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Old Sep 23, 2012, 10:41 PM
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ASP and Evolution Engines


I am new to building ARF nitro airplanes and I am to the point where I need to choose an engine. Which engine maker (ASP or Evolution) should I go with. ASPs as far as I see are cheaper but would it be worth is to spend a little more and get an Evolution?
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Old Sep 24, 2012, 11:51 AM
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ASP Moters


Ihave great respect asp motors as I have a 32 ina pattern plane and have nothing but great results .
Buy cood fuel like powermaster 15% and stay away from cheap grade fuels .
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Old Sep 24, 2012, 03:37 PM
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Thanks for the Advice!
Old Sep 24, 2012, 04:46 PM
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I've been flying for over 4 years, started with an OS Max, it is now a great motor but it gave me and all the guys at the club a lot of grief while we sorted it out.

I've also got a number of ASP 4 stroke motors and a 2 stroke Magnum (same as ASP). I can't fault the ASP motors, very good for the price.

I've also got 4 Saito motors. So I give all motors a chance and while the Saito and OS motors are better, they cost a lot more money and I'm happy to keep buying ASP when I'm a bit short of cash.
Old Sep 24, 2012, 11:18 PM
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Servos


I think I'll be going with a .52 ASP. I have been very confused with servos as well. What kind of servo will I need for the throttle on the engine?
Old Sep 25, 2012, 04:45 AM
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You can use a micro servo for the throttle, say a hi-tech hs-55 or similar.
Old Sep 27, 2012, 08:38 PM
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thanks man!

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