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Forum: Glow Engines
Yesterday, 02:55 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Thanks, it has new cam followers, it did not run...

Thanks, it has new cam followers, it did not run hot, I'll run it today with a Turbo-Header just for kicks. I already mounted the CHI set at 30 before TDC, I can still stick a glow plug in it.

The...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-28-2020, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Saito 180 plain Jane. rebuilt, new BOCA bearings,...

Saito 180 plain Jane. rebuilt, new BOCA bearings, new ring, new ICBM gaskets.
Fuel======Wildcat 10% with 18% full synthetic
Plug======Taipan 4c
Exhaust===Stock cast
Prop=MA 16 x 10 three blade,...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-27-2020, 12:32 PM
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Posted By Hobbsy

I'll get that16 x 8 turning tomorrow, I had to...

I'll get that16 x 8 turning tomorrow, I had to take the Mrs. to therapy yesterday and today. That blows most of a day.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-26-2020, 07:48 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Walther, the closest I can come to that is a...

Walther, the closest I can come to that is a Master Airscrew 16 x 10, the MA is perfectly balanced and has a 10 mm hole. Maybe Lonnie can do some of his number magic and see if this is a worth while...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-26-2020, 04:56 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

If it would turn the 18 x 8 three blade at 8,000...

If it would turn the 18 x 8 three blade at 8,000 it would work. I had some big three blades when I ran a G-45 and a Mustang 50.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-26-2020, 04:16 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Here are some numbers from a 180 test by Clarence...

Here are some numbers from a 180 test by Clarence Lee, all props are APC two blade, running Morgan 10% with 17% synthetic, 3% castor added for the 30 minute break in.
These numbers were obtained...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-25-2020, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Walther, I recently re-built a 180, if I have an...

Walther, I recently re-built a 180, if I have an 18 x8 three blade I'll give it a whirl. Here it is pictured with a Graupner Grey 18 x 6 three blade. I have not run it since the re-build....
Forum: Glow Engines
10-25-2020, 04:30 PM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Gary, the pipe part of the HP 25 exhaust is...

Gary, the pipe part of the HP 25 exhaust is precisely 8 mm, I'll check the ID and the mm across the flats in the morning, Thanks much, Dave
Forum: Glow Engines
10-25-2020, 12:36 PM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Thanks Pete, if I can make a nice looking adapter...

Thanks Pete, if I can make a nice looking adapter to use the Saito 30 muffler on the HP 25, I've got it ready. It should work like a champ....
Forum: Glow Engines
10-24-2020, 02:59 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Thanks Pete, the HP has 8 mm exhaust threads so...

Thanks Pete, the HP has 8 mm exhaust threads so I'll have to make up an 8 mm male to 9 mm female similar to what Gary made for me from, 9 mm male to 10 mm female.

I am happy with the HP 25...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-24-2020, 02:51 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

JIm, In the search bar on the Horizon just type...

JIm, In the search bar on the Horizon just type in, for example: Saito QQ and all things 100 will come up. Now though they've gotten sloppy and anything with 100 in the name comes up.

Saito QQ...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-23-2020, 02:37 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

It appears that the engine codes are now included...

It appears that the engine codes are now included with the engine listing except for the FA 40-a. On a few the later B model has a new engine code. The 150-B is BI where the early model was Q.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-21-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 48,644
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Posted By Hobbsy

I haven't started one here yet, the other is the...

I haven't started one here yet, the other is the 3rd one down.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-21-2020, 10:57 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

"Just don't do like Dave and leave it out in the...

"Just don't do like Dave and leave it out in the rain."
Hey, I represent that remark.:)

The HP 25 thread will be right above this one for a day or two. Although, on the other network it's up to 5...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-21-2020, 02:19 AM
Replies: 48,644
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Posted By Hobbsy

The little HP is coming tomorrow, I'll start a...

The little HP is coming tomorrow, I'll start a thread of it's own.

I may try to Christmas myself a Fromeco tach, $150.00, whoo. The first one I had was $89.00 from Don Apostalico in Salina, Kan.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-21-2020, 02:12 AM
Replies: 48,644
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Posted By Hobbsy

Jim, when you do a Google search, a bunch of...

Jim, when you do a Google search, a bunch of Horizon stuff comes up on the left, this is on the right. None of if is on the actual Horizon page. Maybe they're trying to become a best kept secret.
...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-20-2020, 05:36 PM
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Views: 2,798,201
Posted By Hobbsy

Lon, try to control yourself, we don't want you...

Lon, try to control yourself, we don't want you bust anything.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-20-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 48,644
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Posted By Hobbsy

Jim, have you tried all of these, Thanks, Dave ...

Jim, have you tried all of these, Thanks, Dave

Horizon Hobby, LLC. is an international hobby product distributor, headquartered in Champaign, Illinois, United States. It currently manufactures...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-20-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 48,644
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Posted By Hobbsy

A re-run of the FA 30-s, the rpm improved to...

A re-run of the FA 30-s, the rpm improved to 9,750 with the APC 10 x6, then I changed to a Xoar 10 x 5 the engine woke up
...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-19-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 48,644
Views: 2,798,201
Posted By Hobbsy

The HP 21 has an interesting torque curve, the...

The HP 21 has an interesting torque curve, the torque is pretty consistent from about 5,800 to about 9,500 with 8,000 and 9,000 being being nearly even. The horse power is rated at nearly 12,000.
...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-19-2020, 04:13 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

True, that's one of those props that the tips...

True, that's one of those props that the tips move forward and leave the engine behind.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-19-2020, 01:57 AM
Replies: 48,644
Views: 2,798,201
Posted By Hobbsy

That is a smokin 45, no doubt.

That is a smokin 45, no doubt.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-18-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 48,644
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Posted By Hobbsy

The drive system for the rotary valve is...

The drive system for the rotary valve is interesting, it is over driven by 25% having 20 gear teeth on the crankshaft and 16 teeth on the bottom end of the verticle shaft. At the top this is...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-18-2020, 01:54 AM
Replies: 48,644
Views: 2,798,201
Posted By Hobbsy

Thanks Jim, Gary , Lonnie and Todd, If ya'll...

Thanks Jim, Gary , Lonnie and Todd, If ya'll don't lean too hard on me I'll post some skinny on it. I think I'll break it in with the Wildcat since it has a little more oil. It certainly qualifies a...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-17-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 48,644
Views: 2,798,201
Posted By Hobbsy

Nobody said you have to buy, just be quiet and...

Nobody said you have to buy, just be quiet and let me have fun with mine.
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