Cox Engines Forum
You are not logged in! Please login or register.

Logged in members see NO ADVERTISEMENTS!


Cox - The last of the last Cox_ba12




Cox - The last of the last Pixel

Log in

I forgot my password

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Inspect your Cox black 5x3 propellers
by Yabby Today at 4:59 am

» **VOTE-ON-THE-NEXT-COX-ENGINE-OF-THE-MONTH** (March 2024)
by Admin Today at 2:43 am

» Cox .09 direction of rotation
by Greenman38633 Yesterday at 10:00 pm

» Fun this weekend
by roddie Yesterday at 9:52 pm

» Testors Silver Wind...........
by rsv1cox Yesterday at 6:10 pm

» First Swap Meet of the Year (for me).
by Ken Cook Yesterday at 4:09 pm

» dozens of old .049 TeeDee's, Medallions and a few others
by balogh Yesterday at 3:28 pm

» TD 09 Ducted Fan
by OVERLORD Yesterday at 11:18 am

» I would like to know how to date these Fox engines
by sosam117 Yesterday at 7:28 am

» *Cox Engine of The Month* Submit your pictures! -March 2024-
by sosam117 Yesterday at 7:20 am

» Three (now two) Cox .020 silencers for sale.
by 1/2A Nut Sat Mar 02, 2024 9:15 pm

» Three (Only one left) Cox .010 Carburetors with wrench
by 1/2A Nut Sat Mar 02, 2024 8:19 pm

Cox Engine of The Month
February-2024
1/2A Nut's

"RC Speed Boat Power Drive TD .020"

More info on this engine!




PAST WINNERS
CEF Traveling Engine

Win This Engine!
Gallery


Cox - The last of the last Empty
Live on Patrol


Cox - The last of the last

Go down

Cox - The last of the last Empty Cox - The last of the last

Post  rsv1cox Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:44 am

To my relief, and probably everyone elses I have come to the last Cox engine in need of parts/cleaning/repair/attention.

Were I to count, I would think 50+ have passed through my shaky hands in the last month. Thanks to MECOA, Bernie, Matt, and others I was able to make complete about 20, and make up from parts about 10 others. The rest got the A/F Simple Green treatment.

Thankfully, I have no more foundations to build on, cases and crankshafts are kaput. I do have a couple of external ground cylinders, and aftermarket back plates/fuel tanks, and some glow heads but to make them complete is cost prohibitive.

This was the problem child. Cast case built with parts.

Cox - The last of the last Cox_fr18

I figured out a way to display it using the mineral mounts.

Cox - The last of the last Cox_la16

Cox - The last of the last Cox_la15

Now what to do.......Ya can't eat 'em but you can run them. I'm going to inventory and sort by cylinder and run the unconventional's. Ought to be fun.

Cox - The last of the last Cox_la17

Got some more in the display case and several mounted on airplanes. Not going there. It's MG time.

Cox - The last of the last Cox_la18
rsv1cox
rsv1cox
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 10354
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : West Virginia

Back to top Go down

Cox - The last of the last Empty Re: Cox - The last of the last

Post  Tee Bee Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:52 am

Nice work, sir!
Tee Bee
Tee Bee
Platinum Member
Platinum Member

Posts : 763
Join date : 2011-08-25
Location : Angleton, TX

Back to top Go down

Cox - The last of the last Empty Re: Cox - The last of the last

Post  Marleysky Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:49 am

Bob, You have ocomplished a mission I would have considered impossible!  My hat is off to you sir!  Wow, listen to yourself, “ it’s MG time”  not Miller Time? Nope, off to resurrect a sports car from a pile of rusty parts and panels.  Go Bob Go, like the energizer bunny!
Marleysky
Marleysky
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

Posts : 3618
Join date : 2014-09-28
Age : 71
Location : Grand Rapids, MI

Back to top Go down

Cox - The last of the last Empty Re: Cox - The last of the last

Post  roddie Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:05 am

Nice work Bob! I wish I had your determination and focus. Since I quit the cigarettes last December, I've been "all over the road".. like a poster-child for anxiety.
roddie
roddie
Top Poster
Top Poster

Posts : 8097
Join date : 2013-07-17
Age : 64
Location : N. Smithfield, Rhode Island

http://www.stilburnin.com

Back to top Go down

Cox - The last of the last Empty Re: Cox - The last of the last

Post  rsv1cox Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:01 am

Smile..............

I'm old, opinionated, crotchety, used-up, and singled minded.  

On these miserable, cold, windy, West Virginia days I have had nothing else to do if you don't count building a cement block retaining wall, hauling fill dirt, cutting up beetle damaged pine trees, and burning them on a pile.   It's been a blessing.  

