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11-10-2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By spitfire66

Wow that is absolutely amazing! Im sure a cnc...

Wow that is absolutely amazing! Im sure a cnc shop could cut the parts from cad or drawing. I may experiment with thick g10. Excellent work.
11-07-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,716
Posted By spitfire66

Can you/are you going to design Fowler flap hinge...

Can you/are you going to design Fowler flap hinge mechanisms?
...
10-14-2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,716
Posted By spitfire66

How will you hinge the flaps? Are you making a...

How will you hinge the flaps? Are you making a Fowler flap hinge system?

I assume the Sierra retracts for the 100 yellow p-38 will fit as well? If not, what are you planning to use?
08-27-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By spitfire66

https://bestpilots.typepad.com/my_weblog/bomber-pi...

https://bestpilots.typepad.com/my_weblog/bomber-pilot-figures.html

not sure if this is what you are looking for.
08-02-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,564
Views: 295,106
Posted By spitfire66

Fili, have you had any more opportunities to...

Fili,

have you had any more opportunities to fly the 38? What is your overall impression of it? Is it hard/easy to fly, did it require many changes, or was it as expected? Im building one in 1-2...
Forum: Marketplace
07-30-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By spitfire66

I pmd you Brian. Thanks for the reply!

I pmd you Brian. Thanks for the reply!
Forum: Marketplace
07-27-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By spitfire66

Nice try scamming me bushdavid57 (joined july 8...

Nice try scamming me bushdavid57 (joined july 8 22) Im not emailing your buddy [email protected] who magically has what Im looking for.Lowlife.
Forum: Marketplace
07-26-2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By spitfire66

Wtb***ziroli p-38 fiberglass booms***wtb

Hello,
I recently purchased all the fiberglass parts, plans, spinners, etc., from Ziroli and I am wanting to find some fiberglass booms for my upcoming build to save some time. If you have some...
07-22-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,681
Views: 360,202
Posted By spitfire66

Hello, That prop is pretty cool! What rpm...

Hello,

That prop is pretty cool! What rpm are you getting at 8 or 10 of pitch? (If it can adjust that fine). 6200 sounds like quite a load. Have you installed baffles for cooling? We (My...
07-22-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 209,698
Posted By spitfire66

I recently purchased everything available for...

I recently purchased everything available for purchase from Ziroli for the 38. I'll be buying the sierra retracts soon. Just a shot in the dark, does anyone have the fiberglass booms that they'd let...
06-12-2022, 11:55 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,517
Posted By spitfire66

Would 2 part epoxy paint from klass kote work? My...

Would 2 part epoxy paint from klass kote work? My hobby group we all started stripping everything down and using engine paint from auto parts stores. Im not sure how well that would go with the...
Forum: Marketplace
05-27-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By spitfire66

I would like the 11 and 22 sanding bar. Please...

I would like the 11 and 22 sanding bar. Please let me know how much! I will take all 3 if you will not separate.
05-15-2022, 06:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 856
Posted By spitfire66

I am not there to see how the cg is working out,...

I am not there to see how the cg is working out, but I think the measured cg you provided is a little aft. Yes, more nose weight to get it in the range.
05-14-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 856
Posted By spitfire66

I agree. Get the cg around 110mm or 28-30%

I agree. Get the cg around 110mm or 28-30%
05-14-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 856
Posted By spitfire66

Kyosho made a spit that was 90 size. Compare...

Kyosho made a spit that was 90 size. Compare the wingspans and compare.

My preference is for aft cg around 30% range. When I do this I reduce the throws so it is not twitchy to fly. I wouldnt...
04-26-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By spitfire66

Wow, Im at a loss for words. I thought they...

Wow, Im at a loss for words. I thought they would be among the last standing. Does anyone think they will be bought out?
04-10-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,729
Posted By spitfire66

The idea that rumens kits are a quick build is a...

The idea that rumens kits are a quick build is a fantasy. Every decision is left to the builder with NO plans or build manual. You also have to piece it together and decide where every servo, every...
03-30-2022, 07:18 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 67,815
Posted By spitfire66

I picked up my b-26 yesterday. It has g23s,...

I picked up my b-26 yesterday. It has g23s, yes twenty threes! I am going to rework the airplane after I finish my mustang and Corsair so it will be awhile. I ordered new cowls for it this...
03-07-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 30,042
Posted By spitfire66

The rails came from canopy rails for warbirds...

The rails came from canopy rails for warbirds which I believe was owned by a modeler that has since passed. They are now sold by ziroli I think. I am not sure if they still are. I bought them years...
03-06-2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 30,042
Posted By spitfire66

The mustang from fokkerc sounds cool, but keep in...

The mustang from fokkerc sounds cool, but keep in mind that his kits leave it all to the builder. There is no manual like a ziroli and there will be no guidance as youd be one of the first to...
03-06-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,620
Posted By spitfire66

Look at the wheels closely on one of the landing...

Look at the wheels closely on one of the landing pictures. Its like they completely splayed out and twisted in. I wish meister would make fiberglass fuses again
03-05-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,620
Posted By spitfire66

PilotRC P-47 Thunderbolt ARF 95

https://pilot-rc.com/p47d-1-5-94-9-2-41m/

Here is a new arf to consider!
03-05-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By spitfire66

brakes and brake controller

I am going to buy a built up Jerry Bates B-26 and I will finish a build of a Ziroli P-38. I need brakes now that I will be flying off pavement. I see Robart uses an electric controller for their...
02-17-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,564
Views: 295,106
Posted By spitfire66

I wasnt sure if century jet was still around,...

I wasnt sure if century jet was still around, but good to hear that they are. I am still not quite sold on electric retracts as I only hear the bad and never the good. I have Robart electrics on my...
02-16-2022, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1,564
Views: 295,106
Posted By spitfire66

Im going to do a ziroli, but I would have the...

Im going to do a ziroli, but I would have the new kit made to fit the Sierra retracts for the yellow aircraft p-38 if Darrell still makes them. Ill see if Ruman can make stuff for the 114 ziroli...
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