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10-24-2019, 09:07 PM
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Posted By Cpig

Dino from Aero Accessories emailed me; he should...

Dino from Aero Accessories emailed me; he should be sending me an invoice for aero foil shortly.
10-22-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By Cpig

Flite Metal and Aero Foil out of business?

Tried contacting both of these companies to purchase their product. They're either out of business or just the worst salesmen ever. Flite Metal doesn't reply to emails (gave it about two weeks) and...
07-22-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 88,094
Posted By Cpig

Yes Ben, in fact, I had that same 3-bladed prop...

Yes Ben, in fact, I had that same 3-bladed prop on my Spitfire and you have to do the same thing, drill the hub out to match your engine bolt pattern. Note on that prop assembly, the indexing marks...
07-21-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 88,094
Posted By Cpig

Ben, The spinner does not determine if your...

Ben,
The spinner does not determine if your prop locks in with compression or bolts; that is determined by your engine, which, on an aircraft this size should be four bolts. You will need to drill...
05-31-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 24,119
Posted By Cpig

Little late here but if you haven't shot the...

Little late here but if you haven't shot the paint yet... I think free-handing it is the best way to go. I lightly outline the pattern based off of historical photos in pencil then airbrush the...
11-08-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,639
Posted By Cpig

Better late than never Chad. Really looking...

Better late than never Chad. Really looking forward to seeing your progress, it's already turning out to be a masterpiece.
Joe
07-10-2017, 05:55 PM
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Views: 88,094
Posted By Cpig

Also finished markings. Made paint masks and...

Also finished markings. Made paint masks and airbrushed everything including crew plate.
07-10-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 88,094
Posted By Cpig

Almost done with radio compartment. Made the...

Almost done with radio compartment. Made the VRC-522 radio box but kept the original battery box (except for the small external attachment on the side that I made). May have to sand fuel caps down a...
07-07-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 88,094
Posted By Cpig

Thanks Rob. Should have some pics of the finished...

Thanks Rob. Should have some pics of the finished radio box soon.
07-05-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 88,094
Posted By Cpig

Front of firewall to fuse = 4 7/8"

Front of firewall to fuse = 4 7/8"
07-05-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 88,094
Posted By Cpig

Built a radio box in CAD and got the fuel caps in...

Built a radio box in CAD and got the fuel caps in from Chad Veich, Chad did a great job on the caps. Radio box is in primer / sanding stage now, will add cable details later.
Does anybody have a...
07-03-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 88,094
Posted By Cpig

Repainting entire aircraft and fixing up cockpit...

Repainting entire aircraft and fixing up cockpit a little. Was thinking of salvaging USAAF Insignias but they are out of proportion on wings so I cut my own stencils for everything.
07-02-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 88,094
Posted By Cpig

Question for those running the Top RC landing...

Question for those running the Top RC landing gear.
1. What servo are you running in the tail? Wondering if an 80 oz/in mini would be enough?
2. Did you have to modify the stock ball link locations...
06-27-2017, 05:09 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 88,094
Posted By Cpig

Nice work Todd, how did you make the fuel caps?

Nice work Todd, how did you make the fuel caps?
07-10-2015, 05:03 PM
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Views: 398,493
Posted By Cpig

I used 21st century fabric to cover mine. Cut it...

I used 21st century fabric to cover mine. Cut it to fit then ironed it in place. After that I masked just inside the fabric edges and then glassed the rest of the wing. Last, I sanded and feathered...
04-24-2015, 05:05 PM
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Views: 398,493
Posted By Cpig

You're welcome

You're welcome
04-24-2015, 04:55 PM
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Views: 398,493
Posted By Cpig

Stop asking silly questions

Stop asking silly questions
04-20-2015, 04:03 PM
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Views: 398,493
Posted By Cpig

And cloth covering with pinking tape on the...

And cloth covering with pinking tape on the elevators.
04-20-2015, 03:57 PM
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Posted By Cpig

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04-20-2015, 05:34 AM
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Posted By Cpig

John, Excellent job! Looking really good, I...

John,
Excellent job! Looking really good, I like the weathering too, not too light, not too heavy. Did you use cut vinyl for some of the panels (fuel cover panel, etc....)?
04-16-2015, 05:33 AM
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Views: 398,493
Posted By Cpig

If you go to the Robart page you will see a link...

If you go to the Robart page you will see a link to the dimension diagram. They both appear almost identical to me but I just looked briefly. Here is a link to the Hangar9 Corsair version, you can...
04-12-2015, 08:15 AM
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Views: 398,493
Posted By Cpig

Nick, Beautiful job on that pit! Love it;...

Nick,
Beautiful job on that pit! Love it; thanks for the pics. Are you going to mount a pilot,and what is you plan for securing him?
Thanks,
Joe
04-01-2015, 05:11 PM
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Views: 398,493
Posted By Cpig

Nick, Thanks for that idea, I think I'll use it...

Nick,
Thanks for that idea, I think I'll use it on my build.
03-31-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 398,493
Posted By Cpig

If you haven't tried it already, I'd suggest you...

If you haven't tried it already, I'd suggest you try rolling on automotive 2k (primer and catalyst) primer. I've been using Dupli-Color or Rustoleum spray can hi-build primer over my fiberglass... up...
03-29-2015, 06:13 PM
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Views: 398,493
Posted By Cpig

Can't help you out then, 95% of my servos are...

Can't help you out then, 95% of my servos are Hitec. Been using them for about 10 years now and have well over 50 of them; never had a problem with any of them.
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