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06-26-2012, 04:51 AM
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Posted By OBDOC

RE: Who needs 1/6 scale pilots

I still have some available if anyone is interested.
05-06-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By OBDOC

RE: 1/5 J2M3 Raiden

Pippin,
This is a short kit that John aka "Lawndart" has designed. I originally had another designer do the CAD work, but too many things were wrong, so John took over. He did a 1/4 scale first and...
04-27-2012, 06:17 PM
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Posted By OBDOC

RE: 1/5 J2M3 Raiden

Looks cool Joe.
Tim
04-26-2012, 08:43 AM
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Posted By OBDOC

RE: 1/5 J2M3 Raiden

The stab comes with pre-cut blocks for Robart hinge points and the carbon fiber tube keeps it straight and light. I'm sheeting with 3/32 balsa sheet.
04-26-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,233
Posted By OBDOC

RE: 1/5 J2M3 Raiden

Here is the framed up horizontal stab, took less than an hour. Started sheeting it today.

Tim
04-25-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,233
Posted By OBDOC

1/5 J2M3 Raiden

After over two years of waiting I finally have parts to start my 1/5 J2M3 Raiden scratch build. The formers all interlock which will make the build almost foolproof. I framed up the horizontal stab...
06-27-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By OBDOC

Who needs 1/6 scale pilots

I'm thinning my herd. Here is a list of what I have available. email or PM for prices. All are NIB, prices are not negotiable and you pay all the shipping. I also do not accept paypal unless you pay...
06-01-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,120
Posted By OBDOC

RE: seeking a bbi

I was looking through my stocks and I have an extra Doc Miller pilot NIB. PM me with a reasonable offer and we can go from there.
Tim
10-26-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 25,485
Posted By OBDOC

RE: J2M3 Raiden in 1:5 scale

Good point. It can be detailed after that, or the new owner can do it.
Tim
10-26-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 25,485
Posted By OBDOC

RE: J2M3 Raiden in 1:5 scale

Once I get my new shop built I'll get working on the 1/5 scale prototype. Once it's finished and I have it maidened it will be for sale. Still figuring out which color scheme I'll go with.
Tim
06-20-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 25,485
Posted By OBDOC

RE: J2M3 Raiden in 1:5 scale

John,
I'll take mine in 1/5 scale. It's looking great.
Tim
05-27-2010, 02:01 PM
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Posted By OBDOC

RE: Ziroli F6F Hellcat Builder's Diary

I have the Sierra gear in my 80 inch wing span F6F-3 Hellcat and it's awesome. Great looking gear and very sturdy, the rotation is very smooth. You get what you pay for.
Tim
05-23-2010, 10:51 AM
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Views: 130,127
Posted By OBDOC

RE: The RCFW Hellcat Group Build

Chad,
Thanks, I have Photoshop but not Illustrator. Thanks for the compliment on the Hellcat at RCSB. Watch for some updates later today, I have almost all of the painting done. I just need to put...
05-20-2010, 12:29 PM
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Views: 130,127
Posted By OBDOC

RE: The RCFW Hellcat Group Build

Chad,
Looking great. I'm working on a Jerry Bates 1/6 Hellcat and am having a hard time finding a decent picture of the guage faces to enlarge for my instrument panel. Where did you find yours?
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05-20-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 25,485
Posted By OBDOC

RE: J2M3 Raiden in 1:5 scale

I have a 3w60 on hand that I'm going to use. If it comes out light enough I have a couple 3w48 twins I can use too.
Tim
05-17-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 25,485
Posted By OBDOC

RE: J2M3 Raiden in 1:5 scale

I'll let you know when that time comes that plans, cowls and canopies are available.
Tim
05-17-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 25,485
Posted By OBDOC

RE: J2M3 Raiden in 1:5 scale

Thanks John. I take it that you are going to want to build one of these too!
Tim
05-10-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 25,485
Posted By OBDOC

RE: J2M3 Raiden in 1:5 scale

Ian, thanks. Please keep following along. I'm hoping this flies as good as it looks.
Tim
05-10-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 25,485
Posted By OBDOC

RE: J2M3 Raiden in 1:5 scale

Pippin,
I wish I knew. I'm hoping the initial design work with be done in the next month or so. We have someone cutting out parts and assembling them as its designed to check parts fit and all is...
05-07-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 25,485
Posted By OBDOC

RE: J2M3 Raiden in 1:5 scale

It's been a while since I updated this post but work continues. Here are some random screen shots. Tim
04-27-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,095
Posted By OBDOC

RE: Finished CNC build for Composite Molds!

I'm having a 1/5 scale J2M3 Raiden designed in CAD. PM me with what it would cost to make a plug for the fuselage. Thank you. I can have the files sent to you after they are done. Maybe we could...
04-09-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 25,485
Posted By OBDOC

RE: J2M3 Raiden in 1:5 scale

Thanks Dave.
We have someone cutting parts for fit as they are designed and it looks awesome. I can't wait to have the parts in my shop and start building this baby.
Tim
04-07-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 25,485
Posted By OBDOC

RE: J2M3 Raiden in 1:5 scale

I'm sure we can eliminate at least half of the formers aft of the CG and half of the wing ribs, but during the design process I think it's easier to get the right shape using more formers. Not sure...
04-06-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 25,485
Posted By OBDOC

RE: J2M3 Raiden in 1:5 scale

More progress has been made. It's looking great!
Tim
03-20-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 25,485
Posted By OBDOC

RE: J2M3 Raiden in 1:5 scale

Yes, eventually the plans, cowl and canopy will be available.
Here is an update.
Tim
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