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06-01-2021, 09:48 AM
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Posted By jmdunstan

I have gotten to the point of installing the gear...

I have gotten to the point of installing the gear mounts in the fiberglass booms, and quickly realized the the stock Ziroli mounts for Robart retracts do not work with Sierra gear. In my research I...
04-23-2021, 07:40 AM
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Posted By jmdunstan

John: Thanks for your input. My P-38 will use...

John: Thanks for your input. My P-38 will use DLE55RA's and Sierra gear, and has fiberglass booms. Knowing that I will not need 5 or 6 pounds of ballast is a great relief. What is the total...
04-20-2021, 07:33 AM
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Posted By jmdunstan

I am in the early stages of my first Ziroli P-38...

I am in the early stages of my first Ziroli P-38 build, and am trying to gather as much information as possible. Among the many issues on my mind are recommended placement of internal components...
04-05-2021, 10:12 AM
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Posted By jmdunstan

I was trying to thank 70 ragtop for his advice on...

I was trying to thank 70 ragtop for his advice on servos and gear door actuation.
04-05-2021, 07:53 AM
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Posted By jmdunstan

Thanks for your advice. I will take it.

Thanks for your advice. I will take it.
03-25-2021, 08:21 AM
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Posted By jmdunstan

I am planning a Ziroli P-38 build, and would...

I am planning a Ziroli P-38 build, and would appreciate any advice on servo selection. Specifically, would Hitec HS645MG servos be appropriate for all control surfaces? Also, I would appreciate...
03-23-2021, 07:39 AM
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Posted By jmdunstan

I am planning the build of a Ziroli P-38, and...

I am planning the build of a Ziroli P-38, and would appreciate any advice on servo selection for the various flight control surfaces.
01-22-2021, 11:51 AM
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Views: 320,456
Posted By jmdunstan

Next ask... Does Spychalla still offer the...

Next ask... Does Spychalla still offer the bubble canopy/turtle deck conversion kit? I cannot connect to their website.
01-22-2021, 11:27 AM
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Posted By jmdunstan

Thanks, Ken

Thanks, Ken
01-22-2021, 09:52 AM
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Posted By jmdunstan

I recently acquired a Yellow Spitfire kit, and...

I recently acquired a Yellow Spitfire kit, and found it was missing all of the drawings and that all of the figures in the assembly instructions are blank. Can anyone help me find the missing...
Forum: Marketplace
10-05-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By jmdunstan

Yes, it is sold. If you would like one, I would...

Yes, it is sold. If you would like one, I would be glad to build another. Please e-mail me at [email protected] if you are interested.
Forum: Marketplace
10-03-2020, 07:13 AM
Forum: Marketplace
10-02-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By jmdunstan

1/8 scale Bud Light Super Corsair

I assume you are referring to the Budweiser Light Super Corsair (BLSC). I have attached a photo to confirm this is what you want. If you just want the stock airframe finished in these colors and...
Forum: Marketplace
10-02-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By jmdunstan

First off, any engine that could pull this...

First off, any engine that could pull this airframe to anywhere near 170 mph would make the plane so heavy it would likely snap out of turns. I cannot offer any assurances about its ability to...
Forum: Marketplace
10-02-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By jmdunstan

1/8 SCALE CORSAIR (62.5" wingspan) FOR SALE (in-the-bones)

All balsa and lite ply, built from the plans for the discontinued Top Flite Gold Edition 60 Corsair. Tail surfaces built from reduced Ziroli Corsair plans to produce more scale shapes. Ready for...
08-25-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 76,727
Posted By jmdunstan

Replacement canopy for Top Flite Corsair 60

As a builder, I am dismayed that Horizon has discontinued almost all airplane kits, including the Top Flite Gold Edition Corsair 60. When I built my last one, I was able to build it completely from...
08-15-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,003
Posted By jmdunstan

Final weight

Congratulations on your beautiful Corsair. Your thread will be very helpful to me in building my wood Corsair. I am not up to doing thousands of rivets, but I do intend to include a detailed cockpit,...
06-18-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19,444
Views: 2,241,590
Posted By jmdunstan

I can recommend Cal-Grafx at Cal-Grafx Index Page...

I can recommend Cal-Grafx at Cal-Grafx Index Page (http://www.cal-grafx.com/)
09-10-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,577
Posted By jmdunstan

6061-T6 aluminum struts

I have been very happy with the 6061-T6 struts produced by Abell Hobby (www.abellhobby.com). Their prices are reasonable and the finished struts are accurately made.

Since Abell cannot produce...
01-23-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,277
Posted By jmdunstan

RE: Don Anderson GP Super Aeromaster build from plans

I realize that this thread has not been active for a few years, but I have just started building a Super Aeromaster from plans, and I have not been able to find a source for a canopy.  I would...
12-20-2012, 09:36 AM
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Views: 2,241,590
Posted By jmdunstan

RE: WACO YMF

Joe:

I had vinyl decal made from the PICA 1/5 scale kit's decals by Cal-Grafx (http://www.cal-grafx.com). I suggest you contact them to determine whether they still have the CAD files they...
11-08-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19,444
Views: 2,241,590
Posted By jmdunstan

RE: WACO YMF

Dash7ATP: My WACO is 1/5 scale:

Dan: There are several early posts that include photos of sheeting the struts. I suggest you go to page 1, scroll down to "aluminum sheeting", and click through the...
11-08-2012, 09:36 AM
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Views: 2,241,590
Posted By jmdunstan

RE: WACO YMF

Dan:

Here are a couple of pictures of my struts mounted. I installed a 1/4" AC plywood mounting plate at points in the fuselage structure where the bent wire struts slip into the grooves in the...
10-03-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19,444
Views: 2,241,590
Posted By jmdunstan

RE: WACO YMF

Re:  aluminum struts for the Pica 1/5 scale WACO

I must now close my offer of the subject struts.  I have received 4 confirmed orders, and have released the fab shop to make the struts.  I am...
10-02-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 19,444
Views: 2,241,590
Posted By jmdunstan

RE: WACO YMF

Re: Aluminum struts for the 1/5 scale Pica WACO

For those who did not see them earlier - and I can't find the message in this very long thread - here are a couple of photos of my struts and mount....
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