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02-19-2013, 05:10 PM
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Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

It looks GREAT !!!!!! Speedy

Please post some pictures on here when you have it covered. ;)
01-04-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,245
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Rossi .81 FIRE

Thanks for the advice , I was using OS R5 plug (cold) as this one was running perfect on my Rossi with the 8mm carb.

I'll play with the needles and change the plug to see if I can solve the...
01-03-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,245
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Rossi .81 FIRE

lfinney how do you set the 10mm Rossi carb ??

I have had a hard time trying to have normal transition with this carb that comes with the Rossi 53 VP engine , I can't leave the engine on idle for...
12-21-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

Thanks Quikturn , you did also a very good job there.

I like your Shrike too since the first time I saw it , very clean job. ;)
12-20-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

It probably is , the stock exhaust timing is 150°.

Do you have a tach reading with the 9x10 APC ??? would be great if you have it to compare it with the Picco.

On what plane do you have...
12-20-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

Could you please share what mod. you did on your Shrikes ? would be nice to see if there were some improvement on some point. ;)
12-20-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

Trying to clarified wich prop would be better for the timing job . :eek:
12-20-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

Probably a 9x9 or 9x8 would be a better choice if I start doing the timing job !?!? or do you think is good idea begin with the 9x10 and run it and check again RPM ???

I dont want to overheat...
12-18-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

Thanks for the compliment Chuck !!!;)

I hope you mean about it wont be able to run bigger props like 11x7 APC , or do you mean the 9x10 APC could be too much load to this displacement after...
12-18-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

I havent flown it yet , more that 5 persons have told me the same , give it a throw as is , but mmm I really want to wake up this thing , I think I could probably follow this advise if after doing...
12-18-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

MJD , please dont pay atention on the picture above as reference on the set I described on my last post , that picture is with the 7.5 cc pipe , it was taken about 2 months ago.

The real measure...
12-18-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

Finally some time to play with the engine , I switched the prop to 9x10 APC , fuel Power Master 15% nitro and I added castor oil Klotz to bring it at 20% oil , and tuned pipe 10 cc , tach read was...
12-17-2012, 10:09 PM
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Views: 164,132
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: AKM SU-27 Flanker-Does Look Good

Tony , do you have more progress on your Su-27 ???

Would be great to see it with color . :D
12-14-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

Speedy-Gonzales ,

We have almost the same reduction , the rib# 1 of mine is 1-1/4" in height this is just 1/6" thinner than yours ( I reduce 5/8" from original) I think your wing and mine should...
12-10-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

She looks AWASOME !!!!

I really like the mods you did there , the paint looks GREAT too.

Can you please share more pics of yours would be great to see it from other angles.
12-10-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

Speedy , your ribs looks very similar to mines , its seems we have reduced the same amount I think.

Yours look very good so far , please post some pics on here when you have it done. ;)

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10-08-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

GREAT !!!!!!!!!!!! this is very exciting....

Thanks for the info lfnney. ;)
10-07-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

lfinney , do you know if the set sleeve/piston you have attached would fit on the Picco fire I have and if the timming it has would be able to move a 9x10 prop at serious RPM or if its intended for...
10-07-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

Yep , I agree with you airraptor , the 17,000 rpm seem low , probably because of the pipe I used was too short , the fuel wasn't the better ( I think it contains much humidity ) and it wasn't tuned ,...
10-07-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

Combatpigg , thanks for you kind words and toughts , to be a sponsored pilot from any brand would be a dream , if that miracle happen you will be the first one to be on my crew of course . :D

I...
10-05-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

You probably right MJD , this engine probably won't hit the 22k mark , something disappointing to me , I think I'll use this engine just to maiden it and see if all the mods were well done ,...
10-04-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

Thanks for the explanation and the time you take for it combatpigg I really appreciate it . ;)
If necessary I'll start doing what you explained on a less expensive engine , 2 months ago I just...
Forum: Sport Flying
10-01-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 117,383
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

No carbon fiber tube Strykaas . [X(]
10-01-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

Thanks Speedy . :D

I didn't add any ballast to hit my CG , I rather reinforce the stab and rudders with more wood and the battery is on the very rear. I moved back 1/4" the fire wall also.
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10-01-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,493
Posted By SpeedBoy

RE: Shrike 40 with thinner airfoil

Thanks freakingfast I'll keep that on mind. ;)
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