; turn the LS needle closed (clockwise) until it stops turning, the LS needle will be fully closed (leaned) at this point. Now open the LS needle by turning it counter clockwise (richen) 7 turns 35...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-08-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 50,749
Posted By ForcesR

SJN, the FG90R3 has a Walbro WYD carburetor and...

SJN, the FG90R3 has a Walbro WYD carburetor and the fuel nipple can be purchased separately through Walbro. Just search the Walbro web site for a parts list for the WYD carburetor.
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Forum: Gas Engines
08-24-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By ForcesR

Check the attached link out, you should be able...

Check the attached link out, you should be able to find the info you are looking for concerning the NGH GF30.

https://www.flyinggiants.com/forums/showthread.php?t=195521
Forum: Gas Engines
08-05-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 266,471
Posted By ForcesR

Sparky, the spark plug gap should be from 0.5 -...

Sparky, the spark plug gap should be from 0.5 - 0.6mm or .018 - .022 thousand.
08-04-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By ForcesR

See page 1, post # 15 at the link below. Roger ...

See page 1, post # 15 at the link below.
Roger

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?3338785-Official-Top-Flite-MANUALs-thread/page2
Forum: Gas Engines
08-03-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 266,471
Posted By ForcesR

Air Purging of the Walbro Carburetor; FG30B, 36B,...

Air Purging of the Walbro Carburetor; FG30B, 36B, 40, 57T, 84R3, 90R3

The instructions state " if the airplane is too large and heavy to handle by yourself , Do Not try purging on the ground. Then...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-02-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,029
Posted By ForcesR

Pre-orders are now being taken for the FG73R5,...

Pre-orders are now being taken for the FG73R5, it's listed at $1,999.99.

https://www.horizonhobby.com/fg-73r5-73cc-5-cylinder-4-stroke-gas-radial-engine-saieg73r5
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Forum: Gas Engines
08-02-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By ForcesR

Bob, I recommend you read posts #2386 to # 2390...

Bob, I recommend you read posts #2386 to # 2390 in the link below and ask your questions in that thread concerning smoke & pressure nipple placement.
Roger
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Forum: Gas Engines
07-31-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By ForcesR

The Keleo exhaust ring is tapped and has a nipple...

The Keleo exhaust ring is tapped and has a nipple for smoke as can be seen in the attached link. I have the Keleo exhaust ring for the FG90 and FG60 and both rings have the nipple installed.
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Forum: Gas Engines
07-29-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 266,471
Posted By ForcesR

I don't have any issues removing/installing the...

I don't have any issues removing/installing the spark plug leads with the Keleo exhaust ring...
07-05-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,442
Posted By ForcesR

Theses are the Clark Spitfire blades that Pat is...

Theses are the Clark Spitfire blades that Pat is looking for.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1600x1200/clark_i_e682776df5a0c94d2811f0dfa724c3b90562583f.jpg
Forum: Gas Engines
06-17-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 266,471
Posted By ForcesR

The lesson I've learned from my experience is not...

The lesson I've learned from my experience is not to exceed 6500rpm at full throttle during ground run HSN adjustment on the Saito FG90R3, FG84R3 and FG60R3 radials to prevent in flight over revving...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-17-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 266,471
Posted By ForcesR

The photo shows a FG90R3 Master Rod, failure was...

The photo shows a FG90R3 Master Rod, failure was due to over revving in flight. The recommended 24 x 10 prop was used but the mistake was made during ground tuning, the maximum RPM should have been...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-17-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 266,471
Posted By ForcesR

Cathurga, the photos you viewed of your friend's...

Cathurga, the photos you viewed of your friend's FG84R3 destruction, did the Master Rod look similar to this...
05-23-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 384,573
Posted By ForcesR

Found this photo in another...

Found this photo in another forum.https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_1980_1cd9276ce0e78a1b52e4a2809a7a1e1ccea8df0b.jpg
Forum: Gas Engines
05-05-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 50,749
Posted By ForcesR

Hello Carlo, I purchased the fan from Reverend...

Hello Carlo, I purchased the fan from Reverend out of Austria. He 3D prints them from BDP material and I believe the blade angle is approximately 6 degrees.

Roger
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