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    Today, 03:43 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Glow engine carb cover in Glow Engines
    If I remember right, Great Planes sells a small package of assorted carb caps in different sizes. They are rubber tube caps. You should be able to...
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    Today, 03:39 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Fox Glow Plugs in Glow Engines
    I didn't think they had stopped making glow plugs. I think they also sell them to some others who sell them under different brand names too. Thanks...
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    Yesterday, 09:25 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Parra 2.5 in Everything Diesel
    I don't know if I can agree with that completely. In the past I used and ran a lot of engines that were quite messy and oozed a lot of oil out of...
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    Yesterday, 09:20 PM
    I think that Peter Burford in Australia is still selling some engines. Currently I think he still has some PB .020 diesel engines.
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    Yesterday, 09:16 PM
    You can easily make one with some elbow grease and some time and patience. You can start with a blank key stock. But you can file a screw or bolt...
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    Yesterday, 09:13 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread AGM30 Gas engine in Gas Engines
    I was thinking that the center hole was probably straight in the prop hub, and the face of the hub was perpendicular too. But the outer part was...
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    03-30-2015, 07:06 PM
    There is also Parra Engines which are designed in Spain and produced in the Ukraine. http://www.clubtamaran.com/parramotorING.htm They are nice...
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    03-30-2015, 02:55 PM
    I am not sure what one can do to plug the hole up from the carburetor side of it. Maybe using a glue syringe, you can force some Red RTV sealant...
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    03-30-2015, 12:44 PM
    That little hole is used to draw excess oil away from the front bearing. Anti-oiling so to speak. Starting some number of years ago people started...
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    03-29-2015, 05:27 PM
    With the two stroke engines, a Dynatron running 24v using a Lipo battery pack ought to work fine. But many guys are using the Sullivan Megatron...
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    03-28-2015, 08:05 PM
    Yes I suggest a short length of silicon tubing from the muffler fitting to the regular Tygon or K&S clear tubing. About 2 inches long does the trick....
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    03-27-2015, 05:35 AM
    I think you pretty well covered it. Norvel is now NV Engines. They do have a .049 and a .06 that fits in this category. But they have the AMD...
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    03-26-2015, 05:27 PM
    if it runs decent on the test stand, but isn't running in the airplane, then you have a problem with the fuel tank and fuel lines or tubing. It is...
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    03-26-2015, 07:14 AM
    Nice video, thanks for sharing Fiery. The Red Fin engines look to have inherited the easy handling and running ability of the old Mills engines. But...
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    03-25-2015, 08:05 PM
    Adding a few more images of the engines, as to their weight and dimensions.
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    03-25-2015, 07:31 PM
    I thought I would start a separate thread for these Red Fin brand engines. I now own a couple of the Red Fin Millish Model Diesel engines in .030...
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    03-25-2015, 12:50 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Moki 210 on a pipe? in Glow Engines
    Yeah that sounds about right. My 26cc gas engine with a tuned pipe was sucking the fuel out of the tank quite fast. Sort of like pouring out on the...
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    03-24-2015, 12:54 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Moki 210 on a pipe? in Glow Engines
    Yes what 1qwksport2.5r stated about combustion chamber shapes. But also the compression ratio changes. Low nitromethane glow fuel means you run a...
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    03-23-2015, 07:10 PM
    Well the gas engines tend to be pretty easy to start by hand flipping them. The CDI ignition units really do help with it a lot. I use a 1/2 pair of...
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    03-20-2015, 09:22 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread K&B Sportster Club in Glow Engines
    Humm, maybe the previous person was using RC car fuel. You know the stuff with 8% synthetic oil in it. It is OK for RC cars but not good for...
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    03-20-2015, 09:11 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread Picco .12 OFNA in Tachometer Readings
    I bought the foam replacement parts to make a Stryker wing/delta plane. I am thinking about putting the .15 engine on the back of it as a pusher....
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    03-20-2015, 08:59 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread K&B Sportster Club in Glow Engines
    Well some people will take apart something just to see what it is like on the inside. Then they either can't or don't want to put it back together...
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    03-19-2015, 08:53 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Picco .12 OFNA in Tachometer Readings
    Your conversion came out looking pretty good. I expect you'll make a short exhaust stack for it, or are you going for the open exhaust instead. Your...
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    03-19-2015, 08:49 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread K&B SEARCH??? in Glow Engines
    Well Google tends to search the forum better than the forum search engine does. Bing probably is better at it too. If MECOA doesn't have what you...
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    03-19-2015, 10:00 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread Picco .12 OFNA in Tachometer Readings
    ASpeed, did you turn down the car head on the Picco .12 engine? Or did you make a different one or found a different one that fit? Yeah I have...
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    03-18-2015, 12:29 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Picco .12 OFNA in Tachometer Readings
    Actually there are some people selling off surplus Toki and Fuji car engines. Some have been converted to airplane use. But some of the conversions...
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    03-18-2015, 12:13 PM
    That is good news. Sometimes those things can be very disconcerting when they happen.
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    03-18-2015, 12:11 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I don't remember the tear drop muffler being hard to get apart. But maybe I had heated up the front half to get it to expand. I forget now. ...
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    03-18-2015, 09:20 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    LOL. That is one of those wonders of flash photography. It makes the propeller appear to be translucent or transparent. It only works at low idle...
    4066 replies | 240899 view(s)
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