ESM P-51B Wing Glassing?
Hello everyone. I'm going to purchase a ESM P-51B in the next day or two and wondered if anyone has stripped a ESM wing and recovered in fiberglass yet. Is this doable and would it be beneficial? The model comes in around 16lbs I believe and I understand warbirds tend to fly more scale like if they are a bit heavy. I looked up the same scale models built by Ziroli and Yellow and noticed theirs were a bit heavier. I know these models are better but,I like the value and quality of the ESM planes with the scale retractable gear. The prices are hard to beat so I'm thinking with a little added effort I could end up with a great machine. I also plan on using a scale cockpit kit and possibly modifying the retracts by adding a retractable tailwheel. I would also like to use a scale Kelo exhaust system although I haven't made up my mind on engines yet. Anyway, I haven't really seen much info on mods to ESM planes and in fact can't find near the information these days on R/C (Fuel Burning) aircraft like there used to be. Even many of the magazines are going under. Seems like all I find are on these new fangled "toy" electric things now. I would appreciate any help, suggestions,or feedback of any kind on the subject.