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Old 06-22-2017, 02:56 PM
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hmmm not sure . I know my son bought a new cowl that was made from a mold ,I think the guy was on RCG. but I bet a few guys may buy one of your since there no way to get new ones from Hanger 9

The guy who has made cowls is in this thread. I got one from him last fall. Read backward in the thread and you will find him. He lives in Virginia.
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Old 06-22-2017, 03:00 PM
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The cowl guy is Jeff Haywood thread #3597.
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Old 06-22-2017, 03:02 PM
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What size engine do you think is the best for this plane? The field I fly at is not real big so have to keep the speed down. I started mounting a DLE55 but my son is having problems with his so I might change to a different engine. What about ZP38?

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Old 06-24-2017, 03:08 PM
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I would like to try an NGH 38CC 4 stroke gas.
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Old 07-30-2017, 07:23 PM
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What size engine do you think is the best for this plane? The field I fly at is not real big so have to keep the speed down. I started mounting a DLE55 but my son is having problems with his so I might change to a different engine. What about ZP38?
The DLE 55 would be too much engine for this airframe. It would shake it to pieces before too long. This plane is NOT built for the vibrations of a large single gas motor, and the 55 is a shaker.

I flew mine today with a DLE 35. It was PLENTY of power and speed, which I am sure will get better as the engine breaks in. I like fast warbirds and this was definitely not slow!

It took 10 oz of lead on top of the engine standoffs to balance the plane.
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And here it is with its "sister ship" Hangar 9 P-51 150, also with a DLE 35..
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Old 07-30-2017, 08:37 PM
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Hey way to go! Glad it flew good for you. Wish they still made both of these planes
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Old 07-31-2017, 07:19 AM
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What size engine do you think is the best for this plane? The field I fly at is not real big so have to keep the speed down. I started mounting a DLE55 but my son is having problems with his so I might change to a different engine. What about ZP38?
My H9 P-47 150 has a DLE 55. Even though I must agree that the DLE55 is more engine that this plane actually needs, itis a perfect balance with the DLE55 and does not need all the extra weight on the the plane to balance out. Another member at my flying clubg has a DLE55 on his P-47 too, but his has been fiber glassed. We have a small flying field so flying a 150 size with a DLE55 is not a big challenge keeping the plane in the boundaries and speed is not an issue since you can control it by the throttle. I say stick with the DLE55 if you have it and can get it setup past the issues you are having but a 30cc-35cc will fly it just fine just need a good deal of weight on the front. I have also flown my P-47 with a OS 160FX and it had plenty of power for it.

I too wish H9 still made the 150 P-51. I have the Version 1 with a Saito 200TI and it looking great in the sky.

I fly out of CCRC in Acworth, GA if you want to see our field dimensions.

Good luck on which ever engine you choose.

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Old 08-05-2017, 05:42 PM
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Finally got a video of my 2nd P-47 with the DLE 55.

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Old 08-22-2017, 04:49 PM
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Anyone have a suggestion(s) on replacing the struts on this great flying bird? I need two (sigh).....

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Old 08-22-2017, 05:25 PM
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Anyone have a suggestion(s) on replacing the struts on this great flying bird? I need two (sigh).....

Jerry
I have a set of struts, I didn't use. The guy I got the from said they were replacements made by Sierra.
They come with the retract servos. If you have an interest email me at chrismilb@att.net
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Old 08-22-2017, 05:58 PM
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Old 08-23-2017, 12:42 AM
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Robart sells replacements that work quite well!
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Old 08-23-2017, 01:23 PM
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Never thought of them! Thanks for the heads up.
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Old 08-23-2017, 02:00 PM
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I think it's the Robart 150's, but it's been more than 8 years since I bought them.
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robart makes a set just for this plane . also it is easy to bolt on gear doors with there door brackets .
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