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Old 10-03-2006, 10:29 PM
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Default Folded up clunk

Hi Guys
I had a hard landing with my Tower Hobbies 40 trainer. The tank is almost full of fuel, but there is nothing but air getting to the carb. I believe the clunk has folded up in the tank. Is there a way to get it straightened out without removeing the tank from the plane.?
Thanks in advance. Fred
Old 10-03-2006, 10:34 PM
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Default RE: Folded up clunk

I've often held the nose of the plane up and smacked the side at the fuel tank. It often works but you're really only putting a band-aid on the problem. If it did it one, it'll do it again. Best to take the tank out and fix it right.
Old 10-04-2006, 10:17 AM
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Default RE: Folded up clunk

Hold the plane nose up and give it a throw downward with a quick snap up and it will usualy slide back into place. If not stand it on it's nose to pump the fuel out and try again.
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