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01-12-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,420
Posted By Chris Nicastro

Use FB for sure but post the photos on here and...

Use FB for sure but post the photos on here and in the Sale section as a Wanted Ad. This is already a big RC community online plus add FB as a multiplier you should get great national and...
12-31-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 86,289
Posted By Chris Nicastro

Look at True Turn for the spinner because they...

Look at True Turn for the spinner because they made them for the ARF’s as well.
I have a Spitfire style CF/Aluminum spinner but it’s not 5”, it’s smaller.
12-28-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,444
Posted By Chris Nicastro

Ortho, I can’t say if it’s right from that...

Ortho,

I can’t say if it’s right from that point of view but I can tell you this; my CARF project was a total redesign and rebuild of the landing gear mounts. I’m pretty sure CARF did not fix the...
12-27-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,444
Posted By Chris Nicastro

Notice the back of the tire on the full scale...

Notice the back of the tire on the full scale practically lines up with the leading edge of the wing, roughly speaking. Then at take off attitude the axle will be ahead of the leading edge too. Make...
12-27-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,444
Posted By Chris Nicastro

CARF P-51 with corrected gear position and full...

CARF P-51 with corrected gear position and full scale for comparison
...
12-27-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,444
Posted By Chris Nicastro

Good observations and good adjustments so far. ...

Good observations and good adjustments so far.

Yes warbirds and especially Mustangs tend to have two errors built in. The thrust angle and the gear position. First the thrust angle tends to be...
Forum: Marketplace
12-09-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By Chris Nicastro

What are the dimensions of each part in 1/5 and...

What are the dimensions of each part in 1/5 and 1/4? Id like to check their size against the CARF cockpit.
Forum: RC Jets
11-03-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,467
Posted By Chris Nicastro

That’s the one, it was a Mig 29 9-13. The hump on...

That’s the one, it was a Mig 29 9-13. The hump on the back was there for extra fuel for longer range. In my opinion it messes up the nice lines of the regular 9-12 model. Yeah there was a big to do...
11-01-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 36,757
Posted By Chris Nicastro

Another shot of the seat in the cockpit... ...

Another shot of the seat in the cockpit...
This is taking up more time than I wanted but the proportions are tough to define because of the model. I made the seat work ok and the whole seat and...
Forum: RC Jets
11-01-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,467
Posted By Chris Nicastro

Levi, I have a new CARF Mig 29 and Matrix Machine...

Levi, I have a new CARF Mig 29 and Matrix Machine gear thatís why I can compare the two Migs first hand but I canít remember the guys name that made the model for Mikoyan. I was trying to get a set...
11-01-2020, 01:47 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 36,757
Posted By Chris Nicastro

Some progress on the cockpit... Made the armor...

Some progress on the cockpit...
Made the armor plate behind the seat and the seat rails. Added detail to the side panels and prepared for primer.

The biggest deal is the swap to the Powerbox...
Forum: RC Jets
10-30-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,467
Posted By Chris Nicastro

No not the RusJet, the smaller one that was...

No not the RusJet, the smaller one that was distributed through Mark in the UK, UKR Jets or GBR Jets? It’s been a few years I got it new but second hand. He had a similar name I think but as soon as...
Forum: RC Jets
10-29-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,467
Posted By Chris Nicastro

I wish I took better photos of the RusJet Mig 29...

I wish I took better photos of the RusJet Mig 29 kit I had because the molded detail was the best I’ve ever seen. The rivets, each type, location, size and count was spot on. It was just gorgeous. I...
10-27-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 67,405
Posted By Chris Nicastro

Good save! That’ll get you’re attention! Im not...

Good save! That’ll get you’re attention!
Im not a fan of single connectors to gang up multiple servos either. In all my experience I’ve never had a plug failure because mine are separated and...
Forum: RC Jets
10-25-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 111,019
Posted By Chris Nicastro

If anyone is looking for one of these F100’s I...

If anyone is looking for one of these F100’s I have an airframe I’d like to sell. We lost our airfield so I won’t be able to fly it here. Let me know if interested, PM me. I have the paint scheme as...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-21-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 48,281
Posted By Chris Nicastro

Haha! I’m still waiting to know how much the ISB...

Haha! I’m still waiting to know how much the ISB unit is!
Can you help me get one Thomas?
10-18-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 36,757
Posted By Chris Nicastro

The cockpit so far, not as much progress as I...

The cockpit so far, not as much progress as I wanted but some good solutions thus far. I moved the instrument panel back so it wasnít so far forward and hidden. The panel is laid out and Iíll copy...
10-16-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 36,757
Posted By Chris Nicastro

It was pretty awesome for sure. Iíll have to post...

It was pretty awesome for sure. Iíll have to post video of that ride. We buzzed the field at Kalispell MT at over 300knts and hangar roof top level! This Corsair is one of about 4 privately owned and...
10-16-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 36,757
Posted By Chris Nicastro

Some basic scaling with the cockpit kit parts I...

Some basic scaling with the cockpit kit parts I received. Iíll be using this to plan it out and make it fit. The side panels and floor are tongue and grooved so all I need to do is add plywood blocks...
10-16-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 36,757
Posted By Chris Nicastro

Yes they sure do mean “you strap it on” when you...

Yes they sure do mean “you strap it on” when you get in a P-51. I wish I paid for a flight a long time ago in Chino because flights now a super expensive. My Corsair flight was just the cost of fuel...
10-16-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 36,757
Posted By Chris Nicastro

Those are from the Tamiya 1/32 plastic model. I...

Those are from the Tamiya 1/32 plastic model. I just wanted to show them finished but I didn’t make them. Since I have the model and the plans that’s where I’m getting the layout information. I’ll...
10-15-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 36,757
Posted By Chris Nicastro

Here are some photos of the cockpit and this...

Here are some photos of the cockpit and this Mustang has the sheet metal seat I like. Save these for future reference!

...
10-14-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 36,757
Posted By Chris Nicastro

As a reference the slanted top edge is the canopy...

As a reference the slanted top edge is the canopy trackl and the pilots seat would be roughly between the circle on the right and data placard shown. That circle seems to be pretty centered with...
10-14-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 36,757
Posted By Chris Nicastro

The Cockpit build like many planes is a challenge...

The Cockpit build like many planes is a challenge because you don't have a lot of documentation plus the planes can vary from model to model, etc. I have a literal stack of magazines and books about...
Forum: Marketplace
10-14-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By Chris Nicastro

Would a K&B work for you?

Would a K&B work for you?
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