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  • hsukaria's Avatar
    11-19-2014, 11:32 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    That's where manufacturers use bead-blasting to texture the finish and "beautify" these engines.
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    11-19-2014, 10:53 AM
    That looks awesome, Bob. I have sanded cowls in the past and actually closed off openings with fiberglass and used epoxy with micro-balloons to fill...
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    11-16-2014, 01:16 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Things start acting stupid when it's that cold, including myself. My tach was acting funny because of the cold too. I bench ran my Fox 45 with new...
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    11-12-2014, 08:21 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I replaced the head bolts on my 45 with new allen heads and torqued them down good. I brushed soapy water again and checked for leaks. No bubbles...
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    11-12-2014, 07:50 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread mintor 23 in Glow Engines
    Yep, my M38 went from good performer to total loss of compression in about 3-4 flights. I was already aware that everybody was going through it. On...
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    11-11-2014, 08:56 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread mintor 23 in Glow Engines
    Oh boy, where do I start. Now the performance is quite good actually, but I (and most Mintor owners in the US) went through a year of pain and...
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    11-11-2014, 07:24 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread mintor 23 in Glow Engines
    Hey!!!! How about a trade with my Mintor 38cc gasser? It's real purdy too!!:rolleyes: The manual for the Mintor 38cc gasser is quite sparse. ...
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    11-11-2014, 02:58 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I don't know, but I would have called it something catchy like "Rub-a-dub-dub";)
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    11-10-2014, 02:15 PM
    I know it's been done before, but always in configuration that doesn't work for me: electric foamy, massive kit, or a profile glow. But a nice ARF...
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    11-07-2014, 11:56 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Cougar429, I took my time to check for air leaks with soapy water because I thought that was a far fetched possibility. Well, I did check with soapy...
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    11-05-2014, 08:58 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    good to know. I will go measure the venturi on my EZ, TN, and later when it arrives, the MKx carb. The EZ and TN are from the Eagle 74 and the MKx...
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    11-05-2014, 08:26 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Thanks for the help again. I might decide to leave the bearings unchanged after all since they are not in very bad shape. But I will replace the...
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    11-04-2014, 05:25 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Hi folks, I have decided to go ahead and replace the piston ring and bearings for my Fox 45. Is there a trick to removing the prop hub? It seems...
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    11-02-2014, 08:09 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I removed the cylinder head on my Fox 45 and measured the bore size with my new handy-dandy caliper (it's digital!!). I measure approximately 0.847...
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    11-01-2014, 01:43 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    My 74 came with an EZ carb, but I bought it used. I then bought the new TN carb and I believe it has it is the same size as the EZ. When I swapped...
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    10-31-2014, 06:04 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Are all the large frame Fox carbs the same venturi size? (MkX, EZ, and the new TN?)
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    10-30-2014, 06:59 PM
    I'm still subscribed, I just started actually since I have acquired a beatup Ultra Sport 40 ARF and plan on restoring it next year.
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    10-30-2014, 11:17 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Yep, mine is the 55AX. But before any big stink starts about the OS peeling liners, this one was my fault. I didn't notice that the filter/clunk in...
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    10-30-2014, 11:11 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread New KCS Engine in Gas Engines
    that shiny crankcase reminds me of the Mintor engines for some reason.
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    10-30-2014, 09:18 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I have some newbie question regarding machining for these engines: Did the outside diameter of the MDS liner match up exactly to the O.D. of the Fox...
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    10-29-2014, 12:14 AM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    maybe all that won't be so critical if you end up converting it to a diesel anyway. By the way, if you think gasoline engines smell bad, wait till...
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    10-28-2014, 04:39 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    were you able to tach the FDX (a.k.a. FrankenFox)?
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    10-28-2014, 04:37 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I hope that as a minimum, they get to producing the Miracle plug. That is useful on most engines.
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    10-28-2014, 02:01 PM
    hsukaria replied to a thread Engine ID? in Gas Engines
    If I may say something about the CRRC-pro 26 cc engine. I bought one used last year and have encountered a problem with the bearings. My experience...
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    10-24-2014, 02:31 PM
    I'll go back and re-examine the condition it's in. If flyable, I might just fly it as is. It will be ugly as sin, no cowl, broken canopy, cracked...
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    10-24-2014, 11:28 AM
    hmmmm!! That's what SHE said!!!
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    10-24-2014, 11:22 AM
    I bench tested the JBA 56 and it seemed quite powerful, but I have not done a side-to-side comparison with the OS 55AX. I know the OS 55AX is more...
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    10-24-2014, 09:37 AM
    I was hoping somebody would say that it would come out lighter by stripping that nasty foam/plastic. I could get away by flying it as is, even though...
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