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    RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

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    RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

    I love what he has done! Where did he get that pilot?
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    RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

    I don't actually know where he got it.
    I'll probably drop in tomorrow and I'll ask him and let you know.
    Glad you like it, I'm blown away so far.

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    RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

    I take it he is a dealer, hobby shop owner or something of the like.......I love his inventory
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    RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

    He's a very committed modeller.
    Been at it for 30 years.
    He has inspired me and taught me everything I know.
    He works at the shop but doesn't own it, and when it is quiet he heads to the back and builds my plane for free and for fun.
    That is true passion!
    Excellent pilot as well with a house full of customised aircraft.
    He moved the cock pit forward for a more scale look, sharpened the wing tips, found a more scale canopy and moved the tail wheel to a scale position.
    Also the elevator and aileron servo's he moved to the interior of the plane and added large carbon fibre tubes as push rods.
    My favourite touch is the cooling ducts or as he calls them "nostrils".
    I'm really just a spectator here, every week I go check out the progress and learn something new about the real P 47 and then take pictures.


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    RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

    Anyone have a link for the sullivan fuel tank that people are using to get it lower than the carb? Im going to be using the Saito 100.

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    RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

    Bruc Nut:
    Do yourself a favor: discard the original retracts and put something more rigid.
    The wire struts used are just too weak to handle this plane.

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    RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

    Did everyone use CA hinges or did anyone go with Robart pin hinges?

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    RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying


    ORIGINAL: p3arljam

    Did everyone use CA hinges or did anyone go with Robart pin hinges?
    Ialways use CAhinges, never had a problem with them so never tried anything else...


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    RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

    @ TAILSKID
    Damian got the pilot from
    http://www.theworldmodels.com/para/products/search.php
    He did a few mods like chopping off the head and repositioning it to the side and adding the seat belts made from masking tape.
    Plus it was a couple of years ago so not sure if the present one is exactly the same.

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    RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying

    @Arruda
    Thanks for the heads up!
    We are going to be using oleo struts.
    You can see them in one of the earlier pictures.

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    RE: H9 60 Size P-47 Thunderbolt-Build & Flying


    ORIGINAL: bruc_nut

    @ TAILSKID
    Damian got the pilot from
    http://www.theworldmodels.com/para/products/search.php
    He did a few mods like chopping off the head and repositioning it to the side and adding the seat belts made from masking tape.
    Plus it was a couple of years ago so not sure if the present one is exactly the same.

    Thank you Bruc_Nut.....
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    Not sure if this thread is completely dead, but I just picked up this version H9 Jug kit online. Lots of great advice in these threads. Dasintex, if you see this, that Faux Cockpit Floor is just what I've been looking for. I sure would appreciate downloading the file if you can provide a link. What a great idea for adding quick detail in a sport scale warbird.

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    Quote Originally Posted by donddsms View Post
    Not sure if this thread is completely dead, but I just picked up this version H9 Jug kit online. Lots of great advice in these threads. Dasintex, if you see this, that Faux Cockpit Floor is just what I've been looking for. I sure would appreciate downloading the file if you can provide a link. What a great idea for adding quick detail in a sport scale warbird.
    I'm at work, I have the Photo File on my Home PC; I will send it to you; all I did was print it on some Flat/Matt Photo Paper, cut to fit the cockpit floor, paint the pilot torso to match the legs of the pilot in the Photo.
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    Thanks! It would be great to learn how to do that, maybe I could dress up some other planes.


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