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Post  Cribbs74 Fri Feb 17, 2012 6:57 pm

For RC applications.......

The smallest sullivan is 1oz or so i've seen. I know Perfect has littleuns but, I remember reading they were no good for RC. So, does anyone else make them?

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Post  RknRusty Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:05 pm

www.Brodak.com has a gazillion tanks, many pages of all sorts and sizes.

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Post  Cribbs74 Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:24 pm

Thanks Rusty,

I just went through all 23 pages (205) tanks and the only ones smaller then 1oz are the perfect style tanks and they are all uniflow, which from what I hear are no good for RC.

Surely someone makes a small clunk tank! I can't be the only guy who want's to fly .010 and .020 RC.

I guess I have to make my own as others have done.

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Post  John Goddard Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:36 pm

cribbs74 wrote:For RC applications.......

The smallest sullivan is 1oz or so i've seen. I know Perfect has littleuns but, I remember reading they were no good for RC. So, does anyone else make them?


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Tonights faffing around (too many burst glove fingers....) has been turning this 10cc Optrex bottle into one.
Note Texas Timers one way valve used as breather. Weighs 4 grams as is.
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Post  Cribbs74 Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:40 pm

Good show John!

Now, I wonder if my wife will get upset with me emptying all the eye drop bottles around the house........

Just the two lines? One fill and one outlet?
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Post  John Goddard Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:42 pm

And this colossus is a wedding bubble bottle of 15 cc that will be for the Pee Wee/Tee Dee 020 when it get's built.
A massive 7 grams this one.
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Post  John Goddard Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:46 pm

cribbs74 wrote:Good show John!

Now, I wonder if my wife will get upset with me emptying all the eye drop bottles around the house........

Just the two lines? One fill and one outlet?

Yeah this one will go on the outside of the plane Ron so I figured the fewer pipes the less messing around.
Fill is just pop out the valve, squirt the squirt in, replace valve and Roberts your Mothers Brother....
Well we will see in the Morning....
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Post  nitroairplane Sat Feb 18, 2012 1:18 am

cribbs74 wrote:Thanks Rusty,

I just went through all 23 pages (205) tanks and the only ones smaller then 1oz are the perfect style tanks and they are all uniflow, which from what I hear are no good for RC.

Surely someone makes a small clunk tank! I can't be the only guy who want's to fly .010 and .020 RC.

I guess I have to make my own as others have done.

Most of us use other things as tanks.
I use those little soya sauce bottles that come with lunch packs of sushi.
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Post  Cribbs74 Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:17 am

nitroairplane wrote:
cribbs74 wrote:Thanks Rusty,

I just went through all 23 pages (205) tanks and the only ones smaller then 1oz are the perfect style tanks and they are all uniflow, which from what I hear are no good for RC.

Surely someone makes a small clunk tank! I can't be the only guy who want's to fly .010 and .020 RC.

I guess I have to make my own as others have done.

Most of us use other things as tanks.
I use those little soya sauce bottles that come with lunch packs of sushi.

You must buy the high grade sushi, the stuff I buy only has the soy sauce packets.
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Post  nitroairplane Sat Feb 18, 2012 6:00 am

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Post  John Goddard Sat Feb 18, 2012 8:17 am

nitroairplane wrote:Only ever!

Ah now I'm with you Indra, Marks and Sparks or Tescos lunch packs xlnt idea gonna get some today.
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Post  nitroairplane Sat Feb 18, 2012 8:38 am

John Goddard wrote:
nitroairplane wrote:Only ever!

Ah now I'm with you Indra, Marks and Sparks or Tescos lunch packs xlnt idea gonna get some today.
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Oh and John if you don't find any I have probably got a few you can have.
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Post  MiniatureAircraftFactory Sat Feb 18, 2012 10:56 am

I use the empty bottles we use to pack the 25ml cyano in for larger small tanks, and the 15ml bottles we use for threadlock for anything smaller,

For very light weight i use empty aluminium glue tubes or occasionally i use empty syringes and pipettes , All seem to work fine
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Post  nitroairplane Sat Feb 18, 2012 1:16 pm

John Goddard wrote:
cribbs74 wrote:For RC applications.......

The smallest sullivan is 1oz or so i've seen. I know Perfect has littleuns but, I remember reading they were no good for RC. So, does anyone else make them?


Me Very Happy

Tonights faffing around (too many burst glove fingers....) has been turning this 10cc Optrex bottle into one.
Note Texas Timers one way valve used as breather. Weighs 4 grams as is.
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Cool John!
Fuel tubing seems I be something I never have enough of.
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Post  Cribbs74 Sat Feb 18, 2012 1:45 pm

I just picked up a couple perfect tanks at a local swap 3/4 oz and a 1/3 oz. Lools like the seams are soldered so I am going to heat a side up and see if I can pull it off and put a clunk inside them.

They only cost me 50 cents a piece so if I completely ruin them then no loss.
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Post  RknRusty Sat Feb 18, 2012 2:44 pm

Nitro, does that TT valve have free enough flow for venting? Mine seems to have a bit of resistance when I blow through it. But I use it for filling my pressure bladder, so it's fine for that. Just wondering.

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