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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-21-2014, 05:08 PM
    Thanks Dan, I'll check it Thursday, it appears to be about .020". Quick, here is a link to a Clarence Lee test of the 1.20, remember the HP is a...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-21-2014, 05:14 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Thottle arms in Glow Engines
    Bob, I have a busy am, let me check and see if I have an extra metal arm or one which I can swap a plastic one in its place.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-21-2014, 05:11 AM
    Dan, one thing that has not come up in these CDI discussions is the spark plug gap. I received a new plug with the latest C&H purchase and it appears...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 05:24 AM
    I had the pump/large carb option for my 2.20, it is a poor set up compared to the Cline and Iron Bay regulators. The article linked above all but...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-18-2014, 02:36 PM
    It has been a theory that you can sort of create an advance curve by using two different range glow plugs. There is no way tell whether or not it...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-18-2014, 05:40 AM
    Gary, on a low wing plane the flaps cause the plane to nose down, I'd say your friends are right until you get comfortable with the plane.
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  • iflyj3's Avatar
    10-17-2014, 05:17 PM
    The bottom left is a super regenerative receiver. It could be anyone of several manufacturers, like Controlaire, ACE or Kraft. The blue box is a...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-15-2014, 01:33 PM
    Here's how the .62a compares with the Bolly 13.5x6 Saito .62a Plug===Saito SS Fuel=== PowerMaster 15% nitro/18%/80/20 blend Prop===Bolly...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-15-2014, 10:32 AM
    I too am avoiding gas but enjoy the heck out converting these engines to CDI.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-15-2014, 08:55 AM
    Dan, it's nearly prophetic that you mentioned 10,200, I just ran the high compression .80 on the WildCat 10% 2/4, the bar is set pretty high now. ...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-15-2014, 05:27 AM
    I did a couple of internet searches for this thing and other than this single post it does not exist.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-15-2014, 05:21 AM
    Pete, I already have the .80 in the PSP with a Fox Miracle plug and a Bolly 13.5x6 mounted on it to get a base line rpm. It's now 7:00 am, a little...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-14-2014, 06:53 PM
    Maybe he's sending something similar, he knows mine's an .80.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-14-2014, 04:40 PM
    OF, Dan, Barry, FN and others, I just talked to Adrian at C&H, he's sending me the stuff to do the High Compression .80. I'm going to document what I...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-14-2014, 12:38 PM
    Thanks Dan, can do.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-14-2014, 06:21 AM
    Pete, I ran the Saito 1.00 yesterday with a new ZOAR 15x6, apparently the Zoar turns much heder than a ProZinger.. I looked back and had reported...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-13-2014, 05:37 AM
    In all honesty with equally skilled riders the 490 was faster than the 501. It took a body builder to herd the 501 fast. The 125 MAICO had 21.5 hp at...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-12-2014, 05:01 PM
    Hey FNQ, speaking of updates, today I ordered a third C&H Ignition system for the Saito 100. The two i have are from 1991 with the separate Synchro...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-12-2014, 06:23 AM
    Good morning RC, We are sitting around the Flying Field shooting the breeze between Saito talk. Pete, few people knew that MAICO made road bikes....
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-11-2014, 05:57 PM
    The FA .80 will easily turn a 13x6 at 9,700 to 9,900 on 10% or 15% fuel. It sounds like a great combo.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-11-2014, 08:55 AM
    Yep, the Sullivan gasoline/Diesel fuel bulb is a great vacuum pump.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-11-2014, 08:35 AM
    It's kinda big but looks good.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-11-2014, 08:16 AM
    AC, I caved in when it was suggested to me that we treat this thread as if we were sitting around at the field bullshirting. I am still of the mind...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-11-2014, 07:55 AM
    The editor of Dirt Bike magazine, Rick Sieman, said that if you wanted to reverse the earth's direction of rotation, take a MAICO 501, (it put a full...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-11-2014, 05:52 AM
    I learned my suspension stuff from riding a MAICO and reading Dirt Bike magazine. More suspension travel equals better ride and handling if well...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-10-2014, 04:50 PM
    I am hesitant to mention this but I have 13.5 inch Progressive 440 shocks on the rear of my Sportster, the stockers were 11.75" immoveable objects....
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-10-2014, 05:19 AM
    Hey Pete, The eye follow up went great, the Dr. impressed even himself, so much so we're doing the left eye on the 22nd. I think the WildCat full...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-08-2014, 06:42 PM
    No sir, I just pulled the vacuum on the combustion chamber, I would then rotate it a few degrees one way and then the other. It literally flies back...
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