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Forum: Glow Engines
Yesterday, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Hobbsy

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1000x750/1966_ford_7_litre_a2e63c714df457c516f4f8b9d71715e2f6cc1bfe.jpg

66 7 Litre...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-19-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 39,023
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Posted By Hobbsy

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1200x900/saito_120_b_w_box_683cda32abd5648a9b73f001f4ad047f539d3dc5.jpg
I was hoping someone here would know, it's a question on the other...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-19-2019, 04:48 AM
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Views: 2,293,349
Posted By Hobbsy

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1200x900/saito_insert_d1d31c8e15d4f724a4285efd258754a5ab4c6944.jpg

Sleeve for possibly reducing the diameter of a Saito 120 carb?...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-19-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 851
Views: 85,460
Posted By Hobbsy

https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=L...

https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXPUD9&P=ML
Forum: Glow Engines
02-18-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 106
Posted By Hobbsy

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/saito_1_50_muffler_0f2a64e14dd985e37762a2e739bf07d99d56c4a8.jpg

Was your muffler like this one or the new Cast version
Forum: Glow Engines
02-16-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By Hobbsy

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/640x480/taipan_plugs_004_small__2b6bec9cba078562f8a9618dae1437c25d11d3a5.jpg...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-15-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 39,023
Views: 2,293,349
Posted By Hobbsy

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/640x480/rod_bearing_flair_002_small__701e96087ed403326330dc11b3e44377f1e9fb54.jpg

Yep goes forward as does the dot on the Saito's.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-15-2019, 04:38 AM
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Views: 2,293,349
Posted By Hobbsy

Thanks Gary, let me play with it a while and...

Thanks Gary, let me play with it a while and think about a plane, I may get back to you on that pipe. That one on the 150 looks very cool.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-14-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39,023
Views: 2,293,349
Posted By Hobbsy

Improper landing, unknown to me. It's in great...

Improper landing, unknown to me. It's in great shape.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-14-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 39,023
Views: 2,293,349
Posted By Hobbsy

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/saito_1_80_from_cc_7dbb0bb2127ac992dd0d4a9bbd70285e701ac963.jpg
Nice set ups, thanks for the pictures.

I received a nice...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-14-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 39,023
Views: 2,293,349
Posted By Hobbsy

66 year biker here, that's 4 years longer than...

66 year biker here, that's 4 years longer than I've been fooling with glow engines, I still have my first glow engine a 1956 McCoy 36. I am just about all Saito now, one OS 56 Alpha left. Of course I...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-14-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 343
Posted By Hobbsy

I don't hold it against a guy when I buy an...

I don't hold it against a guy when I buy an engine that needs bearings, as Tim stated 90% of used engine need them. I'd get far more upset by pliers marks but you'd see them in the images, usually.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-12-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 343
Posted By Hobbsy

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1120x2000/enya_rust_d6e684bb40466fae0f2af6497f2dcb836d4bf5e8.jpg

This is rust.
It's only like that because it's your engine, loved and...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-12-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 39,023
Views: 2,293,349
Posted By Hobbsy

https://www.horizonhobby.com/connecting-rod%3A-g-k...

https://www.horizonhobby.com/connecting-rod%3A-g-k--ee-sai6510d

I have 65's with and without the bushing. The bushing is not needed. It's in stock.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-12-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 39,023
Views: 2,293,349
Posted By Hobbsy

Yes sir, the code for the 65 is G.

Yes sir, the code for the 65 is G.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-12-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 343
Posted By Hobbsy

Synthetic slime is non existent, a figment of...

Synthetic slime is non existent, a figment of your imagination.

My definition of low expectation is called reality.:) Needing bearings is a non issue to me.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-12-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 343
Posted By Hobbsy

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/saito_182_d67bda2d964500d7f1abe392a67393daa2aeb94b.jpg
Not so much rust but castor residue and that's exactly what I expect an...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-11-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By Hobbsy

Glad you nailed it down.

Glad you nailed it down.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-11-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 39,023
Views: 2,293,349
Posted By Hobbsy

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/saito_65_painted_6938df8dbd7057d0575b19ae45b3490d8eb3f2fa.jpg

I did that to an old 65, I kinda regret it though, that red is a...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-11-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 175,944
Posted By Hobbsy

Yes you do and it cleaned up nicely.

Yes you do and it cleaned up nicely.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-11-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 39,023
Views: 2,293,349
Posted By Hobbsy

After pulling the left cylinder I noted that the...

After pulling the left cylinder I noted that the bearings were notchy, new Boca Hard Chrome bearings are on the way. Should I paint the cylinders black? Like my...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-11-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 39,023
Views: 2,293,349
Posted By Hobbsy

So far the 182-T DP has turned out to be great,...

So far the 182-T DP has turned out to be great, the carb barrels were stuck, (castor glued), left cylinder exhaust valve hung on closing but popped closed after a slight delay, it never disengaged...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-11-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 175,944
Posted By Hobbsy

It would be .5 pitch if a 4 mm screw, I no...

It would be .5 pitch if a 4 mm screw, I no longer have that engine nor a carb like it....
Forum: Glow Engines
02-10-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By Hobbsy

WP, I have seen a piece of sticky sided sand...

WP, I have seen a piece of sticky sided sand paper used for that, put the sticky side toward the prop driver, the sandy side against the prop,it works well and no problem to make a new one.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-10-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 39,023
Views: 2,293,349
Posted By Hobbsy

They don't require twice as much knowledge as a...

They don't require twice as much knowledge as a single, maybe 5% more.:)
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