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03-09-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 102,279
Posted By Sonny.C

Thank You for posting the video! The 190 won...

Thank You for posting the video!
The 190 won her class at the 2018 masters event and was a joy to fly in competition.
Engine: DA70, Sierra Retracts, Futaba Radio.
The original paint scheme was...
10-06-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

Hi Benjack, I had a Torqpro-70 in my mustang...

Hi Benjack,
I had a Torqpro-70 in my mustang and ended up replacing it with a DLE-55RA for 2-reasons.
#1 - Idle and midrange operation tended to be unreliable and the plane suffered a couple badly...
09-17-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

Ok, Thanks for the quick response! Sonny

Ok, Thanks for the quick response!


Sonny
09-17-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

Hi Chad, Sorry you crashed your P-51. I'm...

Hi Chad,
Sorry you crashed your P-51.
I'm interested in the mustang's canopy and latch. My latch broke off and I can't find one that matches the original.

Thanks!

Sonny Coleman
07-19-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 25,396
Posted By Sonny.C

Have ya'll noticed that Horizon Hobby has a "No...

Have ya'll noticed that Horizon Hobby has a "No Longer Available" alert on the Evolution 160 gas radial web page...
04-13-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 61,729
Posted By Sonny.C

Nick, I fly at the Greater Southwest Aero...

Nick,

I fly at the Greater Southwest Aero Modelers field in Ft worth. Link to website w/address: http://www.flygsw.org.

We are currently developing a racing quad track for our multi-rotor...
04-13-2017, 04:50 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 61,729
Posted By Sonny.C

Hi John, Maybe this coming weekend I'll...

Hi John,

Maybe this coming weekend I'll maiden the mustang if the gale force winds we've been experiencing die down a bit. Why is it that the winds are most perfect during the week days, then on...
04-11-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 61,729
Posted By Sonny.C

Tim, The Roto Motor 85 should be WAY less of...

Tim,

The Roto Motor 85 should be WAY less of a thumper than the DLE85, but at the sacrifice of some overall power. Should sound a lot better too.

I have the Torque Pro 70 in mine, but have yet...
03-24-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

Hi John, The flexible exhaust pipe on my...

Hi John,

The flexible exhaust pipe on my mustangs exits out the bottom through a 1" hole through the cowling. Use the small standoffs provided with the engine and the gap between the spinner back...
03-07-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

Nice detail work Dan!

Nice detail work Dan!
02-17-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 138,451
Posted By Sonny.C

Topgun25000, I'm sorry you received a...

Topgun25000,

I'm sorry you received a damaged plane. My Top Models Mustang arrived with a broken rear canopy frame that was damaged during the shipping process..

Go to the following link:...
02-17-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

I didn't like the looks of the fuse wing tube...

I didn't like the looks of the fuse wing tube retainers in my stang so I too added triangle stock and Hysol to shore-up the flimsy looking wing supports on both sides. Can't do anything about the...
01-30-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

Hi Prekin, I'd be interested in a P-51 gun...

Hi Prekin,

I'd be interested in a P-51 gun sight. Do you have these in stock?

Please send me more info.

Thanks!

Sonny
01-20-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 61,729
Posted By Sonny.C

Hi Garrettkub, I ordered my Blondie version...

Hi Garrettkub,

I ordered my Blondie version from Gator RC and had shipping damage as well. I thought it was going to be a minor thing getting replacement parts, but not.
I hope you have better...
12-30-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

Well, still no canopy from Gator RC. Ordered a...

Well, still no canopy from Gator RC. Ordered a Ziroli P-51 canopy and its already arrived. Sure hope it fits the Top Models RC P-51. Over a month now of sitting and waiting on the last piece of the...
12-13-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

Thanks for the info! I had heck getting...

Thanks for the info!

I had heck getting those tailwheel doors to close evenly.



Sonny
Forum: Gas Engines
12-01-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By Sonny.C

TorqPro 70 4-Stroke Gas Engine

Greetings All,

Has anyone had any experience with the Torqpro 70 engine? I have one mounted in a Top RC Models P-51 ready to go. With the included short stand-offs the motor is perfect for the...
11-28-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

Hello All, I'm finishing up my Top RC Models...

Hello All,

I'm finishing up my Top RC Models P-51, except for the canopy frame that was broken in shipment. I thought the frame might be repairable, but the material is so thin and brittle the fix...
10-10-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

AC2, The tail wheel servo has to both raise...

AC2,

The tail wheel servo has to both raise and lower the retract assembly and open/close the doors . The retract mechanism its self is a bit sloppy as far as side-to-side play with all the parts...
10-10-2016, 04:21 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

Hi AC2, I had planned on using a micro servo...

Hi AC2,

I had planned on using a micro servo for the tail wheel retracts/gear doors as well, but not enough umph to open or close so I went with a Hitec mini servo and still there were times when...
10-09-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

AC2, thank you for the detailed info on the...

AC2, thank you for the detailed info on the TorqPro 70 engine fit and the photos too. They made up my mind on what engine to install. Are you going with the straight pipe into the scale location or...
10-04-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

AC2, Thanks for the quick reply. I have a...

AC2,

Thanks for the quick reply. I have a DLE55 RA laying around needing a plane to belong to, but I'd rather go with something different like the TorqPro if possible.

I've got several items...
10-04-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

Hi AC2, Did you have to modify the firewall...

Hi AC2,

Did you have to modify the firewall to fit the TorqPro 70?
How much of the cowling had to be cut out?
Any cooling issues noted?

I like the sound of the TorqPro 70 compared to the DLE...
09-20-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

My fried retract motor has been replaced and I've...

My fried retract motor has been replaced and I've figured out the Assan gear door sequencer. I put the two main gear doors and the retractable tailwheel on the Assan sequencer and got the timing...
09-16-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,283
Posted By Sonny.C

Well, I managed to let the smoke out of one of...

Well, I managed to let the smoke out of one of the retract motors. I tried to use the Assan HK gear sequencer and ended up wiring it up wrong and poof, the magic smoke left the building and so did...
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