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Forum: Glow Engines
05-17-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,535
Posted By Navy_Flyer

Flying a Seagull Bucker Jungmeister biplane,...

Flying a Seagull Bucker Jungmeister biplane, weighs 13 lbs.
Forum: Glow Engines
05-16-2022, 05:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,535
Posted By Navy_Flyer

There is no velocity stack on my engine. This is...

There is no velocity stack on my engine. This is their 'newer' engine, no choke or stack. Are you saying a 16-6 is not correct? I don't get much better with a 15-8 either. Both props are...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-14-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,535
Posted By Navy_Flyer

Im estimating 1/2-3/4 gal of fuel max.

Im estimating 1/2-3/4 gal of fuel max.
Forum: Glow Engines
05-14-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,535
Posted By Navy_Flyer

Just test ran the 125 after the valve adjustment....

Just test ran the 125 after the valve adjustment. I saw a little improvement. With Byron YS 20/20 fuel and APC 16-6 prop, got 8620 peak, idle at 2100 smooth transition. With PowerMaster 10%...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-14-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,535
Posted By Navy_Flyer

Yes. I just took off the valve covers, and with...

Yes. I just took off the valve covers, and with both valves closed, the Intake valve lash was too loose. Didn't measure it but I'd guess it was about double from factory new - probably around .008....
Forum: Glow Engines
05-13-2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,535
Posted By Navy_Flyer

Hi Jim, Everything is correct. Engine was...

Hi Jim,
Everything is correct. Engine was returned last year for servicing and received new bearings, and test run. I bought it used and after one tank of fuel it seized. Horizon said bearings...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-13-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,535
Posted By Navy_Flyer

I don't get anywhere near this RPM. With a...

I don't get anywhere near this RPM. With a Saito 125 and APC 16-6 running YS 20/20 fuel I get a max of approx 8450 rpm. Don't know how other folks reporting higher RPM are getting those revs.
Forum: Glow Engines
04-25-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 52,497
Views: 3,687,465
Posted By Navy_Flyer

Need help with a new (to me) Saito 125a. Came...

Need help with a new (to me) Saito 125a. Came with a plane I bought - ran perfectly for one tank of YS 20/20 fuel and a 16-6 APC. When test running a second tank, it froze up solid. No warning -...
04-18-2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,204
Posted By Navy_Flyer

Maidened my Seagull Jungmeister yesterday. I was...

Maidened my Seagull Jungmeister yesterday. I was a beautiful day with only about 5mph winds at a very slight crosswind. My plane has a Saito 125 with a 16-6 APC which gets me around 8900 rpm at a...
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By Navy_Flyer

I had a similar issue. Ailerons would 'bounce'...

I had a similar issue. Ailerons would 'bounce' once returned to neutral causing an overbank. It turned out that freshly charged 6V receiver battery pack was peaking about 6.7V. Once the voltage...
Forum: Kit Building
09-21-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 438,318
Posted By Navy_Flyer

It was not in a stall.

It was not in a stall.
Forum: Kit Building
09-17-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 438,318
Posted By Navy_Flyer

My radio is a 1992 Futaba 7UAFS (Super). I...

My radio is a 1992 Futaba 7UAFS (Super). I converted it from 72mHz to 2.4 with a module and new receiver. Used in other aircraft without any issues.
Forum: Kit Building
09-16-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 438,318
Posted By Navy_Flyer

Rekitted ! Doh!

So I maidened my ship. Saito 125. Great first flight! Not much trim adjustment needed. Greaser landing. Cleaned up and went home. Checked everything tight and secure.
Next trip to the field...
Forum: Kit Building
06-28-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 438,318
Posted By Navy_Flyer

Appreciate that. The batteries were less than 6...

Appreciate that. The batteries were less than 6 months old, and I had cycled them recently and got over 2100 mah out of them. Still well within performance expectations of them, under load. Power is...
Forum: Kit Building
06-27-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 438,318
Posted By Navy_Flyer

Cumulus Granite - radio failure killed my Ultimate

Today I took the Ultimate out for only my second flight of her. Everything checked in preflight. Engine was strong (Saito 150) and controls normal. Taxi around ok. Takeoff run straight and true -...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-31-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By Navy_Flyer

YS120 smoke muffler question

I have a Slimline pitts style smoke muffler for a YS-120 installed on my Saito 125 (same thread-compatible). The smoke muffler has a pressure tap for the internal smoke coil, but no tap for fuel...
Forum: Kit Building
10-09-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 438,318
Posted By Navy_Flyer

to be clear I am referring to the lower wing....

to be clear I am referring to the lower wing. Front has two dowels and rear has one bolt in the center of the trailing edge.
Forum: Kit Building
10-07-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 438,318
Posted By Navy_Flyer

Wing hold down modification?

New to this forum. Just acquired a partially finished ARF (stabs attached). I am looking at the factory installed bottom wing hold down block, the hole does not align with the pre-drilled hole in the...
07-26-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,077
Posted By Navy_Flyer

Surpass .91 with a 15-6 will fly it very well...

Surpass .91 with a 15-6 will fly it very well indeed. 10-12 lbs is sweet spot for that power range and aircraft type. Plenty of power.
07-20-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,029
Posted By Navy_Flyer

Dubro used to make one. Not sure if they still do.

Dubro used to make one. Not sure if they still do.
07-20-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By Navy_Flyer

I doubt it. The ones I have seen that are...

I doubt it. The ones I have seen that are powered with 40cc engines are in the 15-20 lb range. BUT, it depends on the finish and how many coats of paint...
Forum: Marketplace
07-20-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Navy_Flyer

this is not a 4-stroke engine. It is a 2-stroke...

this is not a 4-stroke engine. It is a 2-stroke that runs on regular glow fuel.
07-20-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By Navy_Flyer

Engine Size - growth over the years

I have been flying RC since 1976, trainers, intermediate, aerobatic and scale. In that timeframe I have noticed the trend of power requirements listed for models to be much higher now, than then......
02-17-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 625
Posted By Navy_Flyer

SCAM Alert!!

Beware of “Robert65”. He points you to email of [email protected] who lists address in St James, MO. This is a scam to get you to send funds via PayPal gift to friends and family. No...
Forum: Marketplace
01-29-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By Navy_Flyer

WANTED: 2.4 ghz tx module and Rx

Looking for spread spectrum tx module and receiver compatible with Futaba 7 Super (7UAFS) system. 72 Mhz still works fine by the way - but some clubs do not allow anymore even though still legal to...
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