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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Today, 11:42 AM
    I mined through my props and found a Graupner 9x7 3 blade prop thinking it would be a match. It is an overmatch, the Saito .30 could only manage...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:55 AM
    I just ran the little Saito .30 again with the aforementioned 6 oz tank but used a MA 3 blade 10x5. Much to my surprise the rpm are nearly identical...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:43 AM
    FNQ, I'd bet you're right about 60 minutes, I wanted to know the worst case scenario at full throttle. I'm going to do a 6 oz tank today, the one...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-26-2015, 02:57 PM
    Thanks Dan, Interestingly the FA .40a has a similar but two needle carb both have sort of built in velocity stacks.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-26-2015, 02:17 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Saito 100 carb barrel in Glow Engines
    Maybe you could put some gremlin remover in the fuel.:o I'm glad working again.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-26-2015, 06:05 AM
    Good one Pete, it doesn't do that anymore, I only had one straight bar left.:) C&H Hall Effect Sensor courtesy of Dan. Home made timing plate,...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-25-2015, 03:50 PM
    I agree. that is actually a Sullivan Hi Tork, I have DynaTron that is suffering from much use and some abuse. I only use it on the big stuff. The .30...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-24-2015, 11:16 AM
    As I said, I ran the Saito .30 at full throttle for an entire 8 oz tank minus about 1 minute to warm up. It peaked at 10,300 rpm with a Bolly 10.5x5,...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-24-2015, 05:41 AM
    My little Saito .30, which is one of the first sold is mounted in the PSP. Today I am going to wring it out then mount it on a newly finished LT 25,...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-22-2015, 05:41 AM
    A little knowledge and a developed, "touch" and engines purr like a kitten, my .62 is from the first batch produced, I had two for a Hangar9 Dual ACE...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-21-2015, 07:31 AM
    Mike, if I could offer up a suggestion, peak the engine to max rpm and leave it there temporarily, then set the LS needle 1/8th turn at a time....
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-20-2015, 06:18 AM
    CR, I flat out lied to you, mine is a .45, my how the mind doesn't work some times.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-20-2015, 05:55 AM
    http://sceptreflight.net/Model%20Engine%20Tests/Saito%20FA-45%20(1).html This is Peter Chinn's test of the .45 version.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-19-2015, 12:42 PM
    CR, you may find this interesting, I have this older .40 with the removable head, it's way soft on power compared to the .45MKII. Note pin across the...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-19-2015, 12:21 PM
    Cougar, I experienced exactly what you suggested when I fired up, or more accurately tried to fire up the .50 shown above. No fuel would flow but I...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-18-2015, 01:27 PM
    I ran this Saito .50 today for the second time to make sure it is ready to fly, I put an additional 30 minutes on it. 80 minutes total now. ...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-17-2015, 11:24 AM
    Richard, I had a 26cc Ryobi trimmer for about 2 years, the thing was pure junk. I gave it to my neighbor and it has hung on his garage wall ever...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-17-2015, 05:34 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    Over the years I've seen several people calculate the difference that adding an extra gasket makes and it ain't much. It takes about 3 decimal places...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-17-2015, 05:34 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    Over the years I've seen several people calculate the difference that adding an extra gasket makes and it ain't much. It takes about 3 decimal places...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-16-2015, 12:18 PM
    It most likely goes on the intake pipe like this one to hold the O-ring in place.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-16-2015, 05:35 AM
    My sole experience with an out of time engine, my fault of course, was on an Enya .46MKII. I pulled the cam box to investigate a rusty oil coming out...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-09-2015, 05:09 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Glow head brotherhood. in Glow Engines
    I only see the normal 3 screws, no mystery screw visible.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-08-2015, 04:47 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Glow head brotherhood. in Glow Engines
    This is the Tiger I meant, that other one is a beaut too. It's wearing a very early high compression, 15.0 to 1, compression ratio Saito .80. The...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-08-2015, 06:39 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Glow head brotherhood. in Glow Engines
    I flew my Sportster the day before yesterday, I accidently flew 121 miles on 93 octane Shell. I am going to mount the 1.00 twin on a Tiger 60.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-07-2015, 07:14 PM
    http://www.christiantraders.com.au/contents/en-us/d31_RCS_Turbo_Mufflers.html
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  • Live Wire's Avatar
    04-07-2015, 04:55 PM
    We have had that happening for a long time before this
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  • AeroFinn's Avatar
    04-07-2015, 07:21 AM
    OF, I take it as a challenge to see what can be done with the CDI to help convert the Fa-125 to a more decent engine..;) -Artto
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  • AeroFinn's Avatar
    04-07-2015, 07:10 AM
    Yes, glow fuel. Thanks SrTele I got it
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