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Post  rsv1cox on Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:44 pm

I spent some time today gathering and mounting for display some of my more interesting Cox engines.  Of course, they are all interesting, but some are more interesting than others. Smile  Most have been ran, some have not.  Some may never be.





A pikers collection compared to most here, but it's a start.

They do have friends though. Smile



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Post  Marleysky on Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:29 pm

SWEET! Nice display case and plexiglass mounts. Looks very professional. Someday I might get organinized enough to mount some of mine. Now, I just have a "box'o motors or two, or three. LOL
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Post  rsv1cox on Sat Sep 12, 2015 6:38 am

Thanks,  Those plastic mounts make things easy.

I was hoping that someone would comment on the two different intakes on the Space Bugs.  Does one predate the other?  Why the change?  Simple minds want to know..... Smile

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Post  getback on Sat Sep 12, 2015 6:55 am

Nice !! Very clean , did you AF boil that Space Bug? I have used some fuel hose length's to space the prop nuts on the one that want screw all the way down, but that was just selling display . I have yet to do any decent display for my sweet little baby's. Good Fun !! Small Cox Logo Babe Bee .049 Small Cox Logo  Eric
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Post  Mark Boesen on Sat Sep 12, 2015 9:12 am

The venturi on the right is the early version, i don't think it was made for more than a couple years at most, more than likely it will also have the non-flange case.
Better air flow, the early tank had a smaller diameter air tube as well, the new tank was first offered in the 1953 hop-up kit.
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Post  anm2 on Sat Sep 12, 2015 2:38 pm

Marleysky wrote:SWEET! Nice display case and plexiglass mounts. Looks very professional. Someday I might get organinized enough to mount some of mine. Now, I just have a "box'o motors or two, or three. LOL

What size are your mounts? Dimensions that is. Thanks, Andy

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Post  rsv1cox on Sat Sep 12, 2015 3:28 pm

anm2 wrote:
Marleysky wrote:SWEET! Nice display case and plexiglass mounts. Looks very professional. Someday I might get organinized enough to mount some of mine. Now, I just have a "box'o motors or two, or three. LOL

What size are your mounts?  Dimensions that is.  Thanks,  Andy

The base is 2 5/8" overall, effective length is 1 7/8", width is 1 1/2".  Upright is 1 7/8" width is 1 1/2"

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Post  anm2 on Sat Sep 12, 2015 4:15 pm

rsv1cox wrote:
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Marleysky wrote:SWEET! Nice display case and plexiglass mounts. Looks very professional. Someday I might get organinized enough to mount some of mine. Now, I just have a "box'o motors or two, or three. LOL

What size are your mounts?  Dimensions that is.  Thanks,  Andy

The base is 2 5/8" overall, effective length is 1 7/8", width is 1 1/2".  Upright is 1 7/8" width is 1 1/2"

Bob

Thanks.

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Post  rsv1cox on Sat Sep 12, 2015 4:47 pm

Mark Boesen wrote:The venturi on the right is the early version, i don't think it was made for more than a couple years at most, more than likely it will also have the non-flange case.
Better air flow, the early tank had a smaller diameter air tube as well, the new tank was first offered in the 1953 hop-up kit.

Thanks Mark, Now I know.

Eric, both engines came to me in great shape. They look new, no need to clean them up at all. I just wiped them down with a soft rag and a little Remoil.

I get a kick out of seeing Kim fly them on his R/C planes.
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Post  akjgardner on Sat Sep 12, 2015 4:52 pm

Very Nice Display Case.....I just stopped at a yard sale and they had an old dime store display case, but it was too high and needed work. It would have made a nice display case too.
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