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10-13-2016, 09:40 PM
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Posted By j301

Back when esm was priced in the low to mid...

Back when esm was priced in the low to mid $300's, ya they were worth it because they were lesser modeled or unique offerings and looked good (stand-off speaking). Tack on the higher price, $100...
10-13-2016, 08:34 AM
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Posted By j301

The cowl is roughly 6.5 inches in diameter so...

The cowl is roughly 6.5 inches in diameter so that means the heads would be poking out a bit. Weight wont be a problem, I used a NGH 35 and still had to add a good amount of lead up front. Unless you...
08-10-2016, 08:13 AM
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Posted By j301

I used these: ...

I used these:

http://centuryjet.com/shop/accessories/landing-gear-accessories/cjm901-38-door-mounting-brackets/
Forum: Gas Engines
08-22-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 53,997
Posted By j301

With an 18x8 prop and not touching the needles...

With an 18x8 prop and not touching the needles from where they were set with the last case/crank, the engine (once I was able to get it to draw fuel) starts easily and seems to have decent...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-20-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 53,997
Posted By j301

I bought mine early on and had some issues. Mine...

I bought mine early on and had some issues. Mine was the one that was missing the reeds, and had some wonky run out. Ping (if I remember his name correctly) was quick to send the reeds and after...
03-31-2015, 10:12 PM
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Posted By j301

That 4 blade looks nice, let us know how it works...

That 4 blade looks nice, let us know how it works out. As for the stock spinner, can you just cut two more slots? Or how about painting a true turn? Balancing can be a pain after painting, but I had...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-03-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 130,179
Posted By j301

Alas, this bird has reverted back to its kit...

Alas, this bird has reverted back to its kit stage after an unfortunate incident, so I cant give you the firewall size, but I did use the stock gear and fashioned some struts using 440 and springs...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-03-2015, 04:14 PM
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Views: 130,179
Posted By j301

I had both a 52 and a 44 twin (both gas) and they...

I had both a 52 and a 44 twin (both gas) and they both used 20" props, with 5" wheels there is plenty of room. My twin was likely about 4.5 lbs and it was fine, if that helps. I still cant stress...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-03-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 130,179
Posted By j301

The stick has a pretty big wing, but that is a...

The stick has a pretty big wing, but that is a lot of lbs. Perhaps if you shortened the nose, or at least pulled it in as close to the firewall as you can you would be OK -ish. You would have to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-02-2015, 07:13 PM
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Views: 130,179
Posted By j301

The stock tank will get you to New Jersey from...

The stock tank will get you to New Jersey from where you are;)! Mine had a 44 twin and I never ran out of gas, and that was flying twice between fill ups and mostly full blast. You will be fine,...
02-24-2015, 09:45 AM
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Posted By j301

Thanks Fiz, you are correct, just looked it...

Thanks Fiz, you are correct, just looked it up--$289,,, my wife thanks you,,, my wallet thanks you too....;) (feels like a 6 pack being tossed into an AA meeting,,, I was doing so well...)
02-23-2015, 04:17 PM
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Posted By j301

Crikey! $500, no wonder you are upset! I just...

Crikey! $500, no wonder you are upset! I just came off a CMP 120 size F4U BARF when I built mine, so it seemed quite nice at the time! Can't get the seagull P47 here (that I know of anyway), Horizon...
02-22-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 496,135
Posted By j301

I know a guy that uses a 15cc in a CMP Hellcat...

I know a guy that uses a 15cc in a CMP Hellcat and it does ok, and I believe that's a tad bigger and heavier then the TF P51. It depends on the 15 you have I guess, but I wouldn't think you would...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-27-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 130,179
Posted By j301

Welcome to the club, the build looks nice, I...

Welcome to the club, the build looks nice, I forgot this plane could be set up as a trike! As far as the landing with flaps goes, if you've ever seen this scene from Austin Powers, it is pretty much...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-19-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 659
Views: 120,551
Posted By j301

For some reason I have the lyrics to the Kinks...

For some reason I have the lyrics to the Kinks "Do it Again" stuck in my head...

("And now were back where we started, Here we to round again...");)
11-30-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 496,135
Posted By j301

That is great! When I land, I typically aim for,...

That is great! When I land, I typically aim for, and usually come close to, an "X" painted in the middle of my club's runway. A couple of months ago I was flying my (taildragger) 60 size stick and...
11-29-2014, 06:54 PM
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Posted By j301

"I bring this to you attention because of so many...

"I bring this to you attention because of so many damaging the landing gear mounting rails. My airframe exceeds the ten pound limit and it would be characterized as a flying brick. To many times...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-20-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 130,179
Posted By j301

Had a bigger engine on mine so I didn't have that...

Had a bigger engine on mine so I didn't have that problem on this plane (have with warbirds though), but with the 30 did you try longer stand offs and mounting the batteries and ignition unit to the...
10-09-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 496,135
Posted By j301

There are a few choices for the wrap around pitts...

There are a few choices for the wrap around pitts style muffler, unfortunately the ebay ones (that are more affordable) are generally all around bigger and will hang out of the cowl. People, myself...
10-07-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 496,135
Posted By j301

Think you will find most everyone here is a...

Think you will find most everyone here is a Mustang fan, and willing to help, so keep the q's and pics coming, no law against posting in a couple of threads! (just wanted to make sure you knew there...
10-07-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 496,135
Posted By j301

Never seen an arf with plans like Picky's, you?

Never seen an arf with plans like Picky's, you?
10-07-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 496,135
Posted By j301

OK, I'll be the one to admit it...Here on this...

OK, I'll be the one to admit it...Here on this board we cheat...;) This thread is for the ARF version, though many here have and/or can stick build, you might have more luck on a kit build version...
09-16-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 496,135
Posted By j301

Ya it was your advice that lead me to build in...

Ya it was your advice that lead me to build in some air dams in the intake, and a heat shield/air dam between the muffler and the carb. This is why I mentioned taking care to keep cool, I don't...
09-16-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 496,135
Posted By j301

Ay, chihuahua! ​What a hit,,, what a bummer!

Ay, chihuahua! ​What a hit,,, what a bummer!
09-16-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 496,135
Posted By j301

I just looked up the specs on that OS15, its...

I just looked up the specs on that OS15, its heavier then the 61 FX 2c glow (32 vs 24 oz respectively) it looks like its made from (or the punched out 91fx, which is the 15's displacement) with...
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