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Old 11-11-2009, 09:33 PM   #1
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I have a Losi speed gun and it leaks like a bitch in heat. Is there anything better? I was thinking of a RB maybe-something all metal.
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My losi gun has been good to me.
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forget the fuel gun and just get a fuel bottle..
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My losi gun has been good to me too just a little wd40 on the trigger before every race and it's good to go. The gun will leak out of the air holes if you point the tip up in the air and then back down. You have to keep the tip pointed down and it shouldn't leak.
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I have a Losi speed gun and it leaks like a bitch in heat. Is there anything better? I was thinking of a RB maybe-something all metal.
This last batch of RB fuel guns were not that great... same with the Novarossi guns. Your going to have to wait at least three months for the RB gun or you can wait just a month or so for the Novarossi guns. I'll get you some part numbers for the Novas as soon as I hear anything.
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Losi over here.....>Loves it.
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Maybe you need this:

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...un-Rebuild-Kit
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I got the old school proline gun-bought it used 2 years ago and it works great. Like Frank stated the key is keeping it upright, if it leans over and fuel gets into the vent tubes it will leak. One of my buds took a squeeze clamp and attached a piece of pvc to it to make a little holder. I took a piece of pvc and attached it to my husky pitbag-between the two we can usually get the job done.
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all fuel guns leak. They are meant to deliver the fuel, not carry it. Your pit gun shouldnt even fill it till he has called you in. WD40 does wonders on the seals, so make sure you use it.

BTW, dont trust people saying use a bottle. I can get a 8th buggy in on the wall, fueled and gone 3 seconds faster then any bottle pit guy, and my tank will be perfectly full.
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all fuel guns leak. They are meant to deliver the fuel, not carry it. Your pit gun shouldnt even fill it till he has called you in. WD40 does wonders on the seals, so make sure you use it.

BTW, dont trust people saying use a bottle. I can get a 8th buggy in on the wall, fueled and gone 3 seconds faster then any bottle pit guy, and my tank will be perfectly full.
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This last batch of RB fuel guns were not that great... same with the Novarossi guns. Your going to have to wait at least three months for the RB gun or you can wait just a month or so for the Novarossi guns. I'll get you some part numbers for the Novas as soon as I hear anything.
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Where did you hear this? As much as i love novarossi motors I had two of there fuel guns, one original and one was a replacement and they both leaked terribly. Is there some sort of plan in the works to revise them?
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I have the Kyosho fuel gun, and while it is made with awesome craftsmanship, and DOES NOT LEAK, its really slow...
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The cap looks cool-anybody know if it will fit the proline gun
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Vp pro makes a awesome fuel gun I have been using it all year.
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+1 on the VP Pro gun, works perfect and a great price. My losi was like a leaky faucet. Went back to the bottle till I got the VP gun and have not been happier
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