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Forum: Glow Engines
05-06-2005, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,095
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: Saito 82a - Fuel or Oil Leak

I recently came across some piece of material that I found fascinating and have been trying to find use for.

I bought some "Peach Ginger Twist tea" at Barnes and Noble (delicious, by the way). ...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-03-2005, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: Saito 72 - Do I need new bearings?

Sorry, Proptop, I am not sure I am following you. If you Chil the crank it will get smaller, if you warm the Rear Bearing it will get larger. That combination would make it even more difficult to...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-02-2005, 07:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: Saito 72 - Do I need new bearings?

This is the second picture, front view

Luis
Forum: Glow Engines
05-02-2005, 06:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: Saito 72 - Do I need new bearings?

Well, I changed my bearings. Not a big deal, really. The front bearing came out relativelly easy; i pushed it out with the handle of a ratchet which fit well through the rear bearing hole. Then I...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-01-2005, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: Saito 91s Rebuild question? bearings

Jstanton:
I just changed the bearings on my Saito 72, following certain tips I found in this Glow Engine Forum. Bill Robison has a lot of good information which unfortunatelly is still scattedred...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-22-2005, 01:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: Saito 72 - Do I need new bearings?

Any good brand? Is "Aquarium silicone" a good option ("pure silicone")


Here it is, the PULLER

The galvanized reduction pipe is 1 1/4" on one end and 1" on the other. The Galvanized...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-21-2005, 08:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: Saito 72 - Do I need new bearings?

Bill: What is RTV?

My puller is ready. It worked real well. I will post some pictures tonight, hopefully.
Cost me $ 7.19 including taxes, and about an hour to assemble it.

Luis
Forum: Glow Engines
04-20-2005, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: Saito 72 - Do I need new bearings?

Yeah, I saw that on one of your previous post, FlyBoy. I wonder if it is stong enough, though. I wonder what Bill thinks
I already bought the parts to build my puller. If it works it might just...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-20-2005, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: Saito 72 - Do I need new bearings?

Bill:
I saw a certain post of yours about a $99.00 puller which I do NOT intend to purchase I have something in mind. If it works, I will be posting it here. I shouldn't cost more than a few...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-20-2005, 01:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: Saito 72 - Do I need new bearings?

Thanks Bill.
You-da-man
First, now it is obvious to me I have bad bearings. Not silky smooth at all.
I will be ordering the bearings but wonder if there is anything else I should be getting. ...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-19-2005, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: Saito 72 - Do I need new bearings?

Bill:
I know it is not the timing because after reading one of your previous posts I went back an rechecked it. The overlap is eactly at TDC. Airleak in the intake? What exactly do you mean? How...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-19-2005, 08:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: Saito 72 - Do I need new bearings?

Thanks, Bill, I will try that.

I do hear some knocking, and in the background what I think may be rough bearings, but I am not sure what "bad bearings" sound like.
I cannot idle at less than...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-18-2005, 11:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By Maelstrom

Saito 72 - Do I need new bearings?

I hit my plane nose first into a tree (pretty fast, I might add). The crankshaft ended up bent about 1 or 2 degrees.
I have changed the crankshaft but I am wondering if I should have also changed...
04-17-2005, 03:48 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 136,534
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: Royal Corsair .60 project

Hey Luke, nice job.
I wonder if your retract servos should move slower, to give it a more realistic appearence.
What servos are you using?
You might want to look at this one at horizon...
Forum: Suggestions
04-14-2005, 09:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By Maelstrom

How about an Instructional Material forum

It would be interesting to have a forum where educational / instructional material is discussed and reviewed
Thanks
Luis
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-14-2005, 09:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,788
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: RCU chat!!

My 2 cents:
ABSOLUTELY NO to the chat room idea.
I view RCUniverse as a great resource for serious discussion.
The chat room format is not conducive to thoughtful in-depth analysis or...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-12-2005, 09:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,052
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: Saito Valve Adjustment ...

Bill:
You keep using the term "lash". What are you talking about?
Thanks,
Luis
04-11-2005, 09:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,788
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: Weighing your plane

I wonder if BillS tried to pull that one at the Post Office first!!!

Thanks all for your replies. Very interesting

Luis
04-11-2005, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,070
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: New Hobbico twin Star

Where are the pictures?!
Thanks
Luis
04-09-2005, 03:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,788
Posted By Maelstrom

Weighing your plane

How do people weigh their planes?
Do you get on the bathroom scale with your plane, then substract your own weight? That seems so dumb and inaccurate. I do not recall ever reading anything on...
04-09-2005, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,070
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: New Hobbico twin Star

Hey PPW, what kind of modifications did you make to the main langing gear. You must have moved them toward the front, but how far?. Can you post some picture of the underside of your plane?
I am...
04-08-2005, 05:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,713
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: Chip Hyde Forum

Ray:
Is the instructional video you are referring to the one available at Tower Hobbies: Milt Videos "How To" Video: Aerobatics ??

I have been thinking about getting it. Is it worth paying...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-14-2005, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: In-tank fuel line

Thanks to everyone
I will try those recommendations
Luis
Forum: Glow Engines
01-10-2005, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Maelstrom

RE: In-tank fuel line

No, Ernie, it is a 10 oz Great Planes, and I am using the original clunk
Thanks
Luis
Forum: Glow Engines
01-10-2005, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Maelstrom

In-tank fuel line

I was having a lot of engine trouble and decided to go through my fuel system and discovered that I had replaced the original tubing that comes with the tank with "regular" 3/32" tubing. I probably...
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