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  1. Thread: MK 12b

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    MK 12b

    This one was a pleasant surprise. Good power and working parts 'fits' for a 'consumer' grade Russian engine.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rzu0wBTTPMY&list=UUTeBy3s1WCHC8Gs5NaDm-zA
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DB2I4X1m_yk

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DB2I4X1m_yk
  3. Thread: Club PAW

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    I have access to an ENYA .09 R/C carb and will...

    I have access to an ENYA .09 R/C carb and will try it. Thanks for the advice.
  4. Thread: Club PAW

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    The rotor barrel is a 'free' fit in the body....

    The rotor barrel is a 'free' fit in the body. Without a coil spring to maintain barrel alignment there is also significant considerable side-to-side play.
  5. Thread: Club PAW

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    Recycled, I am pretty sure that is how the .09...

    Recycled, I am pretty sure that is how the .09 came (presumably un-fiddled with) from the works.

    I thought "that's odd" and then rotated the spray bar to both holes "out of sight" at WOT.

    When...
  6. Thread: Club Laser?

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    I just want to place on record my satisfaction...

    I just want to place on record my satisfaction with spares service I recently received from Jon. I contacted him for a part for a long discontinued model (the Laser 75 diesel). He arranged a...
  7. Thread: Club PAW

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    I was given this .09 Mk 1 BR R/C A/C to run in...

    I was given this .09 Mk 1 BR R/C A/C to run in for a friend and I have a question concerning the spray bar jet orientation.

    Do the same rules apply for the R/C carb as for the standard venturi? In...
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    Nice find. Once it is back together a running...

    Nice find. Once it is back together a running report would be welcome!
  9. Thread: Club Enya

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    There is no ENYA, big or small, not worth...

    There is no ENYA, big or small, not worth restoring.

    Recently I was lucky enough to have a friend inherit a tea chest full of ENYA spares.

    Another friend had a sad little .09-IV in need of some...
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    When the powers that be effectively shut down...

    When the powers that be effectively shut down recreational R/C flight, C/L will make a resurgence.
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    http://www.rcmodelcentre.co.uk/Cylinder-Head-Plain...

    http://www.rcmodelcentre.co.uk/Cylinder-Head-Plain-Irvine-36-X-IRV36-1020A/prod_10272.html
  12. Thread: Fuel Blend

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    Fuel composition sounds fine. Correct setting...

    Fuel composition sounds fine.

    Correct setting for any modern (non fixed compression) diesel requires adjustment of fuel-air mix (needle valve) and compression. Without checking your needle setting...
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    Great to hear that! Anything that takes young...

    Great to hear that! Anything that takes young ones away from the PS3 or Xbox, and into a real hobby, is commendable. If he likes live steam he'll love diesel model engines.
  14. Thread: Big P.A.W.

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    Big PAW

    Silencer: Contact the US distributor Eric Clutton, aka "Dr. Diesel". He should be able to advise.

    Propeller bolt: It is non original. The prop bolt should come off be using the correct size...
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    I received a little Silver Swallow 1.47 "gold...

    I received a little Silver Swallow 1.47 "gold head" NIB with a couple of more highly thought of engines.

    Feels pretty good. I can't get the back plate off with the supplied spanner. I will soak it...
  16. Thread: Big P.A.W.

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    I see what you mean by 'elongation'. A textbook...

    I see what you mean by 'elongation'. A textbook case of the good old 'lets wiggle the hand drill back and forth' to make the holes in the lugs fit the engine mount holes, rather than the other way...
  17. Thread: Big P.A.W.

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    The prop washer, spinner, prop mounting bolt and...

    The prop washer, spinner, prop mounting bolt and exhaust collector all look non-original.

    There was a .60 Mk 1 which was larger and heavier than the current Mk 2.
  18. Thread: Club Mills!

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    Redfin Kompish 0,5 c.c. TBR

    Here is the Kompish. Beautifully fitted, and surprisingly powerful. Very nice in all respects.

    It has an interesting 'tabby cat' mottled charcoal finish on the case exterior, presumably to mimic...
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    Great contribution Chris. I hope you don't mind...

    Great contribution Chris. I hope you don't mind me saying that you are a mine of information on the unusual and rare in the model diesel world! Must catch up next time I am over there. Which is...
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    Red Heads

    Red Heads are best :cool:
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    It may be a candidate for the "heat bombing"...

    It may be a candidate for the "heat bombing" piston expansion process? Why not pull out the piston, crank up your oven to its max (when your wife/partner is out) and heat soak it a while, then let...
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    The original "Yin Yan" and early Silver Swallow...

    The original "Yin Yan" and early Silver Swallow engines were made in Shanghai by the "Teh Ming Sporting Goods" Company.

    Here is my purple jacket Silver Swallow 1.47 c.c. Or is it a1.49 c.c.? The...
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    For my sins I am about to acquire another 1.47....

    For my sins I am about to acquire another 1.47. Not sure if it is a CS or Silver Swallow. It is coming with a couple of red case UK build Irvine's with DDD heads as a 'free' sweetener. Or probably...
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    Cavalry is on its way. Posted last Monday. Should...

    Cavalry is on its way. Posted last Monday. Should arrive your end by Friday. Not sure if included the spanner for cylinder removal. If it is not there let me know and I'll send it on.

    I had a...
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    I still have two. Cooling jackets are dark blue...

    I still have two. Cooling jackets are dark blue and "violet purple" anodise. The anodising is very good. Even, deep colour, and blotch free.

    Neither engine is serviceable. Each developed a soft...
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