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john stones 106/06/2018 06:07:53
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Anyone had one ? **LINK**

Chris Channon06/06/2018 07:03:24
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Hi John, just bought one to go in a Wots Wot, not run it yet but seems ok, i will report back in a day or so after it has run / flown.
Chris. C
john stones 106/06/2018 07:31:24
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Tell me prop you use and if it's noisy please Chris.

MaL06/06/2018 10:11:12
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I have two RCGF 15's, one in an enlarged Hots Hot (180cm) and one in a 1/4 scale Stephens Akro. I use a 14*10 prop. Is it noisy? long is a piece of string? The included muffler is not the best! I have the pitts silencer fitted to mine and they do a slightly better job. You can fit a pepper pot to the outlet pipe(s), which helps with the 'bark' if you can live with a loss of top end RPM .

Biggest drawback in my view is the radial mounting is a bit vulnerable to breakage in the event of a heavy nose over or 'arrival' and that means a new crankcase to fix it.

john stones 106/06/2018 13:54:10
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Cheers Mal.

Chris Channon06/06/2018 19:29:32
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Hi all, why are petrol 2 strokes so much noisier than a glo engine ? Is it just because the petrol engine silencer is not as good as a glo engine ?
Thanks all,
john stones 106/06/2018 19:50:25
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They tend to be larger CC they also usually have naff "silencers" which is a waste of money, might as well not supply it, heard plenty of noisy glows mind.

Evolution 10cc comes with a similar silencer to modern glows, the noise is very little and got an inoffensive tone to it.

Paul Marsh06/06/2018 21:21:07
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Ive got 3 15cc ones. You might remember the Eflite Carbon Cub from last year- that had one. Have another in a Seagull T-28 Trojan, the medium one and a Yak 54 from Graupner.

john stones 106/06/2018 21:27:24
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Treat myself to one shortly, bought a Seagull Funky Cub.

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