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Forum: Glow Engines
Today, 02:22 AM
Replies: 46,773
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Posted By Hobbsy

I favor the velocity stacks and lose the chokes...

I favor the velocity stacks and lose the chokes as soon as I get an engine, but that's me. You can also have the choke and a factory 50 sized velocity stack also.
Forum: Glow Engines
Yesterday, 04:04 PM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

My niece earned herself two Master degrees by the...

My niece earned herself two Master degrees by the time she was 26, one in business and the other in nursing. Her kid is only 10 and on his way to being genius also. It's 90 and super humid here, I'm...
Forum: Glow Engines
Yesterday, 08:19 AM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

I don't actually hate it, it just isn't...

I don't actually hate it, it just isn't necessary, I've even ran it in a Fox 25 with a steel or mehanite piston, there again, no issues.
Forum: Glow Engines
Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

I occupied a little of my time today running an...

I occupied a little of my time today running an OS LA 25, I am fixing up an old LT 25 for my brothers grandsons, the OS LA 25 will fly it quite well
OS LA 25 blue
Prop =====Xoar 10 x 5
Plug=====OS...
Forum: Glow Engines
Yesterday, 03:07 AM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

Sorry Jim, I didn't intend for that to exactly be...

Sorry Jim, I didn't intend for that to exactly be a sales pitch, although I would part with, maybe one each of the 50 and 56.
Forum: Glow Engines
07-03-2020, 03:44 AM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

It certainly has good looks, Jim, how is...

It certainly has good looks,

Jim, how is your Saito supply? I have too many 50's and 56's.
Forum: Glow Engines
07-02-2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

He drove stock cars on dirt for many years and...

He drove stock cars on dirt for many years and was very good at it., He's a smooth operator. He used a Rolls Royce trick and always set the throttle up to have a long travel at the pedal, it made the...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-01-2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 23,584
Posted By Hobbsy

About 200 rpm, the Saito pump system was a Mickey...

About 200 rpm, the Saito pump system was a Mickey Mouse setup in my opinion and after years of being cautioned to never restrict the vent, you're supposed to restrict the vent to pressurize the tank....
Forum: Glow Engines
07-01-2020, 02:51 AM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

Yes Jim, I did think good Saito thoughts, my...

Yes Jim, I did think good Saito thoughts, my cousin in East Liverpool, Ohio has a few Saitos, I may end up with them, he's busy restoring a 1948 Ford and hasn't done any RC for 10 years.

The Cobra...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-01-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

No worries Lonnie, I pretty much leave the YS...

No worries Lonnie, I pretty much leave the YS thing alone, unless it's drawn to my attention.
Forum: Glow Engines
06-30-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

My brother's Cobra, 15 years building, it's...

My brother's Cobra, 15 years building, it's gorgeous, the painter finished the inside of the trunk and hood as beautifully as the outside. He made the walnut dash himself and every instrument works....
Forum: Glow Engines
06-30-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

Now Lonnie, who's stretching the blanket, very...

Now Lonnie, who's stretching the blanket, very few of those guys were dumb enough to run castor. I Moderate that Forum so I know. I have to watch it closely for bad advice/outright lies and there is...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-30-2020, 03:03 AM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

Strange that you had so many problems with your...

Strange that you had so many problems with your YS engines. Makes me wonder what was going on. (QUOTE)

A few months ago I suggested that Gary go and read the YS Engine Mfr. Support Forum here and...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-30-2020, 02:57 AM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

The 2-s use regular two stroke crankcase trapped...

The 2-s use regular two stroke crankcase trapped by a check valve to pressurize the thank, the four strokes use a rotary valve to trap approximately two intake strokes worth of fuel and air in the...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-29-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

I had four FZ's and all were gas ported, they...

I had four FZ's and all were gas ported, they just weren't reliable. I used 20/20 fuel, OS-f or YS plugs nothing worked for very long, then they would go rich and flood the carb with fuel when you'd...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-24-2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

Thanks Lon, It can't be set up for metric...

Thanks Lon, It can't be set up for metric threads, it has nine different gear sets for US threads. I have three of those 50's, one GK one plain and one Black Knight. Oh, black with Chrome rocker...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-23-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

I installed one of Gary's handy works on my best...

I installed one of Gary's handy works on my best looking Saito 50 GK, and began to make one of my own for some others. I lack an M-5 die, but will have one Friday.
...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-23-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

https://www.hobbyplastic.co.uk/index.php?main_page...

https://www.hobbyplastic.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=88_95_136_193_379&products_id=2848

Here it is at MacGregors, same as the 65.
Forum: Glow Engines
06-22-2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Hobbsy

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/400x400/osmg5345_c71e68893ce066a49a9e2502f9ec7ac66d46fabf.jpg
The OS FX 160 liner appears to be all steel:...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-21-2020, 02:15 AM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

That's definitely catchy and would be cool except...

That's definitely catchy and would be cool except where a tomato is a mater and a potato is a tater.:)
Forum: Glow Engines
06-20-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x971/saito_hs_needles_e9e952f9ea48e734494a22db837dbb58dad65b7c.jpg
High Speed needles, Saito 90-T and 100-T, Saito 50 through 115, Saito...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-18-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 107,186
Posted By Hobbsy

Each of the four arrived when the Tracking number...

Each of the four arrived when the Tracking number said, three days except the one that went to California. I figured that was pretty good.
Forum: Glow Engines
06-18-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 107,186
Posted By Hobbsy

I just sold four engines in the RCU Market Place,...

I just sold four engines in the RCU Market Place, it requires no more effort than making a post here. And making an offer is exactly the same as making a post here, or a PM if you prefer. It's free...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-16-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 46,773
Views: 2,617,723
Posted By Hobbsy

Very nice, I guess I'm into the arts, I'm an...

Very nice, I guess I'm into the arts, I'm an opera nut.
Forum: Glow Engines
06-16-2020, 03:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By Hobbsy

This is a brand new un-run MERCO 40, the muffler...

This is a brand new un-run MERCO 40, the muffler bolts are m-3 x .5 x 25 mm. According to the Micro Mark Screw Chek'r.
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