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  1. Did you run the engine at high revs for 20 seconds and then turn off immediately? This gives you a better indication of mixture.
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  2. It does look a bit rich but you’ve only just finished running the motor in. Clean the plug up and run it some more. Better rich than lean at this stage, especially if it’s running ok.
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  3. Yes, of course it`s black - Vitorrazi supply their engines with a rich (safe) factory carburetor setting to keep it cool and increase reliability at the expense of efficiency. You can keep it set as it is if fuel consumption is not a priority and just enjoy hassle-free flying or tweak the mixture to gain more flying time per litre if you have some experience in tuning carburetors and are confident that you are not going to do any damage by running too lean. A symptom of over-rich idle mixtures on the Moster though can be excessive vibration at idle ("four stroking") which can be a co
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  4. Today I got this from a friend who is in the Police in Somerset. "I’ve had to investigate a pair of low flying paramotors near Langport. I’ve seen the video of them and can’t even tell the wing colours....... Ultimately they were flying legally but very low and hedge hopping, and caused a mini “stampede” with his dairy herd, that’s the bit that made him complain. I think I pacified him enough by turning up and explained the laws to him, so he is a bit happier. He has asked me to respectfully put a message out for pilots to be extra careful when low flying to prevent a recurrence. Any chan
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