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Forum: Glow Engines
08-27-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 88,519
Posted By NM2K

I agree. a 14x7 three blade prop is way too...

I agree. a 14x7 three blade prop is way too large, regardless of what the engine manufacture states, unless the engine is being sold as a "stroker", Don't mind me and my wacky Toshiba coffee soaked...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-17-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 763
Views: 132,351
Posted By NM2K

I've owned and flown a Zenoah G-38. It was long...

I've owned and flown a Zenoah G-38. It was long ago and back then, the G-38 was a good engine choice. Not so today, if you're buying a new engine for a new model. Leave the G-38 engines for...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-20-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By NM2K

So let's convert the remaining new ones to...

So let's convert the remaining new ones to gas/spark. Still a great engine.


Ed Cregger
Forum: Glow Engines
09-20-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,141
Posted By NM2K

I own and fly several TT .15 bushing engines....

I own and fly several TT .15 bushing engines. They run and throttle great, but I can see how a newbie could run into a few problems here and there. Especially if the engine was taken from the store...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-23-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 255,546
Posted By NM2K

I truly love my Enya engines. I wish now that I...

I truly love my Enya engines. I wish now that I had held on to all of them over the years.

The NIB Enya .61CX (ringed) lies awaiting its placement into a new ARF kit known as the Streamliner. That...
Forum: Kit Building
08-23-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 132,085
Posted By NM2K

Sign me up! I'd love to be a member of this...

Sign me up! I'd love to be a member of this esteemed group of model aviators!

I have built and campaigned (flown) a Swizzle Stick (three channel), powered by an ST .35 R/C engine and a Phaeton...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-29-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By NM2K

QUOTE=tedev;11842436]You are right, I should have...

QUOTE=tedev;11842436]You are right, I should have thought of that possibility. I guess I didn't because the carburetor was brand new, never used before. Live and learn captin.
BTW: I never met an...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-28-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,012
Posted By NM2K

It's just me talking to myself...<G> I paid...

It's just me talking to myself...<G>

I paid $100 for my Wild Stick 120. Someone was interested in purchasing it from me. I can't remember now if I sold it or not. I hope not. No, it isn't perfect,...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-12-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,865
Posted By NM2K

Whew! Nice seeing you folks a postin' like your...

Whew! Nice seeing you folks a postin' like your blood pressure is up! <G>


Ed Cregger, NM2K
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-29-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,650
Posted By NM2K

Huh? I'm not against old men. I AM an old man! ...

Huh? I'm not against old men. I AM an old man!

This old argument has been around a long, long time. I have found myself sitting in nearly every seat that has been described over the decades. Might...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-27-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,650
Posted By NM2K

Frank, you sound just like a friend of mine, also...

Frank, you sound just like a friend of mine, also named Frank, from a club up in the northeast section of the country. I agree with you and the other Frank whole heartedly.


Ed Cregger, NM2K
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Forum: Glow Engines
11-27-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,013
Posted By NM2K

Maybe I should have given my Magnum .30...

Maybe I should have given my Magnum .30 four-strokes more break-in time before I went back to larger engines.

I too run Enya engines and I too agree with you about Enya #3 glow plugs working well...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-26-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 41,117
Views: 2,353,155
Posted By NM2K

CR, which oil and how much, please? Ed...

CR, which oil and how much, please?


Ed Cregger
Forum: Glow Engines
11-25-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,013
Posted By NM2K

Ain't it the truth! My Sanye .52...

Ain't it the truth!

My Sanye .52 four-strokes ran much like the old OS .52 Surpass engines that I had. Which happened to be great. Granted, it took a bit of a break-in to get it there. You had to...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-17-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 41,117
Views: 2,353,155
Posted By NM2K

Truthfully, I would go with a Saito 1.25 were I...

Truthfully, I would go with a Saito 1.25 were I expecting good vertical performance from a 7.5 lb model.


Ed Cregger
11-12-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 207,543
Posted By NM2K

I hope that Mr. Bridi is aware of just how...

I hope that Mr. Bridi is aware of just how important a contributor he has been to the American culture over the last forty plus years. His models have been regulars in my building area(s) over the...
11-12-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 207,543
Posted By NM2K

I hope that Mr. Bridi is aware of just how...

I hope that Mr. Bridi is aware of just how important a contributor he has been to the American culture over the last forty plus years. His models have been regulars in my building area(s) over the...
11-12-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 207,543
Posted By NM2K

I hope that Mr. Brridi is aware of just how...

I hope that Mr. Brridi is aware of just how important a contributor he has been to the American culture over the last forty plus years. His models have been regulars in my building area(s) over the...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-08-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 41,399
Posted By NM2K

I think it is possible that some of us are...

I think it is possible that some of us are worrying a bit much about "over revving".

As someone pointed out, most of us don't fly around on full throttle these days. Especially when flying the...
Forum: Kit Building
11-08-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 111,452
Posted By NM2K

I just found your post! Argh! I haven't put...

I just found your post! Argh!

I haven't put an engine on my Tiger 1.20 ARF as yet, but my friend's is flying nicely with an ASP 1.08 two-stroke.

Naturally, it needs larger control surfaces in...
11-08-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 104,231
Posted By NM2K

I knew of a couple of fellows that used to fly...

I knew of a couple of fellows that used to fly Sterling Fledglings in the lower pattern classes quite successfully back in the eighties.

Ed Cregger
Forum: Gas Engines
11-01-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 314,048
Posted By NM2K

Too bad you can't break-in the engine on alcohol....

Too bad you can't break-in the engine on alcohol. It would break-in much faster than gasoline, as gasoline has much more lubricity than alcohol. It's not worth the effort to bother converting the...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-31-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By NM2K

I have a bunch of Sanye engines. The only trouble...

I have a bunch of Sanye engines. The only trouble that I have had with them is with the high idle speed of the .30 four-strokes. Everything else, from .52 two and four-stroke engines, on up have been...
Forum: Kit Building
09-23-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 3,550
Views: 218,642
Posted By NM2K

Please sign me up as a member to the Sig Club....

Please sign me up as a member to the Sig Club. I've built and messed with so many of their kits that I can't remember exactly how many it has been over the last fifty years. I have had no complaints...
09-21-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 207,543
Posted By NM2K

A "stock pipe"? A pipe is a tuned/resonant...

A "stock pipe"?

A pipe is a tuned/resonant exhaust sytem, and is not considered a muffler. Let's keep the language straight. Folks have enough trouble as it is keeping the language used as it...
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