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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:50 PM
    I agree. that is actually a Sullivan Hi Tork, I have DynaTron that is suffering from much use and some abuse. I only use it on the big stuff. The .30...
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  • blw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:05 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Dave, I've always believed that full throttle runs like that does an engine good. p.s. Is that an old Tower starter on the bench?
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  • blw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:59 PM
    Whatever kind I've got in the shop seems to do a good job maybe 3 times before I toss it out. Never thought to taste it.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-24-2015, 11:16 AM
    As I said, I ran the Saito .30 at full throttle for an entire 8 oz tank minus about 1 minute to warm up. It peaked at 10,300 rpm with a Bolly 10.5x5,...
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  • blw's Avatar
    04-24-2015, 08:50 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Mike, the 62 is going to be a good engine for the 4*. A 56 would be a great engine too for yanking the 4* around if you had one of those. The 4* is...
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  • blw's Avatar
    04-24-2015, 08:36 AM
    I think Sport is referring to the fumes inside of a house and that animals love the taste of antifreeze. I use fuel or Dawn PD when in a hurry, and I...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-24-2015, 05:41 AM
    My little Saito .30, which is one of the first sold is mounted in the PSP. Today I am going to wring it out then mount it on a newly finished LT 25,...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-22-2015, 05:41 AM
    A little knowledge and a developed, "touch" and engines purr like a kitten, my .62 is from the first batch produced, I had two for a Hangar9 Dual ACE...
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  • captinjohn's Avatar
    04-21-2015, 03:26 PM
    Good going Jim. I remember you from the good old days when we flew our Giles 202. I really like mine with a DLE 30 on it. It has a very broken wing...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-21-2015, 07:31 AM
    Mike, if I could offer up a suggestion, peak the engine to max rpm and leave it there temporarily, then set the LS needle 1/8th turn at a time....
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-20-2015, 06:18 AM
    CR, I flat out lied to you, mine is a .45, my how the mind doesn't work some times.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-20-2015, 05:55 AM
    http://sceptreflight.net/Model%20Engine%20Tests/Saito%20FA-45%20(1).html This is Peter Chinn's test of the .45 version.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-19-2015, 12:42 PM
    CR, you may find this interesting, I have this older .40 with the removable head, it's way soft on power compared to the .45MKII. Note pin across the...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-19-2015, 12:21 PM
    Cougar, I experienced exactly what you suggested when I fired up, or more accurately tried to fire up the .50 shown above. No fuel would flow but I...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-18-2015, 01:27 PM
    I ran this Saito .50 today for the second time to make sure it is ready to fly, I put an additional 30 minutes on it. 80 minutes total now. ...
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  • blw's Avatar
    04-17-2015, 11:32 AM
    blw replied to a thread OS 61 FSR with MA 11x7.5 in Glow Engines
    Thanks, Bill.
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  • blw's Avatar
    04-17-2015, 11:31 AM
    You should see where there is a diameter change in your manifold to accommodate that washer. The manifold pushes the washer into the intake opening...
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  • blw's Avatar
    04-17-2015, 11:28 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I would have to go look for which engine, but one of my Saitos has a muffler that has never been cleaned off and it is thick with bumpy dried castor....
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-17-2015, 11:24 AM
    Richard, I had a 26cc Ryobi trimmer for about 2 years, the thing was pure junk. I gave it to my neighbor and it has hung on his garage wall ever...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-17-2015, 05:34 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    Over the years I've seen several people calculate the difference that adding an extra gasket makes and it ain't much. It takes about 3 decimal places...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    04-17-2015, 05:34 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    Over the years I've seen several people calculate the difference that adding an extra gasket makes and it ain't much. It takes about 3 decimal places...
    2484 replies | 171416 view(s)
  • captinjohn's Avatar
    04-16-2015, 09:23 PM
    captinjohn replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    Plug protrusion....install a extra plug gasket....might work ! Capt,n
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  • captinjohn's Avatar
    04-16-2015, 05:36 PM
    Would one you guys that has a Saito apart or have some broken engines measure some valve for me. I am working on a 4 cyl old time engine. Looking...
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  • captinjohn's Avatar
    04-16-2015, 03:11 PM
    I got some valves that may work. If I need to make some valves...what is the way? Could some buttons be silver soldered to the stems? Wish I had the...
    4 replies | 201 view(s)
  • captinjohn's Avatar
    04-16-2015, 02:23 PM
    captinjohn replied to a thread Mintor 22 Piston in Gas Engines
    Karol, wanted to know the RPM of my Mintor 22. My friend checked the RPM with a new tack. The Idle was a low as 1450 & the High RPM was 8,230. ...
    131 replies | 5023 view(s)
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