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Old 04-29-2016, 01:11 PM   #1
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RCGF 30cc twin - will carb on bottom ingest debris?

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I have an RCGF 30cc twin that will power my AMR Trainer 26. For now, at least, there will be no cowl. I fly from grass.

I can't be the first to use a twin with the carb pointing down and there must be other planes, even cowled ones, with the carb open to the bottom. This is new for me; all of my other gassers have rear carbs that are at or through the firewall.

I had a quick look around the web for air filters; that didn't turn up much.

So... is there are concern about ingesting debris at the field?
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Old 04-29-2016, 07:27 PM   #2
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Re: RCGF 30cc twin - will carb on bottom ingest debris?

I've only run my twin and quad gassers inside a cowl. No concern or issues after hundreds of flights off grass. Without a cowl I would probably find and run a filter.
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Re: RCGF 30cc twin - will carb on bottom ingest debris?

they make air filters for go-peds and 5th scale buggies that run small Zenoah gas engines...i'm sure you could fit or easily adapt one of those.
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