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Old May 21, 2015, 08:12 PM
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This stinks. I was getting ready for a contest this weekend and checking the planes out and such. I went to run my hot running O&R .60 and it wouldn't start. Normally it's two flips and she's screaming. A couple hours of beating my head on why she wasn't pulling fuel, I turned her upside a found this crack in the crankcase. It ran like a top last autumn and apparently cracked over the winter for some unknown reason. A good, and I mean good engine is lost now. :-(
You forgot to drain the water out before winter set in Warren.

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Old May 23, 2015, 01:22 PM
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I have one that that had a hair line crack about the second fin down from the mounting lug, and coated it with JB weld and covered it with a .016" strip of K&S aluminum. It has been running that way for a while.
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