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Forum: Kit Building
02-01-2015, 12:49 PM
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Posted By capriman

If any of you that have built this plane, and...

If any of you that have built this plane, and have made flights with it, would you feel good about using this servo ...
Forum: Kit Building
01-25-2015, 09:46 PM
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Posted By capriman

Quickturn, what is the width of the can of the...

Quickturn, what is the width of the can of the J-tec muffler pictured ??
Forum: Kit Building
01-04-2015, 05:37 PM
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Posted By capriman

If someone would scan them and convert to PDF...

If someone would scan them and convert to PDF format, they could be emailed to you...however, they measure 41 inches wide by 60 inches long....most copy places can only handle 36 inches wide. Trying...
Forum: Kit Building
11-20-2014, 07:36 AM
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Posted By capriman

They are very hard to find. the Part number is...

They are very hard to find. the Part number is TOPQ7906 the cockpit kit is also very hard to find. The spinner is 4 inch, made of plastic, and there are reports of the spinner exploding in the...
Forum: Kit Building
01-14-2014, 09:46 AM
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Posted By capriman

Quickturn makes a good point about lowering the...

Quickturn makes a good point about lowering the flaps at higher speed. I used to fly Piper Tri-pacers and you had to operate the flaps with a handle. You really got to feel the force needed to...
Forum: Kit Building
01-12-2014, 09:25 PM
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Posted By capriman

My P-51 "on a diet" thread is here.... ...

My P-51 "on a diet" thread is here.... http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2073875#post27173936
Forum: Kit Building
01-12-2014, 11:06 AM
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Posted By capriman

Needle valve parts... ...

Needle valve parts... http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXANA7&P=V http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXCM87&P=V ...
Forum: Kit Building
01-12-2014, 10:54 AM
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Posted By capriman

This is a good subject to bant around, but my...

This is a good subject to bant around, but my decision will be based on total weight of the servo system including all related hardware. I can build a bullet proof linkage using the current...
Forum: Kit Building
01-12-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3,622
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Posted By capriman

Weigh your 1/16th sheeting and use the lightest...

Weigh your 1/16th sheeting and use the lightest stuff for the tail and at the trailing edge of the wing. You are stuck with the fuse sheeting due to the finger-jointing of the sheets. I have...
Forum: Kit Building
01-11-2014, 09:02 PM
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Posted By capriman

I am building mine ( just started tonight) and...

I am building mine ( just started tonight) and will use the OS 91 FX. If your FX has the needle valve mounted directly to the backplate, buy the standoff and new backplate and needle valve to make...
Forum: Kit Building
12-17-2013, 07:53 AM
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Posted By capriman

acdii, how much does the ARF spinner and back...

acdii, how much does the ARF spinner and back plate together weigh ??
Forum: Kit Building
12-13-2013, 10:00 AM
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Posted By capriman

what did all of you use for a spinner for this...

what did all of you use for a spinner for this plane ? I have a couple of the orginal 4 inch, plastic Top Flite spinners, but I hear that they expolded in the air and crash the plane. Metal or...
Forum: Kit Building
11-25-2013, 10:53 PM
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Posted By capriman

I can't believe it, I just re-read this entire...

I can't believe it, I just re-read this entire thread...again !! That must be my punishment for staring at the plans and not getting started...arrrgghhhh
Forum: Kit Building
04-20-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,893
Posted By capriman

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Thank you, that will do it.
Forum: Kit Building
04-19-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,622
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Posted By capriman

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Ya, that would work. My die cutting is more like die-crunching...not very good
Forum: Kit Building
04-19-2013, 09:51 AM
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Posted By capriman

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Jwottowa, if you just bought this kit, could you do me a small favor ?? If you look at the parts sheet labeled "P516SO1" you will see the fin trailing edges and rudder leading edges ( total 4...
Forum: Kit Building
11-23-2012, 01:35 PM
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Posted By capriman

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

What does your current plane weigh, with empty fuel tank....and did you do anything to lighten the plane during the build ?
Forum: Kit Building
03-31-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,893
Posted By capriman

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Mike Jones, do you have a picture of the motor and motor mount that you can post ??
Forum: Kit Building
02-25-2012, 09:05 PM
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Posted By capriman

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

When your knees stop shaking and your hands stop sweating, pat yerself on the back...job well done.
Forum: Kit Building
02-21-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,893
Posted By capriman

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Spring bind happens when the amount the valve is moved by the camshaft is a distance that is greater than the total distance of the space between each coil of the spring...something has to give. ...
Forum: Kit Building
02-20-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,893
Posted By capriman

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

when you install the new valve springs, set the valve lash very carefully !! watch for spring bind, you should have a couple of thousandths between each coil of the spring.. ( I build race engines...
Forum: Kit Building
02-08-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,893
Posted By capriman

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

do you have a picture of the scoop not fitting ??
Forum: Kit Building
02-01-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,893
Posted By capriman

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

I have a concern about the way the elevator linkage, "the bent wire elevator joiner" , is supported. My linkage does not have any tubing, or bushing on the joiner that can be glued, or fastened to...
Forum: Kit Building
01-23-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,893
Posted By capriman

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Bez88, I too am about to start the build of this kit, and what I did over the course of a few days was to read the entire 100 plus pages and I made a notebook of the areas of the build, and tips,...
Forum: Kit Building
12-31-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,893
Posted By capriman

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

dionysusbacchus

Thanks for the story, and I am very sorry to see the damage, you did a great job building the "Doll". McCord is 60 miles south of me. Did the OS 60 have enough power to...
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