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    My First Engine Build

    Hi C-mario I read your problems with engine starting.If you make needle valve as in plan (needle taper and fine 4mm thread) you need open at full 4 turn to run rich (if i remember corectly). If you put about 1/2ml of fuel into carb,few times flick and connect igniter.Engine will run.Do not put...
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    Glow plug conversion

    Hi Gerard My conversion was actually with reed valve and not rotary valve. "final" version of reed was looks much simpler. Thin steel reed screved on the backplate. Reed cover that you may see above was removed,because it caused power drop. Reed engine have excellent starting ability ,but often...
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    Building the Felgiebel

    Is acceptable head with thicker wedge profile fins like on old Enya or McCoy engines?
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    Building the Felgiebel

    Hi Maybe possible solution is simple mold by imprint the head pattern horizontally into sand with fins oriented down.
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    Glow engine

    Very well Keith.
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    Glow engine

    Yes it runs well.I must say that your engine is different than i expected. Ordinary glow engine if it stops when battery is disconnected, it is caused by too rich fuel mix or low compression ratio...But in this method of carburation i dont know. Small two stroke also needs plenty of oil for...
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    OS FS120 or Saito copy. Bar stock glow engine.

    If I should choose , it would be a design similar to the Webra T4 engines.Its simple with timing belt ,no cams ,pushrods , rockers, springs etc.
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    Glow engine

    Reed valve is fairly simple to make. I make it experimentaly from 0,05mm steel and plastic foil with same result.Engine with RV have very good starting ability ,but it have one minus.It often start running in reverse direction.
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    Glow engine

    Very interesting book ,thanks for sharing.
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    Glow engine

    Hmm this is too much.
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    Glow engine

    How big is shaft clearance in bearing?
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    Glow engine

    If you put about 1/2 ml of fuel into intake valve and flip prop few times,fuel will drain from front bearing?
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    Glow engine

    Not runnig?! If you remove plug and turn shaft,move its freely? If you put plug into head and flip prop counter clockwise,did you feel resistance by compressed air and hear popping sound? Filament in glow plug glowing if connected to baterry?
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    Glow engine

    Hi guys, its pleasant to see that my boy have more brothers around the globe.
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    HMEM transferred to XenForo. Questions and comments here.

    Hello Its possible to return the HMEM logo to the thumbnail tab ?
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    Converting r/c diesel to glow

    Some time ago i did these conversion. http://www.homemodelenginemachinist.com/showthread.php?t=24527
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    The built has begun!

    I turn crankpin integral with shaft .This is different than yours.
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    MP 3.2cc glow engine

    The crankcase is sanded in vertical direction to remove machining marks and scratches.
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    Boll Aero - my first engine build

    This is my latest finished baby MP3.2 which i designed some time ago.You may look at "finished projects".
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    Boll Aero - my first engine build

    Hi Roboguy For sharing photos i like Pixhost. Its reliable,no missing links. I was problems with buying ether too.This was reason why i start making glow engines only.
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