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  • blw's Avatar
    Today, 04:42 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    You guys all sound like old men who slap on Old Spice before heading out to the flying field. Sort of reminds me of guys who carried Zippos around...
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    09-22-2016, 05:13 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Grand Marnier may have some if that's what you are looking for.
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    09-22-2016, 04:44 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    acdii- are you saying the Saito 72 doesn't run well with castor? Not sure of what you are saying here. As for how the SSE flies, remember how...
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    09-17-2016, 09:21 AM
    I'm thinking of going back to fuel proof dope.
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    09-17-2016, 09:18 AM
    I keep a few break in plugs. You will get more metal thrown around during break in than during normal running wear and tear. Same goes for fuel that...
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    09-17-2016, 09:15 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I don't know about the 15x8 Dave. Let me know how it runs. I was using a 15x6 to get those 9000 or near-9000 numbers on my 125. A well aged 72 is...
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    09-14-2016, 09:52 PM
    W8YE has a good point about changing all the plumbing, inside and out in all your tanks once a year. Stoppers, brass and flexible tubing. He once had...
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    09-14-2016, 01:23 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Dave- I put a sanding drum on my Dremel and sand a small square spot on the backside of the heavy blade. Doesn't hurt it structurally and easy to...
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    09-14-2016, 11:58 AM
    I don't know why I've had so much bad luck with them, but I have. I like the thicker gauge plastic of the DuBros and I like the shelf design to...
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    09-14-2016, 11:54 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Psst, Dave has an impressive collection of props. Some of our perceptions come from how we fly. I'm not a pattern competitor but I like to fly...
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    09-14-2016, 11:47 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Dave, they generally seem to have a bit more pull and accelerate quicker. A MA seems to fly like I'm tuned too rich. A little sluggish.
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    09-14-2016, 11:39 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Dan- I respect your vast wealth of knowledge about many things, but this time you have fallen for some folk lore my friend. There is no reliable...
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    09-11-2016, 04:01 PM
    I've had a lot of bad luck with those Sullivan tanks. Poor stopper fits. Poor brass tubing fit thru the stoppers. Lot's of leaks. I gave up using...
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    09-11-2016, 03:49 PM
    blw replied to a thread 4-stroke setup problem in Glow Engines
    I saw where you had said you were rebuilding it. It does sound like a fun project. That's what it's all about.
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    09-11-2016, 03:01 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    You have to keep in mind these are just static tests and don't mean anything regarding how the engine will fly. You can look at it as the engine...
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    09-10-2016, 09:39 AM
    blw replied to a thread 4-stroke setup problem in Glow Engines
    That's great news, Dave. The 125 was the only engine that I have to say I didn't enjoy breaking in as much as all the others. (The 82 was the best.)...
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    09-10-2016, 09:31 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I've got to stick with the APC 15x6 for my 125. There's some 125's that love the 15" APCs over the 16" props for whatever reason and whether it makes...
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    09-10-2016, 09:16 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I can feel a 125 joke coming...SO! acdc that was you prowling out the back of my shed after i threw my 125 out the rear window.Barry it never made...
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    09-03-2016, 12:25 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I have the original 1.25 and it took gallons of fuel before it broke in. It's been a long time since then, but I would guess close to 3 gallons...
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    09-02-2016, 12:42 PM
    blw replied to a thread 4-stroke setup problem in Glow Engines
    Dennis- it happens all the time here and on the other sites. Good advice and tons of bad advice. Some topics are minefields. Then, there's the...
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    09-02-2016, 12:38 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Pete- that nice loping sound as we call it over here? The best engine tuner I've seen is W8YE. I've seen one of his 56's idle so low you couldn't...
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