Thread: fun in the snow
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Old Jan 09, 2003, 07:12 AM
MikeF
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Re: fun in the snow

They do run. hehe...been swamping with the frankenbug a bit.
water up to the carb.
3" long plastic tube for a snorkel.
You just gotta keep on the throttle enough so that the water flinging off
the flywheel doesnt stall it.


Joey <No@spam.org> wrote in message news:3E1D2F2F.5090409@spam.org...
> 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?
>
> ,Joey.
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> Paradox wrote:
> > "Dirtnap" <dirtnap2001@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> > news:6Z6T9.6224$nT1.137841@twister.kc.rr.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.
> >>
> >>

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> >
> > water would make the cooling thing easier
> >
> > I wish someone would make some kind of self sealing snorkel, so if water

got
> > into it it would close up the air intake before it made its way into the
> > engine
> >
> >

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