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Yesterday, 06:07 PM
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Posted By DaleCS

Thanks for looking at it Chad. For now, my TF...

Thanks for looking at it Chad. For now, my TF drop tank will be for display and not for dropping. That way, I won't lose or destroy it!

The TF cowling I found in Australia turned out to be a...
02-28-2021, 11:22 AM
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Posted By DaleCS

Drawings off to Chad. After getting most of...

Drawings off to Chad.

After getting most of the assembly done on the drop tank, I've decided to switch to an E-Flite payload release. Couple reasons for this: if dropped in flight, at low...
02-20-2021, 06:16 PM
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Posted By DaleCS

Sent pics of drawings to your CWVM email. Let me...

Sent pics of drawings to your CWVM email. Let me know if they came through OK and if they are useful, or not.
02-17-2021, 05:55 PM
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Posted By DaleCS

Chad - I could get you sketches, dims off the TF...

Chad - I could get you sketches, dims off the TF Hellcat tank. I don't know how many TF Hellcat owners are out there that may want to buy a replacement that could plug & play with the TF...
02-15-2021, 07:32 PM
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Posted By DaleCS

I've been looking for a spare Top Flite Hellcat...

I've been looking for a spare Top Flite Hellcat drop tank - not finding any. However, I did find this page where, half way down, is a picture of a tank someone has framed up from balsa: KSU Flyer's...
02-14-2021, 08:16 AM
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Posted By DaleCS

Just discovered that Top-Flite parts, kits are...

Just discovered that Top-Flite parts, kits are kaput. Finding discussions, now, on the internet, going back a couple years. Guess this happened when I wasn't looking. I best not damage the cowling...
02-13-2021, 06:30 PM
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Posted By DaleCS

Progress on the Top-Flite Hellcat drop tank. ...

Progress on the Top-Flite Hellcat drop tank.


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_7978_688ed41a6da88de6746dc5c90c63f0263b062502.jpg
There are a couple closed...
02-10-2021, 08:15 PM
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Views: 107,881
Posted By DaleCS

Well, construction is basically done. A few...

Well, construction is basically done. A few hatch covers to make, installing magnets to hold the electrical hatch cover closed - I think that's it. Before deciding on lights and starting the finish...
01-13-2021, 04:33 PM
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Views: 107,881
Posted By DaleCS

So, what's been done on the Hellcat, lately? -...

So, what's been done on the Hellcat, lately?
- Leading edges installed and shaped
- Ports for simulated 50cals installed through leading edges
- Covers for landing gear bays cutout to provide...
12-14-2020, 07:53 PM
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Views: 107,881
Posted By DaleCS

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!
12-12-2020, 03:05 PM
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Posted By DaleCS

Looking good - I like the white visual aid line...

Looking good - I like the white visual aid line you added to the knobs. That's a nice detail.
12-06-2020, 07:50 PM
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Views: 107,881
Posted By DaleCS

If it would be helpful, I have the instructions...

If it would be helpful, I have the instructions from Dynamic Balsa for their Hellcat cockpit. I checked their website, but the PDF links for most of the cockpits aren't showing up, including for the...
11-29-2020, 03:35 PM
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Posted By DaleCS

Tasks completed: - Underside of outer wing...

Tasks completed:
- Underside of outer wing panels sheeted.
- Access holes cut for guns and formation lights
- Leading edge of outer panels installed and rough shaped
- Openings for gun alumium...
11-20-2020, 05:10 PM
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Views: 107,881
Posted By DaleCS

Chad!!! Great to hear from you!

Chad!!! Great to hear from you!
11-11-2020, 08:02 PM
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Views: 107,881
Posted By DaleCS

There's good picture of a tri-color Hellcat ...

There's good picture of a tri-color Hellcat (https://www.navalaviationmuseum.org/aircraft/f6f-3-hellcat/)at the Pensacola museum. I'm no military paint expert and I can't find anything in my web...
10-31-2020, 11:14 AM
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Views: 107,881
Posted By DaleCS

ledd4u - Looks great!

ledd4u - Looks great!
10-18-2020, 07:47 AM
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Views: 107,881
Posted By DaleCS

Beautiful work, ledd4u! Looking forward to the...

Beautiful work, ledd4u! Looking forward to the finished paint job.

I'll be completing the sheeting for the underside of my wings, this week. Completing access covers, wing leading edge and wing...
09-13-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 107,881
Posted By DaleCS

Ready to finish sheeting the wing underside. ...

Ready to finish sheeting the wing underside. Needed to add some framing for access hatches. Next steps: Finish the wing underside sheeting, install and shape the leading edges and wing tips.

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09-13-2020, 11:02 AM
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Views: 107,881
Posted By DaleCS

Looking great! I read that the Tamiya paint...

Looking great!

I read that the Tamiya paint is 'low VOC' - how low is it? My wife gets a headache as soon as I open/spray anything with any VOCs. I used latex paint on my last Hellcat - worked...
08-06-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 107,881
Posted By DaleCS

ledd4u: Looks great! That should look real nice...

ledd4u: Looks great! That should look real nice when finish painted.
06-28-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 107,881
Posted By DaleCS

Barrels mounted on both wings! ...

Barrels mounted on both wings!

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1626/img_e7747_06c670c61dffe6a4ee42eba189dcaae896ba9ad9.jpg
Aimed at a wall, the grouping looks good...
06-27-2020, 02:54 PM
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Views: 107,881
Posted By DaleCS

Right wing barrels rough mounted, aimed and...

Right wing barrels rough mounted, aimed and tested.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_7742_c14e90ce84d07c75fa4dc1c2635fe62a58ef9109.jpg
Used a scrap piece of...
06-23-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 107,881
Posted By DaleCS

Belly pan is mounted! Hooray! Steps 9-17 in my...

Belly pan is mounted! Hooray! Steps 9-17 in my 'belly pan' attachment list completed, today. Actually, rather than epoxying each block in place, one at a time (just in case I screwed up, I'd have...
06-06-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 107,881
Posted By DaleCS

Belly pan mounting blocks made - basically,...

Belly pan mounting blocks made - basically, completed steps 1-8 of my plan:

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05-24-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 107,881
Posted By DaleCS

So, my dilemma - how to design/fit mounting...

So, my dilemma - how to design/fit mounting blocks to the center wing section, that conform to the belly pan's shape, it's formers/stringers....after the wing and belly pan are built! The thought of...
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