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Post  jsesere on Sun Nov 22, 2015 5:31 pm

Here's what I'm looking for. If you have one and don't want to sell it could you please send me the dimensions or recommend something that will fit.  Cox fuel tank Ll10
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Post  pkrankow on Sun Nov 22, 2015 6:43 pm

If it is for a runner, make one out of tinplate. If is it a restore, I can't help.

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Post  roddie on Sun Nov 22, 2015 8:51 pm

jsesere wrote:Here's what I'm looking for. If you have one and don't want to sell it could you please send me the dimensions or recommend something that will fit.

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I built a tank that looks close to that size. If you want to run it.. it's not hard to build one. I used .008" Tin-sheet and 1/8" copper tubing from the auto-parts store. I formed the tank-body around a 1/4" thick plug.. which also serves as a form for making the two end-caps. The plug can be hardwood plastic or aluminum.. whatever you can find to easily cut to size and form the Tin around. Holes for the tubes were pre-drilled "small".. and opened-up using an awl, to produce a fillet for solder to pool around the tube which adds a lot of strength and assures a better seal.

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This 6.1cc tank had uniflow venting for my CEF Reed-Speed airplane.. which you don't necessarily need on your model. I would run your feed-line to the bottom-rear of the tank though.. just like for an airplane. Provide a fill and vent, similar to the red tank in your pics.

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Some construction pics.. PM me if you have any questions. I'd be glad to help.

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This one's a little smaller at 4.6cc's capacity.. I made a few.
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Post  happydad on Sun Nov 22, 2015 9:20 pm

jsesere wrote:Here's what I'm looking for. If you have one and don't want to sell it could you please send me the dimensions or recommend something that will fit.  Cox fuel tank Ll10
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Joe: does it have to be the original?  why not use one of the cheap 60cc, 90cc, etc. fuel tanks from Hong Kong for $4.00 to $6.00 with free shipping.

see here:http://www.ebay.com/itm/111641213018?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

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I paid $3.60 for this one.

Also there is a guy on ebay who copied the tank you are looking for and sells it for $15.00 + shipping.

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Post  jsesere on Sun Nov 22, 2015 10:12 pm

Do you have the item # happydad?
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Wanted I ordered 1 90cc and a 260 cc and they will be here

Post  happydad on Sun Nov 22, 2015 11:01 pm

jsesere wrote:Do you have the item # happydad?

I ordered 1 90cc and a 260 cc and they will be here between Dec. 7 and Jan. 11. Most of the time earlier than the early date. However the tiny magnets I ordered in October aren't here yet.

Some hobby shops carry similar.
   p.s. I couldn't find the guy who sells the copy fuel tank.

here is a link to another one: http://www.ebay.com/itm/049-051-09-15-Model-Engine-Fuel-Tank-1oz-Round-for-Cox-049-051-09-15-/371311221828?hash=item5673df9c44:g:1mcAAOSwBahVN95x  ala bernie

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p.s. you are welcome to mine when it gets here.

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Post  happydad on Mon Nov 23, 2015 12:09 am

Joe: Here is another one. Cheap and maybe small enough.
link:http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/331244279929?item=331244279929&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&rmvSB=true

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$4.20 buy-it-now + $1.00 shipping

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