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Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 09-12-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,985
Posted By jfangohr
RE: Columbia Model Works P-38

Thanks for the update Rick. Looking forward to any progress reports that you care to share.

John
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 09-12-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,985
Posted By jfangohr
RE: Columbia Model Works P-38

To my knowledge there is no cockpit kit available for it specifically. I know that we never made one.

Tips? Let's see:

1. The booms tend to develop hair line stress cracks where the boom...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-22-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,985
Posted By jfangohr
RE: Columbia Model Works P-38

Rick,

I know your concerned about the structural integrity of these things, so I thought I'd tell you a story and show you a few pictures to ease your mind a little.

I didn't build the '38...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-22-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,985
Posted By jfangohr
RE: Columbia Model Works P-38

Jim,

If anyone is making fiberglass parts for it it's news to me. We sold quite a few short kits around the world containing all that stuff and there's bound to be someone out there who, like...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-21-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,985
Posted By jfangohr
RE: Columbia Model Works P-38

Figure on 30 lbs depending on the engines you use. DO NOT worry about the wings coming off if the builder used our plug in wing brackets, find something else to worry about. Don't worry about how...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-21-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,985
Posted By jfangohr
RE: Columbia Model Works P-38

I'm not aware of anyone who's enlarged it, although it could easily be done. The problems lie with coming up with a canopy, spinnners, retracts, etc.

If you have your plans copied be sure to...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-20-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,985
Posted By jfangohr
RE: Columbia Model Works P-38

I guess I should include a photo or two....:)
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-20-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,985
Posted By jfangohr
RE: Columbia Model Works P-38

Jimbo,

I'm not searching anymore, I have a one of the few remaining ones sitting downstairs right now. It's a keepsake.

John
Forum: R/C Helicopter Event Forum 08-17-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,146
Posted By jfangohr
RE: Columbia Missouri Heli Meet

The Columbia Missouri R/C club (MMRCA) has just discovered an oversight on its EVENT page, listing this event as "tentative". This event is a GO, and will take place on Saturday August 25th, as...
Forum: R/C Helicopter Event Forum 07-19-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,146
Posted By jfangohr
Columbia Missouri Heli Meet

The Mid Missouri Radio Control Assoc. is having its second annual Heli meet on Aug. 25, 2007. Lots of open sky along our 600' runway...and some of the best food you'll ever get at an event. Last...
Forum: R/C Helicopter Event Forum 08-26-2006, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 866
Posted By jfangohr
Columbia Missouri Heli Meet

The Mid Missouri Radio Control Association is proud to announce our first (and hopefully annual) RC helicopter funfly at the MMRCA field in Columbia Missouri on Saturday September 30, 2006. Pilot...
Forum: RC Jets 05-29-2006, 06:30 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 37,905
Posted By jfangohr
Forum: The Clubhouse 05-28-2006, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By jfangohr
RE: Sturgeon, Mo Flying Field

Roy,

Sent you a PM.

Regards,
John
Forum: RC Jets 04-13-2006, 08:49 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 24,297
Posted By jfangohr
RE: Interesting notice on BVM home page

My first thought was, "Didn't BV and his supplier have a written contract that spelled all of this out?" It looks as though most of it was verbal. Hindsight is always 20/20 of course, but you'd...
Forum: RC Jets 04-13-2006, 06:10 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 24,297
Posted By jfangohr
Interesting notice on BVM home page

There's a notice on the home page of BVM's site regarding Kingcats and Bobcats that you guys may find interesting. I leave it to you to draw your own conclusions.

John F.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-18-2006, 10:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,068
Posted By jfangohr
RE: 102" Fully Molded Hellcat anyone?

Paul and Dan,

It wasn’t the weight of the fuse that did me in on mine, it was all the stuff that I had to bolt into it to make it functional and safe. For example, mine needed 6 ½ inch...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-17-2006, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,068
Posted By jfangohr
RE: 102" Fully Molded Hellcat anyone?

Dan,

Since I have a set of Hellcat molds with a span just slightly larger than what you have in mind (105”), I thought I’d jump in here with a ‘heads up’. I built my plug and molds the...
Forum: RC Jets 12-27-2005, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By jfangohr
14 lb. Comp Arf Lightning??!

Checking the order status on Comp. Arf’s website says that my new Lightning has shipped (Yea!!) and gives a FedEx tracking number. So I track the number on the FedEx site, and it says it’s to be...
Forum: Off Topic Forum - Planes/Helis 12-16-2005, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,757
Posted By jfangohr
Alzheimers test

THIS WILL REALLY FREAK YOU OUT
Alzheimer's Test-

Count the "F's" in the following text:

FINISHED FILES ARE THE RE-
SULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTIF-
IC STUDY COMBINED WITH...
Forum: RC Jets 11-25-2005, 08:11 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 73,199
Posted By jfangohr
RE: Composite-ARF Lightning Build Thread

Mark,

Thanks for the info and the pictures. The reason I asked about other retract choices was because replacement parts for units made here in the States (BVM or Robart) might make getting...
Forum: RC Jets 11-25-2005, 08:23 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 73,199
Posted By jfangohr
RE: Composite-ARF Lightning Build Thread

Mark,

Are you going to use the Comp-Arf retracts? Are there other choices that you know of that can be made to fit?

Thanks,
John
Forum: RC Jets 09-08-2005, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,312
Posted By jfangohr
RE: Superman info on BVM site

Silver182,

The PM I sent you was pasted directly from the BVM site. I have no idea why you don't see it. Refresh your browser and take another look. I'm not trying to stir up...
Forum: RC Jets 09-08-2005, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,312
Posted By jfangohr
RE: Superman info on BVM site

The notice is posted about mid way down the home page and also on the front page of the Pro Mark site.

J. F.
Forum: RC Jets 09-08-2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,312
Posted By jfangohr
Superman info on BVM site

For those of you who haven't seen it yet there's some interesting info regarding the Superman jet meet on BVM's web site (home page). You guys may want to take a look.

J.F.
Forum: RC Jets 07-11-2005, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By jfangohr
RE: Kingcat rudder twitching

I had the same problem with the KingCat I just finished building and I cured it with the application of Stabilant 22 on all the servo plugs, extensions and receiver contacts. I use this stuff a lot...
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