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Old 06-15-2009, 11:46 AM   #1
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Default Losi vs. ProLine Fuel Gun

I'm debating on which one I should buy. Looking for some opinions on both.
Which do you you think is better and why?

Any input would be appreciated. Thank you
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I use the losi one myself, and like it better than the proline ones. They all leak(losi and proline included) somewhat, but I find the design of the losi trigger and fuling cap better than the proline gun. The air tubes are also protected better on the losi gun.
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do they have like auto shut off when fueling?
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do they have like auto shut off when fueling?
Yup it's simple physics. When the fuel level reaches the air tubes, air stops flowing into the back of the gun and the fuel stops flowing into the tank. Pit stops are soo easy and fast with a fuel gun.
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Get the pro-line gun.

The Losi gun IS NOT accurate and is a bit slower than the pro-line gun.
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Get the pro-line gun.

The Losi gun IS NOT accurate and is a bit slower than the pro-line gun.
What's not accurate about it? Just curious, because mine has worked perfectly.
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What's not accurate about it? Just curious, because mine has worked perfectly.

the only issue i had with my losi gun was the trigger sticking open....but a quick dis-assembly and stretch of the spring solved that.
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A friend of mine had it a couple years ago...Long story short, after one night of racing when I was pitting for him I told him his truck only took a XX amount of cc's during a 10min qual. He said he had a feeling the hash marks on the gun were wrong...sure enough he tested and re-tested the following day. The losi gun was short changing us on fuel.

The only drawback with the pro-line gun is that the tubes gnar up the inside of fuel tank baffles....that will eventually lead to plastic particles floating around the inside of your tank.

I still like the pro-line gun though.
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Has anyone tried the RB fuel gun? CLICK HERE
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Anyone ever try the Ofna fuel gun.
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A friend of mine had it a couple years ago...Long story short, after one night of racing when I was pitting for him I told him his truck only took a XX amount of cc's during a 10min qual. He said he had a feeling the hash marks on the gun were wrong...sure enough he tested and re-tested the following day. The losi gun was short changing us on fuel.

The only drawback with the pro-line gun is that the tubes gnar up the inside of fuel tank baffles....that will eventually lead to plastic particles floating around the inside of your tank.

I still like the pro-line gun though.
Ah, I see what ya mean now. I never really paid much attention to the hash marks. I guess you could always re-number it if you wanted to. I just like that the losi gun has the spring cap, and everything is protected in it's design.
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Well it's overpriced for one. You also can't see the fuel so you can't tell when the tank is full, and to let go of the trigger. You also can't see how much fuel you have used, or how much fuel you have put into it.
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I use the losi one myself, and like it better than the proline ones. They all leak(losi and proline included) somewhat, but I find the design of the losi trigger and fuling cap better than the proline gun. The air tubes are also protected better on the losi gun.
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the only issue i had with my losi gun was the trigger sticking open....but a quick dis-assembly and stretch of the spring solved that.
Losi gun here as well..Dis-assembly is not needed, just spray some wd-40 on the o-rings behind the trigger and it does not stick
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Losi gun. When in a race, i can care less how many CC go into the tank.

The proline gun is good too, but you have to modify the tip to remove the brass airtubes to make them flush. If you dont, youll damage your tank lip, causing air leaks.


Just waiting for the guys to coming and say fuel guns suck. I can refill a 8th buggy with a fuel gun faster then any guy with a squeeze bottle. They can pick the car up and start dropping it while it is still taking fuel. With a gun, you can.
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Losi gun here as well..Dis-assembly is not needed, just spray some wd-40 on the o-rings behind the trigger and it does not stick
Agreed. I spray them every weekend if I remember to. I'm sure modding it is a better, more permenant fix, but the WD trick works well.
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