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Old Sep 26, 2010, 02:23 PM
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Ok guys, I have set my fridge to -140.....just got to wait for it to drop the last 110degrees or so....hmmmm.

Does the refrigeration liquefy the propellant, in which case, maybe being in the fridge is worse, as it will not disperse readily from an upended can?
..or maybe this will help to avoid the problem of residual pressure when I pierce the can?

I gave it a try with the 70% ether, didn't seem at all interested in any action. I dribbled a little of the easy start into the venturi and had a few 'fires' sufficient to kick the prop around and drive the contra-piston back against the screw, but the fuel clearly wasn't igniting.

I'll have to decant the easy start into a suitable airtight container and mix up a better fuel later in the week.

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