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Old 12-31-2018, 10:59 AM
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I'm finishing up a 1/4 scale sopwith camel by Balsa USA. I couldn't find a gas tank that fit well so I soldered copper tubing into the lid of a sig (metal) dope thinner container. Is it okay to use a metal tank?
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Old 12-31-2018, 11:39 PM
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Yes
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That has been the standard in aviation for years, as well as control-line modeling, free-flight, etc. Good job!
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Thanks for the reply. Iíve seen metal tanks but I wasnít sure if vibration or fitting strength would be an issue with a gasoline application. Iím going to use it.
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That has been the standard in aviation for years, as well as control-line modeling, free-flight, etc. Good job!
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Got pictures of your application/prototype?

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