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Cox P-40 and Testors P-40

Post  Madguns on Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:11 pm






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Re: Cox P-40 and Testors P-40

Post  Oldenginerod on Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:05 pm

I have the Testors version. I had no idea there was such a big size difference.
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Re: Cox P-40 and Testors P-40

Post  Mark Boesen on Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:32 pm

The Comet P-40 was slightly smaller than the Cox version...then there was the Wen-Mac version, so ugly it was cool!

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Post  Oldenginerod on Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:07 am

Yep, they don't come much uglier than that. Mad
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Re: Cox P-40 and Testors P-40

Post  Mark Boesen on Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:00 pm

lol, it's big, it's colorful...and we need to mount the engine way out in front to get it to balance out!

Here's another P-40 you don't see often: The Tri-ang Co. Tomahawk, made in England under licence from Cox, notice the modified radiator.
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Re: Cox P-40 and Testors P-40

Post  Mark Boesen on Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:05 pm

....and another 'rare' p-40, this is the last version Comet made, Cub reed .059 with 'snap' starter, owner had fuselage chromed to make for a stunning model.

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Re: Cox P-40 and Testors P-40

Post  akjgardner on Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:12 pm

Mark Boesen wrote:lol, it's big, it's colorful...and we need to mount the engine way out in front to get it to balance out!

Here's another P-40 you don't see often: The Tri-ang Co. Tomahawk, made in England under licence from Cox, notice the modified radiator.
Nice Model Mark
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Re: Cox P-40 and Testors P-40

Post  Mark Boesen on Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:53 pm

that's from a collector over in ohio, the guy has/had one of the biggest collections around
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Re: Cox P-40 and Testors P-40

Post  Madguns on Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:45 pm

Very cool!
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Segue...Scientific P-40

Post  944_Jim on Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:24 pm

This is from a 1960 Scientific kit. Wingspan is around 21 inches.

Original plan was to run an AP Wasp. Now I'm leaning towards first flights on a Golden Bee. The engine mount for the AP has been drilled to fit the Bee mounting pattern in case I want a longer run or more power.
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