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Kill Switch for Magneto type ignitions
This device made for us by the team that make our on board glow systems, allows you to remotely kill your Zenoah or other magneto type ...
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Geared Starter Battery Carrier
Especially designed to fit the 4:1 and 6.5 : 1 geared starter. Laser cut from zinc plated steel the battery carrier bolts to the starter to carry most sizes of battery, ...
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A.S.P. 'Series 3' .36 Heli (ringed)
I phoned Just Engines to enquire about Heli engines - and ended up doing this review!! I have always been a fan of O.S. (dependable and reliable) but when Paul said that they just had a shipment of the latest ASP series 3 engine (the .36 ringed Heli) and the price was around 1/2 the O.S. .32 price - I just had to have one to try.
This is what you get....
Heli version, front needle (twin needle) carb., (as per O.S. .32) and fittings + an allen key!, together with a decent set of instructions (in English) and a couple of decals (if you twist Paul's arm!!)
Installing the carburettor
Now I know that Helis vibrate a little - so my tip is to always fit the carb (on any engine) by using a thin smear of silicon around the spigot and thread lock on the 2 bolts. Then it should be air sealed and just about vibration proof.
Next, I ignored the instructions (which hint at a little bench running in prior to use in the model) and just installed it in the Heli. Bench running is advisable on any engine, true - but I figured that unless you also fly fixed wing - you were unlikely to have a test bench and a prop. - so my test is to do what I believe most modellers will do - and run it in in the model, in this case a Shuttle. Silencer used was one of the Just Engines' baffled mini pipes.
The engine started easily - and I ran a single tank through it on the ground, for about 5 minutes (nice and rich to lubricate the moving parts) gradually leaning it out so I could roughly set the carb. The first flight was done with the engine still smoking nicely (running a little on the rich side) and all went without mishap. In a word
At the price Paul (£54.99 for the engine, £27.99 for the mini pipe - and £79.99 if you buy both together) I think you have a real winner here. You should sell lots of them. Ideal for the club sports flyer like me - and easy to set up and get going with if you are a complete beginner. Should put a big dent in O.S. sales - that's for sure!!
ASP 36 in a shuttle
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