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02-23-2017, 07:38 AM
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Posted By dionysusbacchus

For a wing tube fix you can Hysol or epoxy the...

For a wing tube fix you can Hysol or epoxy the wing tube permanently into the wing. For a tighter fit into the fuselage you can add some thin CA to the fuselage end of the aluminum tube. Then sand...
02-17-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

Are you getting the flex with the wing bolts...

Are you getting the flex with the wing bolts firmly tightened? If not,
tighten them and then try it.

I used Hysol on the wing tubes in the fuselage:
...
01-16-2017, 03:58 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

This is one of the best ARF P-51 out there. I...

This is one of the best ARF P-51 out there. I don't know what Tower you are looking at but they are showing the Gunfighter and Old Crow as in stock. I would get those instead of waiting for the...
01-04-2017, 05:00 PM
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Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

This is a list I made for a fellow club member...

This is a list I made for a fellow club member also assembling this plane:


Tower Hobbies:

1 Robart 635RS 90 Degree Heavy Duty Mains - $186.99
1 Robart Left Hand Robostrut...
01-02-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

I glued my stock exhaust stacks in already, but I...

I glued my stock exhaust stacks in already, but I could see those would look much better.
01-02-2017, 05:42 AM
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Posted By dionysusbacchus

I used much of the stock hardware, although I...

I used much of the stock hardware, although I could see the flap linkage pulling loose if the flaps were dropped at higher speed. That is another reason I chose to use the internal linkage, no mods...
12-13-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

OK, here is the video. I think this is the last...

OK, here is the video. I think this is the last major issue with this plane, the rest is pretty straight forward and being that RCU is basically dead I think I've contributed enough to this thread!...
12-12-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

Real quick, I went out to the shop this evening...

Real quick, I went out to the shop this evening and knocked it out just to make sure it works. So this is the prototype installation, I will polish it up, but it works very well.

Basically some...
12-12-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

I've figured out a solid system for the tail...

I've figured out a solid system for the tail wheel gear doors, none of the stock stuff is used, just the mounting hole in the retract unit itself. Its very simple, you all will love it! I will finish...
12-11-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

Thanks Rick! I will let you know how the tail...

Thanks Rick! I will let you know how the tail wheel doors work out, I'm working on those now.

Decided to take a picture of my babies! ;) F-18 is 97" long and I have a Kingtech 180 with 40lbs of...
12-10-2016, 06:12 AM
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Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

My printer does pretty good I guess, I even...

My printer does pretty good I guess, I even filled out the aircraft data plate with my planes info and I can read it with a magnifying glass! Just fun stuff while I sit at the computer! It's finally...
12-06-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

Thanks Rick, the placards are from a full scale...

Thanks Rick, the placards are from a full scale P-51 restoration supplier. I don't want to post a link, just google P-51 placards and they will come up. I scale them to size and print them out on...
12-05-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

Looking good Rick! I'm spending a little...

Looking good Rick!

I'm spending a little more time on the cockpit, the sliding canopy turned out so good I figured it deserved it. When people look at a warbird they always look into the cockpit...
12-01-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

Thanks N99JH! Looking good AZThud! Funny you...

Thanks N99JH!

Looking good AZThud! Funny you should mention the cockpit, I tossed mine in the bin! I will be making my own parts, just keeping the dash hood and the radio boxes. I also made my...
11-29-2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

Have a few final mods to show, almost done with...

Have a few final mods to show, almost done with the basic install and assembly.

The rudder is so wide at the bottom, I decided to install the Du-bro 440 Pull Pull cable set in a full scale hidden...
11-21-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

Distance is 6 5/8" On mine I installed...

Distance is 6 5/8"


On mine I installed the flap servo's and now have internal pushrods. I used all the stock parts, all you have to do is turn the servo arm down into the wing. It's nice and...
11-17-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

I'm back on this project after setting it aside...

I'm back on this project after setting it aside to finish my TF Zero.

Of course mine must be different, so I did some research on the unit markings and I was really impressed. Also the original...
09-19-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

Dreamworks ULTRA PRECISION CYLINDER 7/16 X 1 1/4"...

Dreamworks ULTRA PRECISION CYLINDER 7/16 X 1 1/4" for the inner gear doors. UP2 Valve for the retracts and sequencing. Robart 5 1/4" scale wheels with Robart 635RS 90 Degree Heavy Duty Mains. I used...
09-19-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

For those that like realistic scale maneuvers and...

For those that like realistic scale maneuvers and flight, this is how I like to fly my Warbirds. Everything this full scale P-51 does can be realistically done with this plane and a DLE 55 and when...
09-09-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

In my opinion it is never good to transport a...

In my opinion it is never good to transport a model sitting on it's gear. I always build a support system that takes into account the internal structure and has the most support over the greatest...
09-07-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

Got some of my air system installed, the only...

Got some of my air system installed, the only hard part left is fixing the rear tail wheel former. I will show pictures of that when I get to it tomorrow.

The Robart 635RS Heavy Duty main retracts...
09-07-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

I have turbine jets that easily exceed 200 mph...

I have turbine jets that easily exceed 200 mph with unlimited vertical, so I'm not looking for another turbine when I fly a P-51. I like to fly gracefully and realistically with my models and have as...
09-04-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

Just tried to install the tail wheel and noticed...

Just tried to install the tail wheel and noticed that the former it mounts to is VERY crooked, off by almost 1/2"! The only former in the fuselage that they need to get right and it's wrong, this is...
09-04-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

I'll show my air conversion as it may interest...

I'll show my air conversion as it may interest some, first up is the tail wheel. A standard 3/8" Robart cylinder works perfect.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2179580
09-03-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 82,235
Posted By dionysusbacchus

I took 2 pictures, now I see what you mean, one...

I took 2 pictures, now I see what you mean, one close up and one with zoom. I like the profile of this plane, very nice.

Picture close without zoom:
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