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09-27-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 35,305
Posted By spitfire66

Jeff are you still making the hellcat? Is anyone...

Jeff are you still making the hellcat? Is anyone still building or flying this plane? Any flight reports or video?
09-18-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 523,639
Posted By spitfire66

My tf mustang is identical in weight and cg. It...

My tf mustang is identical in weight and cg. It flies excellent. I destroyed the wing due to a bad potentiometer on the elevator servo but will have it up in a few months. It will fly great! Have...
09-13-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3,789
Views: 684,567
Posted By spitfire66

Amazing airplanes! Im envious and maybe someday...

Amazing airplanes! Im envious and maybe someday I can get one. Have you looked at the air safe unit from booma rc that will blow the gear down at minimum psi? Im not sure if that helps you or...
09-13-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By spitfire66

Warbirds over the Rockies 2021?

Does anyone know if warbirds over the Rockies is going on this weekend (16-20) or not? There is nothing on there wotr website or on Facebook specific for this weekend. Arvada model flyers shows a...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-03-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 55,702
Posted By spitfire66

That's great! This airplane is so beautiful and I...

That's great! This airplane is so beautiful and I love flying it. If you have triple rates, I recommend setting the throws at or slightly LESS THAN recommended throws for low rates so it isn't too...
08-30-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 493,580
Posted By spitfire66

Hello, I am interested in a cowl as well if one...

Hello, I am interested in a cowl as well if one is available. I have 2 new corsairs and the first is about finished​​​​​​. The other will be glassed and painted. Never hurts to have spare parts.
08-26-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4,086
Views: 712,005
Posted By spitfire66

I received my replacement wing from horizon...

I received my replacement wing from horizon today. It arrived in perfect condition and the covering is absolutely flawless. No ironing required, although it will be a shame when I tear it off and...
08-02-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 630
Posted By spitfire66

It was very complicated for me as well and...

It was very complicated for me as well and graupner needs to change it. You have to setup the model with single elevator. I know this is weird and I hated it. Then you have to exit out of that...
05-24-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,359
Posted By spitfire66

From what I have seen, they break at the rear...

From what I have seen, they break at the rear former behind the cockpit. Ive looked at the Corsair, mustang, and spitfire threads. No perfect solution other than to build. I really like the toprc...
05-19-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,359
Posted By spitfire66

I meant just to send them the pieces so they can...

I meant just to send them the pieces so they can make a template. I dont think Im going to mess with fixing mine. I will be contacting them to see if we can work something out with pricing and...
05-15-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,359
Posted By spitfire66

I am looking for a new wing as I assume you are...

I am looking for a new wing as I assume you are too. I talked to Carolina custom kits the other day about producing a wing for the p51 arf wing. He needs a donor. I would send mine in but there may...
Forum: Marketplace
05-14-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By spitfire66

I sent you a pm. I am going to be stripping amd...

I sent you a pm. I am going to be stripping amd fiberglassing so that should work out very well.
Forum: Marketplace
05-13-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By spitfire66

Top flite giant P-51 arf wing wanted

I am needing a replacement wing for the top flight p 51 mustang ARF giant. Please let me know what you have.

I will be moving to the Denver area from the Kansas City area this summer
05-11-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By spitfire66

Im using booma-rc q-switches. They fail in the...

Im using booma-rc q-switches. They fail in the on position, battery share on channel 1/2, and optically isolated for 3 and 4. About $160 when you buy all the leads. I am in love with my great planes...
04-28-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,250
Posted By spitfire66

Not to be that guy but a friend of mine has the...

Not to be that guy but a friend of mine has the dle 65 in a top flite fw-190 and loves it. He said the performance is the best he has seen in that cc range. He replaced the saito 84 w/ray English...
Forum: Marketplace
04-18-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By spitfire66

PMd. Im local!

PMd. Im local!
04-08-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,175
Posted By spitfire66

https://gator-rc.com/p-47-thunderbolt-snafu-includ...

https://gator-rc.com/p-47-thunderbolt-snafu-includes-trcm-retracts-toprc-model

3 schemes available!

I had to search thunderbolt
04-08-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,175
Posted By spitfire66

TopRC giant P-47 Thunderbolt ARF

I just came across the the gator-rc email that the new 96 P-47 is available in 3 schemes. Looks great. I have not owned a toprc model, but I am highly considering it. How is the composite...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-01-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 55,702
Posted By spitfire66

Hello, I thought Id see how everyone is doing? I...

Hello, I thought Id see how everyone is doing? I flew my Pitts a couple weeks ago and again today. Im loving this airplane. I have it dialed in again after a radio update this winter erased all...
03-05-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 493,580
Posted By spitfire66

Thanks chorner , I did everything like you and...

Thanks chorner , I did everything like you and others said. No problems now and they are operating well. I am still working on the doors. Work and great weather is getting in the way. Im very happy...
03-01-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 493,580
Posted By spitfire66

Did anyone else modify their springs in the...

Did anyone else modify their springs in the struts? Mine are very stiff and the apex of the wheel is touching the back of the gear door box on retraction. I'm thinking about taking a 1/4" off and...
02-17-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 493,580
Posted By spitfire66

So what is the general consensus on the gear door...

So what is the general consensus on the gear door hinges? Robart or sonic tronics per the manual? The sonic tronics seem wimpy but if they work they work....
02-11-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 493,580
Posted By spitfire66

I think the only way to make the g10 work would...

I think the only way to make the g10 work would be to heat it, which I think would take more heat than the canopy and gear doors you would be mating it to. It most definitely can be done, and my...
02-10-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 493,580
Posted By spitfire66

By the way, Mein Duff your Corsair looks...

By the way, Mein Duff your Corsair looks incredible! I love the birdcage and the early corsairs. I wish you many years of great flying! If you can post a video! Im sure everyone on here would...
02-10-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 493,580
Posted By spitfire66

I purchased 4oz carbon fiber off of eBay. I could...

I purchased 4oz carbon fiber off of eBay. I could have probably went with 6oz, but this was my first time using carbon fiber and I didnt know what expect. 6 oz fiberglass is a little more rigid than...
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