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Post  Ivanhoe on Sat Jan 14, 2012 4:28 pm

Another little mystery from my latest box of bits!

There were several Cox .049 glowheads, all standard but one, this one looks identical, and the Babe Bee wrench fits it normally.....

However, upon looking closer, it is considerably smaller than a normal head
The mystery head is on the left, the other is a standard Babe Bee



The difference is quite marked, as you can see here, the mystery one actually fits inside the standard threaded part..


Did Cox ever make a smaller bore than the .049, but externally the same size?

Any info much appreciated.

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Re: Mystery glowhead

Post  dckrsn on Sat Jan 14, 2012 4:34 pm

Wilf,

I think the smaller diameter heads are from the pre-bee engines, like the Thermal Hopper.

Looks like you came upon some nice finds.

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Re: Mystery glowhead

Post  Admin on Sat Jan 14, 2012 4:44 pm

Yeah, you have a Pre-1955 small diameter head. Does it light? I see nice working ones sell for around $10 on eBay, otherwise hang onto it as you will probably be getting an old engine sometime down the line.

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Re: Mystery glowhead

Post  Ivanhoe on Sat Jan 14, 2012 4:47 pm

Now that is interesting, all I need now is the engine to fit it! I don't think it's ever been used, glows very brightly
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Post  microflitedude on Sat Jan 14, 2012 5:41 pm

Admin wrote:Yeah, you have a Pre-1955 small diameter head. Does it light? I see nice working ones sell for around $10 on eBay, otherwise hang onto it as you will probably be getting an old engine sometime down the line.


Same running price as any glowhead then?
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Post  nitroairplane on Sat Jan 14, 2012 5:44 pm

I though they went for about 15-20.
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Re: Mystery glowhead

Post  John Goddard on Sat Jan 14, 2012 5:48 pm

Joe is selling new ones for 15 bucks
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Post  Admin on Sat Jan 14, 2012 6:50 pm

nitroairplane wrote:I though they went for about 15-20.

15-20 for NIP ones, the last time I seen one sell that was nice but not in the package sold for around $10. If you were to sell it, perhaps make the starting bid $10-12
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302 glow heads

Post  jsesere on Sat Jan 14, 2012 8:34 pm


$14.95 each plus $1.75 (my cost) shipping in the US.
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Post  Ivanhoe on Sun Jan 15, 2012 6:32 am

Admin wrote:
nitroairplane wrote:I though they went for about 15-20.

15-20 for NIP ones, the last time I seen one sell that was nice but not in the package sold for around $10. If you were to sell it, perhaps make the starting bid $10-12

No, I shan't be selling it, I'm keeping it against the day I get a Thermal Hopper! (It will be a REAL antique by then!)
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Re: Mystery glowhead

Post  nitroairplane on Sun Jan 15, 2012 6:34 am

Thats a good thing to do!
Or space hopper maybe if you want better flying performance.
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