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  • blw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:13 AM
    This happens to all makes of engines. Otherwise, we would all be having too much fun. I always suspected the wives were behind gremlins like these.
    20 replies | 341 view(s)
  • blw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:10 AM
    blw replied to a thread Helicopter engine help in Glow Engines
    You may not get many answers here. The helicopter forums are where you will probably find the help you are looking for.
    3 replies | 57 view(s)
  • blw's Avatar
    07-16-2014, 10:48 AM
    I'm low man with only 2.5k in rotary wing. I pretty much ran a whole airfield at one time. Doesn't mean beans in the scheme of things. Besides, if...
    294 replies | 22216 view(s)
  • blw's Avatar
    07-14-2014, 07:43 PM
    I don't think Mac would pander to anyone for a show. He's not that kind of person, even when running his hobby shop. He was always very level headed...
    294 replies | 22216 view(s)
  • blw's Avatar
    07-14-2014, 07:30 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I've always had to balance APCs. I sand the flash off of the leading edges. I keep forgetting to make up a jig to check runout.
    27070 replies | 1643222 view(s)
  • blw's Avatar
    07-13-2014, 02:50 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    The Bolly clubman I tried underperformed the APC it replaced by a large margin. I would put it in the Zinger category. But, I've got a couple more to...
    27070 replies | 1643222 view(s)
  • blw's Avatar
    07-11-2014, 07:59 PM
    Pete, I can hear the popcorn popping as I type! if you are giving out some award or club number, I want in on it.
    28 replies | 696 view(s)
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    07-11-2014, 07:55 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Dave, be sure and pass my "howdy" on to ol' Dar. I have a few Clubman Bollies that he sent me a few years back. The 10.5" was a bust on the Evolution...
    27070 replies | 1643222 view(s)
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    07-11-2014, 09:52 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    We, uh, got a little too far off the path and I made the decision to delete a few posts before someone else made that decision for me. I have to say...
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    07-09-2014, 10:34 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    The Honda S-2000 suffers badly from getting heat soaked if you don't keep the rpms up on launch. It gets a big dose of hot air right in to the...
    27070 replies | 1643222 view(s)
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    07-09-2014, 12:20 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    acdii, after going back and reading your post about how you have set your engine it looks like you are way too rich already. Running that rich will...
    27070 replies | 1643222 view(s)
  • blw's Avatar
    07-09-2014, 09:25 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I would think the purposes of setting the RPM a few hundred richer would mostly be to compensate for lean conditions that come from the "unloading",...
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    07-09-2014, 09:14 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I know.
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    07-07-2014, 02:54 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Yes, he was friendly, interesting, and tolerant. He is very much missed. I became used to being able to PM him and get a reply quickly on many, many...
    27070 replies | 1643222 view(s)
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    07-07-2014, 01:04 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    The link that Arto put up is Pe Riever's work, and is excellent. Well worth looking at. Thanks, Aerofinn!
    27070 replies | 1643222 view(s)
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    07-07-2014, 01:00 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    The exit hole ratio varies, but you probably can't go wrong if the exit is 4 times larger than the intake size. Maybe even smaller if you have good...
    27070 replies | 1643222 view(s)
  • blw's Avatar
    07-03-2014, 11:33 AM
    Axel Al, nitro isn't used in a lot of places in Europe due to the taxation on it, but it is used more than you think. I think NHRA top fuel is...
    222 replies | 6032 view(s)
  • blw's Avatar
    07-01-2014, 02:45 PM
    There was a nice guy from the U.K. on RCU about 10 years ago asking how to quieten down his OS 46FX to meet the club rules. There wasn't much of...
    222 replies | 6032 view(s)
  • blw's Avatar
    06-30-2014, 08:41 PM
    I'm happy to hear that the French club likes electrics, but you're posting in the glow forum.
    222 replies | 6032 view(s)
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    06-30-2014, 08:24 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Sammy- I had a Ryobi 4 stroke straight gasser that would run all day. That was a great 4 stroke. It didn't mske the move here by oversight and I...
    27070 replies | 1643222 view(s)
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    06-27-2014, 09:02 AM
    blw replied to a thread ASP 46 Metal Shredder in Glow Engines
    Keep us updated as this is interesting.
    16 replies | 415 view(s)
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    06-26-2014, 05:07 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I looked over the posts and you didn't start up anything. Pretty clear you were helping out, so thanks.
    27070 replies | 1643222 view(s)
  • blw's Avatar
    06-26-2014, 05:00 PM
    I can understand people enjoying electrics. I have a Spectra sailplane kit I will build one day,and it will have a good outrunner for sure. ...
    222 replies | 6032 view(s)
  • blw's Avatar
    06-26-2014, 10:25 AM
    I didn't overlook anything. My opinion was that electrics would not dominate, and that they were not cheaper. I stand by that prediction and...
    222 replies | 6032 view(s)
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