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Old 03-18-2010, 01:30 PM   #16
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I use both, i got a cheap fuel bottle from a lhs, i use this for qualifers since most of the time we run 6 min so we warm up for 2-3 min and come in for a top off b4 the loop goes live(ifmar style) and i bought a losi fuel gun, im happy with it just wish i didnt have problems with the trigger, its been sticking, but nothing some lube doesnt fix, i havent seen or heard anyone else having that issue. with theres. my dad is great with a fuel gun, many times ive came in second and came out first. i used to think, why waste money on a fuel gun, my bottle works fine. but i had tried one out one night when i was pitting a buddy and i was sold
doug stretch out the spring a tiny bit and it will put that much more pressure on the trigger and closing the tip.

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I use a Losi gun but mine is backwords of yours mudboger. Mine leaks from the trigger when it's full holding it nozzle down so you have to fill it then hold it nozzle up when the car comes in flip it quick and hit the trigger.

so you hold it upside down as the car is coming in then go upright and fill the tank ? ?

FYI they do sell a O-ring kit for the losi gun that should solve the leaky trigger
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Old 03-18-2010, 01:40 PM   #17
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Same gun I have and so far I like it, I did build a holder to keep it upright while on pit lane...



what did you use for the holder for the gun? looks like maybe a rod and reel holder?
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I have a Dynamite Nitrolite. If held upright, it will leak from the vent tube when you first turn it over to fill the vehicle but is otherwise leak free. My wife usually fills the vehicle and she prefers to use the bottle. Since a couple seconds isnt going to affect my race much I tell her to use whatever she is comfortable with. I know she'd be quicker and more accurate with the gun though.

I prefer the gun if I'm pitting for somebody.
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Joe,

I have a losi fuel gun and you are free to try it out any time you want.
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Thanks Dayton. I am going to try nitro this year as I am getting alittle bored with electric.
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Yep, that's where I'm at myself...

Until I can go an entire main and not flip, or need to be marshalled (unless I get hacked by someone else), I'll stick with the good 'ole fuel bottle.
good luck with that pros even crash
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good luck with that pros even crash
Very good point....perhaps I should revise that to say, until I can finish an entire main and not flip due to my crappy driving!

As for a fuel gun holder, I saw a really cool one at PNB. Get one of those 8" spring clamps at Home Depot (the plastic ones are easiest to work with, but steel works too). Cut a 1" long section of PVC pipe and screw it to the side of the clamp. Now you have a simple, portable fuel gun holder, that you can clip on the pit wall.

It was a pretty slick idea....if I ever switch to a fuel gun, I'm gonna plagiarize it shamelessly!
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what did you use for the holder for the gun? looks like maybe a rod and reel holder?

It's just PVC pipe that I cut down.
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