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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Today, 04:14 AM
    That really is my 1.25 Pete, the other is my early high compression .80. I was checking out the C&H units yesterday and some them have 6v check...
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    Today, 04:09 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Magnum .30Fs in Glow Engines
    I watched a guy a few years ago fly the .30 in a Model Tech Cub, he had a ball. Occasionally it would nose over due to the grass being a little long,...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    01-21-2017, 09:38 AM
    Not listed, you have to ask, don't take this as gospel but I think the new case engines require a larger step down from the cam box to the trigger...
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    01-21-2017, 04:22 AM
    Good morning Pete, those finned rocker covers never tempted me. The 1.50 is the very first 1.50 that Horizon shipped, Not quite a Golden Knight, Just...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    01-20-2017, 07:06 AM
    Those little things have been the demise of many a good engines reputation.
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    01-20-2017, 04:32 AM
    Hey Tim, good morning. My computer has it inverted both ways.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    01-20-2017, 04:16 AM
    For sure your Duke doesn't sound like a Bumble Bee, Pete. The gasoline Saito 1.50 was a bust. The crankcase pulses won't operate the Zama's pump I...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    01-20-2017, 04:08 AM
    I downloaded his photo and appears upright in My Pictures, but when I upload it back here it is once again inverted. First things first though....
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    01-19-2017, 04:15 PM
    I have a Midstar 40 in the bones, it's getting a Saito .50 when covered.
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    01-19-2017, 05:07 AM
    I have my Saito 1.50 ready to run on gasoline except for the throttle wire and the exhaust. The Delorto 10mm carb should be just right. The prop is a...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    01-19-2017, 03:46 AM
    I use a windshield, but had a Yellow Jacket get inside a short sleeved T-shirt, I had to put up with him stinging me until I could pull off and...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    01-16-2017, 06:14 PM
    Many more engines have the vent on the back plate than on the front, I think that the (it is better for cam idea) is more in our heads than an...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    01-16-2017, 04:51 AM
    It sure does, my OS Aplha .56 does not have one, I'm surprised more haven't chimed in here. It would be real easy to install one, I'd place it on the...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    01-15-2017, 05:02 AM
    Keef, check page # 21 here and then Part # 21, the FS 70s does not have this part. The second link should be your engine. ...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    01-12-2017, 04:31 AM
    I still have a .53 and a couple of others, the .53 has spent most of it's life with a Davis Diesel head on it.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    01-10-2017, 03:13 AM
    I never hated OS engines, I just didn't buy any until about 12 years ago, Now I have (2) LA .25's, an LA .46, an LA .65. a .56 Alpha, a .95v and an...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    01-08-2017, 08:23 AM
    Send it north a couple of hundred miles, I'll make good use of it. No such thing as an unusable Saito.:)
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    01-07-2017, 02:29 PM
    RH, every now and then someone will come in here and say that their HS needle is ineffective, in not being able to richen the top rpm downward. That...
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    01-07-2017, 03:43 AM
    Hey Pete, I'm good, in my book there is no such thing as too much compression, my old .80 is 15.5 to 1 and the 1.50 is 11.24 to 1. My neighbor has a...
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    01-07-2017, 03:29 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club Laser? in Glow Engines
    Thankyou for the clarification, it's not the first time I've come to an errant conclusion. If anyone looks at the Proctor site, sticker shock will...
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    01-06-2017, 10:46 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club Laser? in Glow Engines
    Thanks TS, I have been perusing your site and saw the price of the .70 as 180.00 of your pounds or $222.00. Is it possible for you to give an...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    01-06-2017, 04:49 AM
    This is an excerpt from LASER engine instructions, I like it, it's honest and spot on. 2. What are the needle settings for the carburettor? There...
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    01-06-2017, 04:36 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club Laser? in Glow Engines
    Popester, I am anxious to hear your thoughts on the 2.00's sound at full blatt. My 1.80 had a very Chevy 283 howl when cranked up to full.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    01-06-2017, 04:25 AM
    Yep, that's the new 585 cubic inch Turbo Diesel one. Good morning Pete, I have a new CH Ignition system coming for the Saito 1.50, the old 1997...
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    01-05-2017, 06:56 AM
    Thanks Richard, the same to you and yours, the Hobbsy thing happened via some kind of magic and I'm OK with it. I'll have to do away with the other...
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    01-05-2017, 05:08 AM
    Test post
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