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11-21-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 1,482,246
Posted By RC flyer 2

Hi Pittscrasy, I just found a kit on...

Hi Pittscrasy,

I just found a kit on facebook from a guy I met in "RC Warbird Addicts" So after spending a ton of time looking, I have a kit combining this week. Can't believe these kits are now...
Forum: Kit Building
05-04-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,370
Posted By RC flyer 2

Hi SushiHunter, Just reading through this...

Hi SushiHunter,

Just reading through this thread and saw your post. I may be able to help you and would welcome any questions. quite a few years ago I built the original patriot 40. I loved...
Forum: RC Jets
10-11-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,805
Posted By RC flyer 2

Banning a company because it makes a poor quality...

Banning a company because it makes a poor quality product? This is America, when we don't like something, we don't buy it. It's called Capitalism!

Don't give our stupid politicians anything...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-16-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,661
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Oil spatter

I agree with everything that has been posted here. One other thing I would look for is a loose bolt holding the engine down, at the muffler, or anywhere else in the engine area. If a bolt is...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-09-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 97,930
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Great Planes RV-4 .60-.90 ARF

Hey JoeMamma,

You will enjoy this model. I bought one earlier this year, flys great, I used a OS95V, Pulls it around very nicely..

Have fun
09-01-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 66,622
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Building Top Flite Corsair 60

Hi Rick

I built one of these and it is a great flying plane. I initially flew it with a Supertigre 61, flew fine. after many flights, I took off and a cross wind grabed it and as I recovered,...
04-22-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 518,366
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Top Flite '.60 size' P-51D Mustang ARF: Building & Modifications

The engine is a saito 115, the muffler is a Keleo stock muffler for this engine. If you look back through my posts, I show pictures of the stock saito muffler installed. I did not like this so I...
04-21-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 518,366
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Top Flite '.60 size' P-51D Mustang ARF: Building & Modifications

I completed my ship this morning. Balanced it at 5.5" inches from leading edge. Moved the battery back to the elevator servo area, this knocked off 1.25oz of lead from the rear. It now balances...
04-17-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 518,366
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Top Flite '.60 size' P-51D Mustang ARF: Building & Modifications

Devens -

I use a small square and place it right on the side of the fuse and slide it back until it touches the leading edge on the wing. From the inside of the square I measure back to the...
04-17-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 518,366
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Top Flite '.60 size' P-51D Mustang ARF: Building & Modifications

Hey Jrod -

I'm also putting finishing touches on mine (pictures to follow) and my model came in at 10 pounds, CG at 5.5 I needed to add 5.5 oz in the tail to balance her out. Obviously, we all...
03-31-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 518,366
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Top Flite '.60 size' P-51D Mustang ARF: Building & Modifications

Titan -

WOW! Love those panel lines, did you comment on how you did these in the forum?? If not, can you provide the highlights on your techniques?

You got a great lookin' bird there.
...
03-14-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 518,366
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Top Flite '.60 size' P-51D Mustang ARF: Building & Modifications

Wow, Eli Field, I'd be happy to pay twice that for the quality of that facility.
03-12-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 518,366
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Top Flite '.60 size' P-51D Mustang ARF: Building & Modifications

Devens,

Congrats!! I know how it feels... knees wobbling, "cheeks tight" :-) under the conditions, you did great! I'm sure in your neck of the woods, it must have been cold also..

How...
02-28-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 518,366
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Top Flite '.60 size' P-51D Mustang ARF: Building & Modifications

Tiger650-

I have built many planes over the years and some of the advice I received over the years that I always go by is to, "build as light and strong as possible, and balance the model as...
02-27-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 518,366
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Top Flite '.60 size' P-51D Mustang ARF: Building & Modifications

Devens-

You mentioned about opening up the cowl on the bottom to allow proper cooling, yes, at the time I took the picture, I hadn't done this yet. However, I could not accept how my muffler...
02-22-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 518,366
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Top Flite '.60 size' P-51D Mustang ARF: Building & Modifications

Don,

That's exactly how I felt when a freind of mine told me what to do. He is a tool and die maker, a great resourse for me.

Worked great!

Glad it helped..
02-21-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 518,366
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Top Flite '.60 size' P-51D Mustang ARF: Building & Modifications

[quote]ORIGINAL: JustFlyIt

Question: my P-51 has a Saito 100 in it. Can someone tell me what a good fitting prop adapter for its spinner would be?

Thanks
DRS

DRS- I have a Saito...
02-19-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 518,366
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Top Flite '.60 size' P-51D Mustang ARF: Building & Modifications

Devens,

Yes, the bracket would interfere with the cylinder. My setup doesn't do this, because I bent the gear stub coming out of the gear to move the strut deeper into the wing. Doing this,...
02-17-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 518,366
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Top Flite '.60 size' P-51D Mustang ARF: Building & Modifications

Devens

I will be mounting the doors using two #650 gear door brackets. The screw hole that holds the set screw will be used to mount the cover as well as hold it to the robostrut. In my case, I...
02-15-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 518,366
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Top Flite '.60 size' P-51D Mustang ARF: Building & Modifications

Hey Guys,

Great Forum, I have been working on my Mustang and getting alot of help from all of you.. I figured I would send some pictures of my build and focus on two areas where there has been...
08-27-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 518,366
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Top Flite '.60 size' P-51D Mustang ARF: Building & Modifications

Hey Guys,

I received my TF Mustang yesterday, concerning the additional parts needed to beef up the retract housings, it seems that the models being shipped lately have this fix already done. I...
Forum: Kit Building
07-26-2006, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 953
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Corsair Cowl help?

Tony,

I have this same model. When I built this model I did what you did. I decided it would be easier to mount the cowl ring to the firewall, as instructed in the plans. However, I also...
04-18-2006, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,640
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Patriot XL and wing sheeting

The wing is suppose to have very slight dihedral. Look at the directions, the root rib or R1 is put in on a slight tilt, It's not perpendicular to the wing spar. If this is what you were concerned...
12-29-2004, 01:25 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 30,915
Posted By RC flyer 2

RE: Hanger 9 corsair, JUNK .

Gents,

Gents,

I can understand all the disappointment when something goes wrong with a product such as the H9 Corsair, but getting consumer safety board involved? suing each other and the...
08-23-2004, 08:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By RC flyer 2

Connecticut: Labor Day Giant Scale Fly-In

Central CT Giant Squadron is holding a two day event on Labor Day Weekend, September 4th and 5th. This event is hosted by the Wintonbury Flying Club. www.flywfc.org . The event will run from 9:00am...
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