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Forum: Gas Engines
04-27-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By Conrod

Yes you are probably right, as I too have been...

Yes you are probably right, as I too have been using Redline at 40-1 for many years also with no problems. I normally only use the castrol T2 (non synthetic) for run in on RCGF and DLE engines (bed...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-25-2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By Conrod

Went flying yesterday and instead of running the...

Went flying yesterday and instead of running the 25 -1 redline oil mix, I used a 30 -1 castrol 2T oil mix and the motor ran like a Swiss watch. Will install iridium spark plugs when they arrive. ...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-21-2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Conrod

Hi Lars I have ordered a couple of Iridium...

Hi Lars
I have ordered a couple of Iridium spark plugs to try. When they arrive I will let you know how the go.
Geoff
Forum: Gas Engines
04-18-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By Conrod

Been away flying pylon, finally got to try engine...

Been away flying pylon, finally got to try engine again yesterday. Swapped plug leads no change then Swapped plugs and the opposite cylinder miss fired until warmed up with throttle jockeying.
Do...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-11-2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By Conrod

Rcgf 20cc twin

I have an rcgf twin that starts ok with an electric starter but when idling the right hand cylinder miss fire's. The motor will not take throttle as the cylinder drops out completely except for the...
04-11-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By Conrod

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20220411_130932_b686e9f95f0269f204e55cd4077a2d73eecd7802.jpg...
04-11-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By Conrod

Greg, yes you are right when you consider postage...

Greg, yes you are right when you consider postage cost.
The o ring supplier said costs have gone up because of covid 🤔😷
04-11-2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By Conrod

Q 500 backplate mount

What integral backplate mount is used on the OS 46AX II motor for quickie racing, or is this motor not used anywhere else except here in NZ and Australia.
I have a mount that fits into the crankcase...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-10-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Conrod

1 just stopped working and the other seemed to...

1 just stopped working and the other seemed to stop working at high throttle setting, ok at idle. Not sure why this happens unless it has something to do with combustion pressure at high rpm.
engine...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-10-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Conrod

Thanks will try them. I am not really looking...

Thanks will try them.
I am not really looking for more power just a more robust longer lasting plug, as i have had a couple of the standard types fail lately and they had not seen much run time....
Forum: Gas Engines
04-09-2022, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Conrod

1/4" x 32 Iridium spark plugs

Can anyone tell me if the 1/4"x 32 Iridium spark plugs are any better than the standard 1/4" x 32 plugs.
Iridium plugs are more expensive but if they are better it maybe worth the extra money....
04-07-2022, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By Conrod

Dub emailed me the size of the o rings and I was...

Dub emailed me the size of the o rings and I was able to find an automotive repair shop here today that also sells o rings.
Fueler working again.
They charged me $10 for 2, O-rings.......... ouch....
04-02-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By Conrod

Ok thanks. May have to try that to get my...

Ok thanks. May have to try that to get my through.
Geoff
04-02-2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By Conrod

I also have a pylon meeting in 2 weeks...

I also have a pylon meeting in 2 weeks time:rolleyes:. Haven't used the fueler for a long time until yesterday when I found the o rings not sealing properly.
Will email Dub.
04-02-2022, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By Conrod

Jett fueler

Can someone tell me what type of rings are used in the jett fueler and type of grease used.
Geoff
Forum: Q-500 Racing
02-09-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By Conrod

Futaba receivers

Hi
Anyone using futaba FHSS receiver's for Q500?
617 receiver's hard to get in my country at a reasonable price.
Geoff
Forum: IMAC
01-16-2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,557
Posted By Conrod

Engine side thrust

Hi
Are people still mounting engines in IMAC models with right side thrust, or are you now setting engines at zero degrees right and using a throttle / rudder mix.
11-30-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By Conrod

Thanks for the replies. Geoff

Thanks for the replies.
Geoff
11-29-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By Conrod

Question Hanger 9 20cc Mustang

Hi
Can someone help?
Just in the process of setting up a H9 20cc Mustang, and the manual says to mix 3mm of up elevator with full down flaps. Is this correct, as I thought it would be down elevator...
11-05-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,826
Posted By Conrod

The jett muffler /exhaust may not be the best...

The jett muffler /exhaust may not be the best option for noise sensitive flying fields. :)
Defiantly higher noise level over the stock OS muffler.
Geoff
10-25-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,826
Posted By Conrod

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x948/20211025_125124_1__0d9ec6f894867eeac1d7f7a7a4c26c57ad7be81e.jpg
Well i guess I have answered my own question. APC 11x7 prop with...
09-29-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,826
Posted By Conrod

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x948/20210926_113024_2__ac3e9d48fcc29b1c7bd5d00bbd21abcad543a186.jpg
At present I have a retrimmed Tower Hobbies Kaos 60. But am looking...
09-27-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,826
Posted By Conrod

Hi Will Thanks for the reply much appreciated....

Hi Will
Thanks for the reply much appreciated. Will try your suggestion after I get a few runs on the motor with the standard muffler as at present it has only had a couple of starts.
Have also...
09-23-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,826
Posted By Conrod

Question Engine set up for classic pattern

Hi
I have a Tower Hobbies Kaos 60 with a OS 65ax and would like to fit a Jett Muffler.
Can anyone tell me a good prop to use with this combination?
Any change from a #8 plug?
Is an extra head...
08-29-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,192
Posted By Conrod

Thumbs up Thanks for the reply. Geoff

Thanks for the reply.
Geoff
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