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Post  Tee Bee on Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:17 pm

More RR1 pics
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Post  MauricioB on Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:07 am

Tee Bee that's a beauty !! ... congratulations! Clapping
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Post  Tee Bee on Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:07 am

Thanks guys! It has been a ton of fun bringing some life back to these engines.
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Post  NEW222 on Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:43 am

That RR1 looks amazing. Good job on bringing it back to life.
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Post  getback on Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:52 am

All the engines look really good and i know it takes time to get them that prestige , must bee nice to have someone to do the anodizing here in and around town i haven't been able to find one to do it / some wouldn't even call back Rolling Eyes
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Post  aungmyatoo on Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:36 am

Tee Bee wrote:I got the RR1 back together today and am very happy with it!  The tank was spiffed up and re-anodized back to it's original blue.  The backplate had some minor scratches, corrosion, and tarnishing so it was worked smooth again and polished to a mirror finish.  With a new spinner, fuel line, and glow head, she was lookin' good as new.  The guy who did the tank and backplate work wants it to run and fly, not just sit on a shelf.  I intend to make good on that promise soon.

Is the tank has been de-anodized and re-anodized?
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Post  Tee Bee on Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:43 am

Getback, I sent the tank parts out to Oregon. I have an online friend there who does the work and specializes in small model engines. I can send you his contact info if you PM me for it.

Aungmyatoo, I'm not sure how he prepped the tank for re-anodizing. I've always trusted him to do his work without revealing his trade techniques. I've bought several engines from him and had him customize some others for me. All turned out beautiful. Here are some pics of his work including a Med .15, some Med .09s, a TD .049, and a highly polished TD .09. They are beautiful engines!

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Post  Tee Bee on Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:47 am

More closeups of Jim's custom work. You can see why I turned to him for the RR1 restoration help!

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Post  NEW222 on Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:53 am

Those are amazing little works of art!
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Post  ticomareado on Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:53 pm

A couple of those Medallions are blipping hard on my gaydar screen.
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Post  Tee Bee on Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:59 pm

Ouch!
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Post  ticomareado on Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:32 am

Well I hope I didn't trigger anyone. In the alternative, with some flywheels, cooling jackets and throttles, they'd really be cool in an R/C custom low rider version of a Cox Riviera.
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Post  getback on Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:15 am

Damn that is some Beautiful work PM will bee coming !!~ Cant Resist The Bunn
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Post  fredvon4 on Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:18 am

I am impressed with the turnaround time Texas to Oregon n back.....first post Tee Bee got the lot on 5 april
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Post  Tee Bee on Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:40 am

USPS really came through! After having gotten some engines and parts lost and broken in transit last year, it's a relief to see things show up unscathed.
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Post  rsv1cox on Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:43 am

ticomareado wrote:Well I hope I didn't trigger anyone.  In the alternative, with some flywheels, cooling jackets and throttles, they'd really be cool in an R/C custom low rider version of a Cox Riviera.

I always get a kick out of Victor's comments and this one is a gem.

If anyone has ever seen some of the beautiful low-rider customs coming out of LA, you will make the connection. It's a high honor compliment.

I love those engines Tee Bee.

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Post  Tee Bee on Thu May 02, 2019 10:27 pm

The planets finally aligned, allowing me the chance to fly a Cox RR1! She started easily with a few flips, tuned quickly, and ran great for several exciting flights on my Sharkface.

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Post  NEW222 on Thu May 02, 2019 11:16 pm

Good job. Glad it ran well for you. And great pictures.
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Post  Tee Bee on Fri May 03, 2019 12:24 am

Thanks! Considering that I took 7 Cox powered planes to the field and only got 3 of them into the air for various reasons, this was definitely the highlight of the day!
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Post  getback on Fri May 03, 2019 10:07 am

That's the way it should run Great FUN!! RC Plane
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