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06-17-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 65,627
Posted By CorsairJock

It's been a LOOONG Time, I have done the...

It's been a LOOONG Time, I have done the conversion before. You will have to cut the holes in the wings for the wheels first. And yes, I believe you will have to cut into some ribs. The wheel wells...
04-19-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,079
Posted By CorsairJock

2 reasons I can think of right away: 1) it's...

2 reasons I can think of right away:
1) it's easy to go to just about any hardware store and get custom matched colors, any color you want, and any variation of glossy to dull.
2) I personally...
04-14-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,079
Posted By CorsairJock

Hi Tom, been trying to PM you, it's been a long...

Hi Tom, been trying to PM you, it's been a long time, good to know you're still around
03-29-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,079
Posted By CorsairJock

Bump (again), because this thread has been so...

Bump (again), because this thread has been so useful, and I need the reminder of how to finish my model
09-03-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 352,983
Posted By CorsairJock

In a nutshell: the modification you may be...

In a nutshell: the modification you may be referring to is to Robart 615 retracts: I bore and tap the trunions to accept "Keenserts", which eliminate play in the trunions and thereby extend the life...
08-11-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 352,983
Posted By CorsairJock

That Corsair project is on the back burner for...

That Corsair project is on the back burner for now, it's summertime/ time to enjoy the weather while we have it. Build will continue when the snow hits the ground.
In the meantime, here's a pic of...
08-10-2016, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 352,983
Posted By CorsairJock

I will be using a modified version of this unit...

I will be using a modified version of this unit (for a 63" span electric powered Corsair):...
07-16-2016, 02:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By CorsairJock

To end any confusion: this type of aircraft went...

To end any confusion: this type of aircraft went under 2 separate designations: A-26 AND B-26. It is a Douglas design, was given the name "Invader". During WW II, it was designed as A-26. It was used...
04-17-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 87,449
Posted By CorsairJock

My project has been stalled by my retract setup:...

My project has been stalled by my retract setup: I engineered the wing to accept the old Robart mechanical rotating retracts with individual hi torq servos (a system that worked GREAT on my H-9...
02-02-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 978
Views: 216,292
Posted By CorsairJock

Hi Guys, I started this thread over 5 years ago,...

Hi Guys, I started this thread over 5 years ago, just dropping in to let people know mine is still flying, in great condition. I've replace glow plugs, rx battery, exhaust extensions (silicone burns...
12-28-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 65,627
Posted By CorsairJock

There is no 'trick' to it, the full scale...

There is no 'trick' to it, the full scale Corsairs have everything exposed/ all natural. That is: there is no 'bowl', 'bucket', or whatever you want to call it where the wheels go. What you see is...
12-21-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 87,449
Posted By CorsairJock

Omni seems to have some 'out of production...

Omni seems to have some 'out of production parts': http://www3.omnimodels.com/cgi-bin/woi0001p?&I=TOPA1773&P=7
12-21-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By CorsairJock

Annoyed with the FAA yes, but don't blame AMA, as...

Annoyed with the FAA yes, but don't blame AMA, as I believe they are doing their best.
11-20-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,617
Posted By CorsairJock

I scan mine at a very high resolution. If going...

I scan mine at a very high resolution. If going from 1/48 to 1/8, I would scan at 6 X 'normal', maybe 72 (which used to be 'normal) x 6. Then use image edit software to enlarge image to 'normal'/...
09-29-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 142,493
Posted By CorsairJock

Put mine up for sale here at RCU:...

Put mine up for sale here at RCU: http://www.rcuniverse.com/market/item.cfm?itemID=1045329
Asking $1750 for all (including NIB Saito 300 twin, Robart 150B retracts, & much more.
09-23-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,481
Posted By CorsairJock

Marvin: I could use one also, I have the kit,...

Marvin: I could use one also, I have the kit, plans, but no manual. Adobe is fine with me. CorsairJock@Yahoo.com
09-23-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,617
Posted By CorsairJock

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2121934
Actually, like the Top Flite Corsair, the P-47 kit is much closer to 1/8 scale than 1/7.

Built mine (ARF version) as...
09-12-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 142,493
Posted By CorsairJock

I've got one, and like so many other kits I...

I've got one, and like so many other kits I bought years ago: just sitting in (finished/ heated) basement collecting dust. Not NIB, but not really started yet either. Missing stab, but otherwise...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-10-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,758
Posted By CorsairJock

I just saw one at Toledo, I am convinced the wing...

I just saw one at Toledo, I am convinced the wing is a modified version of the old one: it has 'the step' at the root, and outer panels are not fully sheeted. Also has identical 65" span. I had...
04-10-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 382,650
Posted By CorsairJock

I just saw this at Toledo: it is hands down...

I just saw this at Toledo: it is hands down better than anything Top Flite has to offer, not even close. same goes for the new Hangar 9 '60 size' Corsair.
10-05-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 382,650
Posted By CorsairJock

Just jumping in here, noticed something a little...

Just jumping in here, noticed something a little 'out of scale': the cowl flaps should not be overlapping/ partially covering the exhaust pipes. Maybe cowl flaps are too big, or cowl needs to be...
08-22-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 70,957
Posted By CorsairJock

Stick with the Robarts, but modify them (see my...

Stick with the Robarts, but modify them (see my post(s) on 615 Modifications). Some complain loudly about the Robarts, but there are a lot of satisfied customers too (including me). Good engine...
05-19-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 352,983
Posted By CorsairJock

OK, I confess: I have a few of them (at least 2,...

OK, I confess: I have a few of them (at least 2, MAYBE 3). If I find that I have 3 or more, I'd be willing to part with one (want at 2 for myself). I am busy with family issues right now (sister...
01-30-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 352,983
Posted By CorsairJock

1st off: the rear/ P-40 style windows were...

1st off: the rear/ P-40 style windows were usually painted over and/ or remove and replaced with aluminum skin, so no special reason to include them in your new canopy. There was a guy named Luke who...
01-12-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 87,449
Posted By CorsairJock

There is a saying in avaition: "A nose heavy...

There is a saying in avaition: "A nose heavy plane will fly poorly, a tail heavy plane will fly once". Translation: a nose heavy plane is the lesser of two evils.

That said: if you balance it with...
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