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    My GP-.42 is kind of tight and difficult to start...

    My GP-.42 is kind of tight and difficult to start when the outside air temps are low...

    One thing that you might want to try is...take the glow plug out, and put the throttle wide open...put a few...
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    I got my RCU handle "proptop" from Beany and...

    I got my RCU handle "proptop" from Beany and Cecil (the seasick sea serpent)
    Born in '60...and in the early 60's I had a Beany-Copter hat...remember those? It had a wind-up propeller on top...you...
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    Perhaps a more elaborate (than your typical)...

    Perhaps a more elaborate (than your typical) muffler with additional chambers / baffles to trap the oil?

    "Air / oil seperator" ... check it out (google / yahoo) they are frequently used on full...
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    Ha! Wow...ummm...well.... Yes and no...you...

    Ha! Wow...ummm...well....

    Yes and no...you sort of got it...but I guess it's close enough, because I was talking about the Phantom I...

    It was used as a "first" by both the U.S. Navy and...
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    The first clue ain't much to go on...so... 1)...

    The first clue ain't much to go on...so...

    1) Looking for an aircraft...shares it's name with a comic strip character...

    2) This aircraft was the first of it's type to be used by 2 different...
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    O.K. HoundDog, I will just wing it...(ugh...bad...

    O.K. HoundDog, I will just wing it...(ugh...bad pun..sorry) what the heck...

    1) Looking for an aircraft...shares it's name with a comic strip character...
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    Hey guys...I would prefer to think I gave a...

    Hey guys...I would prefer to think I gave a general clue, and HoundDog got the right answer...mine was just sort of a WAG...something that just popped into my head w/o any sepecific details.

    I've...
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    Hey HoundDog...that's what I was talkin'...

    Hey HoundDog...that's what I was talkin' about...I was hoping to spur someone on, towards possably the correct answer?

    After reading a few pages back about the number of people viewing vs....
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    I'm thinking of that plane George Peppard flys at...

    I'm thinking of that plane George Peppard flys at the end of The Blue Max movie...
    (insert James Mason voice here...Take her up Stahel, and let's see some real flying! :) )
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    There sure some nice looking Champs in this...

    There sure some nice looking Champs in this thread!
    The last couple of posts reminded me of something...about the wing incidence.
    I built a Champ in the mid 70's with half of the normal incidence. ...
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    I don't have any of the ABC version K&B...

    I don't have any of the ABC version K&B .40's...mostly the early / mid 70's Torpedo and K&B (they were "Torpedo" until the Series 75 came out)
    I hear the ABC versions run real well? I have always...
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    Glad to hear things are O.K....I'm just kinda...

    Glad to hear things are O.K....I'm just kinda hangin' in there...

    I'm not 100% sure, but I think some K&B .61 cases have more "meat" in them than others...in the I. bypass area. If I were to try...
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    Hey Tim...how's it going...? Many moons ago, I...

    Hey Tim...how's it going...?
    Many moons ago, I tried doing my own version of PDP style ports in a K&B .61, after hearing, then reading about them.

    There should be some pics around this place...
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    FWIW if any of yaz remember "fuelman" he was...

    FWIW if any of yaz remember "fuelman" he was working with Stan for a while, back...oh probably about a decade or so ago IIRC...with a "special oil"...

    I am not 100% positive about this, and it's...
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    http://splube.com/otherapplications.html S&W...

    http://splube.com/otherapplications.html

    S&W the S is Stan...and he told me the W stands for Wife...

    I don't see it listed, but I think if anyone that might be interested would give 'em a call,...
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    Hey! Ya know...it's funny, but I was looking...

    Hey!
    Ya know...it's funny, but I was looking back at some of my earliest posts, and you were one of the first guys to answer a question I asked, about a Cermark bobcat...
    How are ya?
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    I'm thinking a Cox Queen Bee .074 (will have to...

    I'm thinking a Cox Queen Bee .074 (will have to check to be sure...)


    Edit: Yep...it is...
    http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/1-2-1-8-airplanes-70/2806857-skinny-cox-queen-bee-074-a.html
  18. Thread: Club Enya

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    It looks like the web page hasn't been updated in...

    It looks like the web page hasn't been updated in a while, but...Stuka Stunt Works has the Tongue style mufflers listed...the best thing about them is they are light weight....
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    The stuff doesn't sit around long enough for any...

    The stuff doesn't sit around long enough for any jug cracking to be a problem...(that was however taken into consideration, and the plastic bottled stuff used first)
    Figure it out....18 to 24...
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    Hi Steve... One of the reasons I made a bulk...

    Hi Steve...
    One of the reasons I made a bulk purchase like that, was because I knew I had the ability to store it properly...

    I fill 1 gal. cans or jugs (I saved old fuel cans, bottles for quite...
  21. Thread: Ops .60

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    Have a look here Tony...some interesting info......

    Have a look here Tony...some interesting info...

    http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/extreme-speed-prop-planes-104/3810513-hot-engines.html
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    http://splube.com/otherapplications.html Stan...

    http://splube.com/otherapplications.html

    Stan (S&W Hobbies on the Penn. / New Jersey border) has some pretty good prices on fuel...nice guy too...
    I haven't spoken w/ him in a few years, but he'd...
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    I think you're right... A friend had that...

    I think you're right...
    A friend had that Sterling glider framed-up and hanging down in his basement for years...and I can see definite similarities...
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    I'm fairly certain that Super Tigre started the X...

    I'm fairly certain that Super Tigre started the X series with the X40 F-1 Pylon engine in the early 70's...then started expanding the line-up. IIRC it would be during the mid to late 70's...when some...
  25. Thread: HB .61 muffler

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    Cool.... The Evolution mufflers are quite...

    Cool....
    The Evolution mufflers are quite restrictive though...I would suggest removing the internal baffle.

    I've had several Evo engines over the years, and if your muffler is like mine (mine...
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