Two more down yesterday in 40/50 MPH winds.  Lost electricity, phone and internet too.  Phone service still out.  Gotta love rural WV and Stihl chainsaws. Smile

Cox - The last of the last Cox_la19

Cox - The last of the last Cox_la20

Checked my old Florida residence yesterday.  82 degrees, sunny with a 20% chance of rain.   Cold, flurries, here today with snow predicted for this weekend. Sad
rsv1cox
rsv1cox
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 10354
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : West Virginia

Back to top Go down

Cox - The last of the last Empty Re: Cox - The last of the last

Post  Tee Bee Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:20 am

Wow, the winter grip that won't let up! My wife and I are fortunate and have been invited to stay with some friends for a week in Key West. The weather has been somewhat different than the Northeast, though very similar to our south Texas climate. I've been enjoying some time away from the model airplane shenanigans and long work hours. This paradise thing will end in a few days and I'll then resume normal life. Xplaneguy(Tony) actually met up with us for lunch in Key West a couple of days ago as he and his daughter were also spending some vacation time there.

With all of the enjoyment of "getting away from it all", I still find myself checking here once in a while. I Love This Forum!
Cox - The last of the last Image180
Cox - The last of the last Image184
Cox - The last of the last Image179
Cox - The last of the last Image183
Cox - The last of the last Image182
Cox - The last of the last Image181
Cox - The last of the last Image185
Cox - The last of the last Image186
Tee Bee
Tee Bee
Platinum Member
Platinum Member

Posts : 763
Join date : 2011-08-25
Location : Angleton, TX

Back to top Go down

Cox - The last of the last Empty Re: Cox - The last of the last

Post  rsv1cox Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:23 pm

Hi TB - Trade ya places. Smile

Wonderful sunset pictures. Reminded me of these I took off Clearwater Beach just South of St. Petersburg. Each evening they would take you out for a sunset cruise.

Cox - The last of the last Clearw10

Cox - The last of the last Clearw11

Bob
rsv1cox
rsv1cox
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 10354
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : West Virginia

Back to top Go down

Cox - The last of the last Empty Re: Cox - The last of the last

Post  balogh Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:23 pm

Myself in the same location 2.5 years ago...Key West is really a paradise...Cox - The last of the last 20150810

In the lush Key West gardens of good ole Hemingway with my good old lady...
Cox - The last of the last 20150811

The light tower...we CEF are a small international community but the world is not big enough so we often cross each others' paths
Cox - The last of the last 20150812
balogh
balogh
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

Posts : 4699
Join date : 2011-11-06
Age : 65
Location : Budapest Hungary

Back to top Go down

Cox - The last of the last Empty Re: Cox - The last of the last

Post  rsv1cox Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:08 pm

I tell you Andras, Key West is nice but it has nothing on Budapest.  

Yesterday I watched Rick Steves Budapest travel video on PBS.  What a beautiful city with magnificent mineral baths and old world architecture rebuilt after the devastation of WW2.  The food, the culture, the people.  Wonderful.

Chain bridge over the Danube.

Cox - The last of the last Szyche10

Baths

Cox - The last of the last Szeche10

Bob
rsv1cox
rsv1cox
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 10354
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : West Virginia

Back to top Go down

Cox - The last of the last Empty Re: Cox - The last of the last

Post  balogh Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:55 pm

Thanks Bob our capital is really a nice place...but I am longing for the tropical hot weather and lush vegetation of the Caribbean.
If there is reincarnation I would like to be either one of the 3 things below:

1. The muscular tall brown young boy with mediterranean looks who is renting Hobicats to wealthy ladies on the beach, then takes the ladies out dancing in the evening, but usually is just lying on white powdery sand under the sun...(not yet there but this was shot prior to my reincarnation)
Cox - The last of the last 20160710


2. Or the Hobicat itself that is usually just lying on white powdery sand under the sun

3. Or at least the white powdery sand under the sun.. Hot
balogh
balogh
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

Posts : 4699
Join date : 2011-11-06
Age : 65
Location : Budapest Hungary

Back to top Go down

Cox - The last of the last Empty Re: Cox - The last of the last

Post  rsv1cox Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:37 am

Smile Smile

Nothing wrong with beaches Andras, 20 years in the Navy I was always near the ocean and some of the nicest beaches anywhere.

Santa Rosa island just off Pensacola was a favorite. Pure white sugary sand beaches to die for. Jacksonville Beach, Clearwater/St Petersburg Beaches, Virginia Beach, and Salisbury and Hampton Beaches in New Hampshire. Long Beach in California wasn't so nice.

But the worst sunburn I ever got was in the middle of the country in Norman Oklahoma near Oklahoma city.

Suffered for days. Smile

I never did get down to the Key's.

I could use a little Beach right now, temperature in the 20's F and snow predicted. Sad
rsv1cox
rsv1cox
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 10354
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : West Virginia

Back to top Go down

Cox - The last of the last Empty Re: Cox - The last of the last

Post  balogh Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:26 am

Yes St. Pete and Tampa/Clearwater - where our company BTW has an office that I sometimes visit - are also awesome....too bad these are too far from me
balogh
balogh
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

Posts : 4699
Join date : 2011-11-06
Age : 65
Location : Budapest Hungary

Back to top Go down

Cox - The last of the last Empty Re: Cox - The last of the last

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum