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07-17-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 141,135
Posted By AndyW

I used a YS ( Chinese) tuned pipe with no change...

I used a YS ( Chinese) tuned pipe with no change to the engine and got an extra 2K over the stokc, muffled engine. When it came on the pipe, the sound was AWWSOME.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-03-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

How about adding a little acetone?...

How about adding a little acetone? C:\Users\Andy\Desktop\New folder (2)\Acetone In Fuel Said to Increase Mileage.mht








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Forum: Glow Engines
02-03-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

That business about over priming causing the ...

That business about over priming causing the piston to freeze against the aluminum oxide face of the cylinder is REAL. Running rich is POISON to this kind of engine. Not good for any ABC/ABN...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-03-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

I agree and also warnings not to over prime.

I agree and also warnings not to over prime.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-03-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

Sorry, spent an hour in the shop looking. I may...

Sorry, spent an hour in the shop looking. I may have saved it to file. That's a bigger rat's nest than the shop:confused: dang it. Not to worry, I really need it myself.WILL find it.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-02-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

Yes, certainly. I think it was from a popular...

Yes, certainly. I think it was from a popular clone, GMS? It was decently priced and well made with bushings both ends. Will do that today,, the eye is coming around nicely.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-01-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

Well, I DO have that Norvel .15 with the variable...

Well, I DO have that Norvel .15 with the variable compression head and I did plan to run gas on it using Enya's special oil. Their big gasser doesn't use bearings on the rod. The reason why we need...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-01-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

All this talk aboot gas, :*) has got me curious. ...

All this talk aboot gas, :*) has got me curious.

Post cataract surgery, I'm supposed to do nothing for two weeks more physically demanding than doing the dishes . SO, I'm going to review this...
Forum: RC Jets
01-31-2017, 03:18 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 71,474
Posted By AndyW

Rumours happen when the source goes silent. What...

Rumours happen when the source goes silent. What would you expect?
01-31-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,833
Posted By AndyW

Thanks. I tried the link but RCU says "no...

Thanks. I tried the link but RCU says "no matches" ??? A few weeks ago, I used the email address I had for him but got no replies. Hope he's OK.
01-30-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,833
Posted By AndyW

Yeah, where are you man. I hear that things are...

Yeah, where are you man. I hear that things are getting pretty hairy in the South China Sea. Did you move?
Forum: Glow Engines
01-30-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

Yes, thanks for reminding me to alert anyone...

Yes, thanks for reminding me to alert anyone using MEK for any purpose, that one drop in the eye can cause instant blindness. When used in fuel, it's never a good idea to get fuel of ANY type in your...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-29-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

Every country in the world that's under the...

Every country in the world that's under the thumb of the IMF's cabal of central banking should go to Iceland and learn from their example. Or just see the Sony documentary. As far as Canada, we...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-29-2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

That's the beauty of Norvel. They easily lend to...

That's the beauty of Norvel. They easily lend to some neat experiments. Try this.

Make up a disk of 1/8" aluminum that replaces the glow button. Add 4 extra copper gaskets. Make up some diesel...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-27-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

No, I haven't tinkered with the gas version....

No, I haven't tinkered with the gas version. While I love Norvels for their uniqueness and their capacity to be extensively modified, if my interest was to have a reliable and easy to run engine,...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-27-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

Excluding ringed engines, those that have the ...

Excluding ringed engines, those that have the piston ride directly against the liner use a hard/soft principle. One component, the ring OR liner must be harder than the other. The old, all ferrous...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-27-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

Reaching out to all Firefox users. I've used FF...

Reaching out to all Firefox users. I've used FF for a few years and have been happy with it until about 6 months ago. Not meaning to hijack this thread but it took me an hour to get off the first...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-27-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

Thanks for that tip, in fact, the Norvel .25 carb...

Thanks for that tip, in fact, the Norvel .25 carb is a drop in replacement. Lots to do come spring.
Forum: Glow Engines
01-27-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

I've run all the Norvels on diesel and have not...

I've run all the Norvels on diesel and have not had more than one break a pin. Diesels require much more compression than glow but perhaps not as much as gasoline. I'll look for that list of rod...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-27-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

I may be someone who has worked with Norvel...

I may be someone who has worked with Norvel engines more than anyone, concerning running them with exotic fuels, notably diesel, biodiesel and all manner of oils. The Norvel lends itself to do this...
09-07-2016, 02:32 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,942
Posted By AndyW

A diesel sounds like a good engine for this...

A diesel sounds like a good engine for this airplane. Lots of torque swinging big lumber.
Forum: Glow Engines
09-09-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

As soon as I get a good, charcoal mask, I'm going...

As soon as I get a good, charcoal mask, I'm going to try and resume some testing. The head was made some 6 years ago and I had planned to use it for glow and diesel work. But then, stuff happened and...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-08-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 138,408
Posted By AndyW

Octane is generally misunderstood, sometimes....

Octane is generally misunderstood, sometimes. Octane levels refers to an engine that WILL NOT ignite its charge under compression alone. With spark ignition, this is what you want. You don't want the...
06-23-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,038
Posted By AndyW

Dave, I'll find out soon enough but is that...

Dave,

I'll find out soon enough but is that .10 ferrous, or is it more modern metallurgy? I had an OS .10 that was ABN, as I recall, and that was SO long ago, I didn't have an electric starter. I...
06-23-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,038
Posted By AndyW

Fair enough and the previous post lays out the...

Fair enough and the previous post lays out the plan for these four engines.

About steel wool. I had that happen too, years ago, but I caught it in time before I fried the engine. Never used steel...
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