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Post  Kim Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:17 am

So some times, the search is over almost before it begins.  I barely got into the place before my eyes fell upon this beautiful, barrel throttled Medallion .09RC that looks like it just fell out of it's box.

Listed as an .049, I initially got excited about adding a throttled engine to my Goldberg Ranger, but it'll do just as nicely on my Jetco Navigator (if I ever get around to restoring it).

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Then, on the same table, I spotted this!


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I figure that, right off the bat, my labored breathing/panting, and slight wobbling pretty much blew any bargaining power I might have had.  But, for my 75 bucks, I also got an OEM glow head, fuel tank, backplate, Cox .049 glowhead, OK Cub .049 glow head, a rough but serviceable glow plug wrench, and even some teflon diesel head disks, all piled in a plastic Cox display lid.

This took me down to a few dollars and pocket change for some great club chili, and this:

One of my excuses for getting bleary-eyed at swap meets---you often got to look HARD for some of these "hidden-like-an-easter-egg" treasures!  Maybe "treasure" is a little bit of an exaggeration for this item, but I needed one, and there it was, hiding with Barbie and her Swamp Buggy!!

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So, we're due for some engine running!

P.S.  Forgot to mention that I "scooped" fellow Breezy Hill Flyer Leo on both these engines!  BWAAHAAHAA!!!


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Post  Cribbs74 Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:10 am

I too find it tough to pass up on Cox engines, even when I don’t need them. I am glad you are happy with your purchases, looks like they will be put to good use!

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Post  Marleysky Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:47 am

Super Swap Meet Shopping! Grab them bargains were ya find em! Got a real sweet deal on the 010! Pumpkin
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Post  getback Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:27 am

Sometimes things just work in your direction = and it did Great looking haul ! Small Cox Logo Money Toss
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Post  NEW222 Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:01 pm

Very nice score there Kim. They at least are going to a good home!
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Post  Levent Suberk Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:45 pm

Very good buying Very Happy Two Cents
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Post  Tee Bee Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:06 am

Score, Kim! I have one of those Med .09s with the throttled spray bar but it's missing the muffler/baffle portion.
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Post  getback Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:27 am

Tee Bee HI!! Do you just have the rotating spray bar for that .09 ?
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Post  Tee Bee Wed Nov 06, 2019 5:21 pm

Yessir. The spraybar is on the engine without the miffler that connects to it. Haven't tried to run it like that yet.
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Post  getback Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:45 am

Kinda hard to find item , i have a complete on and .049s some .15s also parts for the .15 but nothing for the .09 .. i see cox inter. and ex models have the reg. spray bar , you should run that baby ! Was hoping i had some extra parts for yours Sad
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Post  Tee Bee Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:30 am

Yep, should run it to see how she goes as is. It's in a long line of engines I need to experiment with. Seems when I finally get time to play, I always end up running my "go-to" engines so I can focus on flying instead of tinkering with engines all day. So many unfinished projects, but ai sure love this hobby! I actually have a handful of good-condition Med .09s that are ready to go, so it's hard to sidestep and play with the orphans. With that said, I would like to complete the throttle assembly on it someday and get it flying.
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Post  dckrsn Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:29 pm

Yep, I saw that too, Eric. The drive plate is a dead give away.
Shows it's a .09 or a .15.
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