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Post  rsv1cox Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:01 am

Couldn't resist them.  $11.50 and $15.76 respectively. Same seller, combined shipping.

What's not to love, spinners, engines and color coordinated handles.  Already got all the patterns and paints to replace the P-40's tail sections.  P-51 suffers from what I have dubbed tico syndrome.  Hair dryer application required.

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I did pass on this one though to some regret.  The Golden Bee was an attraction but at over $60 it was a no-go for me.

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Post  Oldenginerod Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:13 am

Just makes me want to get my old Testors P-40 out and clean it up. It's in about the same state at the P-51 and severely needs some realignment. I managed to get some replacement original landing gear a while back, so to fly it I either need to fly on a paved surface (on 10' lines if I use my driveway) or remove the landing gear and fly over grass with help. Original landing gear broke on the first flight over grass.

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Post  rsv1cox Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:24 am

Looks like the PO was flying?? these on five foot lines Rod judging by the string on the handles.  I don't think that's even possible.  With 10 footers you must be spinning right along.  

Solved the LG problem on my other P-40 rebuild.  Airframe will break before these come off.

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Post  getback Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:59 am

Looks like another mess for you to fix R up lol! Shame u didnt get the balsa one = clean engine go fly , but thats pretty hi ! Mad
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Post  ticomareado Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:51 am

My vision for a serious Fly 'Em project:

1- Start with an ME-109 (the smallest of all Fly 'ems)
2- Get a confirmed bench test plastic pipe bomb flip start (strip off Rotamatic hdwe.) runner before installation. (this part will take time/patience/luck and maybe several engines) Use a real 1/2A two blade speed prop.
3- Remove landing gear, under wing radiators and maybe other plastic parasitic protrusions from plane.
4- Fill in under camber of wing with wood to a semi-symmetrical airfoil.
5- Use a 1/2A speed dolly for launching.
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Post  NEW222 Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:26 am

Nice Mustang..... I think it has a twin up north.....

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Post  rsv1cox Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:25 pm

I probably couldn't keep my hands off that balsa one Eric. I would have had to remove the slopped on varnish that was on every part of it, ruining the under finish while I was at it. Main reason I didn't get it.

Good ideas Victor, I especially like filling in the underside of the wing. You ever fly one of these? I go to youtube and people start them but I have never seen one fly. Seller had another Fly-em plane for sale, a bi-plane but I passed. I have yet to se a ME-109.

You fly that thing Chancey?
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Post  ticomareado Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:30 pm

Me fly a Fly 'em?? I couldn't make out to the control handle before it ran out of fuel.
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Post  NEW222 Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:47 pm

Sorry, but not yet. I have had good intentions of trying it out, but have just not gotten to it yet. The main reason being is I heard they were slow risers, and I do not have a smooth surface to take off from here, at the cottage, or at the club. I just may try a bunch of cardboard next year at the cottage for a runway.
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Post  Oldenginerod Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:05 pm

I never flew my P-40 R.O.G. Always had dear old Mum there to launch it for me. Flew at a rerasonable pace with no landing gear and a Tornado 6x3 prop. Just round and round, but pretty quick if I recall. It has absolutely no throw on the elevator.

I could never get it to run with the original 3 blader, but fired up easily with the 6x3.
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Post  ticomareado Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:43 am

So they don't have elder abuse laws down under?
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