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Forum: Glow Engines
08-29-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By raptor51

RE: Saito 40 run problem

Hi Paul in Oz...this is Colin in S Africa,

This seems to be one of those dratted mysteries. This really sounds like a fuel feed challenge!
You have checked most things but haven't mentioned...
08-17-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By raptor51

RE: Battery selection

Woodcrafter is on the right track.

I have used both brushed motors and brushless motors over the years with their associated ESCs....NB, the ESC must be suitable for the type of motor used, ie....
Forum: Glow Engines
08-12-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By raptor51

RE: Saito 56 bearing change

Thanks folks for all your help in getting my issue sortedhttp://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/thumbs_up.gif.

I have registered an account with RC Bearings.com and...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-11-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By raptor51

RE: Saito 56 bearing change

Thanks SeamusG for: "Here's a page from rc-bearings.com that explains the difference between shielded and sealed bearings HERE (http://www.rcbearings.com/information/)"

I think you're absolutely...
08-11-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By raptor51

RE: Help with identifying connectors!

Hello Mike...welcome to the world of electric flight.
I'm no boffin on it but have been at it for a couple of years and I can't tell you what type of connector you have.
You're experiencing what we...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-11-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By raptor51

RE: OS 52FS overhaul

Hi Bill...Got it!!
Many thanks for your kind help.http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/thumbs_up.gif
Forum: Glow Engines
08-11-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By raptor51

Saito 56 bearing change

I have recently done a bearing change on my Saito56.
The process went very smoothly and all was back together successfully with the motor firing up immediately and running very well.
One annoying...
08-09-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,102
Posted By raptor51

RE: Newbie looking for 1st Build

Hi Bill....yes, you need to consider a trainer type for starters not a scale bird.
Bigger is better..at least a 40 size, 60 size is better. Bigger means more stability and easier to see in flight....
Forum: Kit Building
08-08-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,035
Posted By raptor51

RE: Looking for my 1st build.

Hello Bill,

Certainly in our neck of the woods the tradition of scratch building from plan or from kits is dying out......the ARFs have taken over.
Having been in this game since I was a nipper...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-08-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By raptor51

OS 52FS overhaul

<span style="font-size: larger;">I have just broken down my motor for the first time for overhaul but there didn't appear to be a cylinder head gasket when I dealt with that area.
The manual and...
Forum: Kit Building
08-06-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 815
Posted By raptor51

RE: Pou du Ciel by RBC Kits

Thanks for your response, RV7garagehttp://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/thumbs_up.gif....have already programmed in a fair amount of expo on the TX.
Forum: Kit Building
08-05-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 815
Posted By raptor51

Pou du Ciel by RBC Kits

I am at the stage of final construction and set up. The plan shows control throws - wing +/-15mm and rudder +/-20mm.
These all seem reasonable and the build instructions warn on the sensitivity of...
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