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Old 01-01-2018, 08:28 PM
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Default New Giant Top Flite F6F Hellcat coming soon?

Has anyone seen or heard anything about a new Hellcat giant scale coming out by Top Flite in the near future?
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Old 01-02-2018, 06:25 AM
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Just went and looked at their website, no mention of it yet
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Sometimes Top Flite and Great Planes new products appear on the Tower Hobbies website first under new items or Coming Soon
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Old 01-02-2018, 10:40 AM
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Originally Posted by BelAirBob View Post
Sometimes Top Flite and Great Planes new products appear on the Tower Hobbies website first under new items or Coming Soon
Check the replacement parts for TF giant planes. That's where I first got a hint. Mid-February.
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Old 01-02-2018, 10:42 AM
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Tower indicating late Feb for release.
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Originally Posted by gibb View Post
Tower indicating late Feb for release.
Where are you seeing that? I assume we are talking ARF as I can't imagine we will ever see another warbird kit from TF. Would welcome a Hellcat ARF (or kit for that matter) from TF and would only add that it's about time! Hope the rumors are true.
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Old 01-02-2018, 08:54 PM
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tower had a parts listing earlier today but it has been removed. I did a bing search and some parts showed up at advantage hobby . No pics of anything
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Saw this yesterday.
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They did the same thing with the giant F4U,it appeared and disappeared and then it came out a month or so later.Creates a buzz.
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Old 01-03-2018, 01:14 PM
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An effective tactic, for sure. By February, some folks will be salivating......
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Originally Posted by Lifer View Post
By February, some folks will be salivating......
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Originally Posted by Lifer View Post
By February, some folks will be salivating......
Only if it's a kit and not an ARF
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I bet it's an ARF
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Of course it's an ARF. Why do kit builders post on ARF threads and condemn/complain about ARF products?
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a 3 piece wing would be icing on the cake!
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Originally Posted by Lifer View Post
Of course it's an ARF. Why do kit builders post on ARF threads and condemn/complain about ARF products?
FIRST, if you're referring to my post about being interested only if it's a kit, I DIDN'T CONDEMN OR COMPLAIN ABOUT IT POSSIBLY BEING AN ARF
SECOND, THE TERM ARF WASN'T USED UNTIL POST SIX, MEANING THE THREAD HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE PLANE BEING AN ARF OR KIT

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Originally Posted by Lifer View Post
Of course it's an ARF. Why do kit builders post on ARF threads and condemn/complain about ARF products?
Touchy much? The thread was started about a potential product that nobody was sure even existed, much less in exactly what form. And who condemned or complained about anything?

I'm already saving my pennies. If the Hellcat is at least as good as the rest of TF's giant scale ARF line up I will have one and it will get the full "bash" treatment. You can NEVER have too many Hellcats!

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Ohhh....i want!!!
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Me toooooooooo.
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I have the Wildhare F6F...looks good and flys well
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I have a WILD HAIR to buy me a TF F6F as soon as they are available !
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SWORDSN,

Did you get the standard or the long nose version of the WildHare Hellcat?
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Soooooo looking forward the the F6F. Come on Top Flite!!!!
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Very interested to see what this one looks like. I have a 55cc gas motor needing a home.
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Parts are still listed on www.advantagehobby.com looks like it might have Navigational Lights

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