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Forum: ARF or RTF
10-28-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,542
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Top Flite B-25 - Wingspan Models Add-ons Build Thread

Ron,

Nope, the bomb bay installation part was never completed by Ken. I talked to him at Warbirds Over the Rockies and response was that he had some unspecified problem. Not sure if it was in...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-09-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,530
Views: 379,847
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Hits and Misses of H-9 Corsair

Tux,

I have mine on da workbench, swapping out receivers so I can be FAAST! Stock tank is opaque white & measures 'bout 5.25"L X 2.15" W X 2.72" H. I have mine wrapped in 1/4" foam and it...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-15-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 26,298
Posted By rnordeck

RE: BH Models T-28 120 ARF Build?

Jerry,
I have an opportunity? to PU an older very low time YS F-120 (sport?) - no pump for very low $$ from a late fellow RC'r.....first time to try horse before the cart. Do you think it would be...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-25-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 480,125
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Top Flite B-25 ARF (Tecnical, tips, suggestions)

Hellojim,

YUP, I have the same problem; bleeds down from 100 - 60psi in 'bout 4~ hours. Checked all connections, especially the quick connects at wing root;then "safety" wired all connections and...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-20-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 480,125
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Top Flite B-25 ARF (Tecnical, tips, suggestions)

elojim,

Try these simple steps:

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_5218588/anchors_5218588/mpage_1/key_/anchor/tm.htm#5218588

Works best if pics are of lower res; ie smaller file size.
...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-09-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 480,125
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Top Flite B-25 ARF (Tecnical, tips, suggestions)

Go Thomas Go!! Can't wait to see the pics of "Heavenly Body". Good luck on Maid'n your Maidin! Post some pics for Us?

"Fur Ball" made her 1st public appearance at our clubs annual fund raiser RC...
04-17-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 75,185
Posted By rnordeck

RE: B-25 Mitchell Threads,Docs,PaintSchemes,Movies&More!!!!-PIN-UPS TOO!

Fly4Real,

Thanks, I sure hope to bring "Fur Ball" to Warbirds Over the Rockies.....if I'm not in a "soup line"!!!

Yup I finished "Fur Ball" by my deadline: the Anniversary of the Doolittle...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-15-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,326
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Another rescued Oldie

David & All,

Can anyone point me to RCU info/posts on how to restore an old Veco .19 in my Dumas Deep-V that last ran in 1970!! One of our RC club members says just throw it in a crockpot with...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-15-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 480,125
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Top Flite B-25 ARF (Tecnical, tips, suggestions)

Fytrjok,

Thanks, I hope to be there for Warbirds Over Denver (June 12-14) for Maiden Flight Help.....if I'm not outstanding in a soup line!! or looking for one of those "Shovel Ready Projects"! ...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-15-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 480,125
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Top Flite B-25 ARF (Tecnical, tips, suggestions)

Joel,

"Fur Ball" pilots are definitely the best: from Best Pilots by Lyle Vasser. Try this link for details: http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_6274723/mpage_9/key_/tm.htm . They are 1/8 scale...
04-10-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 75,185
Posted By rnordeck

RE: B-25 Mitchell Threads,Docs,PaintSchemes,Movies&More!!!!!!!!!!!

OK Bill,

How 'bout some down under WWII bomber humor from the 43rd B.G.

"Narly"
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-10-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 480,125
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Top Flite B-25 ARF (Tecnical, tips, suggestions)

Mirco,

Definitely, bombs with parachutes are / were called Parafrags or parademos:

"Narly"
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-09-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 480,125
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Top Flite B-25 ARF (Tecnical, tips, suggestions)

Joel,

I used a #2-HB pencil to score on the panel lines (scaling up from a 1/48th scale Revelle kit); then "semi" highlighted same with ultra fine black Sharpie. Worked great. I first tried my...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-09-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 480,125
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Top Flite B-25 ARF (Tecnical, tips, suggestions)

Joel,

Thanks. The leading edges chipping/wear is way simple: Floquil- "Air & Armor Weathering Colors" Flat Aluminum # 201995 and occasional #201991 carefully applied with a fine point #0 brush....
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-08-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 480,125
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Top Flite B-25 ARF (Tecnical, tips, suggestions)

So, after the required 50 hours (plus 5 months!!) "Fur Ball" is on her wheels. Just havta post few pics. Waiting for some matte/flat coat; break in the OS 70-FS's and then find someone who has flown...
04-01-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 75,185
Posted By rnordeck

RE: B-25 Mitchell Threads,Docs,PaintSchemes,Movies&More!!!!!!!!!!!

Another Great B-25 pic from 43rd Bomb Group - New Guinea, 1944
04-01-2009, 06:30 PM
04-01-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 75,185
Posted By rnordeck

RE: B-25 Mitchell Threads,Docs,PaintSchemes,Movies&More!!!!-PIN-UPS TOO!

OK, I just havta post couple more original pics from the 43rd Bomb Group - New Guinea, 1943.
Not sure if the last one will pass censorship; but whats OK for National Geographic should be OK for...
03-20-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 75,185
Posted By rnordeck

RE: B-25 Mitchell Threads,Docs,PaintSchemes,Movies&More!!!!-PIN-UPS TOO!

OOH!! Found some "new" B-25 Nose Art from the 43rd Bomb Group - Papua New Guinea - '43-'43 from a local B-24/B-25 side gunner crewman hero!

...and my flight crew in soon to be completed "Fur...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-14-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 480,125
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Top Flite B-25 ARF (Tecnical, tips, suggestions)

Tim,

My "build" problem of the day:

So, I had both inner wing panels with nacelles on the work bench with only the four flap servos connected to the New Futaba R6014 FS FAAST receiver, with...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-20-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 480,125
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Top Flite B-25 ARF (Tecnical, tips, suggestions)

Magnus,

I am about 98% finished my "build" and am currently completing programming with the Futaba T10CAP. I also highly recommend two throttle channels for separate engine run-up / tuning....
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-08-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 480,125
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Top Flite B-25 ARF (Tecnical, tips, suggestions)

CCFPILOT,

Yeah, I scratched my head on that one too. But, it's there on P. 21, #13. I found it after I had already applied fuzzy sided velcro pads!!

My build tip for the day: Order a...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-05-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 480,125
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Top Flite B-25 ARF (Tecnical, tips, suggestions)

My build tips so far:

1) Do grind off the not used molded nose gear wire "bearings" on the engine mounts to move either the FL or FS 70's aft as much as possible to get 4-3/4" - 4-7/8" distance...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-03-2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 480,125
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Top Flite B-25 ARF (Tecnical, tips, suggestions)

Norman et al,

Roger that on da cold weather....same here in Wyoming. Well, made it to p. 24-1/2 on my build at ~200 Hours and have run into my 1st serious problem: The B-25 has out grown me...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-23-2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 480,125
Posted By rnordeck

RE: Top Flite B-25 ARF (Tecnical, tips, suggestions)

Cam,

What Futaba transmitter has a "dual throttle mode". I am trying to program a two throttle mix on a new Futaba 10C and even with the FAQ help....I are not getting it!!! Hate their *!#!*...
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