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Forum: ARF or RTF
02-13-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,226
Posted By Jim Schwagle

Be careful of the engine chosen. Patrick himself...

Be careful of the engine chosen. Patrick himself said (may be in the instructions) that the plane was designed 120 size engines and vibration could be a problem. Pull your fuselage out and look at...
05-23-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,628
Posted By Jim Schwagle

My experience has been that if you delete a...

My experience has been that if you delete a folder, video or single picture, the folder(s) will be recreated the next time it's used in the drone.
Replies: 14
Views: 1,549
Posted By Jim Schwagle

You can coil it around something inside the...

You can coil it around something inside the fuselage, say a straw, just make sure not to overlap coils. Any overlap has the effect of shortening the antenna. Another possibility, as previously...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,052
Posted By Jim Schwagle

The transmitter came with two manuals, the main...

The transmitter came with two manuals, the main one and a small one that seemed to be corrections or an addendum. In any case here are both, in Dropbox. When you click on the link it will ask you...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-13-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,368
Posted By Jim Schwagle

My 95 is somewhat more powerful than my Surpass...

My 95 is somewhat more powerful than my Surpass II 91. It runs and idles well, no problems (on 15%) and performs close to my better Saito 100. ( I have two 100s. One is somewhat of a poor...
05-12-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,010
Posted By Jim Schwagle

No adjustments yet, other than to make sure it...

No adjustments yet, other than to make sure it was rich using the High Speed needle. However, it seemed fine to fly with after only one tank. The idle is ok, below 2300, and I haven't touched the...
05-11-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,010
Posted By Jim Schwagle

On my first bench run,1/2 tank of fuel into the...

On my first bench run,1/2 tank of fuel into the run, I got 9800 on an APC 13-9. 20/20 Powermaster fuel. The only prop I have used and the only run.
Replies: 19
Views: 16,315
Posted By Jim Schwagle

You might send it to Radio South...

You might send it to Radio South www.radiosouthrc.com . With Airtronics repair in a little disarray right now it's an option. I've had good service from them for my Futabas. At least you can see...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By Jim Schwagle

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0095p?FVSE...

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0095p?FVSEARCH=futaba+72+MHz+crystals
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-15-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 20,578
Posted By Jim Schwagle

Once it's in the hands of the USPS, it's not HK's...

Once it's in the hands of the USPS, it's not HK's responsibility. Legally they aren't required to do a thing. That said, I know other vendors will, but that's another story. My experience with a...
04-17-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,384
Posted By Jim Schwagle

The "club" is in name only. It' s just a thread...

The "club" is in name only. It' s just a thread devoted to YS engines. Anyone can post or participate.
04-17-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,384
Posted By Jim Schwagle

There is a YS club in the 3D forum. It's not...

There is a YS club in the 3D forum. It's not always very active. Someone will post, there will be several replies, then the forum sits for a while. I think the most current post is from almost a...
Forum: Beginners
03-20-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,920
Posted By Jim Schwagle

Our 105 member club has a pin box for 72, no pins...

Our 105 member club has a pin box for 72, no pins for 2.4.
02-22-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,384
Posted By Jim Schwagle

Performance Specialties ...

Performance Specialties

http://www.pspec.com/

They list the Ultra Oil. They don't accept credit cards, but do accept Paypal. I've bought mufflers and headers for YS and OS engines in the past...
01-30-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,066
Posted By Jim Schwagle

I was initially interested until I downloaded the...

I was initially interested until I downloaded the assembly manual from Tower and took a good look. The plane looks like a 15 year old design, at least from an assembly viewpoint. The engineering is...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-19-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,091
Posted By Jim Schwagle

Seagull Bucker Jungmeister

Does anyone have experience with this ARF? I would appreciate comments about other Seagull models as to fit, finish and construction. My only experience was a Seabee from many years ago.
01-18-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,319
Posted By Jim Schwagle

If you're looking for the YS part, go to Central...

If you're looking for the YS part, go to Central Hobbies (www.centralhobbies.com (http://www.centralhobbies.com)), which I've found to be the source for YS parts and engines. Navigate to the YS...
01-01-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By Jim Schwagle

It appears to have the same mounting dimensions...

It appears to have the same mounting dimensions as the OS fs110. Tower carries metal engine mounts for this engine, so you might look into this. My YS91 fits perfectly on an OS90 motor mount and I...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,606
Posted By Jim Schwagle

The FAAST module is $170, the Futaba FHSS module...

The FAAST module is $170, the Futaba FHSS module is $90, both at Tower. (both for 8, 9 and 10C)
Forum: Gas Engines
04-22-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 24,481
Posted By Jim Schwagle

That's about what I'm getting. So far, so good. ...

That's about what I'm getting. So far, so good. I'm about ready to start setting the low speed, I believe OS calls it the fuel control valve. The engine is getting richer and richer on the bottom...
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By Jim Schwagle

I can access it no problem, on chrome. I would...

I can access it no problem, on chrome. I would assume the message refers to your browser.
Forum: Gas Engines
04-17-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 24,481
Posted By Jim Schwagle

No problems, from the Tower web page for the...

No problems, from the Tower web page for the motor.
Forum: Gas Engines
04-15-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 24,481
Posted By Jim Schwagle

With about 20 minutes of run time, on Regular...

With about 20 minutes of run time, on Regular gas, 28x1 gas/oil, mine was at 8800 RPM at full throttle and 1800 at idle, on an APC 14x8. The 1800 is a little low and I had to bump it up to about...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-26-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,113
Posted By Jim Schwagle

Too bad. At one time, Cermark was known and...

Too bad. At one time, Cermark was known and respected. I guess it shows how some businesses rely on one person, the founder or some other, and once that person passes or moves on, the business...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-19-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By Jim Schwagle

Once you're on top of the weather, anything above...

Once you're on top of the weather, anything above you is useless, at least that's the way my instructor quoted it, these many years ago.
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