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Forum: Glow Engines
11-10-2018, 07:13 AM
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Posted By jamesroutledge

Sorry to hear about Geri . Our thoughts and...

Sorry to hear about Geri . Our thoughts and prayers are with the two of you Dave.
James in South Africa.
Forum: Kit Building
10-13-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 106,069
Posted By jamesroutledge

Hi Gents. I've always wanted a Tiger, and...

Hi Gents.
I've always wanted a Tiger, and recently found one, also on an estate sale.
Beautifully built, and covered with Solartex or something similar.
I'm going to ditch the screaming 2 stroke...
Forum: Sport Flying
10-12-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 36,377
Posted By jamesroutledge

To me it's not about being cheap. I feel for each...

To me it's not about being cheap. I feel for each one of my engines and planes, rebuilding them is something I'm driven to do.
It's like they are an old friend, and I'm saving their life by...
Forum: Sport Flying
10-11-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 36,377
Posted By jamesroutledge

Unfortunately the engine was a classic Webra...

Unfortunately the engine was a classic Webra Speed 61 with SuperTigre tuned pipe. (My own fault for not using a disposable Chinese junker)
Neither made it through the crash, although the engine...
Forum: Sport Flying
10-10-2017, 03:24 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 36,377
Posted By jamesroutledge

The demise of one of my Sticks at a club pylon...

The demise of one of my Sticks at a club pylon race.
Mine is the red one (seen in my previous posts wearing an RCV 90) which sheds it's wing and exits left.
Was 15 years old with over a thousand...
Forum: Sport Flying
10-10-2017, 02:55 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 36,377
Posted By jamesroutledge

"Hi James, Did you use one or two tanks for the...

"Hi James,
Did you use one or two tanks for the Laser V twin?"
Hi Telemaster
Sorry for the delay, but I used a single tank, with two clunk lines, one to each carb.
Forum: Glow Engines
07-11-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 38,943
Views: 2,291,642
Posted By jamesroutledge

Old Fart, I just had to chime in and compliment...

Old Fart, I just had to chime in and compliment you on your work! Absolutely brilliant.
Forum: Glow Engines
06-21-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 38,943
Views: 2,291,642
Posted By jamesroutledge

Clarence Lee is a legend amongst engine guys. ...

Clarence Lee is a legend amongst engine guys.
He's been around since the 1960's, designing engines for K&B/Veco , writing engine reviews for model magazines etc.
Google him, he's the best guy to...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-25-2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 38,943
Views: 2,291,642
Posted By jamesroutledge

Rowdog I too doubt that you will have harmed...

Rowdog
I too doubt that you will have harmed the engine.
I bought my 200 ti in a P51 too. The previous owner hated it because it kept dropping a cylinder, and causing emergency landings.
It was...
Forum: Sport Flying
03-09-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 36,377
Posted By jamesroutledge

Hey Fellow Stick fans I don't like Stiks much,...

Hey Fellow Stick fans
I don't like Stiks much, as can be seen from my squadron of them.
Unfortunately 3 of them have gone to the big fly in in the sky since the photo was...
02-19-2017, 03:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,076
Posted By jamesroutledge

Perhaps it will be of some help to someone in the...

Perhaps it will be of some help to someone in the future.
Magazine advert for the earlier model with metal carb. RCM July 1978.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2201791
Forum: RC Jets
06-20-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,348
Posted By jamesroutledge

As you guys have replied, I'll start out by...

As you guys have replied, I'll start out by apologizing for the use of the term morons. Spoken in haste.

The remainder of my statement stands. To put things in perspective, the average American...
Forum: RC Jets
06-13-2016, 02:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,348
Posted By jamesroutledge

It's really sad that a thread about an economical...

It's really sad that a thread about an economical trainer, which would allow guys with limited budgets to enter the world of jets has been hijacked by conceited arrogant morons.
Badmouthing this...
Forum: Sport Flying
06-04-2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 36,377
Posted By jamesroutledge

Hey Guys. I'm also Stik mad. I have 7 ,...

Hey Guys.

I'm also Stik mad. I have 7 , ranging from mini electric to 50cc size with a Saito radial.

Here's a video of me having a mid air with my home built 60 Stik in a pylon race.
Was using...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-08-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 38,943
Views: 2,291,642
Posted By jamesroutledge

Hi hsukaria. I use the "power factor" to get...

Hi hsukaria.
I use the "power factor" to get ballpark prop selections.
The power factor is a comparative number calculated by multiplying the diameter squared by the pitch.
ie a 12x6 would have a...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-07-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By jamesroutledge

I'm with Earlwb on this one. I have a 90SP and...

I'm with Earlwb on this one.
I have a 90SP and love it. Not as powerful perhaps as the conventional 91 FS engines, but it turns a 16x14 or 17x12 prop and sounds great....
Forum: Glow Engines
04-06-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By jamesroutledge

Haven't tried mine, but these may help: ...

Haven't tried mine, but these may help:


http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/tachometer-readings-173/4394913-os-60-fsr.html

...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-21-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 38,943
Views: 2,291,642
Posted By jamesroutledge

Looking at BJ's video brought a question to mind....

Looking at BJ's video brought a question to mind. A few years ago a mate bought a 180 single. He put the recommended prop on it, but in wood, not plastic.
We had all manner of tuning issues, with...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-23-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 38,943
Views: 2,291,642
Posted By jamesroutledge

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2057246 Here's how Saito tackle a remote needle on the 100 and 200 Ti.
Forum: Glow Engines
12-16-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 38,943
Views: 2,291,642
Posted By jamesroutledge

If you look at that photo real close you will see...

If you look at that photo real close you will see that they are in fact splayed. This video proves that they are split the same as the cylinders.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XYP1_aCtRk

...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-16-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,771
Posted By jamesroutledge

I know this is an old thread, but for those only...

I know this is an old thread, but for those only seeing it now, here is a link to a video on the Saito 200 ti firing sequence.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XYP1_aCtRk
Forum: Glow Engines
12-15-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 38,943
Views: 2,291,642
Posted By jamesroutledge

I'm about to take delivery of a 100ti. Has...

I'm about to take delivery of a 100ti.
Has anyone seen a review of this engine, I can't seem to find one.
Forum: Glow Engines
12-14-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 38,943
Views: 2,291,642
Posted By jamesroutledge

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2054964My 130 twin in it's new home, a Dragon Lady. Bob the pilot is looking smug. In hindsight the engine is a mite heavy for the...
12-13-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,177
Posted By jamesroutledge

Saito 100 Ti props and readings

About to take delivery of a 100 Ti and wondering what the other users are getting out of this engine.
Prop, make, rpm and static thrust if you have the info please.
Forum: Glow Engines
12-12-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 38,943
Views: 2,291,642
Posted By jamesroutledge

In addition to the other guys muffler advice, I...

In addition to the other guys muffler advice, I then run the engine up to temperature, stop it, and immediately retighten the muffler nuts whilst it's hot.

Never had one come loose.
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