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Oct 03, 2003, 11:06 AM
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Diesel Fuel


Anyone know were diesel fuel can be obtained in Canada. More specifically Southern Ontario.

Regards Frank(Ollie) W.
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Oct 03, 2003, 11:30 AM
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Ask your local hobby shop to get some in or buy from Davis: http://www.davisdieseldevelopment.co...uel-tubing.htm
Oct 03, 2003, 11:36 AM
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Make your own if you can get the ingredients.

A good mix is 50% paraffin (kerosene) 20% Castor oil and 30% Diethyl ether (pharmaceutical grade). These are measured by volume, but are not critical. You can equally use 1/3 of each. Up to 2.5% of amyl nitrate will help as an anti-knock agent but not essential.

Ether is the problem and you need to ensure that the seller is aware it is for model fuel use.

Tony


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