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  1. Thread: K 700 BB

    by fiery
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    Beast is sorted and now has a home. Running...

    Beast is sorted and now has a home. Running manners are impeccable. Who would have guessed.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byLo7O776jI

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxCq5wAus0Q
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    Sticky: Miss America 84"

    Miss America. K700 7 cc engine.

    Plenty of thrust with a 13 x 6 JXF composite prop. Most flying is at idle speed.
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    The gasket set for an OS FP .40 will suit. ...

    The gasket set for an OS FP .40 will suit.

    Larrybtoys on *Bay sells replacement gaskets for many OS engines. Send him a message to see if he has any to suit yours.
    ...
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    Mine used to run hot and tend to go over on a 12...

    Mine used to run hot and tend to go over on a 12 x 6 prop when flying my Custom Cruiser. It was not exactly smooth either with that prop, or the 11 x 8 I used to use before the 12 x 6.

    Thanks for...
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    That said, the little MVVS 1.5 cc looks to be...

    That said, the little MVVS 1.5 cc looks to be running really well! Well done.
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    Agreed Greg. I also have concerns when using a...

    Agreed Greg.

    I also have concerns when using a light weight 'work-mate' type stand for bench running. Not really an issue with an .09; but if running something like a Taplin Twin flat-chat on a 13...
  7. Thread: Club Mills!

    by fiery
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    I agree. I like the look (which is closer to the...

    I agree. I like the look (which is closer to the English Mills di-chromate finish magnesium alloy) more than the 'shiny' case Doonside red head I have.
  8. Thread: Club Mills!

    by fiery
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    In reply to Chris M. (post no. 361 on this...

    In reply to Chris M. (post no. 361 on this thread)

    Here is a dark case Doonside Mills Mk II currently for sale on Aussie *bay. Seller is well known and it appears pristine.
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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...
  10. 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...
  19. 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
  22. 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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