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Forum: Glow Engines
11-21-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

Castor oil in four stroke engines

husukaria, I only use two-stroke fuel in all of my engines, 2 and 4 strokes. 15% nitro with 18% oil.
Mostly synthetic oil WITH SOME CASTOR OIL!
I always run my engines dry at the end of a days...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-20-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

Gas carb for a Saito glow engine

Jim, that's interesting. I have never heard of anyone doing that.
my Saito's run just fine inverted normally.
But the problem that I was referring to earlier was simply because the design of the...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-20-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

Cool history lesson!

Boring? Hardly! Now let me get to the end of the lesson.
. I had no idea what rear induction was even designed for.
A lot of the reallly old time engines had them.
Makes perfect sense for...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-19-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

Jim, that is one cool looking engine. I never...

Jim, that is one cool looking engine. I never flew pattern.
I have always just been a scale guy.
But my friends who flew pattern, all used rear EXAUST.
. Rear INDUCTION was not something I saw...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-19-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

True ABC Engines

No way! Really?! What about the ducted fan ones?
No wonder there were lawsuits. Now I feel gypped!
Is it too late for me to sue O.S.? Hah!
Well, you have to admit ABC rolls off the...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-19-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

Which engines are truly ABC these days?

So, which ones were truly ABC back in the day, and which ones are truly of ABC alloy these days?
Funny, "back in the day" I sound like the old guys when I was a kid, with the "back in aught 8"...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-19-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

Rossi engines

Ok, I don't want to go on about my O.S. two strokes, reliable these particular engines are, but as far as power, they've had their butt's kicked by other engines, that they just couldn't keep up...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-19-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

No perfect engines

Well, I will agree with that. As far as the early Sf abc series, pretty sure the early ones were chrome.
But whatever the alloy was that was used, it worked well.
In fact perhaps too well. As I had...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-19-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

O.S. engine liners weak?

I would have take exception and disagree with you if you're referring to all O.S. engines.
I have personally only used pipes on O.S. 46sf ABC's.
None others.
But I have been using these (O.S. 46sf...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-16-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

AX series

Since the AX series was brought up, can anyone tell me how they take to a tuned pipe system?
Forum: Glow Engines
11-16-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

AX series

aspeed, Ah, the AX series! I actually have one myself!
I always forget about it because it's still in the used Lanier F-86 prop jet that I picked up from my friends hobby shop in Redding a couple...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-16-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

O.S. FX series leaky front bearings

I agree about there not being a problem with a leaky front bearing. After I am finished flying for the day, I don't stop turning my prop by hand with a planes nose pointing downwards, until I start...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-15-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

The FX series went away for good reasons.

The FX series went away for good reasons.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-15-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

hsukaria, You're right, not the quiet pipe. ....

hsukaria, You're right, not the quiet pipe.
. No throttle transition problems except letting it idle for too long before takeoff, it will every so often load up and quit, since I always set the main...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-15-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

O.S.. FSR vs. SF series

I started flying R/C in 1984. The FSR series were still being made until around '86. I bought my first O.S. after working my up from Thunder Tiger through K&B's.
My first O.S. choice was made...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-14-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

New crop of engines

Speedracer, well, at least we still Have Saito making the same proven engines. O.S. still has a few, although I am a much bigger fan of their earlier versions of surpass series.
Y.S. obviously still...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-14-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

Bumper sticker?

Kmot, yep.
Forum: Glow Engines
11-13-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

That guy sounded like he was just giving his...

That guy sounded like he was just giving his opinion.
Not misinformation. If what he said is what you're referring to, I think you're off base. He just said that batteries are ridiculously...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-13-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

Misemployed hair dryer motor?

Speedracerntrixie, just what are you referring to?
I looked back through this thread and I am not exactly sure what misinformation that you're referring to.
. Can you give me a specific quote?...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-13-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

Electric f3a plane

Spaceagetrixie, yeah, that's great.
I think that we're all aware of what big batteries are capable of doing.
And seriously, no one like me really gives a rat's ass.
Your plane to me regardless of...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-13-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

Misemployed hair dryer motor.

Fiery, hah! I see that we are in complete agreement!
Just got back from my R/C club meeting.
One of the topics was some of the M. I.A. Vendors at the AMA show last weekend.
I belong the Scale...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-11-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

Gassers Cheap?

Although I do not currently have or have any intentions of using
Gasoline power, I personally have nothing against them.
I just don't fly planes big enough to really need to go that route.
My .90...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-10-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,900
Posted By Multi-Engine Guy

Huge fan of glow power!

As much as the industry seems to want to remove glow powered models from existence. I for one hope that they fail. I am a glow flyer and that's it.
I personally find anything electric powered, with...
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