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Hi..

im new to RC and all.. ive bought a couple of bottles of fuel.. and
Damn they are expensive.. i was wondering does anyone mix the fuel?...
if so.. what products do u use?

I want around 15- 20% nitro.. 12%+ lubricant... ive read on overseas
forums what to mix and stuff.. but.. none of the ingredients sound
familiar




i know it has to have (but no idea where to get or how much of)

Nitro

Methanol

Oil



so does any1 know what to mix, percentages.. and where to get the ingredients..





OH.. and overall.. is it better to mix ur own fuel? cheaper? or not worth it???

im new and not sure if all of u buy the expensive fuel or mix it urselves!???
 

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Fire,


I think you pretty much have it nailed.


20% Nitromethane
15% Sythetic Oil
5% Castor Oil (Quality here is important)
60% (the balance) Methanol


As to where to get it - dunno - how much - dunno..


Therefore is it cheaper to do it your self - probably (but dunno - again) - but I would imagine that it is difficult to purchase the ingredients in "easy to use" sizes.


Rgerads,


Chris
 

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cheers man...

im gonna have to sus this out a little more..

fuel is expensive.. and when u only have a casual job at target.. its hard to make enough money for everything!

ok.. now i know the ingredients.. anyone know where to get the ingredients from?.. preferably in melbourne!???



cheers
 

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Ok.. first of all, ask at your lhs where to buy the stuff they will tell you


im pretty sure you can get some of it, i think the caster oil but i cant remember if thats the ingredient, but one of them you can buy at some petrol stations.. they sell it. Just ask the lhs guys and they should know where.
 

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good idea.. never considered asking LHS.. i woulda thought they would
say.. nah dont mix it.. "buy this fuel.. and they point to their
bottled fuel"



lol.. yeah im sure they will help me out.. cheers
 
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