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RE: Biodegradeable Oil
From: Sheffield Corey [SMTP:SHEF@omdc.gso.uri.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, August 12, 1998 6:33 PM
Subject: re: Biodegradeable Oil
>Why did it die? I assume oil got cheaper to produce and was
>to the point that it was very superior in performance.
I seem to remember that the old caster bean racing oil had
changed after every race, so in "heat" events it got a bit pricey.
eventually petroleum based oil improved, lasted longer and cost
less. I believe
that model airplane engine fuel contains caster bean oil; it is what
its unique smell...both before and after burning:-)