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Forum: Beginners
10-23-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,578
Posted By Avalanche2

O.S. 55AX dying

hey gang.. I have a O.S. 55AX that wont stay running.. Twice in flight it died and I landed the plane.. good to go.. Now, I'm bringing the pair back out to see if I could find the issue.. My problem...
06-25-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 23,272
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: 47" Edge V3 New Batch!!!

Im using Cool Power 15% w/ stock plug swinging a 13x4 prop... I think my last tach. reading was around 9400... It idles great, transitions good... ???? Im lost...
06-24-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 23,272
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: 47" Edge V3 New Batch!!!

Im having some dead stick issues with my OS 55AX.. can anyone flying one of these tell me the set up they have... rpms, low speed needle setting, h/speed setting... Ive checked all I know to check.....
Forum: Beginners
06-14-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: Plane Storage

I store mine in the garage in SC and its plenty damn hot down here... I use phone wire (smooth) and loop it rafter to rafter as a sling with the tails up in the empty spaces between rafters.
Forum: Beginners
06-14-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,641
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: Wow!

Very nice job gaRCfield. I know that shaky feeling myself... Exponential is a preference thing but, I sure recommend it. Most of the manuals recommend it. It is a tool thats put on that TX for good...
Forum: Beginners
06-14-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: OS 55AX

thanks guys.. this is an OMP Edge V3 Profile so the alpha attitude test is a great idea... what prop are you using on your profile w/the 55AX and do you happen to remember what your high and idle...
06-14-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 23,272
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: 47" Edge V3 New Batch!!!

I'm using an OS 55AX on my V3 that dead sticked on me last weekend. Im in SC and its HOT so I figured it must be running rich. So today I tried tweaking the l/s and h/s needles. I have a 13x4 prop,...
Forum: Beginners
06-14-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By Avalanche2

OS 55AX

I have an OS 55AX on a profile plane that dead sticked on me last weekend. Im in SC and its HOT so I figured it must be running rich. So today I tried tweaking the l/s and h/s needles. I have a 13x4...
Forum: Beginners
05-23-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: Engine tuning

thanks to all very much... will print and get at it.... sure is nice to be a part of such a great group... thanks again
Forum: Beginners
05-23-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By Avalanche2

Engine tuning

I have an OS 55 AX. Im having trouble when going from idle to full throttle. It wants to die or hesitate before spooling up. Ive run about 6-7 tanks of fuel through the motor. I was told to turn in...
Forum: Beginners
05-19-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: Right Thrust

Thanks Hossfly and all for the input. It just seemed that as the prop is spinning CW it would be throwing its weight that way (CW) and with the right thrust built in it would only add to the...
Forum: Beginners
05-18-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By Avalanche2

Right Thrust

When building in right thrust.... when facing the plane, prop spins left and as I was told (I think) add 2-3 washers under the front motor mounts... this is on a Profile with a 55 AX on its side......
Forum: 3D Flying!
05-12-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,869
Views: 198,881
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: AeroWorks Edge 540T 46-60?

Hate you guys had so many issues with the build... I'm kind of a newbie to builds, or was at the time but, mine went together great,none of the issues stated here.. must have been a bad batch or...
04-26-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 23,272
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: 47" Edge V3 New Batch!!!

Airtech... I understand what you mean now.. about using the "blocks" .... a picture is worth a thousand words... :) .. Im also using the HS-81 with an O.S.55 AX and the throttle worked out fine.....
Forum: Beginners
04-26-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,147
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: closing off a 3 line tank?

I did neither.. here is my finished close off... it was the simplest and isn't in the way of anything....
04-25-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 23,272
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: 47" Edge V3 New Batch!!!

I went ahead and formed the tank.. heated it, then molded it to fit around the servo butt... doing that with 1/4 piece of foam to pad the tank against the fuse and it fits like a glove... looks like...
Forum: Beginners
04-25-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,147
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: closing off a 3 line tank?

good ideas all... I'll either solder the tube or just run the 1/8 rod.... thanks again everyone.. what a great forum...
Forum: Beginners
04-24-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,147
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: closing off a 3 line tank?

I have a remote fuel system ( has the "dot" ) thought about running a short tube and use just the dot to plug it.. was hoping a drop of CA into the end of the tube might do it. Not sure if the fuel...
Forum: Beginners
04-24-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,147
Posted By Avalanche2

closing off a 3 line tank?

I have a 3 line tank...(vent, feed, fill) Just built a profile and only need 2 lines. (vent & feed) but, I have a 3rd.. (fill) dont need it... what is the best way to close off an unneeded line???...
04-24-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 23,272
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: 47" Edge V3 New Batch!!!

thanks AirTech... figured I was over thinking it.. just seemed like a big gap to willy nilly it... not sure how it helps your servo link as its on the other side..?? I'm using the OS 55. for my bird....
04-24-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 23,272
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: 47" Edge V3 New Batch!!!

almost there... :) another question... when doing the fuel tank... when putting it on the left side it presses against the back of the throttle servo creating a gap of about 1/4" all around... are...
04-10-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 23,272
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: 47" Edge V3 New Batch!!!

hey troops... Ive got my V3 and just about have it together... couple of questions... if putting the battery in the wing doesn't it throw off the CG left to right? I'm thinking of using the forward...
12-26-2007, 02:12 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 23,272
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: 47" Edge V3 New Batch!!!

Mike, group, hope all had a Merry Christmas... got my Edge V3 with the 55 AX ... looks really good cant wait to get started on it... question Ive never had to build in the right thrust for a motor.....
Forum: Beginners
12-04-2007, 11:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,712
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: YAK 54 Crash during maiden flight

For what its worth here is a prop chart http://www.greenmountainrcers.org/?p=propSizing... It doesn't get into 3-D (I don't think) but for newbies like myself it helps... If anyone has or knows of a...
12-04-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,199
Posted By Avalanche2

RE: Sodering servo leads

well, just when I thought I had it figured out.... so, do we twist the wires together or do we lay them side by side? twisting would seem better just for pure strength but, maybe not... I really do...
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