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02-16-2019, 05:06 PM
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Posted By CaptRKO

Back to the H9 P-51D 60cc.....starting build #2. ...

Back to the H9 P-51D 60cc.....starting build #2. Airframe seems much better in terms of quality this time around. Did find two elevator hinges loose, but you just pull out the piano wire and...
02-16-2019, 05:04 PM
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Views: 497,079
Posted By CaptRKO

Maiden-ed mine today.....NO TRIM needed! ...

Maiden-ed mine today.....NO TRIM needed! Airplane flies like it is on rails. DLE-55RA and Pneumatic Robarts for retracts.
02-13-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,944
Posted By CaptRKO

Anyone else out there...

Anyone else out there flying/building/assembling/drewling over one of these? Chime in please!


WHERE DID EVERYONE GO????? HELLO?
02-13-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,944
Posted By CaptRKO

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/5dv3eildts_gazrberydog_7bae02fa333759c96aac91fcdb34cfd504f3a644.jpg

Very little wrinkles or dents/scuffs unlike the last one I...
02-13-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,944
Posted By CaptRKO

So...mine arrived today in very nice...

So...mine arrived today in very nice condition....very little wrinkles or dents like the earlier production airplanes. I also want to make sure that everyone READS the next statement.

I GOT A...
02-11-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,944
Posted By CaptRKO

Ahhhhh....screw it! I ordered another one, gonna...

Ahhhhh....screw it! I ordered another one, gonna give it another shot!
02-09-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,944
Posted By CaptRKO

Any updates? Did they fix the wing issues?

Any updates? Did they fix the wing issues?
01-28-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By CaptRKO

How much weight did y'all have to add with a...

How much weight did y'all have to add with a DLE-55RA?
01-23-2019, 10:28 AM
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Views: 497,079
Posted By CaptRKO

Yup I checked online and your measurements are...

Yup I checked online and your measurements are correct ,thank you!

However my standoffs are 75mm long (came with engine NIB) so for some reason I have longer standoffs than stock. Weird?
01-22-2019, 06:25 PM
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Views: 497,079
Posted By CaptRKO

Anyone mount a DLE-55RA on this model? It looks...

Anyone mount a DLE-55RA on this model? It looks like the stock standoffs would require NONE of the wood parts like the DLE-55 standard in which the annual states "5" on the included wood plates...
01-09-2019, 09:34 AM
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Views: 356,039
Posted By CaptRKO

My Corsair is going on 5 years old now....Robart...

My Corsair is going on 5 years old now....Robart Pneumatics, good ol' reliable Zenoah G-62 up front....had to replace my Batts, fuel lines, tank, and some various other small fixes still going...
01-06-2019, 12:02 PM
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Views: 497,079
Posted By CaptRKO

Any suggestions on Pneumatic gear? I read about...

Any suggestions on Pneumatic gear? I read about "Sierra gear" but how much modification is required? I send Robert an email to see if the gear they offer is an improved version -vs- what they sold...
01-06-2019, 11:59 AM
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Views: 497,079
Posted By CaptRKO

thank you!!

thank you!!
01-01-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4,625
Views: 497,079
Posted By CaptRKO

Where do you find the cool painted spinners? I...

Where do you find the cool painted spinners? I believe the kit only comes in black? I guess I can paint it myself any suggestions?

My backorder kit from Tower says "LATE JAN" I am starting to...
11-09-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 61,502
Posted By CaptRKO

On the fence....found a Gunfighter that I can...

On the fence....found a Gunfighter that I can buy, will use a DLE-61. Seems to have issues almost like the H9 FIASCO that I was a part of and NOT happy with Horizon.
11-02-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 31,267
Posted By CaptRKO

If a DLE-111 works with no fit issues.....anyone...

If a DLE-111 works with no fit issues.....anyone care to guess a DLE-120 would work? I just happened to have a DLE-120 NIB in my stash.....
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-24-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 25,763
Posted By CaptRKO

Thanks! The reply with the link didn't...

Thanks!

The reply with the link didn't work.

I am slowly getting mine done, DLE-61 mounted. Had some retract mounting issues with the stupid gear blocks--drilled them out and much easier to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-10-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 25,763
Posted By CaptRKO

Looking for a build thread on this Giant Scale...

Looking for a build thread on this Giant Scale ARF....can someone point me in the right direction?

Interested in retract options, sliding canopy mods, etc...etc..

Thanks in advance!
06-08-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 123,091
Posted By CaptRKO

Just starting my "build" of a TF Giant Scale P-40...

Just starting my "build" of a TF Giant Scale P-40 ARF. Add my name to the list!
01-13-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 205,444
Posted By CaptRKO

Wait a minute..... SO you are telling me...

Wait a minute.....

SO you are telling me that the kit now DOES NOT come with a cockpit? That really sucks if true?
$799.....first it was the spinner, then that was not included now no cockpit...
01-12-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 19,115
Posted By CaptRKO

Lets see some build pics! Working on my wings...

Lets see some build pics! Working on my wings now.....
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-06-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 28,102
Posted By CaptRKO

Darn....good timing sir! Sent you a...

Darn....good timing sir!

Sent you a PM.....like to see some pics!
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-05-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 28,102
Posted By CaptRKO

I will say to BEEF up the center section wing...

I will say to BEEF up the center section wing spar! Mine exploded in flight......I thought maybe somebody shot me ....the airframe EXPLODED in the top wing area causing the left TOP wing to...
01-05-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 19,115
Posted By CaptRKO

Mine arrived today unharmed, very well packaged...

Mine arrived today unharmed, very well packaged took about an hour to unpack and unbox the airframe! Like a kid at Christmas!

Ordered a brand new DLE-61 and a J-TEch "top flight" version Pitts...
01-02-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 19,115
Posted By CaptRKO

Awesome thanks!

Awesome thanks!
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