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05-03-2017, 06:43 PM
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Posted By jchorak

You will have to cut an opening in the wheel well...

You will have to cut an opening in the wheel well ply where the hinges go also open the gap in the hinge slightly. It took a couple evenings of fiddling but, works nicely once you nail it.
05-03-2017, 11:33 AM
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Posted By jchorak

If you have access to rcscalebuilder try this...

If you have access to rcscalebuilder try this link to the forum https://www.rcscalebuilder.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=9651&PN=1&TPN=29
Worked for my doors.
John
11-26-2015, 08:29 AM
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Posted By jchorak

Same here no elevator mix needed. Flaps are...

Same here no elevator mix needed. Flaps are adjusted to move slow.
01-14-2015, 04:50 PM
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Posted By jchorak

Tony, The kit is plastic and resin and what...

Tony,

The kit is plastic and resin and what is shown on the website is what you get. I don't have any pre-construction pictures of the cockpit.
John
01-04-2015, 05:28 PM
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Posted By jchorak

Tony, Here is what I used. Of course it comes...

Tony,
Here is what I used. Of course it comes unpainted and takes a little work.
John

http://www.dbalsa.com/cockpits/f4u_1-5scale.htm
12-08-2014, 02:03 PM
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Posted By jchorak

George, That would be correct..... John

George,
That would be correct.....
John
12-07-2014, 02:32 PM
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Posted By jchorak

TopFlite GS gear doors

Finally installed landing gear doors after 8 years or so.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpMoQRL-Emw&list=UUkXtsw7Nincw_ICcd5Vmbvg&index=1
04-21-2012, 07:03 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Robart had their electrics for the top flite GS corsair at Toledo, do not know when they will be out though. Maybe soon since the corsair arf is slated for release.

John
11-17-2011, 02:24 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Check here for a B&B mount..............http://www.chiefaircraft.com/radio-control/engine-accessories/engine-mounts/bb-6202.html

jc
11-12-2010, 06:29 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Don't know if they have them yet try Meister scale link below.
jc

http://www.meister-scale.com/Accessories/Xoar/SeriesII3.html
09-28-2010, 07:01 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Mike,
Thanks for the warning....
jc
09-27-2010, 11:53 AM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Finally got the motivation to repair my GS corsair after breaking the wing in half a couple of years ago.
jc
08-26-2007, 09:12 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Thanks George,

Have not weighed since installing everything, guessing between 25 to 30 lbs.

John
08-26-2007, 07:31 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Thanks Mike,

I thinking sometime next month. The plane represents the corsair my uncle flew for vbf-85 off the Shangri-La during WWII.

John
08-26-2007, 07:19 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Bob,
It is the giant scale corsair. Thanks for the comp.

John
08-26-2007, 05:19 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Almost there. Waiting for more stencils and then lots of ground testing.
John
08-11-2007, 01:43 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Hello All,

What is everyone using for servos in this bird?

Thanks,
John
07-01-2007, 06:48 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: [Deleted]

To All

To the builders doing access hatches for your switches etc. are you hinging them ? If so, how, and how do you get them to funtion smoothly?

Thanks,
John
06-10-2007, 08:49 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Maybe by the end of summer............
06-09-2007, 08:27 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Barry,
Yes, dbalsa. Just down the road from me. There yesterday to pick up some canopy rail. Great people. I am using their cockpit in my GS corsair.

jchorak
12-23-2006, 08:10 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Bob,

Here are some of the elements of the dbalsa cockpit.

John
12-23-2006, 04:49 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Dave,

The dbalsa cockpit kit will build into a really nice piece.

jc
12-19-2006, 07:17 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

NCIS

The corsair in the photo is the F4u-1D or Fg-1D which initially had the canopy with the cross braces, but soon received the canopy you see in the photo as production progressed. It was the...
11-20-2006, 08:43 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Thanks Bob,

Talking about cutting the actual fiberglass doors themselves.

jc
11-20-2006, 06:57 PM
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Posted By jchorak

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Hello,
For the guys making your gear doors out of fiberglass, what is the cleanest way to cut the doors out?
Thanks,
John
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