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Old 06-05-2022, 05:30 PM
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Getting there.. Have to get working on a transport/assembly stand.


Wiring done minus throttle servo

Using AR One-clicks for the wings.
Old 06-06-2022, 07:30 AM
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Colt,
Nice clean install; let me give you a tip; raise the servo for your tailwheel/rudder; if you leave it where it is at the cables will be rubbing against that former to the rear.
Ask me how I know that. LOL
Old 06-06-2022, 07:38 AM
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Thanks Mike, I'll do that. I thought it looked pretty low, lol.
Old 06-06-2022, 07:27 PM
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Did anyone use glue on the cowl ring in addition to the screws?



Cowl ring painted and mounted.

Cowl mounted.
Old 06-07-2022, 09:17 AM
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Unfortunately, using an opposed twin has made it necessary to have a long engine stand-off area of 2.600". Everything I read says don't do aluminum pillars that long on a larger engine. Out of the choices of plywood, 1"-1.5" diam. hardwood dowels, hardwood blocks and aluminum mounts like 1" "blazing star" (X 2), any suggestions on which would be preferable? Any other viable options would also be welcome. Thanks guys.

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Old 06-07-2022, 11:11 AM
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I had NirleyBuilt to laser cut a set for me but I am using the UMS 150 maybe he can cut a set for you. Contact him
Old 06-08-2022, 11:45 AM
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I had NirleyBuilt to laser cut a set for me but I am using the UMS 150 maybe he can cut a set for you. Contact him

Thanks, I may make an aluminum mount, but if not, I'll contact Nir.
Old 06-08-2022, 12:09 PM
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Did anyone have to add weight to the front for the correct CG, and if so, how much weight and what engine are you running? Thanks for any help!
Old 06-08-2022, 03:47 PM
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Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
I had NirleyBuilt to laser cut a set for me but I am using the UMS 150 maybe he can cut a set for you. Contact him
Can you provide a link to nirly built? Iíd like to order an engine mount also for my 150
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Yes you can reach him or text at this # 301-257-9888 he will get right back with you he also cut my servo Enter door mounts and a plate to mount my ignition box
Old 06-09-2022, 05:34 PM
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Fantastic thank you for your assistance.
Old 06-10-2022, 07:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Colt4570 View Post
C'mon Paul, get on it! Just kidding.
LOL. Thanks for the motivation. I put the tail surfaces on the other day just so I’d feel better about the progress.

The “looming” issue I need to deal with is the UMS 125 that doesn’t fit in the cowl. I know there’s a 150 option but it doesn’t fit my plans for using the 125 on another plane.

Cheers,

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Originally Posted by Junior55 View Post
Men that nice I would love to buy one of you. Building the same p-47 with the 155cc.
Theres a 3D print file floating around for free use. PM Brad on this thread.

i just bummed mine from the same source.

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Originally Posted by maddog-RCU View Post
Colt,
Nice clean install; let me give you a tip; raise the servo for your tailwheel/rudder; if you leave it where it is at the cables will be rubbing against that former to the rear.
Ask me how I know that. LOL
YEP, same here amigo. LOL

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Old 06-10-2022, 07:53 PM
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Originally Posted by yeahbaby View Post
Can you provide a link to nirly built? Iíd like to order an engine mount also for my 150
Heís a Facebook kinda guy. Lots of posts on there.

https://www.facebook.com/nirlybuilt/

nirlybuilt.com

Cheers,

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Old 06-10-2022, 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted by PaulD View Post
LOL. Thanks for the motivation. I put the tail surfaces on the other day just so Iíd feel better about the progress.

The ďloomingĒ issue I need to deal with is the UMS 125 that doesnít fit in the cowl. I know thereís a 150 option but it doesnít fit my plans for using the 125 on another plane.

Cheers,

Paul
I get it, I'm going to have to cut my cowl and it's gonna kill me to do it. Maybe I'll get to put a 150 in it down the road. Maybe you can trade up with someone that has a 150..

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Old 06-11-2022, 07:21 AM
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Originally Posted by PaulD View Post
Heís a Facebook kinda guy. Lots of posts on there.

https://www.facebook.com/nirlybuilt/

nirlybuilt.com

Cheers,

Paul
ahhh thanks amigo, I donít use that platform but will reach out to him.
Old 06-11-2022, 07:23 AM
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Originally Posted by mudflap31 View Post
I've uploaded to thingyverse for you and anyone else that wants the file.

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:5402488

hereís the thing verse link again.
Old 06-11-2022, 07:36 AM
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Originally Posted by PaulD View Post
LOL. Thanks for the motivation. I put the tail surfaces on the other day just so Iíd feel better about the progress.

The ďloomingĒ issue I need to deal with is the UMS 125 that doesnít fit in the cowl. I know thereís a 150 option but it doesnít fit my plans for using the 125 on another plane.

Cheers,

Paul
paul Iím confused , how does the 150 fit but the 125 doesnít? I was leaning towards the 100 until I saw the empty weight of someoneís build above and thought maybe 125 would be better. The price differential is manageable IMO but Iím all about minimizing my install headaches.
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Have anyone got feedback about the landing gear because I am finish with my build but afraid of the gear because at the top of this forum someone was speaking about the gear will not come up in flight and this is one of my biggest projects yet for the gear to fail,so any feedback will help before I take it out for the maiden
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Old 06-11-2022, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by yeahbaby View Post
paul Iím confused , how does the 150 fit but the 125 doesnít? I was leaning towards the 100 until I saw the empty weight of someoneís build above and thought maybe 125 would be better. The price differential is manageable IMO but Iím all about minimizing my install headaches.
Iím not sure how UMS did it but the 150 is smaller in diameter but longer - this works for the Top RC P47 but Iím planning to run the 125 on a 1/4 scale Beaver on floats. The 150 would be too long for the cowl and the prop would stick way out.

If you havenít bought anything yet Iíd go for the 150Ö.

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Originally Posted by PaulD View Post
Iím not sure how UMS did it but the 150 is smaller in diameter but longer - this works for the Top RC P47 but Iím planning to run the 125 on a 1/4 scale Beaver on floats. The 150 would be too long for the cowl and the prop would stick way out.

If you havenít bought anything yet Iíd go for the 150Ö.

PaulD

thank you amigo will do. Iím hoping I can spend a day in west palm and get some hands on training.
Old 06-13-2022, 10:56 AM
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Originally Posted by mudflap31 View Post
My P47 is ready at last! Ums150 fits well, no holes in the cowl, printed my own scoop to suit. Hopefully some pictures below 🙂




hi did you had to put a spacer between the prop to keep it from touching the cowl. I'm building the same.
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Old 06-13-2022, 05:50 PM
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mudflap,

Did you have to make your brass t-rails for the sliding canopy, or were you able to buy them somewhere?

Thanks,
Darrin
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Originally Posted by Junior55 View Post
hi did you had to put a spacer between the prop to keep it from touching the cowl. I'm building the same.
Nice job!!

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