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08-06-2022, 07:05 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Finally got mine finished; all that is left to do...

Finally got mine finished; all that is left to do is set the CG on it and fire up the Quadra 100 and get it tuned in; been a lot of headaches along the way but I think it came out looking great.
I...
06-21-2022, 07:18 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Rick227, After exchanging e-mails, a number of...

Rick227,
After exchanging e-mails, a number of times with Mike at GatorRC he finally got the correct parts for my tail wheel retract AFTER I sent him the bad jack screw.
I say sit tight Mike has...
06-20-2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Colt, What engine are you running there? Do...

Colt,
What engine are you running there?
Do you have enough clearance inside the cowl once you have the spark plug wires attached?
06-14-2022, 05:42 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 78,959
Posted By maddog-RCU

Great looking bird there Sam,

Great looking bird there Sam,
06-06-2022, 07:30 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Colt, Nice clean install; let me give you a...

Colt,
Nice clean install; let me give you a tip; raise the servo for your tailwheel/rudder; if you leave it where it is at the cables will be rubbing against that former to the rear.
Ask me how I...
06-05-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,108
Posted By maddog-RCU

Sam, Thanks for taking the time to take...

Sam,

Thanks for taking the time to take pictures and share them with those of us who couldn't be there.
06-01-2022, 05:10 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Colt, Not sure how to build in the sliding...

Colt,
Not sure how to build in the sliding canopy so I will more than like just screw mine on.
BTW as an update they sent the same jack screw as they did before; I packed up both of them along with...
05-31-2022, 05:17 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Colt, You planning on making the canopy a...

Colt,
You planning on making the canopy a slider?
05-28-2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Got an e-mail from Gator RC on Friday; they said...

Got an e-mail from Gator RC on Friday; they said that they sent the wrong unit and are sending the correct one out.
05-27-2022, 05:10 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Sent Gator RC pictures and asking them for help...

Sent Gator RC pictures and asking them for help on Wednesday the 25th; haven't heard a peep from him yet. :(
05-24-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Well guys it sure seems I got the lemon when it...

Well guys it sure seems I got the lemon when it comes to this P-47.
When my plane arrived, the canopy was all smashed to heck because the landing gear was just tossed into the box; it wasn't even in...
05-24-2022, 05:27 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

LOL; Darrin I have been down that road 3 times...

LOL;
Darrin I have been down that road 3 times now; and starting today with the replacement of the jack screw for the tailwheel will be number 4.
The toughest part is keeping the servo leads from...
05-23-2022, 07:54 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Colt; you will need to redrill the holes in the...

Colt; you will need to redrill the holes in the former also now that you added that spacer on the bottom.
I avoided this by re doing the doors on mine so they would open up wider so not to drag on...
05-20-2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Screw is on its way. Once I get everything...

Screw is on its way.
Once I get everything back together and re-installed, I will snap a picture for you to show you how I did the doors on mine.
05-20-2022, 05:11 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

JR; yes I did get the part; I shot you an e-mail...

JR; yes I did get the part; I shot you an e-mail thanking you; now I just need to install it.
Darrin; My interference issue was solved once I went to all digital servos for the flying surfaces; it...
05-19-2022, 05:18 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Welcome JRSmith; keep posting your build; I think...

Welcome JRSmith; keep posting your build; I think yours is the first for an electric build here.
Yes the fuselage does take up a lot of space; I found a nice holder from RCplanestands for working on...
05-09-2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Jason, I would definitely want one of the chin...

Jason,
I would definitely want one of the chin coolers also so if you are printing them how about one for me; would gladly compensate you for shipping; material cost; or whatever.
Thanks
Mike
05-04-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 31,599
Posted By maddog-RCU

WOW; I have run into the same problem with my...

WOW; I have run into the same problem with my TopRC P-47 and have been trying a number of things recommended by people including those at TopRC to get it fixed.
I was told it was the extended servo...
04-29-2022, 05:16 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Great job Colt4570; I took the easy way and just...

Great job Colt4570; I took the easy way and just screwed them to the inside of the wheel well.
04-15-2022, 12:37 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Something like what Nir did on his. He told me...

Something like what Nir did on his.
He told me he mounted some wood to the inside of the fuselage and then cut thru, mounting it like an elevator almost.
Sorry no pics posted of the inside of the...
04-14-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Ran into a major problem with my TopRC P-47. ...

Ran into a major problem with my TopRC P-47.
When I cycle the gear up or down I get MASSIVE interference with the control surfaces; the ailerons, flaps, elevator, and rudder begin to move...
03-15-2022, 07:30 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

LOL Yeah the manual is nothing more than...

LOL

Yeah the manual is nothing more than "this is how it looks when finished" assemblies.
Anyone with no building experience would be totally lost.

Colt; are you going to be using the gear...
03-14-2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Colt4570, I have used all the hardware that...

Colt4570,

I have used all the hardware that has been provided with the plane so far.

To secure the horizontal stab I glued the tube into one of the stabs; and if you look closely at the bottom...
03-09-2022, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 183,979
Posted By maddog-RCU

There is a "how to" posting on RCSB about posting...

There is a "how to" posting on RCSB about posting pics.
03-04-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 45,362
Posted By maddog-RCU

Colt4570; The spinner/hub came from Tru...

Colt4570;

The spinner/hub came from Tru Turn; size is determined by engine type you are using.
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