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Forum: Kit Building
11-23-2012, 08:31 PM
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Posted By frets24

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Really nice resurrection there, Luke. Glad to see you saved it from the trash heap.:D

I had a similar experience in just putting the type plane in the Xmtr. Luckily I caught it on the...
Forum: Kit Building
05-03-2010, 10:48 PM
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Posted By frets24

Forum: Kit Building
04-27-2010, 06:00 PM
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Views: 517,887
Posted By frets24

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

In a word...MAGNIFICENT. That's a great looking model there Aaron.
Forum: Kit Building
04-24-2010, 10:45 PM
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Posted By frets24

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

CGAV8R,

Nice looking work! That bird has REALLY come along:D
Once you get all of your stencils on you should think about clearcoating the whole plane, it doesn't have to be fuel proof at this...
Forum: Kit Building
04-16-2010, 11:52 AM
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Posted By frets24

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Completed assy requires six progressive brass tube sizes.
The barrels are made-up of three brass tubes, the smallest sticking just a hair past the next two which are flush to each other, at the...
Forum: Kit Building
04-15-2010, 10:16 PM
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Posted By frets24

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Try this. Several sizes of brass tubing. Reference photo with a clear view of the slotted front barrel bushing
Forum: Kit Building
04-12-2010, 08:40 AM
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Posted By frets24

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Ok, that just sounds way cool!! Pics, details, method, etc., please!! :)
Forum: Kit Building
04-02-2010, 11:15 PM
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Views: 517,887
Posted By frets24

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

That is so heart-wrenching. I'm sorry for your loss.[:o]
looking forward to seeing your Jug build.
Forum: Kit Building
04-01-2010, 07:05 PM
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Views: 517,887
Posted By frets24

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Try a bit of pearlescent blue thinned. I like the waterbased acrylics because it can be "erased" with alchohol if you dont like it and the alch. doesen't hurt the underlying paint job. If you feel...
Forum: Kit Building
12-22-2009, 06:55 PM
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Posted By frets24

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

I've never "crashed" a model. Although there have been numerous instances were the earth has, suddenly and irrevocably, risen up to smite me!!![X(] "Hey! Who raised the runway up so high!!"

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Forum: Kit Building
12-22-2009, 06:44 PM
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Views: 517,887
Posted By frets24

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

CGAV8R,

the troughs were actually quite easy. I just used the round end of a small paint brush and ran it back and forth, pressing a bit harder as I went 'til it was deep enough to look right. ...
Forum: Kit Building
12-22-2009, 01:55 AM
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Views: 517,887
Posted By frets24

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

It really shouldn't be so surprising to me that so many of us on the forums are full scale pilots as well as R/C enthusiasts. But it still seems to amaze me...I don't know why.....

Nice work...
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