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Old 06-02-2020, 11:20 AM
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Hello,
I've been out of the hobby for quite a while. Looking to start flying again. My plane has a OS Max. .40. I found a place online, s-whobby.com for fuel. My question is: is there Regular airplane 2% castor oil / 16% syn oil ok for my engine? 16% oil seems a little low, its been a while. Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 07-24-2020, 11:41 AM
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I personally use 20% oil in all my fuel, which is easy since I mix all of my own fuel. In your case, add 2 ounces of castor to every gallon and shake it up.

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Old 07-30-2020, 04:36 AM
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Easy enough to order ingredients online to modify a purchased gallon of fuel. Or you could mix your own fuel from scratch. Order oil and nitro online, find methanol locally.

https://www.bulkapothecary.com/raw-i...ls/castor-oil/

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https://sigmfg.com/collections/fuel/...ith-castor-oil
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The actual total amount of oil is 18%. 2% is castor, 16% is synthetic.

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