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    Yesterday, 10:11 AM
    blw replied to a thread Thottle arms in Glow Engines
    In a pinch you could cut thin metal, like a coke can (beer can for you Aussies out there) and contact cement it over your worn out plastic arm. Drill...
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  • blw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:07 AM
    :) Each engine burns fuel differently. It makes sense to me. Needle adjustments will alter the smell.
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    10-21-2014, 10:28 AM
    blw replied to a thread OS FS91 stuck ring in Glow Engines
    I have a sonic cleaner and I would put it in that for a few minutes.
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    10-18-2014, 01:02 PM
    blw replied to a thread Glow head brotherhood. in Glow Engines
    Okay, what am I missing? How does a hot case cause more drag? I don't see it but the list of things I don't see is quite long, so bear with me. 7...
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    10-18-2014, 09:40 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Now that you mention it, that is quite a bit of smoke for a Saito. The OS guys run them that way at the field. I don't trust 100% synthetic fuel...
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    10-18-2014, 09:27 AM
    blw replied to a thread OS 55AX Piston removal in Glow Engines
    People would be surprised at all the things that come unstuck just by using the heat gun on the first try. It took me a long time to start noticing...
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    10-18-2014, 09:24 AM
    blw replied to a thread Glow head brotherhood. in Glow Engines
    My all time favorite is a Saito 56. The Saito 72 comes in second place. What problems are you having with your 62?
    831 replies | 16456 view(s)
  • blw's Avatar
    10-18-2014, 09:21 AM
    Every plane is different and you have to fly them different. Flying a tank of fuel to do touch and goes would show you all about how the plane...
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    10-17-2014, 10:04 AM
    Yeah, I guess everybody thinks Rucker when you mention Enterprise though. I figured you may work for who is contracting the maintenance at Ft. Rucker...
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    10-17-2014, 09:47 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    No, the weather has either been against me or I'm having to box up things for Ebay. Among many things saved over the years, I have a lot of...
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  • blw's Avatar
    10-16-2014, 10:19 AM
    Hey Lomcevak Duck. Good to see you around again. Good points. I'm assuming you are talking about being around the aircraft there at Ft. Rucker.
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    10-16-2014, 10:11 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I've heard that pouring gasoline down the hole(s) works well as the fumes travel all over the place. Some people like to let it sit a while and then...
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    10-15-2014, 09:56 AM
    Around here, that won't happen anyway as we still pretty much ignore a lot of the restrictions that take place. I would guess that mentioning OSHA...
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    10-15-2014, 09:15 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Dave, I won't be doing any CDI work on my Saitos. I think I'm going to stick to stock glow and avoid gas altogether for now. Dan, I always wanted...
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    10-11-2014, 10:51 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I hope Bill comes back and haunts you for that! You can do penance by finding that front fork post of his that you deleted and reinstate...
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    10-11-2014, 10:23 AM
    We fly out in the country in farmland. Our grass strip is part of a 600-ish plot of land, so it doesn't matter. We had some people who wanted...
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  • blw's Avatar
    10-10-2014, 10:35 AM
    The AMA doesn't have standards, do they? They recommend and clubs may adopt part or all, right? I would be more thoughtful about running the engine...
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    10-10-2014, 10:30 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    The Honda is quick but they can be beat nowadays. The V1 counts up to 9 radar emitters, so you see radar units hiding among devices in the same...
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    10-08-2014, 10:03 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Interesting and nice looking little touch. OF- you have to pick your moments and locations wisely for fun. I have a few places around here where...
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    10-06-2014, 09:34 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Dave, you know that those speed limit signs are really just suggested speeds, right? The Valentine One is your best friend. I can give testimony to...
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    10-05-2014, 03:30 PM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    That's a pretty good experience under the F-16. My high school best friend and I did survey work at the Atlanta airport in the early 70's when they...
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    10-04-2014, 09:05 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    The Pratt and Whitneys win. I don't ride scooters, that's for sure.:D I have both a 30 and a 170R3 that I haven't run yet. The 170R3 does sound...
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    10-03-2014, 10:38 AM
    blw replied to a thread Club MAGNUM ! in Glow Engines
    I've always like them.
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    10-03-2014, 10:35 AM
    blw replied to a thread Flooding Engine in Glow Engines
    You have to remember them all!
    10 replies | 193 view(s)
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    10-03-2014, 10:33 AM
    blw replied to a thread Super Tigre Availability in Glow Engines
    In order to get back to Super Tigers, let me point out that you will go crazy if you try and figure out gasoline pricing.
    64 replies | 1987 view(s)
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    10-03-2014, 10:25 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    The chunker turret on an AH-1 Cobra firing 40 mm grenades like a machine gun sounds really good. More in line with Old Fart, standing behind the...
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    10-02-2014, 09:29 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Thanks for the laughs about shaking up the fuel in the gas tank. I have fond memories of not turning off the fuel valve and finding a flooded 2...
    27946 replies | 1674485 view(s)
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