R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Nitro On-Road

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-30-2007, 04:17 PM   #1
Tech Regular
 
jeff1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 377
Default Best Fuel Gun?

I would like to buy a fuel gun buy don't know which one exactly shoud I get. I have seen a lot of manufacter (kyosho, ofna, proline, rc-mushroom, ths etc) and a lot of that leaks or don't work properly, therefore im asking what's the best?
Please comment
issues, gains on pitstop, capacity etc
thanks guys
jeff1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2007, 04:23 PM   #2
Moderator
 
Artificial-I's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Rurouni Kenshin
Posts: 3,459
Trader Rating: 17 (100%+)
Send a message via AIM to Artificial-I
Default

Rb fuel gun I hear is well liked , but Ive heard the new proline is good , but not sure if youve seen that one leak too. Only drawback on the proline that I have is it pinches inbetween your thumb and finger. Gotta wear like a mechanix glove.

Last edited by Artificial-I; 02-03-2007 at 08:21 AM.
Artificial-I is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2007, 04:24 PM   #3
Tech Fanatic
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: cincinnati ohio
Posts: 881
Trader Rating: 93 (100%+)
Default Fuel Gun

Proline is by far the best!!!!
latemodel13 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2007, 09:20 PM   #4
Tech Addict
 
Michael P's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 640
Trader Rating: 6 (100%+)
Default

I think the PROLINE is the best fuel gun.
Michael P
__________________
♦ TEAM SHEPHERD WORLD ♦ AIRTRONICS ♦ CONTACT TYRES ♦ TEAM PICCO ♦ BYRON FUELS ♦ DESOTO RACING ♦ PROTOFORM / PROLINE ♦ MIP RACING PRODUCTS ♦
Michael P is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2007, 06:46 AM   #5
Tech Rookie
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 19
Default

Is anyone using a fuelgun for a 1/10 touring car?
It is easy to use one for a 1/8th car, but with a 1/10th car with touring car body? Is it possible to use a fuelgun through the hole in the front window or do you have to make a hole above the fuel tank?
andyr74 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2007, 07:46 AM   #6
Moderator
 
Artificial-I's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Rurouni Kenshin
Posts: 3,459
Trader Rating: 17 (100%+)
Send a message via AIM to Artificial-I
Default

For easier fueling you dont want to place the hole in the middle of the windshield, but more towards the top of the windsheild, this gives you easier access.
Artificial-I is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2007, 11:40 AM   #7
Tech Addict
 
fraz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Posts: 653
Send a message via AIM to fraz
Default

I have tried pretty much all the known fuel guns and own many. Plus, I make my own guns so "best" is a subjective term. They pretty much all have to leak somewhat by design because they have open vent tubes from the body to the outside world. Also, the gun is not a fuel storage device. You fill it up a lap to three prior to your stop. That said, don't get hung up on a little dripping once it is filled and stood up on end**. Your main concern should be comfortable flow (some can't deal with fast guns), and how it feels in your hand (i.e the ability to aim and hit the fuel tank in a hurry). There are a lot of other features I could drone on about but those are the two biggies. The rest are all personal preferences.

--Generic purple, red Dynamite, and Kyosho gun are same, fair guns but slow.
--Collari gun, awesome flow but heavy overall (rare and out of prod for years)
--RB gun, inconsistent flow, great balance. Slow 125cc but great for 75cc
--ATS gun has nice looks but is slow and heavy
--Proline is good bang for the buck and readily available, but pinches bad
--Huge Dynamite gun, leaks like a sieve and is beyond awkward
--Manix gun, awesome but rare/unobtanium.


**Many people tend to think it is ok to fill and lay the gun down flat. This is not ok as every gun will leak due to the vent tube design.
fraz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2007, 07:09 AM   #8
Tech Regular
 
mugendude's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 366
Default

pro line is the best because it dousnt leak and its fast
__________________
murnan modified rb xenon R ballistic missle i love the smell of nitro in the morning
www.rc-racing.org
mugendude is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2007, 12:06 PM   #9
Tech Adept
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Florida
Posts: 216
Default

Pro-line
Luke W is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-2007, 01:02 PM   #10
Tech Rookie
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 19
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Artificial-I
For easier fueling you dont want to place the hole in the middle of the windshield, but more towards the top of the windshield, this gives you easier access.
Anyone had some pictures of how they did it?
I read various comments on this. Some claim you don't have enough coolling anymore if the hole is to much to the top of the windshield.
andyr74 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-2007, 01:38 PM   #11
Moderator
 
Artificial-I's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Rurouni Kenshin
Posts: 3,459
Trader Rating: 17 (100%+)
Send a message via AIM to Artificial-I
Default

Ill take a picture of mine. But yeah dont go too high. Just the legal roar size cut-out and place the edge near the top of the windshield. Some gas tanks are further forward which makes it easier so this sometimes isnt a big deal.
Artificial-I is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2007, 10:34 AM   #12
Tech Regular
 
jeff1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 377
Default

guys
thank you so much
I decided to get the pro-line
does anybody know a store that sells it worldwide?
jeff1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2007, 12:26 AM   #13
Tech Rookie
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 12
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Michael P
I think the PROLINE is the best fuel gun.
Michael P

Do you mean this?
Proline Fuel Gun
Attached Thumbnails
Best Fuel Gun?-proline-fuel-gun.jpg  
DayDream0619 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2007, 02:45 AM   #14
Tech Rookie
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 10
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DayDream0619
Do you mean this?
Proline Fuel Gun
It is proline's and good to use. No fuel leakage and fast refueling.
But so strange I've seen the one nearly 80% similar to.

Similar one:

Last edited by LateComer; 03-14-2007 at 05:26 AM.
LateComer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2007, 04:30 AM   #15
Tech Rookie
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 9
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by LateComer
It is proline's and good to use. No fuel leakage and fast refueling.
But so strange I've seen the one nearly 80% similar to.

Would it be Original Equipment Manufactured?

Similar one:
Besides the colour,any distincts between them?
I can't see any differences.....
cgstrrf is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
O'Donnell Racing Fuel vs. R2R Fuel SKOT Nitro Off-Road 4 12-28-2007 07:34 PM
Tower Hobbies Power 20% nitro fuel VS Trinity Monster Brew 20% nitro fuel? needhelpPLZ? Nitro Off-Road 1 07-23-2007 06:01 AM
30% fuel motohead24 Electric Off-Road 14 02-08-2006 03:36 AM
<NEW> MONSTER TRUCK FUEL FROM MAXY'S PRO RACING FUEL !!!! <Maxy's> Nelson Racing Forum 0 11-08-2005 10:13 AM
Does O'Donnell fuel make a huge accel. gain on HPI fuel Smoke21 Nitro On-Road 3 05-03-2004 05:44 PM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. It is currently 06:45 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net