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Old 07-01-2009, 11:35 AM   #16
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I have never used a fuel gun till recently when I came accross a Pro-line gun on a 50% table and picked it up for cheap, and now, at big races I would not pit without it. My gun does not leak at all unless you shake it around. Very fast and you know the tank is filled. I came in for a pit with an 8sec lead on 2nd place and left the pits in the lead, and cushioned it well after another lap when they had to pit (Without a gun). When you are racing very close a few seconds can make the difference. At that same race the announcers actually questioned whether I had actually got any fuel........2 person pitting + fuel gun = Very fast pit stop.
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Old 07-01-2009, 01:17 PM   #17
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just like in the picture with Jimmy Wright pitting Lutz a one person buggy pit can be faster and less cumbersome when the car is comming in from the right.
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Old 07-01-2009, 01:38 PM   #18
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I agree Casey, I haven't been to a track yet where you enter from the left, but have seen them. Then two-person stops are the ticket but on normal right side entry, i feel i'm just as fast if not faster pitting it by myself...w/ a fuel gun...
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Old 07-01-2009, 02:44 PM   #19
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I thought there was rule you couldn't use 2 guys to pit.
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Old 07-01-2009, 02:49 PM   #20
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Fuel guns are definitely faster. Not to mention, if you try to do a fast pit stop with a bottle, the fuel usually foams up, and is full of bubbles. When it settles, you find out you only have about 3/4's of a tank.
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Old 07-01-2009, 05:01 PM   #21
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i pit for a guy that owns a losi fuel gun and i prefer to use the gun over the bottle. reasons for this; its faster, cleaner, and gives an accurate reading of cc's used. in order for it to be faster and more accurate you have to fill it all the way up and not pull the trigger until its in the tank. if its all the way full when the fuel in the gun stops going down the tank is full, faster and easier to watch the fuel in the gun than the fuel in the tank with a bottle. guns do not produce foam because the air in the tank goes out through the gun as fast as the fuel goes in. cleaner because no spilled fuel, which makes for a happy driver after the race weekend. yes make sure the o-rings in the losi gun stay well lubed as with any o-ring once they dry out they donot perform as well. losi is releasing a rebuid kit, o-rings, for the losi fuel gun, not sure if it is out yet. but im just going off what i have experianced and have seen.

remember dont slam the fuel lid!!!
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Old 07-01-2009, 05:26 PM   #22
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I guess I'm going to start using my fuel gun for pitting now.
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Old 07-01-2009, 06:01 PM   #23
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just like in the picture with Jimmy Wright pitting Lutz a one person buggy pit can be faster and less cumbersome when the car is comming in from the right.
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For the Worlds we practiced single person left side fuel stops as well. Then someone told us IFMAR always runs clockwise......
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Old 07-18-2009, 11:00 PM   #24
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I have been using the Proline gun and found it to be good if looked after, Havent had any problems with it.And yes much faster as well.
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brought a losi speed shot holy crap this thing is fast and it isnt hard to learn my wife can do it so aint that hard
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So the proline gun is a good one??
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The Pro-line one is good but has been discontinued.
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The Pro-line one is good but has been discontinued.
Don't worry Donnie, I'm still trying to work out some details to get mine into production.
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I am thinking about getting a fuel gun but not sure with one is the best?
$30 for the dnyamite
$40 for the losi
$60 for the RB

whats the best gun for the buck. I like the way the RB looks but I dont know if you can see how much fuel is in the gun or is there other brands that are better?
Hands down the best but they are far from cheap.

http://www.novarossiusa.com/product_...roducts_id=975
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Hands down the best but they are far from cheap.

http://www.novarossiusa.com/product_...roducts_id=975
And thats why Proline discontinued their fuel gun...........

The company manufacturing them for Proline started selling them to other company's.....

Thats China for ya.
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