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04-28-2007, 12:56 PM
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Posted By splitzed

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Well I finally got her finished! Except the cockpit which I will complete later, I'm actually packing everything away for awhile as I am starting up a new business and will be very busy for the next...
04-01-2007, 11:25 PM
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Posted By splitzed

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Hi asumut, My prop is 20 inch And I'm using a G62 I havent run the engine with the prop yet so I 'm not sure what rpm I'm getting this was the diameter the guys at solo props recomended for my engine...
04-01-2007, 03:16 PM
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Posted By splitzed

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

here are some pics of that new solo prop & hub very nice looking!!
03-30-2007, 11:46 PM
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Posted By splitzed

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Oh yeah Tim how about some pics of your wing is it built yet??
03-30-2007, 11:45 PM
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Posted By splitzed

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

hey guy's I am just about to attatch my flaps does anyone have a good method for setting the hinges without getting epoxy on the joint? I will put some petroleum jelly on the hinge joint I'm just...
03-28-2007, 10:23 PM
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Posted By splitzed

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Hi rcpilot78, best of luck on your maiden tommorrow, are you planning on having someone video the flight? sounds like you're getting lots of sound advice, sorry i cant add any myself as I am still a...
03-27-2007, 01:08 AM
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Posted By splitzed

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

N ice work on the cowl Tim, cant wait to see it with paint. Did I read that right are you going to have functional folding wings? If so have you posted any pics yet I would love to see it.

Trevor
03-25-2007, 11:00 PM
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Posted By splitzed

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Cliff, way to go!! can you post a finnished pic of your plane I've searched back in the thread but cant find a finished picture, what engine did you go with? Who's Next??

Well I've been hard at...
03-21-2007, 10:25 PM
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Posted By splitzed

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Very nice great job on all the details.

Trevor
03-18-2007, 10:18 PM
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Posted By splitzed

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

cimara, the product I used is called Polly - Brush made by Polyfiber and yes I applied it onto the fiberglass cloth that was placed over the sig coverall, and it acts like a glue to join the two so...
03-17-2007, 01:23 PM
03-17-2007, 01:21 PM
03-17-2007, 12:50 PM
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Posted By splitzed

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Nchrome thats the way the trim tabs are on the full scale bird one is longer on each side top and bottom,

I will look to see if I have a close up of those trim tabs

Cimara, to cover the...
03-16-2007, 01:07 AM
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Posted By splitzed

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

I am deffinetly going to get one of those 3 bladed solo prop hubs and props that two blade prob & Zenoa stock hub just doesn't do anything for me, does anyone know the price and how to order them?...
03-16-2007, 01:01 AM
03-16-2007, 12:58 AM
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Posted By splitzed

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Wow, I cant believe how big this thread is getting I,ve been very busy the last few months and havent checked in since around page 70 . I figured I would check to see if Bob has maidened his bird...
10-24-2006, 09:35 PM
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Posted By splitzed

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Cimara, thanks for the cowl info. No I didn't Airfoil the tail as I was concerned about getting the incedence correct I built the tail feathers as per the plans except that I carved out the leading...
10-24-2006, 07:58 PM
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Posted By splitzed

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Hi Bob thanks for the compliment, yes I sheeted the area around the wing tip panels with 2 layers I started with 1/16th on the base and then 1/32 on top of that to make up the 3/32nd sheeting then...
10-24-2006, 12:29 PM
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Posted By splitzed

RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

hi Guys, Ive been following this thread for a while I finally read it from the start to finish, took me three days!! I started building my corsair about six weeks ago I have gotten some great ideas...
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