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Post  Cribbs74 on Fri Sep 26, 2014 9:38 am

What a great story!

Hope he is enjoying it still.
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Post  Cribbs74 on Sat Sep 27, 2014 1:19 pm

Only a couple things left to do.

I reworked the tank this morning. It's a Brodak and it was a little too long so I shortened it so it would fit. I took the pickup tube from the top and soldered it to the bottom. I also soldered the pickup tube to the corner of the tank. Flushed/brushed with alcohol and pressure checked it.

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Post  RknRusty on Sat Sep 27, 2014 1:44 pm

Good going. I need to get less reluctant to do tin tank work. Is that a Fox .15?
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Post  Cribbs74 on Sat Sep 27, 2014 1:50 pm

It is the Fox. Even though it is light weight it's still heavy. Another choice would have been a Cox .09. That would require a major nose rework.

I do have a Fox .10, it's lighter, but not overly common and It has an integrated glow plug/head. The bolt pattern is the same as the .15, but no spare head makes it almost unuseable.

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Post  JPvelo on Sat Sep 27, 2014 2:08 pm

Cribbs74 wrote:

I do have a Fox .10, it's lighter, but not overly common and It has an integrated glow plug/head. The bolt pattern is the same as the .15, but no spare head makes it almost unuseable.

Could you get the .10 head tapped for Nelson plug?
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Post  Cribbs74 on Sat Sep 27, 2014 2:29 pm

Yeah, thought about that. If I had a burnt out one that would be ideal.

I also have no idea what it performs like. I think Fox rebadged the .10 hustler.
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Post  JPvelo on Sat Sep 27, 2014 2:35 pm

Post a pic of the glow head, I may have one.
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Post  Cribbs74 on Sat Sep 27, 2014 3:56 pm

JPvelo wrote:Post a pic of the glow head, I may have one.

Will do.
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Post  Cribbs74 on Sat Sep 27, 2014 10:21 pm

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