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03-30-2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Jr25

RE: Crazy servo question.

Thanks for all of the replies. Ended up being the simplest of things. Subtrim was off..

Thanks again
03-28-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Jr25

Crazy servo question.

This one has me stumped. Last year I built a 30% Yak using Power HD 9550 servos throughout. No problems what so ever with it last year. Over the winter I stored the plane in my heated garage, and...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-03-2009, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,472
Posted By Jr25

RE: Smoke System for Gasser

I have Sullivan smoke pumps on 2 of my gassers and love them. Very wasy to use, no mess, and fairly low cost.
Forum: Gas Engines
09-21-2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,351
Posted By Jr25

RE: smoke oil

I've been using the concrete release agent for the past month or so and really like it. Waaaay less messy than the diesel mixtures I tied, and by the 5 gallon bucket runs right at $9.00 per gallon.
Forum: Gas Engines
08-25-2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,838
Posted By Jr25

RE: DLE 55 or MT 57

Ditto what joe posted. I have a DLE 55 on a 18lb Yak and absolutely LOVE it! Tons of vertical pull (Xoar 22x8), starts cold on about 5 flips, and have only needed to slightly touch the needles 1...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-18-2009, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By Jr25

RE: Anyone used a stock DL55 muffler for smoke?

John,

I just installed a Sullivan Skywriter on my stock DLE 55 muffler, and although I have yet to fly it, must say it smokes my neighborhood up. Unfortunately I don't have a pic I can post,...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-11-2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,121
Posted By Jr25

RE: DL50 what oil ratio?

I've run myu DLE 55 (bought from Valley View RC) with 32:1 Penn AC oil since day 1. Now have about 5 gal through it with the same mix and see no reason to change. Turning 7400rpm w/ no deadsticks...
05-19-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,329
Posted By Jr25

RE: Buyer beware of AK Models!!!

Once again I would like to thank everyone who has read and/or posted a reply on this topic.  As the old saying goes, hide sight is always 20/20, and from this expericence I think several of us have...
05-17-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,329
Posted By Jr25

RE: Buyer beware of AK Models!!!

Zero,

Like I pointed out in my origional post the ONLY thing Alex mentioned before I purchased the plane was that I "might" want to add a little epoxy in and around the gear mount box. It wasn't...
05-16-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,329
Posted By Jr25

RE: Buyer beware of AK Models!!!

Thanks to everyonefor sharing your experiences, advice,as well support in this situation. My reason for posting this experience with Alex and AKModels was not intended to run him out of business, but...
05-16-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,329
Posted By Jr25

RE: Buyer beware of AK Models!!!

Jim,

Would you be willing to elaborate on what AK has done to resolve any issues you have had? Everyone I have heard from through this forum, email and PM's have experienced pretty much the same...
05-15-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,329
Posted By Jr25

RE: Buyer beware of AK Models!!!

DSTIEBS,

Alex will certainly sell you a great line of BS on how well he stands behind his product. However, once the money is in his hands, the service seems to end there.Funny thing is Iemailed...
05-15-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,329
Posted By Jr25

RE: Buyer beware of AK Models!!!

Pilot,

That is the exact same Yak I have sitting on my workbench in shambles because AKModels refuses to stand behind what they sell.

Jr
05-15-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,329
Posted By Jr25

Buyer beware of AK Models!!!

On April, 2009 I purchased a new Rich Models 50 cc Yak 54 ARF from AK Models out of Iowa City Iowa. Prior to making the purchase I had researched this particular ARF both here and on Fliging Giants...
Forum: Beginners
04-21-2009, 01:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,348
Posted By Jr25

RE: dx7 and the famous DS821 servos

I had 2 of the early version ones shear the shaft off. Replaced them with standard Jr servos and have not had a problem since. When I called HH, they tried saying I must have had them in a bind and...
03-21-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 411
Posted By Jr25

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I recently crashed my V1 Wildhare 28% Edge 540. Unfortunately, the majority of the plane is a complete loss, however, a few things survived either completely un-damaged, or suffered minor damage and...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-27-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,209
Posted By Jr25

RE: ?? Walbro HDA 77b

Thanks for all the great feedback and suggestions. I have decided to just spend the $$ and buy the carb that was designed for this engine.

Thanks again for all your assistance,
Jr
Forum: Gas Engines
01-25-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,209
Posted By Jr25

?? Walbro HDA 77b

Anyone know what the venturi size and jet size is for a Walbro HDA 77b compared to a Walbro HDA 48B? I recently trashed the Walbro HDA 48B that came on my Zenoah G62 engine and was told that I could...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-21-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,713
Posted By Jr25

RE: Manufacturers cost?

Why does almost every question posted here end up so far off base? The origional question was simply asking what everyone thinks DL/DA cost to produce an engine is.

I love this forum and have...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-20-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By Jr25

?? How to remove the plug???

I recently rebuilt the carb on my Zenoah G62, however, I did not remove and replace the little plug that feeds I believe the high speed needle. Reason being is I wasn't sure how to remove it. Now...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-20-2009, 01:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By Jr25

?? How to remove the plug???

I recently rebuilt the carb on my Zenoah G62, however, I did not remove and replace the little plug that feeds I believe the high speed needle. Reason being is I wasn't sure how to remove it. Now...
01-12-2009, 02:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,782
Posted By Jr25

RE: My new totally over-kill work bench

This one isn't even in the same league as far as strength goes, but if your looking for a very practical workbench that doesn't take up alot of room when your not using it, but folds out to become a...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-31-2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,848
Posted By Jr25

RE: FTL 26 from Hobbycity

Haven't used the 26, but myself and several club members have bought and use the FTL 52 cc engine and are extremely pleased with the performance. It has all kinds of authority, easy to start and...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-09-2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,613
Posted By Jr25

RE: Zenoah G62 high speed miss

Thanks for the tips. Although I have not inspected my plug under a magnifying glass, I have done as you suggested and the porcelain is a nice golden tan. I will 1st try closing my plug gap from...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-09-2008, 01:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,613
Posted By Jr25

Zenoah G62 high speed miss

I have a Zenoah G62 that although the engine is practically brand new, has sat the past 2 years. Starts on the 4th or 5th flip every time, and runs all the way up to top end without a problem or...
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