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09-03-2017, 09:32 AM
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Posted By Warbird Man

I would just re-position it. Iron down the...

I would just re-position it. Iron down the covering next to the saddle and use a new/sharp blade and cut the covering around the edge of the saddle. The saddle is probably just glued to the covering....
06-24-2017, 12:35 PM
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Posted By Warbird Man

Stingray, Sorry for the delay in reply. I...

Stingray,
Sorry for the delay in reply. I don't know if I have the part # anymore as its been a long time since I built my corsair. It's possible they don't make it anymore or maybe I made a typo....
05-20-2016, 08:49 AM
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Posted By Warbird Man

The painting went ok, I don't recommend using a...

The painting went ok, I don't recommend using a rattle can on a model this big though. I had a bit of trouble trying to get the center section painted evenly as its just to wide of an area. I would...
04-30-2016, 06:26 PM
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Posted By Warbird Man

What scale is it? I usually use 1/4 scale servos...

What scale is it? I usually use 1/4 scale servos for the elevator and rudder if its around 1/4 or 1/5th scale because of the large surfaces. Nothing wrong with a little overkill there. The 225s in...
03-11-2016, 07:35 PM
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Views: 78,950
Posted By Warbird Man

Absolutely use "Blue" loctite on the socket head...

Absolutely use "Blue" loctite on the socket head wing bolts. If you don't the vibration can loosen them up and they will fall out.
I've already lost one or two already because I didn't freshen them...
03-05-2016, 09:52 AM
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Posted By Warbird Man

The world models has a Stearman arf ,but I...

The world models has a Stearman arf ,but I believe its a bit bigger.
02-27-2016, 08:44 AM
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Posted By Warbird Man

Not a problem. I have roughly a 1/2". But that...

Not a problem. I have roughly a 1/2". But that can vary a bit depending on how you mount your engine, cowl, where the prop hub sticks out, clearance between the engine and dummy engine, etc, etc.
02-26-2016, 06:36 PM
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Views: 78,950
Posted By Warbird Man

Here ya...

Here ya go.http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2149572http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2149573 Be sure to cut out the dummy engine as shown for air...
02-26-2016, 01:08 PM
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Views: 78,950
Posted By Warbird Man

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

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2149542I was digging through all my pics and I don't think I ever took one of the bottom of the cowl cut out. This one was the only pic I...
02-16-2016, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Warbird Man

I've got a 15cc RCGF in my H-9 AT-6 and it has ...

I've got a 15cc RCGF in my H-9 AT-6 and it has plenty of power and still flies great.
Watch the weight on gassers in small .60 size planes. Also no need to spend big bucks on digital servos for a...
01-31-2016, 12:05 PM
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Views: 44,166
Posted By Warbird Man

Well I"m finally assembling this plane for the...

Well I"m finally assembling this plane for the last time. All the parts are painted and I'm now installing all the radio controls and pneumatic systems. Setting up all this stuff in an organized...
01-02-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By Warbird Man

Whats confusing me is the intermediate blue color...

Whats confusing me is the intermediate blue color that is already on the model looks damn near spot on. why change it?
The top color (Dark Blue) seems to be a bit light, but that could be the...
12-31-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By Warbird Man

Model masters spray is very expensive and a can...

Model masters spray is very expensive and a can doesn't go very far. but is probably your best bet for "off the shelf" FS colors. I'll usually by one can or small jar and make up a paint chip and...
Forum: Seaplanes
12-30-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,596
Posted By Warbird Man

Thank you, I've tried a few other e calcs...

Thank you,
I've tried a few other e calcs myself, but they are confusing and too sophisticated.

I assume your talking of a 2-blade 11x8?

I also plan on "lightening" the plane up a bit as well...
Forum: Seaplanes
12-29-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,596
Posted By Warbird Man

Ya, I've been banging my head trying to figure...

Ya, I've been banging my head trying to figure this stuff out. I'm building the kit and will modify it to at least clear an 11 or maybe a 12" prop and anything else it may require. So far this is...
Forum: Seaplanes
12-25-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,596
Posted By Warbird Man

Hello, Planning on building one of these strictly...

Hello, Planning on building one of these strictly for water flying.
Can anyone recommend a good electric set up for this plane? Motor size/type/KV, Prop and battery size S count and mAh etc.?
I'm...
11-13-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 33,344
Posted By Warbird Man

Gotta love bombers !:) I see you mentioned...

Gotta love bombers !:)
I see you mentioned using a new 4 engine control system. I also have mine set up to use a separate servo for each engine. Are you talking about Futabas MSA -10 synchronizer ...
11-12-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 44,166
Posted By Warbird Man

As far as my build goes, Yes I'm still working on...

As far as my build goes, Yes I'm still working on it. I apologize to those following the thread. This project has been put on the back burner more times than I wanted. But job changes, long hours,...
11-12-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 44,166
Posted By Warbird Man

Wow, You've got a big problem on your hands. If...

Wow, You've got a big problem on your hands.
If you go through this thread you should be able to see some of the plans and where the wing is separated in 3 sections. The original design has the...
10-31-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By Warbird Man

Glennis made alot of scale wheels. Don't know if...

Glennis made alot of scale wheels. Don't know if they are still in business, also $$$. You see them pop up from time to time in the market place. Also try wingspan. They have alot of B-17 stuff.
10-18-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,253
Posted By Warbird Man

I just simply use blue lock tite and safety wire...

I just simply use blue lock tite and safety wire it. I keep my old guitar strings and use the smaller dia. strings for safety wire
09-12-2015, 08:56 PM
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Views: 234,508
Posted By Warbird Man

I'm still flying one. Not exactly sure what you...

I'm still flying one. Not exactly sure what you mean by "cowl cutouts". Just make sure you provide plenty of air flow through and around the cylinder head and a big enough exit for the air to get...
08-30-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By Warbird Man

Contact Top Flight. I'm sure they can set you up...

Contact Top Flight. I'm sure they can set you up with all the necessary parts. Also try fiberglass specialties. The might have a fiberglass turtle deck for it.
04-11-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Warbird Man

Wow! Never seen anything like that before.

Wow! Never seen anything like that before.
02-28-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 78,950
Posted By Warbird Man

As a matter of fact, I do. Still in the plastic...

As a matter of fact, I do. Still in the plastic bag. Send me a PM
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