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Post  catnip2 Mon Jan 02, 2017 9:54 am

Anyone still flying Testers/McCoy/AMF wen mac 049 1/2 A engines? Know where any glow heads for them can be found?
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Post  rsv1cox Mon Jan 02, 2017 12:17 pm

Ebay, classifieds on the hobby related websites, RC Groups etc.

These are increasingly hard to find at reasonable prices.  I usually look for a broken engine and hope that the glow head is good.

Good luck.

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Post  pkrankow Mon Jan 02, 2017 1:29 pm

Drill out a bad head and tap it for 1/4-32 so standard glow plugs can be used (please double check the thread size)

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Post  Oldenginerod Mon Jan 02, 2017 3:28 pm

Ebay still shows lots of NOS heads available from time to time.   If not, and you're not the engineering type, MECOA sell a ready-made head adaptor for a standard plug. (Currently out of stock)
https://mecoa.biz/shopdisplayproducts.asp?catalogid=1646
There was some talk here a while back about installing a K&B Stallion .049 glow head on a Testors.  Apparently they fit but no-one has really confirmed how they run.  Stallion heads are available from MECOA as well.
https://mecoa.biz/shopdisplayproducts.asp?catalogid=1691
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Post  chevyiron420 Mon Jan 02, 2017 6:53 pm

I still fly and run them. The adapter head from mecoa works pretty good with the right plug installed. They are picky about the heat range of the plug. The k&b head fits. The head I bought is a high compression head so I havent tried standard one yet.
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