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Forum: Glow Engines
12-24-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,597
Posted By jaka

Hi! Too much nitro will present the sympthoms...

Hi!
Too much nitro will present the sympthoms you tell us! -Impossible to set at full throttle!
Second You have to use a silencer/muffler on the engine! Other vise you cannot pressurize the tank...
Forum: Beginners
10-08-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By jaka

Hi! 2000mAh is a lot! When I started R/C flying...

Hi!
2000mAh is a lot! When I started R/C flying in 1975 we used only 4,8V/450mAh Nicads. Remember that 4x10minutes flight times was no problems.
Soo if you are flying ordinary sport glow planes...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-03-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By jaka

Hi! I think the only difference is that the...

Hi!
I think the only difference is that the turbo version uses "turbo" glow plugs (with angled seat) and the standard version uses ordinary glow plugs.
07-02-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By jaka

Hi! Heard from someone many years ago that...

Hi!
Heard from someone many years ago that placing the engines in a boxer configuration (BMW style) eirher with the cylinders pointing out or in or to the right or left would increase vibrations....
06-16-2020, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By jaka

I Hi! If it is a diesel engine: 40% Light...

I
Hi!
If it is a diesel engine:
40% Light kerosene ( Not kerosene for engines/cleaning) , 25% Castor oil, 34% Ether, 1% Diesel ignition improver (Amyl Nitrate). The last ingredient is very...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-17-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By jaka

Hi! What is it you want to know? The OS 15cc...

Hi!
What is it you want to know?
The OS 15cc engine is like any other engine!
Fuel : 0-15% nitro, 20% castor oil or Synthetic.
Glow plug: OS 8 , Enya 3 or 4 , Rossi 3 or 4, and many more....
03-27-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By jaka

Hi! I use my fingertips! And have done so on...

Hi!
I use my fingertips! And have done so on all my planes, racers,sport and scale, since I started 1975. And always with the right side up!...
03-27-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By jaka

Hi! Use Stay-brite!

Hi!
Use Stay-brite!
Forum: Beginners
03-27-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,954
Posted By jaka

Hi! Have been using brown microballons and 24...

Hi!
Have been using brown microballons and 24 hour epoxy mixed together for decades ! Nothing beats it!...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-27-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By jaka

Hi! Use a heat gun!

Hi!
Use a heat gun!
Forum: Glow Engines
02-28-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By jaka

Hi! Well! To say Im a MVVS dealer is not...

Hi!
Well! To say Im a MVVS dealer is not correct. I have been selling MVVS engines 10 to 15 years ago but not anymore, though I have some MVVS engines left.
To have the MVVS 2,5cc glow engines run...
02-27-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,069
Posted By jaka

Hi! First of all use a profesional type of 24...

Hi!
First of all use a profesional type of 24 hour epoxy and not the hobby type!
Epoxy and 25g glas fibre is going to make the plane a little heavier compared to a plastic film covered one but if...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-27-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By jaka

HI! MVVS engines are of Chech manufacture and ...

HI!
MVVS engines are of Chech manufacture and MDS are made in Russia /Ukraine.
All MVVS engines are good engines as with all glow engines today , like OS, Enya, ASP, Rossi you name it!
All MVVS...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-08-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By jaka

Hi! How is the tank mounted? Center of tank...

Hi!
How is the tank mounted? Center of tank should be in-line with center of carb when plane sits horisontal.
01-06-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By jaka

Hi! Why do you want one? Totally unnecessary on...

Hi!
Why do you want one? Totally unnecessary on all planes if they are set up right.
Forum: Glow Engines
12-01-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,227
Posted By jaka

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/dsc03668_6c280a64ed938c7fa684bb9c3954a5ed449a0aaf.jpg

Tettra bubbleless tank
Hi!
Problem with "ordinary fuel tanks" is the...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-29-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,227
Posted By jaka

Hi! And if you replace the DuBro and the like...

Hi!
And if you replace the DuBro and the like tank with a Tettra tank you will not have the same problem again.
11-10-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,207
Posted By jaka

Hi! By "toyish" I meant that all you have to do...

Hi!
By "toyish" I meant that all you have to do to make it work is turning a switch! No more engine fiddling and tuning, which to me is one lost dimension of the hobby.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-10-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 637
Posted By jaka

MVVS 10cc carb

Hi!
I got a message here on R/C Universe from someone a week ago about a MVVS 10cc carb, but cannot find the persons question in my mail box.
11-07-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,207
Posted By jaka

Hi! A 16x6 APC or a 16x6 Graupner G-sonic is...

Hi!
A 16x6 APC or a 16x6 Graupner G-sonic is what I would choose for a 20cc (1.20) four stroke.
I fly glow mostly but have some small electric (toy) planes as well. Sad that pattern (F3A) now is...
10-25-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By jaka

Hi! I personally use 2-part Automotive paint...

Hi!
I personally use 2-part Automotive paint (sprayed on) but an alternative would be to use dope from Brodak.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-04-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,227
Posted By jaka

Hi! At sea level a 11x6 is no mach for a .46...

Hi!
At sea level a 11x6 is no mach for a .46 engine.
Forum: Glow Engines
09-24-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,227
Posted By jaka

Hi! Most likely you have set the high speed...

Hi!
Most likely you have set the high speed needle too lean! What happens if you turn it out 1/4 of a turn ?
Or...It could be a worn out piston to cylinder fit! Or...a tank that is leaking. I have...
Forum: Beginners
09-24-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,358
Posted By jaka

Hi! On most modern glow engines there are no...

Hi!
On most modern glow engines there are no exhaust gasket. But if you want one ,go ahead and use one. You can cut one out from thick paper. Silicon is no good as it will come loose with time.
Forum: Glow Engines
09-20-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 733
Posted By jaka

Hi! There are no such thing as "original needle...

Hi!
There are no such thing as "original needle setting"! If your engine is starving (runs lean) when holding it vertical up, something is not working properly.
Either is the engine worn out (bad...
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