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Post  birdman on Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:49 pm

Well...the P-40 is on its way to completion but still missing one part: the gunsight.
Listed as part of assembly 5500-7 in the Cox parts catalog it once was available but it is not widely spread anymore I guess.
Is there someone who can provide me with photos, measurements or even a spare? Rolling Eyes

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Post  Marleysky on Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:30 pm

Looking good! Is the Camouflage tail original? Here's a newer one for sale on the bay:
For looking at the gunsight:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/cox-p-40-warhawk-thimble-drome-049-vintage-new-in-the-box-/302217409414?hash=item465d8fb386:g:GGIAAOSwA3dYmOEd

This guys is selling off a boatload of collector models.
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Post  Mark Boesen on Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:40 pm

Nice job on the p-40, i love to see the old toys get a second life.
It's gonna be tuff to find the gun sight, I bet you could find a beige spray paint at walmart or home depot that would be close for the (70's) horizontal stab, not full proof, but for display, why not.
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Post  rsv1cox on Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:08 pm

Good luck with your search. Antennas and gun sights are always vulnerable.

400 models to be auctioned. Ought to make a lot of people happy.
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Post  Cribbs74 on Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:12 pm

That gun sight would be super easy to duplicate.
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Post  getback on Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:46 am

Nice Restore Birdman !! like Ron said make it paint it black install done . If you find one the price would bee around 15- ? Small Cox Logo
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Post  birdman on Thu May 25, 2017 1:12 pm

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The very first run in aprox. 57 years! Engine hasn`t seen fuel until today and it runs great! Babe Bee .049
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