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greggles47
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« on: January 08, 2020, 07:03:31 AM »

My Mini Ol Blue is about ready for assembly. Needs a tank to complete, usually no problem but Ive decided that it should have a fast fill valve. Not that it'll ever race but there are correct ways to do things.

Time will tell if I can make a valve.....
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« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2020, 07:06:47 PM »

It looks neat Greggles. They must be little beasties! Do you make or buy your fast fill valves? What ever happened eventually to your Roadrunner?

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« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2020, 09:03:36 PM »

Thanks John, it's been a fun little build, for a basket case car engine that seems to go pretty well.

I intend to make the fast fill, using one of Robin Hiern's as a guide. I mangled one on the lathe yesterday, so try try again.

The Roadrunner is alive and well if resting in the shed. I took it out for a fly before Christmas, sadly the flaps had lost their alignment and outside maneuvers were simply scary.  So a bit more resting and it'll be time to get off the wall.
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