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Post  getback on Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:20 pm

A friend here on the Forum sent me out of the blue after asking if I would like one to fly in the up coming event , ok why not I don't have one (original ) He also said the box was to big and would add some extras !??? OK Well I have been at the Beach last week and when I got home this was waiting at the back door >> ( sorry for the burrs )  





The last pic is the one I am cleaning on now , Thank You So Very much Joe !! This Site Rocks! This Site Rocks! This Site Rocks!
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Post  Mark Boesen on Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:50 pm

cool deal! lol, looks like you can build one of those "ultra rare" all blue and/or all yellow PT-19s!
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Post  rsv1cox on Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:07 pm

Wow Eric, It's nice to have friends.

Everything in that box is wonderful, especially that Cox Airacobra.  

Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy but I worry about you and Rusty with Florence approaching.  PT-19 weekend may not be so nice.

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Post  getback on Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:08 pm

Thanks Mark , hea what are those blue and silver oneS I know the Cosmic Wind Other 2 don't have names I can find . I am over Joyed !
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Post  getback on Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:11 pm

More worried about Rusty than me it looks like it may turn from what they say >/ Me and a friend Just got back from the Carolina beach for a week Sunday!!! Glad to bee home . Shocked
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Post  Oldenginerod on Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:51 pm

I'm confused by the Cosmic Wind. Says Testors on the fin but looks like a Cox engine.

Nice collection. Lucky you have cheaper shipping than to me.
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Post  getback on Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:12 pm

Oldenginerod wrote:I'm confused by the Cosmic Wind.  Says Testors on the fin but looks like a Cox engine.

Nice collection.  Lucky you have cheaper shipping than to me.
 Here it is Rod it was smaller than the Testor's  http://www.mh-aerotools.de/airfoils/cox_frameset.htm well didn't go were I wanted .. go to cox model data base Surprised


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Post  Oldenginerod on Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:50 pm

getback wrote:
Oldenginerod wrote:I'm confused by the Cosmic Wind.  Says Testors on the fin but looks like a Cox engine.

Nice collection.  Lucky you have cheaper shipping than to me.
 Here it is Rod it was smaller than the Testor's  http://www.mh-aerotools.de/airfoils/cox_frameset.htm well didn't go were I wanted .. go to cox model data base Surprised

So which is it, Cox or Testors? Sticker on the fin sure looks like Testors to me, but it is blurry. Testors did make a bigger version but both Testors and Cox made near-identical small versions.
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Post  GallopingGhostler on Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:31 pm

Didn't Cox purchase the molds from Testors?
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Post  NEW222 on Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:17 pm

Nice P-51 there. I got one of those a couple years ago from someone up here, and a needle from a fellow member on here for it. However, teh silver was mostly missing so the guy I got it from painted it blue, which was also peeling, so I used a bunch of brake cleaner and soaked it and used a toothbrush to scrub it down. I got 95% off, so now I just have a yellow-ish model. I will again look into painting it, properly.... The cracked canopy doesn't bother me, so I will just leave it as it is.

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Post  GallopingGhostler on Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:11 pm

NEW222 wrote:I got one of those a couple years ago from someone up here, and a needle from a fellow member on here for it. However, teh silver was mostly missing so the guy I got it from painted it blue, which was also peeling, so I used a bunch of brake cleaner and soaked it and used a toothbrush to scrub it down. I got 95% off, so now I just have a yellow-ish model. I will again look into painting it, properly.... The cracked canopy doesn't bother me, so I will just leave it as it is.
The brake cleaner did a good job of removing the paint. Now, it does look a little odd molded in bright yellow, unless you were to make it into a pylon racer. Yes, painted silver will make it look more respectable. I don't remember too much on those aircraft. I think that it wasn't a true chrome but a factory painted silver (to keep costs down).

You might be able to clean up the slightly fogged canopy with this:
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Post  getback on Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:43 am




Looks like a little of both 1978 #4910 .. I don't know if this is a mod for a cox engine or someone did it them self ??
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Post  Mark Boesen on Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:44 pm

Somebody hacked it up.

I posted a video of Bill Netzband a week or two ago, who goes into detail about the Testors Fly'em, i think it was part two.

Testors sold the molds to Tyco, who ended up selling to Cox.



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Post  GallopingGhostler on Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:46 pm

Thanks for the informative history on these aircraft, and clarifying the original finish on the P-51, Mark. Thumbs Up

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I don't know if this is a mod for a cox engine or someone did it them self ??
Wow, I didn't know there was a Cox .049 "Pipe Bomb" engine???!!! Shocked Beer Cheers drunken lol!
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Post  getback on Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:01 pm

Ant that some stuff , Thanks for the ID on the planes fellows I will have to put it back together for now Heck I don't even have a pipe bomb anymore (( I don't think )) Huh... Babe Bee .049 Damn I get many more these plastics I will have to make a shelf lol!
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Post  NEW222 on Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:47 pm

GallopingGhostler wrote:You might be able to clean up the slightly fogged canopy with this:

Thanks for the link, however, it is not fogged, it is broken. I guess one could say it looks like it was 'shot out' in battle.... Shocked
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Post  ticomareado on Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:13 pm

That Testors Cosmic Wind is one hell of a prison work shop job. Cox Bee front end with a metal pipe bomb reedie intake assembly shoved up its ass.
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Post  roddie on Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:43 pm

Hey Eric!! That "parcel on your porch" musta' been a nice surprise when you came back home off a beach holiday-weekend! Thumbs Up Thumbs Up Thumbs Up Thumbs Up I Love This Forum!

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Post  getback on Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:12 am

Heck Yea , I knew it was coming I had told Joe I would bee gone for a week at NC Beach and was happy to see it had made it unscaved and glad to bee home . Very Happy I may try to run that Cosmic Wind jail house approved engine in the future Tic. I will post if I do . Babe Bee .049
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