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Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes Yesterday, 12:47 AM
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Posted By oldtimer4759
hi, there is a very good thread on this forum...

hi, there is a very good thread on this forum about the build, I have one and it is magic to fly, my favourite model. they are good retracts, had to do a few mods to mine, but I havent had any...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-13-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 843
Posted By oldtimer4759
Hello Hoss, My Apologies, I have been flying...

Hello Hoss,
My Apologies, I have been flying for about the same, My Typhoon was heavy, more than you are talking about with the 51, I only had a 30 in it, badly needed a 35 or even a 50, had to...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-12-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 843
Posted By oldtimer4759
hello Hoss, seeing I live in Australia, I would...

hello Hoss,
seeing I live in Australia, I would suggest you find one of the more experienced Pilots in your club, or one nearby, get them to check it over, I have found most of my 72" ESM models all...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-11-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 843
Posted By oldtimer4759
hello Hoss, something wrong there, my P-51B has...

hello Hoss,
something wrong there, my P-51B has no added weight at all, DLE35ra up front, 2 1500ma batteries for the Spectrum Rx, plus a 4 cell Nimh for the engine, total weight is just under 7kg,...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-08-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 843
Posted By oldtimer4759
hello Hoss, 110 is nose heavy compared to 137,...

hello Hoss,
110 is nose heavy compared to 137, it will be more stable in the air with 110mm back from the front edge of the wing at the join.
cheers, Oldtimer
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-08-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 843
Posted By oldtimer4759
hi, if the Miss America is a 72" wingspan P-51,...

hi, if the Miss America is a 72" wingspan P-51, the 137 is way too far back, my 72" B Model P-51 has a CofG at about 110mm back from the center join of the wings, Move your fuel tank back over the...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-06-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 843
Posted By oldtimer4759
hi all, I like the ESM models, have had 8 over...

hi all,
I like the ESM models, have had 8 over the years, they are a builders kit, meaning they need a few mods and quite a bit of work, they look very good and fly very well, once you ignore the...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 05-07-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,427
Posted By oldtimer4759
well said Bobby, I just hope a few people who...

well said Bobby, I just hope a few people who were thinking of buying his product read this thread first. a lot of us feel like we have been taken by rubbish product.
Oldtimer
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-17-2017, 03:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By oldtimer4759
Hi, I have the DLE 35ra in an ESM Spitfire, also...

Hi, I have the DLE 35ra in an ESM Spitfire, also have the same engine in and ESM P-51, overheating problems with the Spit, the Mustang goes like a charm, when you look at the nose of both from the...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-04-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,427
Posted By oldtimer4759
I bought a set of air retracts off him for an ESM...

I bought a set of air retracts off him for an ESM Spitfire, 72' wingspan, after a LOT of work I finally got them to fit, but the slop in the multi piece units was shocking, there was slop in the...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-09-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,631
Views: 321,313
Posted By oldtimer4759
hello Craig, I fitted the wing in place,...

hello Craig,
I fitted the wing in place, reached in through the nose and drew a line around the top of the wing, then cut a big area out, that gave me access to the internals, I made up some ply...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-19-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By oldtimer4759
hi, have you tried it without the cowl, I have a...

hi, have you tried it without the cowl, I have a smaller Corsair, ESM, with a 70cc twin, I had problems until I baffled the engine, I had to close off the front like you have, then from the front of...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-14-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 35,581
Posted By oldtimer4759
hi, when I built mine I marked out where I wanted...

hi, when I built mine I marked out where I wanted the holes in the fuselage side of the wing saddle, drilled a small hole, then drilled straight forward through the back of the engine bay area, sat...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-13-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By oldtimer4759
some people just dont want to be helped. ...

some people just dont want to be helped.

unsubscribed
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-05-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By oldtimer4759
hello Eddie, WOW, bad hair day, my apology...

hello Eddie,

WOW, bad hair day, my apology for answering your post.

was very easy to remember you because I have tried to help you and replied to quite a few of your ??? questions previously,...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-05-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By oldtimer4759
hello Eddie, this model of yours has been going...

hello Eddie, this model of yours has been going on for years, you still only at the wing join stage, the dihedral is built into the wing centre join bit, just glue the wing joiner in and join the...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-25-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2,631
Views: 321,313
Posted By oldtimer4759
hi, the book states 135mm, I used that number...

hi, the book states 135mm,
I used that number to balance mine, with the wheels up, very important, means a fair bit of ballast up front, then I got a mate to turn up a solid steel spinner for me,...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 05-11-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2,631
Views: 321,313
Posted By oldtimer4759
G'day all, mine came in at just over 15kg,...

G'day all,
mine came in at just over 15kg, over 33lbs, I have the 2 elevator servos under the tail plane, but they were the lightest standard size I could find, I also did the mods on the centre...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-30-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 35,581
Posted By oldtimer4759
hello Sandy, the prop is only for looks factor,...

hello Sandy,
the prop is only for looks factor, I dont fly with it, probably could I have never tried,
it is from here,...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-29-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 26,578
Posted By oldtimer4759
G'day Hoss, no idea, re the same C of G for the...

G'day Hoss,
no idea, re the same C of G for the B and D models, but I would be surprised if they use a different wing on the kits, just change the top of the fuselage and colour scheme,
C of G and...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-29-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 35,581
Posted By oldtimer4759
hello Sandy, mount your batteries in the engine...

hello Sandy,
mount your batteries in the engine bay if you can, the CDI unit as far forward as you can, you will need the weight up front. also move the fuel tank back over the C of G if you can,...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-29-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 35,581
Posted By oldtimer4759
G'day Sandy, live in the land of Oz, great place...

G'day Sandy, live in the land of Oz, great place down here, couple of hours time diff.
cheers, Oldtimer.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-29-2016, 01:49 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 35,581
Posted By oldtimer4759
hello Sandy, not a very good photo, but if you...

hello Sandy,
not a very good photo, but if you use a bit of imagination you can see what I mean. just a small hole in the front edge of the dummy...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-28-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 35,581
Posted By oldtimer4759
Hello Sandy, I have the push rod for the choke...

Hello Sandy,
I have the push rod for the choke just poking out through a small hole in the front of the front exhaust, so it goes forward, towards the prop, works for me. if you live in a warm...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-28-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 26,578
Posted By oldtimer4759
G'day Hoss, maybe I like mine a bit on the nose...

G'day Hoss,
maybe I like mine a bit on the nose heavy side, my B model is at about 110 to 115 from the flat bit where the wings join, didnt need any lead, just moved the Batteries up forward a bit...
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