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Old 02-01-2003, 12:34 AM
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Default tower hobbies muffler?

Has anybody heard any informanion about these mufflers?

Its cause between the performance spec. pipe there....Well very

simular in looks.
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Old 02-01-2003, 12:49 AM
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Default tower hobbies muffler?

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXJB16&P=7

.46 muffler fits O.S. FX & SF .40 & .46

TT.40 & .46.
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Old 02-01-2003, 01:11 AM
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Default yup-

For $13 bucks you cannot beat it-

I will only run the Tower muff. on my Irvine, TT pro or my OS SF-

Better performance on all three...
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Old 02-01-2003, 01:16 AM
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Razor:
Can you tell us what kind of numbers you are getting with this muffler compared to the stock mufflers??

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Old 02-01-2003, 01:21 AM
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Default tower hobbies muffler?

HA HU AH HU. Well it doesn't say. personaly I still think the

perforamce pipe is still better.
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Default Best guess?

My best guess is about 600 RPM on my Irvine 53 from the stock to the Tower muffler-

Although, my H9 Tach/voltmeter is on the fritz and seems to be a piece of crap-

Now all my motors spin exactly "0" RPM's
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I've run the tower muffler and Ultrathrust muffler on the same engine.

In an OS .46 FX with a 10x7 MA Scimitar prop, Morgan Omega 10% nitro) after full break-in, I got about 13, 400/500 with stock muffler.

14,000 with Tower Muffler (lightweight, only $13)
14, 800 with Ultrathrust (a little heavier, big $$)

The ultrathrust tended to give better mid-level flight and transition.


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Aha! About 600 RPM with the Tower Muffler-

Keep us posted,
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I think for the price it's the best RPM gain out there
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I think I will have to try one for myself, it really sounds too good to be true
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Default tower hobbies muffler?

I have a T.H. muffler available off a .75, with only
one flight on it. That red material is part of the nose
from an F-20 Tigershark.
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Default tower hobbies muffler?

Nice! Is it for sale? I'm missing a piece off the nose of an F-20 Tigershark.
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Default tower hobbies muffler?

I have the same Tac / Voltmeter and I have the same problems. Last weekend I was trying to tac a friends plane and had the hardest time getting it to work right.

Even with the sun facing the tac still gives me problems. I tried moving all over place away from shadows and still no luck. It seems on mine it comes and goes as it wants to
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Default tower hobbies muffler?

Try letting the sun shine on the prop, and the front of the
tach in the shade....it will count better that way....

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Default tower hobbies muffler?

Okay I will give that a shot. But for some reason I think I got the lemon out of Tacs
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Default tower hobbies muffler?

you are better off in the shade. the sun will blind the shadow and the tach cannot see it in certian situations.
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Old 02-19-2003, 11:37 PM
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Default tower hobbies muffler?

what's the performance-difference between the tower .40 muffler and the tower .46? they look pretty different
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Default Tower Mufflers

Guys, Don't overlook the Macs's Mufflers. I have been using them on both the Max 32sx, and the Max 46fx, and feel they are good for at least 600 more RPM.
Besides that, they are cheaper, and lighter than the stock mufflers, and they are one piece, so no more, in-fight muffler part shedding.
Try them....at least pick one up when you loose that stock piece.....Cheapest speed secret I've come across. (It's a little hard to see on the pic below, but it's a really nice package with the Dust, and the 32sx!)

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Lighter, yes. But cheaper, I think not.
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Old 02-22-2003, 04:57 PM
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Default tower hobbies muffler?

here is another option also that really works good.

http://morrishobbies.com/product_inf...fee7aa370de5c1
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