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Old 02-21-2003, 11:58 PM   #11
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I've ran "Omega 15%" for quite a few years with good results.

Last spring, I picked up 3 cases of "sport XP 15% blended" and 1case of "XP 15% blended 4 stroke. XP claims 20% oil while Omega claims 18% oil..

Performance wise, I didn't notice that much difference between "brands" BUT! You get a much healthier "SLIME" from the XP brand

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Old 02-22-2003, 12:09 AM   #12
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Wow! I guess there's no real right answer. Maybe I'll try some 10% but will probably stay with 5% for a while since the engine has run great so far. This hobby can sure be overwhelming! Tons to learn! Thanks for all your input to all my questions lately!

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Old 02-22-2003, 07:19 AM   #13
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Ronm .... What the heck are you talking about?

I wish I knew!

It must have been late. When I read it back, it sounds like the "confused ramblings" of some de-ranged old modeller!

I just hope the newbies can make some sense out of it
The intent was to demonstrate how all the different components of the fuel affect the operation of our model engines. The info is the result of several years of experimentation.

The most important thing I missed! You must keep your fuel fresh!
Keep the containers well sealed. On humid days, just leaving the jug open for a while can spoil the whole jug of fuel. Methanol soaks up moisture like a sponge, even from the air.
If you suspect a container of fuel is contaminated, it probably is, and you should dispose of it.

Hmm....More rambling, must be early.

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Hi kstation i run cool power 10% i find it runs well in my engines from.46 up to 1.60 engines.I find 10% will give you a good transition and a more reliable idle than 5%.For sport flying of any kind this will do.Do not waste your money on higher nitro.Keep smiling happy flying.

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I run CP 15% Heli in all my 2 stroke helicopter, plane, and even my Saito 62 4 stroke engine. However, I run CP 30% Heli Performance in my YS 91 SR engine only.

As long as you set your needles slightly rich you should be fine using any fuel in any engine...


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10%cool power will give you a better idle than 5%.It will keep your engines running clean.To run higher nitro content for sport flying .Your wasting your money.
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