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Forum: Gas Engines
11-20-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

Yes TB

Yes



TB
Forum: Gas Engines
11-19-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

Will do! TB

Will do!

TB
Forum: Gas Engines
11-19-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

Hey Guys. I am selling the second new in the box...

Hey Guys. I am selling the second new in the box OS engine I had slated for my B-25. I am not doing that anymore so I don't need the engine. It is new and never been run. It will come with the used...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-17-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

The pitts muffler from KC is as quiet as the...

The pitts muffler from KC is as quiet as the stock muffler but it fits so much better then any other option!

TB
Forum: Gas Engines
11-12-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

Dave, yes it is a AeroWorks Sports Cub 2 it is...

Dave, yes it is a AeroWorks Sports Cub 2 it is around 20lb and it flies great, more then scale. I see this engine flying your 18lb bird just fine as I want to put my second engine is a 20lb 1/3...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-10-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

I agree. This engine is rated for 9000rpms if I...

I agree. This engine is rated for 9000rpms if I am not mistaken and I am just at 8000rpms. I only go full on take off to gain altitude then small bursts at times but generally I fly at 5000rpms or...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-08-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

I am at about 7800 RPMs and I am using a 18x8...

I am at about 7800 RPMs and I am using a 18x8 Xoar. I have over 50 flights in and I don't run at full throttle but for a couple seconds at a time. I have no issues and I am planning on a 19x8 too.
...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-02-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

The muffler was made by Kelvin at Keleo...

The muffler was made by Kelvin at Keleo Creations. He will be selling this muffler now. This is the first engine to run this muffler so I will report back. It is very solid and I think that all the...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-01-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

Got my muffler today, fits great. I will see how...

Got my muffler today, fits great. I will see how it sounds and performs this weekend.

TB
Forum: Gas Engines
10-26-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

Start with the recommended settings, the low is...

Start with the recommended settings, the low is very sensitive once you get 20 or so flights in then lean it out, mine has been flawless with the factory settings and I have over 50 flights logged...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-22-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

Go with the DLE35, the OS40 will fly it but you...

Go with the DLE35, the OS40 will fly it but you are going to spend over $900 with a pits muffler, the stock muffler is useless unless you want to cut half the cowl off.

But if you got the coin...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-22-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

I just leaned mine out yesterday and it is just...

I just leaned mine out yesterday and it is just under 8000 rpms with a 18-8 Xoar prop. I have over 30 flights on this engine, maybe 40, lost count a while back. Not sure on the plug thing. I would...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-16-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

Update on my engine. It is running great with no...

Update on my engine. It is running great with no issues. I did have one dead stick on take off and the only thing I can think of is that it was a very hot day, 107 and the manual says do not fly when...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-23-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

Opened mine up today, some movement but not...

Opened mine up today, some movement but not sloppy, I don't know what is normal here so I will open the second engine that has not been run yet to compare. Mine also was well oiled. It is running...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-20-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

Andrei, I watched your video. Man that sucks and...

Andrei, I watched your video. Man that sucks and now I'm worried. I have two of these I want to put in my Ziroli B-25. I am test running one in my cub to see how it does and if it holds up. I may pop...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-20-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

I have 32 flights (maybe 5 hr) on mine with no...

I have 32 flights (maybe 5 hr) on mine with no issues. I haven't opened up mine yet but we will see.

TB
Forum: Gas Engines
08-11-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

I have little over a gallon threw my number one...

I have little over a gallon threw my number one engine and it is running solid. No issues since I put the ball valve on the fuel line. I flip start it with the same ease as my DLE. I am still running...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-30-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

RE: O.S. GF40 4st gas

I have a good 6 10min flights on mine and I am using a 18x8 xoar at 1770rpm. I will lean it out after 10 flights and go to a 19x8 xoar. Then after another 10 flights I will try the 16x10 – 3 blade....
Forum: Gas Engines
07-15-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

RE: O.S. GF40 4st gas

I did a hot start and it started right up with the starter. The only thing that has worked is clamping off the fuel line after running.

TB
Forum: Gas Engines
07-15-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

RE: O.S. GF40 4st gas

Can anyone tel me how this carb differs from a carb on a DLE? How does it pump the gas from the tank?

Thanks

TB
Forum: Gas Engines
07-14-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

RE: O.S. GF40 4st gas

So I think I have the engine issues worked out. She is tuned well, running good and reliable. We did a test. First flight of the day she started right up with normal start up procedure. As soon as I...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-13-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

RE: O.S. GF40 4st gas

Today I brought the cub to try again. I reset the low end to 1-1/2 turns. Set the choke, flipped a few times till it popped. Then I used the starter and it started right up. Warmed it up a few min on...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-12-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

RE: O.S. GF40 4st gas

RCJones, they are the Sullivan ball connectors. The blue is 4-40 and the red is 2-56. I use ni rods so 2-56 is good for that. They allow for quick and easy removal of the engine. I have used them on...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-08-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

RE: O.S. GF40 4st gas

Thanks guys, I am just frustrated and I know this engine can be tamed. I will reset the needle valves and start over. I had it very close then I guess I turned the low end to far, maybe one click and...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-07-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,890
Posted By TonyBuilder

RE: O.S. GF40 4st gas

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