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Forum: Kit Building
08-05-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3,632
Views: 568,935
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Hi Guys

I have almost finished the build and I too used the electric retracts. I used the original plans and just popped the retracts in before final finishing of the airframe.
I re-enforced...
Forum: Kit Building
06-06-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3,632
Views: 568,935
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Guys
So glad this thread is back up and running. It feels like i've been building the plane all my life!
Well its nearly ready. I glassed the body and wings but decided to save time by using film...
Forum: Kit Building
01-30-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 3,632
Views: 568,935
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Hi Guys

My last post was some time ago. I was waiting for my Lado tech electric retracts to come but unfortunatley they never did show up. I waited over a year and to this day I have not had my...
12-01-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 52,975
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Electric Retracts From E-flite

Thanks for the quick reply. I have more info and will mail horizon later.
Robart strut:- 662 7/16" dia. Weight:- 3oz(80grams)
Du-bro scale wheel:- 3 1/2". Weight:- 3 1/2oz(100grams)
Combined:-...
12-01-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 52,975
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Electric Retracts From E-flite

Hi Guys
I have just bought a set of 60-120 retracts. Does anyone know if there is a weight limit to what the retract can lift?
They are going into my 1/7 scale topflite mustang which requires 3...
11-02-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,359
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: EFlite Electric Retracts

Hi mate
I just measured before reading in the instructions that the wire strut provided with the retracts is 5mm in diameter. Do you think the 3/16th strut fittings will fit this measurement?
...
11-01-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,359
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: EFlite Electric Retracts

hi guys

I have just bought the EFlite 60 electric retracts for mu Top Filte mustang build. Do you know if I can use Robart Struts with them? And what diamiter would I need to get?

Cheers
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07-02-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 213,942
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Lado retracts, do the really exist?

Mikev
I'm with you on this mate, i also ordered mine in sept 09 and still waiting.
If anyone has been in contact please let us know.
Waiting patiently and patientsis runnign out!!
Seems to...
06-28-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 213,942
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Lado retracts, do the really exist?

Finally some movement on this bloody forum!! Ok anyone heard off Doug or geremy recently?? I placed my order in september 09, YES 2009. Still waiting and praying. Maybe now its time to give up though...
05-22-2010, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 213,942
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Lado retracts, do the really exist?

Ok Point taken.
But if I were to order, wouldn't it be more economical for me to order from France rather than MagnumRC?
I live in the UK. Wouldn't it be cheaper for me, the paying customer, to...
05-21-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 213,942
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Lado retracts, do the really exist?

So Christophe....

Can I get your Guarantee that IF I place an order with you, you will honour my order and ship the goods in a timly and professional manner unlike what I have experienced with...
05-20-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 213,942
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Lado retracts, do the really exist?

Continues to ignore emails. Looks like I will finally have to face up to being conned by this a***hole!
Even emails to Christophe and Jeremy are not being replied to.
Makes me wonder if these...
05-11-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 213,942
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Lado retracts, do the really exist?

RBean
I Don't know how to go about this.
I live in the U.K. and have paid in full for the retracts and am still waiting. The transaction went through on September last year.
Can I put myself...
05-08-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 213,942
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Lado retracts, do the really exist?

Hi Mikev
I too still havn't recieved my retracts. Ordered 12th September 09. My order status shows that the items have been shipped but I think this was what jeremy said would happen.
So they...
05-05-2010, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Help needed!

The first time I tried this the prop wasn't on. I used the 3cell lipo 2200mah. It didn't seem to start. The esc sounded a few times then after some tweaking it started for approx. 5 seconds then...
05-04-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Help needed!

I bought the Hobby city cessna. Its 44 inch wingspan and made from balsa. Prop is a 9x4 electric. Both bought from hobbycity.com
Cheers
05-04-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By bluetomcat

Help needed!

Hi all

I have been flying electric for about 2 years. Problem being with only 1 aircraft/setup. I have the Extreme flight edge 45" and it came with an airboss 45A ESc and Torque 2818/900 motor....
04-13-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 213,942
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Lado retracts, do the really exist?

Still waiting too. Has anyone had anything from Lado this year?
It says shipped on my status and after several emails to jeremy, christophe and e- whatever its called I still havn't had a reply.
...
02-03-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 213,942
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Lado retracts, do the really exist?

Mikev
I ordered mine 12 september, number 1160. Several emails with about half being answered saying various excuses. Last reply said he was aiming to fill the order by end jan 2010. Well that date...
11-18-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 213,942
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Lado retracts, do the really exist?

Hi all

Just wondering where we are at with regards to timescales on orders?
I ordered mine 12th September with no communications since. I can nolonger claim a dispute with Paypal. has anyone...
11-06-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 213,942
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Lado retracts, do the really exist?

Big Tim
Why you having a go at us guys from over the pond? We are not trying to con you guys over there just putting money into your countrymen.

Look we see a really promising ad on this forum...
Forum: Kit Building
11-05-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3,632
Views: 568,935
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Hi All
Sorry havn't posted an update on here in a while I am on hold waiting for my retracts to arrive.
Lado-Tech retracts that is. DO NOT place an order for these retracts. They may look good...
11-05-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 213,942
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Lado retracts, do the really exist?

Does anybody think he is genuinly in hospital?

In my experience he has told me so many lies his nose should be a mile long by now!!

Maybe thats why hes in hospital LOL!!

Really can't...
11-03-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 213,942
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Lado retracts, do the really exist?

Thanks for the info. By the way how much does it cost per phone call?
I too paid via paypal and have requested money back off Doug but with no success as of yet.
Fingers crossed though!
Those...
11-02-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 213,942
Posted By bluetomcat

RE: Lado retracts, do the really exist?

Hi Jez51

What phone number did you use from the UK? As you can see I too live in the UK (South Wales) and have been dragged into this con from the word go. I have a build on hold and really want...
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