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Old 02-16-2009, 06:01 PM
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Re: Just For Newbee's to Gassers

That's quite true but, as you stated, if you need to get to anything under it it becomes a hassle. I found this much easier on this particular build. Been flying it a couple years with no problems.
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Old 02-16-2009, 07:04 PM
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You have inspired me to make some mods on my CAP.....I have a top on my motor box and all ECI gear inside as well as the battery. I have room on the outside to mount as you have. I have a top on my box which I will leave in place after I take all the goodies out. Not that there is any "daily maintence" on the ECI stuff.......but when it needs attention it certainly should be a lot handier to get to. I am also going to add the Opti-kill switch and MPI Rx switch.
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Old 02-16-2009, 07:10 PM
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Here's some video of my 27% GP CAP.

https://www.flyinggiants.com/gallery...hp?photo=47035
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Old 02-16-2009, 07:34 PM
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Great thread Al!! FG needs more people like you!! Glad you are in my region too!
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Old 02-16-2009, 07:40 PM
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great thread Al!
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Old 02-16-2009, 08:18 PM
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Re: Just For Newbee's to Gassers

Awesome Information!! FG threads are my only source of experience and knowledge and this thread is what I am looking for this 2009. The Big jump into Gassers! Thanks Al for taking your time to give us the totally newbees such motivation to fulfill our dreams.
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Old 02-16-2009, 08:29 PM
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Re: Just For Newbee's to Gassers

Al I would also show them how to seal the hinges and pinning the firewall. Many new guy have never heard about it. Just take the photos off my build thread. As always you provide great info.
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Old 02-16-2009, 08:53 PM
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Thanks Stang. I used the firewall photos but have no intention of turning this into a "How to Build a Plane" thread. LOL I'll get enough questions just on this part. LOL I had most of this information on another thread in a reply I did for a guy a couple of months ago. When I looked at that thread today I noticed it had 2,545 views so I figure somebody must want it. LOL
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Old 02-16-2009, 09:03 PM
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Nice video Al......have any idea what engine this is?
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Old 02-16-2009, 09:05 PM
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Ryobi?? Not big on old engines but that would be my guess. Ralph Cunningham could tell you for sure. Hell, he could probably tell you who owned it first. LOL That's definitely a Walbro WT 76A carb though. LOL
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Old 02-16-2009, 09:29 PM
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66STANG suggested I ask you what engine this.......he holds your opinions in the highest regard
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Old 02-16-2009, 09:39 PM
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Re: Just For Newbee's to Gassers

i am a "newbie" in gas and i appriciate all the info on setting up a gas plane and engine i can get. thanks for all the info and i will be as alway looking to fg for alot of help and info to make sure that when i plant it into the ground it will be my thumbs fault and not my tuning.
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Old 02-16-2009, 10:02 PM
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Chickhawk61, You need to find Ralph of Rcign. He will know what that engine is. Maybe a Walker Sachs 3.2 ? Older Brison? Machined case and kinda looks like a Mahle cyl. 40-50cc. Just a guess. Let us know when you find out.
Al, good idea and write-up.
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66STANG suggested I ask you what engine this.......he holds your opinions in the highest regard
Well I tried, Ralp is really good with this stuff too.
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