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Old 03-31-2006, 01:17 PM
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It's really necessary install the gas tank with foam???...

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Old 03-31-2006, 06:18 PM
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Yes, the fuel can vibrate and foam up. Also the tank can wear a hole in it from vibration. Vibration kills.
Old 03-31-2006, 06:28 PM
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I set my gas tank on a lite ply plate and velcro wrap it to hold it in place. no foam. I'm talking about gasoline, not glow fuel
Old 03-31-2006, 06:45 PM
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I use foam on my gasser's
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With the tank mounted to the test stand/table I have seen the tank vibrate enough to introduce bubbles into the fuel line and vary the engine speed enough to shut the engine down. Yes I would use foam.

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I would recommend that you use foam to seperate the tank from the airframe.
WHile you may not have a problem, is your plane worth the $4 in foam for the tank, battery and receiver.
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