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mastmec 12-03-2012 02:28 PM

mixing your own glow fuel
anyone mixing their own fuel with ester synthetic oil, I would like to know what viscosity you have used. And would a syntheticpolyolester lube be what I would want to use? Thanks.

jetmech05 12-03-2012 03:12 PM

RE: mixing your own glow fuel
I looked into mixing my own fuel......cheaper to buy the ready mix

LesUyeda 12-04-2012 07:40 AM

RE: mixing your own glow fuel
I quit doing that when it became virtually impossible/impractical to get nitro. California, you know:-))))))))))))))


jetmech05 12-04-2012 09:58 AM

RE: mixing your own glow fuel
Ahhh The Peoples Republik of Kalifornia.....In that case...I believe ester based is what Skydrol is made from if that is the case you don't want that...can you get Klotz oil? I was going to mix klotz with methol alcohol....then add Nitro form a speed shop in Daytona.....that's when It became impractable for me not to mention storing the stuff

invertmast 12-04-2012 10:02 AM

RE: mixing your own glow fuel
I have always used klotz super-techniplate oil.

Unless you are mixing up allot of fuel (20+ gallons), its cheaper to buy the ready mix. I figured out that 60 gallons of 10% nitro would cost around $800 to mix up in our location. Thats $13.xx per gallon,

Gray Beard 12-04-2012 01:20 PM

RE: mixing your own glow fuel
Last time I bought the Klotz I got it at Tower. There were different blends back then and I got it with the 20% Castor. I think they still sell it.

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