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03-30-2016, 09:12 PM
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Posted By Aluminum Overcast

We're fortunate to have a great group to fly with...

We're fortunate to have a great group to fly with but we built that over 20 years of getting together to fly warbirds...it didn't just happen. Non completive, sharing and fun with no egos will do it...
03-29-2016, 08:35 PM
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Posted By Aluminum Overcast

Yes, the manual shows CG being measured with the...

Yes, the manual shows CG being measured with the gear down but its a mistake to do so. Especially if you are using larger scale sized wheels that are far heavier than the stock foam ones that come...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-16-2015, 11:55 PM
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Posted By Aluminum Overcast

Yep...amazing price...just got 4 more (already...

Yep...amazing price...just got 4 more (already own one) of them for a large project I have been planning for some time....couldn't pass up the opportunity and the timing is perfect. What great music...
10-29-2014, 10:48 PM
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Posted By Aluminum Overcast

Yes. This (Gill Flaps) and other mods to my TF...

Yes. This (Gill Flaps) and other mods to my TF P40 can be seen here:

Gill flaps at around 6:00 in the timeline
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Uk0JNn5Rf4&list=TL6tqK_BKJVyo




Lots more...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-28-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3,290
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Posted By Aluminum Overcast

Been rereading some of th older post regarding...

Been rereading some of th older post regarding the e clip issue here and looking in closer detial at the pix I posted recently. i found it interesting that the stock e clips apear to be alternated in...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-27-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3,290
Views: 274,642
Posted By Aluminum Overcast

Okay Guys...I've recently been readying my ASP...

Okay Guys...I've recently been readying my ASP 400 for a first run this season and then installing into my CMP Zero Build, Finally! The engine has had 3 gallons of fuel through it over the years and...
02-10-2014, 09:58 AM
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Views: 198,792
Posted By Aluminum Overcast

My vote is for the West Systems...excellent stuff...

My vote is for the West Systems...excellent stuff if you do glass it! But before you do that, consider what I did to my Top Flight ARF 60 size P40, you can see it in this video I put together for my...
02-10-2014, 08:35 AM
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Views: 134,275
Posted By Aluminum Overcast

Yes, P40 #43 in the video is mine, as is the zero...

Yes, P40 #43 in the video is mine, as is the zero and the little edf Jet with the afterburner you see there. The P40 started out as the Top Flight ARF, 60 size model that I had initially built. It...
02-09-2014, 03:50 PM
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Posted By Aluminum Overcast

Thanks Guys for liking my video and editing which...

Thanks Guys for liking my video and editing which includes some of the guys I fly with on Tuesdays evenings in the summer as well as my P40....she wears 43 in the video. Not a whole lot of footage of...
12-20-2013, 11:36 AM
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Views: 134,275
Posted By Aluminum Overcast

Actually the Hells Angels were one of the first...

Actually the Hells Angels were one of the first groups but there were also the Adam and Eves and the Pandas. If you do a search you can find all kinds of info online.
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09-09-2013, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Aluminum Overcast

Sweet! Hopefully they will be the fishtail type...

Sweet! Hopefully they will be the fishtail type they offer for the yellow P40!
09-03-2013, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Aluminum Overcast

I have 1 ref pic for you if it helps in any way....

I have 1 ref pic for you if it helps in any way. This is the mannequin at the Dayton Air Force Museum. A group of us go almost every year. Somewhere I have a few other views but I'm sure you have...
09-03-2013, 12:08 PM
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Posted By Aluminum Overcast

The nicest full bodied Japanese Pilot around it...

The nicest full bodied Japanese Pilot around it seems. Will you offer a 60 or 1/7th size as well? I need both sizes!
Forum: Glow Engines
06-17-2013, 12:32 AM
05-23-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,613
Views: 134,275
Posted By Aluminum Overcast

RE: P-40 Brotherhood (All P-40's Welcome)

Thanks, fellas! I look forward to seeing you some time.
05-23-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,613
Views: 134,275
Posted By Aluminum Overcast

RE: P-40 Brotherhood (All P-40's Welcome)

Loved the P40 ever since I was a small boy and pretty much the only reason I got into the RC hobby. P51, Spits, etc., all great but none are closer to my heart than the P40...it was always the...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-28-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3,290
Views: 274,642
Posted By Aluminum Overcast

RE: ASP/MAGNUM FS400AR Rebuild/Overhaul

Not going for ultimate performance really.... its a scale plane my radial will be installed into. There is an old video of a soloprop 20" and asp FS400 combo on a CMP Zero on youtube flying very well...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-28-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3,290
Views: 274,642
Posted By Aluminum Overcast

RE: ASP/MAGNUM FS400AR Rebuild/Overhaul

Yes I do not plan to use it for flying I will be using a 3 blade yet to be determined but possibly either Xoar or soloprop for my scale project.
Forum: Glow Engines
04-28-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3,290
Views: 274,642
Posted By Aluminum Overcast

RE: ASP/MAGNUM FS400AR Rebuild/Overhaul

No need to take the entire thing apart just to pre oil....Just shoot some after run or other high quality oil through the crank case nipple and put the engine face down for a few days. Turn it over...
03-28-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 88,058
Posted By Aluminum Overcast

RE: New Top Flite P-40 60 sized arf

Yeah that sucks...sorry you have to go through all that. My buddy Joe at our club has gone through all the electric retracts forums as well as had a few brands and versions of himself....they are a...
03-28-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 88,058
Posted By Aluminum Overcast

RE: New Top Flite P-40 60 sized arf

I don't recall too many problems overall with the covering but I suspect they did an initial production run when first introduced and probably have not done many after that, so, perhaps the one you...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-22-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3,290
Views: 274,642
Posted By Aluminum Overcast

RE: ASP/MAGNUM FS400AR Rebuild/Overhaul

Yes, I really did get over 13 minutes at WOT on a 16oz. tank of omega 10% (castor based fuel)... I was shocked to say the least. That video was a way for me to document my experiences as I ran the...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-19-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3,290
Views: 274,642
Posted By Aluminum Overcast

RE: ASP/MAGNUM FS400AR Rebuild/Overhaul

Yes...good points indeed kmot! OS and others seem to handle this scenario well but our all ready prone to rusting ASPS? I don't know. I'm not too worried about a little rust patina inside just the...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-19-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3,290
Views: 274,642
Posted By Aluminum Overcast

RE: ASP/MAGNUM FS400AR Rebuild/Overhaul

I've been reading this thread for the past few years and have a few questions and comments fellas....


With regards to the back plate mod:
What about the addition of moisture introduced to...
03-14-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 88,058
Posted By Aluminum Overcast

RE: New Top Flite P-40 60 sized arf

Curious + Persistence=YOU CAN DO IT!
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