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Old 07-20-2007, 09:21 PM
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Default ZDZ 210 fuel tank size?

I want to know what size tank i need for the 210? Figure 10 min of 3D flying with a little extra to spare. What is the best hand starting procedure on this engine. Is it better to use a break in oil before i go synthetic or is it okay to go to pure synthetic right away? I got the engine today and is amazed of the size. I'm gonna have fun with this one...

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Old 07-21-2007, 11:12 PM
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50 oz
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Old 07-21-2007, 11:30 PM
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Best hand starting...start with rich needles (not sure what settings that is). 5-5-1 method. 5 flips full choke, wot, ignition off. 5 flips no choke, wot, ignition off, 1 flip no choke, high idle, ignition on.

32:1 of any good oil, synth or regular for break in. 40:1 after break in. I will prolly just continue to run 32:1 on my two ZDZ's forever.
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Roughly how much gas will i have left with a 50oz tank on a 10 min. 3D flight?

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Default RE: ZDZ 210 fuel tank size?

you will be burning about 3 oz a min at the most doing that type of flying... if you were to burn 5 oz per minute at full throttle you would be dry at 10 min.
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Old 07-23-2007, 09:41 AM
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Yes, we would recommend anywhere from 50-64oz
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Old 07-29-2007, 08:41 AM
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Where do you get 50 to 60 oz tanks?
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http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...0+oz+FUEL+TANK

and the local hobby store are a few to consider
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Default RE: ZDZ 210 fuel tank size?

I missed that for some reason in my web searching? I'm a little cramped for room because of rear induction on the ZDZ 120 B2RV. Could I stand it on end with the connections up? If so then I would be at the CG point, otherwise she'll be pretty far aft of CG.
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