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Which Engine for my New Patriot?

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Old 05-20-2003, 02:59 AM
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Default Which Engine for my New Patriot?

Well guys I am getting close to putting my new Patriot kit on the bench. I was lucky to get one of the last ones made And I bought the Hobbico retracts for it and I have a NIP Macs Muffled tuned pipe and a header that will fit most 46 size engines. I dont want to buy a 350:00 dollar engine for my plane because it will be a regular flyer in my rotation. And if I want to really go super fast I will fly one of my ducted fans both glow and electric. So I was thinking about the OS 50 ringed SX engine on the pipe. I wont need flaps as the runway that I will fly off will be plenty long. I am however sheeting the whole wing and will fiberglass and paint the whole plane in Tbirds trim. Dont worry I have been glassing and painting for almost 16 years so I have it down. I glass almost all my planes as I cant use Monokote to save my life Is anyone running the OS 50 on their Patriot? If so how do you like it?
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Old 05-20-2003, 03:41 AM
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Default well-

The Jett 50 seems to be the favorite but it is kinda pricey ($260?)

The OS-50 is a good choice also-(I have not had one..)

Other top contenders:

YS-45 Macs pipe
Rossi-45/53 Mini or full pipe
Webra Speed-50
MVVS-49

I think the K&B Screamin' 48 would work well also-

Keep us posted,
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