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Forum: Glow Engines
Yesterday, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Jesse Open

Dave, I checked the tracking on that USPS...

Dave,

I checked the tracking on that USPS priority mail package that went out about two weeks ago. They said it was "still on the way. Wouldnt be surprised if it isn't sitting in a warehouse ...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-26-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 49,003
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Posted By Jesse Open

Sheez a real beauty Dave. What COLORS are you...

Sheez a real beauty Dave. What COLORS are you using? (Thank you Spell Check)

Would look sharp in the Beige and Blue that they used on the Toledo Special.
I have a lot of Covertex- Solartex type...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-26-2020, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Jesse Open

I'll take a look.

I'll take a look.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-26-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 49,003
Views: 2,833,921
Posted By Jesse Open

3/16" , Aluminum? Brass? Steel? How wide...

3/16" , Aluminum? Brass? Steel? How wide and how long?
Forum: Glow Engines
11-26-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 49,003
Views: 2,833,921
Posted By Jesse Open

Sold my last one to Dave. I hope he kept it:)

Sold my last one to Dave. I hope he kept it:)
Forum: Glow Engines
11-25-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By Jesse Open

Congratulations! I sure wish there were a lot...

Congratulations! I sure wish there were a lot more like you.
There is so much more to this hobby than stick time. Fliers are a dime a dozen.
The well versed, complete modeler is fading fast.
...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-25-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 49,003
Views: 2,833,921
Posted By Jesse Open

Great work Pedro! Glad you had a new crank on...

Great work Pedro! Glad you had a new crank on hand too. That muffler style was indeed supplied with the later engines in the black and gold boxes.
You will like that engine a lot. The...
11-25-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By Jesse Open

Yes, plenty of power, a very popular combination...

Yes, plenty of power, a very popular combination for good reason.
I have one on a Sig Clipped Wing on floats. Perfect match.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-25-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By Jesse Open

Well cheaper anyhow. "Better" has is a bit more...

Well cheaper anyhow. "Better" has is a bit more subjective. The number of good model builders is slipping.
I don't mind cleaning a plane worth cleaning. Don't miss electrics, built my first...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-25-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By Jesse Open

Not going to happen. With fewer users,...

Not going to happen.
With fewer users, diminished demand, the Economy of Scale factor is going away.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-25-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 49,003
Views: 2,833,921
Posted By Jesse Open

There is always the obsolete method;) ...

There is always the obsolete method;)

Templates, tools and sandpaper;)
Forum: Glow Engines
11-25-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By Jesse Open

So true, If glow power were no longer an...

So true,

If glow power were no longer an option I would simply walk away from whatever was left.
The hobby is also about the people you share it with . I have little in common with the new fly it...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-24-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 49,003
Views: 2,833,921
Posted By Jesse Open

I should probably buy that from you. Give me a PM...

I should probably buy that from you. Give me a PM if you decide to sell.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-24-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By Jesse Open

The heyday of glow has come and gone. The...

The heyday of glow has come and gone. The electric foamies that are currently surging dont seem to attract the long term hobby interest . The buy it and fly it , narrow interest aspect is more...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-23-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 49,003
Views: 2,833,921
Posted By Jesse Open

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/image_be04e7e3acc4031b890c8b5be095c7edd38304b7.jpg


The independent four jaw will usually find a LOT more use on the metal...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-23-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 49,003
Views: 2,833,921
Posted By Jesse Open

Yep, I got that. Four jaw scroll chucks...

Yep,
I got that.
Four jaw scroll chucks are relatively little used on metal lathes.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-23-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 49,003
Views: 2,833,921
Posted By Jesse Open

Nope, Sorry, I should have specified...

Nope,

Sorry, I should have specified independent.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-22-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 49,003
Views: 2,833,921
Posted By Jesse Open

Everybody starts someplace, just don't rub off...

Everybody starts someplace, just don't rub off more than you have to, whacking with paper.

Do you have a four jaw Chuck for your lathe?
Forum: Glow Engines
11-21-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 49,003
Views: 2,833,921
Posted By Jesse Open

What size hex stock do you need?

What size hex stock do you need?
Forum: Glow Engines
11-21-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 49,003
Views: 2,833,921
Posted By Jesse Open

Just avoid real dirty stuff.... Like...

Just avoid real dirty stuff....


Like Motor***les;)
Forum: Glow Engines
11-21-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 49,003
Views: 2,833,921
Posted By Jesse Open

Or why;)

Or why;)
Forum: Glow Engines
11-21-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 49,003
Views: 2,833,921
Posted By Jesse Open

Anecdotal, I did not say it would not work or...

Anecdotal,
I did not say it would not work or would not run . I offered a different method.
Sure, "It worked" yet overall not as precise and needlessly removes metal that could have been preserved....
Forum: Glow Engines
11-21-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 49,003
Views: 2,833,921
Posted By Jesse Open

In a pinch I guess. I do prefer to avoid...

In a pinch I guess.

I do prefer to avoid unbacked abrasive cloth in situations like this; At least for the bulk of metal removal
Careful use of hard oil stones is a very effective means to level...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-21-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 49,003
Views: 2,833,921
Posted By Jesse Open

Of course, As long as they are light...

Of course,

As long as they are light grooves, not raised ridges. And no aluminum in those grooves.Still, if you have a crank with a pristine journal, makes better sense to use the best one with...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-20-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 49,003
Views: 2,833,921
Posted By Jesse Open

If those ridges were raised, good chance they are...

If those ridges were raised, good chance they are aluminum .

Jim,

Back in the early 197Os there was a time when replacement valve guides for certain mot*****les were hard to buy. I had...
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