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Forum: Kit Building
08-20-2010, 02:48 PM
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Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

After making some mixture corrections, I decided to take her up again. This time everything was going well untill the 1st loop, then I started to loose RPM's and I decided to land. The landing was...
Forum: Kit Building
08-20-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

I was finally able to get a couple of videos, but unfortunately they were not the best. My mustang has about 10 flights total. I had some engine problems with my p-51, The first flight as you can see...
Forum: Kit Building
07-26-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Well, I finally finished my TF P-51B mustang, and maiden her this last weekend. I had some minor tuning issues with my saito 100, but the 1st flight was good. I didn't do any fancy stuff, just...
Forum: Kit Building
06-16-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Its been awhile, but I'm finishing up my P-51B. I plan on using Lustercoat, is it ok on the decals, or do I leave the decals for last?
Forum: Kit Building
01-31-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

They seem like they've been around for a while now, but haven't seen a build thread on them. I believe most of the High Speed gliders folks use them to reduce drag.
I plan to get the most of the...
Forum: Kit Building
01-28-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Jim,

Dont know if you've seen these from Century Jet:

http://centuryjet.com/product_info.php/cPath/46_38_36_31/products_id/39
Forum: Kit Building
01-28-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

I was able to start on the flap RDS, but since there wasn't much support for the assembled pocket. I had to make a housing for it which is glued to the flap LE, and the flap ribs.
Forum: Kit Building
01-28-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Well I'm no expert myself, in fact this is my first attempt at this, and it seems to be working out great so far. I heard of people using them before, so I had to try it. Anyways here is the link...
Forum: Kit Building
01-27-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

With that aileron setup up I was curious to see what the maximum deflection throws that I would get, so I got a quick rx and battery to the servo and I measured 1 1/8" throw both ways. More than...
Forum: Kit Building
01-27-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Thanks, Here is some pictures showing the installation of the assembled pocket which is glued into the aileron. You first need to cut or dremel out the aileron area in which the pocket will reside...
Forum: Kit Building
01-27-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Just wanted to give an update on my progress. I did recieved the RDS parts, and I just started on one of the ailerons. The servo that I'm using are Hitec 225's. I plan to access the servo's through a...
Forum: Kit Building
01-17-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Still waiting for the RDS parts to show up, been looking every day for some sort of package to arrive in the mail, but nothing does. Hopefully it will arrive soon. I really want to use RDS in this...
Forum: Kit Building
01-05-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Thanks Guys, My idea is to use the rudder output to run both the Rudder and the Tail wheel, and also control the amount of throws to each servo individually. I know that Futaba makes a unit to...
Forum: Kit Building
01-04-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Here are pictures of my Robart 121 tail install, pull-pull servo install, and robart air cylinder install controlling the retracting of the tail wheel.
Forum: Kit Building
01-03-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Still waiting for the RDS parts to arrive, I started on the fuselage, and I'm at the tail wheel section using the robarts 121. I also had some time to work on the retracts, those robart 4" wheels...
Forum: Kit Building
12-27-2008, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

I know what you mean on these Dubro wheels since I've used them and also on some of my bigger planes. I got the notification from tower that my shipment is on the way, if the robarts start failing...
Forum: Kit Building
12-27-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Thanks for the heads up I will look for it. Here are some pics on my retracts, they show the added support blocks I glued in place. The wheels on the pics are the dubro lite 4" wheels they have a...
Forum: Kit Building
12-26-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Thanks Bob. I framed up both wings halves, and I'm now awaiting for the RDS parts to show up. I hope to see them any day now since the order was placed last week. Its much better for me to work on...
Forum: Kit Building
12-24-2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,035
Posted By Corsair 29

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Looks like I'm joinng in as well. I'm also going to convert this one to a B version, got the conversion kit last summer, and recently bought the P-51 kit last week. Started build on Monday. I've got...
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