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Forum: Glow Engines
04-08-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By tipstall 131

Thanks 4*60 I just reversed the channel on the...

Thanks 4*60
I just reversed the channel on the Tx and that solved the problem. The battery i am using for the receiver is a regular 1000mah NiMH and i think when the glow driver switches on, the...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-28-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By tipstall 131

Okay, so I managed to get it to work. On the...

Okay, so I managed to get it to work. On the Hitec system you have to reverse the channel off which the glow driver is run (like The Pope said). I did notice that every time the glow driver is...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-27-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By tipstall 131

I have tried mixing as this was my intent from...

I have tried mixing as this was my intent from the start. When that didint work I tried it driectly on another channel with no joy either. I havent tried to reverse the channel but will try that as...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-27-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By tipstall 131

Hobbyking remote glow driver- help please

I have a Hangar 9 1/5 scale cub with an inverted magnum .61fs. It did not want to idle when inverted but would run at half to full throttle. No amount of needle twisting could sort it out. So to...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-25-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By tipstall 131

Hi Mr Cox, the "rule" I am refering to is the old...

Hi Mr Cox, the "rule" I am refering to is the old chest nut of "the centerline of the tank must be in line with the centerline of the carb". So that issue is eleminated.



Maybe it is not run...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-23-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By tipstall 131

You could check the manual online...

You could check the manual online https://www.greathobbies.com/manuals/s/sai/sai_twin_cylinder.pdf
Forum: Glow Engines
02-23-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By tipstall 131

Magnum .61 RFS inverted problems

Hi Guys,

My Magnum 61 FS is going to make me go crazy. In no way can I get the engine to run below half throttle when inverted. It runs in every other orientation and runs extremely well with good...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-07-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By tipstall 131

I have seen this before on my smaller engines....

I have seen this before on my smaller engines. Could it be the hot vapour from the engine pushing the fuel back? Is the throttle closed when this happens? It could also be because the pressure in the...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-03-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By tipstall 131

BJR, could you please elaborate on this curcuit?...

BJR, could you please elaborate on this curcuit? Do you perhaps have a schematic drawing? I went to the elctronics store and they gave me a linear regulator kit but made no mention of the swicthing...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-02-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By tipstall 131

You can use a regulator curcuit. I intend to that...

You can use a regulator curcuit. I intend to that for on board glow as well. I bought a DIY regulator kit from an electronics store here. You should be able to get the same thing from radio shack...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-22-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By tipstall 131

According to this...

According to this (http://www.christiantraders.com.au/contents/en-us/d36_RCS_Turbo_Mufflers.html) site it is the same, requiring the same adapter for the RCS Turbo muffler. I hope this helps.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-08-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,007
Posted By tipstall 131

The fuel tubing I have is a bit on the thin side...

The fuel tubing I have is a bit on the thin side to slip over the needle. What size tubing do you use? I replaced the o-ring with fuel tubing because it was completely perished and I did not have a...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-07-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,007
Posted By tipstall 131

Will do when its done, might be while though. I...

Will do when its done, might be while though. I have replaced the standard o-ring with a piece of fuel tubing and it seems like it is creating a better seal. The original one was in quite bad shape....
Forum: Glow Engines
10-05-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,007
Posted By tipstall 131

Thanks for the offer Mark. I'm a bit skeptical...

Thanks for the offer Mark. I'm a bit skeptical about the postage to my side of the world. We don't exactly have the most reliable post office. I will give it a try though. I have a friend with a...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-04-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,007
Posted By tipstall 131

The magnum engines are clones of the OS Surpass...

The magnum engines are clones of the OS Surpass series. I have checked the diameter of the intake tube as well as the mounting hole distance and it looks like a match. In my experience the chinese...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-01-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,007
Posted By tipstall 131

This is interresting. Would you say that the seal...

This is interresting. Would you say that the seal from the single o-ring is not enough?

I have a 61RFS in a cub and had a lot of trouble with it running inverted. I installed on board glow but...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-26-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By tipstall 131

RE: A tale of 2 ASP four strokes.

This weekend I took the head off my Magnum 61 to see if it could be excessive carbon build-up that might be the cause of the contaminated fuel. I was pleasantly surprised. The piston crown was a nice...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-19-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By tipstall 131

RE: A tale of 2 ASP four strokes.

This an interresting thread. I have a Magnum .61 4-stroke (essentially ASP) which does the same thing. I noticed black rings in the tank after I emptied it although the fuel was not noticeably...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-12-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By tipstall 131

RE: ASP .91 2C Crankport Finishing

I will give it a try. What would you use to smooth it out? Maybe a dowl with wet/dry sandpaper wrapped around it?
Forum: Glow Engines
12-12-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By tipstall 131

ASP .91 2C Crankport Finishing

Hi,

I just bought an ASP .91 2 stroke engine. Last night I opened up the backplate to check for possible swarf and machining errors when I noticed that the port in the crank shaft is extremely...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-05-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,840
Posted By tipstall 131

RE: OS Max III .15

Thanks for the article and the feedback. I will measure the venturi spigot and look for a carb with the same dimensions.
Forum: Glow Engines
07-04-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,840
Posted By tipstall 131

OS Max III .15

Hi guys,

I recently came into possesion of an OS max III .15 engine. It has the control line venturi and is in excellent shape. I would like to make it RC and fly it. What size carb would fit...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-03-2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By tipstall 131

RE: Magnum .61 RFS bottom end running temperature?

You see, you're never too old to learn. I think I am just being paranoid. I will keep an eye on it but like you said, it is probably normal. Thanks guys for the insight and quick answers.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-02-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By tipstall 131

RE: Magnum .61 RFS bottom end running temperature?

It is very smooth and free. I've looked for everything I could think of short of taking the engine apart.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-02-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By tipstall 131

RE: Magnum .61 RFS bottom end running temperature?

The backplate only shows slight rubbing from the conrod, but barely enough to polish the aluminium, and about the same as i have seen on other engines. Except for rubbing, what could be the cause? I...
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