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  • blw's Avatar
    Today, 09:29 AM
    blw replied to a thread 4 stroke after run oil in Glow Engines
    Getting something, almost anything everywhere in the engine is 99% of the prevention. Think about it. The foaming action is flushing and cleaning...
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    Today, 09:21 AM
    That's a clean, random break all the way around. Hydrolock does a lot of damage. I've seen a piston crown dented and deformed. And, this one...
    13 replies | 247 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 02:34 PM
    blw replied to a thread What an Idiot! in The Clubhouse
    I used to get fed up with aviation safety officers scared of their own shadows. I would have manned up and flown the water drop missions anyway....
    69 replies | 2785 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 09:37 AM
    Jan- while you are technically correct you are still wrong in a way. You can tell when a Saito is too rich by the smoke as Saitos are know to not...
    6 replies | 179 view(s)
  • blw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:31 AM
    Excellent photos!
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    Yesterday, 09:28 AM
    blw replied to a thread OS 75AX Issue in Glow Engines
    Being a new engine, maybe it isn't dirt or trash in the carb, etc.
    7 replies | 117 view(s)
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    07-26-2014, 09:00 AM
    blw replied to a thread OS 75AX Issue in Glow Engines
    Holding the nose up creates a lean condition. Did you set your low speed needle to be lean enough?
    7 replies | 117 view(s)
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    07-26-2014, 08:45 AM
    blw replied to a thread Glow head brotherhood. in Glow Engines
    Harry- I have a Evo 46 that is from the first batch they sent over here with about as much time on it as yours. If you find anything worn please post...
    589 replies | 10671 view(s)
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    07-26-2014, 08:39 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Audio tach? Would that be an older manufactured type? I also have a Ultra Sport 60 halfway built waiting for a Saito 91. I bought it from a guy...
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    07-25-2014, 10:39 AM
    blw replied to a thread Helicopter engine help in Glow Engines
    No problem at all with helping. I was just mentioning how it always seems to work out for car and heli engines.
    4 replies | 92 view(s)
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    07-25-2014, 10:36 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    No, I have a 30 GK but it is still new in the box. I was half way through building a 4 Star 20 for it when I stopped the project. I need to get back...
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    07-24-2014, 09:55 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I bet that made you say some bad words!
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    07-21-2014, 08:13 AM
    This happens to all makes of engines. Otherwise, we would all be having too much fun. I always suspected the wives were behind gremlins like these.
    20 replies | 358 view(s)
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    07-21-2014, 08:10 AM
    blw replied to a thread Helicopter engine help in Glow Engines
    You may not get many answers here. The helicopter forums are where you will probably find the help you are looking for.
    4 replies | 92 view(s)
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    07-16-2014, 10:48 AM
    I'm low man with only 2.5k in rotary wing. I pretty much ran a whole airfield at one time. Doesn't mean beans in the scheme of things. Besides, if...
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    07-14-2014, 07:43 PM
    I don't think Mac would pander to anyone for a show. He's not that kind of person, even when running his hobby shop. He was always very level headed...
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    07-14-2014, 07:30 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I've always had to balance APCs. I sand the flash off of the leading edges. I keep forgetting to make up a jig to check runout.
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    07-13-2014, 02:50 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    The Bolly clubman I tried underperformed the APC it replaced by a large margin. I would put it in the Zinger category. But, I've got a couple more to...
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    07-11-2014, 07:59 PM
    Pete, I can hear the popcorn popping as I type! if you are giving out some award or club number, I want in on it.
    28 replies | 723 view(s)
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    07-11-2014, 07:55 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Dave, be sure and pass my "howdy" on to ol' Dar. I have a few Clubman Bollies that he sent me a few years back. The 10.5" was a bust on the Evolution...
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    07-11-2014, 09:52 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    We, uh, got a little too far off the path and I made the decision to delete a few posts before someone else made that decision for me. I have to say...
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    07-09-2014, 10:34 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    The Honda S-2000 suffers badly from getting heat soaked if you don't keep the rpms up on launch. It gets a big dose of hot air right in to the...
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    07-09-2014, 12:20 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    acdii, after going back and reading your post about how you have set your engine it looks like you are way too rich already. Running that rich will...
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    07-09-2014, 09:25 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I would think the purposes of setting the RPM a few hundred richer would mostly be to compensate for lean conditions that come from the "unloading",...
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    07-09-2014, 09:14 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I know.
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    07-07-2014, 02:54 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Yes, he was friendly, interesting, and tolerant. He is very much missed. I became used to being able to PM him and get a reply quickly on many, many...
    27121 replies | 1645273 view(s)
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