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Old 05-15-2005, 09:12 AM
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Hey John,

Here is a shot of my set up!

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Old 05-15-2005, 09:44 AM
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Hi Skeet! Looks good, you bringing it to JOW?
Old 05-15-2005, 10:13 AM
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Hey guys, just got my fuel setup together this morning, back plate is SS, didnt have any rems of aluminum at work today. Made 4 mounts in 1/2 hour. Very little time to screw it all together.

Anyway, thought it looked pretty neat.

VH

While you are at it, could you make one for the GR?

Old 05-15-2005, 10:19 AM
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GR, you want just the stainless backplate, or the whole setup? Check your PM's
Old 05-15-2005, 11:24 AM
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John; just be aware what you do with jet A and gasoline can make a difference. Jet A is very tolerant of mistakes gasoline is not! I will not go into great depth but think it through. Think always what if???

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Old 05-15-2005, 11:32 AM
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Jerry, not sure I follow you, check your PM's The jet fuel is for the jets, the gas is for the giant aerobats with gas engines....
Old 05-17-2005, 02:47 PM
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Ha Skeeter now you need a king cat to go with the fuel system. Dan
Old 05-17-2005, 10:10 PM
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Jerry, not sure I follow you, check your PM's The jet fuel is for the jets, the gas is for the giant aerobats with gas engines....
I think he may be referring to using electric fuel pumps with gas......
Old 01-15-2006, 04:56 PM
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I just completed my fuel station for my F-15. I'm getting serious! You can see the on off button has a lighted toggle to let you know that the IN/OUT switch is armed. The battery is a 7.2V 2400mah nicad, Jetcat Pump, and a Wally World fuel filter. it also uses a filtered clunk. The fuel pump is on the side of the battery box so nothing can drip on it. I don't know why, but I really like how it came out.
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Old 01-15-2006, 08:10 PM
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Mike, I will show you how your pumping station works in Austin

There is a little nozzle thing that goes into your fueling port inside your jet, and when you hit the go button, it will make an F-15 haul ass!
Old 01-15-2006, 08:39 PM
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So that's where you put that thing!
Old 07-10-2006, 10:26 AM
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Does anyone know where I can get this "Wallly World" fuel filter? It looks good, but I cannot find it. Does anyone have any other filter recommendations for a fuel can?

Thanks
Old 07-10-2006, 12:14 PM
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Craig,
I don't think you can get the filter shown at wally world. It is made by spectre and I believe the model # is 2830 or something like that. I ordered it through amazon. It's about eight bucks. There are some auto parts stores that carry it also.

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Old 07-10-2006, 12:35 PM
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Does anyone know where I can get this "Wallly World" fuel filter? It looks good, but I cannot find it. Does anyone have any other filter recommendations for a fuel can?

Thanks
Craig, try looking in the boating section. That is where I found mine. If not I know that Napa has them. Here is mine[link=http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_4284693/anchors_4284901/mpage_1/key_fueling%252Cstation/anchor/tm.htm#4284901]Simple Fueling Station[/link]
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Old 07-11-2006, 04:45 AM
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What to do if you have a bit of spare time? Build a fueler! 12 AH battery built into the base for charging RX/ECU batteries. I don't store or transport it with fuel in it, just use it at the field. - John.
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Old 09-29-2017, 02:52 PM
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A bit ancient thread I'm reviving here but these 2 interesting products just came into the market, that may assist the community.

Product #1
Tankstation "autofill" - VSpeak Modell, www.vspeak-modell.de/en/downloads/autofill.pdf?attredirects=0
Price: http://www.vspeak-modell.de/de/downl...attredirects=0

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Old 10-03-2017, 06:03 PM
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you guys have done some nice work.

After a couple different cans, I finally threw in the towel and called Jersey.. I just finished working with Dean on a updated design on the 7.5 gal can.. If you go to the website and look, you will see my setup, and his new 7.5 gal can/pump.. It has a larger battery case, and some extra little things I wanted. Mine is the yellow one sitting in front of the Elan in the gallery.

the reason I went to a 7.5 gal is that I can pour a full 5.25 gal mix into it and still DeFuel my plane and can put a full can into it before its completely empty, thus not having to stop refueling to refill the can.. it works awesome.

It has 10,400 MAH 8.4 volt LiOn battery in place of the nickel and will fill all weekend with no charging.
goose.
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Default VSpeak autofill fuel station

Please visit us at the JetPower next month in Donauwörth, there we can demonstrate you, how easy and safe with our autofill station can fill fuel bags.
Old 08-24-2018, 10:38 AM
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Originally Posted by siclick33 View Post
What are you guys using to fuel your jet?

I am very tempted with the Jersey modeller setup but it's extortionately expensive for what is, in effect, a plastic can and a pump.

If I build my own what is the best pump to use? What sort of places can I get the plastic cans from? Are all these types of plastics cans Kerosene proof?
I bought the same pump from Dreamworks and made my own with the evolution fuel cap from Horizon and a 5 gallon can. Just use a 7.4v lipo to fuel and defuel Spent about 120 bucks that way
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Already had a manual fuel system but got tired of hand cranking. Came up with this little pump box system. The rocker switch is main power on. The rocker feeds the regulator, the regulator feeds the pump. The pump has off, forward, and reverse. The pump box is held on to the fuel jug with pro strength velcro so I can move it to other jugs or remove it when needed. Works great, and fairly cheap!

$12 (including shipping) digital voltage regulator off of amazon. works great slows the pump down via lower voltage when needed.
$9 6x3x2 project box from radioshack.com
$2 rocker switch from radioshack.com
$22 bucks for the sullivan smoke and diesel pump from towerhobbies.com
4 cell 2100 lipo I already had. about 18bucks when i bought it i think.


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Old 09-13-2018, 01:56 PM
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WOW! Looks like 1,000 000 000 bucks
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Kevin,

Perfect timing, I just ordered the smoke pump so I can stop hand cranking the smoke oil. Now I have a small project to build.

Thank you,

Jeff
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Thanks Vasek.
Good luck Jeff, its a fun little project. The 12 dollar digital voltage regulator was the find of the build. Amazing its only 12 bucks shipped. It works great so far, hopefully it will hold up but if not it can be easily bypassed...and then switch to a 3 cell lipo for the pump. The regulator automatically drops one volt which is why i went 4 cell lipo.
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Originally Posted by kevin View Post
Already had a manual fuel system but got tired of hand cranking. Came up with this little pump box system. The rocker switch is main power on. The rocker feeds the regulator, the regulator feeds the pump. The pump has off, forward, and reverse. The pump box is held on to the fuel jug with pro strength velcro so I can move it to other jugs or remove it when needed. Works great, and fairly cheap!

$12 (including shipping) digital voltage regulator off of amazon. works great slows the pump down via lower voltage when needed.
$9 6x3x2 project box from radioshack.com
$2 rocker switch from radioshack.com
$22 bucks for the sullivan smoke and diesel pump from towerhobbies.com
4 cell 2100 lipo I already had. about 18bucks when i bought it i think.

Hi Kevin do you have the item number for the digital voltage regulator?

Thanks

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