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12-25-2015, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Big, Looking good! Post up a few more pics...

Big,

Looking good! Post up a few more pics when you have time. I started on this plane a while back and lost steam. Hoping to start up again after the new year. Let me know how the retracts are...
02-01-2015, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Flap servos are in!! took one of the hatches from...

Flap servos are in!! took one of the hatches from the wing and adjusted the Aurora 9 to accept the reversal. Tough to get moving on this with sick kiddos and the house falling apart. Replaced the hot...
01-25-2015, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Lifer, thank you. What would you recommend?

Lifer, thank you. What would you recommend?
01-24-2015, 05:35 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Thinking of putting in 4 Hitec HS-5485HB Standard...

Thinking of putting in 4 Hitec HS-5485HB Standard digital servos: 6V @ .17 sec. , Torque 88.88 oz per in. (2 aileron 1 rudder and 1 elevator) Am I going over kill or .....?
01-22-2015, 10:02 AM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

FRom all that I've read the Sierra's are the...

FRom all that I've read the Sierra's are the prefererd retract for this application.
01-21-2015, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Fly, So sorry to hear that. I'll stick w/...

Fly,

So sorry to hear that. I'll stick w/ the non-functional gear for now. All I need is another headache.
01-21-2015, 06:00 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Flycatch, Let me know how thee-flight...

Flycatch,

Let me know how thee-flight retracts work out. I'm skeptical in getting the Robart 615's as I've heard too many problems/ headaches with em.
01-19-2015, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

What a great looking bird John!!!!!!!! Thinking...

What a great looking bird John!!!!!!!! Thinking of the Navy trim scheme myself. Just haven't pulled the trigger on anything as of yet. Too many to choose from.
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01-19-2015, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

John, Great to hear that you've gotten her...

John,

Great to hear that you've gotten her up and running. I believe you'll have to speak with the person who posted it and have him send it to you to post. Cant wait to see it. Please do send us...
01-19-2015, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Mike, Take a look at this thread started by...

Mike,

Take a look at this thread started by Corsair Jock. It's all about .60 size mods.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-warbirds-warplanes-200/964836-1-8-scale-topflite-corsair-mods-5.html
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01-19-2015, 11:08 AM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Chris, Thank you for your quick response. I...

Chris,

Thank you for your quick response. I took a look a the manual and you're correct. Strange that they'd do it this way, but there must be a reason???? The picture/ drawing on this page is...
01-19-2015, 08:45 AM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Gents, Seems like I'm loosing my mind. I must...

Gents,
Seems like I'm loosing my mind. I must be missing something here. Putting in the flap servos, per the instructions, but it seems as if they've given me two "left handed" hatches in lieu of a...
01-12-2015, 07:41 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Hi John, In flying my mustang, I set up my...

Hi John,

In flying my mustang, I set up my flaps with a dial and "tuned in" a much as I needed depending on how hot I was bringing her in. On a three position switch, I would set it at .25 and...
01-11-2015, 05:40 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

All, Hope this reaches you in good health and...

All,
Hope this reaches you in good health and spirits in the new year. Was out at the field today (1/11), flying the Sky-bolt and got a burst of inspiration to re-start the corsair. Haven't bee out...
12-15-2013, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Scott, Happy to hear that you're ready to...

Scott,

Happy to hear that you're ready to maiden. Found myself a bit discouraged a bit ago and haven't touched it since. Too busy this time of year to even look at the box. Hopefully I'll be able...
11-07-2013, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Finally got a hold of Top-Flight and the plastic...

Finally got a hold of Top-Flight and the plastic parts bag is on the way! Anyone flying this weekend?
11-05-2013, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Got a few min. to work on the Corsair last night....

Got a few min. to work on the Corsair last night. Installed the tail wheel gear and will beef up the mount with triangle stock tonight if I'm...
11-01-2013, 05:56 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Very cool to hear that I can use sea blue for the...

Very cool to hear that I can use sea blue for the button head hex screws. Starting the tail this weekend. Anything to watch besides beefing the tail mount???
10-29-2013, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Gents, Got to work on the plane yesterday....

Gents,

Got to work on the plane yesterday. Not too much done, but did get the belly pan mounted, tank made and started on the flaps. Opened the plastic parts bag (cockpit and oil coolers) and ...
10-21-2013, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Thanks Scott, I should be able to do...

Thanks Scott,

I should be able to do something on the plane this coming weekend. The only reason I was able to finish ironing it out today, is because the little one is sick and I got to stay...
10-21-2013, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

gents, I finally got the plane ironed out...

gents,

I finally got the plane ironed out and I think it turned out alright. It looked like an elephants butt when I pulled it out of the box and now it's almost as smooth as a bowtox recipient's...
10-09-2013, 06:50 AM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Scott, Thank you for the reassurance. I'm...

Scott,

Thank you for the reassurance. I'm still ironing out the plane, as I don't have too much free time these days, but only have the fuse and starboard wingtip left. Should be ready to...
10-08-2013, 08:10 AM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Sounds good Scott, thanks. First question/ hurdle...

Sounds good Scott, thanks. First question/ hurdle are the flaps. I read a while back in the thread that the little "circuit board" that hold them together comes out at full deflection. How was that...
10-07-2013, 07:38 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Still ironing out all the wrinkles in the...

Still ironing out all the wrinkles in the covering. Will post up when I start assembling, as I'm sure I'll have questions.
10-06-2013, 05:54 PM
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Posted By Jr. Birdman

Very impressive pics. I hope to add some details...

Very impressive pics. I hope to add some details myself after the assembly. Thunder Tiger weighs in at 29 oz. so should add quite a bit to counter the tail heaviness. Thinking of putting in Hitec...
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