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Old 10-13-2010, 10:48 AM
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Questions?? Playing around with fuel...

I'm facing difficulty in finding nitro methane. So is it OK if I proceed break-in without it?

In that case, what ratio of methanol and castor oil should be used? Is there a way to calculate the optimum fuel ratio?

Also are there any alternate chemicals which could be used in the fuel mixture?
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Old 10-13-2010, 11:03 AM
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Forget about it buy fuel off the shelf.

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Old 10-13-2010, 11:35 AM
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Where are you?

In the states, Nitro can be found at any fuel supplier for drag racers, though it's often 90% or less.

But like the other guy said, just buy it ready to go from the local hobby shop.

I would not advise breaking in on no nitro. It might not get up to the same combustion temps and do more harm than good.
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http://birdcagesoft.com/heli/glcinst.exe

Nice little program and it's the one I use for blending my own fuel.
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