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Forum: Glow Engines
12-02-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

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Nice, I'm sitting here looking at my new ST and looking for some motivation....
Forum: Glow Engines
11-27-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Still waiting for the ST .61 ABC I bought to show...

Still waiting for the ST .61 ABC I bought to show up, the Jett muffler has been delivered. I think Im going to build up one of my Macchi 202 pylon airplanes for it but with a symmetrical...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-24-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

I'm not all that brand loyal. The ST engines can...

I'm not all that brand loyal. The ST engines can be a bit temperamental but that is usually when you try to pour too much nitro at them. I'm thinking in would be a great match with an Aeromaster bipe.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-23-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Im fortunate enough that I have a buddy who will...

Im fortunate enough that I have a buddy who will mix whatever I ask him to. He wont divulge what oil he uses but since running his fuel my YS 4 strokes run noticeably better. I will soon need him...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-21-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

After run

I think what we need to protect our engines between flying sessions depends greatly on location. Being in California and my stuff is always stored in the house, all I do is run them dry and bring...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-20-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Quite innovative, I like reading about things...

Quite innovative, I like reading about things like this. IMO this sort of thing is what modeling should be about. I do have to admit that I do not enjoy engine tinkering unless doing something like...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-19-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Let me know if my historian act gets boring. All...

Let me know if my historian act gets boring. All " Hanno " engines as delivered had the red cylinder head. OS also had a matching red tuned pipe that I beleive was actually manufactured by Hatori....
Forum: Glow Engines
11-19-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

I'm not 100% certain of this but I think it was...

I'm not 100% certain of this but I think it was only the car engines and the .40 VRP . The .61 Hanno is a possibility. Definitely not any of the FSR, SF, FX or AX.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-19-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

I do have to agree that the .46 SF is a fine...

I do have to agree that the .46 SF is a fine engine. I flew the crap out of one when I worked for Century Helicopters. This was the ringed version and it just never skipped a beat and again, it was...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-19-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Prior to the OS FX series I had never heard of...

Prior to the OS FX series I had never heard of liners with plating peeling. Prior to that my experience with OS ABC type engines were the .40 FSR ABC that I used in Q500 racing, .25 VFR that was in a...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-19-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

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Enough LOL.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-19-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Supertiger, I haven't run very many of them to be...

Supertiger, I haven't run very many of them to be honest. In 1980 I had a Mach 1 with an X.60 that ran really well and I had flown a couple helicopters with the .34 but that is about all. That may...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-19-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

In my area we had a class of pylon racing that...

In my area we had a class of pylon racing that allowed up to a .46 two stroke with any aftermarket muffler. Most guys ran with a OS .46 FX or AX and ran the Jett or Nelson type tuned mufflers. With a...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-17-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Jim, did you flush out the front bearing prior to...

Jim, did you flush out the front bearing prior to installing it? Did it come with shields on both sides? When bearings get loose it allows some movement of the crankshaft that can rub on the nose of...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-16-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Jim, as stated previously the odds are the...

Jim, as stated previously the odds are the leaking is caused by the case being worn between the front and rear bearings. The lubrication film in this area between the case and crank is what provides...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-16-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

I have noticed a leaky front bearing as well...

I have noticed a leaky front bearing as well after replacing the bearings. What I think happens is while being run with loose bearings the crankshaft bore in the case gets worn. When new bearings are...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-15-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

I too have had good experiences with the OS 46 SF...

I too have had good experiences with the OS 46 SF but was the helicopter version. Only difference was the cylinder head. I did not have any issues with fuel draw with my Rossi while running the 10mm...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-14-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

I've never really been a big Saito fan. No real...

I've never really been a big Saito fan. No real reason why, I did at one time have a 1.80 and it just for me at the time not a really user friendly engine. The YS 115 is a real sweet running engine...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-14-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

No worries, glow power is the topic. For a...

No worries, glow power is the topic.

For a while now about the only new glow engine I would have any real interest in buying would be a YS 4 stroke. Usually when I am in need of an engine, I...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-13-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

As with anything new we try there is a learing...

As with anything new we try there is a learing curve. Just as some guys seem to have issues running glow until they figure things out or have someone step up and lend a hand, running a gasoline...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-13-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

The cost of batteries have come way down and both...

The cost of batteries have come way down and both battery and charger technology has gotten much better reducing charge times while making charging much safer. Most battery combustion happened while...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-13-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Yes, outside of the US glow power is more popular...

Yes, outside of the US glow power is more popular for the modern pattern airplanes. The YS 175 through 200 engines being the most popular. There are designs made specifically for glow. Structurally...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-13-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

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Forum: Glow Engines
11-13-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Each battery set ( dual 5 cell 4300 mah ) were...

Each battery set ( dual 5 cell 4300 mah ) were 128.00.

The point to my posts is not ment to offend anyone, just an effort to set the record straight. There were things that were posted about...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-13-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,899
Posted By speedracerntrixie

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