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    That could take a loooooong time!!!

    That could take a loooooong time!!!
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    If the valve never opened, there is no...

    If the valve never opened, there is no possibility of impacting the piston. The only question is if the pushrod was binding when not seated properly, then there might be some damage to the...
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    Bill, if the exhaust pushrod was not seated right...

    Bill, if the exhaust pushrod was not seated right but still moving freely, then there should be no damage to the engine when you spun it with the starter. The cam gear will not jump off timing...
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    "One piece of advise on that; If you attach a...

    "One piece of advise on that; If you attach a hose try and keep it as short and/or as large as possible to prevent negative pressure from reingesting any crud before it makes it out the end."
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    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you too,...

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you too, Sammy. I did give myself a (slightly) used Saito 91S for Christmas. I will test it out in a couple of weeks, weather pemitting.
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    Yeah, as you rotate the crankshaft 720 degrees (2...

    Yeah, as you rotate the crankshaft 720 degrees (2 revolutions) , the intake valve has to open as well as the exhaust valve. If either valve is not opening and closing in a span of 2 revolutions, you...
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    Cougar429, if it is just a sticking valve, could...

    Cougar429, if it is just a sticking valve, could Bill just soak the engine in penetrating oil and manually push the valve stem up/down until it frees up? Might work.
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    Bill, if looking at the engine witht the...

    Bill, if looking at the engine witht the propeller end facing you (carb is facing away), the prop should rotate counter-clockwise. The exhaust valve is on the same side as the exhaust port and...
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    O.F., I think those critters like the glow fuel ...

    O.F., I think those critters like the glow fuel that you have been pouring into the ground. I know that downstream of where I mount my engine test stand sometimes gets infested with grubs. I...
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    Great thing about the thinned epoxy. I ended up...

    Great thing about the thinned epoxy. I ended up having to repair the nose of my Escapade and went ahead and brushed the insides with thinned epoxy. I brushed Balsarite on the outside before...
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    By the way, is this thread also including the...

    By the way, is this thread also including the newer Escapade MX, or is there a separate thread for that?
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    Very clean!!

    Very clean!!
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    The canopy is a plastic over lite-ply assembly. ...

    The canopy is a plastic over lite-ply assembly. It slides on and latches with a magnet.

    I also have run 5 different engines on it and plan on testing a sixth one next summer. I have not tried...
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    Maybe I had been doing it wrong, but the remote...

    Maybe I had been doing it wrong, but the remote glowplug connection I tried in the past kept falling off the glowplug.
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    Yep, that's the Enya you are thinking about. You...

    Yep, that's the Enya you are thinking about. You basically need a remote glowplug connection or a very short glowstarter.
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    Or a Fox throttle arm. But wait, they are both...

    Or a Fox throttle arm. But wait, they are both out of production, oops..
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    Yabut, then you would have trouble accessing the...

    Yabut, then you would have trouble accessing the glowplug for starting. You would have to use a remote glowplug connection.
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    Is your Enya 4-stroke ringed or ABC type? I...

    Is your Enya 4-stroke ringed or ABC type?

    I LOVE my Saitos and OS 4-stroke 70 Surpass II. They can't do wrong. No experience with Enya or YS, yet.
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    Out of desperation, I have hacked up servo arms...

    Out of desperation, I have hacked up servo arms to use as throttle arms, worked fine too.
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    That is impressive. I always try to get my...

    That is impressive. I always try to get my engines to go the opposite way, big props at slower speeds. Even my 2-strokes, like the SK90 that runs like a 4-stroke. Different applications, for sure.
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    Based on my discussions with Konrad, which...

    Based on my discussions with Konrad, which probably don't go far back like with some of you guys, he doesn't rag about all of OS engines, just their nickel plating process. He is very specific about...
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    How mellow does he have to be to meet your...

    How mellow does he have to be to meet your approval?
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    That tub is a little small for that boat, eh??

    That tub is a little small for that boat, eh??
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    I have owned the Escapade 40 for about 6 years...

    I have owned the Escapade 40 for about 6 years now, great plane. I recently have been using it as a flying test platform. I have used 5 engines so far with a sixth one in the works. I have also...
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    Are you crazy!!!! :p Ok, Ok, I'll be respectful...

    Are you crazy!!!!
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    Ok, Ok, I'll be respectful from now on.:D

    I have recently started posting on RCTruth because I have received a lot of help from Konrad in the past and continue to do so. I...
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