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10-06-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 391
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Posted By Sonny.C

Hi Benjack, I had a Torqpro-70 in my mustang...

Hi Benjack,
I had a Torqpro-70 in my mustang and ended up replacing it with a DLE-55RA for 2-reasons.
#1 - Idle and midrange operation tended to be unreliable and the plane suffered a couple badly...
09-17-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

Ok, Thanks for the quick response! Sonny

Ok, Thanks for the quick response!


Sonny
09-17-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

Hi Chad, Sorry you crashed your P-51. I'm...

Hi Chad,
Sorry you crashed your P-51.
I'm interested in the mustang's canopy and latch. My latch broke off and I can't find one that matches the original.

Thanks!

Sonny Coleman
03-24-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

Hi John, The flexible exhaust pipe on my...

Hi John,

The flexible exhaust pipe on my mustangs exits out the bottom through a 1" hole through the cowling. Use the small standoffs provided with the engine and the gap between the spinner back...
03-07-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

Nice detail work Dan!

Nice detail work Dan!
02-17-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

I didn't like the looks of the fuse wing tube...

I didn't like the looks of the fuse wing tube retainers in my stang so I too added triangle stock and Hysol to shore-up the flimsy looking wing supports on both sides. Can't do anything about the...
01-30-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

Hi Prekin, I'd be interested in a P-51 gun...

Hi Prekin,

I'd be interested in a P-51 gun sight. Do you have these in stock?

Please send me more info.

Thanks!

Sonny
12-30-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

Well, still no canopy from Gator RC. Ordered a...

Well, still no canopy from Gator RC. Ordered a Ziroli P-51 canopy and its already arrived. Sure hope it fits the Top Models RC P-51. Over a month now of sitting and waiting on the last piece of the...
12-13-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

Thanks for the info! I had heck getting...

Thanks for the info!

I had heck getting those tailwheel doors to close evenly.



Sonny
11-28-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

Hello All, I'm finishing up my Top RC Models...

Hello All,

I'm finishing up my Top RC Models P-51, except for the canopy frame that was broken in shipment. I thought the frame might be repairable, but the material is so thin and brittle the fix...
10-10-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

AC2, The tail wheel servo has to both raise...

AC2,

The tail wheel servo has to both raise and lower the retract assembly and open/close the doors . The retract mechanism its self is a bit sloppy as far as side-to-side play with all the parts...
10-10-2016, 04:21 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

Hi AC2, I had planned on using a micro servo...

Hi AC2,

I had planned on using a micro servo for the tail wheel retracts/gear doors as well, but not enough umph to open or close so I went with a Hitec mini servo and still there were times when...
10-09-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

AC2, thank you for the detailed info on the...

AC2, thank you for the detailed info on the TorqPro 70 engine fit and the photos too. They made up my mind on what engine to install. Are you going with the straight pipe into the scale location or...
10-04-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

AC2, Thanks for the quick reply. I have a...

AC2,

Thanks for the quick reply. I have a DLE55 RA laying around needing a plane to belong to, but I'd rather go with something different like the TorqPro if possible.

I've got several items...
10-04-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

Hi AC2, Did you have to modify the firewall...

Hi AC2,

Did you have to modify the firewall to fit the TorqPro 70?
How much of the cowling had to be cut out?
Any cooling issues noted?

I like the sound of the TorqPro 70 compared to the DLE...
09-20-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

My fried retract motor has been replaced and I've...

My fried retract motor has been replaced and I've figured out the Assan gear door sequencer. I put the two main gear doors and the retractable tailwheel on the Assan sequencer and got the timing...
09-16-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

Well, I managed to let the smoke out of one of...

Well, I managed to let the smoke out of one of the retract motors. I tried to use the Assan HK gear sequencer and ended up wiring it up wrong and poof, the magic smoke left the building and so did...
09-07-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

The flap and aileron hinges are Hysol epoxied in....

The flap and aileron hinges are Hysol epoxied in. I'll figure out a way to sand/file the lower flap seal and see if I can get at least 30 or more degrees of flap action freed-up.

I went and...
09-07-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

Another Top RC Mustang assembler here. This time...

Another Top RC Mustang assembler here. This time I posted in the right spot!:D

What servos fit best for the retract doors and tailwheel? I'm using Hitec 5645 servos all around the control...
08-31-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

Thanks Tim, I appreciate the detailed response. ...

Thanks Tim, I appreciate the detailed response.

I ordered the mustang, retracts and spinner yesterday and Mike shipped it all out the same day. It's scheduled for delivery tomorrow (9/1/16). Mike...
08-30-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,165
Posted By Sonny.C

Hi Tim, What do you think about the Top RC...

Hi Tim,

What do you think about the Top RC retract kit for the mustang?

I noticed you are using a dedicated battery for the retract system. Do the retracts pull a lot of juice off of the...
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