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Post  bullit132 on Sat May 11, 2013 12:06 pm

ive been running powermaster heli fuel 30%nitro with23%synthetic blend,just went to the hobby shop and got a new quart at 21.00 with tax,but i saw some byrons heli fuel 30% with 17%synthetic at 41.00 for a gallon would this byrons fuel be acceptable for my cox engines??i also always throw in a shot of klotz syn tec with 20%castor oil in it,hope you all approve of byrons fuel,cause ill buy a gallon of it,alot cheaper Beer Cheers
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Post  RknRusty on Sat May 11, 2013 12:37 pm

bullit132 wrote:ive been running powermaster heli fuel 30%nitro with23%synthetic blend,just went to the hobby shop and got a new quart at 21.00 with tax,but i saw some byrons heli fuel 30% with 17%synthetic at 41.00 for a gallon would this byrons fuel be acceptable for my cox engines??i also always throw in a shot of klotz syn tec with 20%castor oil in it,hope you all approve of byrons fuel,cause ill buy a gallon of it,alot cheaper Beer Cheers
The one I would use from Byron is # 3130230


I would then add 1.6oz of castor to bring it up to 20%. None of his castor/synth blends have enough nitro for my preference in Coxes. If you want them to last, 25% nitro is easier on them than your 30% and the performance difference is negligible for sport flying.

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