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08-15-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,188
Posted By scubaozy

I guess Ali could fly a brick and make it look...

I guess Ali could fly a brick and make it look like a trainer. It is a beautiful plane, so no doubt it will fly also beautifully. I am really happy that H9 is going off the beaten track and doing...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-26-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,633
Posted By scubaozy

You might want to check out this ->...

You might want to check out this -> https://www.krumscheid-metallwaren.de/schalldaempfer-viertakter-547.html?___store=en, it is not only a pipe but also muffler integrated. A bit pricey but quality...
06-18-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 78,293
Posted By scubaozy

Looks good. Good luck with the maiden, make sure...

Looks good. Good luck with the maiden, make sure you balance it right. I flew once more in the weekend and it was still way too nose heavy. I really run out of elevator throw despite high landing...
06-04-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 78,293
Posted By scubaozy

Thanks, I found it in TF manual, funny it is not...

Thanks, I found it in TF manual, funny it is not in the parts list of the retract itself. I ordered it at a specialized store. Where are you going to set your cg? I have OS gt-55 with pitts muffler,...
05-27-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 78,293
Posted By scubaozy

Hi all, I lost one of the tires during take off...

Hi all, I lost one of the tires during take off which resulted in a belly landing. Am happy that I already installed the oil coolers under the wings, there is no damage at all. But now I am trying to...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-15-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 18,807
Posted By scubaozy

Help needed

To get the story full, I flew my brandnew gt 55 30-40 flights until I had a dead stick. Reason for dead stick was not known. Now it is installed in another plane and I had carb settings to defaults...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-30-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2,621
Views: 313,968
Posted By scubaozy

Also worth to consider there are no reported...

Also worth to consider there are no reported cracks with fg83 using ring exhaust.
Forum: Gas Engines
10-25-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2,621
Views: 313,968
Posted By scubaozy

You probably should read Wikipedia article about...

You probably should read Wikipedia article about the price. Engines do seize because of user error sometimes but cylinders don’t crack just like that. In my case the bolts were tight before and after...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-25-2017, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2,621
Views: 313,968
Posted By scubaozy

I am not sure price has anything to do with the...

I am not sure price has anything to do with the costs of manufacturer/ing. I flew my engine ~50 times before it blew a cylinder. It cost me about 20 bucks per flight (also my nerves :-D), so I think...
07-10-2017, 03:46 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 78,293
Posted By scubaozy

I am sure I could have fixed it but I didn't...

I am sure I could have fixed it but I didn't bother just sent them back. I have ordered the pneumatic version from tower. Shipping and customs charges will be added but I also think that electric are...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-28-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 112,835
Posted By scubaozy

I think you can get away without major mods. I...

I think you can get away without major mods. I moved the batteries behind the hatch, tank to the center and added 10-15g of weight.
06-19-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 78,293
Posted By scubaozy

I just received the retracts and wanted to...

I just received the retracts and wanted to install them but it turned out that one of them is not working at all. It seems like worm drive is not moving and probably the motor is shutting down...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-28-2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,633
Posted By scubaozy

Any long term user report on this engine? I still...

Any long term user report on this engine? I still have it in my radar but lack of long term reviews holding me back.
05-02-2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 78,293
Posted By scubaozy

Can someone tell me how wide the cowl is? I was...

Can someone tell me how wide the cowl is? I was wondering whether Zenoah 62 will fit into the cowl. I do have a bow intake for the carb, so it should stick much less than a standard carb. This is the...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-26-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2,621
Views: 313,968
Posted By scubaozy

Alfiev, am in the same boat. Since the repair I...

Alfiev, am in the same boat. Since the repair I did not fly much. Now I've got my self a used Zenoah 62 and planning to replace the fg60 as I am nearly certain it will break again. There will be few...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-24-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,621
Views: 313,968
Posted By scubaozy

I am flying with 500ml (17oz) tank and after 10...

I am flying with 500ml (17oz) tank and after 10 mins of flying I still have it half full (or half empty :-)).
02-21-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,642
Posted By scubaozy

Thanks for great tips. Do you treat the balsa...

Thanks for great tips. Do you treat the balsa with anything before sheeting to keep it ingesting from a lot of epoxy?
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02-21-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,642
Posted By scubaozy

Thanks for the input. I will apply the sheeting...

Thanks for the input. I will apply the sheeting with bricks using PU based glue (foaming). I plan to apply patches of carbon cloth in the area of the retracts and then apply balsa over it. I think...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-19-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2,621
Views: 313,968
Posted By scubaozy

Did you re-adjust the needles after changing the...

Did you re-adjust the needles after changing the oil? This thing is very sensitive to the changes in the fuel/oil mix. It could be that with new oil, your needle settings became too lean because it...
02-16-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,642
Posted By scubaozy

Need advice on large scale foam core wing

I am building a foam core wing for a 95" warbird. I already glued the retract mounts. The retracts and wheels are quite large, my question is, should I cut out the wheel wells and sheet afterwards...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-02-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2,621
Views: 313,968
Posted By scubaozy

I did and blew a cylinder :-). I know another...

I did and blew a cylinder :-). I know another person with same result. I can't say problem is the oil but I stopped using it after the incident. I am using castrol now..
Forum: Gas Engines
12-11-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,621
Views: 313,968
Posted By scubaozy

Not sure I understand this claim. I get 6500 rpm...

Not sure I understand this claim. I get 6500 rpm with recommended prop which is already quite amazing. Adding 800rpm to this will for sure destroy all moving parts.
12-02-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 99,120
Posted By scubaozy

Thanks that is not necessary, I was just curious...

Thanks that is not necessary, I was just curious how/where actuator was fixed and whether the lenght of the retract bay was sufficent.
12-01-2016, 12:39 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 99,120
Posted By scubaozy

Thanks for the info. Shame for the cowl, it is...

Thanks for the info. Shame for the cowl, it is much easier to get H9 spare parts around Europe. Do you have any links/pictures to tail retract installation? Hope not much extra work needed. I just...
11-30-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 99,120
Posted By scubaozy

I was wondering anyone installed Hangar 9 tail...

I was wondering anyone installed Hangar 9 tail retracts into this bird, it looks soo much better that standard robart tail wheel and from the pictures, it looks like it could be a drop in fit. I was...
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