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Forum: RC Fuels
02-10-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,011
Posted By glowfuel

RE: S&W is now SPL Fuel???

I did try calling, multiple times, but the phone just rings and rings. That's why I am asking here [:-]

Anyone else have any positive info?

Thanks.....

glowfuel
Forum: RC Fuels
02-10-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,011
Posted By glowfuel

S&W is now SPL Fuel???

SPL Fuel



Has anyone used the SPL model airplane fuel?

Was thinking of picking up a case.

http://www.splube.com/otherapplications.html
Forum: Glow Engines
01-05-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,826
Posted By glowfuel

Ringed 2 Stroke Break In

Ringed 2 Stroke Break-in



What is the best way to break-in an O.S. 95 AX ringed engine? There seems to be a lot of new information out there.

Also, what would be the best fuel brand...
03-17-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,114
Posted By glowfuel

RE: ParkZone Radian RTF

dhcody,

That's where I have mine right now. Will test fly it hopefully soon. Depending on weather and work.
Should be a nice, relaxing sailplane.
03-15-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,114
Posted By glowfuel

RE: ParkZone Radian RTF

Thanks Fred and Aeajr.

I modified my Radian during the winter, but haven't flown it yet. It's new.... :)

Used different control horns and clevises. Also swapped out the servos for HS -82...
03-14-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,114
Posted By glowfuel

RE: ParkZone Radian RTF

Do either of you guys have a radian?
If so, where did you wind up having the CG?
03-06-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,114
Posted By glowfuel

ParkZone Radian RTF

Has anyone experimented with the CG on the Radian?

I think it's supposed to be 62 mm (approx 2.5") behind the leading edge, but that seems a bit nose heavy for thermaling?
Forum: Glow Engines
12-14-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By glowfuel

RE: OS 32 SX

Thanks Guys....
Forum: Glow Engines
12-14-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By glowfuel

OS 32 SX

Hello,

Have an OS 32 SX with about 100 flights on it.

I run S&W 15 nitro, 10x6 APC prop and OS A3 plug.

Am very strick with adding after run oil.

Lately, have noticed a slight...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-14-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By glowfuel

OS 91 FX Question

Have an OS 91 FX (ringed engine) with about 70 or so flights on it.

Always run it a bit rich and with S&W 15% fuel.

Noticed that the cold compression is extremely weak when I manually flip...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-22-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,205
Posted By glowfuel

RE: OS Engine Question

64 or 65 and doing 3D, sounds nice. God Bless him.

Pattern is a lot of fun for me and teaches discipline in ones flying. Some people lack that in their maneuvers.

The twist 60 can be...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-09-2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,205
Posted By glowfuel

RE: OS Engine Question

That is surprising. Especially when the Twist 60 isn't a pattern plane, but can be very smooth (pilot able).
I like to do rolling circles and extreme flat spins with mine.;)

Yes the 4 cycles...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-09-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,205
Posted By glowfuel

RE: OS Engine Question

Dar,

Thanks for you input as well.

Well, the post and question is what it is. Like you said either you have the experience or you don't.


Glowfuel
Forum: Glow Engines
03-09-2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,205
Posted By glowfuel

RE: OS Engine Question

W8,

Thanks for your input.

The Twist 60 that I fly will hover about 3/8 trottle. I have no doubt that the smoke system will somewhat deminish the flight performance on my flying with the...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-09-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,205
Posted By glowfuel

RE: OS Engine Question

W8 & Dar,

Thanks for your input. Will take it under advisement, but you both didn't answer my question about the engine.

Regarding the weight issue, have you both seen the twist 60 fly? ...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-09-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,205
Posted By glowfuel

OS Engine Question

Hello Good People,

Have an OS 91 FX engine on a Twist 60.

Would like to put a smoke system in it. Was thinking about the Sullivan one.

Question: Will the OS 91 FX get the muffler hot...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-06-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By glowfuel

Giant Aeromaster by Great Planes

Was thinking about picking up the GP Giant Aeromaster RTC version.

Would the listed 1.60 FX OS engine provide enough power for mild aerobatics for this biplane?

Would there be any CG issues...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-23-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By glowfuel

RE: Twist 60 info needed----NOW!

Not so with my Twist. I have many years experience and the CG set at 150mm is simply too tailheavy for many if not most people.
I originally had mine at 150mm and the ballooning was literally...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-17-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 60,469
Posted By glowfuel

RE: Twist 3D 60 ARF

My CG is set at 5 3/8.

Tired of the balooning.
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-13-2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,388
Posted By glowfuel

Hangar 9 Twist 3D 60 HELP!!!!!!!!!!

Hello:

Have a Hangar 9 Twist 60. Running an OS 91 FX, APC 14x4 prop and 15% nitro fuel.

The plane seems very tail heavy. From take off to landing. Have the CG at the most forward...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-09-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By glowfuel

RE: OS 91 FX Needs Help!!!

Speedster,

Yes, who knows, the salty trip from overseas may have been a factor. I'll be 3D'ing in no time[8D]
Forum: Glow Engines
05-09-2007, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By glowfuel

RE: OS 91 FX Needs Help!!!

UPDATE:

Wanted to let you guys know that O.S's Hobby Services replaced the front and rear bearings and crankshaft in the engine.
Though they were not entertaining the fact of replacing the...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-29-2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By glowfuel

RE: OS 91 FX Needs Help!!!

Guys,


Thanks so much for the infomation. Much appreciated. Read Below

Here is an update:

The same fuel was used in other engines without any problem.

Listen to this:
Forum: Glow Engines
04-29-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By glowfuel

RE: OS 91 FX Needs Help!!!

Flyboy,

Will these bearing break-in and wear down, or do you think a full replacement is in order??
Forum: Glow Engines
04-29-2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By glowfuel

RE: OS 91 FX Needs Help!!!

Flyboy,

I always use S&W 15% for all my engines from day one. Never had any trouble.

Thanks.
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