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    As I said, I ran the Saito .30 at full throttle...

    As I said, I ran the Saito .30 at full throttle for an entire 8 oz tank minus about 1 minute to warm up. It peaked at 10,300 rpm with a Bolly 10.5x5, I richened it to 10,150. I took a picture at 22...
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    My little Saito .30, which is one of the first...

    My little Saito .30, which is one of the first sold is mounted in the PSP. Today I am going to wring it out then mount it on a newly finished LT 25, it hasn't been flown for about 5 years. I am...
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    A little knowledge and a developed, "touch" and...

    A little knowledge and a developed, "touch" and engines purr like a kitten, my .62 is from the first batch produced, I had two for a Hangar9 Dual ACE but lost one at Andrews AFB in a huge gust of...
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    Mike, if I could offer up a suggestion, peak the...

    Mike, if I could offer up a suggestion, peak the engine to max rpm and leave it there temporarily, then set the LS needle 1/8th turn at a time. Partially open the throttle at every other change, on...
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    CR, I flat out lied to you, mine is a .45, my how...

    CR, I flat out lied to you, mine is a .45, my how the mind doesn't work some times.
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    http://sceptreflight.net/Model%20Engine%20Tests/Sa...

    http://sceptreflight.net/Model%20Engine%20Tests/Saito%20FA-45%20(1).html

    This is Peter Chinn's test of the .45 version.
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    CR, you may find this interesting, I have this...

    CR, you may find this interesting, I have this older .40 with the removable head, it's way soft on power compared to the .45MKII. Note pin across the intake port to hold the valve seat insert. It is...
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    Cougar, I experienced exactly what you suggested...

    Cougar, I experienced exactly what you suggested when I fired up, or more accurately tried to fire up the .50 shown above. No fuel would flow but I could feel the carb sucking on my finger tip....
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    I ran this Saito .50 today for the second time to...

    I ran this Saito .50 today for the second time to make sure it is ready to fly, I put an additional 30 minutes on it. 80 minutes total now.

    Fuel====WildCat 10% 2/4, 18% full synthetic....
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    Richard, I had a 26cc Ryobi trimmer for about 2...

    Richard, I had a 26cc Ryobi trimmer for about 2 years, the thing was pure junk. I gave it to my neighbor and it has hung on his garage wall ever since. I bought a 55cc Stihl and it is nearly always a...
  11. Thread: Club Enya

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    Over the years I've seen several people calculate...

    Over the years I've seen several people calculate the difference that adding an extra gasket makes and it ain't much. It takes about 3 decimal places to get a number difference. Adding an extra...
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    Over the years I've seen several people calculate...

    Over the years I've seen several people calculate the difference that adding an extra gasket makes and it ain't much. It takes about 3 decimal places to get a number difference. Adding an extra...
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    It most likely goes on the intake pipe like this...

    It most likely goes on the intake pipe like this one to hold the O-ring in place.
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    My sole experience with an out of time engine, my...

    My sole experience with an out of time engine, my fault of course, was on an Enya .46MKII. I pulled the cam box to investigate a rusty oil coming out of the vent problem. The rust was not nearly as...
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    I only see the normal 3 screws, no mystery screw...

    I only see the normal 3 screws, no mystery screw visible.
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    This is the Tiger I meant, that other one is a...

    This is the Tiger I meant, that other one is a beaut too. It's wearing a very early high compression, 15.0 to 1, compression ratio Saito .80. The thing flies like its on rails. One of my faves. I can...
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    I flew my Sportster the day before yesterday, I...

    I flew my Sportster the day before yesterday, I accidently flew 121 miles on 93 octane Shell. I am going to mount the 1.00 twin on a Tiger 60.
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    http://www.christiantraders.com.au/contents/en-us/...

    http://www.christiantraders.com.au/contents/en-us/d31_RCS_Turbo_Mufflers.html
  19. Thread: RCV Engines

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    It seems that they are still in business. ...

    It seems that they are still in business.

    http://www.rcvengines.com/rcv_modelhome.htm#
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    CR, I never did that to any engine I rebuilt...

    CR, I never did that to any engine I rebuilt either, logic says that the knurled surface, the contact surface area in particular would be reduced/compromised leading to accelerated wear and oil...
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    Thanks Pete, I'm sliding it a month down the...

    Thanks Pete, I'm sliding it a month down the road. I had to pay a huge electric bill due to the extended cold spell we had, 5 to 15 degrees. I did till the garden yesterday, and I'm changing the oil...
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    I agree Pete, the 14x8 would be a stretch for the...

    I agree Pete, the 14x8 would be a stretch for the .72, perfect for a 1.00.
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    The prop range for the .72 is 12x8 to 14x8, the...

    The prop range for the .72 is 12x8 to 14x8, the 12x6 is more suited to a .50 or a .56.
  24. The piston to liner fit is self regulating, nitro...

    The piston to liner fit is self regulating, nitro changes won't effect anything any more than flying on a cool morning and then on a hot afternoon.
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    Sticky: Many of you know this already, this forum was ...

    Many of you know this already, this forum was Mr. Davis' idea, he asked for it, he named it Everything Diesel and volunteered to help anyone who asks about Diesels. I am glad he did. The Diesel side...
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