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    Brian Taylor P47

    Trust me boys, the suspense is killing me too. I'm hoping that all the bugs are worked out now and it's been sitting here ready to go for 4 days now....it's just been raining for 4 days now!
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    F6F Hellcat kits?

    mcrouchman, the ziroli hellcat is a pretty straightforward build. i did one fully built up...see pics in my gallery or some construction pics on my website, under Projects. His plans show you...
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    Taylor Spitfire........the finish is near!

    Some guys have all the luck! :rolleyes:
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    Taylor Spitfire........the finish is near!

    Scott,
    The new spitty looks great! sounds like we're starting to get quite a fleet of Vic's Spits. :)
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    mick reeves 1/6 spitfire

    I agree that the larger models are not for everyone for the space limitations, the additional up-front costs in motors and servos ,etc, but like most aspects of the hobby these items can be recycled...
  6. taylor mustang

    thanks guys. Richard, the build wasn't too difficult...if you've scratch built a few planes you should be fine. Brian does a decent job on his plans. Email me if you have any questions or want...
  7. Show every one what your P-51 mustangs look like, A Thread worth seeing,Awsome planes

    Vic,

    What a shame...how did you re-kit it? :rolleyes:

    Here's my 2nd Taylor P-51. It has now flown and flys great. :-)
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    P-40 with scale prop

    Those pics of the Yellow P-40 look good. Especially the one with the spinner on it! Too bad they molded with gelcoat. I think it would be easier to located formers and other internal items if the...
  9. THE FIELD BOX FROM HELL! aka The Ultimate Field box!

    Thanks guys. Let me know if you have any questions or need me to email any pictures.

    I have a question, can anyone recommend a good 12v fuel pump? The one I have in there is a relatively...
  10. pic 5...last one!

    and finally the guts of the thing. i still need to hard wire the battery instead of the alligator clips and tidy up the fuel lines. also put some silicon on the connections to avoid any possible...
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    the overall flight box...so far!
  12. pic 4

    and with the removable tray in place, noting where it has been cut to accomadate the jugs.
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    close up of the jug itself.
  14. Promised pics

    OK, as promised here are 5 pics of my box so far. I still need to tidy up the wires and fuel tubing but it looks like it should word out fine.

    The fuel 'cells' are from Walmart and were $4-5...
  15. THE FIELD BOX FROM HELL! aka The Ultimate Field box!

    512,
    I'm at work at the moment but will post a couple pics this evening. the jugs i used hold a full gallon of fuel (each) without a problem. I did have to trim out the tray but it will still...
  16. THE FIELD BOX FROM HELL! aka The Ultimate Field box!

    I picked up a couple rubbermaid containers at Walmart, just over a gallon each, and both fit perfect in the bottom like a glove. No heating. I slipped my 12V motorcycle battery in between them and...
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    Brian Taylor P47

    Mark,
    I heard the same unfortunate news. I met Tony from Unitracts last summer and he told me that Brian hadn't produced plans for his last couple designs and was no longer putting stuff out. It...
  18. electric fuel pump

    I think so too, I'll post some pics when she's all finished.

    Here's another question, can i just splice into the connections in the power panel to hook up the electric fuel pump so i can have...
  19. THE FIELD BOX FROM HELL! aka The Ultimate Field box!

    Lee,

    This is what I am thinking, to avoid any valves, etc. Let me know if you see any issues.

    OK, run a line from each of the fuel jugs to the outside of the flight box. Then also have an...
  20. thanx!

    Bill, and the rest of the gang here, yodaman!
    I picked up one of these B&D crates from Home Depot on the weekend and have started planning what I want to do to it. I had considered the fuel in the...
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    This Jug scheme

    Ray, couldn't agree with you more. well put! it comes down to pride, respect and admiration for this folks who designed, built, flew, and fought in these warbirds, that give us the opportunity and...
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    This Jug scheme

    Kirk,
    Sounds like the same 3-view I have...mine is about 11x17 in size. I guess my best bet is find the academy kit and scan the picture.....although for my use in this case, it may be fine to just...
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    This Jug scheme

    Jon,

    Those links worked just fine for me. It's deceptive because they abbreviate the link to make it look chopped off (they use ... in the middle on here).

    As guys are helping Ray find...
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    p-47

    Ray,

    I have found that sometimes plastic model decals can help get this information clearer. Either the decal sheet or the placement sheet that accompanys them. I have used Squadron in the past...
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    Taylor Spitfire........the finish is near!

    Jose,
    No chance of me heading to California (the other coast) this summer. although after a long weekend of rain, i'm tempted! It's only a 45 hour drive. :D
    I had thought about heading to...
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