"Joey" <No@spam.org> wrote in message news:3E1D2F2F.email@example.com...
> I am a member of a RC air club with the field next to a lake with the
> inevitable occasional plane going in the water. Water does not at all
> damage your engine, just remove only the plug and rinse/flush the engine
> with fuel, and run it as soon as possible again. A nose down crash into
> land is much worse with all the dirt/sand.
> Would be interesting to know if an nitro engine would keep running with
> a snorkel, or would the cilinder/plug cool so it would not ignite
> anymore. Anyone?
hrm, didnt think about that, maybe have some sort of sealed ignitor clip on
the end to keep constant power to the filiment? would burn though plugs like
> Paradox wrote:
> > "Dirtnap" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > news:6Z6T9.6224$nT1.email@example.com...
> >>I have used swim caps on my E-Maxx.
> >>The nitro engine will be the real challenge.
> >>It cant be covered up.
> >>It must breathe and cool itself.
> >>Just try to protect the radio.
> > water would make the cooling thing easier
> > I wish someone would make some kind of self sealing snorkel, so if water
> > into it it would close up the air intake before it made its way into the
> > engine