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Gyro28866
Gyro28866
David McCutchen
Last Activity: Today, 05:29 AM
Joined: 05-08-2009
Location: Dickson, Tn. USA
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  • Gyro28866
    replied to Taggart GyroBee vs Bensen Gyro
    Several concerns come to mind.
    First, the machine could never even get close to Part 103/Ultralight category.
    Second, a guestamation is the Inflight All up weight would be 570 to 600 pounds. So, you will need as a minimum of about 300 #'s of thrust. A 50x26 or 50x28 direct drive might just...
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  • Gyro28866
    replied to Oil for two stroke
    The Penzoil which has been mentioned, is what I used for years in my Mac. However, it is no longer produced. It was Penzoil 2 cycle for air cooled ashless dispersant.
    When the supplies started to dry up, I started conducting some test of my own. I switched to a full synthetic and went from 16oz/5...
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  • Gyro28866
    replied to N395SC, Sport Copter Vortex, Incident
    in News
    Don't fret, Paul!
    There are two groups here.
    Those that will, and those that have!
    Welcome to the Have club.
    Don't over think it, it is what it is. Simply that.
    Glad you did well and saved your butt and the machine.
    Good on ya!...
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  • The effect of taking a shower in a hotel.
    You can see the water falling out of the shower head, but it does not make it to your knees!...
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  • Gyro28866
    replied to Fuel consumption
    The first thing I would look at is Propeller pitch and engine rpm.
    Second, I would consider the All up weight of each machine and the rotor rpm.
    Then, try to consider the drag profile, parasitic and induced.
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  • My METAL bensen blades liked 375. To achive this rpm, I would adjust the pitch to 1 1/2 degree. My all up weight was approx. 500 pounds...
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