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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Today, 06:30 PM
    There is also an O-ring where the intake pipe enters the carb. The inlet hole in the spraybar can go anywhere, the spraybar has a groove around it...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Today, 09:49 AM
    Here is a picture of the LS screw, not a very good one though, I took 7 pictures and only got one that is nearly acceptable.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Today, 09:03 AM
    Actually the screw you refer to is the idle stop/speed screw, the midrange is the taper on the LS screw, I'll see if I can a picture of that.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Today, 08:42 AM
    Bill, I did an autopsy on my .80 carb, there is a tiny O-ring that goes in the end of the spray bar, I'll picture the 2.20 one since its easy to see....
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Today, 07:18 AM
    Also Bill. here are two tests of .65's by Clarence Lee and Peter Chinn. I didn't read them thoroughly to find the difference if any. ...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:37 PM
    Surprisingly they have the FA .40a in stock.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:36 PM
    Thanks James, I see it more clearliarly now, how do like my new word?
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:51 AM
    It's a shame that Clarence didn't get hold of one of those. I found his test of the 2.00 TI but no 1.00 TI. It's interesting that the crank throws...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-15-2014, 09:06 PM
    Horizon has the following Saitos in stock, some are back ordered 40a in stock 60 twin is no longer available 82 back ordered 91s in stock 1.00...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-15-2014, 08:40 PM
    Nah, you don't live under a rock, you just exercise a little common sense. They are just too hard to tune on the plane, things shake too much, it's...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-15-2014, 07:03 AM
    EATURES: Full-Featured 4-Stroke Engine One-Piece Crankcase Rear-Mounted Updraft Carb w/Choke Valve Right Side Exhaust Dual Ball...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-15-2014, 06:26 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread os fs-95v in Glow Engines
    My guess is that the needles or at least the LS needle is too lean.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-11-2014, 06:25 PM
    Very easy, back the two screws out that hold the carb in place, just until they're free of the back plate, swing the carb out to either side, rotate...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-11-2014, 01:24 PM
    Having dealt with these pages going on 23 years I can say that Saitos are not notorious for the mufflers coming loose. I have never had it happen...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-11-2014, 09:01 AM
    If it turns over smoothly now you should be OK. That happens now and then. I bought a new 1.00 about 5 years ago that had the pushrod out of the...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-09-2014, 04:28 PM
    Servo arms make a great transition point when the carb is too close to the firewall. It has the benefit of no slop and friction free operation.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-09-2014, 07:21 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Paw .40 in Everything Diesel
    I still plan to send the PAW .19 to Dr. Diesel to be converted to RC. Can't have a jewel like that just sitting in the box.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-09-2014, 07:17 AM
    The metal arm will be hard to come by since it's the early style. If you can get hold of an MDS remote needle it would be ideal, they don't leak and...
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    12-08-2014, 06:54 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Early Saito 1.20 Help in Glow Engines
    http://sceptreflight.net/Model%20Engine%20Tests/Saito%20FA-120.html Cliff, this appears to be Clarence Lee's test of that engine, see if you...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-08-2014, 01:20 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Early Saito 1.20 Help in Glow Engines
    They better stay enthusiastic about glow if they want me to keep buying their engines.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-08-2014, 07:00 AM
    Bob, I've never seen a reason given for the change, maybe just a cleaner looking product. I saw where someone mentioned that the box might be...
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    12-07-2014, 07:41 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Paw .40 in Everything Diesel
    Thanks RF, two nights last week it was 15 degrees F. This week it has been 50 ish during the day and 30 ish at night. I'm burnin lots of firewood. ...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-07-2014, 07:13 AM
    Bob, the B is the new crankcase style like picture #1, picture #2 is the old style. In the case of the .72b, it also has a metal back plate.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-05-2014, 01:33 PM
    Hobbsy started a thread Paw .40 in Everything Diesel
    I developed a case of Dieselitis today, I hadn't had one in a while. It is 42 degrees F. here. The PAW .40 fired right up using a starter. I did not...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-05-2014, 06:40 AM
    The best way to get the LS right on is to peak the high speed needle at absolute peak, leave there for now and then lean the LS needle 1/8th turn at...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-04-2014, 06:23 PM
    Yep, that's close, I call them the Fred Flintstone Tool Werks. As long as I don't try to fix a Farmall it'll do the job.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-04-2014, 07:57 AM
    As you can see I made the 12mm Saito wrench thinner by holding it against the side of an 8" grinding wheel. I was very careful not to let it get hot....
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-03-2014, 07:24 AM
    Barry's post is a good one, now, if you happen to get the LS needle too lean the HS needle will no longer allow the engine to go rich. In fact, it...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    11-25-2014, 06:42 AM
    Here is another option, a TurboHeader, very compact, gives a couple of hundred more rpm in most cases. With the 90 degree adapter Cougar mentioned it...
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