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Post  getback on Tue Dec 23, 2014 10:54 am

Hi everone can someone tell me is $35.00 a normal price for the handbook ? I am looking to get one so I can I.D. better without having to depend on some one else's or them just knowing or guessing Very Happy Eric Babe Bee .049 Small Cox Logo
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Post  Cribbs74 on Tue Dec 23, 2014 11:15 am

I think that is about par for those books. I don't own one though.

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Post  craig bernard on Tue Dec 23, 2014 11:19 am

I was interested in this book as well one of the members said it was quite informative. The 35.00 seems a little high for me living in canada it was 20.00 more I beleive for shipping so I decided know for now I would rather buy more parts etc. Babe Bee .049
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Post  balogh on Tue Dec 23, 2014 11:22 am

I bought mine at the same price on ebay 2 years ago. The information on COX engine types and parts I was interested in though is also available here and there on the net for free. A couple links below:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cox_model_engine

http://www.mh-aerotools.de/airfoils/cox_frameset.htm

If you are a gourmet and want all nitty-gritty details like serial numbers, years of production, various part combinations, go buy it.
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Post  craig bernard on Tue Dec 23, 2014 11:31 am

I printed the cox wikepedia off the computer it was 26 pages I beleive and went to dollar store and got a nice cover to put it in. Its nice to have the history different engines and cox plant how it evolved! Babe Bee .049
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Post  getback on Tue Dec 23, 2014 12:12 pm

THANKS GUYS !! I have been using the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cox_model_engine and had seen the http://www.mh-aerotools.de/airfoils/cox_frameset.htm site before and forgot to favorite it // that will probably have to do for now like Craig I had rather invest in more engines , parts /etc.. Now may be I can help the Bandit out he was wanting some info. on some BEEs . Getback Snowman
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Post  RknRusty on Tue Dec 23, 2014 5:42 pm

getback wrote:THANKS GUYS !! I have been using the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cox_model_engine  
That's Warren Leadbetter's wiki. He's one of our Aussie members here and at RCGroups. I think he goes by Warrenlead on CEF.
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Post  balogh on Wed Dec 24, 2014 1:54 am

getback wrote:................I had rather invest in more engines , parts /etc..  Now may be I can help the Bandit out he was wanting some info. on some BEEs . Getback Snowman

Think twice guys on what you plan to spend!!! Very Happy


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Post  anm2 on Thu Dec 25, 2014 6:48 am

I purchased the book about eight months ago. If you are a collector of Cox engines, it is money well spent. If you are just buying and refurbishing engines, you will enjoy this handbook too. It is pricey at $35, however, I use it all the time, and it has really enhanced my understanding of the engines I own (and would like to own). I will go out on a limb here and say if you are a member of this forum, you will really enjoy this handbook and be glad you purchased it. Just my two cents. Andy

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Post  Kim on Thu Dec 25, 2014 6:56 am

Me too. The book may be a bit on the high side, but I've continued to enjoy it, and have certainly spent more money on things that didn't deliver the enjoyment of this little volume.

I also printed out Warren's Wikipedia Page, and keep it tucked inside the book...and so, have a ton of info in one quick grab.

Comes down to personal preference, but I feel like it was money well-spent on my part.
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Post  getback on Thu Dec 25, 2014 7:45 am

Thanks Guys ; But for now I had to flip for a new pair of shoes seems more important at this time Huh... Eric
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Post  dckrsn on Fri Dec 26, 2014 8:30 pm

Been mulling over buying this book for a few years, and
I've never seen it for any price other than $35.Got a
birthday coming next week(ugh), and my wife will no
doubt ask "what do you want?". I could never justify
buying it outright for myself, sooooo....
Bob
edit: Now I don't see it listed antwhere. Go figure. Sad
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Post  getback on Sat Dec 27, 2014 7:44 am

Bob , check this I don't think there out also was on ebay http://www.modelenginecollecting.com/Cox%20Web%20Material/Cox-Book.html well not there now . Eric
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Post  dckrsn on Sat Dec 27, 2014 12:56 pm

getback wrote:Bob , check this I don't think there out also was on ebay     http://www.modelenginecollecting.com/Cox%20Web%20Material/Cox-Book.html   well not there now . Eric
Hey, thanks Eric.
Guess my search skills were a little impared last night. drunken
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