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Forum: Kit Building
03-01-2015, 04:15 AM
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Posted By Doomking

Just the a note for you folks using lighter...

Just the a note for you folks using lighter engines up front......if you glass and paint the plane it will be very tail heavy. I have a g62 up front and I had to put plenty of lbs on the firewall to...
Forum: Kit Building
08-05-2014, 01:47 PM
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Posted By Doomking

What engine are you using mike?

What engine are you using mike?
Forum: Kit Building
05-10-2014, 02:39 PM
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Posted By Doomking

Three position here......with elevator mixed in. ...

Three position here......with elevator mixed in.

Fabio
Forum: Kit Building
03-13-2014, 05:06 PM
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Posted By Doomking

What I usually do I take the balsa sheeting and...

What I usually do I take the balsa sheeting and run it under warm/hot running water on both sides in the stationary tub while i gently bend it in the desired shape.
It usually touches most of the...
Forum: Kit Building
02-19-2014, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Doomking

Bob I don't have a video of my plane, just...

Bob
I don't have a video of my plane, just pictures. You can probably find plenty of those onYouTube with the zenoah up front.
I am not familiar with the evolution but I also have a DLE55ra for my...
Forum: Kit Building
02-18-2014, 02:47 PM
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Posted By Doomking

Thanks Gary... unfortunately I ordered the same...

Thanks Gary...
unfortunately I ordered the same stuff from amazon few days ago and it turned out to be a generic version, more flimsy and not as thick.
I think that if I use it on my p-51 it will...
Forum: Kit Building
02-18-2014, 02:04 PM
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Posted By Doomking

I am having a brain fart.... cannot remember...

I am having a brain fart....
cannot remember what size chartpak tape we are using for panel lines.....
I thought we were using 1/64 size......am I correct in saying that Gary?
Also do you guys...
Forum: Kit Building
02-17-2014, 02:38 PM
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Posted By Doomking

Glenn.... I think you are going to have more...

Glenn....
I think you are going to have more luck with the engine than the retracts.....very hard to find used laying around.
By the way what kind of engine are you looking for? Did you mean Zenoah...
Forum: Kit Building
01-18-2014, 07:52 PM
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Posted By Doomking

Did you consider Robart traditional air retract...

Did you consider Robart traditional air retract system?
I think they are lot more reasonable than the electric and very dependable.
for the glue I would just follow to what Tony has to say.
He's...
Forum: Kit Building
01-18-2014, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Doomking

Welcome Bob as well. you might want to...

Welcome Bob as well.
you might want to reconsider about the tail wheel.
I find it very unattractive a warbird with a tail wheel sticking out.
for an extra $100 you will glad you did later on....
Forum: Kit Building
01-12-2014, 06:15 PM
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Posted By Doomking

Weathering and distressing....

Hello Folks......
My razorback came back from an extensive bombing run.
Result of that she got really dirty.......Kidding aside, winters are long here in Ohio.
On the bench right now I am building...
Forum: Kit Building
12-23-2013, 04:40 PM
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Posted By Doomking

Teewee go back some pages and you will see some...

Teewee
go back some pages and you will see some pictures of my tail wheel setup.
You will need to cut some of the balsa block out to let the wheel completely retract.
I also use the Robart tail...
Forum: Kit Building
12-22-2013, 09:21 PM
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Posted By Doomking

Well Mike let me tell you. I installed mine...

Well Mike let me tell you.
I installed mine with the velocity stack poking on the outside of the cowl.
for the life of me I could not get the engine to run reliably.
It started ok all the way to...
Forum: Kit Building
12-22-2013, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Doomking

Mike your plane looks great. Do you have a...

Mike your plane looks great.
Do you have a zenoah g62 up front?
if you do how did you manage the carb intake issue if you are that far yet?
thanks
Fabio
Forum: Kit Building
11-27-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,281
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Posted By Doomking

Excellent job Tony!!!!!......you are an amazing...

Excellent job Tony!!!!!......you are an amazing craftsman.
i am sure it will fly just as good as it looks.
I will wait with anticipation for your maiden video.

Fabio
Forum: Kit Building
11-10-2013, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Doomking

Excellent job mike. Looks great! For 22x10 ww2...

Excellent job mike. Looks great!
For 22x10 ww2 Xoar prop try this site seems to have them in stock.
http://www.justmodelprops.com/xoar-propellers/wwii/
I personally prefer Xoar "sword" which...
Forum: Kit Building
11-04-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 270,307
Posted By Doomking

What prop were you using before Gary? Was the...

What prop were you using before Gary?
Was the change for the better or worst?
I have great luck with the Xoar " Sword" version. Better pull and little lighter.
Anyway I am glad to hear you are...
Forum: Kit Building
10-26-2013, 05:13 PM
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Posted By Doomking

Just stay with it....before you know it you will...

Just stay with it....before you know it you will be done!!
Great Job !!!
Forum: Kit Building
09-22-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 270,307
Posted By Doomking

Paint was rust oleum prop is a wood Zoar sword...

Paint was rust oleum
prop is a wood Zoar sword 22x10
Forum: Kit Building
09-22-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,281
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Posted By Doomking

LOL ...that pony is your dog dressed and a...

LOL ...that pony is your dog dressed and a horse!!

Anyway I think Joe is thinking of maiden his Corsair before the end of the year.
If you know when, we can get Tom you and I and make it a little...
Forum: Kit Building
09-22-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 270,307
Posted By Doomking

Hello?? Anybody home??? Anyway.....it...

Hello?? Anybody home???

Anyway.....it finally happened.
Today at Nick's field I maiden my bird.
It has been a long year and countless hours in the workshop, not so much in the summer due to my...
Forum: Kit Building
07-22-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 270,307
Posted By Doomking

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

HoundDog...
Do you have a Cup and spring starter on yours?
Did you mounted it directly on the firewall?
Thanks for your help guys....

Fabio
Forum: Kit Building
07-22-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 270,307
Posted By Doomking

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Houston ......we have a problem......
OK Guys here we go, hope I don't confuse you too much....

As per plant the distance from firewall to back of prop is 7"1/2 .
G62 distance from back of...
Forum: Kit Building
07-21-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 270,307
Posted By Doomking

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

So I have to guess that 190 mm as per plan is the correct measurement.
I will go ahead and install it with this dimension in mind.
And yes Gary, my G62 sport a spring starter along with a...
Forum: Kit Building
07-21-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 270,307
Posted By Doomking

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

I am not sure you can mount the engine where you want it, it might change the CG considerably .
Most planes have a specific distance from firewall to front of prop hub. My Top Flite Giant Scale...
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