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Old 10-22-2018, 03:27 PM
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Originally Posted by TimD. View Post
I have the FG90 in mine and it drags it around just fine. My Delima is with the TopRc gear being so CRAPPY.
TimD, do you have any video?
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Old 10-22-2018, 04:36 PM
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Sorry I do not. The gear craped out on the 4th or 5th flight. I need to get a new set from Sierra.
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Originally Posted by TimD. View Post
Sorry I do not. The gear craped out on the 4th or 5th flight. I need to get a new set from Sierra.

Thanks for the reply, for as much as they were charging for that gear you'd think they be have decent. My order is all do this week!
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We had a little problem with the landing gear on his big Mulligan or it would have flown but I’m pretty sure it will be fast with its thin wings.

TimD what prop are you using and what RPM are you seeing on the ground/air?

My FG84/Keleo is modified by Ray English and turns a Xoar 24x14 at 7400rpm in the air. It’s in a Top Flight Corsair and weighs about 27 pounds dry. Just for comparison...
The Mulligan has a 100 inch span and has the 90 in it.
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Iíve been holding out for a UMS 125 5 cylinder but itís not in production yet so I may go with my second choice of a DLA 128cc 4 cylinder two stroke from golden skies RC Iíve seen it on two planes and itís a really nice engine that will easily fit in the cowl
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Old 10-23-2018, 07:16 AM
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Originally Posted by n8622t View Post
Iíve been holding out for a UMS 125 5 cylinder but itís not in production yet so I may go with my second choice of a DLA 128cc 4 cylinder two stroke from golden skies RC Iíve seen it on two planes and itís a really nice engine that will easily fit in the cowl
How would Moki 150 fit?
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Old 10-24-2018, 02:52 PM
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Originally Posted by AV8ATOR View Post
How would Moki 150 fit?
it would fit fine
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If a DLE-111 works with no fit issues.....anyone care to guess a DLE-120 would work? I just happened to have a DLE-120 NIB in my stash.....
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Originally Posted by CaptRKO View Post
If a DLE-111 works with no fit issues.....anyone care to guess a DLE-120 would work? I just happened to have a DLE-120 NIB in my stash.....
The DLE 120 is 250mm wide and the DLE 111 is 255mm wide. Looks like the DLE 120 would fit fine!
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Originally Posted by tevans55 View Post
The DLE 120 is 250mm wide and the DLE 111 is 255mm wide. Looks like the DLE 120 would fit fine!
I think they are the same size with plugs and caps on. You will have around 3 or 4 mm clearance in the cowl.
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Solved my overheating problem with this muffler wrap from Summit Racing.


By the way, I measured the clearance in my cowl. My spark plug caps have a 17mm clearance on one side and 13mm on the other. My plug caps both fit in the air channel blisters on either side of the cowl.
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Originally Posted by tevans55 View Post
Solved my overheating problem with this muffler wrap from Summit Racing.


By the way, I measured the clearance in my cowl. My spark plug caps have a 17mm clearance on one side and 13mm on the other. My plug caps both fit in the air channel blisters on either side of the cowl.
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Hi Guys,

just picked up this plane and starting the build. Thanks for what is a very informative stream. I am at the point of attaching the Sierra main retracts. Does Darryl make a conversation wood kit for the mains? I thought I remembered someone had mentioned that.

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Originally Posted by BigRetracts-RCU View Post
We are actually using our 1/4 Scale FW-190 Retracts for this plane.
They used really long struts just like the Full Scale.
We made a slight Modification to the side plates to make them fit the plane better.
We are starting to ship them this afternoon
Better get your orders in now while we still have a few in stock.

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Hello John, found this looks like if you purchased a set after this. Should be near drop in fit.
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Originally Posted by JFandL View Post
Got my set Darrell, all I can say is wow and thank you very much for a real outstanding set of retracts. lol, now just in wait for the scale wheels to show up.

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I have a set of retracts and 5 1/2" wheels that are for a vailly fw 190 are these the ones I need for the fw.
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Sierra retracts are a drop in fit itís just that the rails in the plane need shims as described earlier by wingspar. DrScoles made a comment that a conversion kit was available? If not, not a big issue just build it up like wingspar did. Thanks again to everyone for a very informative thread!

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Originally Posted by tmaucher View Post
I have a set of retracts and 5 1/2" wheels that are for a vailly fw 190 are these the ones I need for the fw.
Here is the list right off Sierra Giant Scale web site. 1/4.5 scale. You will need to make wood shim rails for the mains but the retracts do fit into the wing.

1/4.5 Scale FW-190 Retracts1/4.5 FW-190Vailly, Smith$650.00
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Great thanks for the update.

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Originally Posted by JFandL View Post
Here is the list right off Sierra Giant Scale web site. 1/4.5 scale. You will need to make wood shim rails for the mains but the retracts do fit into the wing.

1/4.5 Scale FW-190 Retracts1/4.5 FW-190Vailly, Smith$650.00
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I have looked at the site but there are 1/4.5 and 1/4 and Im not sure which set work for the toprc arf. I thought that maybe its the 1/4 size with the 6" wheel that was my question. Thanks for the assist.
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Originally Posted by tmaucher View Post
I have looked at the site but there are 1/4.5 and 1/4 and Im not sure which set work for the toprc arf. I thought that maybe its the 1/4 size with the 6" wheel that was my question. Thanks for the assist.
If you looked at the list the 1/4 scale set is for AirWorld, Meister FW190. The 1/4.5 is for the Vailly, Smith FW190. Also the one VQ offers for the TopRC FW190.


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I twisted the tail on a hard landing, should have reinforced the weak spot before it happened! Appeared very flimsy right in front of the vert. Fin. 6oz carbon all the way around, much stiffer now and I have a nice access hatch under the fuse... lol
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Originally Posted by tmaucher View Post
I have looked at the site but there are 1/4.5 and 1/4 and Im not sure which set work for the toprc arf. I thought that maybe its the 1/4 size with the 6" wheel that was my question. Thanks for the assist.
Darrell from sierra said in his post that they are using the 1/4 scale gear for the Toprc fw190 so it the 1/4 or the 1/4.5 gear that are needed. I have the retracts for a vailly fw and the kit but I am wanting the arf for me thanks.
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Originally Posted by tmaucher View Post
Darrell from sierra said in his post that they are using the 1/4 scale gear for the Toprc fw190 so it the 1/4 or the 1/4.5 gear that are needed. I have the retracts for a vailly fw and the kit but I am wanting the arf for me thanks.
Send Darrell a email, I'm sure he will get the right set to you.
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Originally Posted by BigRetracts-RCU View Post
We are actually using our 1/4 Scale FW-190 Retracts for this plane.
They used really long struts just like the Full Scale.
We made a slight Modification to the side plates to make them fit the plane better.
We are starting to ship them this afternoon
Better get your orders in now while we still have a few in stock.

Darrell Tenny
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I have the 1/4.5 retracts for the vailly kit and I would like to use these on this arf are they the ones that fit or is it the larger ones on your site that are the ones required. Thanks for your help
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Hello Guys,
Just wanted to let you know that I am up and running again in case someone needs a fan that fits the toprc Spinner backplate an toprc cowling.
I have made a special jig to ensure they are a perfect fit.
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