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Old 08-31-2017, 11:13 AM
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thanks for the quick reply. are you sure it is dave platt kit ? interesting.
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Old 08-31-2017, 11:45 AM
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It could also be a Pica (bought the line from Platt) which had a few minor mods from the original. It's a good flying model. I built one back in 1974 from the original Platt kit.
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Old 08-31-2017, 12:54 PM
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I'd say its a Plat kit or Pica. Both looked the same. The graphics are identical to the Plat kit.
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Old 08-31-2017, 04:37 PM
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Does it have built in wood engine mount rails ?
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Old 09-10-2017, 11:40 AM
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I have a Pica 88". Do you think a NGH 35R would pull this around nicely?
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Old 09-10-2017, 02:27 PM
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Nope, because after you add about 2 to 3 pounds up front to balance it WILL fly like a pig . I had a G38 in mine with about 2 lbs of weight. Pig it was. Pica kits build a bit heavy. A 50 would be much better.

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Old 09-12-2017, 04:31 AM
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Good day

Anyone know if membership is still open to this forum? Did send PM to Warbird Racer

I have Pica and CARF Spitfires

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Old 09-12-2017, 04:34 AM
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I am sure you will hear from him soon, and welcome its a great thread!
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Old 09-12-2017, 04:49 AM
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Thanks, yes it is a great thread. Taken a couple of days to go through all the posts!
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Old 09-12-2017, 05:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Jet Doctor View Post
Good day

Anyone know if membership is still open to this forum? Did send PM to Warbird Racer

I have Pica and CARF Spitfires

Cheers

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In my official capacity of "nobody" I hereby authorize you to post in this forum. WELCOME.
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Old 09-12-2017, 05:17 AM
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Old 09-12-2017, 05:20 AM
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Originally Posted by hairy46 View Post
I am sure you will hear from him soon, and welcome its a great thread!
Don't hold your breath waiting... He hasn't posted here in several years. He is a young kid who started many of these "brotherhood" threads. I'm not sure what a brotherhood is that it requires permission from someone to be one?
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Old 09-18-2017, 07:10 PM
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Has anyone built the new 95 inch Pheonix spitfire yet?
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Old 09-18-2017, 08:51 PM
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It sure has peeked my interest!
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Old 09-19-2017, 05:18 AM
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Does anyone have it in stock?
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Old 09-19-2017, 05:25 AM
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Tower says late September but I have another item I was waiting on that was Late August then went to Late September and may go to Late October. Sounds like a supply chain problem or a cash flow crunch like much of the hobby industry is experiencing.
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Old 09-24-2017, 03:01 PM
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I'm in need of the manual for Top Flite Spitfire MkIX Kit .61-.75,63". I know I can download one but would like the paper copy.
Let me know if you have one in good or new condition and how much you want for it shipped to zip 19526.
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Old 09-25-2017, 12:30 AM
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My 72" foamy
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Old 11-05-2017, 10:31 AM
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I took my 1/5 scale spitfire out yesterday for what might be the last flight of the year now that the Temp. is starting to get a bit to dam cold for me here in Kansas . Once it gets below 50 I stop flying my 71 year hands don)t like it anymore bummer .I can only hope for some warmer days ahead .So all you Brothers in the south keep on wit the post .I like reading them and keeping up with what is new in the world of Rc spitfires.
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Old 11-06-2017, 06:26 AM
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Not sure if it was posted but has anyone built a Tony Nijhuis or Fokke spitfire? Just would like to get an idea how smooth the build is .
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Old 11-06-2017, 02:09 PM
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Originally Posted by 91zulu View Post
Not sure if it was posted but has anyone built a Tony Nijhuis or Fokke spitfire? Just would like to get an idea how smooth the build is .
There is a recently completed build thread for the Nijhuis Spitfire over at RC ScaleBuilder.
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Old 11-10-2017, 09:59 AM
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This is my heavily modified TWM GS Spitfire
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Old 11-12-2017, 07:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Jet Doctor View Post
Good day

Anyone know if membership is still open to this forum? Did send PM to Warbird Racer

I have Pica and CARF Spitfires

Cheers

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Can you post some of your CARF Spitfire images ( especially installation and cooling of the engine ) as well as some information about the installed equipment (engine, servos , receiver and servos power supply, Thanks
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Old 12-24-2017, 02:13 PM
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Some more Spitfire details. Joystick, voltage regulator and cannons for MkIX and XIV.
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Old 02-24-2018, 12:29 AM
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Another accessories for all 1/5 scale Spitfires.Cannons stubs, antenna mast, rear view mirror, rudder and elevator trim horns.
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