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    Today, 12:48 PM
    spaceworm replied to a thread gas cans in Gas Engines
    Mix only what you expect to use over a couple week period. Use aviation gas if possible; no ethanol, and blended to stay "fresh" for log storage...
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    Today, 08:43 AM
    I have the Sig 1/4 J3 also, with a Zenoah G23 ECDI on it. If you like, I can post a template Sig provided with the kit for the flat plastic...
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    Today, 07:31 AM
    Re the wing joiners: Although the rectangular aluminum bars that join the wing halves of my 100 inch H9 J3 provide great utility, a simpler approach...
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    Today, 07:06 AM
    smkrcflyer, thank you for the image of your plane; we know of three of the 100 inch H9 Cubs, now. 52larry52; thanks for the information. My Cub...
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    Yesterday, 06:44 AM
    Thank you Larry, thank you ver' much. Your response answers a lot of questions I had. It has been flown regularly with the YS F120 that it came...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    10-23-2014, 03:14 PM
    Cap, before you lose heart, try a couple of other brands of 16x6.
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    10-23-2014, 02:07 PM
    Well, I looked at ALL of the images on this thread, and all of those on RCG and on the H9 and Robert websites. None of the LG looked like this. Any...
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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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    10-20-2014, 12:34 PM
    Well, here are some pics of my recently acquired Fabric covered H9 1/4 J3 showing the wing joiner system, the landing gear, and the tailgear. I have...
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    10-20-2014, 08:09 AM
    Just an idea, if inverting your four cycle engine. Try to position it so that the exhaust valve is the lowest part of the engine. That way excess...
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    10-20-2014, 07:21 AM
    Repair kits for automotive crankshaft bearing surfaces do just that. I repaired the front CS end on a Bertone X 1/9 engine that way years ago. The...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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