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Forum: Kit Building
12-27-2015, 02:43 PM
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Posted By woodburner

I've built two TF P-51's for customers, both with...

I've built two TF P-51's for customers, both with E-Flite electric landing gears. I understand they're discontinued, but sets can still be found every now and then. Never a problem, never a...
Forum: Kit Building
07-02-2013, 05:40 PM
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Posted By woodburner

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Thanks... it's Chrome Ultracote/Oracover... rivets are made with a transfer wheel, weathering with airbrushed Createx Auto-Air water based paint.
Forum: Kit Building
07-02-2013, 02:48 PM
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Posted By woodburner

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Hey Steve,

Yes, it's built from the TF Gold Edition kit....

Thanks!



Art
Forum: Kit Building
07-02-2013, 11:23 AM
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Posted By woodburner

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Ready for the maiden flight this weekend at a major scale fly-in (not a contest)!
Forum: Kit Building
02-27-2013, 06:12 PM
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Views: 517,878
Posted By woodburner

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Try it sometime... it's ridiculously easy! And the panel lines are done using a well dulled and rounded X-acto blade and a flexible straightedge....
Forum: Kit Building
02-27-2013, 05:08 PM
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Posted By woodburner

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Exactly, Steve....

It's called tracing wheel, not marking wheel, sorry.....


http://www.ez.org/pages/bsiu/Images/Methods/Trace_Drawings_02.jpg
Forum: Kit Building
02-27-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,878
Posted By woodburner

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

[quote]ORIGINAL: Michael211

Hi! Looks awesome! What chrome paint did you use for the lower portion of the engine cowling? I'm working on a ''chrome'' BARF of the Mustang Quick Silver but have...
Forum: Kit Building
02-27-2013, 03:31 PM
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Views: 517,878
Posted By woodburner

Forum: Kit Building
02-26-2013, 08:24 AM
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Views: 517,878
Posted By woodburner

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

TTRotary

I used a marking wheel from a sewing kit, lol.. just run it along a straightedge, carefully of course because the sheeting is thin. No treatment on the wood at all.

Forum: Kit Building
02-26-2013, 08:20 AM
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Posted By woodburner

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Almost there.... missing only the stripes on the airscoop... notice the original "Pilot's training manual" in the cockpit.
Forum: Kit Building
11-23-2012, 07:25 PM
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Posted By woodburner

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

My thoughts exactly, lol
Forum: Kit Building
11-22-2012, 06:09 AM
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Views: 517,878
Posted By woodburner

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Finishing mine in chrome Ultracote... gonna be the Old Crow version

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/430698_4917448983074_1660146917_n.jpg
Forum: Kit Building
11-13-2012, 04:07 PM
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Views: 517,878
Posted By woodburner

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

I've seen the chrome cowl on someone's plane here... did you paint or cover it? I'm covering my P-51 with Chrome Ultracote but I'm kinda afraid to try it on the cowl and air intake.

Thanks!
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