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Old 02-18-2019, 07:32 AM
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Looking to get a Brian Taylor Mosquito. Has anyone built one of these? What retracts are available for these besides Robart? Right now there is a set of Century Jet retracts made for this model on Ebay for $265.
. Seems like a nice set and pretty scale looking, but are century jets the best ones or should I stick to Robarts?
. Sierra Precision are a bit out of my budget.
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If I were you I'd stick with the Robart's. Century Jet retracts are NOT good quality at all. Have a set for a customers Hostetler Bonanza and they have had to be rebuilt to work and fit, new bushes the lot.
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Thanks for that bit of information about the century jet retracts. After looking through many threads about these
I sorta came to that conclusion as well.
Glad that I didn't buy those. Someone else did, and I wish them the best of luck with them.
I almost did, but it didn't take very long to search through some threads here and on RCGroups, only to find out that that CJ retracts had a lot of issues.
Robart leads my list, but I might just end up engineering a set of scale Mossie type struts.
It really needs the double struts to give it the proper scale look. A single strut just doesn't have the right look at all.

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