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    Looking good Chris I did the nose on the NP-38...

    Looking good Chris

    I did the nose on the NP-38 with magnets. Four small dowels keep it positioned in place, magnets top and bottom hold it on. Had initially thought it would have batteries in the...
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    Sounds like business as usual for them

    Sounds like business as usual for them
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    Swordsn, Sorry to hear, I feel sure another one...

    Swordsn, Sorry to hear, I feel sure another one will come along. I can't imagine it got too damaged failing off a truck. We've all seen/had "landings" that hit that hard. Maybe you can work something...
  4. Happy to help As far as foam, I did not do...

    Happy to help

    As far as foam, I did not do that on my plane, so I can't say. I would just shape it until it looks right
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    Swordsn, tuchadwick Wondering if you could...

    Swordsn, tuchadwick

    Wondering if you could post some detail pictures of the Dyna-skin on your Yellow model. I tried out the sample pack, and was impressed how it looked (after it was scuffed up),...
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    I've been doing a bit of body work on the Yellow...

    I've been doing a bit of body work on the Yellow P-38, and wanted to confirm panel line locations. Ran across this site http://legendsintheirowntime.com/P38/wallpaper/P38_1920x1200.png.

    Make sure...
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    I 2nd that, loose the Y connector. If you can...

    I 2nd that, loose the Y connector. If you can spare Aux2, I would leave it plugged in there
  8. Biggest I've flown so far was a twin powered by...

    Biggest I've flown so far was a twin powered by 160s on 10S, and that is a great size. Building a Yellow P-38 that will run a pair of Scorpion 5030-220 on 10S with Vario-prop 19.9" three blades. I...
  9. Hi Dom It looks like you need to bias the...

    Hi Dom

    It looks like you need to bias the hinge the other way. I believe the part that has the U shape needs to be closer to the edge of the door, and the half with the hinge pin needs to be...
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    Panhandler Glad to hear it. It's a very...

    Panhandler
    Glad to hear it. It's a very enjoyable plane to fly. I am going to repower mine with a pair on Tacon 160s so it will spin the APC 15.75x13x3 props, and still stay within limits. Switching...
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    Welcome to the brotherhood Simple Couple nice...

    Welcome to the brotherhood Simple

    Couple nice looking planes you have there. I think there are a couple that flew P-38s with three bladed DA-50s. I thought the 20x12x3 Mejzlik, or a 20x10x3 was a...
  12. I too used 4130 tubing. Modified a set of Robart...

    I too used 4130 tubing. Modified a set of Robart 154s for a ESM FW190-D9. Purchased tubing from Wicks Aircraft supply, very fast and cheap ...
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    Hey guys, General Hobby has the 90" Nitro planes...

    Hey guys, General Hobby has the 90" Nitro planes P-38 listed as in stock. Pictures don't match, but description and price sound right. Grab them while you can
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  14. Back in stock after several years?? Picked one up...

    Back in stock after several years?? Picked one up at the Wram show this past Feb. Sport scale, nice size, easy enough to do a couple quick mods. I did the plug in wing mod, added retracts, and...
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    Looking good....you're getting close!

    Looking good....you're getting close!
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    Anytime! E-flite makes a great product, with...

    Anytime! E-flite makes a great product, with great support, and they're available everywhere to boot. I think you will be very happy
    Please post some progress pictures!

    19.9" Vario-Prop blades...
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    Eflite 90, rated at 50 amps continuous, 65 amp...

    Eflite 90, rated at 50 amps continuous, 65 amp burst for 15 seconds, 15.8 oz, 325KV $129.99
    6S setup 1110 watts (rated continuous), 7215RPM no load speed. roughly 6132 loaded. 10 pitch prop tops...
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    Heavymetalman, welcome to the brotherhood. ...

    Heavymetalman, welcome to the brotherhood.


    Not aware of any Yellow models running Fowler flaps, but I feel sure someone has done it. There are a few posts on this thread around #154 from Scale...
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    You have to order from them directly. They...

    You have to order from them directly. They introduced a newer version, and were selling pretty much everything at 50% off. I had them in 4 days....from China, which amazed me...
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    Substad If you went with the Scorpions, I would...

    Substad
    If you went with the Scorpions, I would think you would end up with something like this using MA16x10x3 props:

    5S setup, around 1200 watts each, straight and level at full throttle. You...
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    [QUOTE=thailazer;11854665]Can you guys recommend...

    [QUOTE=thailazer;11854665]Can you guys recommend any suppliers that do small orders for peel ply?[/QUOTE

    You can use polyester cloth readily available at your local fabric store, or Wally World...
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    That was on 6S packs. I ended up adding batteries...

    That was on 6S packs. I ended up adding batteries just to bring up the total weight, so I am carrying a lot of batteries. There is a 4000 and 5300 6S pack in each boom, could probably fly around for...
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    Sudstad I can't find that exact motor. I'm no...

    Sudstad
    I can't find that exact motor. I'm no expert on how to select the right motor. I look at continuous AMP rating and KV. Prop data is great, but most do not list any. Wattage rating can be...
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    Hi Substad I would put a pair of Scorpion...

    Hi Substad

    I would put a pair of Scorpion 4025-12 in it at $80 a pop http://www.scorpionsystem.com/catalog/discontinued/motor/s40_1/S-4025-12/, and a minimum of a 100 amp ESC of your choice....
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    I have a 190A, 190D, Tigercat, and a Skyraider....

    I have a 190A, 190D, Tigercat, and a Skyraider. Troy built was great when I purchased them, no complaints at all. Prices WERE good, shipping was expensive, but quick. Customer service at that point...
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