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    Robert 1. Find yourself an Irvine .40 Mk II...

    Robert

    1. Find yourself an Irvine .40 Mk II (natural case, removable front housing, UK manufacture). They come up all the time on eb*y and sell for around USD $60.00

    2. Buy a reverse rotation...
  2. Thread: Club Enya

    by fiery
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    Bobby (Shtterman) on eb*y sells of lots of ENYA...

    Bobby (Shtterman) on eb*y sells of lots of ENYA spares and engines.
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    When I first hand started my big MERCO .61...

    When I first hand started my big MERCO .61 diesel, my arm ached afterwards. The large ones takes more of a full 'golf swing' movement to flick and you really feel it heaving over props 14" and...
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    The 12 x 6 APC might be a bit light for first...

    The 12 x 6 APC might be a bit light for first runs. Up the blade area and weight and you should have joy :). Graupner Super Nylon props fit the bill. Your fuel should be fine if its been kept well...
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    HI Dave! Needs more prop for sure! My Taipan...

    HI Dave!

    Needs more prop for sure! My Taipan 11 x 5 works great with an ancient OS FS 40 ... but no more of that story, this is a SAITO thread! I've sent a PM :) re props.

    Check out my CH...
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    I bought the ASP .46 P/L set from HK and it...

    I bought the ASP .46 P/L set from HK and it dropped straight in to my OS .46 FX after the OS liner peeled. Real chrome plating on the ASP liner is a bonus. No issues since.
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    Hello Brusta. My example is set up tight....

    Hello Brusta.

    My example is set up tight. compression is huge after the piston closes off the exhaust by a couple of mm's. When running at near maximum compression exhaust still remained clear to...
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    Congratulations on the Kompish. A delight to use.

    Congratulations on the Kompish. A delight to use.
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    Merco .29 shown in post # 4 has now been run. ...

    Merco .29 shown in post # 4 has now been run.

    Piston/liner and contra piston fits are first class.

    An 11 x 6 Master Airscrew gf3 was installed for "first starts". It was too much prop for...
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    John Deere premium starting fluid is not usually...

    John Deere premium starting fluid is not usually stocked where I am. However this is available for purchase on-line on a point-and-click purchase basis.

    The MSDS shows over 50% ether, with balance...
  11. 95 Euro a litre sounds very high for Castor Oil ...

    95 Euro a litre sounds very high for Castor Oil

    You can buy it on ebay (it is used in soapmaking and cosmetics) for a very reasonable price.

    I have used the cosmetic grade castor oil myself...
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    Message received Martin. Regards Derek

    Message received Martin.

    Regards

    Derek
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    Sticky: History of the BE-4 from MEN ...

    History of the BE-4 from MEN

    http://modelenginenews.org/cardfile/be4.html
  14. Thread: Club Mills!

    by fiery
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    Locktumbler I bought a cast case (Mk. 1)...

    Locktumbler

    I bought a cast case (Mk. 1) Irvine .75 "Mills" which also was sub-par, and had no serial number on the lug.

    There is anecdotal evidence that the last Irvine "Mills" engines were...
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    Long time no hear Martin! Good to see you are...

    Long time no hear Martin! Good to see you are still around.

    Email your address --- I have something for you. Bear in mind the cylinder bore is about the width of a standard pencil.

    I was able...
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    Hi Balsaworks It is a very well made unit with...

    Hi Balsaworks

    It is a very well made unit with a lot of well thought out features. Unfortunately I can not get it to run, I only get the occasional 'pop'. Compression is a little soft.

    I have...
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    MSDS for John Deere Premium Starting Fluid below....

    MSDS for John Deere Premium Starting Fluid below.

    After allowing for hydrocarbon and Co2 propellant, there is less than 1% lubricant in the liquid. A can would make up a US quart of good diesel...
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    The kit is not cheap, but the build (with modern...

    The kit is not cheap, but the build (with modern laser cut parts) would be breeze compared to the original. What kills it for me is the cost of postage from the UK. I keep thinking of a Spectre for...
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    Czech LD 0,18 ccm. in traditional piston port...

    Czech LD 0,18 ccm. in traditional piston port configuration. It's tiny.
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    Perhaps bronze or alloy may have been a better...

    Perhaps bronze or alloy may have been a better choice?

    Hopefully no major damage though. What are you flying? The Picador?
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    Great advice QwkSport. The original poster will...

    Great advice QwkSport. The original poster will not go wrong following those recommendations.
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    Nice ship .. nice engine. Nice bike and prop...

    Nice ship .. nice engine.

    Nice bike and prop collection too Dave!
  23. Thread: Club Mills!

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    VA Mills .25 c.c. A sweet little engine. ...

    VA Mills .25 c.c. A sweet little engine.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hi5Labv3JAc

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQOwSBZvugA
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    Allbon Javelin 1.49 c.c Mk 1

    Allbon Javelin 1.49 c.c Mk 1
  25. Thread: Yee Ha!

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    For those who do not have it, here is the link: ...

    For those who do not have it, here is the link:

    http://www.peterburford.com.au/

    The "construction" section is fascinating.

    The faux RFC aircraft in the history section - is it powered by the...
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