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12-10-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,752
Posted By mogman

Mine's still going strong as well. Great flying...

Mine's still going strong as well. Great flying airplane!
09-05-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,680
Posted By mogman

If I remember correctly, Phoenix had the same...

If I remember correctly, Phoenix had the same issue with a 6 meter sailplane where the wings failed.
Forum: Gas Engines
08-07-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By mogman

The 90 or 120 degree is the angle the plug cap...

The 90 or 120 degree is the angle the plug cap sits on the plug.
If room in the cowl is tight, you may want the 90.
No difference in the ignition, just the plug cap angles.
07-09-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 54,348
Posted By mogman

Hi Sam. Glad to see you're still here. I...

Hi Sam.

Glad to see you're still here.
I miss the days with you and Scott at Monster Planes.
I can't do the long trips anymore.

Dave.
07-09-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 54,348
Posted By mogman

I was carrying some left trim, so I weighed both...

I was carrying some left trim, so I weighed both wings separately. I added about 2oz. to the left wing, didn't make any difference to the trim

The plane flies so nicely that I'm not bothered by it...
06-02-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 54,348
Posted By mogman

I finally got to maiden my Spit today. I'm...

I finally got to maiden my Spit today.
I'm running a Rotomax 50cc, 150A esc, 12S 8000 pack.
Plane weighs 28lbs give or take...

Using a Falcon 23-10E ..these are static readings...6300 rpm,...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-21-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,172
Posted By mogman

Does anyone know where I could find some under...

Does anyone know where I could find some under wing radiators for the Phoenix Spit or similar size Spit?
Phoenix doesn't supply them
Forum: Gas Engines
01-13-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 378,719
Posted By mogman

I don't have the 60R3 but have the 90R3 and...

I don't have the 60R3 but have the 90R3 and bought the intake from MMM.
I told him that my engine was VERY low run time and should I continue to break in on 18-20:1?
He said go straight to 32:1....
Forum: Gas Engines
01-13-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 108,062
Posted By mogman

The quality of the construction is good, (typical...

The quality of the construction is good, (typical of any ARF, go around as many glue joints as possible with some CA) the preparation before covering is good and the covering job was good..a couple...
01-12-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 54,348
Posted By mogman

I've just finished assembling mine. I'm going...

I've just finished assembling mine.
I'm going electric on this one, Rotomax 50cc and 12S 8000 battery and a separate rx 2500 life.
I have a Ghecko 150a esc with no bec.

With the big batteries I...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-12-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 108,062
Posted By mogman

I've just finished assembling the KI-43 Oscar...

I've just finished assembling the KI-43 Oscar with the 90 R3.

I have the MMM timing ring, and the modified negative pressure intake with Walbro carb, which allows you to use a 32:1 fuel mix.
...
12-11-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By mogman

Morris Mini Motors in the UK ...

Morris Mini Motors in the UK

https://www.morrisminimotors.com
12-06-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 838
Posted By mogman

I used an RCGF 30 twin on mine, plenty of power.

I used an RCGF 30 twin on mine, plenty of power.
11-08-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4,565
Views: 886,091
Posted By mogman

Way back in the darkness of this thread, I...

Way back in the darkness of this thread, I commented on the lube or lack of,on the cams in my 400.
I had pulled a couple of lifters on #1 cyl and they were dry and showing signs of wear! This is on...
Forum: Seaplanes
06-16-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 112,018
Posted By mogman

Thank you. That is the kind of information I'm...

Thank you.
That is the kind of information I'm looking for.

Dave.
Forum: Seaplanes
06-15-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 112,018
Posted By mogman

I've built 2 N'Stars before this one. Both had...

I've built 2 N'Stars before this one. Both had various mods and flew great, it was the piloting that left a little to be desired..lol
My main concern is the e-power.

I looked up a replacement for...
Forum: Seaplanes
06-15-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 112,018
Posted By mogman

Thank you for the info. Dave.

Thank you for the info.

Dave.
Forum: Seaplanes
06-14-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 112,018
Posted By mogman

What size prop are you using?

What size prop are you using?
Forum: Seaplanes
06-14-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 112,018
Posted By mogman

Hi Guys. I'm building another N'Star and am...

Hi Guys.

I'm building another N'Star and am contemplating going electric. I'm hoping for at least the same performance as the glow power, more would be much better lol.

I've done my head in...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-15-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By mogman

On a lot of my planes I use a piece of kevlar...

On a lot of my planes I use a piece of kevlar cord (or similar) to open the throttle and let the spring on the carb close it.

Works very well. There is MINIMAL resistance leaving the spring on the...
Forum: Kit Building
01-04-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,821
Views: 223,276
Posted By mogman

If you go back and read the thread on the 168,...

If you go back and read the thread on the 168, you will see that we had to open up/adjust the rib slots to get everything to fit together. Don't try to force the parts together, just ease the slots...
12-31-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By mogman

I think the Hobbico stuff is ATF. Being that...

I think the Hobbico stuff is ATF.

Being that it's basically oil, it's already been sitting in the ground for how may million years.?

Use it, it'll be fine.
09-29-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,752
Posted By mogman

Mine's still going strong. Get lots of comments...

Mine's still going strong. Get lots of comments whenever it flies.
08-10-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By mogman

I would just call Balsa USA. They're good...

I would just call Balsa USA.
They're good people to talk to.
Forum: Gas Engines
08-03-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,503
Posted By mogman

Start with both at 1-1/2 and go from there.

Start with both at 1-1/2 and go from there.
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