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Forum: Glow Engines
09-20-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By jeffie8696

Yea what he said. I would avoid VX engines. SH...

Yea what he said. I would avoid VX engines. SH engines are good quality. Traxxas are a solid "good" if, you get a good one and its not a 3.3, (but if your 3.3 breaks in well it should be ok properly...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-20-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By jeffie8696

As I always suggest , I take a handful of props...

As I always suggest , I take a handful of props in the appropriate range and test fly them to see which one flys the plane the best. I think you should mount the 12X10 and get a tach reading to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-18-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 67,271
Posted By jeffie8696

It is so old moldy and beat up I just call it...

It is so old moldy and beat up I just call it Krusty.
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-17-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 67,271
Posted By jeffie8696

Can anyone identify this one for me, appears to...

Can anyone identify this one for me, appears to be 25 size. It has the classic EZ construction and maybe looks like an Sbach?
Forum: Glow Engines
08-26-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 37,127
Views: 2,213,149
Posted By jeffie8696

The bearing shown is the original factory bearing

The bearing shown is the original factory bearing
Forum: Glow Engines
08-26-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 37,127
Views: 2,213,149
Posted By jeffie8696

Its not a cleanliness issue as you can see. The...

Its not a cleanliness issue as you can see. The bearing is a tight fit where it is shown now.
Forum: Glow Engines
08-25-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 37,127
Views: 2,213,149
Posted By jeffie8696

My issue is that its a tight fit even back where...

My issue is that its a tight fit even back where the backplate is and there is a several thousandths step where the bearing sits
Forum: Glow Engines
08-25-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 37,127
Views: 2,213,149
Posted By jeffie8696

Saito 62 rear bearing troubles

Anyone have trouble replacing the rear bearing in their Saito 62? Mine is more than a press fit.
Forum: Glow Engines
08-03-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By jeffie8696

I have had the same problem with a few engines,...

I have had the same problem with a few engines, very tight at the wrist pin and hard to get the rod off the crank. I have an older Irvine 72 that I have never been able to get reliable which in my...
Forum: Kit Building
08-03-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3,342
Views: 140,605
Posted By jeffie8696

I have been flying my 4Star60 ARF lately with an...

I have been flying my 4Star60 ARF lately with an Enya 60X, its a good match but an unusual engine, it is a modern Schnerule ball bearing engine with an air bleed carb. Its super reliable and makes...
07-31-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By jeffie8696

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07-31-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By jeffie8696

OS RG engine information

Just putting out a feeler to see if I should list my used OS RG NPS engine for sale. I know a little about the engine itself , after all its an OS. However I am not sure how much to ask for it. Its...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-25-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,831
Views: 267,259
Posted By jeffie8696

It has been a while but I am sure it was set to...

It has been a while but I am sure it was set to factory spec. That plane died in a tragic air combat event during the air show. :o
Forum: Kit Building
07-25-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,342
Views: 140,605
Posted By jeffie8696

I can relate Julian. I became involved with SIG a...

I can relate Julian. I became involved with SIG a few years ago fixing carbs for Bob. I even got to represent them during an open house in Indiana once. I don't get there as often as I would like any...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-25-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,831
Views: 267,259
Posted By jeffie8696

I flew my Escapade with at least five different...

I flew my Escapade with at least five different engines including a 52 four stroke and I never experienced any nose over tendency. Its a very forgiving plane.
Forum: Glow Engines
07-22-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By jeffie8696

Love mine

Love mine
Forum: Glow Engines
07-22-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,130
Posted By jeffie8696

brucercengines.com often has small glow engines ,...

brucercengines.com often has small glow engines , if you don't see it on his site give him a call he has hundreds of engines and not all are listed. He is my buddy.
07-22-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 52,602
Posted By jeffie8696

Where you at ButlerN?

Where you at ButlerN?
Forum: Glow Engines
07-21-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By jeffie8696

One of the best two stroke glow engines ever...

One of the best two stroke glow engines ever produced
Forum: Glow Engines
04-17-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,981
Posted By jeffie8696

I searched a long time to find mine

I searched a long time to find mine
Forum: Glow Engines
04-17-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,981
Posted By jeffie8696

Hope they do, my YS45 two stroke is amazing, I am...

Hope they do, my YS45 two stroke is amazing, I am lucky to own it.
Forum: Glow Engines
04-17-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,013
Posted By jeffie8696

I think a lot of us have had similar experiences...

I think a lot of us have had similar experiences over the years. It explains the shock of losing our best source of rings. My OS46SF went from almost no compression to an ABC level with a Bowman ring.
Forum: Glow Engines
04-16-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,013
Posted By jeffie8696

Having someone to give and get information is a...

Having someone to give and get information is a huge plus
Forum: Glow Engines
04-15-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,013
Posted By jeffie8696

Yay, now we can get rings again. I have several...

Yay, now we can get rings again. I have several of them installed and those engines are the most reliable ones in my collection.
Forum: Glow Engines
04-13-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,981
Posted By jeffie8696

ASP is also Sanye and Magnum for the most part ,...

ASP is also Sanye and Magnum for the most part , they made engines for others to put their own brand name on. OS made in Japan until just recently didnt make them for anyone else as far as I know....
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