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06-26-2015, 07:27 PM
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Posted By zipnz1

Just wanted to put it out there for any p-38...

Just wanted to put it out there for any p-38 enthusiasts that I have decided to put my ziroli p-38 up for sale in the marketplace in the warbird...
03-20-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,135
Posted By zipnz1

The litho plate is getting harder to find and I...

The litho plate is getting harder to find and I have found an alternative . It's a little thicker at around .010" but aluminum roof flashing is rather easy to get at your local home improvment store...
01-05-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,416
Views: 156,445
Posted By zipnz1

Count me in! The p-38 has always been my...

Count me in! The p-38 has always been my favorite WWII airplane.
Here is some pics of my ziroli p-38 that I finished in 2003 as the California cutie and a few of last years pics with new paint as...
10-01-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By zipnz1

Thanks guys, I made this spinner for a 1/3 scale...

Thanks guys, I made this spinner for a 1/3 scale 109.
I think it would be very difficult to do this with a drill press but it could be done with a simple wood lathe.
I used a 10" disc to produce a...
09-30-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By zipnz1

I attempted to spin my own spinners for my own...

I attempted to spin my own spinners for my own ME-109 project. Spinning spinners is a learned skill but is not impossible to achieve. I ruined a few disks trying to learn spinning and the key is that...
08-29-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,394
Posted By zipnz1

Nice work Kyle and welcome to the ZP-38 club....

Nice work Kyle and welcome to the ZP-38 club. Don't get in too a big hurry getting this plane into the air. This p-38 is a proven design and they fly very well. I first started flying my "California...
07-21-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,176
Posted By zipnz1

RE: 10th Annual Warbirds Over Iowa

yea joe that's me, i'd be cool if we could chat again some time.
07-21-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,176
Posted By zipnz1

RE: 10th Annual Warbirds Over Iowa

Well noah, as you can tell I have been dragging my feet getting the p38 back into the air. I brought it to the meet with me to show that it was back from the dead.
It is ready to fly but I kept it...
07-21-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,176
Posted By zipnz1

RE: 10th Annual Warbirds Over Iowa

John and I were there Noah, we were discussing how your regular presence of the past years was missed.
The weather was great. The passing of a cold front previous night was timed perfectly as it...
04-22-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 69,630
Posted By zipnz1

RE: Large scale Luftwaffe/Axis forum..

Hey Noah,
I've been slowly working on the big 109 but have not posted any progress. I have removed the top skins on the original wings, removed the retract mounting structure and modified it for a...
02-25-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,445
Posted By zipnz1

RE: Airworld models. Fw 190 102

Sweet 190 mark. I really admired the last one.
O' and nice shirt, I've never seen u in a t-shirt before.

Mike
02-25-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 35,127
Posted By zipnz1

RE: 1/3 Scale ME-109E Project

I layed up some fiberglass for the new fuse and am pleased with the results. The fuse is about 7 feet long and the weight out of the mold ended up around 6.5 pounds.
The fuse is molded in a front...
02-25-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 35,127
Posted By zipnz1

RE: 1/3 Scale ME-109E Project

Its been some time since i have posted any progress on my 109 project.
I had a big set back last july when i had a bad takeoff on flight #6 when i over corrected on the rudder which put me into a...
02-20-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,218
Posted By zipnz1

RE: Lewis Pancoast 115 inch P-26 Peashooter

You are a man with a lot of energy Jeff. With 3 builds going the snow must not let you out of the house often.
This should be an easy one without retracts. The hardest part will probably be the...
02-09-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 69,630
Posted By zipnz1

RE: Large scale Luftwaffe/Axis forum..

Good luck on the maiden. I'm sure she will be a sweet flyer.
02-09-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 69,630
Posted By zipnz1

RE: Large scale Luftwaffe/Axis forum..

Wow that 190 really is looking sharp casey. With a 3 blade prop and the right background in the picture it would be hard to tell it from the real thing.

Tim, the fuse will be a conventional...
02-09-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 69,630
Posted By zipnz1

RE: Large scale Luftwaffe/Axis forum..

Thanks marc, the metal work and detail has been a challenge.
02-09-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 69,630
Posted By zipnz1

RE: Large scale Luftwaffe/Axis forum..

Count me in guys,
I just popped the mold off of my revamped 1/3 me-109 fuse plug.
Should have my first glass fuse in about a week.
12-29-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,996
Posted By zipnz1

RE: CUSTOM G-62 MUFFLERS

If you get a chance i would love to see some pics of how the stock muffler fits mounted.
Dont be afraid to make some minor changes to the muffler shell to get the clearance you prefer.
Just take...
12-28-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,996
Posted By zipnz1

RE: CUSTOM G-62 MUFFLERS

Its your preference what you like in your models. I myself like my mufflers to have the largest muffler volume that will fit in an allowable space. This allows the high speed gasses coming out of the...
12-27-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,996
Posted By zipnz1

RE: CUSTOM G-62 MUFFLERS

Cool to see somebody is building one of the big wingspan b-17s in my local area.
Im guessing a big part of the muffler problems are from the engine being sunk into the cowl and I noticed you are...
12-26-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,996
Posted By zipnz1

RE: CUSTOM G-62 MUFFLERS

If you need something custom made i can help you out. I make most of my mufflers out of .040 aluminum and are tig welded.
Here are a few pics of mufflers i have made.
Ziroli p38 with dle 55s
...
12-19-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 271,393
Posted By zipnz1

RE: Project BF-109 E 4 1/5

Very nice work on the cockpit rumen. Would you be able to cut these parts out in a larger scale size?
11-18-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,680
Posted By zipnz1

RE: Making your own color scheme, have you ever?

I did my own thing on the last mustang i built. I took a paint scheme i liked and made my own nose art.
11-05-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 29,352
Posted By zipnz1

RE: 1/6th Scale HE-111

I have a hole in my heart I need to fill after I sold my 156" b17 a few years ago
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