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Post  Cox International on Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:27 pm

Not sure why they have not been snapped up yet Huh... Shipping is only $4 within the USA...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Cox-7148-Sky-Copter-Plastic-Gas-Fuel-Tank-for-Gas-Powered-Helicopter-7148/362454261080
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Post  Admin on Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:35 pm

Damn! Woah, that's a really good deal! Crazy Eyes


You know what they say "if the price is too good to be true, it probably is".

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Post  Marleysky on Thu Jan 24, 2019 1:06 pm

Yeow! That’s som spensive plastic!!  If you shop a little bit, you can find you can buy a complete engine with tank, and save some money.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Cox-020-engine/303022711770?hash=item468d8fa3da:g:FQgAAOSwZNtcNC3f

i think I did purchase a NIP tank from Bernie, for 15-25 bucks a while back.

lol!
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Post  Cox International on Thu Jan 24, 2019 1:12 pm

We had some new ones for $14.95 and we cringed at the high price but they did sell.

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Post  Jason_WI on Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:48 pm

I paid $25 for a tank not long ago. I feel like I got a bargain now.
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Post  706jim on Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:32 pm

Yikes!
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Post  getback on Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:22 am

WoW I hope NO one pays that for it , i got a pretty nice one with the prop and like new comp. for less than that!! Small Cox Logo
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Post  Marleysky on Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:33 am

A gent over in England posted this on Facebook.  I asked him if he has a file that he’d be willing to share.  We’ll see if he responds.  In case you were looking for a Skycopter fuel tank 41dc1210

A PLA printed tank for the 020 SkyCopter engine!
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Post  Jason_WI on Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:50 am

PLA will melt/deform with heat above 130F.
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Post  DrCox on Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:47 pm

Marleysky wrote:A gent over in England posted this on Facebook.  I asked him if he has a file that he’d be willing to share.  We’ll see if he responds.  In case you were looking for a Skycopter fuel tank 41dc1210

A PLA printed tank for the 020 SkyCopter engine!

Continuation of different printed tank from the same gentleman:

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Post  Jason_WI on Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:58 pm

I can draw that up in 10 minutes in tinkercad if anyone needs one. I have a new tank here to get exact dimensions.
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Post  Marleysky on Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:19 pm

Jason, that’d be sweet! I could use two for sure!  cheers cheers
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Post  DrCox on Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:27 am

Jason_WI wrote:I can draw that up in 10 minutes in tinkercad if anyone needs one. I have a new tank here to get exact dimensions.

Jason, That would be great if you could make them. I could use several for the ones I have.

I'm sure you've seen his video of the tank supplying fuel as the engine is running when being hand held and filmed. Over on Facebook.

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Post  Kim on Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:20 am

Me too Jason!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Would like two if possible !!!!!!!!!!!

THANK YOU !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post  Jason_WI on Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:33 pm

Here is the tank.

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here is the 3D CAD.

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Post  Admin on Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:54 pm

Very cool Jason! I'll take 6!

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Post  Jason_WI on Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:45 pm

These were printed with the fuel nipples on top. The shape is perfectly round. The bottom first layer of the tank where the support is sagged a bit and had to be trimmed off.

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These were printed with the fuel nipples to the side. Support underneath.

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So the question better with nipples up or to the side?  Eyebrows
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Post  NEW222 on Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:16 pm

Not that I need one, but is it not the same tank laying on its side? I do not have one, but I cannot honestly see a difference between them. If there is a difference, was there two different versions of the model?
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Post  Marleysky on Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:40 pm

I like the nipples on top. It looks like the tank was printed on its side. The outlets are rounder and a bit longer for fuel hose to attach to.
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Post  FitzFuels on Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:47 pm

That is awesome. Would you be willing to share the cad/stl file?

Jason_WI wrote:Here is the tank.

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Post  fredvon4 on Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:06 am

NEEDS to re introduce self......CEFrs new do not know this guy
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Post  Jason_WI on Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:12 pm

FitzFuels wrote:That is awesome. Would you be willing to share the cad/stl file?



Probably not at this point.
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Post  Oldenginerod on Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:29 am

NEW222 wrote:Not that I need one, but is it not the same tank laying on its side? I do not have one, but I cannot honestly see a difference between them. If there is a difference, was there two different versions of the model?

The tanks are the same configuration from what I understand. Just that one is printed on its side and one printed on its end. They would still mount in the aircraft the same way.
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