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Post  getback on Sun Dec 21, 2014 7:51 am

Got this with some other things was two of them the other was trash. Don't fit any cox engines I have , but will a Baby Spitfire . Look to be pretty strong the way it was fabricated / the aluminum is .029 in. thin ......       Getback Snowman
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Post  GallopingGhostler on Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:09 pm

Do you have a Spitfire to mount on it so we'd know how it looked? Lighting The Tree
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Post  Oldenginerod on Tue Dec 23, 2014 12:36 am

Definitely for a Baby Spitfire. They were radial mount only, so to accommodate the rear tank they had a stand-off mount. I think it was to suit a specific plane that was supplied with that engine.
My Baby Spitfire was apparently from an early version of the Wen Mac Aeromite and was mounted with a single nut on an extended tank retaining stud. Others just has a screw the same as you see on a Wen Mac or OK Cub tank.
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Post  getback on Tue Dec 23, 2014 8:16 am

Rod I believe you are right the fuel line goes right into the back were the tank would be... George its a Mel Anderson baby spitfire I think wee were crossed on this before , wish I had one of the other one 's       Getback Snowman
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Post  GallopingGhostler on Tue Dec 23, 2014 11:10 pm

Looks like a good engine for an Ebenezer, Joe Wagner Dakota or Sterling S-17 Hornet. Now I understand the construction, allows one to use the back mount 3 cc? tank. It also makes one appreciate the old technology and how the self contained Cox .020 Pee Wee was revolutionary for its time.
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