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TP Gold Edition P-47 or P-51

Old 09-27-2011, 07:15 AM
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Default TP Gold Edition P-47 or P-51

Building season is approaching and cant decide on which to build...
Old 09-27-2011, 07:34 AM
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Default RE: TP Gold Edition P-47 or P-51

I won't vote, but I'll tell you how I feel about the two.

The Mustang is the better looking of the two by far (to me anyway), but I have flown them both and the P-47 is the better flier.

So it's up to you - Looks or performance?
Old 09-27-2011, 08:24 AM
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ORIGINAL: MinnFlyer

I won't vote, but I'll tell you how I feel about the two.

The Mustang is the better looking of the two by far (to me anyway), but I have flown them both and the P-47 is the better flier.

So it's up to you - Looks or performance?
Mike...........I won't vote either but in my mind's eye the P47 is the better looking of the two.........especially the razorback............like a Man's plane........rugged looking........tough.......attitude..............t he P51 is like a little girlie man sporty car..................
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Default RE: TP Gold Edition P-47 or P-51

Well, I'd hate to pick a fight with either one!
Old 09-27-2011, 12:31 PM
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Default RE: TP Gold Edition P-47 or P-51

I am almost finished with the TF p-51.  Mine isnt the giant, its the 1/7th scale.  I am a bit surprised at how heavy it seems to be.  I put a 1.20 4s on the front.  I weighed it with digital scales.  It comes in at almost exactly 10lbs.  Other guys have told me theirs is over 12.  It just feels like a heavy 10 lbs.  We will see very soon how well it flies. 
Old 09-27-2011, 12:34 PM
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Default RE: TP Gold Edition P-47 or P-51

Don't worry. Warbirds fly better with a little weight behind them. They were never designed to be floaters.
Old 09-27-2011, 01:46 PM
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Default RE: TP Gold Edition P-47 or P-51

A simple solution: build both of them!
Old 09-27-2011, 05:14 PM
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Default RE: TP Gold Edition P-47 or P-51

i like that.. the idea of having the first P-57!!
Old 09-28-2011, 04:45 AM
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ORIGINAL: snaproll38

i like that.. the idea of having the first P-57!!
Hmmm...
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Old 09-28-2011, 06:24 AM
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Default RE: TP Gold Edition P-47 or P-51

Wow! Now to get a Gold Edition version of that bird! I'll have to submit the idea to the Planning Committee.
Old 09-28-2011, 06:54 AM
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i like that.. the idea of having the first P-57!!
Hmmm...
Damm 70 years to late, I can close my eyes and see the P-57 riding shot-gun with the B-17's. What dreams are made of. Who will be the first to build it.
Ken
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Wow! Now to get a Gold Edition version of that bird! I'll have to submit the idea to the Planning Committee.
There's a plan?
Old 09-28-2011, 07:25 PM
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I broke down and picked up the P-51 to build this winter. I don't think you can go wrong with either of them. I'm still planning out all the little things that are going in it though.
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Default RE: TP Gold Edition P-47 or P-51

So, is the P-57 called a Thunderstang or a Mustbolt?
Old 09-29-2011, 05:11 PM
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I vote for Thunderstang, the more I look at it the more I want to build one.
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                                        P-57 Thunderstang

Old 09-29-2011, 05:53 PM
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Default RE: TP Gold Edition P-47 or P-51

I voted for the P-47. As mentioned it is one of the best flying Gold Edition Kits made. I have to admit that I am really leaning toward Mikes new airplane, it's cool. Good Luck, Dave
Old 09-29-2011, 09:40 PM
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having built the P-47 its a pretty strait forward project I am happy with the results,I have the Mustang in the box but I seem to come up with other projects before getting to that one
Old 09-30-2011, 03:47 AM
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Now to find a set of P-47 and P-51 build prints. To trash 2 kits to do this cost way to much $.
Ken
Old 09-30-2011, 04:00 AM
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Default RE: TP Gold Edition P-47 or P-51

How about a Jugstang?


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Default RE: TP Gold Edition P-47 or P-51

Gee, if I knew it would have become so popular, I would have done a better job with photoshop
Old 09-30-2011, 07:06 AM
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Gee, if I knew it would have become so popular, I would have done a better job with photoshop
So let me see if I have the picture right. The body and wing off the 47 and the tail feathers and bottom air intake of the 51.
Ken
Old 09-30-2011, 09:36 AM
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Default RE: TP Gold Edition P-47 or P-51

Yes, and the spinner
Old 10-01-2011, 09:03 AM
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Well this project is dead in the water, no build plans for the 47 or 51 and I looked at a lot of sites.
Ken
Old 10-01-2011, 09:30 AM
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Ken, Ziroli has plans for both.

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