Fun, Learning, Friendship and Mutual Respect START  HERE

Go Back   HeliFreak > R/C Car and Truck Info and Support > Gas & Glow

Gas & Glow Gas and Glow R/C Cars

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-29-2012, 08:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
Registered Users
Posts: 766

Join Date: Jan 2011
Default Storing nitro fuel

Hey guys, new to the nitro scene here. Been flying electric helis for a while but am now dabbling into nitro rc's. Now because Helifreak is the best site on earth, I figure I would ask my question here. Any how, I know air is bad for nitro fuel and if you follow good practice like keeping fuel stored in a dry, dark, cool place and squeezing out the air from the original container helps prevent moisture build up. I don't know if I will be able to use up all my fuel before winter. Unopened jugs will be fine but an opened 1/2 jug should last 4-5 months of storage as long as I do the above mentioned. I wonder if there is another way to store fuel to prolong it's shelf life once opened. I thought about those water camel packs that mountain bikers use. So, here's my thought, I work in the health care field and have access to catheter bags (new I might add in case you were inquiring). So, my thought was to transfer my 1/2 bottle of nitro fuel into a catheter bag and squeeze out all the remaining air then cinch off the tubing to prevent air from getting in. Looking for input from all the pro's out there. I don't know the composition material of the bags but they have to be able to endure fluids and not leak so I think as long as I don't get air in there, it should work?
GeKu is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the HeliFreak forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your REAL and WORKING email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself. Use a real email address or you will not be granted access to the site. Thank you.
Email Address:
Where do you live? ie: Country, State, City or General Geographic Location please.
Name and Lastname
Enter name and last name here. (This information is not shown to the general public. Optional)
Helicopter #1
Enter Helicopter #1 type and equipment.
Helicopter #2
Enter Helicopter #2 type and equipment.
Helicopter #3
Enter Helicopter #3 type and equipment.
Helicopter #4
Enter Helicopter #4 type and equipment.


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Copyright © Website Acquisitions Inc. All rights reserved.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1