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Neil

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I just bought a pair of the new-style G80s with the yellow end-caps. It looks like they will be much better than the old ones in keeping the BP in the motor. Doug and a few others wanted pics, so here they are!:D
 

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And heres the biggest new part! THe forward end!:cool:
 

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This is good news. Thanks for the info and the pics!
 

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My G-Force wants a 24-pound kick-in-the-butt when I get it fixed :cool:.

These motors are sweet kinda like the F20 but the F has a hexnut style cap.
 

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You should get one! They cost a ton ($18-$20), but I believe that they are worth it.:D ;)
 

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I guess the day of ten dollar G80FWLs are gone :(
 

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'Fraid so... Were motors really that cheap back then?:D ;) :eek: :kill:
 

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I have seen them fly...but not for sale. Thoes FWL's are norotious (sp?) for chuffing on ignition. Hehe....I still have a nice G80T that I got for $10 about 5 months back....
 

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Neil,

Do these new G80s use a one piece molded casing similar to the new version of the F20?
 

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Originally posted by Neil
You should get one! They cost a ton ($18-$20), but I believe that they are worth it.:D ;)
not a chance ;)
 

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I dunno... How would one tell? Ill have a look at them to see if there is a noticable difference...:confused:
 

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Originally posted by Neil
I dunno... How would one tell? Ill have a look at them to see if there is a noticable difference...:confused:
If you look at the aft/nozzle end of the motor, does it appear that the nozzle and casing are molded as one piece or does there appear to be a seam which would indicate a seperate nozzle & casing?

Compare the G80 with the aft end of a 'new' F20 motor. That should show the difference or similarity.
 

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Originally posted by Neil
'Fraid so... Were motors really that cheap back then?:D ;) :eek: :kill:
Before the AT fire, AT would make a limited run of the G80FWLs for Magnum about once a year. If you bought in quantity you could get them for around ten bucks including Hazmat and shipping. Sigh
 

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Originally posted by solrules
I have seen them fly...but not for sale. Thoes FWL's are norotious (sp?) for chuffing on ignition. Hehe....I still have a nice G80T that I got for $10 about 5 months back....
I've flown bunches and never had chuffing problems when ignited with a magnelite.
 

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Originally posted by rstaff3
Before the AT fire, AT would make a limited run of the G80FWLs for Magnum about once a year. If you bought in quantity you could get them for around ten bucks including Hazmat and shipping. Sigh
Yep, I still have 8 of those. No markings except the top paper cap that said G80FWL.

I love them.

Nick
 

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I got a few at NYPower a few years ago, $10 a pop and an awesome ride for a LOC Onyx or Big Betha....wish I still had one...
 

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I have one -10 left. I find myself without a rocket to fly it in. Well, I could fly it in my Quest Smoke, but I want to hold on to both the motor and the rocket...for a while at least.
 

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I have a few of the new G80's. The casing does not appear to be molded. The only drawback I can see to this new design is that it'll be a bit harder to remove the endcap and adjust the delay -- but most folks don't do that anyway.
 

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