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Forum: Glow Engines
01-07-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,915
Posted By fredscz

I ran one of the OS 65AX's for two summers and it...

I ran one of the OS 65AX's for two summers and it was one of the best engines that I have had. Great power and reliability, sips fuel. I sold the whole plane and it was crashed several times after...
12-29-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,244
Posted By fredscz

TPL, there is a lot of good advice in previous...

TPL, there is a lot of good advice in previous posts. Now if your still using the original Saito glow plug, change it out with a new OS-F plug and keep the orig Saito plug for a loaner.
Replies: 2
Views: 869
Posted By fredscz

on page 19 of the manual it appears you would use...

on page 19 of the manual it appears you would use a negative value to make the control surfaces less sensitive. The bottom illustration shows the expo at a -50% for less sensitive control. When you...
12-16-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,244
Posted By fredscz

If you have the plastic throttle arm , then set...

If you have the plastic throttle arm , then set the low speed needle just slightly lower than flush or level with the arm.
Forum: Kit Building
12-12-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,416
Posted By fredscz

Any of you Ultra Sport flyers need another new...

Any of you Ultra Sport flyers need another new in the box kit for $120 shipped? I somehow ended up with three of them and really only need one.
Fred
06-02-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,035
Posted By fredscz

RE: any inexpensive good pattern planes?

How about an "O-TWO" pattern type plane. I bought it 7 or more years ago from Valley View. 60 size with a one piece wing. Only one that I have eve seen. That could be good of maybe it could be bad...
05-21-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By fredscz

RE: os .46 axii

Either fuel is good but for my own use I put a couple of ounces of regular castor in the cool Power and use the Omega just as it comes. I use them both and haver never needed to re-tune an engine....
Forum: Glow Engines
04-30-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,444
Posted By fredscz

RE: TT GP-42 vs OS LA 46

The thunder Tiger manual on page 3 for the GP series states" GP-42 disp-cc/cu.in. , 6.49cc/ 0.396ci, bore= 21.2mm/0.835, stroke=18.4mm/0.724in
Don't know why it matters unless your using it in...
Forum: Beginners
04-18-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,143
Posted By fredscz

RE: Fuel filter to fit a AX .46

I always use a filter in the line on the fuel can and between the engine and the fuel tank in the plane. Normally I use it as a place to break the line to refuel the plane. I also use heat shrink on...
04-11-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,719
Posted By fredscz

RE: os 55ax mid range

Try an OS F four stroke plug. I agree with one of the other posters that the engine takes longer than the normal OS to get run in , but when you get it right it will be your favorite engine.

I...
Forum: Beginners
04-03-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By fredscz

RE: I'm trying to help but!!!!

The spray bar is close to correct with the fuel nipple pointed at the rear mounting hole. The few ST's that I have had that actually ran good enoough to fly with had the fuel nipple at that angle or...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-29-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By fredscz

RE: Evolution Trainer 45 vs. 46NT

Find a copy of the RC Reports test done several years ago when the EVO trainer engine was a new item. The trainers system(.455) was compared with the standard 46 and 40.
The trainer systems .455...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-03-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By fredscz

RE: Buying used or Trading used

Yes your too trusting. Yes there are those flyers with integrity and but there are also those with no conscious. I lost $200 to a thief in San Diego and another $50 to a thief in Panama City ,Florida.
Forum: Beginners
02-23-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By fredscz

RE: FAST n QUICK QUESTION :D Can i used 12x8 props on OS.46 AX II ?

Your 12x8 is too much prop for a 46. The easiest way if all you have are 12x8's would be to cut 1/2-5/8 inch off each blade and rebalance the prop. Your 46 should swing a 10 1/2 x 8 ok till you get...
Forum: Beginners
01-08-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,146
Posted By fredscz

RE: Sturdy Birdy II

Twitchy could apply as could a little fast, but entirely suitable as a trainer. The wind will mess with them a lot, but most problems occur from overcontroling. they are tough as nails and a lot of...
12-24-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,511
Posted By fredscz

RE: SAITO .72 AAC

It is very easy to do. Use the proper fitting screwdriver to remove the two screws holding on the carb body. Gently pull the intake tube from the head with the carb and turn the carb 180 and...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-21-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,899
Posted By fredscz

RE: evolution 61nx

I have been flying the GP 60 size Stik with an OS65AX all last summer and since it was the smallest recommended engine I was not expecting much when I first flew it. (I bought it in a package deal...
Forum: Beginners
12-15-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,811
Posted By fredscz

RE: Controlling a Brushless Motor without a Radio System?

I have actualy used one of the $5.99 servo testers shown in the above hobby king link to run a brushless moter using the esc and it worked fine.
Fred
12-08-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By fredscz

RE: Top Flite Mustang combination

I have one that I fly with a Saito 125 and it really floats on landing without using the flaps. Plenty of speed and the verticle is out of sight. The OS110 should be a real good combo.
You will...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-05-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By fredscz

RE: Saito 82 will it fly a H9 warbird okay

Having owned and flown the Hellcat and Corsair and P-47 by H-9 I would have to say the 82 would fly the Hellcat ok. I flew mine with 91 and 100 4-strokes and rarely really needed more than 1/2...
Forum: Beginners
11-15-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,534
Posted By fredscz

RE: Balancing a Trainer

Once I determine the amount of the small lead wheel weights, I put some of the heavy duty double sided tape on them. Then I lay them out on a piece of cardboard and paint them a color that closely...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-03-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,914
Posted By fredscz

RE: Saito FA-82A versus FA-82B

I think there were reports of the back plate warping and not sealing well. I never had a problem with mine and I had and have several in use. Shouldn't make much difference either way on a Saito...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-24-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,792
Posted By fredscz

RE: EBay and PayPal: Used to buy warbird kits

I lost $50 to a thief from Florida that went by the name "[email protected]" using a USPO money order. Earlier I lost $200 to a thief in San Deigo. If I had been able to use paypal chances are I...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-22-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By fredscz

RE: Saito 100 needle problems

While your at it change the prop as a 13x8 is way too small for a Saito 100. I agree with some of the other posters that your low end is probably too lean so after you change the prop richen up the...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-22-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By fredscz

RE: Choking procedure ?

xxx My knowledge with gas engines is very limited but the two that I have are made with a choke kick off that allows the choke to be held closed only with the throttle nearly closed and then it kicks...
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