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Forum: RC Jets
08-05-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 20,258
Posted By kwik

Thanks. 192 oz should be = 192 x 33 grams =...

Thanks.

192 oz should be = 192 x 33 grams = 6336 grams

And many says it burns 580 grams / minute at max rpm.

That should give 6336 / 580 = 10.9 minutes at max rpm. Maybe I set the timer at...
Forum: RC Jets
08-01-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 20,258
Posted By kwik

What's the fuel capacity?

Could anyone please tell me the total fuel-capacity of the 3 tanks in the 1/7.5 SM F4?

I've been looking for a manual on the net, but noone to be found.

Trying to set a reasonable number in the...
09-03-2017, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,707
Posted By kwik

The TF 190 at a flyin this weekend. With a TF...

The TF 190 at a flyin this weekend. With a TF Zero in the background;

The drillbit shaft works very well as gear-pin. It is strong enough even just glued in place with epoxy.

Of course, this...
07-13-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,707
Posted By kwik

Yes.... The bolt with hardness 8.8 bendt...

Yes.... The bolt with hardness 8.8 bendt slightly, too. I wouldnt have believed it possible, but...it did.

So, now Im following the adwise of trying a drillbit. I could, after all, just remove the...
07-11-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,707
Posted By kwik

The TF 190's is now yellow 3. Only the horizontal...

The TF 190's is now yellow 3. Only the horizontal stab's and rudder are left with monokote;
06-01-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,707
Posted By kwik

Oh yes, I know that plane very well. It has a...

Oh yes, I know that plane very well. It has a Saito FG-36, and its a Top Flite P-51.

He has run it for, I think its 5 years now, never adjusted it, never had problems with it.

Quite surprising...
05-28-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,707
Posted By kwik

The Vailly Aviation Fw 190 is 1/4.5. You can...

The Vailly Aviation Fw 190 is 1/4.5.

You can see it here at 3:30; It has a Saito FG-84, unmodified, and standard exhaust;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHEwkziLHec
05-27-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,707
Posted By kwik

The fuselage's got a cross ; The Top Flite...

The fuselage's got a cross ;

The Top Flite wing, compared to the Vailly Aviation wing. Just for comparison.
05-25-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,707
Posted By kwik

The last few days I've been glassing the...

The last few days I've been glassing the fuselage. I did the wings last summer, so now its the fuselage.

Since the plane has survived this long, it deserves it. Especially after I found a way to...
05-25-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,707
Posted By kwik

Waste of time. Many, many have tried. They dont...

Waste of time. Many, many have tried. They dont listen.

A friend of mine has a Top Flite Zero. It has the same setup in the gear, And just as soft. It bendt too, when taxiing on the ground.
...
05-22-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,707
Posted By kwik

My TF 190 is still alive and well. The Saito...

My TF 190 is still alive and well. The Saito FG-57 is stronger than ever, and runs like a clock

I bought mine quite early, and got a pair of Robart air retracts with very strong pins in the...
03-12-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,722
Views: 397,425
Posted By kwik

I think it is 1/4 inch. Its Robart, so it isnt...

I think it is 1/4 inch. Its Robart, so it isnt metric.
Forum: Gas Engines
03-07-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 288,977
Posted By kwik

I think it is the ethanol bio-addons that is the...

I think it is the ethanol bio-addons that is the problem.
Forum: Gas Engines
03-07-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 288,977
Posted By kwik

I have had problems once with all my Saitos; My...

I have had problems once with all my Saitos; My wife bought the petrol. She bought some 95 Octan with all that "green" addons. The all overheated within 3 minutes ground testing.

I got rid of that...
03-07-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By kwik

So there is no way to download an upgrade and...

So there is no way to download an upgrade and install oneself?
03-04-2017, 02:54 AM
Replies: 2,722
Views: 397,425
Posted By kwik

Use one of those plastic expendable syringes, and...

Use one of those plastic expendable syringes, and thread a tube over the crankcase nipple....

If you dont, the engine's parts in the cranckcase will be forced to move completely dry in there...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-04-2017, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 288,977
Posted By kwik

Regarding using a starter; I was in a hurry...

Regarding using a starter;

I was in a hurry once, and forgot to turn the propeller by hand a few rounds first. So, it probably had some oil from the cranckcase in the lower cylinder.

And I had...
03-03-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,722
Views: 397,425
Posted By kwik

Are they delivering the FG-90 with a completely...

Are they delivering the FG-90 with a completely dry crankcase, just like the FG.-84 ?

If so, it might be smart to inject, say, 20ml oil into the cranckcase before first startup, and turn it a few...
03-03-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By kwik

Futaba 18 SZ reboots when I try to set dual rate function name on DR 1,4,5 or 6

Futaba 18 SZ reboots when I try to set dual rate function name on DR 1,4,5 or 6.

I can change Status and Switch on all 6 dual rate menu lines..

I can change function name for DR 2 and DR3.
...
09-27-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,707
Posted By kwik

I dont understand....???? I am using a...

I dont understand....????

I am using a bolt, and Im happy with the solution.

;)
09-27-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,707
Posted By kwik

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09-26-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,707
Posted By kwik

At page 167 I have a post were I say that the...

At page 167 I have a post were I say that the Robart gear was bendt after just one landing.

An almost perfect landing.

Today I took it aapart and had a look;

I chopped off the bendt...
07-29-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,707
Posted By kwik

How sad is that. :( If they had fit, they...

How sad is that. :(

If they had fit, they look quite okay otherwise.

But remember; Drilling new fastening holes is something one expect to do on any retract.

Seems easy to do on that plate....
07-29-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,707
Posted By kwik

You could remove the aft wall of the wheel well ,...

You could remove the aft wall of the wheel well , you know, in front of were the cylinder is supposed to be.

Perhaps it can be dropped in then, sliding in from the front,,,,
Forum: Gas Engines
07-24-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 288,977
Posted By kwik

Strange. In my D9 the tank is just in front of...

Strange. In my D9 the tank is just in front of the canopy, under the gunhood.

It is quite a distance from there, and all the way up front to the engine.

Works like a charm. The only problem is...
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