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Does anyone still have a copy anywhere of the instructions that came with Kosdon TRM hardware?
I met a guy this weekend who said that there were instructions to spray the inside of the hardware with some silicone spray.

If you do have a copy, I would greatly appreciate a scan or photo.

Thanks

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Pretty sure I have a few to choose from but I don't recall running across any where this was specified; I'll see what I can dig up. The examples I have are all "tame" motors by Kosdon standards so there might be a few out there where this was spec'd.
 

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I am currently using dry silicone lubricant spray (3m 08897). I spray it into the case before I assemble anything into it. Sure helps this slide in.
The KBA loads states the standard 'lightly grease the outiside of the liner tube'.
The 38 loads are a bugger to dissemble and clean after a flight, but they dont have a liner!!
Now I am looking at my K700 54mm. Wondering if i should just stay with the silicon spray or if there is something better.
I suppose it is no different a procedure than any other snap ring loads/hardware.

Thanks for any help
 

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Kosdon instructions? I think it would be easier to find a herd of unicorns. IIRC...some, maybe all except the c-slots did not use liners. Be low is how "real" Kosdon reload kits came.

Tony

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I actually meant, were there any specific instructions that came with the hardware at any point.

Yup, I have a couple of ziplock bags with 38mm loads in them, reddish dust, grains numbered, with the 1 grain having an arrow. I think those were the 'how to put this together' instructions for the reloads.
 

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Pretty sure I have a few to choose from but I don't recall running across any where this was specified; I'll see what I can dig up. The examples I have are all "tame" motors by Kosdon standards so there might be a few out there where this was spec'd.
hey Bob.... have you managed to try one of the KBA K700 monsters yet??? I will try and get video of the launch next time, these things are deafening.
 

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I'll be go to hell...I've always heard there was no such thing! .....Unicorns!

Thanks for finding and posting.

Tony
 
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