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11-30-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 110
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Posted By Smotherb

P51

yeah, pretty excited and ready to maiden it. I have my robart retracts modified and ready to go. Just dialing in CG now. Do you remember if stock CG was good? Looks like I will need to add a little...
11-01-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2,861
Views: 332,589
Posted By Smotherb

Here are the drawings that Robart say fit this...

Here are the drawings that Robart say fit this version 2 p51 150. I donít think itís correct! Can someone verify that has the robart gear?

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/03...53894066588207...
11-01-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2,861
Views: 332,589
Posted By Smotherb

Version 2 with Robart Electric retracts

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/e045f0dc_fb7a_4cd6_9f8a_34d126fe2478_f63ea732b16fa81fc160f199d2c322cef4073bf1.jpeg...
10-31-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,900
Posted By Smotherb

Here are the drawings that Robart say fit this ...

Here are the drawings that Robart say fit this version 2 p51 150. I donít think itís correct! Can someone verify that has the robart gear?

...
10-31-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,900
Posted By Smotherb

Robart electric retracts for version 2

Just now building my p51 and the robart gear I ordered for this model are too long! Long by about 1/4inch. Did anyone else have this issue or did they work fine for you?

Anybody have any...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-29-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

Almost

Thanks Guys, notes taken and will go over it all. Do I need I loop around the top of the tank like on older setups? I do have a filter and will check everything to see whatís changed as I never...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-28-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

Almost

Hello everyone! Really enjoying my FG60 and must say itís a joy! I have about 8 flights on my TF47 and all is good! I noticed today that when I rolled the plane and came back level, it almost cut...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-05-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

I have the timing kit and do plan to install it...

I have the timing kit and do plan to install it as well. It came in right before my scheduled work trip so will install when I get back. Yes, bought some 3 in 1 oil just the other day to oil up the...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-05-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

My engine now has about 6 flights on it with...

My engine now has about 6 flights on it with about 2 gallons originally being ran on the ground. I changed oil on this last mix to Stihl ultra and I must say this engine is really coming alive. My...
08-03-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2,861
Views: 332,589
Posted By Smotherb

P51 150

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/dcf5a174_0b9e_475b_a814_05b42eaa8164_2877a7560376682374f4571eefd5c720bc32c722.jpeg...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-03-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

so I understand, the vent line from the tank...

so I understand, the vent line from the tank should hook up to the exhaust? I have a Keleo on mine. I just run mine out the bottom of the plane along with the crankcase vent on the Saito. Is this...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-27-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

Rpm

7300 is definitely too high! I have the warbird 10 pitch prop and should bring you down to around 6,000 RPM.

I just received my Morris hub and will be installing it soon. Nothing like the...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-15-2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

Thanks to both of you! I will order the timing...

Thanks to both of you! I will order the timing kit today!

I will also double check to make sure my low needle is staying put where itís set. It definitely sounds good in the air and the timing...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-14-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

Saito FG60

I really like my FG60 and just now starting to get some flights with on my Top Flite P47. I would like to do the timing mod as it makes sense. My motor has about 2 gallons through it now but really...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-30-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

is the low low strictly for smooth quick...

is the low low strictly for smooth quick transition or are temps monitored during the adjustment as well? I understand the high needle. When I cut my engine off it drips black oil from the Kelo...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-30-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

if it moves again, I will add the O-ring! It goes...

if it moves again, I will add the O-ring! It goes on the throttle arm side? There is 1 already in it?
Forum: Gas Engines
06-30-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

yes, that would make things a lot easier. I may...

yes, that would make things a lot easier. I may add the O-ring for now.
Forum: Gas Engines
06-30-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

Thank you, I will keep an eye on it! The Saito 60...

Thank you, I will keep an eye on it! The Saito 60 with the p47 flys good but someone had a FW190 with the Saito 90 in it and it was ripping. It sounded so good that I wanted to make him an offer on...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-30-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

yes, 22x10 prop at getting a touch over 6,000 rpm...

yes, 22x10 prop at getting a touch over 6,000 rpm now. I found my low needle at 4 turns out. It had to move on its own because I had it set around 6 turns out. Once I set it again to 6 itís back to...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-30-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

Tuning suggestions

Hey team, I have one of the newer fg60s and have it broken in. I have not experienced any real trouble except a slow breakin with rotating the engine to get all cylinders broke in evenly.

I took...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-14-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

Clogged needle!

yes, that is exactly it! Looking from the rotating throttle barrel side, I could not see all the way through when the high speed needle was out. I ran a jewelers drill bit through it and it poked...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-10-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

Saito FG60 carb trouble

I wanted to share something in case others have a similar issue. I was running my FG60 yesterday, preparing for an upcoming flyin, and really had the engine running good. I cut the engine off to go...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-08-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

Saito FG 60 -

I plan to fly mine just as stock. I purchased mine last November and it seems to run great after break in! I use Klotz oil at 20 to 1 and seems to run great! I have a question, how do I know if I...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-22-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 281,338
Posted By Smotherb

Saito fg60-new piston

Can someone tell me how I can tell if my new FG60 has the new piston design? I broke my engine in very reach on an angled table which helped me break in cylinder number 3 very easily. She is ready to...
09-03-2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3,873
Views: 543,550
Posted By Smotherb

The company that made them was LEX Aire

The company that made them was LEX Aire
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