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08-25-2020, 03:53 PM
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Posted By CorsairJock

I've been flying the 63" span Motion R/C Freewing...

I've been flying the 63" span Motion R/C Freewing Corsair lately, this is a WONDERFUL ARF, and it comes in 2 version: 'Birdcage canopy' F4U-1 and 'Bubble canopy' F4U-1 D, canopies for both versions...
04-15-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,586
Views: 376,059
Posted By CorsairJock

I got them thru Tower: put them on the waiting...

I got them thru Tower: put them on the waiting list/ back ordered and eventually they came in. I think Tower only gets them ONLY when someone puts in an order for them. BTW, I DID get the Tower...
04-15-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,586
Views: 376,059
Posted By CorsairJock

Wing Center Sections

Hello Everybody, it's been a loooooong time, but I'm back to building (thanks to Coronavirus shutdown, lol)
I am resurrecting a model which was the last Corsair I flew. The fuselage is in excellent...
04-15-2020, 03:01 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 71,254
Posted By CorsairJock

There is a lot of sanding to be done to round the...

There is a lot of sanding to be done to round the leading edge, so there may be excess material (wood) in some places.
I an in the process of rebuilding a wing, and will be making a scratch built...
04-10-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,586
Views: 376,059
Posted By CorsairJock

I remember the "Corsair Blues" thread :)

I remember the "Corsair Blues" thread :)
02-17-2020, 01:11 PM
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Views: 376,059
Posted By CorsairJock

MA 3 blade 14 x 7 should work just fine. Reason I...

MA 3 blade 14 x 7 should work just fine. Reason I chose .82 is it fit in the cowl without 'poking thru' it.
02-17-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,586
Views: 376,059
Posted By CorsairJock

mine flew very scale like on Saito .82 with MA 3...

mine flew very scale like on Saito .82 with MA 3 blade 13 x ? at about 9 lbs, 4 oz. It even had all 3 wheels retract, and 2 Vortac bomb drops.
Now days tho, everything is electric. They may not have...
06-17-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 71,254
Posted By CorsairJock

It's been a LOOONG Time, I have done the...

It's been a LOOONG Time, I have done the conversion before. You will have to cut the holes in the wings for the wheels first. And yes, I believe you will have to cut into some ribs. The wheel wells...
04-19-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,716
Posted By CorsairJock

2 reasons I can think of right away: 1) it's...

2 reasons I can think of right away:
1) it's easy to go to just about any hardware store and get custom matched colors, any color you want, and any variation of glossy to dull.
2) I personally...
04-14-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,716
Posted By CorsairJock

Hi Tom, been trying to PM you, it's been a long...

Hi Tom, been trying to PM you, it's been a long time, good to know you're still around
03-29-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,716
Posted By CorsairJock

Bump (again), because this thread has been so...

Bump (again), because this thread has been so useful, and I need the reminder of how to finish my model
09-03-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,586
Views: 376,059
Posted By CorsairJock

In a nutshell: the modification you may be...

In a nutshell: the modification you may be referring to is to Robart 615 retracts: I bore and tap the trunions to accept "Keenserts", which eliminate play in the trunions and thereby extend the life...
08-11-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,586
Views: 376,059
Posted By CorsairJock

That Corsair project is on the back burner for...

That Corsair project is on the back burner for now, it's summertime/ time to enjoy the weather while we have it. Build will continue when the snow hits the ground.
In the meantime, here's a pic of...
08-10-2016, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1,586
Views: 376,059
Posted By CorsairJock

I will be using a modified version of this unit...

I will be using a modified version of this unit (for a 63" span electric powered Corsair):...
07-16-2016, 02:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By CorsairJock

To end any confusion: this type of aircraft went...

To end any confusion: this type of aircraft went under 2 separate designations: A-26 AND B-26. It is a Douglas design, was given the name "Invader". During WW II, it was designed as A-26. It was used...
04-17-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 94,122
Posted By CorsairJock

My project has been stalled by my retract setup:...

My project has been stalled by my retract setup: I engineered the wing to accept the old Robart mechanical rotating retracts with individual hi torq servos (a system that worked GREAT on my H-9...
02-02-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 978
Views: 231,389
Posted By CorsairJock

Hi Guys, I started this thread over 5 years ago,...

Hi Guys, I started this thread over 5 years ago, just dropping in to let people know mine is still flying, in great condition. I've replace glow plugs, rx battery, exhaust extensions (silicone burns...
12-28-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 71,254
Posted By CorsairJock

There is no 'trick' to it, the full scale...

There is no 'trick' to it, the full scale Corsairs have everything exposed/ all natural. That is: there is no 'bowl', 'bucket', or whatever you want to call it where the wheels go. What you see is...
12-21-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 94,122
Posted By CorsairJock

Omni seems to have some 'out of production...

Omni seems to have some 'out of production parts': http://www3.omnimodels.com/cgi-bin/woi0001p?&I=TOPA1773&P=7
12-21-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By CorsairJock

Annoyed with the FAA yes, but don't blame AMA, as...

Annoyed with the FAA yes, but don't blame AMA, as I believe they are doing their best.
11-20-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,717
Posted By CorsairJock

I scan mine at a very high resolution. If going...

I scan mine at a very high resolution. If going from 1/48 to 1/8, I would scan at 6 X 'normal', maybe 72 (which used to be 'normal) x 6. Then use image edit software to enlarge image to 'normal'/...
09-29-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 155,787
Posted By CorsairJock

Put mine up for sale here at RCU:...

Put mine up for sale here at RCU: http://www.rcuniverse.com/market/item.cfm?itemID=1045329
Asking $1750 for all (including NIB Saito 300 twin, Robart 150B retracts, & much more.
09-23-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,914
Posted By CorsairJock

Marvin: I could use one also, I have the kit,...

Marvin: I could use one also, I have the kit, plans, but no manual. Adobe is fine with me. [email protected]
09-23-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,717
Posted By CorsairJock

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2121934
Actually, like the Top Flite Corsair, the P-47 kit is much closer to 1/8 scale than 1/7.

Built mine (ARF version) as...
09-12-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 155,787
Posted By CorsairJock

I've got one, and like so many other kits I...

I've got one, and like so many other kits I bought years ago: just sitting in (finished/ heated) basement collecting dust. Not NIB, but not really started yet either. Missing stab, but otherwise...
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