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Forum: Glow Engines
06-22-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By wcmorrison

I would also check the rear plate to make sure...

I would also check the rear plate to make sure the seal has not dried out. Air leaks appear anywhere and they cause your idling problem. Check around the carb throat, make sure the two screws that...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-28-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By wcmorrison

Send me your email address and I will send you...

Send me your email address and I will send you the Instruction sheet and parts list for the Magnum version. As I said, it is the same engine, just the case is marked differently. I get spare parts...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-27-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By wcmorrison

I have the equivalent engine in the Magnum. It...

I have the equivalent engine in the Magnum. It is the same engine and parts are directly interchangeable. The engine did not come with any tools. The valve settings are the same for virtually all...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-25-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 826
Posted By wcmorrison

There is a raging argument about Castor oil all...

There is a raging argument about Castor oil all the time. The only draw back I know of is that Castor is a bit more messy because the combustion temperature of Castor is higher than the fuel thus...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-25-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By wcmorrison

Mr. Clarence Lee is the man. And a quick turn...

Mr. Clarence Lee is the man. And a quick turn around too. He charges a bit more for disassembly but worth it has he knows what he is doing.
Forum: Glow Engines
04-25-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By wcmorrison

Usually means the engine is not getting fuel. I...

Usually means the engine is not getting fuel. I would check the tank, sometimes the clunk fuel line gets trapped in the forward corner of the tank. So you get plenty of fuel on the ground but when...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-24-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 652
Posted By wcmorrison

Sometimes hardware stores and places like Loews...

Sometimes hardware stores and places like Loews or Home Depot have a selection of O-rings that are cheaper and work just as well. I get a whole selection of them from Harbor Freight for about $10 in...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-21-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 652
Posted By wcmorrison

Heat will loosen up the engine. Try a hair...

Heat will loosen up the engine. Try a hair dryer. If not line a pan with aluminum foil and put the engine in a warm/hot over not over the lowest setting for temperature for a hour or so. The...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-19-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By wcmorrison

I would not worry to much if the pinch still...

I would not worry to much if the pinch still exists at the TDC. As the engine warms up, it will expand and the clearance will not be a problem. Just make sure you have some Castor oil in your fuel...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-25-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,371
Posted By wcmorrison

Just a thought. You might run a drill or wire...

Just a thought. You might run a drill or wire through the muffler tap. It too could be blocked, and restrict air flow/pressure to the tank. It never hurts to make sure the pressue path is open and...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-11-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,496
Posted By wcmorrison

Love the smell of burnt Castor. Been smelling it...

Love the smell of burnt Castor. Been smelling it since 1954.
Forum: Glow Engines
04-02-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,038
Posted By wcmorrison

Look on eBay. ASP (and Magnum), OS and Saito...

Look on eBay. ASP (and Magnum), OS and Saito market four stroke engines in less than 0.40 size. The most common was the 0.30. I have one new in the box but not ready to sell it yet. You would...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-09-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By wcmorrison

Most engines now days have a thin metal spacer...

Most engines now days have a thin metal spacer that is "crushed" in place. The spacer is usually retained in the head when you remove the head. I would look and if you see a shinny ring maybe an...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-15-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By wcmorrison

Just Engines in the United Kingdom found at...

Just Engines in the United Kingdom found at www.justengines.uk ASP parts are an exact replacement for the Magnum. Also look on eBay. You do not say what you need for the carb. A lot of parts are...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-15-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,351
Posted By wcmorrison

The optimum propeller for the Tower Hobbies .46...

The optimum propeller for the Tower Hobbies .46 engine is 11 X 6. That the 10 X 6 turns faster means nothing in regard to actual power out put. The power band is best suited to the 11 X 6, that...
10-14-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,026
Posted By wcmorrison

I have used Shoe Goo on a tank puncture with...

I have used Shoe Goo on a tank puncture with great success but not the neck. I thoroughly cleaned the area and roughed it up, let the goo dry over night. Worked like champ. I did the repair as...
10-14-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,231
Posted By wcmorrison

Personally I had my problems with Spektrum and...

Personally I had my problems with Spektrum and have moved on to Hitec Aurora and all my problems ceased. I also went to high capacity NiMH 6 volt batteries. No brown outs, no glitches, no hick ups...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-27-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,776
Views: 166,524
Posted By wcmorrison

Been a four stroke Maggie user for a long time. ...

Been a four stroke Maggie user for a long time. Just acquired a Maggie .61 XLS and I was most impressed. It is a very smooth running engine. It was very new, run on the ground a couple of times. ...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-27-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,533
Posted By wcmorrison

Roger on the acceleration test from idle. That...

Roger on the acceleration test from idle. That is the real thing to do. The idle is incredibly important setting and is most often abused. When adjusting it should be in very small increments,...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-15-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By wcmorrison

The larger carb allows more fuel air flow into...

The larger carb allows more fuel air flow into the engine thus the engine develops more power than the engine with a small carb. But the disadvantage is that fuel draw issue. Tank pressurization...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-09-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By wcmorrison

Here's a tip. With the cowl off, run the engine...

Here's a tip. With the cowl off, run the engine long enough to thoroughly heat up the muffler. Then torque the jam nuts against the muffler and head or any intervening adapter. Be sure to do it...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-30-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,776
Views: 166,524
Posted By wcmorrison

Flyboy2610, did you look for it in the list of...

Flyboy2610, did you look for it in the list of manuals shown at the top of the engine thread? It may be there. The carb on the A has a screw in block, bolt or cap where the HSN needle valve would...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-12-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,169
Posted By wcmorrison

Roger on the cycles, people get confused stating...

Roger on the cycles, people get confused stating cycles as strokes.
Forum: Glow Engines
07-07-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By wcmorrison

When installing a screw in the back plate be very...

When installing a screw in the back plate be very careful about clearance inside the engine. Most back plates are recessed and one often see ring marks where the crankshaft has scarred the inside of...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-21-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 82,673
Posted By wcmorrison

Those engines were prone to air leaks, at the...

Those engines were prone to air leaks, at the carb, back plate and probably through the crankshaft at the nose. I never had a problem with Tower Hobbies .46. it was a screamer and I still have it...
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