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Old 04-11-2020, 03:23 PM
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I love model mail!

I got it today, lotsa goodies, we have company so I'll dig into it more seriously on Monday or Tuesday.
Old 04-12-2020, 05:54 AM
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Thanks Mike, choke clips received in fine shape, 7 of them. Now to make some velocity stacks for you. I think for a 125 and 100, maybe.

Birthday present not quite here yet.
maybe a couple 91s and a couple 100s. Would be fine.
I have a couple more clips if you would like them.
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Mail to Glowgeek must be slow. Either that or ????
Old 04-12-2020, 10:06 AM
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Yes, slow. Should be ready for pick up at the local PO tomorrow. They won't deliver to my house, something about my driveway being rutted. Sissies!
Old 04-12-2020, 01:02 PM
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Y'all heard the expression hanging by a thread? I was in my garage yesterday, cutting up wood for a workbench I am building and my mom came home and opened up her side. SCREECH, what the heck was that. I noticed when the door was closed that it is on an angle now, so the screech was the roller brackets rubbing on the track. On closer inspection I found the cable on the low side is all frayed, and is supporting the door with two strands only. New parts on order.
Old 04-12-2020, 02:45 PM
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Originally Posted by acdii View Post
Y'all heard the expression hanging by a thread? I was in my garage yesterday, cutting up wood for a workbench I am building and my mom came home and opened up her side. SCREECH, what the heck was that. I noticed when the door was closed that it is on an angle now, so the screech was the roller brackets rubbing on the track. On closer inspection I found the cable on the low side is all frayed, and is supporting the door with two strands only. New parts on order.
2 strands is a close call!

I had a all wood 2 car door that swung up to open, come down on me. The hinge mechanism failed on the side I was lifting from. Man I tell you that bloody hurt. other than being sore for a few days no harm done.

Then I bought an aluminum replacement door, roll up type. We (X and I) installed it ourselves. Had it nearly done, I was on a ladder working on one side and she on the floor on the other side. The door was down, so springs pulled tight. She was turning a spring bracket bolt the wrong way (out!) and I did not see it. The bracket tore loose and hit her in the head. Knocked her flat on her back, but she retained consciousness. I took her into E.R. They did a car scan and then the Dr. started to sew her forehead up, when the power went out. The emergency power came on then went out also. I ended up holding a flashlight for the Dr. while he sewed her. A rather interesting experience. Would never care to even remotely repeat it.

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Old 04-12-2020, 05:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Jesse Open View Post
Mail to Glowgeek must be slow. Either that or ????
LOL or what ? his dog bites ? I heard mail deliverers don't like dogs

Jim

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Old 04-12-2020, 06:05 PM
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Originally Posted by flyingagin View Post
2 strands is a close call!

I had a all wood 2 car door that swung up to open, come down on me. The hinge mechanism failed on the side I was lifting from. Man I tell you that bloody hurt. other than being sore for a few days no harm done.

Then I bought an aluminum replacement door, roll up type. We (X and I) installed it ourselves. Had it nearly done, I was on a ladder working on one side and she on the floor on the other side. The door was down, so springs pulled tight. She was turning a spring bracket bolt the wrong way (out!) and I did not see it. The bracket tore loose and hit her in the head. Knocked her flat on her back, but she retained consciousness. I took her into E.R. They did a car scan and then the Dr. started to sew her forehead up, when the power went out. The emergency power came on then went out also. I ended up holding a flashlight for the Dr. while he sewed her. A rather interesting experience. Would never care to even remotely repeat it.
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boy that some story

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Old 04-13-2020, 04:13 AM
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LOL or what ? his dog bites ? I heard mail deliverers don't like dogs

Jim
A few years ago I bought a Moto Guzzi flywheel and clutch assembly at a swap meet . Since I was riding a heavily packed motorcycle several handled miles from home the seller offered to ship it for me. I gave him $60 which was about twice the actual cost. Hoping he would have plenty of cash to pack it well.

He slipped the whole thing into a Flat Rate, thin cardboard sleeve.type envelope ($5.95).


That was all I got, the envelope ripped open, the $300 clutch and flywheel disappeared. I got the remnants of the envelope.
Old 04-13-2020, 04:22 AM
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Same thing happened to me with a Polaris rear axle from ebay, it shot right out the end of the box. Fedex delivered the empty box on time, no problem.
Old 04-13-2020, 05:29 AM
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Many thanks Gary, good reading material, I got my old Fire Hose Nozzle muffler for the 150 back. Apparently the Slim Line was designed for a YS, I made a different bracket for the bottom, now it fits a 125 Saito. More fun to be had. I need to figure out what the fat muffler is for.



