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Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 12-29-2016, 08:02 AM
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Posted By c550
A lack of a good runway has been a problem, I was...

A lack of a good runway has been a problem, I was hosted by a flying buddy at his club with a very nice grass runway. Our club is working on fixing the runway but until it improves i'm not flying...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 12-28-2016, 03:30 PM
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Posted By c550
After a year and a half as a hangar queen I got a...

After a year and a half as a hangar queen I got a flight on my Corsair. I couldn't fly it because of a lack of a decent runway and trouble with the Saito 450. I finally broke down and put ignition on...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-17-2015, 12:53 PM
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Posted By c550
The stall strip causes an area of disturbed...

The stall strip causes an area of disturbed airflow to move over the elevator when the aircraft approaches the critical angel of attack just prior to a stall. The pilot feels this buffeting in the...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-07-2014, 12:17 PM
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Posted By c550
Tony I am just using a standard S-148 slaved...

Tony

I am just using a standard S-148 slaved to the rudder channel.

Regards

Dave
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-02-2014, 06:32 AM
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Posted By c550
I can try to take some pictures and post them....

I can try to take some pictures and post them. Here is what I did. I started trying to use some of the levers and other nifty means of moving the gear doors that I have seen. None of them worked for...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-13-2014, 10:30 AM
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Posted By c550
its tight, but the fiberglass specialties F4U4...

its tight, but the fiberglass specialties F4U4 cowl fits-So I went with the F4U4
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-13-2014, 08:38 AM
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Posted By c550
I am using the Saito 450. Those are the Top Flite...

I am using the Saito 450. Those are the Top Flite ARF wheels-$14 a pair and they are light.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-13-2014, 08:21 AM
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Posted By c550
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1986573http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1986574Here is a picture of mine. A few little things left to do but it...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-25-2014, 06:23 AM
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Posted By c550
I am using the Top Flite main doors, and the Tail...

I am using the Top Flite main doors, and the Tail doors from Hangar 9. The Main doors are pretty nice.

Regards,

Dave
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 10-21-2013, 07:04 AM
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Posted By c550
I have been sanding and filling mine. I hope to...

I have been sanding and filling mine. I hope to be ready to paint in a few weeks. Just wanted to let the group know that I ordered the gear doors and the drop tanks for the Hangar 9 ARF (Got it from...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 05-11-2013, 07:36 AM
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Posted By c550
RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

I am still plugging away. I am finishing up the flaps and then sanding and fiberglasing and sanding and filling and sanding-did I mention sanding. I ordered the wheels and gear doors for the ARF. The...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-13-2013, 03:28 PM
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Posted By c550
RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Wow It never occured to me to reverse the mount. That will save me a lot of time and effort-thanks!
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-13-2013, 10:09 AM
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Posted By c550
RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

B-squared,

Your progress looks great. I am at the start of the fuse build and am studying the plans. I think the the firewall needs to be moved back 1 inch to have the engine thrust washer in...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-12-2013, 09:57 AM
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Posted By c550
RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

I am working on mounting the engine to the firewall. I am going to be using a Saito 450 and I just figured out that the center of the firewall is not the center of the fuse, so I will have to lower...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 12-19-2012, 07:37 AM
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Posted By c550
RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

Sorry it has taken so long to get some pictures put in. I have sheeted most of the wing and am in the process of trying to sand and fill everything then its on the the fuse. The picture is of the...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-06-2012, 05:03 AM
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Posted By c550
RE: GROUP BUILD - Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair

I'm in! I just picked up the kit and the Robart retracts. I have been reading thru the thread. I am going to use the Saito 450R3 as I already have it. I am about to start on the wing. So far a very...
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