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  • earlwb's Avatar
    02-28-2015, 10:56 AM
    The "poppers are illegal in the USA. Ether and the different nitrate substances are all tightly regulated and controlled. If it wasn't for the...
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    02-25-2015, 09:49 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Well you could always go with Enya engines. They wear well and last a long time. Unfortunately I think 1QwkSport2.5r wound up with bad luck on his...
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    02-25-2015, 09:46 PM
    Thank you for the information. I appreciate it.
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    02-24-2015, 03:15 PM
    Peter, will you be selling the PB0.33 engines again soon? I noticed your webite was down for maintenance or something. Do you ship to the USA?
    27 replies | 897 view(s)
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    02-24-2015, 08:10 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread Thunder Tiger Engines in Glow Engines
    Unfortunately, it is all about money and whether one can make a decent profit selling the engines or not. With electrics encroaching ever more and...
    71 replies | 2550 view(s)
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    02-23-2015, 02:09 PM
    Rossi quit making model engines. All we have left is whatever is still around. Parts may still be found, but it can be tricky though. You might...
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    02-22-2015, 08:00 AM
    I would not be surprised if the engine manufacturer has changed things. They do it all the time, especially the Chinese ones. Unfortunately, it...
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    02-21-2015, 09:11 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club Mills! in Everything Diesel
    Thanks for the information. it is quite interesting.
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    02-21-2015, 09:09 AM
    Oh yeah. it is possible the pull starter unit has a problem and the tapered slot is buggered up or something too. That would allow the pin to come...
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    02-21-2015, 09:03 AM
    The little tiny pin and spring is for the pull starter on the back of the engine. if you do not have the pull starter, you leave that little spring...
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    02-20-2015, 09:10 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club Mills! in Everything Diesel
    Who sells the Millish TBR engine? It looks pretty nice too.
    360 replies | 26700 view(s)
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    02-19-2015, 08:47 PM
    Yes that is correct. It is a simple throttle, nothing fancy. When you think about it as the engines get smaller in displacement they don't need a...
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    02-19-2015, 09:51 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread MK17 radio carb in Everything Diesel
    I found that a Thundertiger RC carb fits the intake spigot on some of my 2.5cc Russian engines. They have .07, .10 and .15 sizes that would work. If...
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    02-19-2015, 06:58 AM
    More pictures of the LOLA .020 diesel engine. To use the throttle, you need to pull the venturi body out of the crankcase. Then press the throttle...
    27 replies | 897 view(s)
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    02-18-2015, 08:14 PM
    I'll be letting you know for sure how it does and runs. Iit is a black plastic prop, and it is a 6x3 size. I had to look closely at the rear to see...
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    02-18-2015, 02:03 PM
    Yes Christian Traders is now the supplier for the Cline regulators. I believe that they bought the business and moved it to Australia. Yes the US...
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    02-18-2015, 01:53 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Mk-16 in Everything Diesel
    The engine is looking pretty good. It probably wasn't made at numerous locations and different factories like the MK-17 was. So maybe the quality is...
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    02-18-2015, 01:43 PM
    I just got mine today and I took a few pics of it.
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    02-17-2015, 09:25 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Walbro carb supplier? in Gas Engines
    I like to start with this website here http://wem.walbro.com/walbro/group2.asp?FamilyName=WT it makes a handy reference for Walbro carbs. You can go...
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    02-17-2015, 02:28 PM
    There used to be someone that frequented the forums, who would straighten a crankshaft for people at a nominal fee. But I think he got tired of doing...
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    02-17-2015, 06:49 AM
    Yes Ford messed up a while back with their new V8 engines. They had a new spark plug made that was super long reach design to match their new V8...
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    02-16-2015, 03:16 PM
    The new gasolines have little to no residue deposits on the spark plugs or combustion chamber and valves for that matter. One of the frustrating...
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    02-14-2015, 07:29 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Least Vibration in Gas Engines
    Twins tend to vibrate the least. Singles vibrate more. Thus you would likely want a twin cylinder engine of some sort with opposed cylinders.
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    02-14-2015, 07:23 PM
    OS and Saito in the past made reverse rotation camshafts for some of their four stroke engines. But they haven't done so for quite a while now...
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    02-13-2015, 01:23 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Mk-16 in Everything Diesel
    Yes, unfortunately, due to the cold war at the time, there just isn't much if any information about the engines out of Russia. Many of the engine...
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    02-13-2015, 01:19 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread NGH 38CC 4 stroke in Gas Engines
    ALFIEV, yes that is a bummer for sure. I don't see any solution for it. But maybe there is another flying field somewhere that you can visit too. ...
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    02-11-2015, 08:46 AM
    Interesting thanks. Bob shipped my engine out so it is on the way. Now I need to decide on a airplane for it. I was thinking two channel RC. No...
    27 replies | 897 view(s)
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    02-10-2015, 09:34 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club Mills! in Everything Diesel
    Thanks for the information.
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    02-10-2015, 04:20 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club Mills! in Everything Diesel
    Are they vacuum forming the tanks then? Or are they pouring or injecting the plastic into the molds? I guess one could use a plug to insert into the...
    360 replies | 26700 view(s)
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    02-10-2015, 03:01 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Leftover Nitro fuel in RC Fuels
    I have found that the fuel is good indefinitely for years and years. I had about 1/4 of a jug of 20% glow fuel left and it sat for about 20 years in...
    8 replies | 424 view(s)
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