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Post  fredvon4 on Wed Sep 07, 2016 1:07 pm

On Stuka Stunt is a 70 year old gent listing to sell off stuff than he can not use in rest of his life

prices and items seem reasonable

I am buying one of his OS 40 CL engines

http://www.clstunt.com/htdocs/dc/dcboard.php?az=show_topic&forum=104&topic_id=21341&mesg_id=21341&page=

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Post  Oldenginerod on Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:11 pm

That guy sure liked his LA40s Smile
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Post  getback on Wed Sep 07, 2016 6:37 pm

they are nice looking engines but , I am good for now with @-3-4 40 or 35 or 45s and one OHV /Thanks !!
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Post  badbill on Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:03 am

I went ahead and got one of his LA 40's, thanks for the alert Fred. That's one forum I never go to. I'm going to try in on one of my vintage combat planes, I want something more modern and reliable, yet light....
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Post  fredvon4 on Thu Sep 08, 2016 10:46 am

I sort of hope the rest of his stuff is things I don't want/need... but somehow I suspect he has a BUNCH of cool items to liquidate and my hobby funds will dwindle fast.....grin

I lost out on a few NIB OS LA engines recently cuz the bidding got well over 100$$
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Post  Ken Cook on Thu Sep 08, 2016 3:13 pm

While the LA .40 is fair, the LA .46 is superior. Without knowing the age of the LA .40's he's selling, they could be the ones with the 3rd boost port. I have LA .40's that were the natural finish and were the ones that didn't do too well.  These were horrific for stunt runs and just ran away. The LA .46 weight is identical to the .40 with the ability to be propped bigger and it uses less fuel.
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Post  Oldenginerod on Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:17 pm

Ken Cook wrote:While the LA .40 is fair, the LA .46 is superior. Without knowing the age of the LA .40's he's selling, they could be the ones with the 3rd boost port. I have LA .40's that were the natural finish and were the ones that didn't do too well.  These were horrific for stunt runs and just ran away. The LA .46 weight is identical to the .40 with the ability to be propped bigger and it uses less fuel.

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Post  Ken Cook on Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:42 pm

I'm not suggesting the LA .40 is a bad engine, it's just not like the LA .46. The LA .40 never really caught on due to lack of acceptance and this was pretty much brought on by my above comments. It's poor acceptance and lack of sales caused it to be the first of the LA line to get axed. The price difference at the time was very little between the two engines and most opted for the .46 due to it's quality of stunt run it offered. Unfortunately now since the demise of the LA .46, I'm seeing that the LA .46 is selling for well over a $100. A insane price for a cheaply made engine.
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Post  batjac on Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:00 pm

Ken Cook wrote:I'm not suggesting the LA .40 is a bad engine, it's just not like the LA .46. The LA .40 never really caught on due to lack of acceptance and this was pretty much brought on by my above comments. It's poor acceptance and lack of sales caused it to be the first of the LA line to get axed. The price difference at the time was very little between the two engines and most opted for the .46 due to it's quality of stunt run it offered. Unfortunately now since the demise of the LA .46, I'm seeing that the LA .46 is  selling for well over a $100. A insane price for a cheaply made engine.

I was lucky to find a LA .46 N.I.B. at a swap meet last year for $35. I'm planning on putting it in a Nobler ARF when I'm at the point of not crashing too much. But, I'll probably buy the venturi spraybar assembly and get rid of the remote needle, and possibly the FP backplate to get rid of the plastic backplate. It just depends on whether I want to spend additional money on the engine. The remote needle works, but I found that if the engine doesn't start on the first flip, the fuel drains back from the venturi and I have to put a finger over it to draw fuel back up. The metal backplate is just for looks. A guy at my field has a few of the needles on hand, and he might have the backplate also. Sells them to club members at cost.

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For Sale I see I did not put this in the correct place...OH well

Post  fredvon4 on Tue Sep 13, 2016 1:42 pm

Follow up

Mr. Herman Green is quick to communicate
Prices are good
Engines are AS DESCRIBED
and the shipping / packaging are excellent

I have a few more of his stuff coming but pretty much blew my hobby engine budget for this year and beginning to get near" TOO many engines, not enough time to build models for all of them" status

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Sort of glad I resit the urge to do roundy roundy cars and boats....BUT I still dig LIVENS snow sled...tho I get very little white stuff here, his model is just too cool to not have in the someday bucket list



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