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01-19-2020, 05:35 AM
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Posted By dasintex

Let me give an example; Master Airscrew Lists 3...

Let me give an example; Master Airscrew Lists 3 Bladed Props: 10X5 & 10X7 in normal CCW Rotation and they also offer 10X5 & 10X7 in what they call 'REV/PUSHER'...
01-18-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By dasintex

Propeller Question

If I wanted to have counter rotating props on a electric powered twin engine plane, both Props rotating into the fuselage when looking from the front, reversing the wires on one of the motors, do I...
01-18-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By dasintex

Propeller Selection

New to Electric flight; just received a VQ Models Twin Otter Electric powered; will be using 2 Power 25 or equivalent Motors; would like to be as scale as possible including 3 blades props, one...
02-13-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4,690
Views: 582,922
Posted By dasintex

Does the EME 70 fit completely in the cowl...

Does the EME 70 fit completely in the cowl without any major butchering of the cowl? what about the Exhaust and Sparkplug boots?

Thanks.
Forum: Gas Engines
01-14-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,146
Posted By dasintex

Success; Got the engine started; soldered...

Success;

Got the engine started; soldered the airbleed hole shut on the choke plate, removed the cover on the carb and wet the inside of carb with some fuel; cranked the prop a bunch of times...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-14-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By dasintex

Success; Got the engine started; soldered...

Success;

Got the engine started; soldered the airbleed hole shut on the choke plate, removed the cover on the carb and wet the inside of carb with some fuel; cranked the prop a bunch of times till...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-07-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By dasintex

Hey Lifer, Not yet, haven't tried anything since...

Hey Lifer, Not yet, haven't tried anything since I first posted, the Holidays came and now the cold weather, even down here in Texas preventing me from going outside with the plane, getting warmer...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-02-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,146
Posted By dasintex

What does the hole in the choke plate do? I have...

What does the hole in the choke plate do? I have read or heard that some people close this hole, a previous poster suggested placing his thumb over the choke bleed hole to help get fuel to the carb,...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-27-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By dasintex

That's what I thought; the reason I asked, my...

That's what I thought; the reason I asked, my choke is servo operated and I have it on a 3 position switch and if 1/2 choke was needed and it wasn't too difficult I was going have the middle/center...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-26-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By dasintex

Full & Half Choke

I have DLE engines 35RA and 55RA; any need to use 1/2 Choke or is Full Open & Full Closed sufficient?

Thanks.
Forum: Gas Engines
12-25-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By dasintex

Priming a Carb

I have a DLE 35RA inverted mounted that is not drawing fuel and is essentially dry; I was told to remove the single screw cover and prime the inside of Carb with some fuel; the problem is that there...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-25-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,146
Posted By dasintex

A quick question; to access the single screw...

A quick question; to access the single screw cover I would have to remove the engine to remove the carb because there is only about a 1/2" clearance to the firewall; however, my engine is inverted...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-22-2017, 04:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,146
Posted By dasintex

Not Yet, took a break from the plane for the...

Not Yet, took a break from the plane for the Holidays, I plan on removing the carb and remove the one cover and wet the carb with some fuel, I have a feeling that the last time I ran the engine, I...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-10-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,146
Posted By dasintex

Instead of taking the Carb apart, could I not...

Instead of taking the Carb apart, could I not just pump a bit of fuel into the supply line into the carb?
Forum: Gas Engines
12-09-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,146
Posted By dasintex

I like the idea of soaking the carb internals...

I like the idea of soaking the carb internals with some fuel, makes sense; I don't believe the tank is the issue, had the tank off, plugged all the lines except one, blew air into and out of tank all...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-09-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,146
Posted By dasintex

Fuel Not Getting To Carb

I have a brand new DLE35RA mounted on a plane about a 1 1/5 yrs ago; started the engine then, started right up, ran great, broke the engine in, never maiden flew the plane yet; now engine won't...
11-14-2017, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By dasintex

Appreciate the reply, consensus looks like...

Appreciate the reply, consensus looks like putting the wing on the preferred thing to do and I will heed this advice.
11-14-2017, 02:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By dasintex

Running a Gas Engine on a Plane without the wing

I have Great Planes Giant Citabria with a DLE 35RA Engine, can I test run the engine on the plane without the wing attached, I don't plan to run it high RPMs, just to make sure it starts after I...
10-20-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By dasintex

Begs the question 'if the Car called for the use...

Begs the question 'if the Car called for the use of a 2S Battery, then why was a 3S used?
09-20-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4,690
Views: 582,922
Posted By dasintex

TF FW 190 Sierra gear

Interested in a set of Sierra Gear for my TF FW 190; is there a Model number for Sierra gear specific for the TF FW 190?
09-14-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By dasintex

Is there an address for Bomberfield that I can...

Is there an address for Bomberfield that I can plug into my GPS to help me get there?

Thanks
09-12-2017, 04:31 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 71,464
Posted By dasintex

Engine Heat & Batteries

Any anticipated issues with engine Heat and the Batteries?
09-04-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4,690
Views: 582,922
Posted By dasintex

What size of drill bit works?

What size of drill bit works?
06-28-2017, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4,690
Views: 582,922
Posted By dasintex

What about Sierra Gear as a good replacement to...

What about Sierra Gear as a good replacement to Robarts or CJM?
06-22-2017, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By dasintex

If the wheel is contacting the side of the wheel...

If the wheel is contacting the side of the wheel well preventing it from retracting all the way you can either move the wheel well over, a lot of work but solves the problem; or try a smaller size of...
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