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    Yesterday, 09:57 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Dave, I was never impressed with Clarence Lee's prop selections but I understand why he did it that way. And, he started out a long, long time ago...
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    Yesterday, 09:33 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Aerofinn- it sounds like my 125. That sounds like Saitos. I always tach my idle speed when I land, not when just cranking up. There's a correlation...
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    Yesterday, 09:22 AM
    Sounds like you got the right muffler regardless of make.
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    09-15-2014, 09:39 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I think the 91 fits between the 82 and 100 for prop sizes. You have a good choice with those three engines.
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    09-13-2014, 10:13 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Old Fart- me and the missus took the S-2000 out for a romp last night. Perfect evening for putting the top down. Well, she thought we were going to...
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    09-13-2014, 09:58 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I've seen pictures of cam damage on RCU. I think Bill Robison had pics of damaged cams. My high time 72 has cam followers that look brand new, right...
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    09-12-2014, 10:30 AM
    Not always true. I've had glow fuel free up gummed castor in an hour or so. Either way, it's the safest and easiest way to free up an engine like...
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    09-12-2014, 10:26 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    If you are going to do your valve lash then pay a couple of bucks and get some feeler gages would be my advice. Bill also suggested using a dial...
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    09-08-2014, 10:23 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    OF- I've got one of the oldest, most skinned up looking cats I've ever seen coming around now. I feel sorry for the old guy. I think he is staying...
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    09-05-2014, 08:03 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    The 56 with a 12x7 is a lot of engine. An 11 may too little prop for a 56.
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    09-04-2014, 06:41 PM
    blw replied to a thread ASP Engines in Glow Engines
    War Eagle! I got to hear Pat Dye speak this morning.
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    09-04-2014, 06:39 PM
    Does your battery have enough amps to turn the 60 over? Most any basic starter should turn it.
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    09-01-2014, 07:24 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    RC- Fanatic- I had to edit the profanity out of your message. That's why the original post was deleted.
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    08-31-2014, 10:07 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Yep, it's gone and follow up comments.
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    08-31-2014, 10:00 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Try it sometime. I know that it fixed my 72 backplate problems once and for all. I've had it apart a few times since, so no fears over gluing my...
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    08-28-2014, 10:01 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I learned about using epoxy by accident when fuelproofing a firewall and getting it in the blindnut threads. Now, I use it on engine backplates,...
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    08-26-2014, 09:27 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I'm with you on the Electra but I just have to point out that you forgot about the beauty of the original, unstretched DC-9. I was never a jet...
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    08-22-2014, 12:46 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Well, I gotta hand it to you. Good point there. I'm getting old I guess if I missed that part.:D Saitos are high quality engines and I don't think...
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    08-22-2014, 10:18 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    They always wander back home, Dave. It's sort of interesting to watch how it happens at times, and seeing all the twisting paths guys take to get...
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    08-20-2014, 09:50 AM
    Jan, I almost agree with you. I have Zingers down as being a little worse than MA props. It's a close call though.
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