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Forum: Kit Building
03-14-2013, 01:17 PM
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Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Wind forecast at the club is 20 on saturday and 23 on sunday. This is your fault Gary.
Edwin
Forum: Kit Building
03-13-2013, 12:41 PM
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Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

hehe, yeah, I'm probably not doing the gear doors. I could do them later maybe.
Edwin
Forum: Kit Building
03-13-2013, 10:28 AM
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Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Its a kit. What do you mean f2f? I know Terry, he's a fanatical builder and knows a lot about alternative finish methods. He told me about the glass razor back parts at a warbird event a few years...
Forum: Kit Building
03-13-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

This saturday is a work day at the field any way till about noon, for the elec fest the following weekend. I done did most of the mowing last weekend so noon should be done.
Edwin
Forum: Kit Building
03-11-2013, 02:01 PM
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Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

eze-kote? Whats that?
Edwin
Forum: Kit Building
03-10-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Pipons,
I'm doing the razor back too. But I'm taking the shortcut using Wylie Warbirds razor back upgrade kit. Its fiberglass.
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Forum: Kit Building
03-02-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Alzheimer's! Kinda sad, I remember when it was really good. I've noticed the big threads tend to be slow loading.
Edwin
Forum: Kit Building
02-16-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

My .60 sized TF corsair required a baffle. I tried to get by without, but kept having overheating problems. With the baffle, I was good. Had to provide about 4 sq" out the bottom of the cowl to...
Forum: Kit Building
02-12-2013, 02:11 PM
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Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

I did 4" sq checker board on the bottom wings of a P90 bipe. Was easy to do, two passes with tape. Repairing was never much of a problem, I usually dont have much left to repair afterwards. Either...
Forum: Kit Building
02-11-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Thats good to see Mirce. It didnt look short for power. I'm planning on using a G-62 also.
Edwin
Forum: Kit Building
02-11-2013, 03:27 PM
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Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

I've heard of a few TF 1/5 warbirds in the 28 - 30lb range and they flew good. Most of Jacks were less than 25 because they were a straight up arf builds with the moneycote covering. Terry built...
Forum: Kit Building
02-11-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

That is outstanding for the detail put into that plane.
Edwin
Forum: Kit Building
02-11-2013, 08:48 AM
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Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

I guess 31.75lbs. What do I get if I win? Anybody else ready to guess?


I came back and changed it. A buddy did a TF 1/5 corsair that was about 33lbs all done up real nice. But he...
Forum: Kit Building
02-07-2013, 05:39 PM
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Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

So how far does a half pint go? How much paint did you use in each of the colors and primer?
Edwin
Forum: Kit Building
02-06-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Sirens! It just so happens.... when I4c (think thats the name) quit selling their siren I started looking at alternatives. I found one in the JC Whitney catalog and have been experimenting with...
Forum: Kit Building
02-03-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Something to keep in mind when leaving a mask on for a long time, it might peal up the paint. Its happened to me a few times. Now, when its good and tacky, I peal it up.
Edwin
Forum: Kit Building
02-02-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Those masks work pretty good. I tried making my own and that was a disaster. Missed a good day flying.
Edwin
Forum: Kit Building
02-01-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

There go them thumbs again. Got both. I've had it over 25 years. Looking rough and needs a paint job. Was thinking a ghost profile of a B-17 on the tank. Below that written, "REAL HEAVY METAL"....
Forum: Kit Building
02-01-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

I wonder if that would be good paint on a motorcycle!
Edwin
Forum: Kit Building
01-29-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Cookies wouldnt work. Never make it. Grand kids call me cookie monster.
Forum: Kit Building
01-29-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

I just looked up the price of that soft edge tape, pretty expensive. Do they sell it by the foot?
Edwin
Forum: Kit Building
01-29-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Probably have to hang it on a line in the garage. I did that for my stearman wings. That should get you perpendicular.
Edwin
Forum: Kit Building
01-28-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

I wonder if Carquest would have that stuff? They sell a lot of paint supplies for cars, its where I get my fiberglass u-patchum.
Edwin
Forum: Kit Building
01-28-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Gary,
What are you doing for insignia's and such, vinyl?
Edwin
Forum: Kit Building
01-27-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By Edwin

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

By George I think he's got it.
Edwin
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