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    Yesterday, 09:29 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Interesting about aluminum gaskets. Copper is probably just the right softness for the job and handles heat just right. Beck's is German, btw. Not...
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    Yesterday, 09:18 AM
    blw replied to a thread Saito 82 surging at wot in Glow Engines
    Did you tune the low speed needle valve until you got it about 1/8 of a turn too rich? This is same as setting it 1/8 richer when it won't surge in...
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  • blw's Avatar
    10-28-2014, 10:49 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Beck's
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    10-24-2014, 09:50 AM
    blw replied to a thread Thottle arms in Glow Engines
    That's a nice tool and supply to have on hand. Even the thin straps too.
    7 replies | 158 view(s)
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    10-24-2014, 09:47 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    I used only a 15" APC on mine, but I suspect that may be about the best you are going to get for a while. You may see some RPM creeping up as you...
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  • blw's Avatar
    10-24-2014, 09:40 AM
    There's a place in Colorado that makes it. I can't remember the name right now. I think I saw the ad in Model Aviation.
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  • blw's Avatar
    10-24-2014, 09:39 AM
    You're right, they do. Kind of like they are burning.
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    10-23-2014, 09:17 AM
    blw replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    RC_Fanatic- is the engine inverted? I'm asking because you are using onboard glow. I like cowls and most of my models have them. As much as I like...
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  • blw's Avatar
    10-23-2014, 09:06 AM
    Maybe you should do a poll and see how many did it?
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    10-23-2014, 09:01 AM
    blw replied to a thread Thottle arms in Glow Engines
    My wife used to wonder why I have all kinds of metal, rubber, plastic, etc stuff tossed in boxes and bin shelves. But after making a few things she...
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    10-22-2014, 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
    10-22-2014, 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?
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  • 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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  • blw's Avatar
    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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    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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