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Forum: Glow Engines
12-29-2020, 03:33 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Thankyou, maybe that needs a qualifier, here at...

Thankyou, maybe that needs a qualifier, here at Saito U some of us might deserve a, (most of the time) on the end.:D
He's shipping it this AM, I hope his cam is OK.
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Forum: Glow Engines
12-28-2020, 05:52 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

I am going to get to operate on another Saito...

I am going to get to operate on another Saito 60-T, I'm looking forward to it. I have some spares.:)
Forum: Glow Engines
12-28-2020, 03:33 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

With the newer cylinder. ...

With the newer cylinder.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/800x600/saito_125_old_and_new_4ce334ed8097ba2d6fc00fd82c5fe35aeca96b59.jpg
Forum: Glow Engines
12-28-2020, 03:29 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

I'm just being facetious and having a little word...

I'm just being facetious and having a little word fun.
Forum: Glow Engines
12-27-2020, 04:43 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Gotcha and thanks. It's a pump that's not a pump,...

Gotcha and thanks. It's a pump that's not a pump, I guess it's almost a pump.:)
Forum: Glow Engines
12-27-2020, 03:57 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Glad to see y'all kept the place chatted up, I...

Glad to see y'all kept the place chatted up, I was sick for two weeks and then went out of town for 3 days.
My Merry Christmas is late but sincere, it's in the 20's here, I'll get back to the glow...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-24-2020, 04:03 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Lonnie, check out this Fat Head piston, it...

Lonnie, check out this Fat Head piston, it appears to have a deeper recess than the 120 I showed....
Forum: Glow Engines
12-23-2020, 03:54 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

You're welcome, one thing I neglected to mention,...

You're welcome, one thing I neglected to mention, even with those bushings in the 120 piston, the wrist pins are identical. The 120 wrist pin was castored in place in those bushings, I pushed the...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-23-2020, 03:19 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Thanks for kind offer. Yes, I think that is the...

Thanks for kind offer. Yes, I think that is the difference. Several of the later Saitos are different in that way from their early versions.
I like to say, that's why they have bolts. They're all...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-22-2020, 08:13 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

This is a shot of the current 150-s piston, it...

This is a shot of the current 150-s piston, it appears to have most of the piston top lowered.
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Forum: Glow Engines
12-22-2020, 06:15 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

OK, I did a comparison between the HC 150-s and a...

OK, I did a comparison between the HC 150-s and a standard compression 120-s, the rods are identical at 42 mm center to center. The pistons have the same wrist pin bore to piston top at 6.5 mm. The...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-22-2020, 03:39 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

I may pull the 150 cylinder and measure the wrist...

I may pull the 150 cylinder and measure the wrist pin to piston top distance and the rod length. But, I only have the one 150, so maybe some other brave soul could measure their normal compression...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-21-2020, 05:41 PM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Either way, you'll have an engine with some...

Either way, you'll have an engine with some serious compression.
Forum: Glow Engines
12-21-2020, 04:11 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

The threaded part of the intake port broke off...

The threaded part of the intake port broke off almost forward to the intake valve seat, there was nothing left to repair. Bad move on my part.
Forum: Glow Engines
12-21-2020, 03:42 AM
Replies: 50,276
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Posted By Hobbsy

Yes sir the early was 11.24 to 1, the rest are...

Yes sir the early was 11.24 to 1, the rest are 9.9 to 1, still plenty high. All are hump free. I have a new cylinder on mine, it did not lower the compression. I ham fisted the threaded intake boss....
Forum: Glow Engines
12-21-2020, 03:08 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Finn, here is a shot of Page #2 from Clarence...

Finn, here is a shot of Page #2 from Clarence Lee's review of the early 150-S, as you can see the piston has no hump. The compression ratio is 11.24 to 1, the C&H Ignition makes a ***** cat out of...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-21-2020, 03:04 AM
Replies: 50,276
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Posted By Hobbsy

I suspect that music has a real beat to it.:)

I suspect that music has a real beat to it.:)
Forum: Glow Engines
12-20-2020, 02:38 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Looking good.

Looking good.
Forum: Glow Engines
12-18-2020, 03:44 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

When I broke in my FG 11 I used 90 octane,...

When I broke in my FG 11 I used 90 octane, ethanol free, all my lawn equipment is gasoline powered and I use the ethanol free in all of it. This being an agricultural County it's every where.
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Forum: Glow Engines
12-16-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 50,276
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Posted By Hobbsy

Thanks Pete, other than being wiped out and tired...

Thanks Pete, other than being wiped out and tired I feel much better today, we're supposed to get snow today. Hopefully I can get a Christmas tree home before that happens.
Forum: Glow Engines
12-16-2020, 03:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,302
Posted By Hobbsy

There is quite a difference between the right and...

There is quite a difference between the right and left cams. Here is a review by Clarence Lee: Saito FA-270T (http://sceptreflight.com/Model%20Engine%20Tests/Saito%20FA-270T.html)
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Forum: Glow Engines
12-15-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 50,276
Views: 3,049,807
Posted By Hobbsy

I feel almost human today after spending most of...

I feel almost human today after spending most of yesterday on the couch covered up, the sore throat is gone but one whale of a headache still remains. I don't think I'll venture out today except to...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-15-2020, 03:31 AM
Replies: 50,276
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Posted By Hobbsy

I love those Super Nylon Greys and the fact that...

I love those Super Nylon Greys and the fact that I might have more will really please Pete in Oz.:)
Forum: Glow Engines
12-14-2020, 02:32 AM
Replies: 50,276
Views: 3,049,807
Posted By Hobbsy

A few years ago I had a Black and Gold 61 and a...

A few years ago I had a Black and Gold 61 and a 120 twin, both had Dykes rings. They are nice smooth running engines. I even had the over/under Mac's twin pipes for the 120 with Mac's Quiet tuned...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-14-2020, 02:26 AM
Replies: 50,276
Views: 3,049,807
Posted By Hobbsy

John, I have CHI on mine too set a 30 btdc, it's...

John, I have CHI on mine too set a 30 btdc, it's a *****cat now, Saitos run great on 5% or no nitromethane and don't lose much power. Saitos respond well to nitromethane but they sure don't need it....
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