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Old 04-13-2020, 06:40 AM
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Nice goodies. Say, what size threading are those 75 exhaust adaptors?
Old 04-13-2020, 01:17 PM
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Gary, I received the 125 today. Nice looking engine! Thanks.

Do you have any history on it? Type of fuel used?

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Originally Posted by Jesse Open View Post
A few years ago I bought a Moto Guzzi flywheel and clutch assembly at a swap meet . Since I was riding a heavily packed motorcycle several handled miles from home the seller offered to ship it for me. I gave him $60 which was about twice the actual cost. Hoping he would have plenty of cash to pack it well.

He slipped the whole thing into a Flat Rate, thin cardboard sleeve.type envelope ($5.95).


That was all I got, the envelope ripped open, the $300 clutch and flywheel disappeared. I got the remnants of the envelope.

ouch !! that hurt

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Originally Posted by Glowgeek View Post
Gary, I received the 125 today. Nice looking engine! Thanks.

Do you have any history on it? Type of fuel used?
we wont tell Pete.

Jim
Old 04-13-2020, 06:25 PM
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I bought a 115 to upgrade a P51 from a 100, Pete should be happy, it ended up making me very happy. I bought the 125 specifically for performance testing against the 115. We'll see.
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I think the 115 has the same Carb as the 100 LOL
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Originally Posted by the Wasp View Post
we wont tell Pete.

Jim
No history, no record of fuel used. Just bolted it on the stand and ran it. That muffler tail is about 3 hours worth of machining. If you don't like it I can trade it for a stock muffler. I also tossed in the metal mount.


Old 04-14-2020, 02:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Jesse Open View Post
No history, no record of fuel used. Just bolted it on the stand and ran it. That muffler tail is about 3 hours worth of machining. If you don't like it I can trade it for a stock muffler. I also tossed in the metal mount.
Yeah sure, you can have it back, when you pry it from my cold dead hands!
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I think the 115 has the same Carb as the 100 LOL
Yes it does, but apparently that's not a problem. The 115 has the same valves as the 125.
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Originally Posted by Glowgeek View Post
Nice goodies. Say, what size threading are those 75 exhaust adapters?
I can certainly check that out. And I'm willing to share by passing on the kindness.
Old 04-14-2020, 05:45 AM
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Originally Posted by the Wasp View Post
we wont tell Pete.

Jim
Too late! Pete lurkers without benefit of login on, the Mods have been unsuccessful in getting him back on. His theory it is by design do to his unique Aussie opinions. Knowing you guys are just waiting with baited breath, why you wanted to eat bait I don't know but what the heck, here is te quote from Pete:

"pps i read where lonnie (glowgeek) has pulled the fa100 out and fitted an fa115 in his mustang, he's a clever cookie. Will wait with interest to see what he thinks when comparing the fa115 and that lazy slug of an fa125 i wish he had brand new engines because i would like to see how many gallons you have to run through an fa125 before it finally decides to giddyup a bit !! the fa115 was pulling peak rpm after four tank fulls cheers pete"

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Originally Posted by Hobbsy View Post
I can certainly check that out. And I'm willing to share by passing on the kindness.

They are 45 degree. Made for the 120 > 180 big block.

I do have a brand new 125 carb. A spare from the FG-20 conversion to methanol..

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They are 45 degree. Made for the 120 > 180 big block.
Rat Farts!
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Originally Posted by FlyerInOKC View Post
Too late! Pete lurkers without benefit of login on, the Mods have been unsuccessful in getting him back on. His theory it is by design do to his unique Aussie opinions. Knowing you guys are just waiting with baited breath, why you wanted to eat bait I don't know but what the heck, here is te quote from Pete:

"pps i read where lonnie (glowgeek) has pulled the fa100 out and fitted an fa115 in his mustang, he's a clever cookie. Will wait with interest to see what he thinks when comparing the fa115 and that lazy slug of an fa125 i wish he had brand new engines because i would like to see how many gallons you have to run through an fa125 before it finally decides to giddyup a bit !! the fa115 was pulling peak rpm after four tank fulls cheers pete"

Mike
Thanks for forwarding this Mike, good stuff!

Pete, as you know, the arguments for and against the 115 and 125 are plentiful. Just thought I'd find out for myself how a well run in 115 and 125 compare for real. Both will have been thoroughly cleaned, de-carboned and new bearings, cams and tappets installed just to keep things on the up and up. Both will be run on the same day with the same props, glow plug and fuel. I'll try and make sure I hold my head the same position during testing too.

I don't expect to see much difference on the top end swinging smaller props but the 125 should do much better swinging bigger lumber.

Stay safe my friend, things are getting weird here.

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