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Offline Bentwings

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Another new FC. about ready
« on: October 21, 2017, 06:03:01 PM »
Today my son got his new project FC running. He had it all spotlessly cleaned and prepped when I arrived.  We all chatted a bit then it was time to put the " gas in" and light the fire.  The hi tech on board tach shorted out so a bit of checking things quickly discovered it and it was eliminated from the circuit. Then the motor started right up.

It sounded pretty strong and if the scent of nitro means anything it smelled very good. Only one small leak that was quickly fixed.  The clutch seemed to set very well and Rapid Randy operated the clutch pedal to check its operation. Looks good. All the other systems worked perfect.  Very good oil pressure and header temp was pretty even.

They started it twice more and the big noisy motor ran great.

The weather is starting to close in so a road trip is planed shortly for some test runs.

Overall congrats Bob and Robbie on a job well done.


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Re: Another new FC. about ready
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2017, 08:29:51 PM »
Outstanding really happy for you!
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Re: Another new FC. about ready
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2017, 02:29:24 PM »
Very Cool Byron!   Do you have any pictures?