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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:45 PM
    Ya know acdc for a guy who likes 125's you still come up with some good advice. Pearl be a bit patient and re tune it.My 82 in the deccy is at...
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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-23-2016, 07:15 AM
    Dead right and the prop turns on it's own as you squeeze the plunger.A couple of hand flicks to check all is good and hit it with a starter.You can...
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  • blw's Avatar
    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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  • blw's Avatar
    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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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-22-2016, 06:49 AM
    That will be a step up from the 125 :)
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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-20-2016, 06:52 AM
    Thats cause your fuel tank on the 72 is too big you wally:) Dave that 40 looks nice.I thought apc grey was ugly(and it is)but whats that brown...
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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-19-2016, 05:40 AM
    Dave could you explain what sangria is and does it have castor in it? Acdc what size tank to you have on the 72? i use a 14oz tank flying the 82...
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  • blw's Avatar
    09-17-2016, 09:21 AM
    I'm thinking of going back to fuel proof dope.
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  • blw's Avatar
    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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  • blw's Avatar
    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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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-17-2016, 06:13 AM
    ps i've found the perfect after run oil mix when you finish a hard days flying.It's a big glass of navy rum with a dash of castor:)
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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-17-2016, 06:10 AM
    Pearl dave is on the money,you'll notice a big difference between the 72 and 82 on the deccy,i have one and first flew it scale with a 62 flat out...
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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-15-2016, 06:35 AM
    I fly the same and agree but we should warn dave because he's a true blue ace tuner,we all know that.With a worn out old fox miracle plug and a...
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  • blw's Avatar
    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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  • blw's Avatar
    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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  • blw's Avatar
    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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  • blw's Avatar
    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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  • blw's Avatar
    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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  • blw's Avatar
    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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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-14-2016, 05:55 AM
    Thats because apc props don't behave like prostitutes..we're special :):)
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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-13-2016, 06:10 AM
    Pssstt barry i wish i could write this smaller and keep it quiet you know.Dave's just fessed up to BUYING an apc prop,jeez,it does'nt get any better...
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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-13-2016, 05:44 AM
    Old Fart replied to a thread GAS Saito in Gas Engines
    How rich have you tried running it ?
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  • blw's Avatar
    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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  • blw's Avatar
    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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  • blw's Avatar
    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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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-10-2016, 03:08 PM
    Good news mate..don't forget to put the 125 in the draw first before you close it.Just kidding and thanks for the acdc vid
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  • blw's Avatar
    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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  • blw's Avatar
    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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  • blw's Avatar
    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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  • Old Fart's Avatar
    09-10-2016, 01:04 AM
    Well test it first with your 125,then you can start with the 30,45,56 and just ease up the horsepower scale.Dave you are right it's a k prop.
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