RCU Forums - Search Results

Go Back  RCU Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: jharkin
Showing results 1 to 25 of 368
Search took 0.85 seconds.
Forum: Sport Flying
08-28-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 30,822
Posted By jharkin

If people with gas are fiddiling and going home...

If people with gas are fiddiling and going home its just a lack of knowledge. Same thing we saw all the time with glow engines during their heyday. Lots of people in this hobby not willing to put the...
Forum: Sport Flying
08-28-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 30,822
Posted By jharkin

Hey speed- What ignition problems are you...

Hey speed-

What ignition problems are you having? Ive never once had an ign problem on gas, but then aagin I fly exclusively DA and Zenoah, which tend to be bulletproof (but $$). Im far away but...
Forum: Sport Flying
08-28-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 30,822
Posted By jharkin

I resisted the inevitable for a long time... but...

I resisted the inevitable for a long time... but to be honest, in the last 2 years I have flown my one remaining glow plane a grand total of 3 times. Meanwhile I put hundreds of flights on t gas...
11-07-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,954
Posted By jharkin

Its a G26. They are built like tanks and will...

Its a G26. They are built like tanks and will run on just about anything. Simple answer is read the manual, run regular with somewhere between 32:1 and 50:1 of any good quality two stroke oil.
...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-02-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By jharkin

You say down line, where you pulling negative G...

You say down line, where you pulling negative G (like pulling out of the line to inverted?) ?

The way the carb regulator diaphragm is oriented on the 50 makes it go leaner inverted. So you have...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-02-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By jharkin

A quarter scale SE5a is going to be about the...

A quarter scale SE5a is going to be about the size of the BUSA Spad and D.VII. Most guys fly those on Zenoah G38s or DLE35s. I saw a video of one with a 50 and it was not overpowered.
...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-28-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,282
Posted By jharkin

This is correct. Unless you are running high...

This is correct. Unless you are running high compression and the manual calls for it there is no benefit even to premium 93 octane, much less avgas. Some articles claim that the higher the octane...
10-21-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 202,486
Posted By jharkin

Oh please.. This country has had more mass...

Oh please.. This country has had more mass shootings in t last 10 years than the rest of the civilized world combined, and the majority of those mass shootings where done with firearms purchased...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-02-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,400
Posted By jharkin

I'mglad to hear that you are having fun with that...

I'mglad to hear that you are having fun with that engine. It is beautifully made and a phenomenal engine when its running right.

However I must take exception with your belief that 6 months of...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-12-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 45,231
Views: 2,519,337
Posted By jharkin

Depends... In the case of the 100 it does look...

Depends... In the case of the 100 it does look like you gatta spend 500 to get a gas equivalent in a Saito 4 stroke. Plus deal with the extra weight and special fuel mix.

Thats why I personally...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-10-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 45,231
Views: 2,519,337
Posted By jharkin

You dont have to sell me on the fuel savings... I...

You dont have to sell me on the fuel savings... I know it, i fly large gas planes (50cc) and 700 size gas helicopters (30cc) and I would never even dream of putting a big glow in them.... its just on...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-10-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 45,231
Views: 2,519,337
Posted By jharkin

Yeah I like the FG concept in theory, remember...

Yeah I like the FG concept in theory, remember lusting after the original FG-36 when it first came out... but I cant bring myself to put one in a plane under 1/4 scale. T ake a simple 60 size bipe...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-10-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 45,231
Views: 2,519,337
Posted By jharkin

GUys - whats everybody's favorite for fuel these...

GUys - whats everybody's favorite for fuel these days?

Ive been flying a lot of gas the last couple of years so didnt go through much glow fuel, but now Im down to my last gallon and need to buy a...
07-25-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,728
Posted By jharkin

Helicopter. :) --- (in all...

Helicopter. :)


---
(in all seriousness, helis are great for very windy days - but that was not your question)

As others have said... in a steady wind the plane itself doesn't really notice...
07-02-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,669
Posted By jharkin

Im going to take the opposing view and say this...

Im going to take the opposing view and say this is a good thing. If I am visiting a national park like Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, etc I want to experience nature in its raw unaldulterated beatuy.......
02-15-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,058
Posted By jharkin

Avoid the GT15, very problematic. There are 3...

Avoid the GT15, very problematic. There are 3 gas conversions for the 700n, HWC, helibug and HelixHeli. Im looking at ahelixheli myself for a second gas heli (already have a MinAir)

Zenoahs are...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-22-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,545
Posted By jharkin

that does not work. This is about forum...

that does not work. This is about forum subscriptions, not thread subscriptions. I deleted every thread subscription and still get forum emails.
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-22-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,545
Posted By jharkin

Thats not helpful. Many of us have tried all of...

Thats not helpful. Many of us have tried all of the proposed "solutions" and they dont work. Ive clicked unsubscribe on every single forum and I still get 50 emails a day.
08-15-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 44,209
Posted By jharkin

I did try turning off thread subscriptions....

I did try turning off thread subscriptions. Problem is its not emailing me about new posts on subscribed threads - its emailing me about any post in the entire forum! Every day. And I dont see how...
08-15-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 44,209
Posted By jharkin

The only reason I knew the format changed is that...

The only reason I knew the format changed is that all of a sudden I'm getting spam emails every day for every forum I have ever visited in the last 10 years. Its clogging my box. So far I cant find...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-11-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 78,598
Posted By jharkin

RE: New DLE 35

When folks do prop tests I'd be interested to know how it manages with a big low pitch prop - will it handle a 20x8, 20x6 or even bigger? For WWI 1/4 scale....
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-20-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 16,849
Posted By jharkin

RE: Are all RC forum's activity in decline?

Interesting comments... Ive spent so little time on RCU in recent years I was not aware of the technical issues wit the forum - but most of the other issues ring true for me.

- Far too many...
Forum: Kit Building
06-07-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,046
Posted By jharkin

RE: Proctor-Enterprises 1:4 scale Fokker DVII Build

Great idea... There are very few build threads on this particular kit on any of the forums. You might also want to sign up and check out the Proctor sub-forum at rcscalebuilder. Lots of good ideas...
Forum: Kit Building
06-07-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,256
Posted By jharkin

RE: Sig 1/5 J3 Cub, which four stroke engine?

I'm building mine with a Saito .72, only so that I can spin a scale diameter prop (14x5). I expect I'll be able to fly around at 1/4 throttle :)

Remember this plane was designed to fly well on a...
05-31-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,393
Posted By jharkin

RE: fuel consumption of saito FA-180.

One of my flying buddies has a 180 in a quarter scale Extra. He runs a 20 or 24oz tank and gets 15+ minutes no problem.

As with all Saitos, the key to low fuel consumption is to tune the idle....
Showing results 1 to 25 of 368
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.