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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
  3. 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...
  6. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. Thread: HB .61 muffler

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    The bolt pattern, IIRC is the same as the K&B...

    The bolt pattern, IIRC is the same as the K&B .61...so that should open up a few more options for ya...?
  12. Agreed...just put a new piston, ring, and...

    Agreed...just put a new piston, ring, and bearings in it and she'll be good to go again...much cheaper than buying a new engine.
    You might want to include new wrist pin retainer clips on your list...
  13. If it were my engine, I'd try polishing the crank...

    If it were my engine, I'd try polishing the crank first...before thinking about buying a new one...

    Try some wet / dry sandpaper...the black stuff typically used for auto body and paint work. 1000...
  14. Check out this place......

    Check out this place...
    http://www.cotronics.com/vo/cotr/
    They should have something that would work...check out their line of adhesives...

    You might ask them if they have a sample kit available?
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    A 10x6 is a good break-in prop...an 11x6 or the...

    A 10x6 is a good break-in prop...an 11x6 or the APC 12x4 Sport prop are good choices depending on what type of airframe the engine is installed in.

    A 12x6 or 7 is too much prop load on a .46 IMO...
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    Generally speaking, a warmer plug will have a...

    Generally speaking, a warmer plug will have a larger fillament cavity, and the coil's wire will be smaller gauge wire...a cold plug, will, quite often have a small hole/fillament cavity and a larger...
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    Raj...have a look here... http://coxengines.ca/...

    Raj...have a look here...
    http://coxengines.ca/

    Bernie and Xena run the place and are, or were, IIRC site sponsors? They should have anything you might need?




    There is also a forum...
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    I would suggest checking all the...

    I would suggest checking all the screws...sometimes if the head or backplate screws aren't quite tight enough, "strange" things can happen...

    Also...the carb pinch / retainer bolt...maybe loosen...
  19. The remainder of the antenna wire? I was...

    The remainder of the antenna wire?
    I was thinking the other way 'round, but since there is no Rx. in the plane...(give it a little pull...maybe it'll slide right out?)
  20. If the receiver is 72MHZ it might be the antenna?...

    If the receiver is 72MHZ it might be the antenna? Is the old rx. in the plane?

    A friend used to swap receivers between planes, and would run the antenna(s) down long tubes in the fuselage...and...
  21. Thanks for the Sleek Streek pic MJD! Kinda funny,...

    Thanks for the Sleek Streek pic MJD! Kinda funny, because as I was reading down through the posts on pg. 3, I was remembering all the fun I had with my Skeeters, and Sleek Streeks...and then up pops...
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    I'm just guessing, but I think the stack-up of...

    I'm just guessing, but I think the stack-up of tolerences might have something to do with why some engines are lubricated just fine...no problems...but if the stack-up of tolerences ends up on the...
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    If you can find an appropriate sized pusher prop,...

    If you can find an appropriate sized pusher prop, you'll be all set...perhaps?
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    Jeff...I think all of the K&B Outboards could be...

    Jeff...I think all of the K&B Outboards could be called "reverse" rotation compared to what we typically use for airplane duty...I know the 7.5's are...and the way they set up the drive system, and...
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    Years ago, I happened to mention that I had...

    Years ago, I happened to mention that I had aquired an older High Compression Saito 80GK...(an old flying buddy gave it to me because it had a broken valve spring, and bad bearings)
    Bill Robison...
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