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Forum: Gas Engines
03-04-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By sizam

RE: Prop extension for ZDZ?

I wound up trading a case of beer for a local guy to machine me a 1" prop extension in his machine shop, worked out well.
Forum: Gas Engines
10-11-2004, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By sizam

ZDZ-50 set screw help

Hello,
I lost the set screw that holds the spark-plug cap on my zdz 50, anybody know what size screw that is?

Thanks
Replies: 0
Views: 594
Posted By sizam

Servo Tray for Hitec DS5xxx servos?

Looking to mount a 5945 or 5975 for an aileron servo and would like to mount it sideways, it'd be a whole lot easier (I think) if I could use a tray. Hitec doesn't make any for these servos, would...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-07-2004, 04:51 PM
Forum: Glow Engines
07-07-2004, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By sizam

High-speed needle 'external pin', where to buy?

I have a Saito .91 and have seen people with high-speed needle valves that have a bent pin coming out of the top that you can poke out of a cowl for adjustment, do they exist for the Saito .91 or how...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-24-2004, 10:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,986
Posted By sizam

RE: Argh, I hate my Saito .91, what gives?

Warpd, you want the APC 15x4W which I'm running 2k-about 9k but I should be able to push into the lower 9k I think.
Forum: Glow Engines
06-23-2004, 03:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,986
Posted By sizam

RE: Argh, I hate my Saito .91, what gives?

Yah, I have about a gallon and a half of fuel through it already and always use F plugs.
Forum: Glow Engines
06-22-2004, 04:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,986
Posted By sizam

RE: Argh, I hate my Saito .91, what gives?

Flew this last Sat and it worked out great, little rich on the top end still but its all worked out fine, I think I can finally put the friggin cowl on this plane! :)

Thanks guys!

Sam
Forum: Glow Engines
06-12-2004, 11:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,986
Posted By sizam

RE: Argh, I hate my Saito .91, what gives?

Yah, upping it to 2K. I'm currently using a 15x4W which seems to be the prop of choice for this motor, however its the prop of choice for 3D pilots, I don't 3D I do acro and the guys at my field...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-12-2004, 08:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,986
Posted By sizam

RE: Argh, I hate my Saito .91, what gives?

Hokay, man I felt like it was a battle of wills out there at the field today, in the end (3 hours of off-and-on tuning) I think I've got it under control. I've got a pretty low idle and when I hit...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-11-2004, 11:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,986
Posted By sizam

RE: Argh, I hate my Saito .91, what gives?

Hah, sounds like you're speaking from experience (re DO NOT TOUCH IT). So as I was falling asleep last night I was thinking what a PITA it is that the low speed needle is on the bottom of the engine...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-10-2004, 03:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,986
Posted By sizam

RE: Argh, I hate my Saito .91, what gives?

Ok, ok, I'll keep trying, I really don't want to have to get a new engine and I do want the 4-stroker to work out as they're clearly the better engine type. Thanks for all the help/tips and keeping...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-10-2004, 01:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,986
Posted By sizam

RE: Argh, I hate my Saito .91, what gives?

OK, I haven't seen any of the other guys at the field with a saito but I'll look around. I guess I could mention what I went through at the field yesterday and maybe you'll have a comment. I have...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-10-2004, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,474
Posted By sizam

RE: Acrobatic scaleish plane for a Saito .91

Alas, I'm throwing in the towel on my Saito .91 and getting a new 2-stroke engine (I just wanna fly dangit), but am still considering that chipmunk or the 40 Ultimate ARF, though I'd like something...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-10-2004, 12:35 AM
Forum: Glow Engines
06-09-2004, 10:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,986
Posted By sizam

RE: Argh, I hate my Saito .91, what gives?

Thanks for all the help guys but I'm throwing in the towel, Saito .91 fer sale. Maybe its just the engine and I'll try 4-strokes again some day but for now I just want an engine that's going to fly,...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-08-2004, 11:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,986
Posted By sizam

RE: Argh, I hate my Saito .91, what gives?

Oh, no, I was going to follow the instructions which are to peak it (as lean as possible) while I'm setting my low end, after I get the low end RPM jump I'll knock off 200-300 RPM from the top so:
...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-07-2004, 03:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,986
Posted By sizam

RE: Argh, I hate my Saito .91, what gives?

Great, got it, maybe I'll run out to the field tonight to try tonight.

Thanks!
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-07-2004, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,474
Posted By sizam

RE: Acrobatic scaleish plane for a Saito .91

I have always wanted a biplane, what bipes would work well with a Saito .91? Would a .91 work out in a DP Ultimate 40, and why doesn't the dp website list the dp ultimate 40 under their 'kits'? ...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-07-2004, 02:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,986
Posted By sizam

RE: Argh, I hate my Saito .91, what gives?

Ok, so the revised plan is:

-lean top end all the way
-throttle down and lean low end by 1/8th
-throttle up to check
-throttle down and lean by 1/8th again
-repeat until when I throttle...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-07-2004, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,474
Posted By sizam

Acrobatic scaleish plane for a Saito .91

I'm currently flying a funtana with a .91 but would rather fly a 'acrobatic' oriented plane then a '3D' plane methinks, what kind of good scale looking planes are out there for a .91 (Edge, extra,...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-07-2004, 12:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,986
Posted By sizam

RE: Argh, I hate my Saito .91, what gives?

Ah, the guy I talked to said the way I had it was good, perhaps 4-strokes aren't his forte :) Ok, so how long after the 'pinch' should it speed up, immedately? And the plan is (just so I got it...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-07-2004, 11:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,986
Posted By sizam

Argh, I hate my Saito .91, what gives?

My Saito .91 is such a PITA, I can't get a low enough idle for my taste and even at the idle I've gotten it to if I spool it up then drop it back down it takes a couple seconds to get back to the low...
06-04-2004, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By sizam

Engine standoffs, yea or nay?

I'm sticking a ZDZ 50 on a CA 27% Extra and had originally planned on using a 1" shim on the shaft to push the prop further away from the motor so I could mount the engine further into the cowl. ...
Replies: 3
Views: 957
Posted By sizam

Futaba 9C screen blanking problem, anybody else?

Hi,
So several months after I bought my 9CHP I shut it off once and dark vertical lines appeared on the screen and stayed for a couple seconds, scared the hell out of me. I was going to send it in...
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