Can you add spacers in a Cesaroni for less grains?

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  1. Dec 6, 2019 #1

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    I saw a video of using spacing adapters for an AT 29mm case making a longer case use less grains.

    Is the Cesaroni the same? Can I use two 24mm grains in a 6 grain 24mm tube?

    Thanks!
     
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    No. Minimum is using a 4 grain CTI reload in a 6 grain motor.
    ie. No more than 2 spacers in a motor tube at one time.
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    So, if you get 3 grain, you can do 1, 2 or 3 grains. And you get a 6 grain, you can do 4, 5 or 6. Correct?

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    You got it :).

    Just remember, if you have a 6XL case, you need the first spacer to be an XL type (makes it 5 grain) and the second (if used) is the standard size (to get 4 grain).
     
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    Adding on to OtT, i like to get a 2 grain, 5 grains, and 6xl case. Thats been the purchasing sweet spot for me
     
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    Yes 3 grain and 6 grain cases allow you to fly anything from 1 to 6 grains motors. But sometimes you still need more cases. Like when the 6 grain case doesn't fit because it's too long, but you want to use a 4 or 5 grain reload.
     
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    EXCELLENT! It's like a big explosion of alternatives! Got to start digging into more of this.
     
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    The XL spacer makes it a 6 grain not a 5.
     
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    Digging into your piggy bank you mean:D
     
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    Just a note, the 24mm cases do not have spacers, the cases are as cheap as spacers would be. 29 and up has spacers.
     
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    Meaning? A spacer cost as much a case?

    If I bought a 24mm 3 grain case and needed a spacer, the spacer would cost as much as a 2 grain case?

    Maybe that is the reason I have not seen any spacers for sale...

    Or am I misunderstanding.
     
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    There are no 24mm CTI spacers.
    RainWolf was just saying the 24mm cases are cheap
     
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    Kk, thanks.
     

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