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Aug 25, 2019, 11:41 AM
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This is the bottle Iím playing with at the moment, a PeeWee for scale. Although the advertised capacity is 10cc, it will actually take a little over 12.

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Aug 25, 2019, 03:12 PM
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Yea most likely holds 10cc of the product sold with it. I have some tanks that hold
more too. Less the hardware inside them still offers a bit more than described
capacity.
Sep 09, 2019, 03:55 AM
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Following up on this the Texas Timers 1x2mm silicon fuel line showed up
I pulled the other brand out of the existing 5cc rated tank. 100% clunk
action after fuel was put in the tank must of help relax the tube prior
to that about 85% inverted. The other brand would flex to 65% of tank.

Size tanks suitable for this fuel line size would be the rated 5cc and 10cc
For sure a upgrade flight duration for less time on the ground refueling
and restarting every 2 min. flight! Will be nice to relax and enjoy run
time potential of a 7min flight with some throttle sleeve action.

1g of water equates to 1cc of capacity in your fuel tanks. The weight
of fuel is more heavy in lieu of the oil alone. It is safe to say this 5cc
tank can hold 6.8cc of fuel. Bottle is 21mm dia. x 27mm in the volume
area of the tank. Amazing to get full clunk action this size.

Last edited by 1/2A Nut; Sep 09, 2019 at 04:26 AM.
Sep 09, 2019, 10:02 AM
geoff
Hi I use this silicon cable you can strip a foot at a time but not tried it on a clunk tank.
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Sep 13, 2019, 11:21 PM
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I use noodle wire insulation from the high strand count flexible silicon insulated battery wire. See this link to a thread in another forum:

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/1-2-...revisited.html

Since the post some years back, the insulation is all I have used for 1/2A fuel tubing. It's impervious to glow fuel, but if repeatedly pulled and pushed over a nipple when refilling a tank, it has occasionally developed a split on the end. Just snip 1/8" off and reuse.

andrew
Sep 14, 2019, 12:30 AM
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Way to big for micro tanks.
Sep 14, 2019, 03:58 AM
geoff
two big ? OD or ID Borehole wall thickness size
Last edited by GEOFF 27049; Sep 14, 2019 at 04:28 AM.
Sep 14, 2019, 04:17 AM
geoff
Hi Andrew I did not crib it.I just did while I was trimming a windscreen and bingo 6awg two 30awg any color as well
Geoff
Last edited by GEOFF 27049; Sep 14, 2019 at 04:22 AM.
Sep 14, 2019, 04:54 AM
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Looks ok as long as it is working for you, I just like seeing the fuel prime go through the line.

The 1x2mm will take some sharp curves straight back to the firewall with minimum length used.
Best suited for the TD .010 for the .020 the next size up would be ok.

I use aluminum or brass tube through the firewall glue in place to avoid oil seep then use a second
piece to join from the inside to the tank. If ever the fuel line gets worn out from refueling all the time
I can simply replace just the outside short piece.

Shown here with the TD .020
Sep 14, 2019, 06:16 AM
geoff
Yes I agree with you. It is nice to be Abel not to see them. It badenuf to get 049 tubing in the UK But if you have not got make do. MUG An E Flyer IF YOU Want A BIT.


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