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10-24-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,097
Posted By secret_squirrel

I recently purchased a CellPro Powerlabs 6 from...

I recently purchased a CellPro Powerlabs 6 from and FMA distributor. The unit arrived with scratches/dings and someone had drawn on the bottom with a marker. The distributor tried to say it was...
10-21-2016, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By secret_squirrel

CellPro Powerlabs 6

Good morning all,

I recently purchased the CellPro Powerlabs 6. Long story but the charger has minor scratches, a small marker line on the bottom of the charger, and was shipped in a plain white...
10-12-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,119
Posted By secret_squirrel

So....to throw a wrench into the equation. ...

So....to throw a wrench into the equation. Telemetry....

I am with you all the way on the charge/no charge scenario without a load.

I have telemetry in one of my radios and set the warning...
10-12-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By secret_squirrel

Tired in Charlotte / ;-) / Batteries got me down!!

Hey everyone,

While the title is a bit of sarcasm, it truly is not far from the truth. Hoping to get someone who truly knows what they are doing to help me work through some issues.

First,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-11-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By secret_squirrel

So......i completed the install of the new...

So......i completed the install of the new bearings last night. The inside of the engine was a mess. The cam shaft bearing weren't bad though. Lots of surface rust. I couldnt figure out how to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-08-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By secret_squirrel

Very helpful. Thanks. Hopefully it will get...

Very helpful. Thanks. Hopefully it will get torn down this weekend. Waiting on the tear down to see about the cam bearings. While I agree with everything you said, this was a FREE engine so if I...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-08-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By secret_squirrel

Yes, definitely in the running. Not a big deal I...

Yes, definitely in the running. Not a big deal I guess because the only info I need is throws and CG. I am experienced enough to fly it at 25% with moderate throws. I think the big clue is that...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-05-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By secret_squirrel

ok, more learning. I did not know it had three...

ok, more learning. I did not know it had three bearings. How can you tell if the cam bearing is bad? When I ordered the kit from boca, it o lay came with two bearings. Do cam bearings not go bad as...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-05-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By secret_squirrel

Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-05-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By secret_squirrel

Hmmmm...so it is not as easy as taking it apart,...

Hmmmm...so it is not as easy as taking it apart, changing the bearings, and putting it back together?
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-05-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By secret_squirrel

Thank you init4fun and JohnBuckner, Pretty...

Thank you init4fun and JohnBuckner,

Pretty sure I dont have the pumped version. I learned yesterday that the pump, if included, would be in the area of the back plate. I took those pictures in a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-05-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By secret_squirrel

Pictures....Thanks in advance everyone!!!

Pictures....Thanks in advance everyone!!!
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-05-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By secret_squirrel

What airplane / what version surpass

Good morning everyone,

Can anyone identify the pictured airplane. I believe it is a cap 232??? but looking for the company that made it.

Also, it has an O.S. FS 1.20 surpass on it. How can I...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-02-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,444
Posted By secret_squirrel

i love the advice as I am still learning. When I...

i love the advice as I am still learning. When I read your post an old Journey album (I think) came to mind. Play along with me, the album name was, "I can tune a piano, but I can't tune a fish"....
Forum: Gas Engines
01-01-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,444
Posted By secret_squirrel

ok....bam....we are there. A couple of weeks ago,...

ok....bam....we are there. A couple of weeks ago, during a flight, the engine almost stalled when the plane went inverted. I landed and pulled off the canopy and noticed a small amount of fuel...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-27-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,444
Posted By secret_squirrel

Ok, so a quick update, but first, Happy...

Ok, so a quick update, but first, Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!!! The weather was absolutely perfect today. I flew the pee pee out of airplanes....got home after dark. I did fly my extra 330. ...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-11-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,444
Posted By secret_squirrel

this is in fact what I ended up doing, adjusting...

this is in fact what I ended up doing, adjusting idle after the flight. Subsequent flights required about a quarter idle to start the engine though. Another reason I think my low end is just a...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-11-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,444
Posted By secret_squirrel

just to further explain what I did at the last...

just to further explain what I did at the last outing:

1). Had someone tune my engine, on the ground without the cowl.
2) flew without the cowl. On landing, the idle was higher but not...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-11-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,444
Posted By secret_squirrel

I appreciate all the advice. Waiting on good...

I appreciate all the advice. Waiting on good weather and spouse approval to fly to try some of this stuff. :-).
Forum: Gas Engines
11-09-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,444
Posted By secret_squirrel

Yes sir, I agree. Problem is, there are people...

Yes sir, I agree. Problem is, there are people all over the place running this engine with a cowl on without issues. Last time I flew with both the cowl on and off after someone at the field...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-09-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,444
Posted By secret_squirrel

Two things I am going to try: First, I kinda...

Two things I am going to try:

First, I kinda think my low end is to lean. Going to try a couple clicks of rich. I am also going to try the lip on the cowl. These are two easy things that dont...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-01-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,444
Posted By secret_squirrel

So this weekend, someone at my local field helped...

So this weekend, someone at my local field helped me tune my engine. It isn't perfect but I was able to land without changing the throttle trim. So the end result 1) new plug 2) repaired the...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-27-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,444
Posted By secret_squirrel

x thank you sir. You are correct, that would...

x

thank you sir. You are correct, that would be an easy fix.
Forum: Gas Engines
10-26-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,444
Posted By secret_squirrel

thank you for your response. I am not sure I...

thank you for your response. I am not sure I understand the part about, "lip in front of the exit creates a low pressure area for the air to get sucked out". Do you mean on the bottom of the cowl...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-25-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,444
Posted By secret_squirrel

Pics attached.

Pics attached.
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