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Forum: Glow Engines 09-20-2017, 02:14 PM
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Posted By jeffie8696
Yea what he said. I would avoid VX engines. SH...

Yea what he said. I would avoid VX engines. SH engines are good quality. Traxxas are a solid "good" if, you get a good one and its not a 3.3, (but if your 3.3 breaks in well it should be ok properly...
Forum: Glow Engines 09-20-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By jeffie8696
As I always suggest , I take a handful of props...

As I always suggest , I take a handful of props in the appropriate range and test fly them to see which one flys the plane the best. I think you should mount the 12X10 and get a tach reading to...
Forum: ARF or RTF 09-18-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 60,912
Posted By jeffie8696
It is so old moldy and beat up I just call it...

It is so old moldy and beat up I just call it Krusty.
Forum: ARF or RTF 09-17-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 60,912
Posted By jeffie8696
Can anyone identify this one for me, appears to...

Can anyone identify this one for me, appears to be 25 size. It has the classic EZ construction and maybe looks like an Sbach?
Forum: Glow Engines 08-26-2017, 02:06 PM
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Posted By jeffie8696
The bearing shown is the original factory bearing

The bearing shown is the original factory bearing
Forum: Glow Engines 08-26-2017, 08:01 AM
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Posted By jeffie8696
Its not a cleanliness issue as you can see. The...

Its not a cleanliness issue as you can see. The bearing is a tight fit where it is shown now.
Forum: Glow Engines 08-25-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 35,025
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Posted By jeffie8696
My issue is that its a tight fit even back where...

My issue is that its a tight fit even back where the backplate is and there is a several thousandths step where the bearing sits
Forum: Glow Engines 08-25-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 35,025
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Posted By jeffie8696
Saito 62 rear bearing troubles

Anyone have trouble replacing the rear bearing in their Saito 62? Mine is more than a press fit.
Forum: Glow Engines 08-03-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By jeffie8696
I have had the same problem with a few engines,...

I have had the same problem with a few engines, very tight at the wrist pin and hard to get the rod off the crank. I have an older Irvine 72 that I have never been able to get reliable which in my...
Forum: Kit Building 08-03-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2,854
Views: 119,328
Posted By jeffie8696
I have been flying my 4Star60 ARF lately with an...

I have been flying my 4Star60 ARF lately with an Enya 60X, its a good match but an unusual engine, it is a modern Schnerule ball bearing engine with an air bleed carb. Its super reliable and makes...
Forum: Car Nitro & Gas Engines 07-31-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By jeffie8696
photo

photo
Forum: Car Nitro & Gas Engines 07-31-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By jeffie8696
OS RG engine information

Just putting out a feeler to see if I should list my used OS RG NPS engine for sale. I know a little about the engine itself , after all its an OS. However I am not sure how much to ask for it. Its...
Forum: ARF or RTF 07-25-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,822
Views: 259,070
Posted By jeffie8696
It has been a while but I am sure it was set to...

It has been a while but I am sure it was set to factory spec. That plane died in a tragic air combat event during the air show. :o
Forum: Kit Building 07-25-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,854
Views: 119,328
Posted By jeffie8696
I can relate Julian. I became involved with SIG a...

I can relate Julian. I became involved with SIG a few years ago fixing carbs for Bob. I even got to represent them during an open house in Indiana once. I don't get there as often as I would like any...
Forum: ARF or RTF 07-25-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,822
Views: 259,070
Posted By jeffie8696
I flew my Escapade with at least five different...

I flew my Escapade with at least five different engines including a 52 four stroke and I never experienced any nose over tendency. Its a very forgiving plane.
Forum: Glow Engines 07-22-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By jeffie8696
Love mine

Love mine
Forum: Glow Engines 07-22-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By jeffie8696
brucercengines.com often has small glow engines ,...

brucercengines.com often has small glow engines , if you don't see it on his site give him a call he has hundreds of engines and not all are listed. He is my buddy.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-22-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 49,615
Posted By jeffie8696
Where you at ButlerN?

Where you at ButlerN?
Forum: Glow Engines 07-21-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By jeffie8696
One of the best two stroke glow engines ever...

One of the best two stroke glow engines ever produced
Forum: Glow Engines 04-17-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,716
Posted By jeffie8696
I searched a long time to find mine

I searched a long time to find mine
Forum: Glow Engines 04-17-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,716
Posted By jeffie8696
Hope they do, my YS45 two stroke is amazing, I am...

Hope they do, my YS45 two stroke is amazing, I am lucky to own it.
Forum: Glow Engines 04-17-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By jeffie8696
I think a lot of us have had similar experiences...

I think a lot of us have had similar experiences over the years. It explains the shock of losing our best source of rings. My OS46SF went from almost no compression to an ABC level with a Bowman ring.
Forum: Glow Engines 04-16-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By jeffie8696
Having someone to give and get information is a...

Having someone to give and get information is a huge plus
Forum: Glow Engines 04-15-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By jeffie8696
Yay, now we can get rings again. I have several...

Yay, now we can get rings again. I have several of them installed and those engines are the most reliable ones in my collection.
Forum: Glow Engines 04-13-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,716
Posted By jeffie8696
ASP is also Sanye and Magnum for the most part ,...

ASP is also Sanye and Magnum for the most part , they made engines for others to put their own brand name on. OS made in Japan until just recently didnt make them for anyone else as far as I know....
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