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  1. When I visit new RC fields, I check out the...

    When I visit new RC fields, I check out the better sounding engines. A good way to learn how to do the same. One guy had a big SuperTiger engine ( a 3000 size) and he was using E85 for fuel. His...
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    Nice airplane, sure hope you got a engine that...

    Nice airplane, sure hope you got a engine that lives a long time with good power!
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    Sorry but I think these engines are cheap china...

    Sorry but I think these engines are cheap china junkers.
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    Changing the prop may help the RPM, but it will...

    Changing the prop may help the RPM, but it will not fix a bad carb leak.
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    To all, have a Great Memorial Day tomorrow. ...

    To all, have a Great Memorial Day tomorrow. Best Regards, Capt,n John 5/24/2015
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    Another link from Capt,n ...

    Another link from Capt,n https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c85M0Rq1TKE
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    I was wondering about the details also?

    I was wondering about the details also?
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    I had the valves, but wanted to get more for the...

    I had the valves, but wanted to get more for the next project engine. Glad you made it to Quincy safely. I will give you a call. Take Care, john
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    Just like AV8TOR says, the conversion engine are...

    Just like AV8TOR says, the conversion engine are better quality than most china built engines. Capt,n
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    +1 :o

    +1 :o
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    I have heard that a black finish on a engine...

    I have heard that a black finish on a engine helps the cooling?? Capt,n
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    Just thinking, did you say pressing the primer...

    Just thinking, did you say pressing the primer bulb on your set-up that fuel would drip out the carb throat onto the muffler. That is OK with me, because I am going to try your prime system. It...
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    AV8TOR, Do you think the stock older Zenoah...

    AV8TOR, Do you think the stock older Zenoah 23cc engines that use 4 bolts to hold the jug in place, bolt on the 29cc Chung Yang cylinder? Would it be easy to attach to the 29cc to the "older"...
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    AV8TOR, did you ever convert a 29cc engine like...

    AV8TOR, did you ever convert a 29cc engine like this to RC? Thanks, John

    http://www.davesmotors.com/zenoah-g290rc-4-bolt-29cc-longblock-engine-core.html
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    Go take a look around on Daves for some good...

    Go take a look around on Daves for some good information & parts. Plus new short blocks.

    http://www.davesmotors.com/Products/Complete-Engines/
  16. I agree ! Sad...........

    I agree ! Sad...........
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    About the only thing that stays "standard" on new...

    About the only thing that stays "standard" on new upgraded engines is the distance between the studs where the carb bolts on !
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    I called & talked to his wife. She asked him, but...

    I called & talked to his wife. She asked him, but he did not have any notes on valve sizes. She says he mostly repairs stripped out glow plug hole threads & repairs other threaded parts. .......
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    Thanks very much. I will try to Pm Clarance Lee.

    Thanks very much. I will try to Pm Clarance Lee.
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    Well another nice day to fly RC here so we did....

    Well another nice day to fly RC here so we did. Got more real good engine runs & some practice for them 3 point landings. Jack flew his Carl G Extra 300 with a Supertiger .75 on it. I tuned it for...
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    Hobbsy, is right about the exposed threads. That...

    Hobbsy, is right about the exposed threads. That could cause pre-ignition from a hot edge. Would less nitro work ok with a high compression engine? The Moki engines and others do fine with no...
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    Thanks AV8TOR, Those are a tad big for the...

    Thanks AV8TOR, Those are a tad big for the engine I am doing now. But that data is very good to have for the "next" engine project. I wish some of the guys that run Saito OS Max or any 4 cycle...
  23. If you are using gas as the fuel, get Pure-gas ...

    If you are using gas as the fuel, get Pure-gas Purgas.com you will not have all the diaphragm problems. Leave the carb wet...this fuel has no additives to form gum or dried up residue in your...
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    I flew the Aeroworks Pro 260 with the Mintor 22...

    I flew the Aeroworks Pro 260 with the Mintor 22 on it. I just pulled the cyl to see how it looked inside. It was ok except for some soft carbon that cleaned out real easy with acetone & a scotch...
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