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Forum: Gas Engines
04-03-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 636
Posted By larry@coyotenet

You can check the magnet by taking off the sensor...

You can check the magnet by taking off the sensor and running a magnet over the sensor. It should fire the plug, try both north and south poles of the magnet since some sense one pole or the other....
Forum: Gas Engines
03-30-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 636
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Check that the ignition hall sensor is working,...

Check that the ignition hall sensor is working, you can take it off and run a magnet by it and it should fire the plug. Common problem
03-26-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Well if you have the three things needed to run I...

Well if you have the three things needed to run I do not see the ignition being the problem since you have a good spark at the right time. How old is the fuel?
Leaving ignition out it must be one of...
03-26-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Does your drill spin it fast enough? Magnetos...

Does your drill spin it fast enough? Magnetos need a minimum speed to generate the spark. Pull the plug and put it in the boot and ground it against the case somewhere and spin the motor, you should...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-18-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,368
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Those 4.2's like to turn between 6500 to 7000....

Those 4.2's like to turn between 6500 to 7000. Find a prop that will turn that rpm on the ground even if it has to be something like a 26x4. The secret is to prop the motor to turn in it's power...
Forum: Marketplace
01-22-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By larry@coyotenet

RC Ignition built Sachs 5.8 (95cc) engine

RC Ignition built Sachs 5.8 (95cc) ignition in motor mount, used in great shape
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01-06-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 6,137
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Thumbs up Sorry warningshot my reply was to Franklin and...

Sorry warningshot my reply was to Franklin and Mongo and the other non AMA members who frequent this forum, it was not directed at you, should have quoted them in the reply.
Have you sent in the...
01-06-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 6,137
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Guys, grow up! If you have spent anytime on this...

Guys, grow up! If you have spent anytime on this forum you will know that it is nothing but a sounding board for people mad at the AMA for perceived slights. Those with real issues with the AMA or...
01-06-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 6,137
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Nice try Mongo

Nice try Mongo
01-06-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 6,137
Posted By larry@coyotenet

If he flies by himself on his own land and has...

If he flies by himself on his own land and has homeowners insurance what does he belong to the AMA for? Maybe it's for access to events that require AMA membership? Probably not. Maybe it's for the...
01-06-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,929
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Where would this forum be without Franklin

Where would this forum be without Franklin
01-06-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 6,137
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Chartering an AMA club isn't exactly hard! I am a...

Chartering an AMA club isn't exactly hard! I am a club secretary and handle the chartering thing every year. I would think the only downside is you need at least two or three members so you can share...
12-30-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,929
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Let me get this, I join AMA mostly for the...

Let me get this, I join AMA mostly for the insurance, I join a club so that I can fly at an organized flying field with improvements, safety rules and associated benefits.
The FAA considers that...
12-28-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,929
Posted By larry@coyotenet

The problem with the FAA is not AMA members, read...

The problem with the FAA is not AMA members, read page 99 of the proposal.
10-10-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,204
Posted By larry@coyotenet

In looking at the hub again it looks like...

In looking at the hub again it looks like individual washers for each bolt were used instead of a std prop washer, if that was the case that's a real no no. I have a couple of that brand prop and can...
10-08-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,204
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Looks like the prop bolts were tightened unevenly...

Looks like the prop bolts were tightened unevenly which could cause the prop hub to deform. I have had failures over the years with even the most expensive carbon fiber props so price is not a...
08-16-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,859
Posted By larry@coyotenet

What ever you use remember that you still need...

What ever you use remember that you still need the same oil content as the glow fuel.
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-10-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,685
Posted By larry@coyotenet

I have a friend who used to work for Hobbico...

I have a friend who used to work for Hobbico (Tower parent company) He says that when the company was sold one of the assets that no one bought was Great Plane Mfg which made all of the kits for...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-14-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Sky Corral is having an electric fly in Saturday,...

Sky Corral is having an electric fly in Saturday, anything electric or smaller than a .15 glow allowed. RC. freeflight or control line.
...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-24-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 542
Posted By larry@coyotenet

You are setting the timing right if you set it at...

You are setting the timing right if you set it at ~30% before top dead center. Newer electronic ignitions like RCExcel have auto advance which will advance the timing as the rpms increase. If you are...
04-05-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By larry@coyotenet

There is no manual, that kit was built from ...

There is no manual, that kit was built from plans which had instructions printed on them. In those days the builder was expected to be able to build the plane from looking at the plans.. No step by...
03-27-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By larry@coyotenet

You could run it on gas-glow mix by changing the...

You could run it on gas-glow mix by changing the carburetor or putting up with the tuning of the glow carb being touchy, but you would need to change the rod bearings to roller and harden the crank...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-03-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By larry@coyotenet

You can make your own part by getting some 1/2"...

You can make your own part by getting some 1/2" phenolic board and cutting and drilling to match the old nylon part. I did that for a Fuji 32 that I could not get the insulator for, I have also used...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-06-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By larry@coyotenet

looks like an Aviomac 42 cc. Also sold by tower...

looks like an Aviomac 42 cc. Also sold by tower as Mac Minarelli?
Forum: Gas Engines
09-26-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 910
Posted By larry@coyotenet

Quite often the gap will be printed or cast on...

Quite often the gap will be printed or cast on the points cover. If not 15 thousandths is common. Set using a feeler gauge or if you don't have one a dollar bill is roughly 5 thousandths
turn the...
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