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Forum: Kit Building
08-17-2014, 07:46 AM
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Posted By yates55

Ok guy's finally got my maiden in yesterday, lol...

Ok guy's finally got my maiden in yesterday, lol almost a year after finishing hehe, actually I changed radio's and had a servo malfunction last time i went to fly it, damn near caught on fire
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Forum: Kit Building
08-24-2013, 01:22 PM
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Posted By yates55

29 lbs and about 2 lbs to nose yates

29 lbs and about 2 lbs to nose

yates
Forum: Kit Building
08-23-2013, 05:38 PM
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Posted By yates55

I'm still hoping to maiden mine this weekend,...

I'm still hoping to maiden mine this weekend, weather isn't looking to good. Had a issue with retracts and added some more lead to the nose
work has been crazy busy also good/bad thing lol
Forum: Kit Building
07-12-2013, 05:21 PM
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Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Looks like another weekend lost to bad weather arrg, Still trying to maiden the jug but it's one thing or another for a month now

Who knows maybe I will post something good soon


No rush...
Forum: Kit Building
07-04-2013, 04:03 AM
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Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Happy 4TH of July Everyone, hope you all have a great day



yates
Forum: Kit Building
06-16-2013, 04:42 PM
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Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Awesome weekend for you guy's (Gary/Ram) nice trophy and great looking plane ram

Happy Fathers Day also

yates
Forum: Kit Building
06-13-2013, 09:53 AM
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Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Cool, great info

Thanks Hound dog
Forum: Kit Building
06-13-2013, 04:35 AM
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Views: 265,997
Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Thanks Gary, still have to put on dummy exhaust I got from you. Did you say that you epoxied them on ?



yates
Forum: Kit Building
06-13-2013, 02:18 AM
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Views: 265,997
Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

The numbers came from Callie Graphics, tail , sides and pilot info are from her.

That being said I do have stars and bars and invasion strips for top and bottom of wing and fuse if anyone needs...
Forum: Kit Building
06-12-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 265,997
Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Na that's just Coors light lol
Forum: Kit Building
06-12-2013, 04:12 PM
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Views: 265,997
Posted By yates55

Forum: Kit Building
06-12-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 265,997
Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Had to get her on her feet, it was killing me not to do it sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

still have some setup to do and door covers are painted, Fun fly at my club this weekend and and...
Forum: Kit Building
06-11-2013, 01:45 AM
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Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Looks awesome Fabio, great job :)

yates
Forum: Kit Building
06-07-2013, 01:38 PM
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Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

WOW, That looks awesome Fabio . Sweet aint even a word for that Beauty :)

yates
Forum: Kit Building
06-07-2013, 07:37 AM
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Views: 265,997
Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Sure is easy to use, wish i would have used a better tape as on the wing i have a little paint that seeped under in a few spots

but all in all i'm very happy with it, a touch up and all will be...
Forum: Kit Building
06-07-2013, 07:24 AM
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Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Just a little more work, got the stripes painted on wing top and bottom and fuse
Forum: Kit Building
06-02-2013, 02:28 PM
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Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Got a little RED action going this evening ;)
Forum: Kit Building
06-01-2013, 02:30 PM
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Views: 265,997
Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

I really just used all the info and ideals from what Gary has done and everyone else and put a little of everything into it, I started with the 3 view drawings that gary posted and put down the...
Forum: Kit Building
06-01-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 265,997
Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Thanks Jimbo, got some painting done this morning, I'm using canopy glue and started with the rivet stencil but went to freehand as it was quicker and didn't
seep under the tape after several...
Forum: Kit Building
05-30-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 265,997
Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Doing rivets with canopy glue and bottle with syringe, got the rivet tape and chart pak and glue from http://rcscaleproducts.com

ended up drawing alot of lines and freehanding a bunch on top of...
Forum: Kit Building
05-29-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 265,997
Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Thanks Gary, this is my first kit and first everything so to speak, without all your input and everyone else's I would still be laying out the plans lol

This build log has been a blessing for...
Forum: Kit Building
05-29-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 265,997
Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Got the bottom of wing and Fuse done tonite, First time ever spraying anything, got some orange peel, But I'm really happy with it

I do have a friend coming over this weekend when I do the top...
Forum: Kit Building
05-24-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 265,997
Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

no pic's, I have been following your rcg thread and really like what you did also, may still go home and give it a try

yates
Forum: Kit Building
05-24-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 265,997
Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

With a little luck I hope to get some painting done this weekend, been working on door covers all week but flying off grass field not sure if i will use them after i paint them i may just take em...
Forum: Kit Building
05-09-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 265,997
Posted By yates55

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Hehe :)

Smoke Break what is that ?

I need a Hammock break :)
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